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'Walking Dead' draws in big ratings

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Sunday’s The Walking Dead continued to shamble towards ratings victory.

The “Triggerfinger” episode (where — hey — stuff happened!) delivered 6.9 million viewers for its first airing and a total of 8.5 million for the night including its repeat. Among the adult demo, a total of 5.7 million tuned in.

Yes, this is down 16 percent from last week’s mega-rated sorta-premiere episode, where WD picked up after its winter hiatus. But these numbers are still huge so…

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