48 HOURS MYSTERY, TV'S MOST POPULAR TRUE-CRIME SERIES, LAUNCHES IPAD APP
Subscribe In App for Complete Access to 48 HOURS MYSTERY's Extensive Library of Full Video Episodes, Behind the Scenes, Photo Galleries, Community Interaction and Extra Video Clips
NEW YORK, September 21, 2011 - 48 HOURS MYSTERY, television's most popular true-crime series, is now available on the iPad. The new 48 HOURS MYSTERY app is free to download, giving fans easy access to preview videos and selected extra clips not seen on the broadcast. By purchasing an annual subscription for $4.99* through In-App Purchase, users get additional extensive access to 48 HOURS Mystery's captivating programming, including full video episodes from each week's show (available the same day as the broadcast), as well as stories dating all the way back to the 2005-2006 season, photos galleries, extra clips and a special sneak peek of upcoming shows.
"48 HOURS MYSTERY on your iPad offers real-life drama anytime, anyplace. Now living on your iPad, 48 HOURS MYSTERY shares behind the scenes with the correspondents and producers, lets you explore unique video extras and photo galleries, and connect with others who believe you need a superior brain to be a true crime fanatic. Our outreach online has been enormous, and the iPad will take us to another dimension. Who knows - maybe we can solve a crime or right a wrongful conviction. 48 HOURS MYSTERY is making a difference in the world of law and justice," said Susan Zirinsky, Executive Producer of 48 HOURS MYSTERY.
The 48 HOURS MYSTERY app's intuitive and easy-to-use design lets users search the current week's episode, access the vast library of past shows, and get a preview of upcoming shows. In addition, for the first time, CBS has integrated community directly into the mobile platform, so users can engage with other fans of the show and post comments about each episode without having to leave the app.
The 2011-2012 season of 48 HOURS MYSTERY begins on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 on the CBS Television Network. Fans can also get social, by following "48 HOURS MYSTERY" on Facebook and Twitter #48hours.
The 48 HOURS MYSTERY app for iPad is now available to download here from the App Store or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
*Subscriptions will renew automatically unless cancelled by the user prior to the renewal date. Within the app, go to the "More" section to learn how to cancel or manage your subscription.
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