New or notable science fiction and fantasy entries on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice.
The first of the two late Summer entries has its bow this week as AMC’s highly anticipated prequel series Fear the Walking kicks of on Sunday. The show will have an hour and a half premiere episode and it will be preceded by a special edition of discussion show The Talking Dead. Next week brings the last of the Summer debuts as El Rey’s From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series returns for its second season. For finales this week, Syfy’s Killjoys wraps up its first season as does TNT’s Proof. Both of those shows are still waiting for word on renewal, so be sure to follow our Cancellation Watch column and the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site to keep track of their status.
Prime Time Sci Fi TV for the Week of Aug 17 – Aug 23:
Saturday Aug 22
Hannibal (NBC) 9:00-10:00
Sunday Aug 23
The Talking Dead (AMC) 8:00-9:00 Special
Fear the Walking Dead (AMC) 9:00-10:30 Series Premiere
The Last Ship (TNT) 9:00-10:00
The Strain (FX) 10:00-11:00
Falling Skies (TNT) 10:00-11:00