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‘Breaking Bad’ sets Twitter record

‘Breaking Bad’ sets Twitter record

'BREAKING' TWITTER:The cable drama, which ended after five seasons, was the most-tweeted about program on TV. Photo: Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — “Breaking Bad” was the leader in tweets last television season.

It averaged six million tweets per episode, except for the finale when fans tweeted 9.1 million times.

“The Walking Dead” is second with about 5.2 million tweets.

The Super Bowl and the Oscars were the tweet leaders among individual events.

 

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