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FEAR THE WALKING DEAD
Air Date: Sunday, August 26, 2018
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on AMC
Episode Title: (#411) "The Code"
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***TUNE-IN ALERT***

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26TH

MORGAN'S JOURNEY IS DERAILED ON AMC'S "FEAR THE WALKING DEAD" AT 9:00PM ET/PT

JESSE RETURNS TO ANGELVILLE ON THE SEASON THREE FINALE OF AMC'S OUTRAGEOUS DRAMA "PREACHER" AT 10:00PM ET/PT

PROPERTY BROTHERS' DREW SCOTT JOINS TWO SURPRISE SPECIAL GUESTS FROM "FEAR THE WALKING DEAD" ON SUNDAY'S EPISODE OF "TALKING DEAD" AT 11:00PM ET/PT

MONDAY, AUGUST 27TH

JIMMY EMBARKS ON A NEW ENDEAVOR ON AMC'S "BETTER CALL SAUL" AT 9:00PM ET/PT

DUD AND ERNIE VENTURE OUT INTO THE KINGDOM OF LONG BEACH IN AN ALL NEW EPISODE OF AMC'S LIGHT-HEARTED, MODERN FABLE, "LODGE 49," AT 10:00PM ET/PT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - "Fear the Walking Dead" continues on Sunday, August 26th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. On the all-new episode, "The Code," Morgan's journey is derailed by some new acquaintances. The episode is written by Andrew Chambliss and Alex Delyle and directed by Tara Nicole Weyr.

The first half of season four began with one figure huddled around a campfire, and ended with nine. Characters who started their journeys in isolation collided with each other in unexpected ways and found themselves in one of the last places they ever expected to be...together. In the back half of the season they will explore who they are now - as individuals and as part of the greater group - and how they will forge ahead. They will find themselves pitted against new adversaries - human, walker, and even nature itself. Theirs will be a journey wrought with danger, love, heartbreak, loss, and ultimately, hope. The series 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.

Produced by AMC Studios, "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. This season stars Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo and Danay Garcia, along with new series regulars Garret Dillahunt, Jenna Elfman, Maggie Grace and Lennie James.

"Preacher" season three finales on Sunday, August 26th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. On the season finale, "The Light Above," Jesse returns home for what he hopes is the last time but in doing so angers Starr and endangers Cassidy Meanwhile, Tulip battles Hell and Nazis. This episode is written and directed by Sam Catlin.

In Season three, Jesse Custer's quest for God takes him back to the place he's been avoiding his whole life: home. Jesse, Tulip, and Cassidy return to Angelville, the Louisiana Plantation where Jesse was raised, and find old grudges and deadly obligations await them. With the help of his friends -- and a few enemies -- Jesse will need to escape his past... because the future of the world depends on it.

"Preacher" stars Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, Ian Colletti, Graham McTavish, Pip Torrens, Julie Ann Emery, Malcolm Barrett and new series regulars Betty Buckley ("Supergirl," "Split") and Colin Cunningham ("Blood Drive," "Falling Skies"). Jeremy Childs ("The Last Castle," "Nashville"), Liz McGeever ("Star, Nashville"), Jonny Coyne ("Turn," "Alcatraz"), Adam Croasdell ("Reign") and Prema Cruz ("Mozart in the Jungle") are recurring guest stars.

The Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios co-production was developed for television by executive producer and showrunner Sam Catlin ("Breaking Bad") and executive producers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg ("Sausage Party," "This is the End," "Superbad"). The series is also executive produced by James Weaver for Point Grey Pictures, Neal H. Moritz, Ori Marmur, Vivian Cannon, Jason Netter, Michael Slovis, Mark McNair, Garth Ennis, Ken F. Levin and Sara Goodman.

Following the episode, viewers can catch an all-new episode of "Talking Dead" hosted by Chris Hardwick at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT, featuring Property Brothers' Drew Scott and two surprise cast members from "Fear The Walking Dead."

Season four of "Better Call Saul" continues on Monday, August 27th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. On the fourth episode, "Talk," a restless Jimmy embarks on a new endeavor, meanwhile, Mike burns bridges, Kim pursues her bliss, and Nacho tries to survive a turf war. This episode is written by Heather Marion and directed by John Shiban.

In "Better Call Saul's" fourth season, Chuck's death catalyzes Jimmy McGill's (Bob Odenkirk) transformation into Saul Goodman. In the wake of his loss, Jimmy takes steps into the criminal world that will put his future as a lawyer - and his relationship with Kim (Rhea Seehorn) - in jeopardy. Chuck's (Michael McKean) death deeply affects former colleagues Howard (Patrick Fabian) and Kim as well, putting the two of them once again on opposite sides of a battle sparked by the Brothers McGill.

Meanwhile, Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) takes a more active role as Madrigal Electromotive's newest (and most thorough) security consultant. It's a volatile time to be in Gus Fring's (Giancarlo Esposito) employ, as Hector's collapse sends shock waves throughout the Albuquerque underworld and throws the cartel into chaos - tearing apart both Gus and Nacho's (Michael Mando) well-laid plans. While Gus changes course, Nacho finds himself in the crosshairs of deadly forces.

The critically acclaimed drama is executive produced by Peter Gould, Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Thomas Schnauz and Gennifer Hutchison. The series recently garnered a 2018 Peabody Award, and, over three seasons, has earned 23 Emmy(R) Award nominations, three Golden Globe(R) Award nominations, two Writers Guild Awards, three Critics' Choice Awards, a Television Critics Association Award and two AFI Awards for "TV Programs of the Year," among many other Guild nominations. Created by Gilligan and Gould, the series stars Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando and Giancarlo Esposito.

AMC's new original series "Lodge 49" continues Monday, August 27th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. On the fourth episode, "Sunday," Dud and Ernie venture out into the kingdom of Long Beach to find Larry, while Liz spends her day off at work. This episode is written by Bradley Paul and directed by Jake Schreier.

"Lodge 49" is a light-hearted, endearing modern fable set in Long Beach, California about a disarmingly optimistic local ex-surfer, Dud (Wyatt Russell), who's drifting after the death of his father and collapse of the family business. Dud serendipitously finds himself on the doorstep of a rundown fraternal lodge, where a middle-aged plumbing salesman and "Luminous Knight" of the order, Ernie (Jennings), welcomes him into a world of cheap beer, easy camaraderie and the promise of Alchemical mysteries that may - or may not - put Dud on the path to recover the idyllic life he's lost. Jim Gavin (Author, Middle Men) serves as creator, writer, and executive-producer alongside showrunner Peter Ocko (Pushing Daisies, The Office). Additional executive producers include Paul Giamatti ("Billions," Sideways, Outsiders, Hoke), Dan Carey (Outsiders, Hoke, John Dies at the End, All Is Bright) and Jeff Freilich ("Halt and Catch Fire," "Grace and Frankie").

About AMC

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 five years. AMC's other current original drama series include "Better Call Saul," "Fear the Walking Dead," "The Terror," "Into the Badlands," "Humans," "Preacher," "The Son," "McMafia," "Dietland," "Lodge 49" and the forthcoming "The Little Drummer Girl." AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like "Talking Dead," "Talking With Chris Hardwick," "AMC Visionaries" and "Ride with Norman Reedus." 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.

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FEAR THE WALKING DEAD (AMC)
Returns in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/23/15 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2018-19 season (the show's fifth) on 7/28/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC's press release, July 2018) AMC announced today from the Television Critics' Association (TCA) Press Tour that it has renewed a slate of popular series including "Better Call Saul" and "Fear The Walking Dead" for their fifth seasons and "McMafia" for its second season. "In an environment where viewer choice is almost unlimited, the success of these shows is especially meaningful, with characters and stories that our viewers connect with and return to season after season," said David Madden, president of original programming for AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios. "It's a privilege to continue collaborating with and sharing the vision of the talented creatives behind these series, and we're excited to start exploring the next chapter in the lives of these unique and complex characters." "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.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia
· Cliff Curtis as Travis
· Elizabeth Rodriguez as Liza
· Frank Dillane as Nick
· Kim Dickens as Madison
· Lorenzo James Henrie as Chris
· Mercedes Mason as Ofelia
· Ruben Blades as Daniel
CREW INFORMATION:
· Adam Davidson as CO-EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Dave Erickson as CRTR/EP
· David Alpert as EP
· Gale Anne Hurd as EP
· Greg Nicotero as EP
· Robert Kirkman as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· AMC Studios
· Circle of Confusion
· Valhalla Motion Pictures