In the sixth episode of its fifth season, the blockbuster AMC series drew a 7.3 rating among the key demo while the New England Patriots' 42-20 win over the Indianapolis Colts got a 6.2. That's a 15% spread.
The Walking Dead bopped up 4% in the demo from last week. Demo-to-demo in the 9 PM hour, Walking Dead drew 9.22 million, while SNF pulled in 8.1 million with a rating of 6.4.
Undoubtedly due to the blowouts that have been frequent of late on SNF and the amazing traction the zombie-apocalypse series has shown, last night's results now doubles the number of times Walking Dead has taken down NBC's flagship NFL show compared with last season. The Walking Dead's first victory over SNF this season was on October 12, when its Season 5 debut got a 8.7 to the NFL game's 6.6 final national result.