It was a good night to be dead on Sunday, at least that was the case for AMC who’s new TV series The Walking Dead scored big numbers.
With 5.3 million viewers during the shows 10 p.m time slot and another 2.8 million at 11:30pm the show became the biggest premiere hit in the networks history.
According to Indyposted:
Those numbers are stronger than the 4.8 million that watched the series premiere of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.”
Charlie Collier, President of AMC had this to say about the show’s premiere:
“It’s a good day to be dead. We are so proud of this series, its depth of storytelling and the remarkable talent attached. As the network dedicated to bringing viewers the best stories on television, we are so pleased to have the opportunity with ‘The Walking Dead’ to raise the bar within this popular genre and continue our commitment to being the home of premium television on basic cable.”
What did you think about the show’s premiere?