The trailer for The Walking Dead Season 3 premiered earlier this afternoon at The Walking Dead Comic-Con panel and we now have it for you to watch. The video is 4 minutes long and gives us the first footage of the prison, The Governor, and the town of Woodbury. For those that don’t want to know anything about the first few episodes of the new season, be aware that there are a decent amount of spoilers.
Here is the official AMC announcement regarding The Walking Dead Season 3 premiere dates and the mid-season break:
AMC announced today from Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego, CA the premiere of The Walking Dead Season 3 on Sun., Oct. 14 at 9/8c. As previously announced, the series’ third season will consist of 16 episodes. Season 3 will also air in two-parts with the first eight hours kicking off Oct. 14 and returning Feb. 2013 with the final eight episodes. Following The Walking Dead will be the season premieres of AMC’s unscripted series Talking Dead, hosted by Chris Hardwick (Nerdist), at 11/10c and Comic Book Men at 11:30/10:30c. Season 2 of both series consists of 16 half-hour episodes. Internationally, The Walking Dead will return to audiences in 120+ FOX International Channels (FIC) markets the week of Oct. 15 as part of FIC continued commitment to broadcast the series near date-and-date globally.
The season premieres of The Walking Dead, Talking Dead and Comic Book Men will coincide with the network’s annual blockbuster marathon of thriller and horror films, AMC Fearfest. Celebrating its 16th year, AMC Fearfest will feature 19 consecutive days of themed programming and more than 70 films, running from Sat., Oct. 13 through Wed., Oct. 31.