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Overall mentions across the top five ranking shows saw a significant spike as season finales capped the Holy Month of Ramadan. The last week rankings extended Bab El Hara’s tenure at the top position as viewers continued to engage with and against the show’s plot twists and turns, generating some 179,232 mentions. Followed Selfie in second place with 85,402 mentions, which stirred a particularly controversial conversation on how well it represented all Saudis. Celebrity prank show Ramez Wakel El Jaw stood solidly in the third position, with the episode starring Lebanese singer George Wassouf generating the biggest buzz across the season – 64,479 mentions, precisely. In fourth place, Khawater’s final season came to an emotional end as grateful viewers thanked the show’s presenter Ahmad Al Shughairi for 11 years of humanitarian activism. With 39,447 mentions, love story Cello ranked last, its finale sparking debate around the characters’ fates and choices.