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Weekly Top Ten

Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings Weekly Top Ten lists are ranked by Unique Audience and include four metrics for each of the top Series and Specials episodes and Sports Events airings.

  • Tweets – Tweets ascribed to a linear TV episode.
  • Unique Authors – Unique Twitter accounts that have sent at least one Tweet ascribed to a specific TV episode.
  • Impressions – The number of times any Tweets ascribed to a TV episode were seen.
  • Unique Audience – The total number of distinct Twitter accounts accruing at least one impression of one or more different Tweets ascribed to a TV episode.

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Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings (2/01 - 2/07)

Weekly Top Ten Series and Specials
RANK NETWORK(S) PROGRAM DATE UNIQUE
AUDIENCE
(000)
IMPRESSIONS
(000)
UNIQUE
AUTHORS
(000)
TWEETS
(000)
1 ABC Republican Debate 2/06/16 6,209 184,944 247 1,522
2 MSNBC MSNBC Special: The Democratic Candidates Debate 2/04/16 5,005 88,092 155 680
3 CBS 5th Annual NFL Honors 2/06/16 4,526 30,837 98 170
4 ABC The Bachelor 2/01/16 3,855 31,843 84 185
5 CNN AC 360 Democratic Town Hall 2/03/16 3,614 25,843 104 350
6 FX American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson 2/02/16 2,897 15,626 50 111
7 ESPN2
NFL Network*
Super Bowl Opening Night 2/01/16 2,825 15,467 15 24
8 TV One The 47th NAACP Image Awards 2/05/16 1,960 7,163 40 85
9 NBC Saturday Night Live 2/06/16 1,802 8,426 42 85
10 USA Network WWE Monday Night RAW 2/01/16 1,772 9,113 36 150

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Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings (2/01 - 2/07)

Weekly Top Ten Sports Events
RANK NETWORK(S) PROGRAM DATE UNIQUE
AUDIENCE
(000)
IMPRESSIONS
(000)
UNIQUE
AUTHORS
(000)
TWEETS
(000)
1 CBS*
ESPN Deportes
Super Bowl 50
Carolina Panthers vs. Denver Broncos
2/07/16 15,202 1,321,673 3,794 16,909
2 ESPN NBA Basketball
Golden State Warriors at Washington Wizards
2/03/16 4,851 29,002 112 202
3 ESPN NBA Basketball
Oklahoma City Thunder at Golden State Warriors
2/06/16 4,449 27,150 119 246
4 NBA TV NBA Basketball
Cleveland Cavaliers at Indiana Pacers
2/01/16 3,126 12,048 40 76
5 TNT NBA Basketball
New York Knicks at Detroit Pistons
2/04/16 2,331 7,080 33 59
6 TNT NBA Basketball
Los Angeles Lakers at New Orleans Pelicans
2/04/16 2,235 8,991 48 97
7 ESPN College Basketball
North Carolina at Louisville
2/01/16 2,188 8,785 27 46
8 NBA TV NBA Basketball
Minnesota Timberwolves at Los Angeles Lakers
2/02/16 2,185 10,517 59 133
9 ESPN College Basketball
North Carolina at Notre Dame
2/06/16 1,843 5,845 21 33
10 FOX Deportes
FS1*
UFC Fight Night
Hendricks vs. Thompson
2/06/16 1,695 6,479 21 61
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