The Walking Dead Ratings

Ratings: Walking Dead Scares Up Least Watched Premiere in 3 Years

AMC’s The Walking Dead on Sunday returned to 14.6 million total viewers, down 16 percent from last year’s premiere and marking the well-watched drama’s least watched opener since Season 3 (which drew 10.9 mil).

In the coveted 18-49 demo, TWD scored a 7.3 rating (or 9.4 million viewers), also down 16 percent year-over-year.

Versus its Season 5 finale, the episode was down 8 and 11 percent.

That said, The Walking Dead‘s Season 6 premiere matched last year’s weekly average of 14.4 mil/7.4.