By Kate Ward
Updated March 22, 2010 at 09:46 PM EDT

Last night’s return of Breaking Bad proved to be the AMC show’s best showing ever, scoring 2 million viewers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. (That’s 3.3 million, if you count the two repeat airings of the season three premiere.) The audience grew a total of 17 percent from season two’s premiere, the last night’s episode drew in 663,000 viewers among adults 18-49.