“Star Trek: The Next Generation® – A Celebration of Season 2” Event Beams into U.S. Movie Theaters

  “Star Trek: The Next Generation® – A Celebration of Season 2” Event Beams
  into U.S. Movie Theaters

NCM^® Fathom Events, CBS Home Entertainment and IGN Present a One-Night Event
with Fan-Favorite Episodes Including the World Premiere of an Extended Version
                     of ‘The Measure of a Man’ on Nov. 29

   Special Event Will Precede the Blu-ray^TM Debut of “Star Trek: The Next
                  Generation – The Second Season” on Dec. 4

Business Wire

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- November 08, 2012

This fall, Trekkers across the country can “make it so” with “Star Trek: The
Next Generation – A Celebration of Season 2,” a one-night in-theater event on
Thursday, Nov. 29, at 7:00 p.m. local time. Showcasing the series’ ongoing
multimillion-dollar restoration, this special event will feature two of the
most popular episodes from the second season: “The Measure of a Man” and “Q
Who?”. The version of “The Measure of a Man” will be the first-ever extended
cut of a “Star Trek^®” episode, with the world premiere of 12
never-before-seen minutes during this special event. Additionally, fans will
be treated to a sneak peek of great behind-the-scenes special features
including a very special cast reunion, a documentary and an unseen
outtakes/bloopers reel.

Tickets for “Star Trek: The Next Generation – A Celebration of Season 2” are
available at presenting theater box offices and online at
www.FathomEvents.com. For a complete list of presenting theater locations and
prices, please visit the website (theaters and participants may be subject to

“We’re excited to give fans a rare chance to see 'Star Trek: The Next
Generation' on the big screen, and be the first to see portions of new,
original content that will be available on the season 2 Blu-ray,” said Ken
Ross, executive vice president and general manager of CBS Home Entertainment.

Presented by NCM^® Fathom Events, CBS Home Entertainment and IGN, this event
will be broadcast to more than 550 select movie theaters across the country
through NCM’s exclusive Digital Broadcast Network.

In addition to the two episodes featured in this event, fans will be treated
to a sneak peek of newly-produced, historic 25-year reunion footage of the
main cast members of “The Next Generation,” entitled “Reunification - 25 Years
After Star Trek: The Next Generation.”Audiences will also see a
specially-edited cut of “Making it So: Continuing Star Trek The Next
Generation” – a first-hand perspective of the making of the second season,
including the production of “The Measure of a Man” and “Q Who?”. Members of
the show’s special effects team will reveal the secrets behind the creation of
the villains The Borg, and writer Melissa Snodgrass shares stories about her
landmark episode, “The Measure of a Man.” Additionally, fans will see a
selection of outtakes and bloopers, transferred from original 35mm film for
the first time.

“After the overwhelming success from this summer’s‘Star Trek: The Next
Generation - The First Season’ event, we couldn’t wait to bring the second
season of ‘The Next Generation’ back to the big screen,” said Shelly Maxwell,
executive vice president of NCM Fathom Events. “This in-theater event is
packed with exclusive, never-before-seen content and interviews, including a
historical reunion of the cast members that no ‘Star Trek’ fan would want to

Created by Gene Roddenberry as part of the “Star Trek” franchise, “Star Trek:
The Next Generation” was produced 21 years after the debut of the original
“Star Trek” series. Featuring one of the most endearing ensemble casts in
television history, “Star Trek: The Next Generation” took fans on the
remarkable continuing voyages of the Starship Enterprise, set in the 24^th
century from the year 2364 through 2370. With 178 episodes spread over seven
seasons, it ran longer than any other “Star Trek” series.

“Star Trek: The Next Generation – The Second Season” Blu-ray will be available
as a five-disc set on Dec. 4. The collection includes all 22 episodes; the
extended version of “The Measure of a Man”; the brand-new cast reunion; a
two-part, in-depth documentary on the making of Season 2 entitled “Making It
So: Continuing Star Trek: The Next Generation” – Strange New Worlds (Part 1),
and New Life, New Civilizations (Part 2); and a gag reel that was created from
newly-recovered 35mm film elements and transferred for the very first time to

CBS is a proud and long-standing supporter of the American Red Cross and will
continue to show its support through this event. CBS will make a financial
donation to support the Red Cross which shelters, feeds and provides emotional
support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation's
blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian
aid; and supports military members and their families.

About National CineMedia (NCM)

NCM operates NCM Media Networks, a leading integrated media company reaching
U.S. consumers in movie theaters, online and through mobile technology. The
NCM Cinema Network and NCM Fathom Events present cinema advertising and events
across the nation’s largest digital in-theater network, comprised of theaters
owned by AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK), Regal
Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) and other leading regional theater circuits.
NCM’s theater advertising network covers 183 Designated Market Areas® (49 of
the top 50) and includes over 19,300 screens (over 18,400 digital). During
2011, approximately 680 million patrons (on an annualized basis) attended
movies shown in theaters in which NCM currently has exclusive, cinema
advertising agreements in place. The NCM Fathom Events live digital broadcast
network (“DBN”) is comprised of over 720 locations in 170 Designated Market
Areas® (including all of the top 50). The NCM Interactive Network offers
360-degree integrated marketing opportunities in combination with cinema,
encompassing 41 entertainment-related websites, online widgets and mobile
applications. National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: NCMI) owns a 48.6% interest in
and is the managing member of National CineMedia LLC. For more information,
visit www.ncm.com or www.FathomEvents.com.

About CBS Home Entertainment

CBS Home Entertainment manages the worldwide DVD and Blu-ray businesses for
the CBS Corporation across all lines of content including current hits and
classic series from the vast CBS library, as well as new releases from
Showtime Networks. CBS Home Entertainment products are released on the CBS DVD
and CBS Blu-ray labels.

About IGN Entertainment

IGN Entertainment is the leading Internet media and services provider focused
on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets. Collectively, IGN's
properties reach more than 57 million unique users worldwide, according to
Internet audience measurement firm comScore. IGN's network of video
game-related properties (IGN.com, 1UP.com, GameSpy and others) is the Web's #1
video game information destination. IGN also owns the world's largest men's
lifestyle website, AskMen.com, and men's entertainment site UGO.com. IGN is
headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices across North
America, Europe and Australia.

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