The Top Social TV Shows for 2013 Were…

By Jordan Chariton 

The recently departed “Breaking Bad” took the top spot in Nielsen SocialGuide’s first yearly top 10 social TV list.

The list measures from September through November, as SocialGuide starting analyzing social analytics during this timeframe. “Breaking Bad” (AMC) averaged 6 million distinct Twitter accounts who saw at least one tweet about the show each episode. The second spot went to fellow AMC show “The Walking Dead” (4.89 million) followed by FX’s “American Horror Story” (2.93 million).The fourth spot went to ABC’s “Scandal” (2.31 million), which as we’ve reported has involved its social fans in real-time during its third season.

5-10 went to ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars”(2.22 million), NBC’s “The Voice” (2.13 million), Fox’s “Glee”(2.1 million), Fox’s “The X Factor” (1.8 million), MTV’s “Catfish: The TV Show” (1.77 million), and MTV’s “Awkward” (1.5 million).

The list also looks at the most tweeted about sporting events and live events.

For sporting events, Superbowl XLVII garnered the most social conversation, followed by games six and seven of the NBA Finals.

The MTV Video Music Awards was the most buzzed about social event, followed by the Grammy Awards and BET Awards.

What show do you think will rise to the social metrics top next year? Tell us by leaving a comment!