THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED RETURN OF
"FEAR THE WALKING DEAD" SEASON TWO AIRS
SUNDAY, AUGUST 21ST AT 9:00PM ET/PT
FOLLOWED BY THE LIVE AFTER-SHOW "TALKING DEAD" HOSTED BY
CHRIS HARDWICK AND JOINED BY "FEAR THE WALKING DEAD" SHOWRUNNER DAVE ERICKSON AND
SERIES STARS DANAY GARCIA AND KIM DICKENS AT 10:01PM ET/PT
AN ALL NEW EPISODE OF THE NEW LATE-NIGHT TALK SHOW "GEEKING OUT" HOSTED BY KEVIN SMITH AND GREG GRUNBERG WITH GUESTS JEPH LOEB AND CHARLIE COX FOLLOWS AT 11:00PM ET/PT
AMC's fan favorite original series "Fear the Walking Dead" returns for the second half of season two on Sunday, August 21st at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. The first half of the second season averaged 7.8 million viewers per episode, including 5.1 million adults 25-54 in Nielsen live+7 ratings and solidified "Fear" as a top drama on cable.
In the mid-season premiere episode, "Grotesque," written by Kate Barnow and directed by Dan Sackheim, Nick's steadfast search for answers leads him into a deadly dog-eat-dog landscape. A dark piece of his past is uncovered.
Then, viewers can catch a new episode of the live after-show "Talking Dead" hosted by Chris Hardwick joined by "Fear The Walking Dead" stars Danay Garcia and Kim Dickens with Showrunner Dave Erickson at 10:01 p.m. ET/PT.
As we embark on the second half of the second season of "Fear the Walking Dead," the Clark/Manawa, Salazar and Strand families fracture. The events that took place at the Abigail compound have set all of our heroes adrift. Now they must forge their own paths to survive. Alicia struggles with Madison's refusal to let Nick go, while Travis tries to protect Chris from the apocalyptic darkness that threatens to consume him. Strand is lost in grief, and the power of Daniel's dark past leaves Ofelia disillusioned about their survival and ability to rebuild new lives.
"Fear the Walking Dead" is executive produced by showrunner Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert and stars Kim Dickens as Madison, Cliff Curtis as Travis, Frank Dillane as Nick, Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia, , Mercedes Mason as Ofelia, Lorenzo James Henrie as Chris, Colman Domingo as Strand and Danay Garcia as Luciana.
An all new episode of AMC's new late-night talk show, "Geeking Out" airs Sunday, August 21st at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. Hosted by Kevin Smith ("Comic Book Men," "Clerks") and Greg Grunberg ("Heroes, "Lost," "Alias," "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" and graphic novel Dream Jumper), the 30-minute show takes a timely look at pop culture through a fanboy lens and features talk, celebrity interviews and out-of-the-studio segments.
In the third episode, Kevin and Greg talk with Jeph Loeb about overseeing Marvel's TV properties. Kevin later interviews Charlie Cox about Daredevil.
"Geeking Out," an AMC and The Weinstein Company co-production, is produced by Matador Content in association with Bandwagon Media with Jerry Carita, Jay Peterson, Todd Lubin, Patrick Reardon, Brad Savage, Smith and Grunberg serving as executive producers.
AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy(r) Award for Outstanding Drama Series with "Mad Men" in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before "Breaking Bad" won it in 2013 and 2014. The network's series "The Walking Dead" is the highest-rated series in cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last four years. AMC's other current original drama series include "Better Call Saul," "Hell on Wheels," "Turn: Washington's Spies," "Halt and Catch Fire," "Humans," "Fear the Walking Dead," "Into the Badlands" and the forthcoming "The Night Manager," "Feed the Beast," "Preacher," "The Son" and "The Terror." AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like "Talking Dead," "The Making of The Mob," "Comic Book Men" and the upcoming "Ride with Norman Reedus" and "The American West." AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.