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Season Finale Of “The Walking Dead” Directed by Ernest Dickerson Breaks Ratings Record

Season Finale Of "The Walking Dead" Directed by Ernest Dickerson Breaks Ratings Record

Sunday night’s season two finale of the AMC network’s zombie/horror/drama series The Walking Dead broke all ratings records, becoming not only the most watched episode in the history of the series, but also currently the highest rated drama on basic cable, according to the Nielsen Company.

Directed by Ernest Dickerson (who has previously directed several episodes of Dead) the final episode, which I thought contained some of the best work Dickerson has done as a director, pulled in 9 million viewers and drew in 50% more viewers than last year’s season one final episode.

I wouldn’t be surprised… actually I make that, I expect…  for Dickerson to use his well earned clout to become one of the executive producers for the show next season.

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