Mad Men Series Premiere Ratings Sink to Lowest Since 2008

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It means nothing for the future of the series, but it's still worth noting:

TheĀ Mad Men Season 7 premiere aired last night to only 2.3 million total viewers, a 30 percent drop compared to the Season 6 opener and the least-watch Mad Men premiere since 2008.

Megan and Don

The AMC series, of course, is already in its final season, as seven episodes will air this year and seven more in 2015.

So the ratings mean very little, except to likely prove that Matthew Weiner, AMC and company made the right decision to end the drama before it grew stale in the eyes of viewers.

Did you catch the premiere? You can always watch Mad Men online via TV Fanatic if you need to catch up.

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Mad Men Season 7 Episode 1 Quotes

Ken: How many accounts do I have?
Joan: Well, it's all of them.
Ken: It feels like more.

You really put the free in freelancer, don't you?

Peggy