The shambling zombies of the "Walking Dead" had the spry athletes of the Sochi
That isn't a series high, but it's close. Viewership of the mid-season premiere, "After," written by "Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman, was down just slightly from the 16.11 million viewers who watched the show's fourth season premiere in October.
In the key demographic of adults ages 18 to 49, "The Walking Dead" was the top-rated program of the night, with 10.4 million viewers. It beat the Sochi Winter Olympics on
The audience of "The Walking Dead" even seems to be warming to the
And, as ever, the show was the most-discussed program on Twitter on Sunday, with 1.24 million "Walking Dead"-related tweets sent.