By Lynette Rice
Updated September 01, 2011 at 05:21 PM EDT

Looks like fans of The Walking Dead will get 30 more minutes of zombie time. AMC announced today that it’ll air a special 90-minute premiere of The Walking Dead. The drama will return for 13 more episodes on Oct. 16.

The drama follows a group of survivors led by cop Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln). The show also stars Sarah Wayne Callies, Jon Bernthal, Laurie Holden and Steven Yeun.

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