‘Breaking Bad’ Draws Record 6.4 Million Viewers Sunday

'Breaking Bad' Draws Record 6.4 Million

It adds 1.3 million viewers from last week

AMC’s “Breaking Bad” is building momentum leading up to its series finale later this month, drawing a record 6.4 million viewers for Sunday’s episode.

The drama benefited from an hourlong weather-related delay on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” which roughly coincided with “Breaking Bad’s” airtime in the East.

It was up a big 1.3 million week to week and easily surpassed the show’s previous high of 5.92 million for its season premiere on Aug. 11, according to Nielsen.

“Breaking Bad” also did very well in demos, drawing 4.05 million adults 18-49 — or nearly two-thirds of its total audience.

Through six episodes in Live+Same Day estimates from Nielsen, this year’s “Breaking Bad” is averaging 5.2 million total viewers and 3.3 million adults 18-49, more than double its year-ago numbers in both categories.

According to Trendrr, “Breaking Bad” was the No. 1 television show of the night in social activity, and the No. 1 cable show for the full week.

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  1. MargieRose says:

    Wonderful the way Walt called his wife. Confessed so that she would be clear from charges. Really enjoy this series. Been on Walt’s side throughout.

  2. Gloria says:

    This show has it all with great acting and a story line that you cannot predict. I even love the desert scenes with the red rock formations. I can hardly wait until next Sunday night. Wish it would not end.

  3. cathy says:

    love this show.gonna miss it bad

  4. nguber says:

    Reblogged this on iwatch2much and commented:
    This has been nothing but amazing this year. Last night’s episode was… I don’t even have the words still for what last night’s episode was. I felt completely drained at the end and there are still 2 episodes left. If you have not checked out this show before (what are you waiting for) catch up on Netflix as all 5 seasons are on it.

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