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'The Walking Dead' companion series: 'Fear the Walking Dead'

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Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman just broke some big news, confirming the title of AMC’s upcoming The Walking Dead companion series. And that title is…Fear the Walking Dead. As previously reported, the new version is scheduled to debut in late summer with a six episode first season, and season 2 airing in 2016. The new show will take place in Los Angeles and stars Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane, and Alycia Debnam. And now it has a title. Here’s Kirkman’s tweet breaking the news. All that’s left is to figure out what they will call the inevitable Chris Hardwick companion talk show to follow: Talking Fear the Walking Dead?