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Watch: ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Four Gets a Four-Minute Trailer, October Release Date

Watch: 'The Walking Dead' Season Four Gets a Four-Minute Trailer, October Release Date

AMC announced a Sunday, October 13 at 9pm return date for its massive horror series “The Walking Dead” today, and unveiled a lengthy and awfully compelling trailer for the new season at Comic-Con and online. Season four will consist of 16 episodes airing in two parts, with the first eight hours kicking off October 13th and the series returning in February 2014 with the final eight. The show will be premiering on over 120 Fox International Channels the same week of October 13th as part of FIC’s efforts to air the show close to date-and-date globally (and, surely, to minimize the impact of piracy).

As before, the Chris Hardwick-hosted live after show “Talking Dead” will air following the new episodes at 10pm. Scott M. Gimple takes over as showrunner of “The Walking Dead” this season, previous showrunner Glen Mazzara having late last year announced his plans to depart after the end of season three. (The show’s become somewhat infamous for the amount of turnover with its showrunners — it was initially headed up by Frank Darabont, who left/was ousted after the first season.) Here’s the network’s description of “The Walking Dead” season four:

In the highly anticipated new season, we find Rick (Andrew Lincoln) and the group fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison. Sadly, in this brutal world, happiness is short-lived and walkers and outside threats are no match for danger brewing inside the fences. The group’s home and new way of life will be thoroughly tested, and their struggle to survive has never been so perilous. Season 4 also introduces several new characters including Bob Stookey (Lawrence Gilliard Jr., “The Wire”).

Check out the trailer below:

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