11 February 2013 12:55 PM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

The biggest stars in music may have taken the stage on Sunday night for the Grammys, but it didn't stop fans from watching AMC's "The Walking Dead" in record breaking numbers.

The 9 Pm airing of "The Walking Dead," which was the premiere of "Twd's" first episode of 2013 (the beginning of the second half of Season 3), was watched by 12.3 million viewers, the largest audience in the show's history.

Adding in the numbers from the 11 Pm encore airing of the show gave "Twd" a total of 16.6 viewers for Sunday night. By contrast, 28.12 million ...

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