VIZIO Big Screens for Big Plays Gives Professional Football Fans More Reasons to Watch

Irvine, CA —September 5, 2017 — VIZIO, Inc. announced today its latest campaign, Big Screens for Big Plays, a series of sweepstakes designed to reward professional football fans when big plays happen on the field. Each time a play of 40+ yards results in a touchdown, VIZIO will reward a lucky fan with an all-new  2017 VIZIO SmartCast™ M-Series 50" Ultra HD HDR XLED Plus™ Display. Fans looking to instantly upgrade their football viewing experience can enter to win at

To help spread the word to fans about Big Plays for Big Screens, VIZIO has enlisted the help of Seattle wide receiver Doug Baldwin.

“Big Plays for Big Screens is all about recognizing those big moments on the field that every football fan hopes to see,” said Lily Knowles, SVP Marketing, VIZIO. “Besides catching the action in person, nothing makes games feel more captivating than watching on a big screen.  That is why we’re excited to give fans a chance to score a 50” M-Series every time there is a big play on the field this season. The more 40+ yard plays that result in a touchdown, the more displays we’ll be giving away.”

VIZIO SmartCast TV SM is the latest way for football fans to quickly access the content they love from popular apps right on the big screen. With just a tap of a button on the new 2017 remote, users can browse through football content from popular apps like Amazon Prime Video and XUMO 1 . Fans can watch select Thursday Night Football games on Amazon Prime Video starting September 28, and also access commentary and analysis from the FOX Sports, FNTSY Sports Network and Sports Illustrated channels via XUMO. Once they choose their content, consumers can not only control the selection through SmartCast TV, but with the VIZIO SmartCast Mobile TM app as well, giving them two ways to control content and all settings on their displays.

All VIZIO SmartCast displays feature Chromecast built-in, which allows viewers to browse thousands of Chromecast-enabled apps on their mobile devices. By simply tapping the Cast button in Chromecast-enabled apps, consumers can stream their favorite shows and movies right to the big screen.

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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 2016 collection the most awarded in company history. The VIZIO SmartCast P-Series, M-Series and E-Series Home Theater Displays all received Editor’s Choice awards and are all listed as CNET’s “Best TVs of 2016 4.”  The VIZIO M-Series SmartCast Home Theater Display was awarded Editor’s Choice from CNET with an 8.8 rating and the VIZIO SmartCast 65” E-Series Home Theater Display (E65u-D3) was awarded’s "Best TV of the Year” award for 2016 6 . Also, the VIZIO D-Series   earned a 2016 Editor’s Choice award from PC Magazine 7 . For more information, please call 888-VIZIOCE or visit .


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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 – April 8,2017

2 The NPD Group, Inc. / Weekly Retail Tracking Service, based on sound bar units sold in the U.S. from Jan 2014 – July 2017

3 Visit for full reviews for the VIZIO SmartCast P-Series (published: 10/28/2016), VIZIO SmartCast M-Series (published: 10/5/2016) and VIZIO SmartCast E-Series (published: 9/13/2016)

4 Visit for full article (published: 12/16/2016)

5 Visit for the full review, published 9/16/2016

Visit for the full E65u-D3 review, published 11/14/16

Visit for the full VIZIO D-Series review, published 3/24/16


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