AMC will air a special marathon of the first season of “The Walking Dead” March 4, with each of the six episodes packaged with exclusive content.
Interviews with executive producer and writer Frank Darabont, who also directed the pilot; executive producers Gale Anne Hurd and Robert Kirkman as well as special effects makeup designer and consulting producer Greg Nicotero are included in the extras, according to a news release.
The marathon will also feature an exclusive first look at AMC’s new original drama “The Killing” which will have a two-hour premiere at 8 p.m. April 3.
“The Killing,” from writer, executive producer and showrunner Veena Sud (“Cold Case”), is about the murder of a teenage girl and the subsequent police investigation.
“The Walking Dead” marathon begins at 7 p.m. March 4, with “The Killing” first look airing at 8:30 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. on March 4 as well.
“The Walking Dead,” based on Kirkman’s comic book series, is centered on the weeks and months that follow after a zombie apocalypse.
The series stars Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden, Jeffrey DeMunn, Steven Yeun, Emma Bell and Chandler Riggs.