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‘The Walking Dead’ Marathon To Highlight AMC’s FearFest

Denise Petski

AMC’s FearFest served as a launching pad for its blockbuster series The Walking Dead, and the network will celebrate the programming event’s 20th anniversary with a lot more of the zombie apocalypse drama. The 19-day FearFest will include an 88-hour, six-season catch-up marathon of every Walking Dead episode, a new two-hour retrospective special and the Season 7 premiere on October 23.

Also on the lineup, iconic horror franchises including Halloween, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, The Amityville Horror, The Exorcist, The Omen and Alien among others.

AMC Fearfest runs October 13 through Halloween night.

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