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Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 09/22/2011

What do ‘Walking Dead’ and ‘Real Housewives’ have in common? A live after show.

Steven Yeun, left, and Andrew Lincoln, right, try to blend in with the zombie population in a scene from "The Walking Dead." (AP Photo/AMC) (AMC - AP)

What do zombie drama “The Walking Dead” and docu-soap “Real Housewives” franchise have in common?

Their own, live, let’s-talk-about-it shows!

AMC announced Thursday it will launch a live “after-show” for its zombie drama ”The Walking Dead.”

The discussion series, “Talking Dead,” will be produced by Michael Davies — the same guy who exec produces “Housewives” after-show “Watch What Happens: Live,” which is hosted by Bravo programming chief Andy Cohen.

AMC’s chatfest will be hosted by Chris Hardwick, an on-air personality at G4 network. G4 and Bravo are properties of Comcast.

“Talking Dead” debuts on Sunday, Oct. 16, immediately following a repeat of “The Walking Dead” 90-minute season premiere. Starting Friday, Nov. 4, “Talking Dead” will follow “The Walking Dead’s” Friday night encores at 11 p.m.

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