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'Monday Night Raw’ Wrestles Social Media Hits

Last night’s episode of WWE’s Monday Night Raw was a big hit on Twitter, generating more than 133,000 tweets, according to Nielsen’s Twitter TV Ratings.

The show’s tweets reached 1.3 million Twitter users, besting NBC’s The Voice to make it the most social show on TV last night. ABC’s Dancing With The Stars, VH1’s Love And Hip Hop: Hollywood and MLB Network’s 2015 Players Choice Awards rounded out the top five shows on the list, according to Nielsen.

ESPN’s Chicago Bears-San Diego Chargers Monday Night Football game drew 227,000 tweets reaching a unique audience of 4.7 million users to top all sports events for the evening, said Nielsen. 

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.