— Adam Shapiro (@adamshapiro) May 7, 2013
Top Ellen-related tweet (77 retweets), from Adam Shapiro
Two of the three newspaper TV critics we follow daily agree that we should watch ‘Big Bang’ on CBS tonight as comedy legend Bob Newhart makes a guest appearance at 8.
Social Profile: Big Bang Theory on CBS
- Website: http://www.cbs.com/shows/big_bang_theory/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBigBangTheory (25 million “likes”)
- Twitter: http://twitter.com/bigbang_cbs (1,432,191 followers)
- Nielsen Ratings (7.1 rating, 11,431M viewers) http://www.nielsen.com/us/en/top10s.html
Critics’ picks for other shows to watch tonight include: ‘Office’ on NBC at 8:30, ‘Glee’ on Fox at 9, and the season finale of ‘Parks and Recreation’ at 9 on NBC. Read more
March Madness reached a social TV crescendo last night as Louisville captured the NCAA men’s basketball national championship over Michigan, 82-76.
Who says the U.S. doesn’t appreciate soccer? Last night, soccer dominated social mentions for both broadcast and cable, knocking NBC’s The Voice down to a third-place showing. We take a look at the numbers.
The ratings success of the NCAA basketball tournament — March Madness — is translating into digital success and not cannibalizing in-person attendance, we learn today. Read more
Last night’s premiere of The Voice dominated social TV talk for the night, good news for the first time in a few weeks for NBC.
We’ll wait for the ratings, but the social TV mentions were impressive. Read more
For those who have declared Twitter the winner of the Social TV battle, the aftermath of Facebook pulling the plug on the Peacock network should be instructive. Yesterday, multiple reports said that NBC’s website had been hacked to spread a computer virus and that Facebook pulled access, not allowing users to share links to the network. Read more