The penultimate episode of AMC’s Breaking Bad broke more records for the award winning drama last night. In a crowded night of the Emmy Awards, the Dexter series finale on Showtime and NFL Football, the Vince Gilligan-created show pulled in an all-time high of 6.6 million viewers total for its 75-minute airing on Sunday at 9 PM. Last night’s “Granite State” titled episode also broke the show’s highs among adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 with 4.3 million and 3.7 million watching in the respective demos. Sunday’s show beat the previous BB viewership record holder of last week’s 60-minute “Ozymandias” titled episode which drew 6.4 million viewers total. That episode also had hit then new highs of 4.052 million among adults 18-49 and 3.59 million among adults 25-54. Breaking Bad of course also scored in last night’s Emmys as the show won it’s first Outstanding Drama Series prize.
Breaking Bad wraps up its fifth and final season on September 29 with another 75-minute episode.
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