MOVIETICKETS.COM AND CLEARVIEW CINEMAS CONTINUE TO CLICK --COMPANIES SIGN MULTI-YEAR ONLINE TICKETING EXTENSION AGREEMENT
MovieTickets.com Continues to Lead Industry with Nearly 90 Exhibitor Partners
(Los Angeles, CA –March 6, 2007) – Through a partnership with Clearview Cinemas, MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the world’s most powerful online movie ticketing provider, has strengthened its position in the high volume New York region. MovieTickets.com has also announced that it now represents nearly 90 theater chains, almost four times that of its nearest competitor.
With the multi-year extension agreement with Clearview Cinemas, a New Jersey-based movie exhibitor and subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation, MovieTickets.com becomes the exhibitor’s exclusive online movie ticketing partner. MovieTickets.com will continue to provide inventory and commerce services for Clearview’s 52 theatres, which are located primarily in the New York DMA. In addition to this highly-trafficked partner, MovieTickets.com services more than half of the top-grossing screens in North America, including many of the highest performers nationwide.
“Clearview Cinemas exhibits to one of the most densely populated areas of the U.S., with moviegoers who demand ease and reliability when purchasing their tickets,” said Joel Cohen, Vice President Business Development, MovieTickets.com. “We are pleased to extend our partnership with Clearview, and will continue to provide this valuable audience with exceptional ticketing services.”
Clearview Cinemas will also have visibility via MovieTickets.com's prominent affiliates which represent some of the most highly trafficked sites on the Web, and cover a significant percentage of the Internet population.
MovieTickets.com exhibitors currently include:
Academy 8 Theaters, Access Digital Theatres, All Star Entertainment, AMC Theatres, Amherst Cinema Art Center, Arena Grand Theatre, Ashbrie Cinemas, Atlantic Theaters, Atlas Cinemas, 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, Cleveland Cinemas, Consolidated Theatres, Cornelius Cinemas, Crown Theatres, Dickinson Theatres, Drexel Theatres, Eastern Shores, Emagine Entertainment, Entertainment Retail (Hollywood Hits), Famous Players, Film Forum, Fine Arts Theatre - Beverly Hills, Fox Bay Cinema Grill, Foxmoor Movies, Greater Huntington Theatres, Greenville Cinemas, Hallett Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, HLB Entertainment, Hollywood Cinema 9, Hollywood Premier Cinemas, IFC Center, Kew Gardens (Cobble Hill), Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Landmark Theatres, M Park 4, Main Street Cinemas, Malco Theatres, Mann Theatres, Marcus Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, Metropolitan Theatres, MJR Theatres, MnM Theatres, MovieMax Theatres, Narberth Theatre, National Amusements, Nelsonville Movies 10, Oasis Cinema, Omniplex Theatre Group, O'Neil Theatres, Pacific Theatres, Paris Theater, Penn Cinema, Phoenix Theatres (MI), Phoenix Theatres (TN), Pickwick Theatres, Premiere Cinemas, Rave Motion Pictures, Reading Cinemas USA (City Cinemas), Rio Entertainment, Ritz Theatres, Riviera Cinemas, Roxy Theatres, Santikos Theaters, Sayville Theatre, Sea Turtle Cinemas, Silver Screen Cinemas, Spotlight Theatres, Studio Movie Grill, Sunrise Cinemas, Tango Theaters, Trans-Lux Cinemas, UltraStar Cinemas, Watson Theatre, Wellfleet Cinemas, and Westates Theatres.
MovieTickets.com, (www.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.
About Clearview Cinemas
A subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation since 1998, Clearview Cinemas was formed in 1994 and currently operates 52 movie theatres with 258 screens in the New York metropolitan area, including the famous Ziegfeld Theatre in New York City. Clearview Cinemas operates theatres in New Jersey, Manhattan, Westchester, Rockland County, Long Island and Pennsylvania. More information can be found at www.clearviewcinemas.com.
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