The following info was released stating Sharknado 2 stormed into its premiere with 3.9 million viewers as well as topping Twitter with one billion impressions.
Speaking of Twitter, star of Sharknado 2, Ian Ziering, was being compared to Aquaman for his portrayal in regards to what happened at the end of the film.
You can catch a replay of Sharknado 2 on SyFy Saturday, August 2nd at 7PM ET and Sunday, August 3rd at 9PM ET.
Sharknado 3 is in the works as well.
Subsequently can’t wait until Ian Ziering is Aquaman— Steve Hummer (@HummerX) July 31, 2014
RT @AndyDaglas: I'm saving all my casting news enthusiasm for when Ian Ziering lands Aquaman.— Jimmy Greenfield (@jcgreenx) August 23, 2013
SHARKNADO 2: THE SECOND ONE DEVOURS THE WORLD
RECORD-SETTING 3.9 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS AND 1.6 MILLION ADULTS 18-49 FOR SYFY ORIGINAL MOVIE
ONE BILLION TWITTER IMPRESSIONS – THAT’S NOT A TYPO!
MOST SOCIAL MOVIE ON TV EVER
BEHEADS GAME OF THRONES IN SOCIAL ACTIVITY
NEW YORK – July 31, 2014 – Lions and tigers and sharks, oh my! Syfy’s pop culture sensation Sharknado 2: The Second One absolutely devoured the world during last night’s July 30 premiere, becoming the channel’s most watched Original Movie ever with 3.9 million total viewers and 1.6 million Adults 18-49. The movie also averaged 1.8 million Adults 25-54.
Sharknado 2 delivered One Billion (yes, with a B) estimated impressions for Sharknado Twitter conversations.
At one point, Sharknado 2 held all top 10 trending topics in the United States. There were more mentions of Sharknado on Twitter than #MileyCyrus on the day of MTV’s 2013 VMAs, #kimye on Kim and Kanye’s wedding day and #transformers4, #thelegomovie, #godzillamovie and #22jumpstreet on each movie’s worldwide premiere day
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.
In addition to the social media storm, Sharknado 2 soared 183 percent among total viewers, 190 percent among Adults 18-49 and 185 percent among Adults 25-54, compared to the first Sharknado movie premiere on July 11, 2013.
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 unleash Sharknado 2 again Saturday, August 2 at 7PM and Sunday, August 3 at 9PM (ET/PT).
A production of The Asylum, Sharknado 2 starred Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath, Kari Wuhrer and Judah Friedlander, with cameos including Kelly Osbourne, Andy Dick, Perez Hilton, Judd Hirsch, Robert Klein, Kurt Angle, Salt N’ Pepa’s Pepa (Sandra Denton), Biz Markie, Matt Lauer, Al Roker, Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan, Richard Kind, Kelly Oxford, Billy Ray Cyrus, Wil Wheaton and Robert Hays.
Sharknado 2 was directed by Anthony C. Ferrante from a screenplay by Thunder Levin.
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