The much-anticipated season six premiere of The Walking Dead gave FX its first appearance in the top five of the non-sport Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings in Australia. This is the first time a subscription TV channel has made the top five. The zombie apocalypse had Twittersphere buzzing with over 60,000 tweet impressions.
In sports, Jarryd Hayne continues to be a crowd pleaser in Australia as his team 49ers’ game against the Giants raced to #2, with over 677,000 tweet impressions, just behind the day three action of the V8 SuperCars Bathurst 1000.
Source: Nielsen Australia. Rankings based on Unique Audience for relevant Australian Twitter activity and includes live/new episodes only.
Source: Nielsen Australia. Rankings based on Unique Audience for relevant Australian Twitter activity and includes live events only. For simulcast events, the metrics reflect the highest Unique Audience across all airing networks, denoted with an asterisk.
Note: This edition of the chart covers Sunday, October 11- Friday, October 16, due to a delay in data processing for Saturday, October 17.