When The Walking Dead returned on Sunday after a midseason break, it had the highest amount of viewers for a basic cable drama in the 18-49 demographic.
The show got 5.4 million viewers in the 18-49 demographic, which was up 12% from the previous record it had set with its original season two premiere.
It also set the record for basic cable drama in the 25-54-year-old viewership, with 4.4 million viewers.
The show is really getting the recognition it deserves.
If you haven't seen it, make sure to check out an episode or two, even if you're not a fan you may pick up a few tips for the impending zombie invasion of 2012.
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