AMC announced today from the Television Critics’ Association (TCA) Press Tour that it has renewed FEAR THE WALKING DEAD for a fifth season.
From The Press Release
Fear the Walking Dead is being renewed ahead of the premiere of the second half of season four. The series is the #3 cable drama to date among adults 25-54 and 18-49 and has shown strong double-digit ratings growth among adults 25-54 in the first half of its fourth season compared to the second half of season three. “Fear the Walking Dead” is executive produced by Scott M. Gimple, showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, as well as Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Gale Anne Hurd and Greg Nicotero, and produced by AMC Studios. The series stars Lennie James, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Danay Garcia, Garret Dillahunt, Maggie Grace and Jenna Elfman.
This season also marked the first crossover between Fear and its spin-off companion series The Walking Dead when Morgan (Lennie James) joined the cast.
According to EP Scott Gimple, there will be more crossovers in the future, he just won’t say who or when.
Fear The Walking Dead returns with the second half of Season four on August 12, 2018.