TBS’ Just For Laughs festival launches mobile app

By | May 28, 2010 at 11:41 am | No comments | News | Tags: , , ,

Just For LaughsTBS’ Just For Laughs Chicago Festival has just hatched a tech-savvy new method of keeping fans abreast of the latest fest developments. This year’s festival program will be available in the form of a mobile app.

Show schedules, lineups, comic bios, videos and more will be available on iPhones and Androids.

“Festivals provide a great opportunity to reach fans directly, and one of the best new ways to build that connection is through the power of mobile,” said Dennis Adamovich, senior vice president of brand and digital activation for TBS.

“Through our free apps, we’ll provide Festival attendees with all the information they need at the touch of a finger, helping to make their entire Festival experience richer.”

The list of features on the app include the following:

  • Shows Descriptions
  • Festival Schedule
  • Comic Bios
  • Venue Information
  • Ticket-Purchase Information
  • Festival Maps
  • Photo Galleries
  • Video Clips
  • TBS TV Schedule
  • TBS Festival Newsletter Signup
  • Live Festival Blogs
  • Facebook & Twitter Extensions
  • Frequently Asked Questions

You can grab the app at iTunes, Google’s Android market and the festival site on June 1. What do you think, comedy loving mobile users? Is this something you’d be into?

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