While PrePlay Sports has exclusive partnerships with the NHL and MLB, the maker of the predictive sports app teamed up not with the NFL or NCAA for its football app, but with CBS Sports. CBS Sports PrePlay Football launched prior to the starts of this year’s NCAA and NFL seasons, and allows CBS Sports to expand its fantasy footprint while giving fans an engaging and addicting second screen experience while watching pro and college football on TV. Read more
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The TVNewser Show, coming to NYC on April 29, will explore the relationship between social platforms and TV viewing through informative panels and discussions with industry experts like Katy Finneran, Social Media at Bloomberg TV. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with other like-minded professionals at the event's exclusive media job fair. Register before March 13 to save $200 with early bird pricing!
Updated with infographic: Major League Baseball told Lost Remote last month that the All Star Game would be the "most social event in baseball history," and the league certainly lived up to its promise. After the first inning, MLB said it counted 290K social media comments -- more than the entire All Star game last year. By the end of the game -- despite the 8-0 final score -- Bluefin Labs counted 808K social comments. Trendrr measured a social activity of 852,137, which nearly tripled the next closest show for the night, Pretty Little Liars.
MLB's At Bat app, which baseball fans can use with or without television, has flown off the virtual shelves. According to MLB, the app has been downloaded 3 million times just 8 days into the season -- last year, the app hit that milestone after 145 days, three-quarters of the way through the season. Clearly, sports fans like their apps. "At Bat returned with its fifth edition in February to such strong fan demand that within a matter of hours the app rose to become the highest grossing sports application for iPhone, iPad and Android, top spots it currently maintains," explains MLB.
As promised, Xbox has rolled out three big content partners, beefing up its role as a big television player in the living room. Starting today, HBO Go (for participating providers), Xfinity and MLB (for subscribers) are debuting on Xbox Live, adding to Netflix, Hulu, ESPN and many more. And marking today's announcement, Xbox said more people are now using the console for entertainment purposes (TV, movies and music) than gaming.
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