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‘Scandal’ Finale Scores Big on Twitter

As we reported, the “Scandal” season finale created some great moments both on-air and between show stars and fans. The last episode also scored big Twitter ratings.

The finale ranked #2 on Nielsen Social’s daily top five list; 3.4 million people saw 697,000 tweets revolving around the third season finale yesterday.

These tweets were sent by 140,000 unique authors and generated 37 million impressions. The ratings measure activity from three hours before, during, and three hours after the show airs.

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Netflix Teases Second Season of ‘Hemlock Grove’ via Vine

Last Friday, Netflix announced that the second season of its original series ‘Hemlock Grove’ is set to return on Friday, July 11 at 12:01 AM PT.  In usual Netflix fashion, all ten episodes of the supernatural thriller will be released at the same time.

On Monday, Netflix released a teaser via Vine: Read more

A Truly ‘Scandal’-ous Finale Brings Show’s Stars and Social Fans Together

ScandalIf you haven’t watched the season three finale of ABC’s “Scandal,” spoilers ahead.

If you have, you saw a whirlwind of scandal, with President Fitzgerald Grant initially doomed to lose reelection, only to turn around and win; thanks to the American voters rallying around him after his teenage son died of a rare bacterial virus on Election Day–courtesy of Maya Pope–or so we thought.

In between all the reelection action and assasinations, the president learns his estranged wife had been raped by his own father, anti-hero “Huck” reunites with his long-lost family, the audience learns it was actually Olivia’s father, Rowan, who killed the president’s son, Harrison looks like he’s about to bite the dust, Olivia calls it quits on being the scandal master, and then flies off into the sunset with Jake.

And if this wasn’t enough action on your main screen, the show’s stars tweeted along on your second screen.

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‘Scandal’ Creator Shonda Rhimes Joins #ScandalTWR

Scandal 304We’ve reported on “Scandal’s” social promotion ahead of tonight’s season finale, and the hit show’s creator will also get social tonight on Twitter.

Shonda Rhimes will join “The Writers’ Room” host Jim Rash on Twitter at 7pmET for a chat on writing for television. Fans can tweet their questions to hashtag #ScandalTWR.

You can follow both at @ShondaRhimes and @RashIsTVUgly. “Scandal’s” season three finale airs tonight on ABC at 10pmET. We’ll have all the social highlights tomorrow.

’24′ Teasing Mini-Series, Reminding Fans of Show History Ahead of ‘Live Another Day’

Jack Bauer returns to TV-life in a little over two weeks when the hit show  “24” returns to Fox for a special “24: Live Another Day” mini-series. Ahead of its return from a four-year absence, the show is posting interviews with stars and producers via social.

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The “24″ Twitter account is also reminding fans of the show’s history.

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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Releases Trailer for Season Two

Netflix‘s other hit web-only show, “Orange Is the New Black,” released its season two trailer today, and the show’s social pages are teasing fans with how good the next season will be.

“Extraordinary,” “volatile,” “raw,” “dangerous,” “sexy,” “deeper,” and some other words Lost Remote can’t put in writing are how the show’s stars depict the next season of the women’s prison dramedy.

And the official release depicts darker times for lead character Piper Chapman and her fellow inmates.

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USA Today Sports Weekly Launches Socially-Integrated App

USA Today SportsUSA Today Sports Weekly is partnering with MAZ publishing platform for a new app across all mobile and tablet platforms, the companies announced today.

The first digital edition of USA Today Sports Weekly is now available on iTunes,Google Play, and Amazon Kindle, and is produced by MAZ’s publishing platform; a platform behind over 750 apps across Apple’s iTunes Store, Google Play, and Amazon’s Appstore.

“Our audience has dramatically shifted towards mobile experiences,” notes Matthew Graham, VP of Audience and Product for the USA TODAY Sports Media Group. “This partnership is a great next step as we continue to provide our users with best-in-class native apps.”

The new app will utilize crowdsourcing in the form of Stream, a social feature that creates a live feed of new USA Today Sports Weekly content produced by readers. Stream lets readers share content on social media by a wave of the finger; users can cut out anything they see on their screens with their fingers to save or share on social.

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NBC Sports building buzz around Stanley Cup Playoffs with #PuckCakes

NHL_2014_StanleyCupPlayoffsThere’s nothing better than doing something IRL (in real life) to generate positive social buzz. We recently wrote about NBC’s sports major social efforts for this year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs. As the playoffs are underway, the TV network has also taken the initiative to deliver edible brackets to influencers to get in the spirit. Here are the details.

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Aereo launches ProtectMyAntenna.org in anticipation of Supreme Court case

downloadAereo, the streaming service that has shaken up the TV industry has just launched ProtectMyAntenna.org, a destination to know the basics about their platform and the legal battle they’ve continued to push through.

CEO Chet Kanojia also just sent out the following letter to their network. On Tuesday, April 22nd Aereo will present their case to the Supreme Court in what will be an ultimate showdown between the old bundling system and the new streaming platform.

Win or lose, the results of the case will be one of many topics discussed at the TVNewser Show in New York City on April 29.

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‘Scandal’ Providing Fans With Checklist Ahead of Season Finale

Fresh off winning the best TV show Shorty Award, ABC’s “Scandal” is preparing fans with a checklist ahead of its season three finale tomorrow night.

The show is also teasing fans via social on what will happen to some of its biggest stars during the last episode.

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