An Emmy Awards Proposal Sent Hearts Aflutter on Facebook and Twitter Monday Night

Game of Thrones was the most-tweeted-about TV show

Love conquered all at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards Jikaboom/iStock

When director Glenn Weiss proposed to his girlfriend, Jan Svendsen, during the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards Monday night, Cupid’s arrow struck Twitter and Facebook.

The surprise proposal was the most-tweeted-about moment on Twitter and the top social moment on Facebook during the event.

Other data from the two social networks follows:

Most-tweeted about Emmy moments:

  1. Weiss proposes to girlfriend onstage
  2. Peter Dinklage wins outstanding supporting actor in a drama series
  3. Matthew Rhys wins outstanding actor in a drama series
  4. Regina King wins outstanding supporting actress in a limited series
  5. Game of Thrones wins outstanding drama series

Top five social moments on Facebook:

  1. Weiss’ proposal
  2. Game of Thrones wins outstanding drama series
  3. Thandie Newton wins supporting actress in a drama series for HBO’s Westworld
  4. King wins lead actress in a limited series for Netflix’s Seven Seconds
  5. Ryan Murphy‘s acceptance speech after winning outstanding limited series for FX’s American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

The most-tweeted-about celebrities Monday night were:

  1. Sandra Oh
  2. Betty White
  3. Darren Criss
  4. Dinklage
  5. Claire Foy

Facebook’s most-buzzed-about fashion looks were:

  1. Jenifer Lewis
  2. Newton
  3. Tiffany Haddish
  4. Tracee Ellis Ross
  5. Jessica Biel

The most-tweeted-about TV shows Monday night were:

  1. Game of Thrones
  2. The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
  3. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  4. This Is Us
  5. The Crown

The most-viewed-video of the night on Facebook was the opening monologue by hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost of NBC’s Saturday Night Live:

The most-interacted-with posts from publishers on Facebook, according to CrowdTangle:

The most-interacted-with posts from all publishers on Instagram:

The most-interacted-with posts from fashion media on Facebook:

The most-interacted-with posts from fashion media on Instagram:

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