More than the 12.1 million viewers tuned in to watch all hell break loose in the midseason finale for AMC’s The Walking Dead. That’s down a little from the season high of 16 million, but still ratings any network broadcast would kill for on Sunday night. Recap show Talking Dead got 6.6 million, also a number better than most of its network competition. The Walking Dead is averaging 13 million over the first half of Season 4.
Andrew Lincoln, who stars as reluctant leader Rick Grimes, told Entertainment Weekly the final eight episodes will feature survivors scattered after The Governor’s destructive prison attack. He says the biggest twists and turns of the season are yet to come. Now he has to say that. The star of the show can’t exactly give an interview saying “We’ve peaked. No reason to stay tuned after this.” Still, we have a lot of unanswered questions.
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Did a zombie really get baby Judith? How do the survivors get back together? How is Lizzie that much better of a shot than Tyreese? We’ll have to wait until February 9, when The Walking Dead returns, to get these answers.
While you wait for answers, here’s the first trailer for the second half of the season: