TCM And Fathom Events Announce Extended Partnership
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
TCM And Fathom Events Announce Extended Partnership For TCM Presents Theatrical Screening Series
TCM Presents Series Announces Titles For Remainder of 2015; Studio Partners Include Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox
Turner Classic Movies (TCM) and Fathom Events today announced an extended partnership to bring monthly screenings of its TCM Presents series to select cinemas nationwide for the remainder of 2015. TCM and Fathom Events began their partnership in 2012 showing classic film titles several times a year with the strategic relationship evolving into the TCM Presents series in 2015. Studio partners for the remainder of the 2015 series include Universal Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox.
“TCM is thrilled to continue our long-standing relationship with Fathom Events along with our studio partners to bring consumers the TCM Presents series,” said Jennifer Dorian, general manager, Turner Classic Movies. “The series allows us to bring fans another opportunity to engage with classic movies on the big screen from a variety of studios and eras in a way that aligns with our network’s mission to show films the way they were meant to be seen.”
“With classic titles from as early as 1931 all the way through the 70s, generations of fans will love having a second chance to enjoy their favorite films. With added insights from TCM hosts, Fathom Events and TCM continue to offer film fans a unique and memorable experience,” said Fathom Events vice president of programming Kymberli Frueh-Owens.
The 2015 TCM Presents series began in January with The Wizard of Oz (1939), followed by Rear Window (1954) in March and The Sound of Music (1965) in April.
The full 2015 TCM Presents schedule is below and can be viewed at tcm.com/fathom
TCM Presents Series 2015 Schedule
June 21 and 24 – Universal Pictures’ Jaws 40th Anniversary (1975) – The film that kept scores of people from taking a dip in the ocean during the summer of 1975 celebrates its 40th anniversary.
July 19 and 20 – Universal Pictures’ Double Indemnity (1944) – Highly stylized and informed with a black sense of humor, the film is one of the high points of 1940s filmmaking and a prime example of film noir.
August 16 and 19 – Paramount Pictures’ Grease Sing-A-Long (1978) – The feel-good celebration features an explosion of song and dance that made an indelible impact on popular culture. Packed with unforgettable songs, the iconic soundtrack includes "Hopelessly Devoted to You," “Greased Lightning,” "Summer Nights," "Look at Me, I'm Sandra Dee," and more.
September 20 and 23 – Universal Pictures’ Psycho (1960) – The seminal thriller with director Alfred Hitchcock’s skillful direction, the playing of an expert cast and Bernard Herrmann’s ever-impressive score, every shock and surprise moves the audience as if nobody has ever seen the film before.
October 25 and 28 – Universal Pictures’ Dracula and Drcula (1931) – A double feature event of both the English and Spanish language versions of the 1931 film adaptation of the 1897 novel. Along with the iconic Bela Lugosi version, horror fans will have the opportunity to see the Spanish language version shot at night with a different cast.
November 29 and December 1 – Paramount Pictures’ Roman Holiday (1953) – A fairy tale for adults, this romantic comedy was a reverse Cinderella story for its leading character, Princess Ann, and a real one for then-unknown Audrey Hepburn.
December 20 and 23 – Twentieth Century Fox’s Miracle on 34th Street (1947) – Miracle on 34th Street began as a short story by Valentine Davies and ended up being one of the most beloved Christmas films of all time.
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Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is a two-time Peabody Award-winning network that presents great films, uncut and commercial-free, from the largest film libraries in the world. TCM, which is available in more than 85 million homes, features the insights of hosts Robert Osborne and Ben Mankiewicz, plus interviews with a wide range of special guests. Currently in its 21st year as a leading authority in classic film, TCM offers critically acclaimed original documentaries and specials; film series like The Essentials, hosted by Robert Osborne and Sally Field, and Friday Night Spotlight; and annual programming events like 31 Days of Oscar® in February, Summer Under the Stars in August and TCM Movie Camp during the summer. TCM also connects with movie fans through such events as the annual TCM Classic Film Festival in Hollywood and the TCM Classic Cruise, as well as through the TCM Classic Film Tour in New York City and Los Angeles. In addition, TCM produces a wide range of media about classic film, including books and DVDs, and hosts a wealth of material online at tcm.com and through the Watch TCM mobile app. an
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About Fathom Events
Fathom Events 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. Fathom Events takes audiences behind-the-scenes and offers unique extras, creating the ultimate entertainment experience. It is owned by a consortium called AC JV, LLC., comprised of AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States. In addition, Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to 820 locations in 177 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
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