The Walking Dead Season 2.5 premier sets viewing record

The Walking Dead Season 2.5 premier sets viewing record, at 8.1 million from 7.3 million, setting a promising trend for Season 3

The Walking Dead record figures

The Walking Dead record figures

The mid-season premiere the second half of The Walking Dead Season Two attracted a record 8.1 million viewers for AMC, beating the previous high of 7.3 million for the first episode of the second season.

Additionally The Walking Dead has beaten a ten year record for the 18-49 and 25-54 demographics, where it’s up 12% and 6%, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Already the most successful show on cable in the US, this most recent brace of figures vindicate AMC’s decision to stretch Season Three to 16 episodes from 13.