Audiences certainly weren't fearing Fear The Walking Dead—the AMC drama broke ratings records with its Sunday, Aug. 23 debut. The Walking Dead companion series debuted to more than 10 million viewers in live and same day viewing, shattering previous records. Fear The Walking Dead had 6.3 million adults in the 18-49 demographic. The Walking Dead debuted to 5.4 million viewers in 2010.
The 90-minute premiere episode is now the No.1 series premiere in cable history for total viewers and in all key demos. America loves zombies.