Walking Dead Gets Off To A Running Start

AMC's The Walking Dead came back to life on Sunday, delivering 12.3 million viewers, the most viewers ever to tune in to the zombie tale. The result for the cable-TV series' season debut was particularly impressive given the fact that it aired opposite the Grammy Awards and nevertheless attracted 6.8 million viewers in the 18-49 age group, the demographic group that advertisers prefer. Today's (Tuesday) Los Angeles Times pointed out that that number beats the 18-49 audience for such youth-skewing broadcast network hits as Modern Family, The Big Bang Theory, and Two and a Half Men.



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