Lots of news this week! There were Emmy nominations! And also, Comic-Con.
Jon Hamm pretends to be Bill Hader. It’s a little raunchy.
Vincent Kartheiser will star in Saints and Strangers, a National Geographic TV movie about the Mayflower. Anna Camp (Bethany Van Nuys on Mad Men) will co-star.
James Wolk (Bob Benson on Mad Men) will star in Zoo, and also is a Star Wars nerd.
Fear the Walking Dead has a premiere date. From the press release:
SAN DIEGO, CA – July 10, 2015 – AMC and AMC Global, the international AMC-branded television network, announced today from Comic-Con International that the worldwide premiere of summer’s most anticipated new series “Fear the Walking Dead” will air Sunday, August 23rd at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. The extended 90-minute episode will also debut on AMC Global channels around the world simultaneously with the U.S. premiere on AMC and will then re-air in local time zones during primetime…“Fear the Walking Dead” will launch in the UK on August 31st.
There’s also a full, 3-minute trailer, which is much more promising than what we’ve seen before. And if that wasn’t all enough, “key art” was released. Here it is:
Season 6 of The Walking Dead also has a premiere date, with a 90 minute episode. Press release, you were saying?
SAN DIEGO, CA – July 10, 2015 – AMC announced today from Comic-Con International that “The Walking Dead” season six will premiere Sunday, October 11th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT with an extended 90-minute episode. As in previous seasons, the show’s sixth season of 16 episodes will air in two parts, with the first eight episodes kicking off October 11th and the final eight returning February 2016. Following “The Walking Dead” will be the season premiere of AMC’s “Talking Dead,” hosted by Chris Hardwick (Nerdist), at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. A new season of “Comic Book Men” will debut the following week with two back-to-back episodes on Sunday, October 18 at midnight and 12:30 a.m. ET/PT. Internationally, “The Walking Dead” will return to audiences in 125+ FOX International Channels (FIC) markets within 24 hours of the U.S. premiere, as part of FIC’s continued commitment to broadcast the series near day-and-date globally.
Fear the Walking Dead will address the American immigrant experience.
Bryan Cranston turned a Breaking Bad question into a “your mother” joke.
The Walking Dead cast on Conan talks about their very young fans.
Meanwhile, Uproxx summarizes what’s coming in The Walking Dead Season 6, according to the Comic Con press roundtable.
Bob Odenkirk is thrilled beyond words at his Emmy nomination.
Season 2 photos from Better Call Saul.
Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey‘s Lady Mary) will star as a con artist in Good Behavior.
Masters of Sex talks about the beginning of the scientific field of sex research. The Verge addresses what has and has not changed.