With the TV upfronts come announcements of cancellations as networks set their schedules for the fall. As social TV grows it becomes easier and easier to understand how fans feel about these decisions they usually have no control over. Social media analytics company Crimson Hexagon provided Lost Remote with social analysis on both of these shows. Here are the details.
- The research shows that from May 7 until about noon EST on Tuesday May 14, there were about 19,600 tweets that mentioned Happy Endings, including posts about its cancellation. For Smash, the volume was 25,000.
- For Smash the word cluster reveals that some fans were expressing that they wish Glee had been canceled and Smash had been renewed, instead of the other way around.
- Fans of Happy Endings were tweeting a lot about “savehappyendings”