The Walking Dead has been steadily heading downhill for some time now. Fans attribute their waning assist on many elements. Among them are the repetitive storylines, Negan’s continued presence, and the lackluster zombie motion. After eight seasons, what number of extra methods are you able to kill a zombie anyway? The ninth season The Walking Dead touched down this previous Sunday, and it earned the bottom scores of their key demographic in collection historical past.
According to Variety, Nielsen knowledge reported that the AMC collection introduced in a 2.5 score in adults 18-49 and 6.1 million viewers. The earlier low sat at a 2.7 for a collection premiere. In comparability, the season eight premiere drew a 5.zero score and 11.four million viewers final yr. The viewership has primarily been minimize in half. None the much less, The Walking Dead nonetheless reigned supreme within the Sunday night time slot. It was the top-rated present on Sunday night time by a landslide, and in line with AMC, the premiere additionally introduced within the highest day new sign-ups within the historical past the channel’s premieres.
The ninth season The Walking Dead will mark main actor Andrew Lincoln’s ultimate run with the collection. After starring as Rick Grimes since episode one, Lincoln is able to stay comfortably at dwelling along with his household abroad.