Although it doesn’t do nearly as well in the Nielsen ratings as the original series does, the Fear the Walking Dead TV show has been AMC’s second-highest rated series. As a less popular prequel to the mothership, which has a sequel on the way, how much longer can it continue? Will Fear the Walking Dead be cancelled or renewed for season six? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
An AMC horror drama, Fear the Walking Dead stars Lennie James, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Danay Garcia, Garret Dillahunt, Maggie Grace, Jenna Elfman, Alexa Nisenson, Austin Amelio, Ruben Blades, and Karen David. In the fifth season, Morgan Jones (James) leads the group to find other survivors and make the best of a devastated world.
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 fourth season of Fear the Walking Dead averaged a 0.78 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 2.265 million total viewers.
What do you think? Do you still like the Fear the Walking Dead TV series? Should this AMC TV show be cancelled or renewed for a sixth season?
*7/19/19 update: AMC has renewed Fear the Walking Dead for a sixth season.