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'The Walking Dead' Breaks Ratings Records!

'The Walking Dead' Breaks Ratings Records!

AMC’s The Walking Dead has broken more ratings records!!!

The scary zombie show had 8.1 million viewers for last nights midseason premiere, with 5.4 million in the adult demographic, according to EW. The Walking Dead broke the record for the most adults watching a drama series telecast in history!

Including the encore presentation later in the evening, the series had a total of 10.1 million viewers. Especially impressive is that the show competed with the 2012 Grammy Awards.

“Things just keep getting worse from here” writer Robert Kirkman said about last nights episode.

WHAT DID YOU THINK of the midseason premiere of The Walking Dead??

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  • Jeannette

    It was terrific! I love The Walking Dead, in my opinion there is nothing better on TV at the moment.

  • Shenae

    One of the best shows ever!

  • sandra

    By far the best/hottest show on TV.

  • mike

    @Jeannette:

    Try Game Of Thrones, but I do agree that it is a good show

  • giuseppe sallo

    That’s insane numbers, but I feel like the show is plodding and really drags on… the past episodes seem like that. You only get 5 minutes of interesting footage. Daryl is my favorite character.

  • anna

    I LOVE this show! But I agree that it dragged a bit in the last few episodes.
    AMC has some of the greatest shows out there at the moment.

  • LaCroix

    Best Show on regular cable .. I’m hoping Daryl’s brother finds his way back soon..

  • Too bad

    I love it!!!! Too bad that I don’t see it live when it airs though =( Can’t wait to see it

  • megan

    Loved it!! I hope there’s more Daryl in next week’s episode though!!!

  • woohoo

    Daryl & Glen are my favs, but I hate Shane hope he dies soon

  • unknown

    It was an emotional. Absolutely loved it. Hope they can keep up the surprises.

  • [~Fug Face Man!ston~]

    @Shenae: Yup.

  • Daryl&Me!

    i think the walking is a very emotional and terrorific show and i had been watching it since it started…. i lov all of them but i rly hate merle and Shane!! and poor Sophia T.T

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