MOVIETICKETS.COM OFFERING MOVIE INFORMATION VIA PODCASTS
(Los Angeles, CA - October 20, 2005) – MovieTickets.com, the most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, has deployed technology that allows consumers to download free MP3 audio versions of movie synopses, and receive alerts when new summaries are available. The MovieTickets.com podcasting feature launched today.
Through the podcasting feature, moviegoers can either listen to podcasts while visiting MovieTickets.com, or save the files and listen to them at a later date. Users can also subscribe to the MovieTickets.com podcast and automatically download files to podcast software as they become available. The new podcast functionality underscores MovieTickets.com’s commitment to delivering consumers with the latest technology and conveniences available for movie information and ticketing services.
“MovieTickets.com integrated the new podcasting feature into our site so moviegoers have another fun, engaging way to access movie information prior to making ticketing decisions,” said Joel Cohen, vice president, business development, MovieTickets.com. “Podcasting has quickly become prominent among Internet users, so we feel the new option will benefit consumers as we continue to adopt and deploy new features that make MovieTickets.com simple and convenient to use.”
MovieTickets.com exhibitors currently include:
All Star Entertainment, AMC Theatres, Ashbrie Cinemas, Atlantic Theaters, Atlas Cinemas, Baederwood Movie Theatre Co., Brooklyn Academy of Music, Bryn Mawr Movie Theatre Co., Camera Cinemas, Celebrity Theatres, Channelside Cinemas, Cinema Centers, Cinema Four-Quad, Cinemagic Movies, Cinemall, Classic Cinemas, Clearview Cinemas, Consolidated Theatres, Cornelius Cinemas, Crown Theatres, Dickinson Theatres, Eastern Shores, Entertainment Retail (Hollywood Hits), Famous Players, Film Forum, Greater Huntington Theatres, Greenville Cinemas, Hallett Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, Hollywood Premier Cinemas, Hoyts Cinemas, Kew Gardens (Cobble Hill), Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Landmark Theatres, Malco Theatres, Mann Theatres, Marco Movies, Marcus Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, Metropolitan Theatres, Narberth Theatre, National Amusements, New York 1 & 2, O'Neil Theatres, Pacific Theatres, Paris Theater, Pavilion Theatre, Phoenix Theatres, Rave Motion Pictures, Reading Cinemas USA (City Cinemas), Ritz Theatres, Riviera Cinemas, Rocky Mountain Cinemas, Roxy Theatres, Santikos Theaters, Sayville Theatre, Spotlight Theatres, UltraStar Cinemas, Watson Theatre, and Westates Theatres.
MovieTickets.com, the most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, provides consumers with the ease of a virtual box office from the convenience of their home or office. Formed in spring 2000, MovieTickets.com is a joint venture between AMC Entertainment, Hollywood Media Corp. (NASDAQ: HOLL), National Amusements, Famous Players, Marcus Theatres (NYSE:MCS), Viacom (NYSE: VIA), and America Online, and leverages the collective exhibitor expertise to deliver consumers a premium movie ticketing experience. MovieTickets.com enables consumers to buy tickets online for movie screens across the United States and Canada, and in the U.K. Its elite collection of partner theaters consistently represents over 50% of the top 50 and over 50% of the top 100 grossing theaters in North America on any given weekend.
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