Oh, did you think the spinoff AMC birthed to extend the (un) life of The Walking Dead would call it quits after Season 2? You poor dears, of course Fear The Walking Dead will return for Season 3 in 2017. Our vote: zombies on the moon!

Yes, less than a week after its second season premiere, Fear The Walking Dead has officially pulled the trigger on a third season. It’s incredulously-named Talking Dead: Fear has also been renewed along with it, similarly airing after every Season 3 outing.

Interestingly, Fear The Walking Dead Season 3 will join its progenitor with a full 16 episodes, presumably split by half on opposing ends of the year. The second season expanded to 15 episodes, up from the initial run’s first six. Says AMC:

What Dave Erickson and Robert Kirkman have invented in ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ is to be applauded. Watching Los Angeles crumble through the eyes of our characters and seeing each make decisions and try to figure out the rules of their new world – it’s fresh, eerie and compelling and we’re all in for the ride. As Victor Strand observed, ‘The only way to survive a mad world is to embrace the madness.’ We thank the millions of fans for embracing this mad world and look forward to sailing far into the future.

Fear The Walking Dead Season 2 will continue on Sunday night, but will the third season shift locale as well?

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