Crazy Hearts: Nashville (@CrazyHeartsAE), a reality show about up-and-comers in the music business, premiered with a Twitter strategy that included a social producer on set to round up great content as well as on-screen promotion and a live-tweeting cast.
The live Tweets during the two-night premiere augmented the show with insider information and additional context in real time as viewers watched. The Tweets, tagged with the hashtag #CrazyHeartsInsider, had a pop-up video feel with behind-the-scenes facts on the cast, music and other enticements.
The show’s social producer collected facts, photos and other assets to tweet from @CrazyHeartsAE. And more than just episode commentary and reactions, Tweets comprised trivia about the musicians, video clips, episode quotes and behind-the-scenes photos.
The show promoted its own live-tweeting on screen with a prompt to join the conversation: “For a Crazy Hearts Insider look at the lives of the #CrazyHearts follow along on Twitter @CrazyHeartsAE.”
The show and its cast were also active on Twitter to raise awareness about the premiere and their live Tweets, as was the network. @CrazyHeartsAE tweeted a promo of the show as well as a list of who to follow.
The cast followed suit, notifying followers that they would be live-tweeting.
And after sharing their behind-the-scenes photos during the show, they also shared photos of the premiere party.
Tweeting with the cast
The cast of Crazy Hearts: Nashville also live-tweeted during the two-night premiere, commenting on events during the episode and offering anecdotes.
They also frequently chatted with and mentioned each other, leveraging their fan bases and displaying a sense of camaraderie amongst the cast.
@CrazyHeartsAE is continuing to provide additional content on Twitter throughout its season.
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