Fear the Walking Dead fans rejoice, the show has officially been renewed season four!
AMC released a press release today that said they have “renewed ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ for a fourth season, ahead of its upcoming season three premiere on June 4. In addition, Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg (“Once Upon a Time”) are boarding “Fear” as co-showrunners, starting with season four. Additionally, Scott M. Gimple, executive producer and showrunner of “The Walking Dead” will become an executive producer of ‘Fear the Walking Dead’.”
Joel Stillerman, President of original programming and development for AMC and SundanceTV, says “ We are very excited to continue the journey of ‘Fear The Walking Dead,’ and truly look forward to working with the talented team of Andrew Chambliss, Ian Goldberg, and Scott Gimple.”
“We are thrilled to be joining ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ and couldn’t be more excited to work alongside the wonderful team at AMC on this show,” said Chambliss and Goldberg. “We love this universe and are truly honored to have the chance to contribute to it.”
AMC previously announced that FTWD showrunner Dave Erickson would be transitioning off of the show upon completion of production of season three. Read about that announcement here.
Fear the Walking Dead season three premiere is Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 9pm EST on AMC.