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The Walking Dead
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018
At some point, a television sensation becomes just another show. The numbers illustrate how that's become the case with AMC's drama, "The Walking Dead."
The zombies are taking a break at the halfway point of their ninth season, following an episode on Sunday that was seen by 5.1 million...
Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018
It wasn’t so long ago that zombies, and “The Walking Dead,” were all the rage. This week’s ratings show how that’s faded.
The latest episode of the AMC series was seen by 6.82 million viewers on Sunday, the drama’s smallest audience since 2012. For the youthful 18-to-49-year-old...
Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017
"The Walking Dead" aired its 100th episode for its eighth season premiere the other night, although it wasn't necessarily cause for celebration at AMC.
The show had 11.4 million viewers on Sunday night, down 33 percent from last fall's seventh season premiere, which had 17 million, the...
Thursday, Sep. 28, 2017
For seven seasons, AMC's "The Walking Dead" has explored a world where the dead roam the earth while the living seek safety — from other humans as much as from the zombies trying to tear into their flesh.
There are characters whose faith is tested but find their grit and fierceness. There...
Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016
It’s hard to miss the message from the season premiere of “The Walking Dead”: blood pays off.
The gory episode of the popular AMC drama was seen by just over 17 million viewers on Sunday night, the Nielsen company said. That left it short of the 2014 season premiere of 17.3 million for...
Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2016
A cliffhanger ending to its sixth season fascinated more than 14 million viewers of “The Walking Dead,” although AMC’s blockbuster hit continued to show some signs of erosion.
During the final episode on Sunday, new villain Negan killed someone with a barbed wire bat he named Lucille....
Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015
While experimenting with virtual reality for his latest project, "The Walking Dead" executive producer David Alpert and his crew relied on a very old-school form of technology when filming in 360 degrees: the hidey-hole.
"The assistant director would...
Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015
The zombies on “The Walking Dead” may be starting to stagger.
An estimated 14.6 million viewers watched the season premiere of the hit AMC series on Sunday, the Nielsen company said. That’s down from the 17.3 million who saw last year’s season opener...
Monday, Jun. 1, 2015
Tweet this: Millions of viewers were firing off those 140-character texts while they watched TV in the season just past. And there were plenty of people reading them.
Nielsen Social has tracked all that digital back-and-forth, and Monday is releasing...