The Walking Dead Season Two Premiere Sets New Ratings Highs

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Posted October 17th, 2011 at 3:00 pm

Last year The Walking Dead became the highest rated cable show of all-time. The second season season premiere last night shattered those numbers as it bought in 7.3 million viewers for the first showing and 11 million total for the evening when counting the encore. The critical 18-49 demo had a 4.2 rating breaking previous cable records.

The premiere drew rave reviews but reaction amongst viewers has been decidedly more mixed. While I enjoyed the episode the pacing was hampered severely by the number (and length) of commercial breaks – and the several plot contrivances proved to be quite bothersome.

  • Mrchrisreyes

    Why didn’t the zombies smell them like they did in Season 1?  I did however like the “Lost” nod with Revelations 16:17 “And the 7th angel shall pour out his vial” at the Baptist church.

  • Coolcam28

    Best show on tv right now imo. that or south park haha

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