DENVER, Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BTS supergroup's mega-hit "BTS WORLD TOUR LOVE YOURSELF IN SEOUL" tour event grossed over $2.8 million at the domestic box office on Saturday, January 26, in over 1000 movie theaters nationwide; making this event the highest one-day gross for a music event for Fathom and for the event cinema industry in North America. The event was No. 5 at the box office and had the highest per screen average.
Due to unprecedented demand two additional showings have been added on Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10 both at 11:00 a.m. (local time). Tickets for "BTS WORLD TOUR LOVE YOURSELF IN SEOUL" encores are expected to be available online at www.FathomEvents.com or LoveYourselfinSeoul.Film and at participating theater box offices on Thursday, January 31. Movie theaters are setting up online ticketing on a rolling basis. Please check back often.
"There is a passionate BTS fan base and nearly 200,000 attendees came together to experience this larger than life concert," Fathom Events CEO Ray Nutt said. "The box office grosses generated by Fathom and event cinema releases this month showcase how the industry is growing quickly and becoming a mainstream entertainment option for fans."
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with theater locations in all top 100 DMAs® (Designated Market Areas) and ranks as one of the largest overall theater content distributors. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC); Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK); and Regal, a subsidiary of the Cineworld Group (LSE: CINE.L), Fathom Events offers a variety of unique entertainment events in movie theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top Broadway stage productions, major sporting events, epic concerts, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events and popular anime franchises. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events' live Digital Broadcast Network ("DBN") is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 975 locations and 1,578 screens in 181 DMAs. The company also provides corporations a compelling national footprint for hosting employee meetings, customer rewards events and new product launches. For more information, visit www.FathomEvents.com.
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About Pathé Live
Pathé Live is the worldwide distributor of BTS concert film "BTS WORLD TOUR LOVE YOURSELF IN SEOUL". Pathé Live, a fully owned subsidiary of the Pathé Gaumont cinemas is a market leader in the global distribution of event cinema. Our Events in cinemas are distributed live in HD with 5.1 Dolby sound via satellite broadcast or recorded in 2K, 3D or 4K. Pathé Live has released since its inception over 200 Events in cinemas. It is the exclusive producer and the worldwide distributor of the Bolshoi Ballet's and la Comédie-Française's cinema series to over 1,700 cinemas across 70 countries.
SOURCE Fathom Events