VIZIO SmartCast TV Brings Popular Entertainment from the NBC App to the Big Screen
Irvine, CA — November 29, 2017 — VIZIO, Inc. announced today the addition of the NBC app to VIZIO SmartCast TV. The NBC app will join other top apps such as Amazon Video, Crackle, FandangoNOW, Hulu, iHeartRadio, Netflix, Pluto TV, Vudu and XUMO 1 on the intuitive SmartCast TV home screen. Available on 2016 and 2017 VIZIO SmartCast P-Series, M-Series and E-Series Ultra HD Displays, SmartCast TV is the latest way for viewers to quickly access the content they love from popular apps right on the big screen with just a tap of the remote. For more information on VIZIO SmartCast, go to VIZIO.com/SmartCast .
With the integration of the NBC app into the VIZIO SmartCast TV platform, users can browse and stream episodes of their favorite NBC hit TV series directly on their VIZIO SmartCast displays. With the touch of a button on the 2017 remote, users with a valid cable or satellite subscription will have instant access to NBC favorites such as This Is Us, Will & Grace and The Good Place , right at their fingertips.
“One of the biggest benefits of the VIZIO SmartCast platform is its rapidly expanding catalog of streaming TV shows and movies, powered by over a thousand TV and mobile apps,” said Bill Baxter, SVP of Product Development and Engineering, VIZIO. “VIZIO is continuously expanding the line-up by adding popular favorites, like the NBC app. We’re excited to give consumers access to the NBC app on SmartCast TV so they can stream episodes of their favorite hit TV series at any time.”
While SmartCast TV brings apps to the big screen, the free VIZIO SmartCast Mobile ™ app for iOS and Android TM transforms mobile devices into the ultimate touchscreen remote. The app features a new navigational menu that allows users to easily browse SmartCast TV from their mobile device.
For more information on VIZIO SmartCast TV visit VIZIO.com/SmartCast .
1 The third party applications and content described herein may only be available in certain countries and languages, may require additional fees or subscription charges, and may be subject to future updates, modifications, interruption and/or discontinuation of service without notice, and VIZIO has no control over such content. 4K Ultra HD or HDR availability varies by application and may be subject to subscription fees, internet service, and device capabilities.
VIZIO’s mission is to deliver the ultimate entertainment experience through our community of connected consumers, advertisers, and media content providers. Through our connected entertainment platform, VIZIO is transforming the way consumers discover and experience media content. Since our founding in California in 2002, VIZIO has built an industry-leading brand and sold over 75 million products, including televisions, sound bars and other devices. VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America 1 and is the #1 sound bar brand in America 2 . VIZIO product leadership is highlighted by a number of industry reviews and awards, making the 2017 collection the most awarded in company history. The 2017 VIZIO SmartCast E, M and P-Series Displays all received Reviewed.com ’s Editor’s Choice awards 3 and were listed as the site’s “Best of the Year.” The 2017 VIZIO M-Series SmartCast Display received CNET’s Editor’s Choice with an 8.6 rating 4 . The M-Series also received the Editor’s Choice from PCmag 5 . VIZIO’s SB3851 was rated “The Best Budget Soundbar” by The Wirecutter 6 , a New York Times company, and VIZIO’s SB3621n-E8 sound bar received a 9.1 score and an Editor’s Choice from CNET 7 . For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit www.VIZIO.com .
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1 The NPD Group, Inc./Weekly Retail Tracking Service, based on TV units sold in the U.S. from Jan 5, 2014 – Nov 11, 2017
2 The NPD Group, Inc./Weekly Retail Tracking Service, based on the total aggregate of sound bar units sold in the U.S. from Jan 5, 2014 – Nov 11, 2017
3 Visit reviewed.com for full reviews for the VIZIO SmartCast P-Series (published: 11/3/2017), VIZIO SmartCast M-Series (published: 10/2/2017) and VIZIO SmartCast E-Series (published: 5/5/2017)
4 Visit CNET.com for the full review, published 11/7/2017
5 Visit pcmag.com for the full VIZIO M65-E0 review, published 9/12/17
6 Visit thewirecutter.com for the full article, published 6/22/17
7 Visit CNET.com for the full VIZIO SB3621 review, published 8/21/17
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