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The top 12 most tweeted about Christmas programmes

Neela Debnath

tweet 300x225 The top 12 most tweeted about Christmas programmes

Clockwise from top left: Doctor Who, Downton Abbey, The Snowman & The Snowdog, EastEnders (BBC, ITV, Channel 4)

Doctor Who, EastEnders and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring were the top three most tweeted about shows on the television over the Christmas period, according to figures from internet service provider littlebigone.com.

The Doctor Who Christmas special The Snowmen was mentioned 1,600 times on Twitter while the EastEnders Christmas special came in second place with 1,210 mentions.

Other shows tweeted about were Downton Abbey, The Royle Family and The Queen’s speech.

Despite setting the Twittersphere alight with discussion, overall Christmas day television viewing figures were down compared to previous years.

Here is the full list of the most tweeted about television over Christmas:

1. Doctor Who (1,600 mentions on Twitter)

2. EastEnders (1,210 mentions).

3. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (809 mentions)

4. Downton Abbey (395 mentions)

5. The Queen (365 mentions)

6. Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (349 mentions)

7. The Snowman & The Snowdog (230 mentions)

8. Outnumbered (220 mentions)

9. Alice in Wonderland (203 mentions)

10. Lady and the Tramp (197 mentions)

11. The Royle Family (175 mentions)

12. The Choir: a Year with the Military Wives (154 mentions)


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