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USA’s ‘Raw’ Wrestles TV’s Top Social Media Views

USA Network’s Monday Night Raw telecast was last night’s most active entertainment TV show on social media, according to Nielsen.

The three-hour pro wrestling series generated 164,000 tweets reaching a unique Twitter audience of 1.7 million users, topping all television shows for the day, according to Nielsen’s Twitter TV Ratings.

VH1’s Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood drew 171,000 Tweets reaching 1.3 million unique Twitter users to finish second, while NBC’s The Voice, ABC’s Dancing With The Stars and Fox’s Gotham rounded out the top five shows for the night.

ESPN’s New York Giants-Philadelphia Eagles Monday Night Football telecast was easily the most social sports event of the evening, generating 410,000 Tweets viewed by nearly 6 million unique Twitter users, 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.