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October 9th, 2012 12:33 PM

Get in the Game with the Yahoo! Sports Football TV App

Yes, it’s that time again. The Football season has officially started! Now that you have your fantasy football league in order it’s time to get serious about the season. Get the Yahoo! Sports TV App for real-time football stats, scores, news, and videos right on your TV.

Football fans with Yahoo! Connected TV on Sony, Samsung, VIZIO and Toshiba can keep up with the all the action while watching the game right on their TV.

2012 Yahoo Sports Football TV App Features

  • Real-time game stats including scores, down, distance, last play and team position on the field
  • Breaking news and photos from across pro football
  • Weekly video updates covering variety of
    pro football players, teams and topics.
  • Scores and schedules for all your favorite pro football teams

To get started, download the Yahoo! Sports TV App from the Yahoo! Connected TV Store or Widget Gallery on your Sony®, VIZIO®, Toshiba® or Samsung HDTV.

Open the Yahoo Sports TV App, select Pro Football, then sit back, relax and enjoy scores, videos, photos, and live game updates right from the comfort of your couch.

August 22nd, 2012 09:49 AM

Play the #1 Fantasy Football Game on TV with the Yahoo! Fantasy Football TV App

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.

July 25th, 2012 09:35 AM

Sony® And Yahoo! ® Connected TV Deliver Interactive Sports and Entertainment TV Apps on Sony BRAVIA TVs

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!