WWE’s Wrestlemania, Game of Thrones, and Stephen Colbert taking over the “Late Show” are among the most-buzzed-about topics on Facebook this week. Public figures are joining the conversation, so check out our weekly rankings and a few standout posts.
This Week’s Facebook Buzz Rankings*
1. Fans pick their loyalties for new “Favorite Character” category at upcoming MTV Movie Awards
2. John Pinette, stand-up comedian, dies at 50
3. Stars attend the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards
4. Legendary actor Micky Rooney dies at 93 after 80-year career
5. WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar defeats The Undertaker at WrestleMania, ending 21-0 winning streak
6. UConn Huskies capture both men’s and women’s NCAA basketball championship title
7. Season 4 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” premieres
8. Stephen Colbert named new host of CBS’ “Late Show”
9. Univision’s “Nuestra Belleza Latina” beauty competition narrows to seven contestants
10. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” big at the box office
*Buzz rankings reflect the top entertainment topics being discussed on Facebook, April 6 — April 10, in the United States. Rankings are based on both frequency and momentum: the Facebook conversations that not only got a lot of buzz during the week, but also saw a notable increase compared with the previous week.