Tag Archives: #SocialTV

Thursday May 16:  3 Huge Finales!

Thursday: It’s a huge season finale night tonight for Sidecastr!

– American Idol Finale!
– Big Bang Theory Finale!
– Scandal Finale!
– On Saturday… SNL Finale!

You can’t watch all 3 live even if you wanted to… so… grab your iPad, open or download bit.ly/Sidecastr_iPad, and let us deliver you spoiler free, live or later social TV.

Primetime TV curated live or later coverage for May 8 - 9:


Special 3rd night for The Voice with special performances by Rod Stewart and former judge Cee Lo Green (Wed, 8p ET, NBC)
Season 10 finale of Two and a Half Men (Thu, 8:31p ET, CBS)
Season 4 finale of Glee (Thu, 9p ET, FOX)

SOTU Address 2013: A Visual and Revealing Look Into Social Media’s Real-Time Reactions

Sidecastr mines its database of curated, live-captured social content to offer up a revealing visual look into social media’s real-time reaction to the 2013 State of the Union Address.

Week of 12/2: Hiatus week for NCIS, Mod Fam = repeats = no problem

December – usually mid – begins holiday specials month, and some serials begin to take a ‘sabbatical’ for a few weeks to make room.  We’re a little early for that, as Walking Dead, HIMYM, BBT, TAHM, Glee, and SNL all have new episodes.  But NCIS makes room for the kids’ classic ‘Rudolf…’, and Modern Family replays its Christmas themed ‘Express Christmas’ episode from last season (1st aired 12/7/11).

Historically, repeats draw only a fraction of the social comment volume and quality when compared to posts written when the episode was first aired.  Sidecastr offers a great antidote to that by starting with a base of curated tweets captured live from first airing, playing them back in sync with its repeat airing, along with new comments, replies, and user curation (thumbs up/down, flagged as inappropriate) added by time-shifted users along the way.

Here is this week’s coverage schedule of new episodes:

Week of 10/28 – 11/3: If Sandy leaves you with power, it’s a good week for TV…


Okay, practically the whole Northeast is pre-occupied with Hurricane Sandy – and rightly so.  The Presidential Debates are over, the World Series might be a short one, and fall TV – for those with power – is getting back to normal.

Sidecastr’s week to week fall coverage schedule continues to rank highly in Social TV metrics as tracked by SoicialGuide:  for last week, The Presidential Debates ranked #1 overall, The Walking Dead was last week’s #1 ranked series.  Steelers vs. Bengals, The Voice, Saturday Night Live, The Big Bang Theory, and How I Met Your Mother all ranked among the top 25 shows for last week.

For those who are planning to catch up or watch repeats of Sidecastr’s covered shows, open up Sidecastr while you watch and let us bring live captured social stream conversation to you.  This might help on Thursday night in the 9 – 10 slot, where Glee repeat is a likely filler if the World Series has ended by then

Here’s our full schedule for the week of 10/28

Week of 10/14 – 10/20: The Walking Dead Season 3 Premiere + #3 Presidential Debate

There is perhaps a no more perfect of show for Sidecastr’s brand of social TV than The Walking Dead.  It’s highly requested by our users, ranks consistently high on various social TV leaderboards, has a large set of interesting and intelligent real-time tweets to choose from, and it’s is watched repeatedly and highly time-shifted on various streaming sites and devices as well as on traditional TV.  So we can’t wait to start social stream coverage tonight (Sun 10/14 @ 9p ET) on AMC.  The 3rd Presidential Debate is up this week from Hofstra University, this time on Tuesday 10/16 (@9p ET on various networks).

Last week’s Sunday Night Football selections by social DJ and NFL superfan Lauren Antos  were excellent and so well received by our users that we are excited to announce that Lauren has been signed as a free agent 😉 to DJ the remainder of the SNF 2012/13 schedule!  She covers tonights Sunday night’s game between the Green Bay Packers and the undefeated Houston Texans.

Here’s our full schedule for the week of 10/14 + timeline of upcoming special events: