Zombies win the night, Sunday, as the season finale of AMC’s “Walking Dead” sparked 1.3 million mentions by over 608,000 uniques, according to Trendrr data released this morning.
The Duke-Louisville NCAA Tournament Basketball tournament game took the top spot for social media mentions for broadcast TV with 560,000 “uniques” contributing 1.09 million mentions of the game on Twitter, Facebook, GetGlue and Viggle, according to Trendrr. Read more
As we start the week with wishes for a happy Passover to those of you who celebrate, our top stories today are Shazam tags a BBC exec to drive its TV efforts, and the executive editor of Social TV Daily is quoted by Amy Kuperinsky in the Newark, N.J.-based Star-Ledger about the changes in TV and music. Read more
Above, an animated GIF screen-grabbed from the telecast by a fan from the first day of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday.
The first day of the NCAA basketball tournament captivated the country from noon until late at night, and sparked social buzz. Read more
One more day and March Madness begins. Be sure to come back later in the day today as we make several announcements about our plans for social TV and sports.
In the meantime, our daily midday report of Social TV Must-Reads leads with a roundup of last night’s top social buzzed-shows, via Trendrr, as well as a report from Nielsen and SocialGuide that, no surprise here, connects Twitter and ratings. Read more