10 MILLION People Watched “Fear the Walking Dead” Last Night
If you were watching AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead” last night, you joined 10 million other people in a record-breaking viewing experience.
The prequel to “The Walking Dead” was so big that the premiere was the biggest in cable TV history. Ever.
“Last night’s special 90-minute series premiere of “Fear the Walking Dead” made television history, delivering 10.1 million live/same day viewers and becoming the #1 series premiere in cable television history for total viewers and all key demos,” said AMC in a press release.
“The episode delivered 6.3 million adults 18-49. In that coveted demographic, AMC now is home to three of the top five cable series premieres of all time in live/same day viewing – “Fear the Walking Dead” at #1 (2015), “Better Call Saul” at #2 (2015) and “The Walking Dead” at #5 (2010) – a remarkable accomplishment so far into the post-DVR era.”