March 29, 2011 10:52 ET
BIGSTAR "Movies You Demand" App Now on Vizio, Samsung and PopBox Devices
Movie Streaming App Goes Live on PopBox, Vizio and Samsung Internet TVs
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - March 29, 2011) - Today, BIGSTAR (www.bigstar.tv), the social video on demand™ platform, announced the launch of "Movies You Demand," a premium application designed to stream movies from the BIGSTAR library, on Vizio and Samsung TV sets, as well as PopBox devices. The BIGSTAR "Movies You Demand" App is also featured on iPhone, iPad, Android-powered devices, and Roku Players.
Expanding upon the experience of watching movies on the BIGSTAR website, "Movies You Demand" is free to install, plays movies instantly with no downloads required, and features the ability to browse movie titles by genre, rating and spotlight, where BIGSTAR identifies some of their most popular movies.
"Launching 'Movies You Demand' on PopBox, and on Vizio and Samsung TVs through Yahoo! Widgets has been exciting for BIGSTAR," said BIGSTAR Chief Technology Officer, Erik Marum. "This expansion now brings the BIGSTAR experience directly to millions of TV screens around the world."
"Movies You Demand" can be found on Vizio and Samsung TVs in the Yahoo! Widgets Gallery and also in the PopBox Apps TV Movies section. With new, hard-to-get independent, foreign and documentary movies added daily, BIGSTAR offers a continually fresh selection for worldwide movie fans. Unlimited movie viewing is available for $4.99 a month with a BIGSTAR membership following a 30-day free trial. Members are granted instant access to stream thousands of movies from any of their Internet-connected devices, including: iPhone, iPad, MAC, PC, Linux, Android, Palm Web OS, Roku Players and more.
BIGSTAR, the social video on demand™ platform, provides an outlet for global audiences to get personalized movie recommendations from friends and watch titles instantly through a variety of Internet-connected devices. BIGSTAR fans discover new releases, hard-to-find festival favorites, and foreign movies by selecting titles they like. The BIGSTAR social engine recommends other movies for VOD consumption, while allowing undiscovered titles to be demanded. Fans have a proactive demand "queue" for movies -- driving movie demand that spreads virally over the social networks fed by BIGSTAR's fans. BIGSTAR offers movies across iPad, iPhone, Yahoo! Widgets, Google Android, Roku Players, Palm WebOS, Vizio TVs, Samsung TVs, PopBox players and many more.
For more information, visit www.bigstar.tv or call 888-67FILMS (888-673-4567).