So who exactly were the winners of Long Island Medium contest? TLC was for sure. The season premiere episode of the hit series Long Island Medium ranked #1 in all cable (excluding sports) among P2+ viewers, beating out Lifetime, Bravo and E! on Sunday night. Four lucky fans also were big winners in the series’ corresponding Long Island Medium Tweet to Win contest, winning a free trip to New York and a private reading with Theresa Caputo.
Fans of Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo showed their love for the medium via Twitter during the Season 4 premiere on Sunday, Oct. 6. The social media event was the first of its kind for the series. The contest basically required viewers to use #LongIslandMedium in their tweet during the show’s premiere to be qualified in the contest. Theresa, Larry and Larry Jr. selected four winners during live commercial breaks and announced their Twitter names.
“I’m still in disbelief … I can’t believe it! … I’m so happy,” tweeted one of the winners — @Emma25KY — who said she was trying to win a reading for her husband and tweeted about 52 times. @AVirtuousWoman1 tweeted “I won!!!!!! OMG!!!!!! … Thank you. Forever grateful.”
“OMG!!! Screaming in the living room!!!! Woo hoooo!!!! I can’t believe this! Thank you @Theresacaputo and @TLC! #LongIslandMedium,” tweeted @alimichelle76. “When I wake up tomorrow someone will have to remind me that it wasn’t a dream. ”
The event dominated social space. TLC reported that there were more than 1 million Tweets throughout the day, making Long Island Medium TLC’s most social night ever. The network estimates that upwards of 165,000 fans of Theresa tweeted while watching the show. The #LongIslandMedium hashtag, which was a requirement for entry, was used more than 880,000 times on Sunday.