/// Breaking Bad Returns to Record Ratings
The countdown to the end of AMC’s Breaking Bad began on a high note Sunday night, as the Emmy Award-winning show delivered record ratings. According to Nielsen fast nationals, the midseason scared up 5.92 million viewers, of which 3.64 million were members of the all-important 18-49 demo. Both deliveries marked all-time highs for Breaking Bad; by comparison the July 15, 2012, opener drew a then-record 2.93 million viewers. Having earned a 2.9 rating in the dollar demo, Breaking Bad’s 9 p.m. showing nearly beat all three broadcast networks combined. Preliminary data put CBS’ Unforgettable at a 1.3, ABC’s Whodunnit? at a 1.1 and a repeat of Law & Order: SVU on NBC at a 0.7. Roll those numbers up into one and the Big Three eked out a win by just two-tenths of a ratings point. “We are so pleased and gratified by [the] viewer response,” said AMC’s president and general manager, Charlie Collier , by way of announcing the triumphant return of Walter White and Co.
Go here to read the rest:
Breaking Bad Returns to Record Ratings
- 02/28/2014 • How Many DC Comics Shows Are We Getting in the Next Couple of Years, Anyway?
- 02/27/2014 • Walking Dead Breathes Life Into AMC Networks
- 02/25/2014 • Can’t Wait for Mad Men’s April 13 Return? Watch Don’s Entire Journey So Far in 2 Minutes
- 02/06/2014 • AMC Is Definitely Developing ‘Preacher’