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‘Sons of Anarchy’ Shatters Series High Record With Season 7 Premiere

6.2 million viewers tune in for return of FX biker drama

“Sons of Anarchy” is going out with a bang — and we’re not just talking about the growing body count.

The jumbo-sized Season 7 premiere of the FX biker drama yielded a series high in ratings on Tuesday night, amassing 6.2 million total viewers.

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The premiere, which started at 10 p.m. and ran for nearly two hours, had 4.1 million viewers in the 18-49 demographic — also a high for the Kurt Sutter-created series.

Last year’s premiere drew 5.87 million total viewers, with 3.94 million in the demo.

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While FX recently enacted a policy of not releasing ratings until Live Plus 3-Day data is available, Sutter appears to have an inkling that the premiere performed well, if his Twitter account is any indication.

“Won’t have official viewing data until Monday. But I have a good feeling that a few of you may have tuned in to watch the premiere,” Sutter tweeted on Wednesday.