Next weekend – July 7 -8 – AMC Network will be showing all 19 episodes from seasons 1 and 2 of The Walking Dead. Each episode will be wrapped with special behind-the-scenes footage from the episodes.

The marathon will culminate in a live presentation of Talking Dead, hosted by Chris Hardwick, at 9 PM Sunday July 8th.

Right after the Talking Dead the World Television Premiere of the black & white version of the original pilot episode will air at 10 PM. This special episode was created especially for fans of series and it is said to hold true to the comic book written by Robert Kirkman.

Each episode during the marathon will be introduced by Hardwick from the set of season 3. There will be behind-the-scenes footage as well as interviews with the cast.Viewers will also have a chance to win a “Stagger On” role as a zombie on the show. At some point during the marathon Hardwick will reveal a secret code viewers can use to enter the sweepstakes.

Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln)

I am looking forward to seeing what happens in season 3. I thought season 2 was a little mixed. I found it to be a little show once they got to the farm and stayed there. Honestly, I was about to give up on it, but I gave it another chance, and I thought it really picked up during the last half of the season.

Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker)

I haven’t read the comic book series, but I’m intrigued by the glimpses I’ve seen of the prison and Michonne (Danai Gurira). I’m looking forward to see where they go with Rick (Andrew Lincoln) attempting to take control of the group. And I am especially looking forward to the return of Merle Dixon (Michael Rooker). It will be interesting to see how Daryl (Norman Reedus) reacts to his brother now that he has developed relationships with the group, particularly Rick and Carol (Melissa McBride).

Michonne (Danai Gurira)

Season 3 begins in October.

The Governor (David Morrissey)

Photo Credits for Rick Grimes, Merle Dixon, Michonne, The Govenor: Gene Page/AMC.

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