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National CineMedia and IGN Entertainment to Present RiffTrax Live: Night of the Living Dead

September 6, 2013

YellowBrix

National CineMedia and IGN Entertainment announced this fall, the stars of RiffTrax Michael Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett are back for a hilarious never-before-seen take on the George Romero zombie movie "Night of the Living Dead."

According to a release, NCM Fathom Events, RiffTrax and IGN present "RiffTrax Live: Night of the Living Dead" on Thursday, Oct. 24, live at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT and tape delayed at 7 p.m. MT / 8 p.m. PT/HI/AK.

Tickets for "RiffTrax Live: Night of the Living Dead" are available at participating theater box offices and online at FathomEvents.com. The event will be broadcast to more than 600 select movie theaters across the country through NCM's Digital Broadcast Network.

"Halloween is a time to celebrate the simple things: neighbor kids begging at your door, cleaning splattered eggs off your car window, and of course, laughing along with the classic zombie movie that kick-started the genre. We're thrilled to be riffing along with a great print of this much-loved film," said Nelson former host of the Mystery Science Theater 3000.

"An evening at the movie theater with RiffTrax Live is always a hilarious and fun experience," said Shelly Maxwell, executive vice president of NCM Fathom Events. "Seeing the guys fire their wisecracking commentary at 'Night of the Living Dead' on the big screen is a must-see for everyone's Halloween to-do list."

National CineMedia operates NCM Media Networks, an 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 a digital in- theater network, comprised of theaters owned by AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark Holdings, Inc., and Regal Entertainment Group.

The NCM Fathom Events live digital broadcast network is comprised of approximately 750 locations.

National CineMedia, Inc. owns a 45.1 percent interest in and is the managing member of National CineMedia.

IGN Entertainment is an Internet media and services provider focused on the video game and entertainment enthusiast markets.

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