The AMC show drew 15.7 million viewers, generating a record finale as it closed its fourth season on Sunday night.
The season finale of AMC’s The Walking Dead drew 15.7 million viewers with ratings going up from last year’s season finale numbers (12.4 million viewers). According to Deadline, the Sunday episode had 10.2 million viewers in adults (18-49) which represents a 25% rise from the 8.1 million n the demo who watched the Season 3 finale and a demo finale high.
The TV series based on the comics co-created by Robert Kirkman, continued to remain the most watched series, leaving behind series like The Big Bang Theory and The Voice. The Walking Dead’s midseason 4 finale drew on winter 12.1 million total viewers and 7.7 million in the 18-49 demographic on last December. The show’s return on February drew in 15.8 million viewers and 10.4 million in the key demo.
The AMC series also dominated the TV-related Twitter activity and was the No. 1 non-sports related program of the night on Twitter across all cable and broadcast networks. According to The Wrap, the show’s finale generated a total of 63.11 million Twitter TV impressions.
The Walking Dead will return with its fifth season in October this year.