Five American sporting events swept the top five spots last week in the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings. A pair of NFL game day implementations landed in the top five, while a specialty PGA event, collegiate football and live coverage of UFC 166 leapt into the fray.
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.
This week’s CoveritLive Social TV weekly rankings look very similar to last week’s chart, as NFL football, America’s Cup Racing, Australian Rules Football and reality TV took center stage.
The NFL and the NFL Network posted their third-straight Thursday Night Football event with an audience in excess of 300,000 viewers this week. The audience of more than 321,000 followed the social conversation as the San Francisco 49ers rolled past the St. Louis Rams, 35-11.
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Following a one-week layoff the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings are back with a double dose of highlights from the biggest CiL events of the last two weeks. The NFL’s Thursday Night Football second screen experience, a pair of events by Bild.de and two America’s Cup racing entries headline the top five from the two-week period.
Gridiron warriors across the United States are working hard and sweating in the hot August sun in professional, collegiate and high school training camps, but CoveritLive’s rich feature set allows you to run successful events this football season, No Sweat. Whether it’s the last days of summer or the final few rounds of the league playoffs, CiL provides journalists and broadcasters covering games and teams an experience for the 2013 season like never before.
CoveritLive’s well-established tool set has always been the premier way to provide live real-time game coverage to football fans around the world, but the LiveScores automated scoreboards and other new updates to CiL’s robust features make it easier than ever to engage with readers or viewers throughout the season.
A variety of sporting events, including the start of the Bundesliga football season and the PGA Championship, filled out the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings. Bild.de’s immersive football experience, the Australian Football League’s live game coverage, NFL preseason action and Sports Illustrated Golf’s PGA Championship blog comprised the top five this week.
After a one week hiatus, the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings are back and just in time for a monster week of second screen consumption. The 2013 NFL Draft headlined the weekly top-five claiming three spots, including the top two positions, while a tornado outbreak in the United States and a trial in Norway also captured viewer’s attention.
Thursday night marked the unofficial start to the 2013 NFL football season as teams began building for their future at the NFL Draft. Fans around the world turned their eyes to their televisions for draft coverage and utilized CoveritLive for a second screen experience provided by any one of more than 40 major sports and news web sites covering the draft.
The three days of the NFL draft saw almost 11 million Social TV viewers visit NFL Draft experiences that featured CoveritLive embeds, while more than one million viewers actively participated in CiL draft events. Viewers that participated in the draft’s top-five live events engaged with the event an average of 31 minutes per-visit.
The largest sporting event in the United States on a yearly basis is the Super Bowl and as the game continues to grow in popularity the demand for coverage of the event has expanded to span the entire week leading up to the sports spectacle. This year, NFL.com capitalized on this opportunity to entertain NFL fans with CoveritLive chats throughout the week leading up to the Super Bowl.