The Walking Dead Ratings Stay Strong In Week 2


AMC's hit zombie drama, The Walking Dead, showed no signs of slowing down its story telling in its second week of season six and its ratings did the same.

JSS pulled in a massive audience of 17.085 million with 11.068 million being adults in Live + 3 ratings. Compared to it's Live + Same Day ratings, the Live + 3 numbers for JSS show a 40% increase in total viewers, with 41% being the key demo.

The numbers are down 12% and 13% in the categories, respectively, in comparison to the season 6 premiere's Live + 3 numbers, but JSS was up 7% in total viewership lift and 5% in the 18-49 lift of the first week.

The all-time Walking Dead Live + 3 rise record belongs to the season 5 midseason premiere, which saw 42% increase in total viewership and 45% in the 18-49 demo.


The Walking Dead airs Sundays at 9 PM ET on AMC.