E! Online is ready for the Oscars – are you?
In the spirit of glam and plastic surgery, support for the Oscars has come to E! Entertainment’s popular E! Online iPhone app. Version 1.1.1 gives fans new and interactive ways to engage their favourite stars and gossip with that special Oscar flare. Remember to suss your Oscars for a chance to win 1$ Million dollars thanks to Bite Interactive’s Red Carpet.
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Just in time for the Academy Awards, E! Entertainment today relaunched their popular E! Online mobile application for the iPhone, iPod touch and Android phones with a full set of new interactive features deigned to give fans up close and personal access during the 2010 awards season. The E! Online mobile app will bring viewers unparalleled coverage from the Academy Awards on Sunday, March 7, as well as leading up to the big event and in the days that follow.
Los Angeles, CA – E! Entertainment, the global leader for celebrity and entertainment news and information, today announces the relaunch of its popular E! Online mobile app for the iPhone and Android platforms. In addition to a “facelift” and EVEN more engaging video content, the app now features the network’s signature “E! Talk Box”, which allows users to record their own video submissions for possible inclusion on E! and/or E! Online.
The E! Online mobile app will also bring viewers unparalleled coverage from the Academy Awards on Sunday, March 7, as well as leading up to the big event and in the days that follow, including news story updates directly from the red carpet, Fashion Police photos and exclusive video clips. As part of the app update, a new carousel navigation menu above the news section highlights the award season coverage with special video content and a new “Live from the Red Carpet” section.
Since its release in May 2009, the E! Online mobile application has been the go-to source for everything entertainment news and pop culture-related. Over 1.4 million iPhone and Android users enjoy the app on a regular basis, garnering 54 million page views and 1.3 million video views in January alone.
The new “E! Talk Box” feature adds a unique interactive twist to the application. For the first time, users can record their own video commentary (on supported handsets) on hot topics and celebrity headlines and submit them directly to E! where a few selected video responses will be featured on the air and online.
“With this relaunch, we’re taking the E! Online app to the next level in terms of both content and interactivity,” said John Najarian, Executive Vice President, Digital Media and Business Development, Comcast Entertainment Group, “E! fans are passionate when it comes to their favorite celebrities and the E! Talk Box feature allows them to be heard loud and clear anywhere, anytime with a chance to end up on our air.”
Additional features in the E! Online App include:
* Download full episodes of the hottest E! shows like The Soup, The Girls Next Door and Keeping Up with the Kardashians
* Keep up with the E! Online movie reviews and bloggers like Watch with Kristin and Ted Casablanca’s Awful Truth
* Keep tabs on your favorite celebrities by creating your own celeb list – E! Online will deliver all the news from those celebs directly to your phone
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 1.2 MB
Pricing and Availability:
The E! Online mobile app is available now on iTunes and in the Android Marketplace as a free download. For more information visit E! Online under the mobile category.
The very best of E! Online is available for your iPhone or iPod Touch!
It’s never been easier to access the breaking entertainment news, photos and videos that you can’t live without. Stay connected with up-to-the minute E! News Now videos and catch clips or easily download full episodes from iTunes of your favorite E! shows like The Soup, The Girls Next Door, Chelsea Lately and Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
And with the all new Talk Box feature youâ€™ll have the chance to send us video with your comments on pop culture. Every week, there will be a new question for you to sound off on. Simply record yourself answering the question, email it to us, and if youâ€™ve got the best response, you might just make it onto E! News.
You can also use our exclusive “My Celebs” feature to create a personalized news page to follow your favorite stars. Get the latest scoop from your favorite E! Online blogs like Watch With Kristin and The Awful Truth and flip through hundreds of celeb pics in photo galleries like The Big Picture and Fashion Police. You can even share articles and videos by sending to a friend!
With the free E! app, the best in entertainment is ALWAYS at your fingertips!
With the all new E! Talk Box feature you’ll have the chance to send us video with your comments on pop culture. Every week, there will be a new question for you to sound off on. Simply record yourself answering the question, email it to us, and if you’ve got the best response, you might just make it onto E! News.
Stay connected with up-to-the-minute E! News Now videos and catch clips or easily download full episodes from iTunes of your favorite E! shows like The Soup, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Chelsea Lately, and The Girls Next Door.
Version 1.1.1 also includes an important bug fix to the previous update.
With the free E! Online app, the best in entertainment is ALWAYS at your fingertips!