Fandango Now Ticketing to More than 550 Additional Regal Screens
The nation’s largest movie ticketing service extends its reach with the nation’s largest theater circuit, adding hundreds of screens throughout the East.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2006 --
Fandango, the nation’s largest online, phone and mobile movie ticketing service, announced today that it has broadened its reach with its founding partner Regal Entertainment Group, the largest motion picture exhibitor in North America. The addition of more than 50 newly-wired Regal theaters, representing more than 550 screens, will expand Fandango’s national footprint in the Eastern United States and will help enhance the moviegoing experience for many more moviegoers.
“We are proud to add these important Regal screens to the Fandango network,” says Chuck Davis, CEO of Fandango. “We have always enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship with Regal, a vital Fandango partner. We are particularly excited about extending our reach with even more movie fans throughout the East.”
Fandango, the nation’s largest movie ticketing service, sells tickets to approximately 14,000 screens and 1,200 theaters. One of the Web’s top movie destinations (according to Nielsen//NetRatings), Fandango entertains and informs moviegoers with reviews, commentary and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan where and when to see it, and buy tickets up to 45 days in advance. Fandango is available at www.fandango.com, 1-800-FANDANGO and via your wireless mobile device at mobile.fandango.com.
Fandango theater partners include the nation’s leading exhibitors: Carmike Cinemas, Century Theatres, Cinemark Theatres, Edwards Theatres, Loews Cineplex Entertainment, Regal Cinemas and United Artists Theatres, as well as American Cinematheque, Brenden Theatres, CineArts Theatres, Cineplex Odeon Cinemas, Cobb Theatres, Colorado Cinemas, Crown Theatres, Flagship Theatres, Galaxy Theatres, Kerasotes Theatres, Magic Johnson, Majestic Crest Theatre, R/C Theatres, Signature Theatres, Star Theatres, Wallace Theaters and Wehrenberg Theatres.
About Regal Entertainment Group
Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) is the largest motion picture exhibitor in the world. The Company's theatre circuit, comprising Regal Cinemas, United Artists Theatres and Edwards Theatres, operates 6,383 screens in 542 locations in 40 states and the District of Columbia. Regal operates approximately 18% of all indoor screens in the United States including theatres in 43 of the top 50 U.S. markets and growing suburban areas. We believe that the size, reach and quality of the Company's theatre circuit not only provide its patrons with a convenient and enjoyable movie-going experience, but is also an exceptional platform to realize economies of scale in theatre operations and, through its investment in National CineMedia, LLC, further realize cinema advertising, marketing and other revenue enhancing opportunities by utilizing Regal's existing asset base. Additional information is available on the Company's Web site at www.REGmovies.com.