The CNN Republican Presidential Debate topped the Nielsen Social ratings last night with 2,217,000 tweets seen by 7,751,000. Grey’s Anatomy was in the second slot. How To Get Away With Murder, Scandal, and American Idol rounded out the evening. Some top moments:
- Tweets about the TV event were sent by 421,000 people and seen 257 million times.
- The most tweeted minute of the night was at 9:40 p.m. ET, when 21,300 tweets were sent after Marco Rubio claimed that Donald Trump repeats himself.
- The top mentioned candidate of the night was “Trump” who was mentioned in 643,600 tweets about the TV event,“Rubio” was mentioned in 317,000 tweets.