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NBCU’s Fandango Buys Rotten Tomatoes and Flixster

Feb 19, 2016  •  Post A Comment

Online movie ticket seller Fandango is purchasing the film review websites Rotten Tomatoes and Flixster from Warner Bros. Entertainment, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Warner Bros. will take a minority stake in Fandango as part of the arrangement, the report notes, citing an announcement from the companies. Financial terms were not revealed.

“Fandango, a unit of Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal, has been trying to grow its ticket-selling business by acquiring other firms,” the Times notes. “Last month, the Los Angeles-based company said it is acquiring M-Go, a site that lets users purchase and rent digital movies and TV shows online, in a move to bolster its perks for ticket buyers.”

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  1. Fandango needs to partner with Regal and AMC so users get their reward points. That is what will get regular movie goers to buy through them.

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