When “Breaking Bad” went for the gut with its Season 5b episode “Ozymandias,” a whole lot of viewers were watching. AMC has revealed that the third-to-last episode of “Breaking Bad” was watched by 6.4 million people, making it a series high.
The “Breaking Bad’s” record for highest number of viewers was previously 5.9 million; a number that nearly doubled the record before it. Clearly people have decided to catch up on the AMC series now that it’s available in full on sites like Netflix, as the final eight episodes of “Breaking Bad” are event television at its finest.
The latest “Breaking Bad” episode also broke records in its age demographics. The show set two series highs as 4.05 million adults ages 18-49 tuned in and 3.59 million adults ages 25-54 tuned in.
In addition, AMC shared SocialGuide’s report that “Breaking Bad” received 604,765 mentions on Sept. 15 and that star Aaron Paul passed 1 million followers while live-tweeting “Ozymandias.”