'Breaking Bad' Finale Draws Record 10.6 Million Viewers

Series ender up 56% versus last week, and 300% over 2012
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Following record ratings for its final episodes this season, Breaking Bad bested itself again on Sunday with its series finale delivering 10.3 million viewers at 9 p.m. on AMC, according to Nielsen.

Viewership for the 75-minute finale included 6.7 million adults 18-49 bidding farewell to Walter White a week after Breaking Bad took home its first Emmy for outstanding drama series.

Overall, the ratings were up a staggering 300% over last year's finale. Compared to its penultimate episode last Sunday which drew 6.6 million viewers, the finale grew 56% among total viewers.

An expanded one-hour Talking Bad aftershow at 10:15 p.m. drew 4.4 million viewers and 2.9 million adults 18-49.

AMC has already reached a deal for a Breaking Bad spinoff based on the dram's Saul Goodman character from creator Vince Gilligan and series writer/producer Peter Gould.

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