'American Idol' Breaks Social TV Records

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May 24th, 2012

via press release:

Last night’s Season 11 finale
generated more than
1 MILLION social comments --  
the MOST of any  
broadcast or cable TV show telecast
this season! 
In Addition, AMERICAN IDOL Surpassed
5.9 MILLION Social Comments Overall This Season
(Most social comments for a full season of a TV series ever!)
Audition cities and dates for AMERICAN IDOL Season 12 include
Los Angeles, CA, on Thursday, June 7; San Antonio, TX, on Thursday, June 14;
Charlotte, NC, on Tuesday, June 19; Newark, NJ, on Saturday, June 23;
Chicago, IL, on Thursday, July 12; and Oklahoma City, OK, on Friday, July 20.
Additional details will be announced on www.americanidol.com.
SOCIAL TV DATA SOURCE: Bluefin Labs (www.bluefinlabs.com)
OFFICIAL SHOW WEBSITE:  www.americanidol.com
OFFICIAL AMERICAN IDOL TWITTER@American Idol & Join the Discussion:#AmericanIdol
OFFICIAL SHOW FACEBOOKhttp://www.facebook.com/americanidol
  • Doug

    Well, that’s one way of deflecting away from being down some 30%.

  • Jeremy Gable

    900,000 of those comments were people talking about how much they hated the finale. I would know, I was watching my twitter feeds last night. :P

  • Bob

    Congratulations. What a tremendously successful show. Not another show could have a 6.1 rating after 9 years. Great finale and Idol will be here 10 years from now…..Will community???? lol.

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