The Walking Dead is a TV show featuring a post-apocalyptic world that takes place in the state of Georgia, USA. This television series was developed by Frank Darabont however was created in the image of Robert Kirkman's comic book series.
The main star of the show is Rick Grimes starred by Andrew Lincoln. Rick Grimes is a Sheriff for a local town who ends up in a coma only to be awaken in a very different world. He shortly realizes that the world is overrun by zombies. Rick heads home to find his family where he only finds an empty house. The rest of the story is slowly pieced together as Rick finds other survivors who become friends and family.
The Walking Dead premiered on October 31, 2010, on the cable television channel AMC in the United States. The Walking Dead is currently in its fifth season although AMC has renewed it for a sixth season.
The Walking Dead has been awarded the Writers Guide of America award as well as the Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series - Drama. It is the most watched drama series in cable history.