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Oct 31, 2014, 09:36 ET
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LIFTING OFF TODAY, FANDANGO'S "INTERSTELLAR" TICKET-BUYERS CAN ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP TO THE FRONTIER OF SPACE ON XCOR'S LYNX SPACECRAFT

Starting today on Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, film fans buying a Fandango movie ticket to Christopher Nolan's highly...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:07 ET
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FANDANGO LAUNCHES NEW MOVIE DISCOVERY AND TICKETING APP ON AMAZON'S NEW FIRE PHONE

 Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today that it will launch a brand-new movie discovery and ticketing app...

May 15, 2014, 12:15 ET
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FANDANGO PACTS WITH HARKINS THEATRES, DIGIPLEX DESTINATIONS AND PREMIERE CINEMAS, EXPANDING ITS THEATER REACH TO MORE THAN 24,000 U.S. SCREENS

 Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today it has added Harkins Theatres, the nation's largest independently-owned...

Apr 24, 2014, 11:05 ET
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FANDANGO ACQUIRES ZEFR'S MOVIECLIPS, THE LARGEST MOVIE TRAILER AND CONTENT NETWORK ON YOUTUBE

 Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, today announced it has signed an agreement with ZEFR, Inc. (ZEFR) to acquire MOVIECLIPS,...

Jan 07, 2014, 10:41 ET
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Fandango To Launch First-Of-Its-Kind Service On 2014 Samsung Smart TVs, Featuring New Movie Trailers Embedded With Ticketing

CES -- Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today it will be launching a new...

Oct 24, 2013, 16:31 ET
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FANDANGO REIMAGINES ITS #1 MOVIE TICKETING APP ON iOS 7

Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today that its customers using iPhone, iPad or iPod touch can now enjoy a richer...

Oct 01, 2013, 09:32 ET
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FANDANGO MOVIE TICKETING TO BE FEATURED ON SAMSUNG'S INNOVATIVE NEW CONTENT RECOMMENDATION SERVICE "HERE & NOW"

 Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today that it will provide movie show times, ticketing, movie trailers and...

Sep 27, 2013, 14:28 ET
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FANDANGO'S ADVANCE TICKETS FOR LIONSGATE'S 'THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE' ON SALE THIS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1

Advance tickets for Lionsgate's "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," voted by Fandango fans as the most anticipated movie of 2013, go on sale this...

Aug 28, 2013, 09:01 ET
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FANDANGO TO ACQUIRE QUANTUM REWARDS, THE LEADING PROVIDER OF MOVIE TICKET-RELATED PROMOTIONS AND OWNER OF HOLLYWOOD MOVIE MONEY

In the midst of its biggest ticket-selling summer in company history, Fandango announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire the...

Jun 11, 2013, 12:40 ET
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"MAN OF STEEL" LOOKING SUPER AS THE #1 MOVIE OF THE WEEKEND, ACCORDING TO FANDANGO'S FANTICIPATION MOVIE BUZZ INDICATOR

 According to Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoing destination, advance ticket sales and positive fan word-of-mouth for "Man of Steel"...

May 23, 2013, 15:24 ET
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"FAST & FURIOUS 6" SPEEDS AHEAD OF "THE HANGOVER, PART III" IN FANDANGO'S FANTICIPATION MOVIE BUZZ INDICATOR, WHILE "EPIC" IS THE FAMILY PICK FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

  "Fast & Furious 6" and "The Hangover, Part III" will be battling it out for moviegoer attention this Memorial Day Weekend, according to...

May 16, 2013, 11:09 ET
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"Star Trek into Darkness" Beams Up Fandango's Fanticipation Buzz Indicator as the #1 Most Anticipated Movie This Weekend

 Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, reported today that J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated "Star Trek Into Darkness"...

May 09, 2013, 13:18 ET
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"Gatsby" Looking Great in Fandango Advance Ticketing and Fanticipation This Week, Starting to Overpower "Iron Man 3" in Daily Sales

 Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, reported today that "Iron Man 3" and "The Great Gatsby" are flying high this...

May 02, 2013, 10:41 ET
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"Iron Man 3" Scores 100 on Fandango's Fanticipation Buzz Indicator, Flying Away with 86% of Weekly Ticket Sales

 Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, reported today that Iron Man 3 is the first film this year to score 100 on the...

Apr 18, 2013, 11:34 ET
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**FANDANGO Media Alert -- for Box Office Weekend Beginning April 19, 2013**

Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, released today the latest Fanticipation scores, reflecting movie fan excitement around the...

Mar 08, 2013, 08:30 ET
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FANDANGO UNVEILS FANTICIPATION -- A FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND MOVIE BUZZ INDICATOR -- AS PART OF THE NEW ORIGINAL VIDEO SERIES "WEEKEND TICKET" AT SXSW®

Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, announced today at SXSW® Conference & Festivals the debut of a new movie buzz...

Feb 25, 2013, 11:16 ET
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TELEMUNDO MEDIA AND FANDANGO COLLABORATE TO BRING FANDANGO CINE -- A ONE-OF-A-KIND MOVIEGOER HUB WITH LAUNCH PARTNERS UNIVERSAL PICTURES' "FAST & FURIOUS 6" AND SPRINT

 Telemundo Media, the largest producer of Spanish Language prime time content in the U.S. and audiences around the world; and Fandango, the...

Jan 28, 2013, 14:54 ET
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FANDANGO MOVIEGOERS NOW CAN BUY TICKETS USING SIRI

 Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, today announced its customers using iOS devices now can enjoy the next evolution of...

Jan 02, 2013, 08:45 ET
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FANDANGO SMASHES RECORDS WITH ITS BEST YEAR IN COMPANY HISTORY

Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and unit of NBCUniversal, announced today that 2012 was the company's best-performing year in...

Dec 12, 2012, 08:15 ET
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FANDANGO LAUNCHES "THE FRONTRUNNERS" ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, AS THE FIRST OF SEVERAL ORIGINAL VIDEO SERIES

Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination, today launched its first original digital video series, "The Frontrunners," hosted by...