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Game of Thrones dominates social media TV chat

December 19, 2017

HBO’s Game of Thrones is the top-ranked TV programme of 2017 in terms of total interactions per episode across the Facebook and Twitter social media platforms, according to Nielsen.

The penultimate season of the fantasy-epic averaged 2.566 million interactions across the two social networks for each of its seven episodes, nearly tripling the total of the second-placed show on the list, AMC’s The Walking Dead, at 870,000.

The top 10 shows for the year, ranked by average interactions across Facebook and Twitter per episode, were:

  1. Game of Thrones, HBO, seven episodes, 2.566 million
  2. The Walking Dead, AMC, 14 episodes, 870,000
  3. Empire, Fox, 16 episodes, 507,000
  4. This Is Us, NBC, 16 episodes, 486,000
  5. The Bachelor, ABC, 10 episodes, 453,000
  6. Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, VH1, 18 episodes, 380,000
  7. Pretty Little Liars, Freeform, 10 episodes, 345,000
  8. WWE Monday Night Raw, USA Network, 47 episodes, 332,000
  9. The Voice, NBC, 44 episodes, 299,000
  10. Power, Starz, 10 episodes, 299,000

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