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At Edge, a low client to advisor ratio allows for personal and customized service for each individual.  Our goal is to work as a team for each client to provide not only portfolio management but wealth coordination and financial planning.  We make every effort to have frequent communication with our clients and to provide timely response to calls and emails.  I also enjoy spending time with my wife and three kids, playing and following basketball, playing golf, and participating as an advisory board member for Breakthrough Urban Ministries.

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Which TV Shows Generated the Most Tweets this Season?

Passive viewing is so 20th century. Now, devoted viewers (even if they’re “hate watching”) tweet out up-to-the-minute updates or OMG reactions to plot twists or favorite lines of dialogue.

| BY Donald Liebenson


Social media has changed how viewers engage with their favorite television shows.

Passive viewing is so 20th century. Now, devoted viewers (even if they’re “hate watching”) tweet out up-to-the-minute updates or OMG reactions to plot twists or favorite lines of dialogue.

Which TV shows generate the most tweets? AMC’s monster hit “The Walking Dead” and Fox’s breakout success “Empire” take tweet honors, according to Nielsen data released this week. “Dead’s” season opener drew 1.3 million tweets, reaching an audience of 7.4 million users, while “Empire’” first season finale generated 2.4 million tweets, the most for any series episode, and reached 5.9 million users.

Here are the top 10 entertainment shows on the Twtterverse:

1. The Walking Dead (AMC) 480,000 tweets

2. The Bachelor (ABC) 156,000 tweets

3. Game of Thrones (HBO) 107,000 tweets

4.  American Horror Story: Freak Show (FX) 239,000 tweets

5. Empire (Fox) 627,000 tweets

6. Scandal (ABC) 282,000 tweets

7. Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family) 268,000 tweets

8. Parks and Recreation (NBC) 89,000 tweets

9. WWE Monday Night Raw (USA) 183,000 tweets

10. Dancing With the Stars (ABC) 93,000 tweets

Interestingly, only two of the most tweeted-about shows placed in the top 10 by total viewers (cable series excluded) in the coveted 18-49 demo. “NCIS” was the top rated series, followed by “The Big Bang Theory,” “Sunday Night Football,” “NCIS: New Orleans,” “Empire,” “Thursday Night Football,” “The Blacklist,” “Scorpion,” “Blue Bloods” and “Dancing with the Stars.”

Among the awards shows, the Grammys out-tweeted the Academy Awards, 13.4 million tweets vs. 13 million The Golden Gloves generated 10,4 million tweets, the American Music Awards, 10.3 million and Billboard Music Awards, 9.8 million.

“Saturday Night Live’s” more than three-hour 40th anniversary broadcast became the TV show with the most impressions since 2013; 9.1 million viewers and 13 million total tweets.

The biggest spirts event on Twitter was the Super Bowl, which generated 25.1 million tweets about the commercials, the halftime show, and some even about the game.

 



About the Author


Donald Liebenson

dliebenson@millionairecorner.com

Donald Liebenson writes news and features for Millionaire Corner. He has been published in the Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Los Angeles Times, Fiscal Times, Entertainment Weekly, Huffington Post, and other outlets. He has also served as a marketing writer for Chicago-based Questar Entertainment and distributor Baker & Taylor.  

A graduate of the University of Southern California, he is married with a college-age son. He also writes extensively about entertainment.