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TVGuide.com has rolled out two new sports sections, a special NCAA Tournament section and a new Daily Sports Watchlist, both featuring TV check-in, allowing fans to update their social status with what games they are watching. Users will never miss a game when they personalize the Daily Sports Watchlist, which includes all major events in the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NCAA, auto-racing, golf, tennis and more. Locally televised high school games also will be available for check-in.
“Since we launched check-in last fall, Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football have been among our most-checked-into weekly TV events”
The NCAA Tournament section makes it easy for users to sort through dozens of games and four networks to plan their basketball viewing. Users can follow the action @NCAAonTVG on Twitter.
“Since we launched check-in last fall, Sunday Night Football and Monday Night Football have been among our most-checked-into weekly TV events,” said Christy Tanner, Executive Vice President and General Manager. “We want to make it easier than ever for fans to find when and where their favorite teams are playing and to root for their teams by sharing with their friends what they’re watching.”
Personalized TV Check-In on TVGuide.com has become an instant hit with more than two million check-ins to date. Super Bowl XLV is currently the #1 most checked-in show of all time, followed by a broad range of shows on both broadcast and cable television. In addition to receiving widespread consumer engagement, TVGuide.com’s TV check-in has been embraced by major brand sponsors such as Microsoft, Starbucks and ABC.
To check in to a sporting event at TVGuide.com, fans simply click an “I’ll Watch” button throughout the site, wherever tune-in information about televised games appears, including the main TV listings grid, Sports Guide, pages dedicated to individual teams and on the new Daily Sports Watchlist. TVGuide.com provides comprehensive league, team and game pages with TV listings, videos and event photos.