Well, The most watched TV show on the air right now continues to grow. The season 7 premier was watched by 17.2 million viewers. That’s almost exactly what the season 5 premier scored. That’s a lot of eyeballs. Turns out the season 6 cliff hanger worked.
The growth from the sixth season, viewership was up 16 percent from the comparable episode last October and 20 percent from the finale. Improvement in the key demo was 16 percent from last premiere and 18 percent from the finale. It’s also worth mentioning that Sunday’s episode ranks as a best-ever among adults 25-54 with an 8.7 rating.
Good night for the companion series The Talking Dead. which aired a 90-minute episode with the cast, averaged series records 7.6 million viewers and a 3.7 rating among adults 18-49.
The wrath of Negan continues to grow in this brave new world.