According to weekly ratings, AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is the highest-viewed show on TV. And it’s certainly one of the most buzzed about online. Dozens of “Walking Dead” fan sites have emerged over the show’s history, on top of several official “Walking Dead” pages hosted by AMC. So if you’re a hard-core “Walking Dead” fan, you’ve got plenty of places to get your show fix. Whether you’re searching for funny “Walking Dead” memes, hunting down “Walking Dead” spoilers, or simply filling the void between seasons, here are your top 12 “Walking Dead” fan sites (and official sites) — in no particular order:
1. AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and “Talking Dead” – AMC’s official show site for TWD. Watch promo videos, read comments, go inside recent episodes, and view mini spin-offs created by show producers. With a registered cable account, you can also watch full show episodes online. While there, skip over to the “Talking Dead” page for highlights from recent episodes and exclusive online bonus clips.
2. The Walking Dead Forums – Enjoy the hilarious “Walking Dead” memes (or make your own), get answers to your burning questions, and peruse endless speculation on plot lines and general life in the zombie-apocalypse.
3. The official “Walking Dead” Facebook page – Keep up-to-date on upcoming shows, and add to lively fan debate on the show’s sponsored page.
4. The Walking Dead Wiki -The collaborative fan-driven encyclopedia of all TWD trivia. Answer polls, join in discussion, and delve more into characters, past, present and future.
5. Robert Kirkman’s “The Walking Dead” – Get your show fix by perusing writer/creator Robert Kirkman’s collection of all things “Walking Dead”, including all news for the TV show, comics, video games, books, interviews, touring events, discussion, upcoming promotions, merchandise, and more.
6. Talking Walking Dead – Check out deleted scenes, play games, and enjoy general TWD-related fun on this fan site.
7. Walking Dead Locations – This fan site highlights the actual filming locations used in “The Walking Dead.” Learn more about each spot and see where your favorite characters rested their heads (momentarily, at least).
8. Roamers and Lurkers – This forum community is filled with fan fiction, and thousands of gaming, TV and comic discussions, and – of course – tips on surviving the zombie apocalypse.
9. “The Walking Dead” Tumblr page – Who doesn’t love a good GIF? Check out Tumblr for all the latest GIFs that highlight the best moments of each show, explain fan “feels”, and – naturally – make fun of the characters, their catch-phrases and their unfortunate decisions.
10. Read the Walking Dead – If you’re obsessed with “The Walking Dead” comics, or simply wanting to learn more about them, stop here to get your fix. Read reviews, view cover art, and learn more about past and upcoming issues.
11. The official “Walking Dead” Instagram page – View promotional pictures and candids from the show, and watch for special cast take-overs when stars like Norman Reedus man the site for a day.
12. Walking the Walking Dead – This fan site is full of things you won’t find anywhere else. Take a look at their spotlights on famous zombie characters (and the actors who play them), podcasts, and plenty more. In fact, just plan to spend a whole day or week on this fan site alone.