FOX UK Acquires Talking Dead
FOX UK has acquired Talking Dead, the live aftershow accompaniment to mega-hit The Walking Dead, it was announced today.
Talking Dead will premiere immediately after The Walking Dead on October 12. Presented by Chris Hardwick, Talking Dead discusses the events of the episodes with exclusive interviews with members of the cast offering their insights. Guests on the show in previous seasons have included Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reeds, Danai Gurira, Lauren Cohan, Lennie James, Steven Yeun and Melissa McBride.
Hardwick said: “I am THRILLED to finally be able to bring the show to the UK. Talking Dead gives fans the opportunity to communally process the episode they’ve just watched and to nerd out about the story in a very public forum: what they like, what they don’t like, or what types of filthy things they want to do with Daryl.”
The Walking Dead will premiere first in the UK on October 12 at 9pm, only 24 hours after transmission in the US.