Syfy’s pop culture/social media hit – Sharknado 2: The Second One – delivered serious numbers in the ratings department during last night’s July 30 premiere, becoming the channel’s most watched Original Movie ever with 3.9 million total viewers.
Over on the social media side, Sharknado 2 delivered One Billion estimated impressions for Sharknado Twitter conversations.
At one point, Sharknado 2 held all top 10 trending topics in the United States.
According to reports, Sharknado 2 is the most “social movie” on TV ever, and was more social than any episode of Game Of Thrones, The Bachelorette or Survivor.
Compared to the first Sharknado movie premiere on July 11, 2013, total viewers were up 183%.
Sharknado 2 beat numerous broadcast programs in prime including CBS’s Extant, Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance and ABC’s Motive among Adults 18-49.
Syfy will air Sharknado 2 again Saturday, August 2 at 7PM and Sunday, August 3 at 9PM (ET/PT).
(via press release)