The Nation's Leading Moviegoer Destination Adds Even More Convenience to its
Extensive Network of 20,000 Screens

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Fandango, the nation's leading
moviegoer destination, today announced its customers using iOS devices now can
enjoy the next evolution of movie ticket purchasing through Siri, Apple's
intelligent personal assistant that helps you get things done just by asking.
This new Siri feature is availableoniPhone, iPad and iPod touch running iOS
6.1, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system.


iOS 6.1 makes it convenient to purchase tickets through Fandango's
award-winning mobile app. Using iOS devices, moviegoerssimplyask Siri to
find a specific movie, nearby theaters or desired showtimes. Siri then offers
the option to "Buy Tickets" and launches the Fandango app for customers to
complete their ticket purchase. For added convenience, moviegoers can add
their Paperless Mobile Tickets to Passbook, which lets them scan their iPhone
or iPod touch to get into the movie at select theaters.

"Fandango is committed to innovating across all platforms and helping shape
the future of moviegoing," said Paul Yanover, President of Fandango. "With
this new Siri feature, movie fans can quickly and easily discover the nearest
theaters, find the most convenient showtimes, and buy tickets through Fandango
to help make movie night perfect."

Mobile continues to be a strong driver of traffic and ticket sales for
Fandango. Fandango's 2012 mobile ticket sales increased 171 percent
year-over-year, now accounting for more than 30 percent of overall Fandango
ticket sales. Downloads of Fandango's popular mobile apps in 2012 also
experienced a 50 percent increase over the previous year, with total downloads
surpassing the 31 million mark. Following Apple's launch of Passbook,
downloads of Fandango's iOS app skyrocketed, boosting Fandango to one of the
top 10 free entertainment apps in the App Store.

The Fandango App is available for free from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and
iPod touch, or

About Fandango
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and a unit of
NBCUniversal, sells tickets to more than 20,000 screens nationwide. Fandango
entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary, celebrity
interviews and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan
where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. For many
theaters, fans can print their tickets at home or receive them as a paperless
Mobile Ticket on their smartphones.

Fandango is available online, via smartphones, tablets and
other mobile devices, and at 1-800-FANDANGO. Fandango's top-ranking movie
ticketing apps, with 31 million downloads, are available on the iPhone and
iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and many other platforms. Fandango
is enjoyed by more than 41 million online and mobile visitors per month. Film
fans find Fandango on Facebook on

SOURCE Fandango

Contact: Dana Henry Benson, +1-310-954-0278 ext. 300,, or
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