America Loves Its ZombiesOctober 16th, 2012 | Posted by in Television
Our heroes on “The Walking Dead” killed zombies in record numbers on Sunday night’s season three premiere. Such gory fun.
The AMC show also killed it in the ratings. With numbers are staggering.
- “The Walking Dead” delivered an amazing 10.9 million viewers for its first telecast. A total viewer number of 15.2 million, counting two encore telecasts. Those numbers are up more than 50 percent from last year.
- More impressive: the show’s adults 18-49 demo rating of a 5.8. That’s higher than any other entertainment show — network or cable — this season. ABC’s “Modern Family” season premiere earned a 5.5.