The Walking Dead Season 5 Finale Is Highest-Rated Finale In Series History
The special 90-minute Season 5 Finale of The Walking Dead last night was the highest-rated finale in series history, delivering 15.8 million viewers and 10.4 million adults 18-49. The episode capped the show’s strong fifth season with all 16 episodes ranking in the top 20 entertainment telecasts across all of television this broadcast season among adults 18-49. When including sports and specials, all 16 episodes of The Walking Dead season five rank in the top 50 telecasts across all of television among adults 18-49 – the first time a series has achieved this in cable history. With time-shifted playback added in, this Season Finale of The Walking Dead should exceed more than 20 million viewers and 14 million adults 18-49.