Question Time and Doctor Who among ‘most tweeted about’ BBC shows

Question Time, the Andrew Marr Show and Doctor Who were the most tweeted about BBC TV shows of 2018, figures show.

Audiences took to Twitter to discuss news and current affairs programmes, with Newsnight, BBC Breakfast and Victoria Derbyshire all in the top 10.

TV Licensing said the Apprentice, Eurovision, EastEnders, and Strictly Come Dancing were also popular topics.

Other shows on the list included Top Of The Pops 2, Countryfile, Killing Eve, Casualty, Panorama and the One Show.

TV Licensing’s Michael Collins said: “Throughout 2018, unmissable TV moments have united fans, sparked debate and compelled viewers to join the conversation on social media, with watching and tweeting going hand in hand as part of the viewing routine.”

Several BBC programmes, including the most tweeted about show Question Time, encourage viewers to use Twitter to play a part in the programme.

Most tweeted about BBC shows in 2018

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Doctor Who was the top drama on the list

1. Question Time 11. Sunday Politics
2. Andrew Marr Show 12. The Apprentice
3. Doctor Who 13. Countryfile
4. Daily Politics 14. Politics Live
5. Eurovision Song Contest 15. Panorama
6. Newsnight 16. Top of the Pops 2
7. EastEnders 17. Casualty
8. Breakfast 18. Killing Eve
9. Strictly Come Dancing 19. The One Show
10. Victoria Derbyshire 20. Imagine