Fear the Walking Dead will return for a third season, announced AMC today. The next season, which will contain 16 episodes, is slated to air in 2017. The second season of the Walking Dead spinoff series premiered on April 10, with 8.8 million viewers according to Nielsen’s live plus-3 measurements. The series ranks as the second-highest rated series in the 18-49 demographic, and the seventh highest show on television, including both cable and broadcast.