Interactions, emotions, and Earpers: "Wynonna Earp," the best fandom ever

  • Jacinta Yanders The Ohio State University
Keywords: Social media, Television, Twitter


In many regards, the arrival of social media has significantly changed interactions between fans and television show creators. The degree to which such changes have been positively welcomed has varied across television shows and networks. Nevertheless, such shifting relationships show no signs of dissipating in the near future. This article analyzes how Syfy's Wynonna Earp (2016–) has thus far successfully cultivated a positive connection with its fandom, built largely on concerted effort and emotional awareness.