SportsGrid Network launches on VIZIO SmartCast®TVs

SportsGrid Network launches on VIZIO SmartCast®TVs

NEW YORK, November 4, 2020 —SportsGrid, the nation’s first and only 24-hour streaming network dedicated to the sports wagering audience, will launch today on the VIZIO SmartCast™ 24-hour streaming TV platform, adding to VIZIO’s extensive channel line-up offering more news, entertainment, lifestyle, DIY, sports, comedy, and music to millions of viewers across America as they seek access to information and more content. VIZIO, Inc. is the #1 American-based TV brand [1] and #1 sound bar brand in America [2].

The SportsGrid Network’s exclusive live and original program schedule features a team of on-air personalities, expert hosts, and guest analysts. The Network streams live from the state-of-the-art television production facilities located in New York City adjacent to Madison Square Garden and at the Meadowlands

inside the FanDuel Sportsbook. SportsGrid’s real-time reporting includes the daily odds, matchups, injury reports, news and more across the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, College sports, Golf, Tennis and Soccer.

The all original SportsGrid line-up is anchored by the weekday primetime program “In Game Live”. Every night, SportsGrid’s flagship program defines the sports wagering genre with the live coverage and analysis of in-play breaking news, point spreads, odds, and the line movement across all major sports. “In-Game Live” focuses on the popularity and emergence of in-play wagering identifying game-specific odds and lines opportunities. The network’s insightful expert commentary combined with the new exclusive real-time graphical overlay called “The EDGE” alerts the sports wagering audience with time sensitive actionable opportunities throughout the evening. There may only be a matter of a few seconds to take advantage of the point spreads, moneylines, and odds with real time in-play wagers.

The network’s pre-game programs feature “Ferrall Coast to Coast” (M-F 4-6 PM ET) hosted by the legendary Scott Ferrall followed by “Game Time Decisions” (M-F 7-8 PM ET) with Gabe Morency and Cam Stewart. “Ferrall Coast to Coast” previews the upcoming primetime schedule of live games and special events going over the lines, totals, and props, providing the audience with the “edge”. “Game Time Decisions” reviews last-minute breaking news, real-time data and intelligence, with expert commentary and analysis.

“We are extremely pleased to provide the millions of VIZIO SmartCast TV users access to the SportsGrid

Network’s programming. SportsGrid delivers exciting and compelling content that will entertain and inform our viewers 24/7. We value our relationship with VIZIO and look forward to engaging the massive sports audience with our comprehensive live sports wagering coverage.” said Lou Maione, Founder and President of SportsGrid.

VIZIO’s SmartCast experience is faster and more responsive, with more free channels and popular apps built- in, and wireless streaming features for the ultimate smart home experience. With over 200 free channels, VIZIO SmartCast lets you enjoy news, sports, TV shows and more. No fees, logins or subscriptions required to enjoy the entertainment experience.

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[1] Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Weekly Retail Tracking Service, LCD TV, Based on units, Jan. 6, 2019 – Nov. 30, 2019 combined.

[2] Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Weekly Retail Tracking Service, Based on Units, Dec. 24, 2017 – Feb. 15, 2020 combined.

About VIZIO

VIZIO, the #1 American-based TV brand [3] and #1 Sound Bar Brand [4] in America, delivers innovative entertainment solutions and value for millions of connected consumers. Formed in 2002 and quickly established as a daring leader, VIZIO has built a portfolio of industry-leading products that provide brilliant, awe-inspiring experiences while incorporating seamlessly with the smart home. The company designs a collection of televisions, sound bars, and the SmartCast smart TV platform with the consumer’s desires in mind, and has been rated America’s Fastest Growing TV Brand with Quantum Dot [5] and America’s Fastest Growing Sound Bar Brand with Dolby Atmos [6] VIZIO product leadership is consistently highlighted by industry reviews and awards, and most recently received 30 Best of CES 2020 accolades.

About SportsGrid

SportsGrid, the authority on sports wagering and daily fantasy, is a digital-first linear video network streaming exclusive live original programming. The network provides extensive sports daily fantasy and gaming coverage of all the major sports leagues and special events. SportsGrid statistics and data sourced from Sportradar enables the network to integrate real-time delivery of player and team news, data, odds, statistics, and betting intelligence across the programming on the schedule. SportsGrid is the multimedia destination to serve the massive sports wagering audience with the unrivaled best of breed programming, data, and analysis.

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[3] Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Weekly Retail Tracking Service, LCD TV, Based on units, Jan. 6, 2019 – Nov. 30, 2019 combined.

[4] Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Weekly Retail Tracking Service, Based on Units, Dec. 24, 2017 – Feb. 15, 2020 combined.

[5] Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Weekly Retail Tracking Service, LCD TV, Quantum dots included, Based on units, Jan. 6, 2019 – Nov. 30, 2019 vs. Dec. 31, 2017 – Nov. 24, 2018 combined.

[6] Source: The NPD Group, Inc., U.S. Weekly Retail Tracking Service, Sound Bars, Dolby Atmos, Jan. 6, 2019 – Sep. 28, 2019 vs Dec. 31, 2017 – Sep. 22, 2018 combined.