Each one-hour standalone episode of Tales of the Walking Dead will focus on both new and establised characters set in the world of the original series.
The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead writer-producer Channing Powell will showrun Tales, working closely with Scott M. Gimple, chief content officer of the Walking Dead Universe. An initial season of six episodes is expected to go into production early next year and premiere on AMC+ and AMC next summer.
“The Walking Dead is a show that made television history and attracted an army of passionate and highly engaged fans,” said Dan McDermott, president of original programming for AMC Networks and AMC Studios. “We see so much potential for a wide range of rich and compelling storytelling in this world,