In this social media age, follower counts can make or break Hollywood stars and TV shows. (Is it really a coincidence, for example, that Jennifer Aniston joined Instagram just before the premiere of her Apple+ show?)
And some Hollywood entities are doing a great job going viral, intentionally or otherwise.
The Hollywood Reporter routinely tracks the most popular personalities and TV shows using social media data provided by MVPindex, and the gallery above shows the top five TV stars and the top five shows from the magazine’s latest Social Climbers Chart.
Technical note: We’re only including the stars who acted in a TV show this year or who are best known for their TV work. Sorry, Chris Hemsworth, and apologies to you, Jennifer Lopez….