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Fathom Events

 
Fathom Events is the home of cinematic experiences that offer high quality, affordable entertainment events broadcast to the big screen. Audiences get the best seat in the house – in the comfort and convenience of their local movie theater – for live and pre-recorded concerts, world-class opera, sporting events, comedy acts and original programming featuring the biggest names in radio and television. Many events include exclusive behind-the-scenes content and special extras, giving audiences unique experiences that can’t see at home. It’s made possible by Fathom’s live digital broadcast network (DBN). What began in 2002 as a test in a few theaters has turned into a popular alternative entertainment trend that has seen substantial growth over the past several years.
 
By broadcasting exciting and diverse events in cinemas across the nation, Fathom Events offers audiences the chance to enjoy live music and theater productions that they may have not been able to attend previously due to location or expense. .  These events offer something enjoyable – and affordable – for everyone.

With numerous of events to choose from, audiences are experiencing more than just movies in their local theaters. Recent events include the 50th Anniversary celebration of Doctor Who, NPR’s acclaimed radio show Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me, RiffTrax Live: Starship Troopers, Exhibition: Great Art on Screen and numerous concerts from artists including Josh Groban, RUSH, Grateful Dead, Def Leppard and many more. Critically-acclaimed The Met: Live in HD Series continues in movie theaters for an eighth season.

Fathom Event’s DBN is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing Fathom Events features to more than 750 select movie theaters including AMC, Cinemark and Regal theaters, as well as additional theater affiliates and performing arts centers around the country. 

Fathom Events Highlights
73 Fathom Events broadcast into theaters in 2013 including Doctor Who: Day of the Doctor, The Royal Opera House Ballet Series, Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, Mayweather vs. Canelo and Springsteen and I.

512 Fathom Events broadcast into theaters from 2007 through 2013.

The first Met Live in HD event took place in December 2006 on 98 screens nationwide. The series now reaches more than 630 theaters across the country.


Additional information about Fathom Events can be found at the Fathom Events website or in the Press section.

About AC JV, LLC
Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC.  Fathom is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally, Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras – creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom’s live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.

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303-957-1709
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