‘Raw’ Pins Down Twitter Title

USA Network’s pro wrestling series WWE Monday Night Raw was the most tweeted show on soicial media outlet Twitter on Monday, according to Nielsen.

Raw pinned down 152,000 tweets sent by 35,000 unique Twitter authors, according to Nielsen’s Twitter TV Ratings report. MSNBC’s Town Hall event with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton finished second, drawing 88,000 tweets, said Nielsen.

VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta (87,000 tweets), MSNBC’s Town Hall telecast with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (83,000) and NBC’s The Voice (59,000) rounded out the top five shows, according to Nielsen.

TNT’s Dallas Mavericks-Oklahoma City Thunder first round National Basketball Association playoffs telecast was the most social live sports telecast of the day, generating 230,000 tweets, said Nielsen.

R. Thomas Umstead

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.