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Predictions of the week: Will new romances spring up on The Walking Dead?

daryl2Social TV isn’t only about uncovering volume of activity around a show. Comments across Twitter, Facebook and more can reveal fans’ predictions and hopes at how a scripted season unravels. With the fall lineup well underway, things are starting to heat up across the board in terms of juicy plot twists. The return of The Walking Dead, America’s Next Top Model, and Master Chef already have fans predicting what will play out. In our first installment of an exclusive partnership with Insticator, we take a look at the most popular fan predictions (spoiler alerts). Read more

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NBC’s celebrity filled Twitter schedule takes off for premiere week

Screen Shot 2013-09-23 at 8.56.39 PMNBC isn’t only worried about their linear schedule for premiere week. They’ve lined up tons of celebrities who will be joining in and leading the conversations around their programming. Here are the details. Read more

Fall TV predictions: these shows will succeed

download (1)Fall TV is finally upon us with many shows having already kicked off. Next week the major broadcasters start releasing their pilots across linear and we will quickly know which ones will leave to see another day. We interviewed Kirsten Atkinson, Media Director at Team One about which shows she thinks will succeed. Read more

Second screen experience makes you wonder: ‘Are You on the Blacklist?’

Next week, James Spader returns to TV as Raymond “Red” Reddington in NBC’s “The Blacklist.” Reddington – on the FBI’s most-wanted list – surrenders, but reveals that he possesses a “blacklist” of dangerous criminals that the FBI doesn’t even know exist. To promote the series, NBC has launched “Are You on the Blacklist?”, a second screen game in which the user learns about Reddington and The Blacklist through a special intro cut with show footage. They see that this criminal network is so pervasive Facebook profiles are providing clues to reveal the next name. Read more

Infographic: Which fall shows generated the most social TV buzz this summer?

With summer officially over and fall premieres around the corner, Crimson Hexagon looked back at the social TV buzz during summer 2013. Crimson Hexagon’s analysts, monitoring Twitter engagement with shows debuting this fall, measured the impact of events on the social buzz. Read more

Will social buzz help Fox’s ‘Rake’ become a success?

As the summer concludes, we’re also concluding our detailed look at fall TV shows that are generating buzz. For this week’s analysis we take a look at the Australian adapted drama that will premiere on Fox called Rake. Here’s what Crimson Hexagon‘s analysis had to say. Read more

‘Sons of Anarchy’ creator Kurt Sutter to fans: ‘We will come baring gifts, good cheer and basically disrupt your neighborhood’

The highly anticipated season six premiere of Sons of Anarchy will air on FX on September 10th at 10pm. Show creator and actor Kurt Sutter (who we interviewed in December) has already begun riling up his passionate fan base to make sure ratings increase like they did last year. Since season four he’s been personally running a successful and simple social media competition that rewards a fan on social media if they increase their ratings. The often controversial show runner just sent out the following to subscribers of his Blogger blog. Read more

‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ generates positive social buzz with cast appearance at TCA’s

The Television Critics Association (TCA) presentations began shortly after Comic-Con and is a major opportunity for networks to hype their upcoming programming. Last week, we looked at how the TCA’s helped build positive buzz for CBS’s “The Crazy Ones,” which premieres this fall and features Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. In this week’s analysis with Crimson Hexagon, we look at how the TCA tour had a similar positive effect on Fox’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” a comedy series about detectives in Brookyln featuring Andy Samberg. Read more

The TCA’s help CBS’s ‘The Crazy Ones’ build positive buzz on social

Shortly after Comic-Con, the summer Television Critics Association (TCA) presentations begin, another big opportunity for TV to show off their upcoming programming. In this week’s analysis with Crimson Hexagon we look at how CBS’s “The Crazy Ones,” the highly anticipated Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar sitcom meets Mad Men, coming this fall. Here’s the analysis. Read more

33% of tweets about ABC’s ‘Super Fun Night’ are about the show’s ads

Is it possible to judge the success of a TV commercial by the volume of tweets the ad receives? The answer might be yes. For this week’s analysis at fall TV Crimson Hexagon’s dive into ABC’s “Super Fun Night” (starring Rebel Wilson) showed that 33% of the tweets were discussions about the show’s ads. Here are the details. Read more

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