The Walking Dead is back – with the beginning of the end – Season 11. UK Cord cutters might wonder – where can I watch The Walking Dead online, or on TV, without a cable TV subscription? There are several options which I’ll cover here.
For those who are either new to the series, or need a refresher, The Walking Dead is a TV series based on the comic book created by Robert Kirkman. The TV version was originally developed by Frank Darabont (who directed The Shawshank Redemption, among others), who left during the second season due to creative and financial differences.
The Walking Dead is a horror drama, showing a post-apocalyptic world infested with zombies, or “Walkers” as they’re called on the show. Series regular – and the former star of the show – Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes) has left the series last year (though he will return for a series of movies), and it’ll be interesting to see how things go on without him.
Season 10 ended a few months ago. Season 11, which will be the final season, will premiere in the US on August 22, and will consist of 24 episodes (across two years!).
In the UK, it will premiere on Disney+ one day later, on Monday, August 23.
Where Can I Watch The Walking Dead In The UK – Past And Current Episodes?
In the US, The Walking Dead airs on the AMC cable network, and in the UK it used to air on Fox UK – which recently shut down. Therefore, it’s also no longer available on Sky and NOW.
Cord cutters, therefore, have several options for watching the show – both past seasons and the upcoming newest one. First, no – The Walking Dead does NOT air on Netflix in the UK. Past seasons are available on Netflix in the US though – here’s how to watch US Netflix in the UK.
All past episodes of The Walking Dead are now available on Disney+ in the UK, with Season 11 also coming.
1. Disney+ Star – Seasons 1-11
Disney’s streaming service launched “Star” this year, their adult-oriented category which is part of Disney+, and now The Walking Dead is a part of it.
All the older seasons (1-10) are available for streaming, with Season 11 also debuting on the service.
For Disney+, you can get a monthly subscription, or an annual one which is a bit cheaper.
Watch On: Disney+ website, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast, Smartphones, Gaming consoles and Smart TVs
2. Amazon Prime Video – Seasons 1-10
Amazon’s video on demand library offers all past seasons of The Walking Dead. There’s a catch, however – Series 1 to Series 9 are available via Amazon Prime Instant Video (Read our review), for the same subscription fee you normally pay.
Season 10 is only available, for now, as a separate purchase. (including the finale and the six “bonus” episodes from 2021).
3. Google Play Store – Seasons 1-9
Google’s play store offers all past seasons of The Walking Dead, but Season 10 isn’t available yet, and will probably show up there once the whole season ends.
However, it’s a video on demand store – there are no subscription options, and you would have to buy each episode separately.
Watch On: Chromecast, certain models of Smart TVs, Roku, smartphones and certain other devices via the YouTube app (No direct Amazon Fire TV or Apple TV support).