CULVER CITY, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As Sony Movie Channel (SMC) features some of the best Westerns ever made in July, it only seemed fitting to also offer viewers the chance to live like a cowboy for a few days. In keeping with the theme, Sony Movie Channel is providing one lucky winner the chance to experience the 'Western way' with its "Sony Movie Channel Back in the Saddle Sweepstakes." The "Sony Movie Channel Back in the Saddle Sweepstakes" awards one grand prizewinner an all-expenses paid trip for two to Lost Valley Ranch in Colorado.
The "Sony Movie Channel Back in the Saddle Sweepstakes" winner will not only get to experience the lifestyle of a ranch hand for 3 days and 2 nights at the dude ranch, but will also receive airfare to Denver and $500 cash for incidentals. Moreover, six weekly first place prize packages will be awarded, where winners will receive a pack of Western movies and one pack of limited edition SMC hot sauces. The sweepstakes starts today at Noon Pacific Time and concludes July 31, 2013 at 11:59PM Pacific Time. Fans interested can enter the sweepstakes by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SonyMovieChannel or www.SonyMovieChannel.com. See Official Rules for complete details.
To enter, consumers must first "Like" Sony Movie Channel's Facebook page, and then enter the "Sony Movie Channel Back in the Saddle Sweepstakes" for a chance to win. There is one entry per day, per person. However, consumers may also share the sweepstakes with their Facebook friends, Twitter followers, Google+ circles, Tumblr blogs and Pinterest pinners, or mail in a postcard, to earn additional entries. Each entrant may receive no more than fifty (50) sharing entries during the sweepstakes.
Old West movies are a staple of Sony Movie Channel's programming every month. However, in July, the Channel's programming schedule is focusing on this popular genre right out of the gate on Monday, July 1. For the first week of July, two Western films will air back-to-back every night at 10 PM and, after that, every Wednesday night's programming, from July 10-31, will be set in the American Old West. For those Wild West genre fans, on Sunday, July 28, the Channel will present an all-day Western marathon starting at 4:40 AM ET. For information on Sony Movie Channel and all of it's programming, visit SonyMovieChannel.com.
About Sony Movie Channel
Sony Movie Channel is the first U.S. multi-platform television network from Sony Pictures Television created specifically for the Hollywood movie fan. Offering uncensored theatrical releases in stunning high definition, Sony Movie Channel showcases titles from Sony Pictures' vast library including award-winning features, cult favorites, family comedies and gripping dramas. Programming is selected from more than 3,500 Sony Pictures films, which collectively have received 184 Academy Awards including 12 for Best Picture. Sony Movie Channel is available on DISH Network, DIRECTV and AT&T U-Verse TV on linear as well as on authenticated VOD and online platforms. For more information, visit SonyMovieChannel.com, Facebook and/or Twitter @SonyMovieCh.
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