In NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight, Ottawa is at Pittsburgh at 7:30 and San Jose is at Los Angeles at 10 in the second round of play. Games will be on NBC, NBCSN and CNBC. In the NBA, the Knicks are at the Indiana Pacers at 7, down 2-1 in their series, and the Golden State Warriors are at the San Antonio Spurs in Game 5. Read more
Shaquille O’Neal and Mike Pereira are the finalists for the Sports Social TV Entertainer of the Year award to be announced on May 29 at the first Sports Social Summit in Los Angeles. Read more
Tonight on National Geographic channel at 12:10
Going head to head, eight men are dropped in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness by bush plane, with only their ingenuity, they’ll navigate through treacherous glaciated river valleys, barren ridgelines, and high mountain peaks, battling hunger, hostile predators, and perilous weather conditions. Read more
VIDEO ROUND TABLE: Social TV, Where’s the Money? With Turner Sports, Socialite, and the Padem Group on a panel at the recent Streaming Media West conference.
The Heat lead by FORTY FIVE points in the 4th. This is NOT a misprint.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 9, 2013
Top #socialTV Tweet for May 8
‘American Idol’ on Fox increased its Social TV buzz by 38 percent last night with 294,694 mentions by 129,516 people on Twitter, Facebook, Viggle and GetGlue, Trendrr reported this morning. Read more
YouTube is rumored to be ready to launch pay channels, Samsung acquires a second-screen startup, Aereo is suing CBS, and Facebook may start running ads against video are our picks as must-read stories for Social TV professionals in our daily mid-day roundup. Read more
Screen Grab of Analytics of 'New Girl' on Facebook, via appdata.com. Shows engagement (people talking about) going up since late April.
The TV critics at NY Times, USA Today and LA Times are recommending ‘New Girl’ tonight, with Rob Reiner making a return guest appearance as Jess’ (Zooey Deschanel) dad at 9 on Fox.
‘New Girl’ Social Profile:
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NewGirlonFox/ (2,371,132 likes)
Twitter: http://twitter.com/NewGirlonFOX (328,874 followers)
Read the Recommendations for Today
- NY Times:
- LA Times: ‘New Girl’ on Fox
- USA Today: ‘Splash,’ ‘New Girl,’ ‘Golden Boy’