While ratings for AMC’s The Walking Dead have been falling, it’s still enough to take out the competition on Sunday evening. Dead’s fourth episode brought in 11.40 million viewers, which results in a 5.43 rating in the 18-49 demographic.
The top two shows for Sunday start with The Walking Dead in the first place position, followed by Talking Dead (Walking Dead recap show) in second place, earning a 1.71 rating and 3.79 million viewers. Coming in third place was the Real Housewives of Atlanta from Bravo.
Dead has been decreasing in the ratings since its season seven premiere was watched by 17 million viewers and received an 8.4 rating among adults 18-49. This premiere was up 22 percent from the season six finale. Additional numbers have been calculated which includes live+3 ratings (this includes DVR viewership) the total viewers for The Walking Dead has been increased to 20 million.
Last week the show reached 11.72 million viewers, a decrease from the second week which earned 12.46 million viewers.
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Next weeks episode of The Walking Dead is set to feature the return of Jesus, played by Tom Payne, and his community known as The Hilltop. However, unlike the previous four episodes of the shows seventh season, it appears the episode won’t be focused exclusively on one group of characters, made evident by three new photos from the next Sundays episode released by AMC.
The Walking Dead airs on AMC Sundays at 9 p.m. ET.