Fox Partners with Shazam for 'Glee: The Concert Movie' Now Available on Blu-ray!

Posted Thu Dec 22, 2011 at 08:00 AM PST by

Experience your favorite stars, more performances, and GLEEful moments using Shazam!

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has teamed with Shazam® to present an industry first – the premiere of the first Shazam-enabled Blu-ray and DVD with the release of 'Glee: The Concert Movie' on December 20th.

'Glee: The Concert Movie' stars Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer, Dianna Agron, Darren Criss, Mark Salling, Naya Rivera, Heather Morris and the rest of the GLEE cast and is packed with new exciting never-before-seen and extended performances, clips of fans’ favorite characters, exclusive extras and more.

Fans watching 'Glee: The Concert Movie' on Blu-ray and DVD will see Shazam prompts on the screen alerting them to a Shazamable moment. Using their smartphones, fans can “tag” the movie when prompted to unlock exclusive content, including:

● Song lyrics in time with the music using the LyricPlay feature;
● Exclusive behind the scenes footage not seen in theaters;
● Exclusive photos of the cast; and,
● Trivia about one of FOX’s most popular shows
● Offers for Glee Seasons 1 and 2 on DVD as well as Glee merchandise

Every time people use Shazam while watching the movie, their tag will live on in their Tag List, giving them access to the extras that they can “snack on” anytime and anywhere, so they can be engaged with the movie even when they’re not near a TV! Additionally, with the Shazam Friends feature, they can share their finds with their Facebook friends.

“The Shazam App lets fans interact with 'Glee: The Concert Movie' in a way that’s never been done before,” said Mary Daily, Executive Vice President, Marketing for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. “Working with Shazam underscores our commitment to leverage technology innovations to deliver the very best entertainment experiences to fans.”

"Incorporating Shazam for TV into a DVD or Blu-Ray release is a perfect fit for what Shazam is known for – discovering more about entertainment,” said David Jones, Shazam’s Executive Vice President, Marketing. “For many years, people have been using Shazam to unlock information about the songs they love, so working with Fox Home Entertainment to give people a truly interactive experience with the 'Glee: The Concert Movie' DVD is a natural next step in the expansion of what people can do with the Shazam App on their mobile device.”

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Glee: The Concert Movie' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 20.

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Glee: The Concert Movie (Blu-ray)
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