Great return for Sons of Anarchy: The fourth season premiere on Tuesday attracted its largest audience ever.
Nearly 5 million total viewers and 3.22 million adults 18-49 tuned into the episode that began with the members of SAMCRO leaving prison. The 90-minute episode averaged 4.94 million, up 20 percent versus last season. It also posted a 15 percent gain in adults 18-49 versus its third-season premiere.
Together with its two encore runs last night, more than 7 million viewers watched the episode.