Empire Smashes Television Broadcast Ratings

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Love it or Hate it, this is a juggernaut.

via EW

If your guess was: “Empire’s ratings just defied all the laws of broadcast television to once again rise to a record number” … then you would be right.

Wednesday’s episode hit 12.9 million viewers and a huge 5.1 rating among adults 18-49. That’s up 6 percent from last week in the demo (which, of course, was a record rating too).

In total viewers, Empire has gone up every single week – six total – since its premiere.

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[video] Trailer for AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’

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via Latino Review

A television series about zombies? Believe it or not folks, the Frank Darabont produced AMC series The Walking Dead is one of the most anticipated shows on the fall schedule. Darabont, no stranger to serialized fiction or horror, having adapted and directed three Stephen King stories for the big screen, took an interest in the Image comics black and white publication created by writer Robert Kirkman and artist Tony Moore. It was a pretty gruesome and inventive series, which followed its own rules and focused on small-town police officer Rick Grimes who along with his family, bands together with a number of survivors to journey through a world stricken by a zombie apocalypse.

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