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The Walking Dead │ Season 11 will be exclusive to Star + and not on cable TV

The Walking Dead │ Season 11 will be exclusive to Star + and not on cable TV

The first show of the eleventh and final season of the walking Dead In Brazil, it will only happen via the upcoming Star+ broadcast, Disney’s new service arriving in the country on August 31. This means that new episodes won’t air on cable TV like they used to.

The information was confirmed by the platform’s press office in the country, who said they don’t yet know when – or even if – the series will be broadcast on Star Channel. With that said, fans are practically obligated to subscribe to Star+ in order to be able to watch the final episodes of the walking DeadBecause cable TV is no longer an alternative.

Brazilian fans will have to wait about 10 days to watch the final season of The Walking Dead (Photo: Divulgação/AMC)

Moreover, another controversial point in this strategy is related to the dates. Until then, audiences were used to US simulcasting on Sundays – the same day the episode aired there, we can check it out here. However, the series’ final season premiere will take place on August 22, nine days before Star+ launches in Brazil.

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With this, in addition to being confined to the new platform, fans of the walking Dead They will be disqualified from the premiere and will have an extra week to wait before returning to the post-apocalyptic world. The good news for those who like to look at the glass half full is that when the platform launches here, there will be two episodes available simultaneously. It will be hard to deal with spoilers until then.

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Although the news surprised a lot of people, the strategy makes a lot of sense. the walking Dead It is one of Fox’s biggest franchises in Brazil and it was expected that Disney would want to present it as one of the main ploys to launch Star+ in the country – especially after a legal tangle with Starzplay delayed marketing proceedings.

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