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Walking Dead sets US cable drama record

February 12, 2013

the-walking-deadAMC’s smash hit series The Walking Dead drew 12.3 million viewers on Monday evening (February 12th) as it returned from a midseason break – easily setting a record for the largest US audience to ever tune in for a scripted cable drama.

Moreover, 7.7 million of those viewers were in the advertiser-friendly 18-49-year-old demographic, a figure that would beat nearly ever series on US network television.

The episode airs in the UK on the FOX channel on February 15th

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