AMC, September 7, 2017

AMC ANNOUNCES WE ARE THE WALKING DEAD CONTEST

IN CELEBRATION OF “THE WALKING DEAD’S” 100TH EPISODE, FANS CAN ENTER TO WIN TICKETS TO “The Walking Dead 100 Premiere Night” ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22ND AT THE GREEK THEATER IN LOS ANGELES

SUBMIT YOUR ULTIMATE “THE WALKING DEAD” FANDOM TO WeAreTheWalkingDead.com

CONTEST RUNS FROM SEPTEMBER 7TH THROUGH OCTOBER 6TH

NEW YORK, NY – September 7, 2017 – AMC today announced the launch of We Are the Walking Dead contest in celebration of the series’ 100th episode, airing Sunday, October 22nd at 9pm ET as the season eight premiere.  The contest offers fans an opportunity to win tickets to “The Walking Dead 100 Premiere Night,” which includes the official season eight premiere screening followed by a special two-hour live “Talking Dead” event on Sunday, October 22nd at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Fans can enter to win by submitting their ultimate “TWD” fandom – from videos to fan art – to WeAreTheWalkingDead.com  from September 7th through October 6th.

Below are submission details and prizing information:

HOW TO ENTER:

Show your “TWD” fandom by submitting any of the following:

    • Essay (a short story or poem up to 2,000 characters long)
    • Video (up to :90 seconds long)
    • Artwork (paintings, drawings, illustrations or photos)
  • Winners will be announced the weekend of October 14th and 15th

PRIZING:

The grand prize winner will receive the ultimate TWD fan experience:

  • Two (2) VIP tickets to “The Walking Dead 100 Premiere Night” to see the official season eight premiere episode screening followed by a two-hour “Talking Dead” on Sunday, October 22 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles.
  • The winning package also includes:
    • Two (2) roundtrip tickets to Los Angeles (Oct 21-23)
    • Two (2) nights Hotel Accommodations (Oct 21, 22)
    • Transportation to and from the airport and to and from the event
    • Photo opportunity with cast members and producers of “The Walking Dead”
    • Two (2) tickets to Universal Studios to experience “The Walking Dead” attraction
    • TWD Prize pack including cast autographed poster, TWD merchandise and much more!

About AMC

AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series with “Mad Men” in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before “Breaking Bad” won it in 2013 and 2014. The network’s series “The Walking Dead” is the highest-rated series in cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last five years. AMC’s other current original drama series include “Better Call Saul,” “TURN: Washington’s Spies,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “Humans,” “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Into the Badlands,” “The Night Manager,” “Preacher,” “The Son” and the forthcoming “The Terror,” “Lodge 49,” “Loaded” and “McMafia.” AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like “Talking Dead,” “Talking With Chris Hardwick,” “The Making of The Mob,” “Comic Book Men,” “Ride with Norman Reedus” and “The American West.” AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.

Contact:

Jill Dortheimer
jill.dortheimer@amctv.com
917-542-6223

Courtney Sylvia
courtney.sylvia@amcnetworks.com
917-542-3673

Kayla Kertis on behalf of AMC
kaylak@ferencomm.com
651-888-6607

Emily Hunter on behalf of AMC
emilyh@ferencomm.com
212-983-9898