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AMC Orders Season 10 of ‘The Walking Dead’

Season 10 of The Walking Dead begins in October on AMC, the network said on Twitter. The second half of season nine starts Feb. 10. Said AMC, “Deep scars will be revealed as old allegiances are tested and new bonds formed. The Whisperers will challenge everything they knew.”

AMC Premiere customers could watch the mid-season starter Feb. 3 and on demand afterwards.

The 10th season will be the zombie apocalypse drama’s first without Andrew Lincoln, who plays Rick Grimes. Lincoln will star in movie spinoffs of The Walking Dead.

Angela Kang is showrunner and executive producer of The Walking Dead. The other exec producers are Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero, Tom Luse and Denise Huth 

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.