CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Nov. 11-17, 2013)

By Spencer Kitley

This week’s edition of the CoveritLive Social TV rankings features four marquee sporting events and live coverage from MTV’s European Music Awards. The National Football League once again claimed the top spot, while the Chicago Bears nailed down a position along with a pair of World Cup Qualifier experiences and the music awards.

The NFL topped the charts and captured a spot among the top-five for the 10th consecutive week with its Thursday Night Football Social TV dashboard. The experience that features a CiL social stream entertained more than 200,000 viewers as the Indianapolis Colts edged the Tennessee Titans, 30-27.

German publisher, earned the No. 2 position with its live coverage of the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. An audience of almost 150,000 viewers got social during the show that was headlined by yet another controversial moment by American pop star Miley Cyrus.

New Zealand publisher, claimed the third spot in the ratings with its live experience during the World Cup qualifying match between the New Zealand All Whites and Mexico. More than 66,000 viewers engaged with the experience as Mexico posted a 4-1 victory. Yahoo Mexico landed in the fifth position with its coverage of the match that attracted more than 43,000 fans.

The NFL’s Chicago Bears nabbed the fourth spot with their live blog experience during the Bears showdown with the Baltimore Ravens. An audience in excess of 50,000 viewers joined in as the Bears defeated the Ravens, 23-20 in overtime.

*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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NFL Thursday Night Football: Colts vs. Titans




Live Chat MTV Europe Music Awards




Football/Soccer: New Zealand vs. Mexico World Cup Qualifier



NFL: Chicago Bears vs. Baltimore Ravens

NFL (Chicago Bears)



Football: Mexico vs. New Zealand World Cup Qualifier

Yahoo Mexico



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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: Google+ (CoveritLive): Google+ (Spencer.Kitley):