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Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes in a scene from the season four premiere of "The Walking Dead."
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Online streaming service Hulu acquired the exclusive subscription video on demand rights to new and upcoming primetime scripted series from AMC, IFC, BCC America, SundanceTV and WE tv, the digital platform announced Wednesday. This will include comedies and dramas, most notably The Walking Dead companion series Fear the Walking Dead, which is rumored to begin in June.

“AMC Networks has an incredible reputation and track record in producing captivating storytelling across a variety of genres for true connoisseurs of television,” Hulu’s Chief Executive Officer Mike Hopkins said in a statement. “This huge partnership guarantees that Hulu viewers will soon be able to enjoy the newest slate of premium programming from some of the top cable networks.”

Hulu users will have access to AMC series prior to each season’s network premiere, in addition to a number of movies from the IFC Films collection and unscripted WE tv programming.

The Walking Dead, Mad Men, Better Call Saul, TURN, and Halt and Catch Fire all call AMC home.

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