This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

It's Christmas In April When NBC's 'Community' Goes Interactive With Zeebox This Thursday

Stocks in this article: SNE

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate Community's highly anticipated Christmas-themed "Intro to Knots" episode, NBC and Sony Pictures Television will partner with zeebox to offer viewers an interactive episode with a chance to win gifts when they watch Community live this Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 8 PM ET / 7 PM CT on NBC.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080424/LATH509LOGO)

Viewers will be able to play " Community zeetag Bingo" on their smartphones, tablets or laptop when watching Thursday's episode live.  After downloading the free zeebox application from zeebox.com, fans will be able to access a game board with nine expression-filled squares.  When one of the expressions is used by one of the Greendale gang, fans must click the corresponding box within 10 seconds to secure the winning square. To score a "Bingo" victory, you must have three squares in a row – horizontally, vertically or diagonally – by the time the show ends. To be eligible for win a gift, you must have a winning game board by the time the show ends, or be playing the game for the entire duration of the episode.

For the sweeps entry and chance to win Community's "Belated Christmas Gifts," all Bingo players must tweet out their bingo victory or loss using a pre-populated tweet with a unique hashtag. From the list of submitted entries, two winners will be selected to receive prize packs that will include a Sony 55" internet television, Sony Xperia Tablet and Sony X headphones.

In "Intro to Knots," Jeff ( Joel McHale) organizes a holiday gathering at his apartment but Annie (Alison Brie) secretly invites Professor Cornwallis (recurring guest star Malcolm McDowell), to get in his good graces.  When it becomes apparent that Professor Cornwallis intends to give them a bad grade on their joint History paper, the party atmosphere quickly deteriorates and the group takes decisive action. 

The critically hailed Community is a half-hour comedy about a tight-knit study group at Greendale Community College.  At the center of the group is Jeff Winger (McHale, The Soup), a fast-talking lawyer whose degree has been revoked.  With some help from his fellow classmates, Winger forms a study group who eventually learn more about themselves than their course work.  The series was created by Dan Harmon ( The Sarah Silverman Program) who serves as executive consultant.  Russ Krasnoff ( The Soloist) is executive producer, along with Gary Foster ( Sleepless in Seattle ), Moses Port and David Guarascio ( Happy Endings). Tristram Shapeero ( Nurse Jackie) is executive producer/director.  The series is a Krasnoff Foster Entertainment production, in association with Universal Television and Sony Pictures Television. 

For embeddable clips and full episodes from NBC shows, please visit NBC.com's official show site: http://www.nbc.com/community/

For artwork and a complete press kit from the show please visit the NBC Universal Media village website at http://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/

Please like us on Facebook   http://www.facebook.com/nbccommunity and follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/nbccommunity

About Sony Pictures Television

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 17,329.38 -87.47 -0.50%
S&P 500 2,003.64 -17.61 -0.87%
NASDAQ 4,653.0210 -30.3860 -0.65%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs