AMC announces Survival Sunday: The Walking Dead & Fear the Walking Dead fan event
AMC and Fathom Events announced today that fans of the The Walking Dead universe can now experience their favorite post-apocalyptic world on the big screen thanks to Survival Sunday: The Walking Dead & Fear the Walking Dead one-night fan event.
The event is taking place on April 15 and will be celebrating the highly-anticipated series crossover. The Walking Dead season 8 finale and the Fear the Walking Dead season 4 premiere will be screened commercial free in more than 750 select movie theaters nationwide. The cinema event will also feature exclusive bonus content to be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets for Survival Sunday: The Walking Dead & Fear the Walking Dead can be purchased beginning Friday, March 16 at FathomEvents.com/events/survival-sunday or participating theater box offices. Members of the TWD Fan Rewards Club can purchase their tickets starting Thursday, March 15 at TWDRewards.com and earn points for their fandom.
Theresa Beyer, SVP of Brand Activation for AMC, said: “Sunday, April 15 marks an epic and highly-anticipated moment for these series, as worlds collide when Morgan crosses over from The Walking Dead and into the new world of Fear. We are thrilled to be working with our terrific partners at Fathom to provide fans from across the country the opportunity to experience this crossover moment in such a special way and among other members of one of television’s most passionate fan communities.”
Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt also commented, saying, “The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead have captivated audiences and kept them on the edge of their seats for many years. Self-proclaimed ‘Dead-heads’ will have the unique opportunity to come together to experience these two compelling dramas larger-than-life and commercial-free on the big screen for just one night this April.”
The screening event begins live at 8:30 p.m. ET through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
Produced by AMC Studios, The Walking Dead and Fear the Walking Dead are the #1 and #4 dramas on cable, respectively, among adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 in Nielson live+3 ratings.