August 22nd, 2012 09:49 AM
Fantasy Football fans are filled with optimism as they prepare to test their skills on the #1 Fantasy Football league on the web from Yahoo!® Sports. For the 2012 NFL season, stay connected to your Yahoo! Fantasy Football team across PC, TVs, phone and tablets via the web and Fantasy Football apps on the iPhone®, iPad®, and Yahoo! ® Connected TV.
Fantasy Football fans with Yahoo! Connected TV on Sony®, VIZIO®, Samsung®, and Toshiba® TVs, can access the Yahoo!® Fantasy Football TV App for real-time scoring updates for their players, team and competitors while watching the game.
Yahoo! Fantasy Football TV App features for 2012 include:
- Real-time scoring updates for fantasy football player, team and league
- Player stats: get detailed fantasy player stats for each week and season
- My Team: track scores for your players and team results.
- Match Ups: check competitor match ups and results across your league
- Standings: check your league standings
All of this exciting Fantasy Football content is available with a few clicks of your remote on the best screen in the house, your TV. To get started, download the Yahoo! Fantasy Football TV App from the Yahoo! Connected TV Store on your Sony®, VIZIO®, Toshiba® or Samsung HDTV today
If you are not a Yahoo Fantasy Football player yet, sign up today.
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July 25th, 2012 09:35 AM
Back in January, Sony and Yahoo! announced the exclusive availability of Yahoo! Broadcast Interactivity on Sony BRAVIA HDTVs. Yahoo! Broadcast Interactivity detects what a TV viewer is watching, and then delivers real-time Internet content to complement the TV show, sporting event or advertisement. While watching TV, viewers get one-click access to TV Apps with compelling interactive content including show trivia, voting, shopping, videos, photos, game show play, and more. Recently, we’ve introduced some exciting interactive sports and entertainment TV apps. Check out Sony’s blog post to their consumers.
Currently, Sony BRAVIA HDTV viewers can access engaging content from the popular game show Wheel of Fortune®, interact with photos and videos while watching National Geographic Channel’s Locked Up Abroad and American Colony, access polls and trivia on SHOWTIME® Sports, get the ultimate game stats experience with Yahoo! Sports Baseball Game Info, purchase an item being highlighted on HSN®, and more.
National Geographic Channel’s Locked Up Abroad
A National Geographic Channel cult favorite takes viewers inside firsthand accounts of capture, imprisonment and pure terror far from home. Yahoo Broadcast Interactivity detects the show and enables viewers to interact with the latest information, photos and videos about each weeks episode, right on your TV screen.
National Geographic Channel’s American Colony: Meet the Hutterites
This show unveils the first TV glimpse into one of the oldest religious colonies in the country, struggling with the daily temptations of the modern world. Get real-time access to Internet photos, videos and information about the show and actors. Learn all about Claudia, Bertha and Wesley Hofer through photos and videos available right on your TV screen.
Beyond these cool entertainment experiences, some of the most sizzling interactive TV apps of summer might just be the ones targeted to sports fans.
SHOWTIME Sports® Delivers Fighter profiles, polls, trivia and more.
Viewers of SHOWTIME Sports® events, such as SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® and Strikeforce MMA, can interact with enhanced synchronized content such as fighter profiles, polls, trivia and more. The interactivity begins this Saturday, July 28, as SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® features Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero, live from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., as he vies for a fourth World title against No. 1 ranked challenger Selcuk “Mini Tyson” Aydin.
Yahoo! Sports Delivers Fans Beyond Gold on Yahoo! Connected TV
Starting this week, viewers watching the Summer Games on Sony’s HDTVs with Yahoo! Connected TV, can access the Yahoo! Sports Beyond Gold TV App with just a simple click of the remote. Fans get access to real-time Olympics coverage including news, photos, medal count and Yahoo! Sports original videos the Yahoo! Olympic Moment, Memorable Moments, Elite Athletes, and Reasons to Cheer.
Yahoo! Sports Baseball Game Info TV App- the Ultimate Game Stats Experience
Baseball fans get an unrivaled interactive game stats experience with the Yahoo! Sports Baseball Game Info TV App. Utilizing Yahoo! Broadcast interactivity, Baseball Game Info detects the game you are watching and provides real-time pitcher and batter situational statistics including the last 10 plays, all scoring plays, pre-game notes and post game line score. Take the batter or pitcher view of each game situation depending on which team you are hoping will win!
Yahoo! Connected TV has delivered some innovative interactive sports and entertainment TV Apps to owners of connected Sony 2012 BRAVIA HDTVs.
Tune in to the Summer Games, Wheel of Fortune, National Geographic Channel, SHOWTIME Sports, or Professional Baseball and enjoy interactive TV at its best!
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July 18th, 2012 02:06 PM
In just a few days, excited fans around the globe will sit in front of their TVs to cheer their country to victory at the Summer Games in London. Yahoo! Sports and Yahoo! Connected will take fans “Beyond Gold” to bring them closer to the action. Sports fans with Yahoo! Connected TV on Sony®, VIZIO®, Samsung®, and Toshiba® TVs, can access the Yahoo! Sports Beyond Gold TV App to get the latest coverage of the Olympics without missing a moment of the action on TV.
Integrated into the Yahoo! Sports TV App, Beyond Gold for Yahoo! Connected TV is a complementary on-screen experience for people watching the Summer Games. The Yahoo! Sports Beyond Gold TV App provides real-time coverage of the Olympics including news, scores, medal count, schedules, photos, and videos with a simple click of the remote, right to your TV screen.
Yahoo! Sports coverage will include original video programs, breaking news, and expert analysis from Gold Medal Olympians Dan O’Brien (Track and Field), Summer Sanders (Olympics), Shannon Miller (Gymnastics). Don’t miss a moment of Yahoo!’s compelling video content for the 2012 Summer Games right on your TV including:
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