‘The Walking Dead’ Finale Delivers Series-High Ratings

by | December 6, 2010 at 4:47 PM | The Walking Dead

Andrew Lincoln in The Walking Dead (AMC)

Andrew Lincoln in The Walking Dead (AMC)

The CDC wasn’t the only thing exploding in Sunday night’s season finale of ‘The Walking Dead.’

According to figures released by AMC, ratings for the zombie-drama soared to a series high, with 6 million viewers tuning in.

If you consider the 11 PM encore episode, that number rockets to a whopping 8.1 million.

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This news comes as no surprise. The hit drama has attracted a huge following in its meager 6-episode first season.  Last Sunday’s penultimate episode delivered 5.6 million viewers, which were up from the previous week’s 4.8 million. The Halloween premiere of ‘Dead’ attracted 5.3 million.

Tell us: Were you satisfied with ‘The Walking Dead’s finale? Can you stand the wait til next October for new episodes?