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As ‘True Blood’s’ final season approaches, fans start predicting (spoiler alert)

Screen Shot 2014-06-05 at 6.33.57 AMHBO’s True Blood will kick off its final season (themed #TrueToTheEnd) on June 22nd. Last season left many fans wondering if Eric Northman truly met his true death. In anticipation of the big premiere Insticator, our social TV predictions partner shared some results from what fans are guessing. Read more

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Where will the newly engaged couple on ‘The Big Bang Theory’ live? Social TV fans predict (spoiler alert)

bbtCBS’s wildly popular “The Big Bang Theory” just had a pivotal moment in the show’s history. Leonard and Penny got engaged and fans are now wondering how it will change the dynamic of the show and more importantly where will they live? Lost Remote partner Insticator (a social TV predictions platform), provided us with some analysis on what fans are predicting for the future of the popular sitcom. Read more

Will Daenerys take the Iron Throne? (spoiler alert)

landscape-5d682b44-a8bb-4734-8d86-f9528c46ca36For this week’s social TV fan prediction we take a look at Game of Thrones, with our partner Insticator. As season four enters it’s halfway point fans are beginning to wonder if Daenerys Targaryen (also known as the “mother of dragons) will grab the throne. From Insticator: “Does anyone else think Daenerys is destined to take the Iron Throne? She may have been a forgotten princess but Westeros is finally starting to take the exiled Targaryen seriously. The rumors of her massive army and her three rapidly growing dragons have been enough to worry even the likes of Tywin Lannister.” Here’s what fans had to say.  Read more

Will the major death on ‘The Vampire Diaries’ stick? (spoiler alert)

StefanThe CW’s insanely popular The Vampire Diaries, just hit a pivotal moment in the season’s plot. If you’re not caught up on this show or plan to catch up one day don’t read on. One the show’s main character’s (Stefan) was killed during May 8th’s episodes and fans are going wild wondering if this is permanent or if he will come back (he is of course a vampire). While fans of the show will have to tune in to continue watching, we’re continuing our partnership with social TV prediction company Insticator to provide access to their platforms predictions on TV’s hottest moments. Here are the details.  Read more

Fan predictions for tonight’s Oscars

Be4TTHoCQAAgTapNot surprisingly, social TV fans have been using the major platforms to share their predictions. Insticator provided Lost Remote with some of the biggest predictions from their platform. Here are the details. Also, check out Lost Remote’s live blog for the Oscars here.  Read more

Were fans’ predictions right for the Super Bowl?

Super Bowl New York FootballOne of our analytics partners, Insticator used their platform to identify fan predictions for tonight’s big game that is underway. Our analysis on the biggest moments (which so far seem to be Namath’s fur coat, Seinfeld, Bruno Mars and more). Read more

Predictions of the week: where will Cameron’s and Mitchell’s wedding take place?

downloadSocial TV isn’t only about measuring the volume of buzz surrounding a show. Fans take to Twitter and Facebook to opine not only about what they think about a soon-to-be-released show or what they’re seeing during a live airing, but also about what is going to happen next in their favorite scripted TV shows. Read more

Predictions of the week: Will Bones and Booth get married?

Bones and Booth from Fox.com

Bones and Booth from Fox.com

Social TV isn’t only about measuring the volume of buzz surrounding a show. Fans take to Twitter and Facebook to opine not only about what they think about a soon-to-be-realeased show or what they’re seeing during a live airing, but also about what is going to happen next in their favorite scripted TV shows. Even shows in their off-season like Game of Thrones, which doesn’t return to TV for another five months, drives buzz in the form of fan predictions. In our next installment of an exclusive partnership with Insticator, we take a look at the week’s most popular fan predictions (warning: spoiler alerts). Read more

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

Why gamification is the future of social TV

945976_370719486392379_1314388605_n(Guest post by Zack Dugow. Zack is Founder and CEO of Insticator.com. Currently, the shows he can’t get enough of are Game of Thrones, Homeland, and Boardwalk Empire.)

As self-proclaimed TV fanatics, we often find ourselves getting way more involved with the lives of our favorite TV show characters than might be considered healthy. Thanks to the latest trend in social TV, all those marathons of Homeland and Game of Thrones are starting to look like they might finally pay off. Social TV gamification – incorporating game thinking and mechanics into the social TV experience – has been around for a few years, but it’s seen a lot of growth in the last few months as users seek a deeper level of engagement with their favorite shows through platforms like Viggle and GetGlue, rewards apps, and Insticator, the platform I launched, a responsive web-based platform that rewards users simply for predicting show outcomes.  Read more

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