‘Walking Dead’ Season Three Premiere Shatters Ratings Records

We’re going to go out on a limb (get it? a limb?) and guess that many of you tuned into “The Walking Dead” last night.

The AMC survival horror series premiered its third season with absolutely record-shattering numbers, drawing 10.9 million viewers during its initial airing, and 15.2 million total for the night. That makes the season premiere the best-viewed episode of the series to date by a long shot; previously, the season two finale drew 9 million eyes. Clearly, there are a lot of people ready to go to prison!

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