The Walking Dead has been an incredibly successful TV series for AMC so it makes sense business-wise to make a related series. Will it also be a hit in the ratings? Could it become more successful or, is one zombie series on AMC enough? Could it be cancelled even though the execs already gave it an early second season renewal? Stay tuned!
Fear the Walking Dead, explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt what little stability high school guidance counselor Madison Clark (Kim Dickens) and English teacher Travis Manawa (Cliff Curtis) have managed to find. The rest of the cast includes Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Lorenzo James Henrie, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Rubén Blades, Mercedes Mason, and Patricia Reyes Spíndola.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s chances of staying on the air. The higher the ratings, the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available.
Final season averages: 3.80 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 7.61 million total viewers.
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What do you think? Do you like the Fear the Walking Dead TV series? Do you think it should have been renewed for a second season so early — or cancelled instead?