Fear the Walking Dead will be back for third series in 2017

AMC’s drama series, which is exclusive to BT customers, confirms 16 new episodes.

Fear the Walking Dead will be back for a third series on AMC in 2017.

New episodes of the thrilling drama have been confirmed and will air in the UK simultaneous to their US release - exclusively on BT TV.

It will be the show’s biggest series yet with 16 episodes.

Series two of Fear the Walking Dead is currently airing on AMC on Monday nights – BT TV channel 332 – with 15 episodes airing across the year.

Frank Dillane and Alycia Debnam-Carey in Fear the Walking Dead

"Fear the Walking Dead is a flagship program for AMC Global," said Harold Gronenthal, Executive Vice President of Programming & Operations, AMC/Sundance Channel Global.

"As we continue to build the AMC brand and grow our audience globally, we look forward to continuing to bring fans the eerie and compelling world brought to life from the series' creators Dave Erickson and Robert Kirkman, along with the talented creative team."

Fear the Walking Dead is a companion series to the global smash The Walking Dead and is created by executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero, David Alpert and showrunner David Erickson.

Hit play below to watch the trailer for Fear the Walking Dead series 2:

 

The show stars Kim Dickens as Madison, Cliff Curtis as Travis, Frank Dillane as Nick, Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia, Ruben Blades as Daniel, Mercedes Mason as Ofelia, Lorenzo James Henrie as Chris and Colman Domingo as Strand.

Fear the Walking Dead airs on AMC at 9pm on Mondays, exclusively to BT customers.

Episode one is available now on BT TV catch-up.

Fear the Walking Dead: How to watch the hit show

It airs on AMC – 332 on BT TV and channel 192 on Sky for BT Sport Pack customers.

AMC is also available in HD on both BT TV and Sky with an HD subscription.

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