Ratings: ‘Mad Men’ Premiere Mostly Steady With Last Year

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Sunday's "Mad Men" premiere drew 3.4 million total viewers

"Mad Men" returned with its Season 6 premiere Sunday night with numbers down slightly from its previous season premiere.

Sunday night's "Mad Men" drew 3.4 million total viewers, compared to 3.5 million for last season's premiere in March 2012 — at the time, a record for the series.

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In the 25-54 demographic, however, Sunday's "Mad Men" premiere grabbed 1.7 million viewers — identical to last season's premiere.

In the 25-54 demographic, however, Sunday's "Mad Men" premiere grabbed 1.7 million viewers — identical to last season's premiere.

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Compared to the Season 5 average for "Mad Men," Sunday's premiere was up 29 percent in total viewers, and up 30 percent in the demo.

In household ratings, the "Mad Men" premiere drew a 2.5 rating.