By James Hibberd
Updated November 28, 2011 at 07:45 PM EST

AMC’s The Walking Dead had a solid finish for its midseason finale.

The drama delivered 6.6 million viewers on Sunday night. That’s not a barn-buster for the zombie hit, which debuted its second season to 7.3 million viewers. But it’s the second-highest of the episodes that have aired since then. So though some of us are grumbling about being kept down on the farm so far this season, the gripes don’t appear to have an impact on the show’s ratings. If you haven’t read it already, be sure to check out Clark Collis interviewing executive producer Robert Kirkman about the finale.

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