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Nov 02, 2016, 14:34 ET "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" at Universal Studios Hollywood Adds Hot Butterbeer to its Menu of Scrumptious Fare Served at Three Broomsticks and Hog's Head Pub

Delightful, delicious and hot. Three wonderful words that describe hot Butterbeer™, the newest addition that will be offered seasonally at Three...


Sep 16, 2016, 21:00 ET Southern California's Most Intense Halloween Event Kicks off at Universal Studios Hollywood as "Halloween Horror Nights" Comes to Life with an All-New Slate of Terrifying Mazes

 "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood got off to a terrifying start as Hollywood celebrities paraded along the blood-red...


Aug 17, 2016, 16:19 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Announces Tickets are Now on Sale to "Halloween Horror Nights," Southern California's Most Extreme Halloween Event, Beginning Friday, September 16

Click Here for a Sneak Peek into the Terror that Awaits  Universal Studios Hollywood announces that tickets are now on sale for...


Jul 27, 2016, 15:25 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Unleashes a Terrifying Trio of Slasher Films as "Freddy vs. Jason," "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and "Halloween" Stab Through "Halloween Horror Nights" in Three All-New Disturbing Mazes

 CLICK HERE for a Look at the Nightmare that Awaits. Freddy Krueger. Jason Voorhees. Leatherface. Michael Myers.  The four most...


Jun 28, 2016, 18:17 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Unlocks Its "Don't Open, Dead Inside" Doors and Debuts its All-New "The Walking Dead" Permanent Daytime Attraction Based on AMC's Top-Rated Television Series

 Universal Studios Hollywood unlocked the iconic "Don't' Open, Dead Inside" doors to usher in its all-new "The Walking Dead" permanent daytime...


Apr 06, 2016, 03:24 ET Hogwarts Has Arrived In Hollywood!!

 Universal Studios Hollywood marked the opening of "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™" with legendary Oscar, Emmy, Golden Globe, BAFTA...


Feb 02, 2016, 13:23 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Introduces EZ Rez, an Innovative, Easy-to-Use Online Ticket Reservation System Designed to Deliver Top Tier Consumer Benefits

Starting today and for the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood is introducing EZ Rez™, an innovative, easy-to-use online...


Dec 08, 2015, 10:23 ET Hogwarts Is Coming To Hollywood On April 7, 2016!

It's official:  "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™" will open at Universal Studios Hollywood on Thursday, April 7, 2016, marking the...


Dec 01, 2015, 12:44 ET The Day Has Arrived!

 "When will 'The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™' at Universal Studios Hollywood open?" This has been the #1 question asked since the...


Oct 27, 2015, 14:44 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Invites Global Visitors to Preview Newly Launched Interactive Website and Experience a Virtual Tour of "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" as the Countdown to the Much-Anticipated Spring 2016 Opening Continues

 With just one click, "The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™" comes to life, transforming computer screens and smart phones around the...


Mar 20, 2015, 14:00 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Unveils Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Footage of Much-Anticipated Thrill Ride "Fast & Furious-Supercharged" and Officially Announces Ride's June 25 Grand Opening Date

 Universal Studios HollywoodSM showcases exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of its upcoming "Fast & Furious—Supercharged" thrill...


Jan 30, 2015, 14:08 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Goes Full Throttle with National Commercial Launching Much-Anticipated Summer 2015 Arrival of the Action-Packed Thrill Ride, "Fast & Furious-Supercharged," During NBC's Super Bowl Pre-Game Coverage

 Universal Studios HollywoodSM shifts into high gear with the debut of an innovative, national 30-second commercial for its summer 2015 launch...


Dec 11, 2014, 11:00 ET Universal CityWalk Rings in 2015 with Special "New Year's Eve Movie Night" Celebration at the AMC Theatres, Featuring Five of Universal's Most Iconic Films Back on the Silver Screen

The countdown to 2015 begins with Universal CityWalk's all-new "New Year's Eve Movie Night" celebration at the CityWalk AMC Theatres, featuring...


Sep 04, 2014, 15:01 ET Universal Studios Hollywood Announces 2014 "Eyegore Award" Recipients Honoring Top Achievements in the Horror Genre as Theme Park Celebrates Opening Night for Halloween Horror Nights, Friday, September 19

 Universal Studios Hollywood sets the stage for the eagerly-awaited arrival of Halloween Horror Nights on Friday, September 19, with the annual...


Aug 11, 2014, 12:00 ET "An American Werewolf in London" Takes A Bite Out Of "Halloween Horror Nights" at Universal Studios Hollywood In An All-New Sinister Maze Inspired By Universal Pictures' Academy Award Winning Film

 Universal Pictures' Academy Award®-winning and genre-defining film, An American Werewolf in London, written and directed by John Landis,...


Aug 07, 2014, 12:00 ET Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort Sink Their Teeth into "Dracula Untold," a Terrifying New "Halloween Horror Nights" Maze Inspired By Universal Pictures' Upcoming Epic Action-Adventure

 Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort breathe new life into history's most notorious vampire, Vlad Tepes, the real life...


Jul 22, 2014, 12:00 ET Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort Announce the Commencement of "The Purge: Anarchy," a New "Halloween Horror Nights" ScareZone Inspired by Universal Pictures' Disturbing New Thriller

 As the gates to "Halloween Horror Nights" open, so too does the annual Purge begin at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort...


Jul 14, 2014, 12:00 ET Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort Join Forces with Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez to Bring Supernatural Television Show, 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series' To Life at 'Halloween Horror Nights' Events

From cult horror film to breakthrough television series on El Rey Network, "From Dusk Till Dawn" will add terrifying maze to its credits when...