Miss America, Rob Gronkowski Among Most Tweeted TV Events Last Week

Twitter was abuzz this weekend about Miss Georgia, but football took the top spot in terms of peak volume, according to Nielsen.

Twitter was abuzz this weekend about Miss Georgia, but football took the top spot in terms of peak volume, according to Nielsen.

Neilsen ranked the most-tweeted minutes from the top three series and specials of the weekend:

  • 6,100 Tweets were sent at 10:59 p.m. EST about The 2016 Miss America Competition after Miss Georgia was crowned Miss America.
  • 1,300 Tweets were sent at 11:37 p.m. EST on Tuesday, 9/8/15 about The Late Show with Stephen Colbert following the start of series premiere.
  • 500 Tweets were sent at 10:10 p.m. EST on Friday, 9/11/15 about Think it Up as Twitter authors discussed Justin Bieber’s appearance at the event.

Here are the most-tweeted moments from the top three sports events:

  • 26,900 Tweets were sent at 9:37 p.m. EST about NFL Football: Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots after Rob Gronkowski scored a second touchdown for the New England Patriots.
  • 60,000 Tweets were sent at 11:42 p.m. EST about New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys after Jason Witten scores the winning touchdown for the Dallas Cowboys.
  • 23,900 Tweets were sent at 10:35 p.m. EST about College Football: Ohio State at Virginia Tech after Ohio State’s Braxton Miller used a spin move to score a touchdown.

Here’s the TV leaderboard:

Here’s the sports leaderboard:

Image courtesy of Miss America Organization on Facebook.