Season 3 Premier of The Walking Dead Hits Huge Numbers!!
The dead may want brains and warm human flesh, but the people who watch the living dead have proven themselves to be just as voracious in their appetites!! According the The Wrap, the third season return of AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD attracted a legion of fans … 10.9 million viewers to be exact!! This officially makes the third season premier the most-watched basic cable drama telecast ever. Ever!! And it’s a zombie show. Fucking amazing!!
The episode, which found a band of survivors cleaning out a prison full of walkers, grew more than 50 percent over last season’s premiere, and scored an astonishing 7.3 million viewers in the key 18-49 demographic … Including the 10 p.m. and midnight encores for “Walking Dead,” it scored 15.2 million viewers.
Who’d of thought a few years ago that some small-time zombie comic book would be such a TV powerhouse!!
Did you watch the third season premier? What’d ya think?