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Talking Dead is a live television aftershow in which host Chris Hardwick discusses episodes of the AMC's The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead and The Walking Dead: World Beyond with guests, including celebrity fans, cast members, and crew from the series.
Several aftershow episodes are available online at AMC.com. Media Post explained on March 15, 2012 that Talking Dead "may be the first-ever talk show on which guests don't have to worry about promoting something or deflecting private questions".
- 1 Broadcast and Format
- 2 Series Overview
- 3 Episodes
- 3.1 The Walking Dead
- 3.2 Fear The Walking Dead
- 3.3 The Walking Dead: World Beyond
- 3.4 Specials
- 4 Awards and Nominations
- 5 Gallery
- 6 Trivia
- 7 References
- 8 External Links
Broadcast and Format
The series features host Chris Hardwick discussing the latest episode with guests who are fans of the series. Cast and crew from The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead also appear on the talk show. Segments on Talking Dead include an "In Memoriam" highlighting the deaths from the episode, an online poll, episode trivia, behind-the-scenes footage, and questions from fans via phone, from the audience, Facebook, Twitter, or from the official Talking Dead website. After the on-air episode ends, a bonus 15– 20-minute segment continues online for the 30-minute episodes; there would be a bonus 5- to 10-minute online segment for the 60-minute episodes; Hardwick refers to this bonus segment as "Talking Talking Dead".
The series premiered on October 16, 2011, following the encore presentation of the second-season premiere of The Walking Dead. When the series returned on February 10, 2013, from the season three mid-season finale, the series moved to 10:00 pm, directly following The Walking Dead and expanded to one hour. Hardwick stated that having the show go an hour as opposed to half an hour allowed more "breathing room" and more time to discuss the topics with the guests/fans.
On three of the episodes at the end of season 2 of Talking Dead, musicians featured on The Walking Dead's soundtrack performed at the end of the show. On the first half of season 3 of Talking Dead, the "Kill of the Week" feature was included; in addition, the show took questions from the studio audience. In season 3 of Talking Dead, "fan of the week" was introduced for fans who used the "Dead Yourself" mobile app. The show also introduced "Survival Tips", which gave tips on how to survive if a hypothetical zombie apocalypse really happened. Season 5 began showcasing fan art.
The series became known for often having members of the cast appear after the episode in which their characters were killed (for example, Laurie Holden for "Welcome to the Tombs"). Recognizing that this may spoil viewers, the show now tries its best to avoid this, though the trend still appears from time to time. Notably Emily Kinney was not announced as the guest actor for the episode following "Coda" until the program's airtime due to her character's sudden death at the end of the accompanying episode.
On July 13, 2018, it was announced that longtime guest Yvette Nicole Brown would temporarily take over Hardwick's role as host for Talking Dead beginning on August 5 for The Walking Dead season 9 preview special. The decision was made to replace Hardwick because AMC was completing their assessment related to Hardwick who was accused of sexual harassment by his ex-girlfriend Chloe Dykstra. On July 25, AMC announced that Hardwick would be reinstated as host beginning with the August 12 broadcast, and that Brown would guest host the August 5 broadcast. AMC made the following statement, "Following a comprehensive assessment by AMC, working with Ivy Kagan Bierman of the firm Loeb & Loeb, who has considerable experience in this area, Chris Hardwick will return to AMC as the host of Talking Dead and Talking with Chris Hardwick. We take these matters very seriously and given the information available to us after a very careful review, including interviews with numerous individuals, we believe returning Chris to work is the appropriate step."
In June 2019, it was confirmed that Talking Dead would not be broadcast after every episode of Fear The Walking Dead's fifth season. An episode was broadcast following the season premiere, and it returned after the mid-season finale of Fear The Walking Dead.
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||13||October 16, 2011||March 18, 2012|
|2||16||October 14, 2012||March 31, 2013|
|3||16||October 13, 2013||March 30, 2014|
|4||16||October 12, 2014||March 29, 2015|
|5||16||October 11, 2015||April 3, 2016|
|6||16||October 23, 2016||April 2, 2017|
|7||16||October 22, 2017||April 15, 2018|
|8||16||October 7, 2018||March 31, 2019|
|9||22||October 6, 2019||April 4, 2021|
|10||24||August 22, 2021||2022|
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||14||April 10, 2016||October 2, 2016|
|2||12||June 4, 2017||October 15, 2017|
|3||16||April 15, 2018||September 30, 2018|
|4||4||June 2, 2019||September 29, 2019|
|5||7||October 11, 2020||June 13, 2021|
|First aired||Last aired|
|1||6||October 4, 2020||November 29, 2020|
Producers that were regular guests of Talking Dead include: creator of The Walking Dead Robert Kirkman, seasons 2-3 showrunner Glen Mazzara, director and executive producer Greg Nicotero, executive producer Gale Anne Hurd, and seasons 4-8 showrunner Scott M. Gimple. Guests listed after "with" were surprise guests for the episode.
Gimple has made the most appearances of any crew member at 20 episodes. Norman Reedus is the most featured cast member with 15 episodes. Colman Domingo is the most featured cast member from Fear The Walking Dead at 12 episodes. Yvette Nicole Brown is the outside guest with the most appearances at 21 episodes.
Season 1 (2011-12)
These episodes discuss season two of The Walking Dead.
|201||October 16, 2011||Patton Oswalt and James Gunn with Robert Kirkman via satellite||"What Lies Ahead"|
|202||October 23, 2011||Robert Kirkman and Brian Posehn||"Bloodletting"|
|203||October 30, 2011||Felicia Day and Jon Heder with Gale Anne Hurd||"Save the Last One"|
|204||November 6, 2011||Matt Besser and Matt Mogk with Steven Yeun and Lauren Cohan via satellite||"Cherokee Rose"|
|205||November 13, 2011||Aisha Tyler and Michael Rooker||"Chupacabra"|
|206||November 20, 2011||Kevin Smith and Paul F. Tompkins||"Secrets"|
|207||November 27, 2011||Robert Kirkman, Gregory Nicotero and Norman Reedus with Laurie Holden and Alice Cooper via phone||"Pretty Much Dead Already"|
|208||February 12, 2012||Dave Navarro and Glen Mazzara||"Nebraska"|
|209||February 19, 2012||Steven Yeun and Paget Brewster||"Triggerfinger"|
|210||February 26, 2012||Michael Zegen and Kevin Smith with Scott Wilson||"18 Miles Out"|
|211||March 4, 2012||Gregory Nicotero, Scott Ian and Dana Gould||"Judge, Jury, Executioner"|
|212||March 11, 2012||Lauren Cohan and Zachary Levi||"Better Angels"|
|213||March 18, 2012||Glen Mazzara, Robert Kirkman and Laurie Holden with Fred Armisen via phone||"Beside the Dying Fire"|
Season 2 (2012-13)
These episodes discuss season three of The Walking Dead. This season featured a special "season 3 preview" episode which aired in July 2012.
Season 3 (2013-14)
These episodes discuss season four of The Walking Dead.
Season 4 (2014-15)
These episodes discuss season five of The Walking Dead. This season featured a special "season 5 preview" episode which aired in July 2014. This season of Talking Dead introduced live polls as well as a live interactive quiz where fans compete online on their mobile phones, tablets, or computer.
Season 5 (2015-16)
These episodes discuss season six of The Walking Dead. This season featured a special "season 6 preview" episode which aired in August 2015. This season of Talking Dead hosted an Ultimate Fan Contest where fans can submit clips on why they are the ultimate fan. Greg Raiewski was chosen as the winner to be a guest in the fourteenth episode. Episodes 24 and 25 were pre-recorded due to Hardwick's wedding and honeymoon.
Season 6 (2016-17)
These episodes discuss season seven of The Walking Dead. This season featured a special "season 7 preview" episode which aired in August 2016. During the season five finale, Hardwick announced that the 90-minute season premiere would take place at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Chandler Riggs was originally scheduled to appear in the season premiere but was rescheduled to the seventh episode. In addition, some last-minute replacements occurred after the original guest was unable to attend the taping, with Jonah Ray replacing Sarah Hyland in the sixth episode and Cooper Andrews replacing Chris D'Elia in the tenth episode. Another Ultimate Fan Contest was held during the mid-season finale where the selected finalists made their case to Robert Kirkman and Norman Reedus, and explain why they are the ultimate Walking Dead fan. Jill Robi and Brendan Orban-Griggs were chosen as the winners of the contest.
|701||October 23, 2016||Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Michael Cudlitz, Sonequa Martin-Green, Josh McDermitt, Christian Serratos, Ross Marquand, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Robert Kirkman and Scott Gimple||"The Day Will Come When You Won't Be"|
|702||October 30, 2016||Khary Payton, Chloe Bennet and Dana Gould||"The Well"|
|703||November 6, 2016||Scott Aukerman with Christine Evangelista||"The Cell"|
|704||November 13, 2016||Lou Diamond Phillips, Ron Funches and David Alpert||"Service"|
|705||November 20, 2016||Kevin Smith, Xander Berkeley and Tom Payne||"Go Getters"|
|706||November 27, 2016||Alanna Masterson, Jonah Ray and Cassandra Peterson||"Swear"|
|707||December 4, 2016||Chandler Riggs, Josh Homme and Gale Anne Hurd||"Sing Me a Song"|
|708||December 11, 2016||Norman Reedus and Robert Kirkman with Austin Nichols||"Hearts Still Beating"|
|709||February 12, 2017||Gregory Nicotero, Khary Payton and DeAngelo Williams||"Rock in the Road"|
|710||February 19, 2017||Cooper Andrews and Seth Gilliam with Pollyanna McIntosh||"New Best Friends"|
|711||February 26, 2017||Josh McDermitt, Austin Amelio and Lil Jon||"Hostiles and Calamities"|
|712||March 5, 2017||Yvette Nicole Brown and Denise Huth||"Say Yes"|
|713||March 12, 2017||Lennie James via satellite, Scott Gimple and Michael Rooker with Karl Makinen||"Bury Me Here"|
|714||March 19, 2017||Christian Serratos and Steven Ogg with a surprise appearance by Josh McDermitt||"The Other Side"|
|715||March 26, 2017||Alanna Masterson, Lauren Cohan, Brandenn Orban-Griggs and Jill Robi||"Something They Need"|
|716||April 2, 2017||Norman Reedus, Scott Gimple and Jeffrey Dean Morgan with Sonequa Martin-Green and a surprise appearance by Michael Cudlitz||"The First Day of the Rest of Your Life"|
Season 7 (2017-18)
These episodes discuss season eight of The Walking Dead. This season featured a special "season 8 preview" episode which aired in September 2017. The special two-hour premiere was held live at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles and featured all twenty of the main cast for the season as well as executive producers and former cast members. The sixteenth episode discussed the crossover event that featured the season eight finale and season four premiere of The Walking Dead and Fear The Walking Dead, respectively. Ashley Weidman was the winner of the third Walking Dead Ultimate Fan contest.
|801||October 22, 2017||Current cast: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Lennie James, Alanna Masterson, Josh McDermitt, Christian Serratos, Seth Gilliam, Ross Marquand, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Austin Amelio, Tom Payne, Xander Berkeley, Khary Payton, Steven Ogg, Katelyn Nacon and Pollyanna McIntosh
Executive producers: Scott Gimple, Robert Kirkman, Gregory Nicotero, Gale Anne Hurd and David Alpert
Former cast: Sonequa Martin-Green, Emily Kinney, Scott Wilson, IronE Singleton and Michael Rooker
Video messages: Steven Yeun and Sarah Wayne Callies
|802||October 29, 2017||Scott Gimple, Chris Sullivan and Alanna Masterson with Tom Payne via satellite||"The Damned"|
|803||November 5, 2017||Norman Reedus with Ross Marquand and Jordan Woods-Robinson with an appearance by Juan Gabriel Pareja||"Monsters"|
|804||November 12, 2017||Robert Kirkman, Lil Jon and Khary Payton with Cooper Andrews via satellite||"Some Guy"|
|805||November 19, 2017||Steven Ogg, Desus Nice and Lisa Edelstein||"The Big Scary U"|
|806||November 26, 2017||Melissa McBride and Kevin Smith with Avi Nash||"The King, the Widow, and Rick"|
|807||December 3, 2017||Josh McDermitt, Austin Amelio and David Mazouz||"Time for After"|
|808||December 10, 2017||Scott Gimple, Khary Payton and Yvette Nicole Brown||"How It's Gotta Be"|
|809||February 25, 2018||Gregory Nicotero and Chandler Riggs||"Honor"|
|810||March 4, 2018||Robert Kirkman and Ross Marquand with Katelyn Nacon||"The Lost and the Plunderers"|
|811||March 11, 2018||Denise Huth and Steve Agee with R. Keith Harris||"Dead or Alive Or"|
|812||March 18, 2018||Andrew J. West and Yvette Nicole Brown with Jayne Atkinson||"The Key"|
|813||March 25, 2018||Alanna Masterson with Jason Douglas||"Do Not Send Us Astray"|
|814||April 1, 2018||Pollyanna McIntosh, Ron Funches and Joshua Mikel plus an appearance from Khary Payton||"Still Gotta Mean Something"|
|815||April 8, 2018||Christian Serratos, Steven Ogg and Ashley Weidman plus a surprise call from Seth Rogen||"Worth"|
|816/401||April 15, 2018||Andrew Lincoln, Lennie James, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Danay Garcia, Garret Dillahunt, Robert Kirkman and Scott Gimple||"Wrath"|
crossover with "What's Your Story?"
Season 8 (2018-19)
These episodes discuss season nine of The Walking Dead. This season featured a special "season 9 preview" episode which aired in August 2018.
|901||October 7, 2018||Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Gregory Nicotero and Angela Kang||"A New Beginning"|
|902||October 14, 2018||Tom Payne, Katelyn Nacon and Deborah Joy Winans||"The Bridge"|
|903||October 21, 2018||Pollyanna McIntosh and Sydney Park||"Warning Signs"|
|904||October 28, 2018||Angela Kang, Michael Rooker and Jeffrey Dean Morgan||"The Obliged"|
|905||November 4, 2018||Andrew Lincoln, Melissa McBride, Scott Gimple and Yvette Nicole Brown||"What Comes After"|
|906||November 11, 2018||Lauren Ridloff, Angel Theory and Drew Scott||"Who Are You Now?"|
|907||November 18, 2018||Michael Cudlitz, Dan Fogler and Matt Lintz plus an appearance from Madison Lintz||"Stradivarius"|
|908||November 25, 2018||Ross Marquand, Robert Kirkman and Tom Payne||"Evolution"|
|909||February 10, 2019||Gregory Nicotero, Norman Reedus and Jeffrey Dean Morgan||"Adaptation"|
|910||February 17, 2019||Gale Anne Hurd, Nadia Hilker and Eleanor Matsuura||"Omega"|
|911||February 24, 2019||Khary Payton, Cooper Andrews and Alanna Masterson||"Bounty"|
|912||March 3, 2019||Seth Gilliam, Christian Serratos and Ron Funches plus an appearance from Alanna Masterson||"Guardians"|
|913||March 10, 2019||Lauren Ridloff, Ryan Hurst and Ultimate Fan Kristi Ferguson||"Chokepoint"|
|914||March 17, 2019||Denise Huth and Yvette Nicole Brown||"Scars"|
|915||March 24, 2019||Scott Gimple, Avi Nash and Brett Butler||"The Calm Before"|
|916||March 31, 2019||Angela Kang and Melissa McBride||"The Storm"|
Season 9 (2019-21)
These episodes discuss season ten of The Walking Dead. This season featured a special "season 10 preview" episode which aired in August 2019. The March 15 episode was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning with the March 22 episode, Hardwick and the guests speak from their homes via webcam. This season also featured another special preview episode for the entire Televion Universe which aired in September 2020. The sixteenth episode discussed the crossover event that featured the season ten finale and season one premiere of The Walking Dead and The Walking Dead: World Beyond, respectively.
|1001||October 6, 2019||Norman Reedus, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Melissa McBride, Cailey Fleming, Angela Kang and Gregory Nicotero||"Lines We Cross"|
|1002||October 13, 2019||Ryan Hurst, Thora Birch and Yvette Nicole Brown||"We Are the End of the World"|
|1003||October 20, 2019||Angela Kang and Chris Jericho with Melissa McBride and Ross Marquand via satellite||"Ghosts"|
|1004||October 28, 2019||Cassady McClincy, Michael Cudlitz and Matt Jones||"Silence the Whisperers"|
|1005||November 3, 2019||Angel Theory, Eleanor Matsuura and Chris Sullivan||"What It Always Is"|
|1006||November 10, 2019||Jamie King and Sinbad||"Bonds"|
|1007||November 17, 2019||Avi Nash and Chandler Riggs||"Open Your Eyes"|
|1008||November 24, 2019||Seth Gilliam, Juan Javier Cardenas and Deborah Joy Winans||"The World Before"|
|1009||February 23, 2020||Lauren Ridloff, Cooper Andrews and Michael Satrazemis||"Squeeze"|
|1010||March 1, 2020||Thora Birch, Denise Huth and Nico Tortorella||"Stalker"|
|1011||March 8, 2020||Norman Reedus and Gregory Nicotero||"Morning Star"|
|1012||March 15, 2020||Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic||"Walk With Us"|
|1013||March 22, 2020||Yvette Nicole Brown and Scott Gimple with Danai Gurira||"What We Become"|
|1014||March 29, 2020||Ryan Hurst, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Ron Funches||"Look at the Flowers"|
|1015||April 5, 2020||Paola Lázaro, Khary Payton and Josh McDermitt with Angela Kang via phone||"The Tower"|
|1016/101||October 4, 2020||Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan, Ryan Hurst and Nicolas Cantu||"A Certain Doom"|
crossover with "Brave"
|1017||February 28, 2021||Lauren Cohan, Angel Theory and Corey Reed||"Home Sweet Home"|
|1018||March 7, 2021||Melissa McBride, Lynn Collins and Nicole Mirante-Matthews||"Find Me"|
|1019||March 14, 2021||Seth Gilliam, Ross Marquand, Robert Patrick and Jim Barnes||"One More"|
|1020||March 21, 2021||Khary Payton, Paola Lázaro, Vivian Tse and Ron Funches||"Splinter"|
|1021||March 28, 2021||Melissa McBride, Cooper Andrews, David Boyd and Drew Scott||"Diverged"|
|1022||April 4, 2021||Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Hilarie Burton Morgan, Yvette Nicole Brown and David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick||"Here's Negan"|
Season 10 (2021-22)
These episodes discuss season eleven of The Walking Dead. This season feature the return of a live audience after the effects of COVID-19 pandemic.
|1101||August 22, 2021||Paola Lázaro and Angela Kang with Jeffrey Dean Morgan via satellite||"Acheron: Part I"|
|1102||August 29, 2021||Josh McDermitt and Emily Kinney with Lauren Cohan via satellite||"Acheron: Part II"|
|1103||September 5, 2021||Callan McAuliffe and Ryan Hurst||"Hunted"|
|1104||September 12, 2021||Hilarie Burton Morgan and Alanna Masterson with Lynn Collins via satellite||"Rendition"|
|1105||September 19, 2021||Cassady McClincy and Clarke Wolfe with Ross Marquand via satellite||"Out of the Ashes"|
|1106||September 26, 2021||Yvette Nicole Brown with Lauren Ridloff via satellite||"On the Inside"|
|1107/201||October 3, 2021||Alexa Mansour and Ron Funches with Josh Hamilton via satellite||"Promises Broken"|
crossover with "Konsekans"
|1108/202||October 10, 2021||Ritchie Coster and Aliyah Royale with Seth Gilliam and Scott Gimple via satellite||"For Blood"|
crossover with "Foothold"
Season 1 (2016)
Prior to the start of post-show discussions, Talking Dead aired a special that discussed highlights of season one. Popular demand gave it a spot on Talking Dead starting with season two. These episodes discuss season two of Fear The Walking Dead.
Season 2 (2017)
These episodes discuss season three of Fear The Walking Dead which two episodes often being discussed on the same night.
|301-302||June 4, 2017||Cliff Curtis, Alycia Debnam-Carey and Dave Erickson||"Eye of the Beholder"|
"The New Frontier"
|303||June 11, 2017||Alycia Debnam-Carey and Chris Sullivan||"TEOTWAWKI"|
|304||June 18, 2017||Rubén Blades and Drew Scott with Jesse Borrego||"100"|
|305||June 25, 2017||Danay Garcia, Sam Underwood and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi||"Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame"|
|306||July 2, 2017||Gale Anne Hurd, Dayton Callie and Sinbad||"Red Dirt"|
|307-308||July 9, 2017||Kim Dickens, Michael Greyeyes and Colman Domingo with Mercedes Mason||"The Unveiling"|
"Children of Wrath"
|309-310||September 10, 2017||Colman Domingo and Yvette Nicole Brown||"Minotaur"|
|311||September 17, 2017||Colman Domingo and Lisandra Tena||"La Serpiente"|
|312||September 24, 2017||Mercedes Mason, Neil Perry and Sam Underwood||"Brother's Keeper"|
|313||October 1, 2017||Alycia Debnam-Carey and Aisha Tyler||"This Land Is Your Land"|
|314||October 8, 2017||Lisa Edelstein, Rubén Blades and Mercedes Mason||"El Matadero"|
|315-316||October 15, 2017||Kim Dickens and Colman Domingo||"Things Bad Begun"|
Season 3 (2018)
These episodes discuss season four of Fear The Walking Dead. The first episode discussed the crossover event that featured the season four premiere and season eight finale of Fear The Walking Dead and The Walking Dead, respectively.
|401/816||April 15, 2018||Andrew Lincoln, Lennie James, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Danay Garcia, Garret Dillahunt, Robert Kirkman and Scott Gimple||"What's Your Story?"|
crossover with "Wrath"
|402||April 22, 2018||Kim Dickens with Kevin Zegers||"Another Day in the Diamond"|
|403||April 29, 2018||Danay Garcia, Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg and Evan Gamble||"Good Out Here"|
|404||May 6, 2018||Maggie Grace, Sebastian Sozzi and Jonah Ray||"Buried"|
|405||May 13, 2018||Jenna Elfman and Yvette Nicole Brown||"Laura"|
|406||May 20, 2018||Garret Dillahunt, Gale Anne Hurd and Lights||"Just in Case"|
|407||June 3, 2018||Colman Domingo and Kevin Zegers||"The Wrong Side of Where You Are Now"|
|408||June 10, 2018||Alycia Debnam-Carey and Colman Domingo with Kim Dickens||"No One's Gone"|
|409||August 12, 2018||Ian Goldberg, Danay Garcia and Yvette Nicole Brown||"People Like Us"|
|410||August 19, 2018||Andrew Chambliss, Deborah Joy Winans and Mercedes Mason||"Close Your Eyes"|
|411||August 26, 2018||Drew Scott, Mo Collins and Daryl Mitchell||"The Code"|
|412||September 2, 2018||Colman Domingo, Jenna Elfman and Lisa Edelstein||"Weak"|
|413||September 9, 2018||Colman Domingo and Danay Garcia||"Blackjack"|
|414||September 16, 2018||Tonya Pinkins, Lou Diamond Phillips and Sinbad||"MM 54"|
|415||September 23, 2018||Jenna Elfman, Mo Collins and Aaron Stanford||"I Lose People..."|
|416||September 30, 2018||Lennie James, Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg, Maggie Grace and Scott Gimple||"... I Lose Myself"|
Season 4 (2019)
These episodes discuss season five of Fear The Walking Dead but only selected episodes.
|501||June 2, 2019||Colman Domingo, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Ian Goldberg and Andrew Chambliss||"Here to Help"|
|508||July 21, 2019||Ian Goldberg, Jenna Elfman and Daryl Mitchell||"Is Anybody Out There?"|
|509||August 11, 2019||Danay Garcia, Karen David and Maggie Grace||"Channel 4"|
|516||September 29, 2019||Austin Amelio, Jenna Elfman, Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg||"End of the Line"|
Season 5 (2020-21)
These episodes discuss season six of Fear The Walking Dead but only selected episodes.
|604/105||November 1, 2020||Andrew Chambliss, Garret Dillahunt, Alexa Mansour and Nicolas Cantu||"The Key"|
crossover with "Madman Across the Water"
|605/106||November 8, 2020||Maggie Grace, Christine Evangelista, Aliyah Royale and Nico Tortorella||"Honey"|
crossover with "Shadow Puppets"
|606/107||November 15, 2020||Michael Cudlitz, Jenna Elfman, Colby Minifie and Annet Mahendru||"Bury Her Next to Jasper's Leg"|
crossover with "Truth or Dare"
|607/108||November 22, 2020||Lennie James, Colman Domingo, Aliyah Royale, Hal Cumpston and Annet Mahendru||"Damage From the Inside"|
crossover with "The Sky Is a Graveyard"
|608||April 11, 2021||Garret Dillahunt, Zoe Colletti, Lennie James and Jenna Elfman||"The Door"|
|613||May 16, 2021||Jenna Elfman, Christine Evangelista, Keith Carradine and Aisha Tyler||"J.D."|
|616||June 13, 2021||Colman Domingo, Zoe Colletti, Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg||"The Beginning"|
Season 6 (2021-22)
These episodes discuss season seven of Fear The Walking Dead but only for select episodes.
|701/203||October 17, 2021||Aisha Tyler and Nicolas Cantu with Gus Halper via satellite||"The Beacon"|
crossover with "Exit Wounds"
Season 1 (2020)
These episodes discuss season one of The Walking Dead: World Beyond but only selected episodes. The first episode discussed the crossover event that featured the season one premiere and season ten finale of The Walking Dead: World Beyond and The Walking Dead, respectively.
|101/1016||October 4, 2020||Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan, Ryan Hurst and Nicolas Cantu||"Brave"|
crossover with "A Certain Doom"
|105/604||November 1, 2020||Andrew Chambliss, Garret Dillahunt, Alexa Mansour and Nicolas Cantu||"Madman Across the Water"|
crossover with "The Key"
|106/605||November 8, 2020||Maggie Grace, Christine Evangelista, Aliyah Royale and Nico Tortorella||"Shadow Puppets"|
crossover with "Honey"
|107/606||November 15, 2020||Michael Cudlitz, Jenna Elfman, Colby Minifie and Annet Mahendru||"Truth or Dare"|
crossover with "Bury Her Next to Jasper's Leg"
|108/607||November 22, 2020||Lennie James, Colman Domingo, Aliyah Royale, Hal Cumpston and Annet Mahendru||"The Sky Is a Graveyard"|
crossover with "Damage From the Inside"
|109-110||November 29, 2020||Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston, Nico Tortorella and Matt Negrete||"The Deepest Cut"|
"In This Life"
Season 2 (2021)
These episodes discuss season two of The Walking Dead: World Beyond but only select episodes.
|201/1107||October 3, 2021||Alexa Mansour and Ron Funches with Josh Hamilton via satellite||"Konsekans"|
crossover with "Promises Broken"
|202/1108||October 10, 2021||Ritchie Coster and Aliyah Royale with Seth Gilliam and Scott Gimple via satellite||"Foothold"|
crossover with "For Blood"
|203/701||October 17, 2021||Aisha Tyler and Nicolas Cantu with Gus Halper via satellite||"Exit Wounds"|
crossover with "The Beacon"
|101||July 8, 2012||Gale Anne Hurd, Glen Mazzara, Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Drew Carrey and Chandler Riggs via phone||Season 3 Preview|
|102||July 6, 2014||Scott Gimple and Aisha Tyler||Season 5 Preview|
|103||August 23, 2015||Scott Gimple and Jorge Garcia||Season 6 Preview|
|104||October 4, 2015||Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis and Dave Erickson||"Talking Fear"|
|105||August 14, 2016||Austin Amelio and Yvette Nicole Brown||Season 7 Preview|
|106||September 10, 2017||Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Lennie James and Scott Gimple||Season 8 Preview|
|107||August 5, 2018||Khary Payton, Tom Payne and Angela Kang; guest-hosted by Yvette Nicole Brown||Season 9 Preview|
|108||August 11, 2019||Khary Payton, Josh McDermitt and Angela Kang||Season 10 Preview|
|109||September 27, 2020||Angela Kang, Andrew Chambliss, Matt Negrete, Lennie James, Alexa Mansour, Lauren Cohan, Nico Tortorella and Colby Minifie||"The Walking Dead Universe Preview Special"|
|110||December 13, 2020||Current cast: Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan, Josh McDermitt, Khary Payton, Eleanor Matsuura, Cooper Andrews, Cailey Fleming, Cassady McClincy and Lauren Ridloff
Executive producers: Scott Gimple and Angela Kang
Former cast: Emily Kinney and IronE Singleton
|"The Walking Dead Holiday Special"|
|111||February 21, 2021||Paola Lázaro, Seth Gilliam, Angela Kang and Clarke Wolfe||Extended Season 10 Preview|
|112||August 15, 2021||Angela Kang, Michael James Shaw and Norman Reedus||Season 11 Preview|
Awards and Nominations
|2015||Outstanding Interactive Program||Talking Dead (AMC Studios, Embassy Row)||Nominated|
|2016||Outstanding Interactive Program||Talking Dead (Jen Patton, Brandon Monk, Chris Hardwick, Chris Smith, Cash Hartzell)||Nominated|
|Year||Category||Nominee(s)||Webby Result||People's Voice|
|2013||Online Film & Video: Variety||Talking Dead Extended Show Online (AMC)||Honoree||Honoree|
|2015||Online Film & Video: Variety||Talking Dead (AMC)||Winner||Winner|
|Online Film & Video: Best Web Personality/Host||Talking Dead (AMC)||Honoree||Honoree|
- To see photos from Talking Dead, see the Talking Dead/Gallery.
- In the behind-the-scenes trivia for "The Suicide King", it is said that Greg Nicotero made his second appearance as a walker in the episode. It was actually his third.
- In the memorial section, Julio is incorrectly mentioned as part of the Governor's Army.
- In the episode for "The Day Will Come When You Won't Be" in an interview with Tom Payne, the actor who plays Paul Rovia is credited as Paul Monroe. Monroe being the name of the comic counterpart of said character.
- Yvette Nicole Brown has appeared a total of 21 times on the Talking Dead so far, much more than any other guest star, not including the time she guest-hosted the show in Hardwick's absence on August 5, 2018.
- The February 8, 2015 episode is the first Talking Dead episode to not air directly after The Walking Dead ends due to the series premiere of Better Call Saul. It aired after the conclusion of Better Call Saul.
- March 30, 2014, marks Andrew Lincoln's first appearance on the Talking Dead.
- March 22, 2015, marks Chandler Riggs' first appearance on the Talking Dead.
- Kim Dickens is the first cast member to appear in consecutive episodes, having been on Talking Dead for Fear The Walking Dead episodes "Grotesque" and "Los Muertos".
- In the episode for "Bonds", it was announced that Scott Gimple will appear but does not due to his illness.
- Tom Payne and two surprise guests (Samantha Morton and Thora Birch) were supposed to appear on March 15, 2020 after "Walk With Us", but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the show did not air.
- Aside from Chris Hardwick, only Greg Nicotero and Norman Reedus have appeared in every season.
- Also aside from Hardwick, only Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Scott Gimple, Lou Diamond Phillips, Andrew Lincoln, Lennie James, Michael Cudlitz, Ethan Embry, Christine Evangelista, Austin Amelio, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Danay Garcia, Garret Dillahunt, Yvette Nicole Brown, Lisa Edelstein, Drew Scott and Aisha Tyler appeared in aftershows for both the main show and Fear The Walking Dead whether it be through the show itself or crossovers.
- Thus far, only Hardwick, James, Cudlitz, Evangelista, Dillahunt, Nico Tortorella, Nicolas Cantu and Tyler have appeared in episodes related to all three shows whether it be through the show itself or crossovers.
- Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey DeMunn, Lawrence Gilliard Jr. and Samantha Morton are the only main cast members of the main show that never appeared on Talking Dead.
- Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, David Morrissey, Xander Berkeley, Alanna Masterson and Katelyn Nacon also are the only main cast members to make appearances on Talking Dead but not appear on the episode their character died in. Callies made her appearance five years after her tenure on the show.
- Lauren Cohan, Michael Rooker, Emily Kinney, Chad Coleman, Michael Cudlitz, Alanna Masterson, Lennie James, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Steven Ogg, Pollyanna McIntosh, Avi Nash, Ryan Hurst, Eleanor Matsuura, Cooper Andrews, Nadia Hilker, Lauren Ridloff and Paola Lázaro all made an appearance(s) before they became series regulars on the main show.
- Aisha Tyler was a guest on before directing and acting in episodes of The Walking Dead franchise.
- Frank Dillane, Daniel Sharman, Alexa Nisenson and Colby Hollman are the only main cast members of Fear The Walking Dead that never appeared on Talking Dead.
- Danay Garcia, Lennie James, Austin Amelio, Mo Collins and Christine Evangelista are the only cast members who made an appearance before becoming series regulars on Fear The Walking Dead. James, Amelio and Evangelista made their appearances during their time on the main show.
- Elizabeth Rodriguez, Dayton Callie and Lisandra Tena are the only main cast members to make appearances on Talking Dead but not appear on the episode their character died in. Rodriguez made her appearance the following season after her character was killed off.
- Julia Ormond, Joe Holt, Natalie Gold, Ted Sutherland and Jelani Alladin are the only main cast members of The Walking Dead: World Beyond who has yet to make an appearance on Talking Dead.
- Alexa Mansour and Nico Tortorella made their appearance(s) before the first episode of World Beyond aired.
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