DALLAS, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T* today announced the launch of its Film Awards Interactive App on the App Store. The free app lets users read bios, watch previews and vote for their favorite award-nominated films and stars right on their iPhone or AT&T U-verse(SM) TV screen.
"The Film Awards Interactive App is perfect for fans who want to use their iPhone or U-verse TV to quickly access the latest information about awards, their favorite actors and films," said G.W. Shaw, AT&T executive director of U-verse marketing. "This is another innovative and exciting app available from AT&T, and a great example of how we continue to enhance the entertainment experience across screens and devices."
From iPhone or U-verse TV, Film Awards Interactive lets you view a list of films nominated for this season's film award shows; view movie trailers for nominated films; read biographies; and cast your vote for your favorite nominated films, actors, actresses and directors and see instant results from other app users.
Soon after an award show airs, the app will also give iPhone users inside access to red carpet photos of their favorite TV celebrities that they can email to friends.
The Film Awards Interactive App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone or at www.itunes.com/appstore/. All U-verse TV customers can access the app on channel 95.
U-verse TV customers also enjoy several interactive apps and unmatched features, including the ability to manage and watch your recorded programs from a single DVR on any U-verse connected TV in the house with Total Home DVR; the ability to watch up to four channels at once with the award-winning Multiview; an extensive High Definition (HD) channel lineup with access to more than 120 HD channels; the ability to program DVR recordings from your Web-connected iPhone or PC; personalized, on-screen weather, sports, traffic and stock information via AT&T U-bar; the ability to stream your personal photos and music files from your PC to your U-verse TV with Media Share; and more.
AT&T U-verse TV is the only 100 percent Internet Protocol-based television (IPTV) service offered by a national service provider, making AT&T U-verse one of the most dynamic and feature-rich services available today. AT&T U-verse TV ranked "Highest in Residential Television Service Satisfaction in the South and West Regions Two Years in a Row," according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2008 and 2009 Residential Television Service Provider Satisfaction Studies(SM). For additional information on AT&T U-verse — or to find out if it's available in your area — visit www.att.com/u-verse.
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Geographic and service restrictions apply to AT&T U-verse. Call or go to www.uverse.att.com to see if you qualify. Customizing options require AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet Service. Wireless phone with Internet access required and standard data charges may apply. THDVR: Full Total Home DVR functionality requires a receiver for each additional TV at $7 per month each. HD Service: Access to HD service requires $10/mo. HD Premium Tier available for an additional $5/mo. HD channel availability varies by package selected. Media Share requires Windows XP or Vista operating systems and streams only photos or songs that are supported by Microsoft Media Player. Multiview: Channels/content available for viewing in Multiview are based on TV package and additional programming purchased.
AT&T U-verse received the highest numerical score among television service providers in the South and West in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2008-2009 Residential Television Service Satisfaction Studies(SM). 2009 study based on 28,118 total responses from measuring providers in the South (13) and West (10) regions and measures consumer satisfaction with television service. Proprietary study results are based on experiences and perceptions of consumers surveyed in January, March and June, 2009. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com
AT&T U-verse services are provided by AT&T local telephone companies.
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