According to a Blog over on AMC's Website, The Walking Dead TV series will be holding a massive Walking Dead Marathon on July 7th and 8th this summer. The Marathon will include all 19 episodes of The Walking Dead, each of which will be introduced by Chris Hardwick (Host of Talking Dead) by providing key characters and memorable moments from each episode as well as summarising the plot. Hardwick will introduce each episode from the Set of Walking Dead Season 3, giving viewers a glimpse at what is too come in the new season.
In addition to the Marathon, every episode with be wrapped with exclusive character and scene-specific content from the first two seasons, including behind-the-scenes footage and sit-down interviews with the cast. The Marathon will be followed up by a special episode of Talking Dead, which will have Hardwick give fans a first look at The Walking Dead Season 3, including a scene from the new season, brand new video interviews with the cast, a tour of the new set, and a sneak peek at the props and wardrobes featured in Season 3. Hardwick will also sit down with in-studio guests including the show's executive producers and other celebrity fans. Viewers will get information on the show's presence at this year's Comic-Con, including a look at the construction of The Walking Dead booth, and updates on AMC's The Walking Dead Social Game.
Talking Dead will be followed by a special Black and White version of the first episode, Days Gone Bye as a homage to the black and white Comic Book series.
In addition to all the viewable content of the weekend, Hardwick will also provide a special code to viewers, which they can use to enter The Walking Dead Watch to Win Sweepstakes at some point during the show. The winner will receive a trip to Atlanta and a "stagger on" role as a zombie on the hit show.
Finally, The on-air event will be complemented by activities online at amctv.com, where fans can find more exclusive behind-the-scenes videos and participate in Fan Favorite polls, such as Fan Favorite Weapon, Fan Favorite Walker, Fan Favorite Walker Kill, and Fan Favorite Survivor. The Poll winners will be announced by Hardwick during the Talking Dead live event Sunday night.
All in all, it seems that the weekend of July 7th is gonna be a big weekend for Walkign Dead fans. Are you going to watch? I know I will.