Sky Lands The Walking Dead Universe


As part of a long-term partnership with AMC Networks, Sky has landed The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live alongside other series in the hit post-apocalyptic horror franchise.

The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live will be released exclusively on Sky and NOW on May 31. Sky and NOW customers will also have access to all 11 seasons of The Walking Dead and spin-offs like The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon and The Walking Dead: Dead City.

The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live sees Andrew Lincoln and Danai Gurira returning to the franchise. The show also stars Pollyanna McIntosh, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Terry O’Quinn, Matthew August Jeffers, Craig Tate, Breeda Wool and Andrew Bachelor, among others. Scott M. Gimple serves as showrunner with Lincoln, Gurira, Denise Huth, Brian Bockrath and Greg Nicotero as executive producers.

Lucy Criddle, Sky’s director of acquisitions and strategic projects, commented: “The Walking Dead Universe has a huge and ardent U.K. fanbase and we know audiences on Sky and NOW will be buzzing to see Rick Grimes and Michonne reunited in The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live, as well as being able to dip into the wider universe, enjoying all 11 seasons of the original The Walking Dead series, as well as new spin-offs Daryl Dixon and Dead City.

“As we enter an exciting new chapter in the evolution of this franchise, with three new eagerly awaited, character-driven series, Sky is the perfect, premium home for U.K. viewers to embrace all things Walking Dead,” said Mike Pears, executive VP  of distribution and content sales for AMC Networks. “The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live is the most successful series in the history of AMC+, even including the original series, so it is fitting that it will lead the way as Sky brings this entire universe to U.K. fans in the coming weeks and months on Sky and NOW.”