‘Walking Dead’ returns to AMC for fourth season

Walking Dead returns for its fourth season, with a four-episode pickup, the network announced Wednesday.

The series will premiere on March 24, 2016, at 10 p.m.

ET/PT, with AMC’s season-five premiere slated for April 24.

The fourth season will be split into four 10-episode seasons, with the first eight episodes airing on Sundays at 10:30 p.M.

ET.

The series will then return to its regular time slot at 11 p.I.T.S. in the middle of April.

AMC previously announced that the series would premiere in March, April and May.

The network is also planning to expand its schedule, starting with an October premiere of the fourth season.