Tag Archives: Eurosport

Publishers & broadcasters leverage CiL to deliver real-time Winter Olympics news

In two weeks’ time, the 22nd Winter Olympics delivered their fair share of miraculous feats, as both great victories and disappointing defeats headlined the Games. Publishers, broadcasters and media organizations of all shapes and sizes covered everything, from two-toilet stalls, gold medal performances, to the pageantry of the closing ceremonies, and CoveritLive was there to help them deliver real-time updates. More than 900,000 viewers from countries all over the world engaged with CiL live experiences featuring coverage of just about every athletic discipline during the Games.

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International audience engages with CoveritLive for Super Bowl Second Screen

The 2014 edition of the National Football League’s Super Bowl shined brightly, not only in the United States, but around the world as well. Super Bowl XLVIII attracted television viewers and second screen viewers across the globe. This year’s big game proved to be a truly international event as 400,000 viewers in at least six countries joined CoveritLive experiences during the game.  Read more…

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2013)

After a week that featured a variety of second screen usages two weeks ago, this past week saw a quintet of different sporting events fill out the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings. The NFL Network once again anchored the rankings, while international boxing and racing accompanied local NFL coverage and a marquee college football live blog.

The NFL and the NFL Network claimed a spot among the top five for the fourth consecutive week and they own the top spot for the third time during that span. The network’s Thursday Night Football second screen social stream saw more than 280,000 viewers interact with the dashboard experience’s social content.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Aug. 26 – Sept. 1, 2013)

After a one week hiatus the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings are back and a trio of events headlines the top five events of the week. A German political debate, a pair of Australian Rules Football match days and live coverage of the Champions League draw blanketed the ratings.

German publisher, Bild’s live coverage of the television debate between Chancellor Angela Merkel and challenger Peer Steinbrück claimed the top spot in the Social TV rankings. An audience in excess of 900,000 viewers joined the conversation during the political debate to share their own thoughts and opinions and to read what experts were saying about the event.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (June 3-9)

A quintet of international events swept the top five spots of this week’s edition of the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings, with the Australian Football League claiming two spots, a pair of European football events earning two places as well and a reality TV competition topping the charts.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (May 13-19)

As May rolls on, international events and hockey continued to maintain their stronghold on the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings. The CBC, TV2 and Eurosport all returned to the top-five for the second consecutive week as a pair of hockey games, a reality TV finale, courtroom coverage and a European football championship celebration filled out the weekly ratings.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (May 6-12)

The first full-week of May saw the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings once again feature an international flavor, while the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) flexed its muscles with a solid week of NHL Playoffs coverage. Live coverage of a Norwegian politician’s trial took a spot in the top five for the third-straight week and Formula 1 racing re-entered the rankings along with live snooker coverage to headline the week.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (April 29-May 5)

The end of April and the first week of May saw a group of events from five different countries register solid events to fill out the top five in the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings. Live coverage of a marquee criminal appeal hearing, a pair of boxing matches, a reality television dance contest and a semifinal Champions League football match rounded out the stellar group to comprise the weekly top five.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (March 11-17)

As baseball season’s opening day and the stretch run of the college basketball season are upon us it was unrelated quartet of live events filling out the CoveritLive Social TV weekly ratings. For the second-straight week, Yahoo Taiwan nabbed two spots in the top-five with its World Baseball Classic coverage, while MyFoxDetroit landed near the top with its courtroom coverage and Yahoo Canada and Eurosport rounded out the top events for the week.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Jan. 14-20)

This week’s edition of the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings has a variety of international flair, showcasing many of the world’s biggest events. The ratings feature live coverage of the Monte Carlo rally race, the start of the National Hockey League season, Oprah Winfrey’s revealing interview with Lance Armstrong, Australian Open tennis action and the NFL Playoffs.

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