AMC has officially announced a thirteen-episode, second season renewal of their recently launched post-zombie apocalypse series “The Walking Dead”.
Debuting on Halloween, the Frank Darabont-produced series has broken ratings records and pulled in more adults in the key 18-49 demographic than any other show in the history of cable television.
The series premiere scored 5.3 million total viewers with 3.6 million viewers in the key demo. The second episode saw only a small drop with 4.7 million viewers and 3.3 million viewers in the key demo. Critical reviews have raved about the show.