Season 1 of The Walking Dead premiered on October 31, 2010 on AMC and BBC and concluded on December 5, 2010. The TV Series is based on the graphic novels of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard.
The first season was met with almost universal acclaim and gained 5.35 million viewers on its premiere. The finale garnered six million viewers and among adults ages 18–49 it became the most viewed basic cable drama series of all time.
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Tv Series Originals
- Ana (Geography Teacher)
- Unnamed Girl's Mother (Alive and Zombiefied)
- Illyana (Alive and Zombified)
- Dr. Candace Jenner
- Dr. Edwin Jenner
- Background Survivors
- The Walking Dead TV Series was the most watched drama series in basic cable history for the demo.
- The finale, TS-19 was the most-watched episode of the first season, garnering a 4.1 HH rating and attracting six million total viewers.
- The season poster features Daniel and Paquete.
- This is the first and currently only season without any main character deaths.
- The final episode ranks first for Adults 18-49 delivery among basic cable for a drama series.
- This is the shortest season of The Walking Dead with a total of 6 episodes.
- The song "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore" by The Walker Brothers is used in the trailer.