Posts Tagged ‘Holiday’

JTV Launches ‘Let It Glow’ Holiday Campaign

November 12, 2015

We gave you QVC’s Christmas plans, so we’re giving you those of Jewelry Television, which came out when we were on vaca.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Jewelry Television® (JTV), the only shopping network focused exclusively on the sale of fine jewelry and gemstones, announced the launch of its national Let It Glow holiday campaign. The promotion features JTV’s 2015 holiday collection, gift giving ideas and the chance to win a romantic Alaskan cruise getaway for two.

Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here:

JTV’s Let It Glow campaign runs now through Dec. 25, with special event pricing on some of the season’s hottest jewelry trends including negative space rings, gemstone brooches, statement necklaces and more. Check out more details in the gift guide.

“The holidays are the perfect time to treat yourself and a loved one to a sparkling new piece of jewelry to be treasured for years to come,” said Jill Johnson, vice president of marketing at JTV. “We want to share the JTV holiday spirit by offering special holiday pricing and the chance to win the trip of a lifetime.”

The centerpiece of the campaign is the Season To Glow Sweepstakes. The grand prize includes seven nights on an Alaskan cruise, two nights in Seattle, Wash., and $1,000 cash. JTV will also award $250 JTV shopping sprees to 10 weekly winners. Enter the sweepstakes by visiting Entrants may register to win once daily through Dec. 31, 2015.

“There’s no need to leave the comfort of your own home to shop this holiday season,” said Johnson. “With more than 30,000 items to choose from on our broadcast and website, we bring the joy of holiday shopping directly to you.”

QVC Announces Its Black Friday, Holiday Offerings

November 6, 2015

QVC unveiled its Black Friday and holiday plans Thursday.

Here they are:

QVC Inspires And Delights This Holiday Season With More Must-Have Gifts, Special Deals, And Festive Entertaining Ideas

“Find What You Love, Love What You Find” on TV, at and on QVC’s Mobile and Tablet Apps

WEST CHESTER, Pa., Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — QVC, the global leader in video and ecommerce retail, is the ultimate gift destination this holiday season, offering a curated assortment of new and unique gift ideas, based on the season’s must-have trends and classic finds. With expanded holiday programming, special events and video content providing entertainment and decor inspiration and tips, customers can celebrate the spirit of the holidays with QVC all season long.

Shoppers will find gift inspiration in hot categories like health and fitness, beauty devices, kitchen electrics and gadgets, cold weather apparel and accessories, holiday desserts and treats, and practical items with flair. With easily “giftable” items like pre-boxed, ready-to-give products, break-apart gift sets and bundles, QVC enables stress-free gift giving for everyone on a shopper’s list. To add extra joy to holiday activities, customers can tune in for home decorating, entertaining and cooking ideas, and how-tos from QVC hosts and personalities on air, online and across social platforms throughout the season.

“This season, we’re excited to bring you inspiring ways to make your holiday entertaining and festivities easy and fun, along with gift ideas from great brands, all at great values,” said Ken O’Brien, senior vice president of merchandising, QVC. “With more gift programming, special events, curated gift lists and holiday content than any year prior, come visit QVC to be delighted and discover what’s new all season long!”

The Best Black Friday Yet!

The season’s biggest shopping day just got bigger, with a full month of programming dedicated to making holiday shopping more fun and affordable. Customers can shop for the brands topping their lists, and keep checking back on air and online for special surprises they won’t want to miss! Black Friday programming will include:

Our Best Black Friday™ – A Month of Holiday Deals – Throughout the month of November, QVC will have special offers on all gifts featured on-air during select shows. Customers can also visit and QVC apps to access all Best Black Friday special offers.

Countdown to Christmas® – On November 6, 13, and 20, QVC will have some of the best in beauty, jewelry, fashion and accessories, food, decor and more on air, online and on the QVC apps.

Our Best Black Friday™ Sale – From midnight ET on Thanksgiving Day to 11:59 p.m. ET on Cyber Monday, QVC’s Today’s Special Value® items can be purchased with free standard shipping and handling, offering shoppers added savings.

Exciting Launches and New Collections!

Just in time for the holidays, iconic women’s wear brand Halston debuted its H by Halston collection of sophisticated and stylish designs for today’s modern woman exclusively on QVC. The collection features chic apparel, including luxurious knits, pants, dresses and jumpsuits. Accessories and footwear complete the look, with leather bucket bags, sophisticated pumps and classic boots. Ranging in price from approximately $30 to $330, these items are perfect for the fashionista on a holiday shopping list.

Also new this holiday season, Internet teen sensation Bethany Mota debuted her signature collection of laid-back, effortlessly cool fashion clothing, Bethany Mota, on QVC on October 5. Designed in partnership with Aeropostale, the apparel and accessories line includes stylish holiday-themed sweaters, leggings, pajamas, hats and scarves, perfect for gifting at just under $50.

Ahead of its big-screen debut, QVC celebrated The Peanuts Movie with special programming on October 30. An assortment of Peanuts collectibles, officially licensed toys, and more of Charles Schulz’s beloved characters, are available on, while supplies last.

Ellen DeGeneres is back for her second holiday season, bringing along her unique style and design sense with ED On Air, her seasonal collection created especially for QVC. Customers can tune in on November 13 at 9 p.m. ET to watch Ellen be “AnimatED. UnscriptED. UnexpectED” and shop from her festive selection of decorative accents, gift ideas, holiday trim and entertaining items.

Festive Events and Inspiration All Season Long!

To keep customers inspired throughout the season, QVC’s one-of-a-kind holiday programming will feature our celebrated hosts and special celebrity partners sharing their favorite gift ideas and holiday entertaining tips:

David Venable of In the Kitchen with David® will help fellow foodies prep for the best of holiday cooking with slow cooker recipes, ideas for make-ahead meals and inspiration for the ultimate Thanksgiving feast.

Jill Bauer of Holidays with Jill Bauer® will share simple yet elegant ideas and inspiration for decorating this season as well as thoughtful gifts for every budget. will feature an interactive Gift Guide™ showcasing gifting recommendations, do-it-yourself projects, ideas for entertaining and last minute holiday “hacks.” Within the guide, customers can watch videos with quick and helpful how-tos, such as how to make the perfect gingerbread house or ideas for hosting a holiday brunch.

Expanded Variety of New Must-Haves and Classic Favorites!
Customers will discover a greater assortment of new items sure to be on everyone’s wish lists, like Star Wars collectibles, personal care and fitness gadgets, gaming bundles and more. Products from favorite QVC brands will also be featured, like Isaac Mizrahi’s ultra-luxe cashmere sweaters, Cuddlduds’ fashionable loungewear, premium leather goods from Dooney & Bourke, and beauty bundles from popular brands like bareMinerals®, Josie Maran and tarte.

Customers can shop with confidence with QVC’s extended return policy. Gifts purchased between now and December 23, 2015 at noon ET may be returned for a refund of the purchase price, minus the original shipping and handling and return label fee, until January 31, 2016.

New Digital Features!

New for 2015, QVC customers can find gift inspiration directly through the QVC for Apple TV® app, where they can make purchases with just a click of their remote, and the QVC for Apple Watch® app, where they can browse items, see the item currently on air and view QVC’s daily deal – the Today’s Special Value® – with a glance at their wrist. QVC has also introduced new mobile features, including a more easy-to-navigate design, offering a streamlined experience across platforms, and a “buy button” that allows for effortless shopping with the tap of a finger.

In addition to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, customers can now engage with QVC on Snapchat for a more interactive experience. Users can follow QVCSnaps for the latest deals and holiday promotions.

Mary J. Blige To Perform Live From Vegas For HSN Sunday

November 14, 2013

Once again, here’s something we already gave you the scoop on — singer Mary J. Blige returning to HSN for a live concert — but here is the press release the home shopping network put out on it Wednesday.

Nine Time Grammy Award(R) Winner, Mary J. Blige Brings Holiday Cheer To HSN With Special HSN Live Concert November 17th

— Mary J. Blige will Perform Seasonal Favorites from her First-Ever Christmas Album A Mary Christmas as Part of the Entertainment Retailer’s Holiday Programming —
— Mary J. Blige Fans Can Now Order an Exclusive CD Bundle with 6 Bonus Digital Downloads of Some of Mary’s Greatest Hits on —

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — On Sunday, November 17th, leading entertainment retailer HSN will ring in the holiday season with the HSN Live Mary J. Blige Christmas Special presented by The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas. Nine-time GRAMMY Award winner Blige will perform tracks from her first ever holiday album A Mary Christmas, during a special one-hour performance across all of HSN’s platforms including TV, online and mobile. HSN veteran and the album’s producer David Foster will perform with Mary onstage in support of her new album.


Mary J. Blige is the latest artist to join the HSN Live concert series, which has featured other successful launches from some of the biggest names in music including Rod Stewart, Tony Bennett and Josh Groban.

“Working with the legendary David Foster to bring this project to life has been an amazing experience and I’m proud of what we have achieved together,” said Blige. “I’m excited to have David join me for my return to the HSN Live stage and look forward to singing these wonderful songs for my many HSN fans.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Mary J. Blige back to the HSN Live stage,” said Andy Sheldon, Chief Creative Officer for HSNi and General Manager of HSN Productions. “Through her fragrance and former album releases on HSN, we’ve seen how engaged and loyal Mary’s fans are and look forward to another successful concert in conjunction with her first holiday album.”

Blige has sold more than 50 million albums. Among her many accolades, Blige can claim eight multi-platinum albums, nine GRAMMY Awards (she has been nominated for a staggering 29) and four American Music Awards.

HSN’s exclusive CD bundle ($13.95) feature A Mary Christmas and 6 bonus digital downloads of some of her greatest hits. The individual A Mary Christmas CD is also available for $11.95. Both are currently available across all of HSN’s platforms including TV, online and via mobile.

Track List:

Little Drummer Boy
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
My Favorite Things
This Christmas
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Rudolph, The Red-nosed Reindeer
When You Wish Upon a Star (featuring Barbra Streisand & Chris Botti)
Mary, Did You Know
Do You Hear What I Hear? (featuring Jessie J.)
Petit Papa Noel
The First Noel (featuring The Clark Sisters)
Noche De Paz (Silent Night) (featuring Marc Anthony]

Bonus Digital Download Track List:

Be Without You
Family Affair
Mr. Wrong
Real Love
No More Drama