Ratings: Breaking Bad Treads Mightily, Scores Most-Watched Episode to Date
That represents a 102 percent (!!!) spike over the AMC drama’s Season 5 premiere last summer (2.9 million).
The premiere of Low Winter Sun, which followed at 10/9c, shed roughly half of Bad‘s lead-in (2.5 million viewers).
Meanwhile, Hell on Wheels‘ Season 3 opener on Saturday attracted 2.5 million viewers, up a tick from the show’s Season 2 debut.