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Posts Tagged ‘networked insights’

Is ‘House of Cards’ a success? Social TV has the answer

Netflix’s “House of Cards” made TV history, simply by being referred to as a TV show. The Kevin Spacey political drama has catapulted binge-watching from a TV junkie’s obsession to a major form of normal TV consuming. Traditional TV critics were forced to cover this show differently. The Six Stages of “House of Cards” Grief replaced the weekly episodic review. After all the hoopla around the midnight, entire season launch, was House of Cards actually a success? Netflix says yes, but isn’t revealing the numbers. Social TV on the other hand paints a very clear picture. Read more

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The social reaction to 1600 Penn: strong cast, but not quite Modern Family

So far, 1600 Penn, NBC’s answer to Modern Family, has received very mixed reviews (Metacritic currently has it at a 55 out of 100). NBC released the pilot of 1600 Penn back in December, and Networked Insights (NI) has been able to capture the social reaction to the show in the month leading up to the national premiere. While fans are drawn in by the show’s strong cast, they have been balking at the comparison to Modern FamilyHere are the highlights from NI’s report. Read more

How social media affects the TV lifecycle

Social TV is often narrowly defined by real-time tweets and stunts. While both are extremely important parts of social TV, don't forget that entire TV lifecycle has been changed because of the social web. Networked Insights has released a new "Social TV Survival Guide" that explains the different parts of the life cycle very clearly. You can download...

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The most anticipated new fall TV shows are…

Networked Insights has just released a new report on "the most anticipated new TV shows based on viewer conversation across the social web." The report looks at the most anticipated shows from the five major broadcasters (CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC, CW) and describes why they're making predictions about certain shows. Networked Insights said that "this year's analysis was more challenging due to factors indicative of an evolving marketplace" and that "overall, the conversations were less polarizing because the new programs were either modeled after successful shows or had benefited from a halo effect of a well-known showrunner." Here are their findings.

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How HBO's 'The Newsroom' premiered on the social web

HBO's highly anticipated Aaron Sorkin drama premiered yesterday on HBO. "The Newsroom," which stars Jeff Daniels as anchor Will McAvoy, has been described as The West Wing on deadline. The hour-long drama (the premiere episode was 75 minutes) feels more like Sorkin's short-lived and beloved Sports Night updated for the digitally-enhanced linear TV age. Networked Insights provided us details on how the show fared...

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Exclusive: The most adored TV showrunners [infographic]

Networked Insights (NI) continues to put together interesting data that highlights different spectrums of the TV ecosystem on the social web. We reported on their upfront predictions (for NBC, ABC, Fox) and which TV stars from new programming had the most buzz. Now the NYC-based company has provided Lost Remote exclusively with an inside look at the most popular TV show runners on the social web.

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How TV can leverage Tumblr for social buzz and analysis

In September we asked if it's time for TV companies to take Tumblr seriously. The overwhelming answer from nearly a year ago was yes, and it's even more so the case now. The platform recently reached 20 billion blog posts and 50 billion blogs, and signed an exclusive deal with social data company Gnip to allow companies to leverage their firehose of content.

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Which new ABC shows will be a hit?

Social TV data company Networked Insights (NI) continues to push out useful information for TV buyers. We reported on their NBC and Fox predictions and now they've shared their ABC insights, which had its upfront earlier this week. ABC had one of the most talked about new shows, Revenge. If you know someone that watches Revenge, they are most likely obsessed...

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Social TV highlights from the CBS upfront

Top media buyers, CBS talent and execs packed into Carnegie Hall, one of NYC's most glamorous (and expensive) venues for their annual upfront. Both CBS President and CEO Les Moonves and President of Entertainment Nina Tassler discussed the importance of social TV through their presentations. If you haven't read our exclusive coverage of the new CBS Connect...

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Peter Rice on social TV at the Fox upfront

We're in the midst of upfront week, and more than ever before social TV is at the focus of the rhetoric being carved out for TV advertisers. Fox President of Digital David Wertheimer told us that there wouldn't be any big product announcements about social TV at their upfront. Instead, confidence in leadership as the number one TV network was explained through the importance of social TV. Here's how Peter Rice, Fox Broadcasting's Chairman of Entertainment described how...

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