‘Sharknado 5’ Takes Bite Out Of ‘Game Of Thrones’: Syfy Horror Comedy Top Trending Topic On Twitter

Sharknado 5: Global Swarming premiered on Syfy tonight and social media is a twister of tweets. The shark-infested B-movie horror comedy of random noteworthy cameos became a worldwide trending topic on Twitter alongside Game of Thrones, which aired at the same time. At one point in the evening, it topped The HBO fantasy drama which is usually in the top spot on social media — specifically during last week’s #NoConfederate. This comes after hackers threatened to leak episodes of Game of Thrones.