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The Walking Dead season 11 return date: when is episode 17 airing on AMC?

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The Walking Dead season 11 is back this Fall. A new trailer from SDCC has even given us an exact release date for episode 17 (and beyond), which you can see below. So that means we finally know the complete roadmap for the show's final episodes as it prepares to shamble off into the sunset. We'll run you through what to expect, as well as where fans in the UK can watch the closing chapter of AMC's undead saga.

The Walking Dead season 11 return date: when is episode 17 airing?

(Image credit: AMC)

The Walking Dead season 11, episode 17 will air on October 2 on AMC and AMC Plus. It's expected to air a day later on Disney Plus in the UK, though that's not been officially confirmed as of writing.

The Walking Dead season 11's final part will air on AMC in the US and on Disney Plus a day later in the UK.

The Walking Dead season 11 release schedule and episode count

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The Walking Dead season 11 will consist of 24 episodes, split into three parts. The first eight episodes aired from August 2021 to October 2021. The second part has now finished airing, having run from February 2022 to April 2022. The third part will begin October 2. It should air weekly, but we don't know for certain yet. If that's the case, the final episode will air on November 20.

  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 1 – August 22
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 2 – August 29
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 3 – September 5
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 4 – September 12
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 5 – September 19
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 6 – September 26
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 7 – October 3
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 8 – October 10
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 9 – February 20
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 10 – February 27
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 11 – March 6
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 12 – March 13
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 13 – March 20
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 14 – March 27
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 15 – April 3
  • The Walking Dead season 11, episode 16 – April 10
  • The Walking Dead season 11 episode 17  - October 2
  • The Walking Dead season 11 episodes 18-24 - TBA

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Bradley Russell

I'm the Entertainment Writer here at GamesRadar+, focusing on news, features, and interviews with some of the biggest names in film and TV. On-site, you'll find me marveling at Marvel and providing analysis and room temperature takes on the newest films, Star Wars and, of course, anime. Outside of GR, I love getting lost in a good 100-hour JRPG, Warzone, and kicking back on the (virtual) field with Football Manager. My work has also been featured in OPM, FourFourTwo, and Game Revolution.