The Walking Dead season 7, an American horror drama television series on AMC, premiered on October 23, 2016, and concluded on April 2, 2017, consisting of 16 episodes. Developed for television by Frank Darabont, the series is based on the eponymous series of comic books by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. The executive producers are Kirkman, David Alpert, Scott M. Gimple, Greg Nicotero, Tom Luse, and Gale Anne Hurd, with Gimple as showrunner for the fourth consecutive season. The seventh season received generally positive reviews by critics, and is currently pending for seven awards, including Best Horror Television Series, at the 43rd Saturn Awards. However, the first episode of the season, “The Day Will Come When You Won’t Be”, received criticism for the amount of violence depicted.
The Walking Dead Season 7 Ratings
The Walking Dead season 7 premiere received 17.03 million viewers in its initial broadcast on AMC in the United States. The viewership steadily declined every week after the premiere, until the seventh episode, with the sixth episode of the season dropping to 10.40 million viewers, the lowest rating the show has had since season three. Viewing increased to 12 million viewers in the ninth episode, following this viewing decreased with the twelfth episode reaching a season low with 10.16 million viewers.
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