"The Walking Dead" Here's how 'TWD' closed season as number 1 show on TV

While the ratings are not as high as they used to be, "The Walking Dead" season six finale was by far the most watched on cable.

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The 16th episode of "The Walking Dead‘s"  sixth season, “Last Day on Earth,” aired on Sunday, April 3, 2016,  and came with an unexpected cliffhanger.

While the show's ratings are not as high as they used to be, its season six finale was by far the most watched on cable, with 18.4 million viewers and 11.5 million adults 18-49 in Nielsen live+3 ratings.

For the fourth consecutive year, the AMC’s zombie series has remained the biggest show on TV.

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Scene from mid-season premiere episode of "The Walking Dead"

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Its season six finale episode which offered viewers their first look at Negan and his infamous Lucille, ended with Negan playing a game to decide who would be the first to meet Lucille.

As he made his decision, the camera angle switched to the position of his victim, leaving viewers to wonder who was on the receiving end as the scene faded out.

The season ended without revealing the identity of Negan's victim, leaving fans angry, shocked and disappointed.

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Following the cliffhanger, angry fans started a change.org petition aimed at convincing AMC to reveal which of their favourite cast met his or her end.

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Scene from mid-season premiere episode of "The Walking Dead"

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"The Walking Dead" stars Andrew Lincoln as Rick, Steven Yeun as Glenn, Chandler Riggs as Carl, Danai Gurira as Michonne, Melissa McBride as Carol, Sonequa Martin-Green as Sasha, Lauren Cohan as Maggie, Norman Reedus as Daryl, Lennie James as Morgan, Seth Gilliam as Father Gabriel, Michael Cudlitz as Abraham, Josh McDermitt as Eugene, Alanna Masterson as Tara, Christian Serratos as Rosita, Ross Marquand as Aaron, Alexandra Breckenridge as Jesse, and Austin Nichols as Spencer.

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