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MOVIETICKETS.COM ANNOUNCES ONLINE TICKETING PARTNERSHIP WITH B&B THEATRES
(Los Angeles, CA – March 11, 2008) – MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the world’s most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, today announced a partnership with B&B Theatres, a family-owned and operated company overseeing 202 screens in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.
“We’re pleased to announce the addition of B&B Theatres to our growing list of prominent exhibitors, as the continued expansion of our program into new metro markets further solidifies the value of our service,” said Joel Cohen, executive vice president and general manager, MovieTickets.com. “We are excited to work with B&B and look forward to offering our various ticketing platforms in the markets they currently service.”
B&B Theatres will benefit from the increased exposure and ability to sell their movie tickets through the prominent affiliate program that MovieTickets.com operates, which includes some of the most highly trafficked sites on the Web. The movie ticketing inventory that MovieTickets.com represents reaches a significant percentage of the entire Internet population through exclusive relationships with the Web’s most well-known portals and movie-related destinations. MovieTickets.com is actively extending the visibility of its exhibitors’ inventory, as evidenced by the recent release of a new mobile application, located at mobile.movietickets.com.
B&B Theatres, in business since 1924, is the 26th largest theater company in the nation. President Robert Bagby said the company was eager to bring advanced technology in ticket services to its loyal customers.
“Our mission has always been to provide entertainment solutions that, like our relationship with our customers, continue to grow and evolve,” Bagby said. “Our partnership with MovieTickets.com, which brings the most advanced online ticketing technology directly to our customers, speaks to this mission.”
MovieTickets.com exhibitors currently include:
Academy 8 Theaters (P & G Theaters), Access Digital Theatres, All Star Entertainment, AMC Theatres, Amherst Cinema Art Center, Arena Grand Theatre (Columbus Hospitality), Ashbrie Cinemas, Atlantic Theaters (Movies at Midway), Atlas Cinemas, B&B Theaters, Bank Street Theatre, Bowtie Cinemas, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Bryn Mawr Movie Theatre Co., Camera Cinemas, Celebrity Theatres, Channelside Cinemas, Cinema Centers, Cinema Four-Quad (Quad Cinema), Cinemagic Movies, Cinemagic Theatres (MN), Cinemall, Cineplex Odeon, Classic Cinemas, Clearview Cinemas, Cleveland Cinemas, Consolidated Theatres, Cornelius Cinemas, Dickinson Theatres, Dipson Theatres, Discovery Theater, Drexel Theatres, Eastern Shores (O’Neil Theaters NE), Emagine Entertainment (Cinema Hollywood), Entertainment Retail (Hollywood Hits), Elvis Cinemas, Eveningstar Cinema, Famous Players, Film Forum, Fine Arts Theatre - Beverly Hills, Fox Bay Cinema Grill, Foxmoor Movies, Frank Theaters, Funasia Theaters, Galaxy Cinemas (Canada), Galaxy Cinemas (GA), Galaxy Cinemas (NC), Greater Huntington Theatres, Greenville Cinemas (Camelot Cinemas), Hallett Cinemas, Harkins Theatres, Harrisonville Cinema, HLB Entertainment (Palace 9, Majestic 10), Hollywood Cinema 9, Hollywood Premier Cinemas, Howell Theater, IFC Center, Jarvis Conservatory, Kew Gardens (and Cobble Hill) Krikorian Premiere Theatres, Landmark Theatres (and Ritz Theatres), M Park 4, Main Street Cinemas, Malco Theatres, Mann Theatres , Marcus Theatres, Marquee Cinemas, Metropolitan Theatres, Mission Grove Theaters, MJR Theatres, MnM Theatres, Movie Tavern, MovieMax Theatres, NAOS Entertainment, Narberth Theatre, National Amusements, Nelsonville Movies 10, North American Cinema, Oasis Cinema, Omniplex Theatre Group, O'Neil Theatres (Louisiana), Pacific Theatres, Paris Theater, Penn Cinema, Phoenix Theatres (MI), Phoenix Theatres (TN), Pickwick Theatres, Premiere Cinemas, Quarry Cinemas, Rail Road Square Cinema, Rave Motion Pictures, Reading Cinemas USA (City Cinemas, Angelika), Regency 8 Cinema, Rio Entertainment, Riviera Cinemas, Roxy Theatres, Safari Cinema, Sayville Theatre, Scotiabank Theatres, Sea Turtle Cinemas, Showplace Cinemas Silver Screen Cinemas, Spotlight Theatres, Star Vu Drive-In, Starplex Cinemas, Studio Movie Grill, Sunrise Cinemas, Tango Theaters, Tower Theaters, Trans-Lux Cinemas, UltraStar Cinemas, Village Theaters, Warren Theatres, Watson Theatre, Wellfleet Cinemas, and Westates Theatres.
About B&B Theatres
B&B Theatres is a family-owned and operated company serving medium-sized cities. The company has been in business since 1924 and currently operates and/or books 202 theater screens in Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. B&B Theatres is the 26th largest theater company in the nation. For more information, please visit http://www.bbtheatres.com.
MovieTickets.com (www.movietickets.com), the world’s most powerful Internet movie ticketing service, offers moviegoers a convenient way to buy movie tickets in advance. MovieTickets.com enables consumers to buy tickets online for movie screens across the United States, as well as in Canada at MovieTickets.ca; in the U.K. at MovieTickets.co.uk; in Ireland at MovieTickets.ie; from any Internet-enabled wireless device at mobile.movietickets.com; and from any phone at 877-789-MOVIE. Formed in 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 theater chain expertise to deliver consumers a premium movie ticketing experience. Its elite collection of partner theaters consistently represents over 50 percent of the top 50 and over 50 percent of the top 100 grossing theaters in North America on any given weekend. The MovieTickets.com theater chain group, which includes 116 theater chains, is about five times the number of chains of its nearest competitor.
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