Check out the trailer for Fear the Walking Dead but be aware there are some graphic scenes which some people may find disturbing.

Fear the Walking Dead premieres Sunday August 23rd 2015 on AMC in the US and on the BT TV network in the UK. The series stars Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Alycia Debnam Carey and Frank Dillane.

Fear The Walking Dead, Season 1 - Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Alycia Debnam Carey and Frank Dillane
Fear The Walking Dead, Season 1 – Kim Dickens as Madison, Cliff Curtis as Travis, Alycia Debnam Carey as Alicia and Frank Dillane as Nick ©2015 AMC, photo by Frank Ockenfels 3/AMC

AMC has placed an initial two-season order for a companion series to The Walking Dead which is the #1 show on television among adults 18-49 for going on three seasons.

Fear the Walking Dead is set in Los Angeles and focused on new characters and storylines. The production will be based in Vancouver with significant filming also occurring in Los Angeles. The show’s first season will consist of six one-hour episodes and premiere on AMC in late summer. The show’s second season will air in 2016.

Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert from The Walking Dead are executive producers of the new series, which, like the original, is being produced by AMC Studios. Dave Erickson (Marco Polo, Sons of Anarchy), who co-created and co-wrote the pilot with Kirkman, is an executive producer and showrunner. The series stars Cliff Curtis (Missing, Gang Related), Kim Dickens (Gone Girl, Sons of Anarchy), Frank Dillane (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince) and Alycia Debnam Carey (Into the Storm).