AMC Sets June Return Date for ‘Fear the Walking Dead’

Third season to launch June 4
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AMC will bring back its zombie-themed series Fear The Walking Dead for its third season on June 4, network officials said.

The series, a prequel to the network’s The Walking Dead – which ended its seventh season last night (April 2) – will return with back to back episodes, said AMC. Overall, Fear The Walking Dead will run eight episodes during the first half of its third season.

The series returns as the second most-watched drama in ad-supported cable among adults 25-54. Fear The Walking Dead is executive produced by showrunner Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, and Greg Nicotero.