This Saturday, April 11th, STRIKEFORCE: SHAMROCK vs. DIAZ will air live on the premium cable channel, SHOWTIME beginning at 10pm ET. In addition to the live television broadcast, PRO MMA (promma.info) was notified Tuesday, SHOWTIME will also offer a new interactive online experience entitled, “‘Strikeforce: All Access.”
MMA fans can purchase a live webcast of STRIKEFORCE: SHAMROCK vs. DIAZ which will air simultaneously with the live SHOWTIME telecast. The online “All-Access” experience will allow users to control their own viewing experience through five camera angles allowing participants to view the fight from any angle they choose at any time.
Want to see that knockout again or see if the referee made the right call? Users will be able to pause and rewind the action on demand.
Anyone who purchases ‘Strikeforce: All Access’ for $24.95 not only gets full control of their viewing options, but will also be able to interact with other users, share photos, and even download the fighter’s walk-out music via links to iTunes. There will also be a live Facebook Connect application available.
SHOWTIME Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sports and Event Programming, Ken Hershman said,
“By and large, the core fight fans watching MMA on SHOWTIME are among the most technologically savvy of all viewers. We are proud to offer this enhanced experience to an audience that will embrace the opportunity to control the content and interact with one another during the live show. Strikeforce: All Access puts you in the driver seat.”
To order “Strikeforce: All Access” go to www.strikeforce.sho.com.
By: Jack Bratcher