New rankings of Facebook data show that MTV topped all other cable networks with the most fans on its official Facebook page with 18.1 million fans as of March 29, followed by nearly 4.08 million for History (4,079,907).
All told, there were seven cable networks with more than 2 million friends.
The data is for the channel's official pages and excluded generic Facebook community pages featuring Wikipedia content.
The rest of the top 15 cable networks on Facebook were ESPN (3.68 million Discovery (2.73 million), HBO (2,72 million) Cartoon Network (2.64 million), Animal Planet (2.1 million), VH1 (1.99 million, CNN (1.9 million, Fox News Channel (1.81 million) Nickelodeon (1.79 million), HGTV (1.41 million, Comedy Central (1.25 million), Adult Swim (1.22 million) and Food Network (1.18 million).
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