Spearheaded by San Diego Wide Receiver Stevie Johnson, 2015 Program Expands to Include Carolina's Jonathan Stewart, Miami's Kenny Stills and Atlanta's Roddy White
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — VIZIO, Inc. today announced the launch of its 4th annual “TDs for TVs” professional football rewards campaign, which will expand to give fans and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) even more chances to win VIZIO Ultra HD TVs. Long-time brand ambassador and face of “TDs for TVs,” Stevie Johnson, has recruited additional wide receivers from teams across the league to participate. Each time San Diego’s Johnson, Carolina’s Jonathan Stewart, Miami’s Kenny Stills and Atlanta’s Roddy White score a touchdown, VIZIO will give back by awarding a 43″ M-Series 4K Ultra HD Smart TV to a lucky fan and the local Boys & Girls Club where the touchdown is scored. Fans can enter at VIZIO.com/TDsforTVs for their chance to win.
After spending the majority of his career with Buffalo, Johnson – a Bay Area native – is now calling San Diego home and is ready for a fresh, new season in Southern California. Driven to focus on the details, Johnson is a dedicated teammate with a strong commitment to excellence. A seventh round draft pick in the 2008 professional football draft, Johnson’s outstanding rookie season in Buffalo earned him the 2010 VIZIO Top Value Performer award as the player whose on-field performance most exceeded the value of his contract. For the fourth consecutive year, Johnson is teaming up with VIZIO to once again give back to fans and youth from coast-to-coast.
“Hard to believe I’m kicking off the fourth ‘TDs for TVs’ program with VIZIO. To make this year better than ever, I’m looking forward to a few guys from across the league joining me in giving back this season,” said Johnson. “My fans have been great, showing me so much love and support through the years, and I’m grateful for the warm welcome to San Diego. This season will hopefully be full of a lot of touchdowns. With help from Jonathan, Kenny and Roddy, we will be giving back to fans and Boys & Girls Clubs across the country like never before.”
A favorite hangout for Johnson growing up in the Bay Area and now his charity of choice, Boys & Girls Clubs provide kids and teens ages 6-18 with a safe place to spend time during out-of-school hours and the summer as an alternative to the streets or being home alone. With nearly 4,000 Clubs across America as well as on U.S. military installations worldwide, children are afforded opportunities to build new skills that raise each child’s belief that he or she can succeed and receive recognition for personal accomplishments. Under the guidance of caring youth development professionals, kids get the chance to play, have fun, laugh and learn.
“We’re grateful to VIZIO, Stevie, Jonathan, Kenny and Roddy for thinking of Boys & Girls Clubs of America in this fun and generous opportunity,'” said Frank Sanchez, National Vice President, Sports, Entertainment and Alumni Development, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “With even more players involved this year, multiple Boys & Girls Clubs across the country will have the chance to benefit each week from VIZIO technology. Educating and entertaining kids and teens is a focus of Clubs nationwide, and the VIZIO Smart TVs will be put to good use.”
To enter “TDs for TVs,” fans can visit www.VIZIO.com/TDsForTVs. For other great chances to win from Stevie and VIZIO throughout the season and beyond, fans can sign-up for VIZIO Fandemonium – a unique online rewards program designed for loyal fans from all types of passion points – including sports, music, movies, games and more. VIZIO Fandemonium allows enthusiasts to earn points redeemable for prizes and experiences from VIZIO and other top brands.
“VIZIO is excited for this year’s expanded ‘TDs for TVs’ program with Jonathan, Kenny and Roddy all joining Stevie to give back to fans and Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide,” said Lily Knowles, Vice President Product Marketing, VIZIO. “The ‘TDs for TVs’ program gives VIZIO fans and football loyalists the unique opportunity to cheer on their teams while also wining VIZIO 4K Ultra HD TVs throughout the season. We wish all the guys best of luck.”
Serving as the ideal living room or Man Cave fixture for die-hard football fans, the M-Series Ultra HD Smart TV collection features the latest technologies, and four times the resolution of 1080p Full HD, offering sports fans incredibly rich picture quality on an Ultra HD scale. Recipient of the 2015 Editors’ Choice award from Reviewed.com1, and the highest rated 4K Ultra HD TV on CNET.com2, the VIZIO M-Series Ultra HD Smart TV collection also features VIZIO’s Spatial Scaling Engine™, accurately and beautifully transforming 1080p entertainment into spectacular Ultra HD. Local dimming technology allows for Full-Array LED backlighting with up to 32 Active LED Zones. These enhancements offer better light uniformity for a more vibrant, beautiful picture, generating deeper black levels and higher contrast, perfect for watching the big game.
To enter “TDs for TVs” visit VIZIO.com/TDsForTVs and to register for VIZIO Fandemonium to begin earning points, check out www.VIZIOFanZone.com.
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