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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Sept. 9-15 & 17-22, 2013)

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.

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CoveritLive connects People.com readers with author Judy Blume

Growing up many American school children had the pleasure of reading one of famed fiction author Judy Blume’s books at one time or another. People.com’s recent CoveritLive chat with Blume allowed the author’s fans to connect with one of their favorite authors from their childhood or perhaps even an author they experienced with their own children.

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CoveritLive engages with more than 1.1 million Academy Awards viewers

The 2013 Academy Awards proved once again to be the highlight of the United States awards season on Sunday night, as more than 1.1 million Social TV viewers joined CoveritLive events during the evening’s festivities. Over 100 online publications and broadcasters, including People Magazine, Yahoo!, LeMonde, Entertainment Weekly, Bild, CTV and New York Magazine used CoveritLive to engage their audiences with interactive coverage of the Oscars.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five Social TV events (Feb. 4-10)

Live event coverage of the 2013 Grammy Awards show in the United States and a controversial Australian boxing match dominated this week’s edition of the CoveritLive weekly Social TV rankings. Each event claimed two spots in the top five, while Turner Sports’ NBA Overtime live chat rounded out the ratings.

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CoveritLive, a leader in Golden Globes Social TV coverage


In the last several months CoveritLive events for major sporting events have shined bright, however, the 2013 Golden Globe Awards proved to be one of the brightest stars on Sunday night. In this week’s special Golden Globes edition of the weekly CoveritLive Social TV Rankings, five leaders in the entertainment industry attracted sizable audiences for their live coverage of the red carpet and award ceremony.

The 70th installment of the annual awards show saw more than 281,000 Social TV viewers log into one of CoveritLive’s Social TV experiences.

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CoveritLive Weekly: Top five social TV events (Oct. 29 – Nov. 4)

By Spencer Kitley

The National Football League continues to be a key player in the Social TV game and they once again landed two spots in the most recent edition of the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings. Along with the NFL, People magazine joined the ranks domestically, while Finland’s Sanoma News and Canada’s La Presse claimed bookend positions in the top five.

Finnish publisher, the Sanoma News made its second-straight appearance in the CiL rankings, nabbing the top spot this week for its live coverage of Formula One’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. An audience of almost 60,000 got social as fellow Finn, Kimi Raikkonen claimed his first victory of the year in a crash-filled race.

The NFL remained in the top three for the eighth consecutive week with its Thursday Night Football Social TV dashboard. More than 43,000 viewers joined the conversation as the San Diego Chargers cruised past the Kansas City Chiefs in an AFC West showdown. The Chicago Bears notched another position for the NFL and landed in the top five for the third time in the last five weeks. Almost 42,000 Bears fans chatted during the team’s rout of the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

People Magazine claimed the fourth position in the weekly rankings with its live coverage of the CMA Awards and the pre-show red carpet event. The publisher entertained almost 39,000 viewers as husband and wife, Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert dominated the year’s major awards.

The final spot in the weekly CiL rankings was captured by Canadian publisher, La Presse for its coverage of super middleweight bout between Lucian Bute and Denis Grachev in Montreal’s Bell Centre on Saturday night. More than 26,000 viewers socialized during the fight that saw Bute win by unanimous decision.

*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

Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix

Sanoma News

57,342

2

NFL Thursday Night Football: Chiefs vs. Chargers

NFL

43,766

3

NFL: Chicago Bears vs. Tennessee Titans

NFL (Chicago Bears)

41,924

4

CMA Awards

People

38,501

5

Boxing: Bute vs. Grachev

LaPresse

26,570

 

CoveritLive Weekly: Top five social TV events (Sept. 17-23)

By Spencer Kitley

For the second straight week NFL football dominated the competition in the weekly CoveritLive Social TV rankings, but the 64th edition of the Primetime Emmy Awards proved strong as well this week , claiming two spots to pace the weekly top five.

Almost 100,000 viewers clicked into NFL.com’s Thursday Night Football live chat this week, bringing the site’s two-week viewer total to more than a quarter million. This week’s top-ranking audience was entertained by a high-powered New York Giants offense and a stingy defense, as the reigning Super Bowl champs cruised past the Carolina Panthers, 36-7.

Yahoo TV shined in the No. 2 position with its live coverage of the Primetime Emmy Awards. The evening saw Yahoo’s event attract more than 55,000 viewers as ABC’s comedy Modern Family claimed four Emmys to headline the evening’s festivities.

People Magazine also landed among the top five, claiming the fifth spot with its coverage of the Emmys, as the publisher entertained more than 30,000 viewers live during the red carpet and award show.

Ranking third this week was Greek publisher, Gazzetta, which landed in the third position after drawing an audience of almost 50,000 to its live coverage of the Champions’ League Group B match between Olympiacos of Greece and Schalke of Germany.

ESPN grabbed the fourth spot in the ratings with its live coverage of the UFC 152 pay-per-view event. An audience of more than 43,000 viewers got social during the MMA event as UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones successfully defended his title against Brazil’s VItor Belfort.

*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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CoveritLive User

Viewers

1

NFL Thursday Night Football – Giants vs. Panthers

NFL

94,844

2

Primetime Emmy Awards

Yahoo

55,275

3

LIVE Olympiakos-Schalke

Gazzetta

49,159

4

ESPN’s Coverage of UFC 152

ESPN

43,409

5

Emmy Awards

People

31,947