[03/19/15 - 01:00 PM] Get in the Game with the First-Ever #IdolPredictions Challenge, Launching Tonight on AmericanIdol.com The #IdolPredictions game also allows fans to create their own leagues and invites family and friends to compete.
[via press release from FOX]
HOT FROM FOX...
DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO PREDICT THE WINNER OF
"AMERICAN IDOL XIV?"
GET IN THE GAME WITH THE FIRST-EVER #IDOLPREDICTIONS CHALLENGE, LAUNCHING TONIGHT ON AMERICANIDOL.COM
If you think you have an eye to spot talent, then AMERICAN IDOL XIV invites you to get involved in a brand-new way, with the #IdolPredictions game on AmericanIdol.com! The #IdolPredictions game tests IDOL fans' ability to successfully "judge" the Top 10 finalists on their talent, style and star presence.
Following the AMERICAN IDOL XIV Top 10 performance show tonight, Thursday, March 19 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), fans can earn points online by 1) correctly picking which finalists will move on to the next round, and 2) accurately ranking the finalists, based on who is most buzzed about on Twitter.
The #IdolPredictions game also allows fans to create their own leagues and invites family and friends to compete. Fans also may share their scores, ranks and leagues with other players on Twitter and Facebook.
Register now at www.americanidol.com/predictions. The first round, and all subsequent rounds, will begin 30 minutes after the broadcast (ET). If fans miss the opening round, they can join the game at any point throughout the competition. Each week, the Top Five players will be featured on the #IdolPredictions leaderboard.
To create this new IDOL fan experience, AMERICAN IDOL XIV reached out to its longtime partner, Omnigon, the digital consulting firm to FOX and other leaders in the sports, media and entertainment industries.
AMERICAN IDOL XIV is produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, a division of CORE Media Group. "Like" AMERICAN IDOL on Facebook at facebook.com/AmericanIdol. Follow the series on Twitter @AmericanIdol and join the discussion using #idol. See photos and videos on Instagram by following @AmericanIdol. All episodes of the current season of AMERICAN IDOL XIV are available on FOX NOW and Fox on Demand to subscribers of participating pay-TV services. To learn more about FOX NOW, please visit www.foxnow.com.
Omnigon is an award-winning digital consulting firm that delivers strategic, technical and creative solutions to leaders in the sports, media and entertainment industries. The Omnigon team is made up of technologists and artists, all of whom have a deep understanding of digital media and its impact on the lives of consumers. Omnigon is renowned for delivering its clients engaging, groundbreaking experiences and solutions that create real value for their sponsors and audiences. Core competencies include strategic consulting, development of social and mobile platforms, second-screen experiences and enterprise systems. Headquartered in New York with offices in Los Angeles, London, Toronto, Kiev and St. Petersburg, Omnigon's client roster includes PGA Tour, World Rugby, NASCAR, Manchester City F.C., National Football League, FOX Sports, WWE, USGA, Miami Heat, CONCACAF, Sporting News, Fox Broadcasting Company and Major League Baseball.