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Ratings: “Fear The Walking Dead” Falls From Season 3 Premiere, Sets Low

Sunday’s “Fear The Walking Dead” declined from the previous week’s premiere.

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Sunday’s edition of “Fear The Walking Dead” posted series lows in adults 18-49 and overall viewership.

It still, however, ranked as cable’s #1 Sunday original in adults 18-49.

According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Sunday’s “Fear The Walking Dead” drew a 1.02 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 2.50 million overall viewers.

The previous week’s two-hour season premiere averaged a 1.11 adults 18-49 rating and 2.90 million overall viewers.

This week’s figures actually rank as lows for the series.

They nonetheless hold up well from a competitive standpoint. The adults 18-49 rating was the best posted by a cable original this Sunday, while the viewership figure was the second-best (below NASCAR coverage on FOX Sports).

In terms of the overall competitive sphere, this Sunday’s “Fear The Walking Dead” aired opposite game six of the Stanley Cup.

A solid ratings performer, the NHL game’s figures nonetheless pale in comparison to those posted by last weekend’s NBA Finals game.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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