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Before its fifth season has even premiered, AMC announced Tuesday that The Walking Dead has been renewed for Season 6.

The renewal comes as no surprise. The Walking Dead is the No. 1 show on television in the adults 18-to-49 demographic and is the top-rated show in cable television history.

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"We could not be more excited for October 12th as we share new episodes ofThe Walking Dead with fans around the globe," AMC President Charlie Collier said in a statement. "In advance of Sunday's season five premiere, AMC proudly confirms a sixth season order of this extraordinary series. Thank you to Robert Kirkman, Scott Gimple, the terrific executive producers, and the entire team who brings this compelling world and these rich characters to life. There's plenty more Dead ahead thanks to their impressive, collective effort."

The Walking Dead returns Sunday at 9/8c on AMC.

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