Walking Dead Season 9 to Air Live and Free Online in Australia!


Watch the Walking Dead Season 9 Online!

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The Walking Dead Season 9 Is Returning… to Australia!

Season 9 of The Walking Dead will be just as explosive as fans expect. In the thrilling finale of season 8 featuring the “All Out War,” Negan was finally defeated — but spared from death — by Rick, and was kept as a prisoner instead. But just when they thought they can finally have some sense of peace, a new terror rises in the form of The Whisperers, led by their cold and cruel leader, Alpha. And with actor Andrew Lincoln (Rick), who has played the show’s lead since season 1, set to leave in season 9, fans can very well expect a an even more exciting and heart-wrenching ride ahead. Don’t miss new episodes starting October 8, express from the US, only on FOX SHOWCASE.

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Where can I get The Walking Dead Season 9?

The only place to watch The Walking Dead live and legally is Foxtel. In Australia, you won’t find The Walking Dead Free to air or on any other streaming services. Alternatively, you can wait until the Season 9 DVD comes out or until new episodes become available on digital retailers. But if you want to avoid spoilers and watch at the same time as the US, Foxtel is your best bet.

You can also watch on Foxtel Now if you don’t have a traditional Foxtel subscription, which is basically Foxtel streamed via the internet. Or, you can use the Foxtel app and watch on your mobile device.

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The Walking Dead Season 9 teaser. Photo: AMC

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The most affordable way to catch up with The Walking Dead is to get Foxtel Now. The service has a low entry price and great device compatibility. All you need is a broadband connection. You simply sign up and you’re online in a matter of minutes. There are no contracts and you can cancel your subscription anytime. Best of all, the service is available completely free for two weeks.

Alternatively, you can also download the latest episodes of the new season of The Walking Dead from BigPond Movies. Better yet, get a Season Pass to access all episodes and save more at the same time!

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How do I watch Foxtel Now?

To watch Foxtel Now, simply head to their website and create an account. Then, choose the packages you want to subscribe to. The channel that has The Walking Dead, Showcase, is part of the Pop and Drama Packs, which cost $15/month each – or you can get both the Pop and Drama packs as a combo for a discounted $25/month. Once your account is set up, you can start watching instantly.

The Foxtel Now online service allows to watch channels live and also binge content on demand whenever you want. It’s available on PCs/Macs, mobile devices, the Foxtel Now box, Telstra TV, PS4, and Chromecast. Foxtel Now users also have the option to stream the Walking Dead free with the Foxtel Go app.

The Walking Dead Season 9 Replays

The sixteen episodes of the second part of Season 9 will air at the same time as the US – every Monday at 1:30pm on Showcase. If you can’t watch during that time, you can catch a replay in prime-time. Here’s the complete Australian broadcast schedule for the week of October 8, with every live airing and all Walking Dead 9 replays available for you and your family to enjoy:

  • Showcase Mon 8 Oct 1:30pm – 2:35pm
  • Showcase+2 Mon 8 Oct 3.30pm – 4.35pm
  • Showcase Mon 8 Oct 7:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Showcase+2 Mon 8 Oct 9:30pm – 10:30pm

The Walking Dead On Demand

Once the episode airs live, it will be available on demand for both Foxtel and Foxtel Now subscribers. If you use Foxtel Now, simply access the On Demand section of the website and look for The Walking Dead.

If you have a traditional Foxtel subscription, you need to download the free Foxtel Go app to your device. It’s available on smartphones, tablets, and laptops. Sign in with your Foxtel ID and access the On Demand section. You’re good to go.

The Walking Dead – Free Trial Offer!

Every episode of the The Walking Dead Season 9 will be shown live on Showcase, as part of the Pop and Drama Packs, each Monday until early 2019 when all 16 episodes have aired. The Walking Dead is available free to new members using Foxtel Now’s Free Live TV trial.