The Walking Dead Season 4 Premiere Gets Record 16.1 Million Viewers

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AMC’s “The Walking Dead” returned last night for its fourth season and delivered the highest ratings of any episode in series history. The Season 4 premiere was watched by 16.1 million total viewers and 10.4 million adults aged 18-49. Last night’s ratings confirm “The Walking Dead” continues to be the #1 show on all of television among the coveted 18-49 demographic. 2013/14 season to date, last night’s premiere ranks as the #1 telecast in adults 18-49, outperforming all programs including primetime NFL football. With time-shifted playback, last night’s premiere should exceed 20 million viewers.

Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and the group fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison. Sadly, in this brutal world, happiness is short-lived and walkers and outside threats are no match for danger brewing inside the fences. The group’s home and new way of life will be thoroughly tested, and their struggle to survive has never been so perilous.

The Walking Dead” airs Sunday nights at 9/8c on AMC and is based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics. “The Walking Dead” stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Chandler Riggs, Scott Wilson, Melissa McBride, David Morrissey, Emily Kinney, DanaiGurira, Chad Coleman and Sonequa Martin-Green.