Into the Badlands, AMC’s new martial arts infused post-apocalyptic fantasy series, premiered on Sunday to ratings rivaling some of the strongest debuts of the season, including Supergirl.
Nielsen’s “live plus same-day” numbers have Into the Badlands' premiere episode, "The Fort," averaging a 3.15 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.4 million viewers overall in its 10 p.m. Sunday timeslot, making it AMC’s highest-rated fall premiere ever.
Into the Badlands is the latest in a string of strong premieres for AMC, following Better Call Saul in February (6.88 million viewers) and Fear the Walking Dead in August (10.13 million viewers).
Into the Badlands airs Sundays at 10 p.m. ET on AMC