WALKING DEAD Breaks Ratings Records With Return

February 11
4:37 2013

WALKING DEAD Breaks Ratings Records With Return

AMC's SMASH hit series The Walking Dead broke its previous record with 12.3 million viewers and a 6.1 rating in the prized adults 18-49 demographic.

That number is unprecedented - it is the highest adult demo ever for a basic series telecast! Clearly, the American public has a taste for zombies between the success of WARM BODIES in cinemas the last two weeks and the continually rising ratings of THE WALKING DEAD.

Also, according to the report over at Entertainment Weekly, by including the encore showing to the initial 12.3 million that another four million to the tally, bringing the total views of the episode that aired last night alone to almost 17 million - and that doesn't even include DVR!

THE WALKING DEAD is now in its third season AMC.

Read the story at EW here.


About Author

   Subscribe to Author Alerts
Pat Cerasaro Pat Cerasaro contributes exclusive scholarly columns including InDepth InterViews, Sound Off, Theatrical Throwback Thursdays, Flash Friday and Flash Special as well as additional special features, world premiere clips and extensive news coverage. His work for the site has appeared in The New York Times, The Hollywood Reporter, US Weekly, The Biography Channel, NBC and more. He also wrote and directed two sold-out 2014 BroadwayWorld charity concert events featuring all-star casts, EVERYTHING'S COMING UP BROADWAYWORLD.COM: A JULE STYNE TRIBUTE and THE LORD & THE MASTER: BROADWAYWORLD.COM SINGS THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER & STEPHEN SONDHEIM.


BWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES Flips Script on Gross-Out ComediesBWW Review: Hilarious MIKE & DAVE Flips Script on Gross-Out Comedies BWW Exclusive: Dame Judi Dench Discusses Shakespeare, Her Passion, CATS, Potential Broadway Return
Exclusive: Judi Dench on Shakespeare, CATS, Potential Broadway Return

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow