The Walking Dead is without a doubt the best horror television show on the air right now. All time I would say it ranks up with the best. Even keeping that in mind it comes as a huge surprise that a horror television show would become the number one show on television says Deadline.
With cable steadily gaining on broadcast, a cable show rising to the top of the ratings charts was just a matter of time. But who would’ve predicted just a coupe of years ago that it won’t be a series on established basic cable networks like TNT, TBS, USA or FX, which have been nipping at broadcasters’ heels, to do it but a drama on once-obscure AMC? Yes, the highest-rated non-sports telecast among adults 18-49 on all of television this fall was the third season premiere on AMC’s zombie drama The Walking Dead, which drew 7.3 million 18-49 viewers in Live+same day, with no carriage on major satcaster DISH no less.