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'Sharknado 3' ratings slip 28%, but movie dominates Twitter talk

'Sharknado 3' ratings slip 28%, but movie dominates Twitter talk

The critics may have said no way, but viewers -- and social-media users -- were ready to take a bite out of "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" anyway. The third installment of Syfy's goofy shark-disaster franchise drew 2.8 million total viewers for its Wednesday premiere, according to Nielsen. That was down 28% from the second "Sharknado" installment last summer. But the numbers were still better than the 1.4 million who turned up for the first "Sharknado" movie back in 2013, when the over-the-top premise became an unlikely summer hit. The latest installment -- featuring cameos from such odd bedfellows as billionaire Mark Cuban and conservative gadfly Ann...

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