We're less than a week away from the start of The Walking Dead Season 3 and we have a one minute clip from the first episode. Don't forget that we're celebrating the return of The Walking Dead with exclusive features and contests all week long. Make sure to check out all of our contest and recent coverage links below.

"AMC announced… 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."

Looking for more coverage of The Walking Dead? We've included recent coverage links below and we'll be back with our exclusive interview with Gale Anne Hurd later today.

Episode 301 - “SEED”
With the world growing increasingly more dangerous and Lori’s pregnancy advancing, Rick discovers a potentially safe haven. But first he must secure the premises, pushing his group to its limit.
Written by: Glen Mazzara , Directed by: Ernest Dickerson