Yet again AMC are showing that they have faith in The Walking Dead by renewing it for an eighth season, just a week before season seven kicks off as reported by TVLine.

Season eight of The Walking Dead will have 16 episodes and will launch in the fall of 2017 with the shows 100th episode Scott M. Gimple will be returning as the showrunner.

“Eeny, meeny, miny, more,” before adding, “What a joy to partner with Robert Kirkman, Scott Gimple and some of the hardest-working people in television to bringThe Walking Dead to the fans. And, most important, thanks to those fans for breathing life into this remarkable series right along with us.” Says AMC president Charlie Collier.

The Walking Dead’s seventh season kick’s off next Sunday 9/8c where fans will finally be able to find out just who it is that Neegan has killed.