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'WWE Raw' 25th Anniversary Show A Big Hit On Social Media

Last night’s WWE Monday Night Raw telecast marking the USA Network show’s 25th anniversary pinned down more than 2 million social media interactions, according to Nielsen.

The show generated 2.3 million Facebook and Twitter interactions throughout its three-hour episode last night, besting all television shows, according to Nielsen’s Social content Ratings Daily Top Five list, according to Nielsen.

ABC’s The Bachelor came in a distant second with 422,000 social media interactions, followed by VH1’s Love & Hip Hop Miami and Love & Hip Hop, and Fox News Channel’s Hannity.

ESPN’s telecast of the North Carolina-Virginia Tech college basketball game was the most social live sports event for the night, according to 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.