NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Viggle (Symbol: VGGL), a free, cutting-edge mobile app that operates as a “second screen” engagement and loyalty program for television, today announced the Sound To Be Seen Sweepstakes. Viggle users will be eligible for a chance to win one of the first pairs of Synchros S700 Headphones, before they are officially made available to the public, from leading audio technology manufacturer JBL® and a trip to Sensation: The Ocean of White at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, on Saturday, October 26. The promotion, exclusively available through the Viggle app, will take place from September 20-October 10, 2013.
“Our consumers are increasingly using their mobile devices to listen to music as well as follow their favorite television shows, and the Sound To Be Seen Sweepstakes highlights the importance audio technology plays in their daily habits.”
The Sound To Be Seen Sweepstakes will showcase Viggle’s audio-verification technology and technology partner JBL®. Viggle users can enter by checking into five out of seven specified music-focused television shows during the course of the three-week promotion. Additionally, users can visit the Viggle Rewards Catalog to redeem points for entry.
“The Sound To Be Seen Sweepstakes is a perfect way for Viggle to highlight our incredible audio verification technology and the exclusive point-earning opportunities available to Vigglers,” said Greg Consiglio, President and COO of Viggle. “Viggle continues to offer our users new and unique rewards, available only in the Viggle Rewards Catalog, and is able to do so because of amazing partners like JBL® by Harman.”
The Sound To Be Seen Sweepstakes grand prize winner will receive an amazing prize package, including the first to market JBL®Synchros S700 headphones and a trip to see Sensation: The Ocean of White on Saturday, October 26, that includes airfare and hotel accommodation. This once-in-a-lifetime music event features the world’s best DJs synchronizing sounds to water, pyrotechnic displays, and light shows.
“We are excited to partner with Viggle in conjunction with the launch of our new JBL® Synchros S700 headphones,” said Dave Spinato, Global Director, Digital & Social Media, Harman International. “Our consumers are increasingly using their mobile devices to listen to music as well as follow their favorite television shows, and the Sound To Be Seen Sweepstakes highlights the importance audio technology plays in their daily habits.”
The free Viggle app is available for download in the App Store or Google Play. The Viggle app listens to what is on TV and users receive Viggle points for every minute watched. Members can also accumulate more points by engaging in real-time experiences and brand advertising while watching their favorite shows and sporting events.
Launched in January 2012, Viggle is a free loyalty program for TVwhose app rewards its members for watching their favorite TV shows. Viggle enhances TV with interactive games like Viggle LIVE and the first ever real-time fantasy sports game, MyGuy. Viggle members get rewarded for their TV time from places like Best Buy, Papa John’s, Fandango, Hulu Plus and Groupon, among others. Viggle also allows like-minded fans of their favorite shows to connect through Viggle Chatter features. Viggle’s audio verification technology recognizes shows on TV and allows members to check into live and DVR’d TV content from more than 170 of the most popular broadcast and cable channels. For more information, visit www.viggle.com or follow us on Twitter @ViggleNews.
HARMAN is the parent company behind an array of legendary brands that includes Harman Kardon®, JBL®, Mark Levinson®, AKG and Infinity Systems®. Harman is a leading global provider of premium audio and infotainment solutions, engaging customers around the home, in the car and on the go. Harman’s family of distinguished brands enjoys a legacy spanning more than 60 years of leading-edge innovation and premium quality. Customers include the top names in entertainment, automotive and venue design – linked by a common passion for high-fidelity sound and multimedia.
This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated. All information provided in this press release is as of October 8, 2013. Except as required by law, Viggle Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date on which the statements are made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.