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Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon most-viewed AMC+ premiere

October 9, 2023

The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon has moved ahead of The Walking Dead: Dead City as the #1 most-viewed premiere of all time on AMC+ after three weeks of streaming data – and looks set to become the most-viewed season of any show on AMC+. The fourth episode of season one on October 1st delivered season high ratings on AMC in total viewers and both key demos, capping three weeks of viewership growth in the US.

In linear viewership, the fourth episode of Daryl Dixon delivered 1.1 million viewers on AMC in Nielsen live+3 ratings and 392k adults 25-54. For adults 25-54, Daryl Dixon is a top 15 cable drama for 2023 to-date in adults 25-54, joining other AMC series The Walking Dead: Dead CityAnne Rice’s Mayfair WitchesFear the Walking Dead and Dark Winds in that top 15 ranking.

“What a thrill to have this most recent installment in The Walking Dead Universe arrive to set records on AMC+ and deliver steady viewership growth over its first four weeks on AMC,” said Dan McDermott, president of entertainment and AMC Studios for AMC Networks. “Thanks to Norman Reedus for bringing his ‘bad decisions’ to France, to David Zabel, Scott M. Gimple, Clémence Poésy and the rest of the outstanding cast and to the most passionate and committed fans in entertainment. There is so much more and so many great surprises to come for this show and across this expanding universe.”

AMC will bring a special advance screening of the Daryl Dixon season finale to New York Comic Con on October 12th, where Reedus, Zabel, Gimple and Nicotero will be in attendance for a panel discussion about the series’ first and upcoming second seasons.

In The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon, Daryl washes ashore in France and struggles to piece together how he got there and why. The series tracks his journey across a broken but resilient France as he hopes to find a way back home. As he makes the journey, though, the connections he forms along the way complicate his ultimate plan.

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