The November 19 episode of “The Walking Dead” made headlines for being the first episode since season two to draw fewer than 8 million live+same-day viewers.
The December 3 episode drew an even smaller audience.
According to live+same-day data posted by Showbuzz, Sunday’s “TWD” drew a 3.28 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 7.47 million overall viewers.
Both series lows, the numbers trail the 3.57 rating and 8.28 million viewer mark drawn by last week’s broadcast.
They also trail the 3.42 rating and 7.85 million viewer figure posted by the aforementioned November 19 broadcast.
This week’s episode was the least-watched “Walking Dead” since the penultimate second season installment.
Despite the declines, Sunday’s “TWD” still ranked as a dominant #1 among Sunday cable originals. Among adults 18-49, it will be the week’s #1 scripted program across broadcast and cable.
— “TWD” led into “Talking Dead,” which drew a 1.16 adults 18-49 rating and 2.75 million in overall viewership.