WEB DESK: The cable network has renewed the top-rated zombie drama, The Walking Dead, based on the comics created by Robert Kirkman for a seventh season, The Hollywood Reporter Reported.
With the renewal, The Walking Dead ties Mad Men as the TV channel’s longest-running original scripted series with a 16-episode seventh season, Walking Dead would grow to 99 episodes, topping Mad Men‘s 92 episode total.
“All joking aside, we are so proud to share these shows with fans who have been so passionate, communicative and engaged. We are grateful for and continually impressed by the talent, effort and excellence on continuous display by Robert Kirkman, Scott Gimple, Chris Hardwick and the many people with whom we partner to make these unique shows possible. The result: More Walking and Talking. Hooray.” TV channel’s president Charlie Collier said in a statement Friday.