Norman Reedus and Melissa Suzanne McBride Norman Reedus and Melissa Suzanne McBride

The Walking Dead returned to record numbers again.

Sunday's Season 4 premiere delivered a whopping 16.1 million viewers, easily trumping its previous all-time series high of 12.4 million for the third season finale. The episode also drew a record 10.4 million in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, eclipsing the Season 3 finale (8.1 million), and was the No. 1 program Sunday night on all of television in the demo. 

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