CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Feb. 25 – March 3 & March 4-10)

By Spencer Kitley

After missing the last two Monday’s due to travel and the SXSW Interactive conference, the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings are back in a big way. In this week’s issue we take a look at the top five events from each of the last two weeks, which were headlined by four monster World Baseball Classic events hosted by Yahoo! Taiwan.

Yahoo’s coverage of the opening round games in the World Baseball Classic easily claimed the top two spots in the CiL weekly ratings two weeks ago, totaling more than 280,000 viewers as the Chinese Taipei team cruised past Australia and the Netherlands in pool B play. Two more Yahoo international sites claimed spots in the rankings as well, with the internet leader capturing four of the week’s top five positions.

During the first full week of March, Yahoo Taiwan again shined, posting even more impressive numbers. As the Chinese Taipei suffered an extra-inning loss to Japan, Yahoo entertained more than 636,000 viewers and attracted in excess of 470,000 viewers as the team was dismissed by Cuba in the tourney’s second round.

German publisher, Bild also posted a stellar event last week, drawing more than 200,000 viewers to its celebrity boxing Social TV chat, while Turner Sports’ NBA on TNT Overtime experience nabbed the final two spots.

*The CoveritLive blog releases its weekly social TV rankings every Monday. The data for the ranking system is exclusive to events that are tied to a television broadcast and the viewer metric is defined as a reader that actively clicks into a CiL event.

 

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2/25/13-3/3/13

CoveritLive User

Viewers

1

World Baseball Classic: Taiwan vs. Australia

Yahoo Taiwan

151,146

2

World Baseball Classic: Taiwan vs. Netherlands

Yahoo Taiwan

131,088

3

Talking Budget with NDTV

NDTV (India)

54,694

4

India vs. Australia, 1st Test in Chennai

Yahoo India

30,384

5

Copa del Ray Semifinales: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid

Yahoo Mexico

26,880

 

 

 

 

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3/4/13-3/10/13

CoveritLive User

Viewers

1

World Baseball Classic: Taiwan vs. Japan

Yahoo Taiwan

636,535

2

World Baseball Classic: Taiwan vs. Korea

Yahoo Taiwan

471,022

3

Celebrity Boxing

Bild

218,534

4

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA (Turner)

105,506

5

New York Knicks vs. Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA (Turner)

51,274

 

 

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About Spencer Kitley

Spencer Kitley has been with CoveritLive since Feb. 2012 and currently serves as the product's Customer Success Manager. He works with all of CoveritLive's customers to share best practices and help users utilize CiL's newest features. In addition to his work with customers, he heads CiL's social media, manages the platform's blog, develops external communication media and supports the CiL sales team with a number of marketing and communications efforts. Twitter: https://twitter.com/CoveritLive Google+ (CoveritLive): https://plus.google.com/117923377117847438665/ Google+ (Spencer.Kitley): https://profiles.google.com/103775815387373422461/