According to a Nielsen report released yesterday, AMC’s zombie drama “The Walking Dead” attracted an average 576,000 tweets per episode – making it the most-tweeted television series for the year.
The report ranks the top television series, special events and sportscasts across Twitter for 2014, and counts tweets about a series posted within three-hour windows before and after an episode is broadcast.
‘Walking’ dominated its category, well ahead of ABC Family’s “Pretty Little Liars” in second place with 489,000 posts per episode. ‘Liars’ however boasts a far smaller audience than ‘Dead,’ making its numbers more impressive to some extent. Also scoring high were “Scandal” (391,000), “Teen Wolf” (383,000) and “American Horror Story: Freak Show” (357,000).
The ratings also charted the average audience on Twitter for each episode, essentially revealing the size of the audience who saw tweets related to an episode. Again “The Walking Dead” came out on top with an average audience of 4.934 million.
Also in that list were “The Bachelor” (3.842M), “Pretty Little Liars” (3.807M), “American Horror Story: Freak Show” (3.607M), “Game of Thrones” (3.507M), “Teen Wolf” (2.631M), and “Scandal” (2.574M).