“Mad Men” returns strong after a 17 month absence

Posted by

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMC’s acclaimed drama Mad Men returned last night with a bang, attracting its largest audience ever for a season premiere.

The two-hour, fifth season premiere of Mad Men attracted 3.5 million viewers, up 4% from the season 4 premiere. Mad Men also saw huge gains in the all important 18-49 demo, rising 30% compared to the season 4 premiere, attracting 1.6 million viewers in that age group.

After the 11p.m. encore, Mad Men‘s total audience was 4.4 million viewers.

The numbers for Mad Men didn’t shatter record books like the second season premiere of The Walking Dead (11 million total viewers), but after a 17 month absence, its great news to AMC that viewers are still flocking to their most known and acclaimed drama series.

Mad Men airs Sunday nights at 10p.m. on AMC.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s