Ratings: Mad Men Returns Down Slightly

Mad Men Season 6 RatingsMad Men can still draw a crowd, albeit a slightly smaller one.

Despite earning mixed reviews from viewers, Sunday’s super-sized Season 6 premiere attracted a solid 3.4 million viewers — down a smidge from the 3.5 million that tuned in for Season 5’s opener last year.

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AMC points out that the episode was up 29 percent when compared to Season 5’s overall average audience of 2.6 million viewers.