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Norman Reedus (Daryl Dixon) talks to OTRC.com about season 4, which premieres on Oct. 13, 2013, at the AMCs shows premiere in Los Angeles on Oct. 3. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

'Walking Dead' season 4 premiere ratings break series record (Poll)

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10/14/2013 by Corinne Heller

The season 4 of "The Walking Dead" is off to a great start -- Sunday's premiere earned the highest ratings the popular AMC show has ever received.

The episode, which saw the survivors struggling to maintain some sense of community and normalcy in their prison home amid constant walker threats, was watched by 16.1 million people, including 10.4 million adults between ages 18 and 49. The show earned an 8.2 rating.

Ratings for the season 4 premiere surpassed the previous highest-rated "Walking Dead" episode, which was the season 3 finale. That show drew 12.4 million viewers, including 8.1 million adults between ages 18 and 49.

The season 4 premiere drew more than 41 percent more viewers in the key 18-49 demographic than the first episode of season 3 -- which was watched by 10.8 people overall and earned a 5.8 rating.

OTRC.com recently talked to the cast of "The Walking Dead." Check out spoilers from the likes of Norman Reedus (Daryl), Andrew Lincoln (Rick), Emily Kinney (Beth) and others.

What did you think about the season 4 premiere of "The Walking Dead"? Rate it below!

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