Walking Dead Rates High, With NFL, MLB Trailing
AMC’s “The Walking Dead” continues to stay on top of the ratings for 18-49s, according to Nielsen. During the week of 10/19-10/25 episode three raked in an impressive 8.48 million average viewers (Live + SD), with “Talking Dead” coming in third with 3.93 million. Also in the top three: the Monday night NFL game on ESPN, which got 6.59 million average viewers.
Lots of MLB games made the top 10 last week as TBS earned some of the best NLCS ratings ever. Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s games got 3.43 million average viewers and 3 million average viewers, respectively, and the NLCS championship game on Fox Sports Friday night made the top 10 as well. Other non-sports programming that rated high: the third ep of “American Horror Story”on FX (2.12 million) and VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop” (1.75 million), a consistent player in the top 10.
Top 10 Programs for 18-49s for Week of October 19