‘The Walking Dead’ Season 6 trailer: Will AMC zombie series return to Emmy spotlight?

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AMC's "The Walking Dead" may be a ratings juggernaut, but in five seasons it only has two Best Prosthetic Makeup wins to show for its 13 Emmy nominations. In 2011 the "Days Gone By" episode prevailed, while in 2012 it was the "What Lies Ahead" episode. Will the much-anticipated sixth season (premiering Sunday, October 11) bring the zombie series back into the Emmy spotlight? Watch the official trailer below.

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The Season 6 premiere, "First Time Again," is written by Scott M. Gimple & Matthew Negrete and directed by Greg Nicotero. AMC's official description of the episode is: "Rick and the group are still having trouble assimilating into Alexandria. Will a new threat bring them closer together or drive them further apart?"

Returning for the new season are Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, Sonequa Martin-Green, Michael Cudlitz and more. Gimple is back as showrunner for the third year in a row.

Below, let's take a look at how each of the previous "The Walking Dead" seasons fared at the Emmys:

Season 1 (2011 Emmys)
Best Prosthetic Makeup – winner
Best Sound Editing – nominated
Best Visual Effects – nominated

Season 2 (2012 Emmys)
Best Prosthetic Makeup – winner
Best Sound Editing – nominated
Best Visual Effects – nominated

Season 3 (2013 Emmys)
Best Prosthetic Makeup – nominated

Season 4 (2014 Emmys)
Best Sound Editing – nominated
Best Supporting Visual Effects – nominated

Season 5 (2015 Emmys)
Best Prosthetic Makeup – nominated
Best Sound Editing – nominated
Best Stunt Coordination – nominated
Best Supporting Visual Effects – nominated

Will "The Walking Dead" return to the Emmy spotlight next year? Sound off at the bottom of this post and be sure to join the discussion in our TV forum.

Photo Credit: AMC

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