‘WWE Monday Night Raw,’ Winter Olympics Pin Down Big Social Media Numbers

USA’s WWEMonday Night Raw and NBC Sports’ Winter Olympic coverage dominanted social media traffic for television shows on President's Day, according to Nielsen.

Raw averaged 1.2 million Facebook, Instagram and Twitter interactions last night, topping all entertainment-based shows, said Nielsen’s Daily Social Content ratings chart. ABC’s The Bachelor was second, followed by VH1’s Love & Hip Hop and Love & Hip Hop Miami. PBS’ Independent Lens rounded out the top five.

NBC Sports drew 1.6 million social media interactions for its combined Winter Olympics coverage on CNBC, NBC and NBCSN to lead all live sports programming for the night, according to Nielsen.

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