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The Olympics were no problem for The Walking Dead.
The second half of Season 4 premiered to 15.8 million viewers and an 8.3 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic Sunday, edging out the NBC's coverage of the Games (25.4 million, 6.9) in the demo. The Walking Dead's demo rating amounts to 10.4 million, tying a series record. The episode grew more than 30 percent from its midseason finale in December.
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The show's all-time viewership record is 16.1 million, set by the Season 4 premiere.
Talking Dead posted its best premiere yet with 5.9 million.
CBS' Beatles special drew 14 million and a 2.1.