‘Pretty Little Liars’ Finale Sets 2014 Social Media Mark

ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars drew 3.1 million viewers in its season four finale Tuesday night while generating the most tweets for a series so far this year.

The 3.1 million Pretty Little Liars viewers were down 6% from the 3.3 million that tuned into the season three spring finale last year, according to network officials. The Pretty Little Liars finale also finished as the top tweeted TV series telecast of 2014 to date, drawing 1.45 million tweets. The episode ranks as the fourth most watched Pretty Little Liars show ever, right behind the March 13 season three finale A Dangerous Game, which drew 1.5 million tweets, according to the network.

Season five of Pretty Little Liars will debut June 10 at 8 p.m., said network officials.

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