Can’t keep the dead down!
Last night’s Season 3 premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead broke cable records, just like last season’s premiere did. The numbers are staggering, as it seems the never ending zombie story keeps gaining more and more viewers. And why not? The series, based off of the Image Comic book by Robert Kirkman, is intense, gruesome and easy to get pulled in to. Here is the official word on the history making episode:
The biggest show of the fall season among Adults 18-49 is on AMC. Last night, AMC premiered season three of “The Walking Dead” and outdelivered cable and broadcast hits including “Hatfields & McCoys,” “Jersey Shore,” “Modern Family,” “The Big Bang Theory” and “The Voice.”The 9pm ET premiere garnered 10.9 million viewers and a 7.4 HH rating making it the highest rated episode in series history, and growing more than 50% over last season’s premiere. The season 3 premiere now reigns as the biggest telecast for any drama series in basic cable history among all viewers. “The Walking Dead” encored at 10pm with 3.5 million viewers and midnight with 850,000 viewers delivering 15.2 million viewers for the night.