Dave Erickson

Fear the Walking Dead’s Erickson exits for AMC deal

Dave Erickson has exited his post as Fear the Walking Dead showrunner to sign an overall agreement with the zombie drama’s commissioning channel, AMC Networks. He will step down from running The Walking Dead spin-off Fear after its upcoming third season and then segue into a multi-year deal that will see him develop new shows […]

Fear the Walking Dead sets cable ratings record

The first season of Fear the Walking Dead delivered an average 11.2 million viewers across its six episode run, making it the most-watched first season of any show ever on US cable. The Walking Dead companion series show ended its run on AMC last Sunday (October 11). Of the average 11.2 million viewers, 7.3 million […]

Amazon scores Fear the Walking Dead

Amazon Prime Instant Video Germany has picked up the sought-after SVOD rights for upcoming zombie drama Fear the Walking Dead from distributor Entertainment One Television. The show debuts in the US and internationally on AMC and AMC Global, respectively, on Sunday (August 23) as a companion piece to US cable’s biggest show, The Walking Dead. […]

AMC hands Walking Dead spin-off global run

AMC Global has acquired the spin-off of zombie drama The Walking Dead, which has received a double-season order on the flagship AMC channel in the US. The Walking Dead companion series, which has been dubbed both Cobalt and Fear the Walking Dead but remains untitled, will broadcast on AMC Global channels around the world less […]