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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Nov. 18-24, 2013)

The past week in Social TV provided some great second screen experiences that comprise the current edition of the CoveritLive Social TV rankings. This week’s top five features live news reporting from Paris, the NFL’s Thursday Night Football, the Australian Rules Football draft, a marquee boxing match and live updates from the most recent Formula 1 race.  Read More…

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Nov. 26 – Dec. 2)

By Spencer Kitley

After a week without a Thursday Night Football game due to the United States’ Thanksgiving Holiday, the NFL came storming back this week to claim the top spot as an eclectic blend of sports filled out the weekly CoveritLive Social TV top five.

The NFL’s Social TV coverage of TNF landed at the top of the weekly ratings and earned a spot in the top three for the 10th time this football season. This week’s Thursday night clash of the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons attracted an audience of almost 60,000 viewers to headline the week.

Yahoo India claimed the No. 2 position for the week with its live event coverage of the India vs. England cricket match in Mumbai. More than 42,000 viewers joined the conversation as England completed a memorable 10-wicket victory in the second Test of the series.

The NFL’s Chicago Bears claimed the third spot in the weekly rankings, marking the fifth time in six weeks that the Bears have landed in the CiL top five. The live game day event saw more than 23,000 viewers get social as the Bears took on the Seattle Seahawks.

Swedish publisher, Aftonbladet claimed the fourth position for the week with its live coverage of Formula One’s Brazilian Grand Prix. The fifth and final spot in this week’s ratings was owned by Yahoo Southeast Asia for its live soccer/football chat of the Philippines historic win over Myanmar that earned it a place in the AFF Suzuki Cup semifinals.

*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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Event

CoveritLive User

Viewers

1

NFL Thursday Night Football: Saints vs. Falcons

NFL

58,032

2

Cricket: India vs. England in Mumbai

Yahoo India

42,057

3

NFL: Chicago Bears vs. Seattle Seahawks

NFL (Chicago Bears)

23,303

4

F1 Brazilian Grand Prix

Aftonbladet

18,293

5

AFF Suzuki Cup: Philippines vs. Myanmar

Yahoo Southeast Asia

14,247

 

 

CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Nov. 19-25)

By Spencer Kitley

A new player jumped to the front of the line in this week’s CoveritLive Social TV rankings as the Australian Football League landed in the ratings for the first time with its live draft coverage. Joining the AFL in the top five were a pair of Formula One live chats and a rare two-event double by the NFL’s Chicago Bears.

The Australian Football League notched the top spot with its live coverage of the NAB AFL Draft that saw Greater Western Sydney select Lachie Whitfield with the No. 1 pick. Almost 70,000 viewers got social during the draft to discuss their favorite team’s draft choices.

For the second consecutive week Finnish publisher, Ilta-Sanomat earned a place in the top five with its coverage of Formula One racing. An audience of more than 46,000 joined the conversation as Sebastian Vettel claimed his third straight F1 Championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix.  Italian newspaper, Ilsussidario also grabbed a spot in the ratings with its live coverage of F1, attracting almost 25,000 viewers to the live event.

The NFL’s Chicago Bears captured the third and fifth spots, respectively in the weekly rankings with their two-game week. The team’s Sunday victory over the Minnesota Vikings ranked third on the list with more than 25,000 viewers, while the live event from last Monday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers drew almost 23,000 viewers and ranked fifth. This marked the fourth time in five weeks that the Bears have landed in the CiL top five.

*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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Event

CoveritLive User

Viewers

1

2012 AFL National Draft

Telstra (Australian Rules Football)

69,160

2

F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix

Sanoma News (Ilta-Sanomat)

46,675

3

NFL: Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

NFL (Chicago Bears)

25,015

4

F1 – Brazilian Grand Prix

Ilsussidiario.net

24,765

5

NFL: Chicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers

NFL (Chicago Bears)

22,705

 

CoveritLive Weekly: Top five social TV events (Nov. 12-18)

By Spencer Kitley

After a week with several marquee events, a wide variety of events round out the weekly CoveritLive Social TV top five for the last week. The NFL continued to own a place in the rankings with its Thursday Night Football coverage, while international users Bild and Ilta-Sanomat jumped into the fray along with Yahoo, ESPN and the WWE.

Topping the charts for the week was German publisher, Bild’s Social TV coverage of MTV’s Europe Music Awards. More than 64,000 viewers joined the conversation as Carly Rae Jepsen took the night’s biggest award for song of the year with her hit single, “Call Me Maybe.”

The NFL once again claimed their place among the top weekly events, landing in the No. 2 position with its coverage of the Thursday Night Football showdown between the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo Bills. The league remained in the CiL top three for the ninth consecutive week, drawing an audience of almost 37,000 to its event.

Formula One Racing returned to the United States on Sunday with the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas and Finnish publisher, Ilta-Sanomat earned the No. 4 position in the ratings as its live chat entertained viewers. More than 36,000 viewers joined the discussion during the race as McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton captured the victory.

UFC 154 was also a big event over the weekend, nabbing the fourth and fifth positions as Yahoo and ESPN provided live coverage of the pay-per-view bout. Yahoo attracted almost 35,000 viewers to its event and ESPN drew a crowd of almost 30,000 viewers as Georges St. Pierre defeated Carlos Condit in the welterweight title fight.

Falling just outside the top five on the weekly CiL charts was the WWE, which attracted an audience just shy of 30,000 to its live chat for its Survivor Series pay-per-view event.

*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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Event

CoveritLive User

Viewers

1

MTV Europe Music Awards

Bild

64,044

2

NFL Thursday Night Football: Dolphins vs. Bills

NFL

36,806

3

F1- United States Grand Prix

Sanoma News (Ilta-Sanomat)

36,362

4

UFC 154 Live Chat

Yahoo

34,762

5

ESPN’s Coverage of UFC 154

ESPN

29,909

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WWE Survivor Series

WWE

29,792