TV News: AMC Announces Return Dates For ‘Mad Men,’ ‘The Killing’

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CHICAGOAMC has finally announced the premiere dates for the fifth season of “Mad Men” and the second season of “The Killing,” while also revealing that the third season of “The Walking Dead,” to air in October 2012, will be three episodes longer (for a total of sixteen).

“Mad Men” returns with a two-hour season premiere on Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 8pm CST and “The Killing” returns with a two-hour season premiere on Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 7pm CST. The shows settle into their regular time slots the next week with “The Killing” airing at 8pm CST and “Mad Men” airing at 9pm CST. That’s quite a powerhouse drama block. Watch HC for reviews of both.

In other news, “The Walking Dead” returns with new episodes on February 12th, 2012, to be followed by a live after-show called, wait for it, “Talking Dead.” Yikes. The highest-rated cable show in history in the 18-49 demo will be three episodes longer when it premieres for its third season this fall. content director Brian Tallerico

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