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Circulating since: June 2014
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Although a sixth season of The Walking Dead has yet to be officially announced, season five is in production and the executive producers of the popular TV show say they have enough story ideas to keep the series alive for another seven years.
Sources and further reading:
AMC Offers Peek at Season 5 of 'Walking Dead'
USA Today, 13 May 2014
'The Walking Dead' Producers Hope to Keep the Show Alive Through Season 12
HitFix.com, 10 June 2014
Last updated 06/16/14