The Walking Dead Season 5 Premiere Breaks Highest Rated Episode

The Walking Dead Season 5 premiere returned with a huge bang last weekend with the highest ratings in series history. The Walking Dead is so popular that the premiere which aired on Sunday has become the show’s highest-rated episode ever.

THE WALKING DEAD Season 5, Episode 1 Recap 'No Sanctuary'
THE WALKING DEAD Season 5, Episode 1 Recap ‘No Sanctuary’ © AMC

The hit AMC drama made a huge come back on US TV with 17.3 million total for Sunday evening’s premiere which attained higher ratings than the show’s previous record of 16.11 million for its fourth-season. Congrats to the cast and crew – this feels ultimately great specially if you’re a huge fan of The Walking Dead series.

In case you missed it, check out the season five premiere episode recap and find out everything that happened at Terminus. Andrew LincolnNorman ReedusMelissa McBrideSteven YeunLauren Cohan, and more star in the fifth season.