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Top 10 Tweeted TV Shows In 2014: “The Walking Dead” No. 1, But “The Voice” Sets Single-Episode Record
Generating 310,000 tweets in the span of one-minute, "The Voice" set the record for most-Tweeted series minute of 2014.
The only thing better than watching your favorite television program is tweeting about it scene by scene. This year, “The Walking Dead” fans, on average, tweeted more than any other show watchers.
According to Twitter’s list of the most tweeted TV shows in 2014, FX’s apocalyptic zombie series generated an average of 576,000 tweets per episode, with an average audience size of 4.9 million viewers.
While ranked No. 9 overall, “The Voice” holds the record for the most Tweeted series minute during its May 13 episode, with 310,000 tweets in the span of 60-seconds. The program pushed its #VoiceSave hashtag during the semi-finals episode, encouraging viewers to tweet which performer they wanted saved from elimination.
Reality series won four of the top ten spots, with “The Bachelor,” “The Bachlorette,” “The Voice” and “Dancing with the Stars” all ranking.
Twitter’s Top 10 Most Tweeted TV Series
- The Walking Dead
- The Bachelor
- Pretty Little LIars
- American Horror Story: Freak Show
- Game of Thrones
- Teen Wolf
- The Bachelorette
- The Voice
- Dancing with the Stars
This image includes the average audience size and tweets per episode for the top ten most tweeted shows:
Twitter used Nielsen to determine its top tweeted shows, capturing relevant U.S. tweets spanning from, “…three hours before through three hours after broadcast, local time.”