Last year, Fear the Walking Dead was AMC’s second highest-rated scripted series (behind The Walking Dead). The zombie drama did very well for the cable channel but the numbers dropped quite a bit over the short season. Will the ratings keep falling or will they rise? Cancelled or renewed for season three? 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, Rubén Blades, Mercedes Mason, and Colman Domingo.
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.
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For comparisons: The first season of Fear the Walking Dead averaged a 3.80 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 7.61 million total viewers.
What do you think? Do you still like the Fear the Walking Dead TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a third season?