Breaking Bad Finale Scores Big Ratings

Bryan Cranston in a scene from the Breaking Bad season 4 finale
Bryan Cranston in a scene from the Breaking Bad season 4 finale - Photo Credit Gregory Peters/AMC
Breaking Bad> season four went out with a bang, winding up with 1.9 viewers during its first showing and 2.9 million for the night (over three airings at 10pm, 11pm, and 1am). The show’s up 24% over last season, averaging 1.9 million viewers over season four, making it the highest rated season of the series.
 
The critically acclaimed show has already been picked up for a fifth season, with
AMC announcing in August that they’re bringing the show back for a 16 episode season five in 2012. The show is considered “the most engaging series on television according to Nielsen’s IAG, which measures program engagement and ad effectiveness,” so says AMC.
 
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Source: AMC – Oct 10, 2011