The Walking Dead will begin airing in Spanish on NBC UNIVERSO on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 10pm ET/PT.
Following the January 20th debut, new episodes of the hit TV zombie apocalypse show will start being dubbed into Spanish and will air each Wednesday on NBC UNIVERSO at 10pm ET/PT.
NBC UNIVERSO subscribers will also be able to access episodes of The Walking Dead on Video On Demand, through the NBC UNIVERSO NOW app and online at nbcuniverso.com.
Spanish speaking Walking Dead fans can follow the action on social media using the hashtag #TWDenEspañol.
A microsite will feature highlights of the The Walking Dead in Spanish early next year.
“Opening up the world of The Walking Dead to new audiences who will now be able to immerse themselves in the drama and suspense of the series is incredibly exciting,” said Robert Kirkman, writer and executive producer of The Walking Dead. “The show continues to manifest itself in ways beyond my wildest imagination, and I am thrilled for fans to experience it when it’s released on NBC UNIVERSO in the New Year.”
“The Walking Dead is a global phenomenon that transcends cultural barriers and pushes the element of human survival to the limit,” said Bilai Joa Silar, Senior Vice President, Programming & Production, NBC UNIVERSO, in a press statement. “By adding this blockbuster series to our programming lineup we are offering our viewers the opportunity to discover the universe of the zombie apocalypse and to get hooked in their preferred language… Spanish.”
The Walking Dead is currently ranked the #1 drama on television in the U.S.
According to NBC, NBC UNIVERSO can be found on “Channel 410 on DIRECTV; Channel 838 on DISH Network; Channel 3009 or 3010 on AT&T U-verse; or visit www.nbcuniverso.com/encuentra for the NBC UNIVERSO channel number on your local cable TV listings.”
Fans can find additional content and information about The Walking Dead in Spanish, airing on NBC UNIVERSO on January 20, at https://www.facebook.com/nbcuniverso and https://www.instagram.com/nbcuniverso/.