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Fandango Introduces Facebook Ticketing For Select Movies And Theaters

16 September 2016 12:38 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Beginning next week Facebook users will have access to Fandango ticketing for select movies and theaters, either through the social site’s ads or specific movie Facebook pages. The new ticketing service will kick off on the Facebook pages of The Magnificent SevenKevin Hart: What Now? and Storks. "We are thrilled to introduce Fandango ticketing on Facebook," said Fandango President Paul Yanover. "Not only is this a huge convenience for the millions of movie fans who are… »

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Fandango Will Soon Let You Buy Movie Tickets on Facebook

16 September 2016 12:37 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Facebook users will soon be able to see showtimes and buy tickets from Fandango while browsing the social media platform, the mobile ticketing service announced Friday. Users will be able to access Fandango through ads or directly on the movie’s Facebook page. The new ticketing service is set to rollout over the next week in anticipation of “The Magnificent Seven,” “Kevin Hart: What Now?” and “Storks.” “We are thrilled to introduce Fandango ticketing on Facebook,” Fandango president Paul Yanover in a statement said.  “Not only is this a huge convenience for the millions of movie fans who are discovering and sharing their. »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Fandango Teaming With Facebook on Movie Ticket Sales

16 September 2016 11:33 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Online ticket seller Fandango is teaming with Facebook for selling movie tickets, starting next week.

Users will be able to access Fandango ticketing either through ads or directly on the movie’s Facebook page.

The new ticketing service will begin rolling out on the Facebook pages of the remake of ‘The Magnificent Seven,”’ starring Denzel Washington and Chris Pratt, released by Sony and MGM; the comedy concert film, “Kevin Hart: What Now?’” and Warner Animation Group’s animated comedy  “Storks.”

The service will see a wider rollout  on Facebook in the near future.

“We are thrilled to introduce Fandango ticketing on Facebook,” said Fandango President Paul Yanover.  “Not only is this a huge convenience for the millions of movie fans who are discovering and sharing their love of movies on Facebook, it is also a big win for studios and exhibitors, who are looking to activate moviegoers’ interests into ticket purchases. »

- Dave McNary

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Fandango To Launch On-Demand Film And Television Platform Called FandangoNOW

16 March 2016 11:55 AM, PDT | Tubefilter.com | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Movie ticket vendor Fandango is entering the streaming fray.

One month after purchasing digital video distribution platform M-go, a joint venture between Technicolor and Dreamworks, Fandango has renamed the service FandangoNOW and will launch it on March 30.

“The launch of FandangoNOW is a huge milestone for the company,” said Fandango president Paul Yanover in a statement, adding that the service’s debut was carefully timed to coincide with the forthcoming digital releases of ‘The Revenant,’ ‘The Hateful Eight’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’

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- Geoff Weiss

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Fandango Acquires Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes

17 February 2016 1:32 PM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Fandango, the nation’s leading digital platform serving consumers across the entire movie lifecycle, announced today it has signed an agreement to acquire Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes, which includes the world famous professional movie critic rating tool, the Tomatometer™, from Warner Bros. Entertainment.  The addition of Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes, along with Fandango’s recent acquisition of on-demand video service, M-go, will expand the company’s theatrical ticketing business and create the industry’s premier digital network for all things movies.

Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes, which reach 20 million unique visitors per month, will remain consumer-facing brands.  With this acquisition, Fandango’s combined audience reach will grow to more than 63 million* unique visitors per month and offer consumers the most comprehensive resource for movie information, theatrical ticketing, video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment.  As part of the deal, Warner Bros. Entertainment will take a minority ownership stake in Fandango »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Fandango Buys Rotten Tomatoes, Flixster

17 February 2016 12:02 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Online ticketing service Fandango has agreed to acquire Flixster and movie review-aggregator Rotten Tomatoes from Warner Bros. Entertainment for an undisclosed price.

Warner Bros. Entertainment will take an equity position in Fandango and become an ongoing strategic partner.

Fandango said Wednesday that the deal, along with its recent acquisition of on-demand video service M-Go, will expand its theatrical ticketing business and create “the industry’s premier digital network for all things movies.”

Fandango said Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes, which reaches 20 million unique visitors per month, will remain in their current form. It also said Fandango’s combined audience reach will grow to more than 63 million unique visitors per month.

Fandango will continue to operate as a unit of NBCUniversal.

“Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes are invaluable resources for movie fans, and we look forward to growing these successful properties, driving more theatrical ticketing and super-serving consumers with all their movie needs, »

- Dave McNary

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