TVLAND.COM LAUNCHES A MOVIE LOVER'S DATABASE
Extensive Movie Trailer Collection -- Representing Hundreds of Award-Winning Classics, Pop Culture Hits and Cult Favorites --Available Immediately
New York, NY, April 23, 2008 - Beginning immediately, visitors to TVLand.com will be greeted with a huge collection of movie trailers representing movies that TV Land viewers grew up with, fell in love with, laughed at, got scared by and more. From �Chitty Chitty Bang Bang� to �Chariots of Fire� and �The Way We Were� to �Whatever Happened to Baby Jane,� nearly 1,000 movie trailers are being offered, providing visitors with the chance to relive the excitement, romance, laughter or fear of their favorite films via the three minute snapshot that has become synonymous with the movie-going experience.
"TVLand.com is serving up movie trailers lovingly packaged as only TV Land can," says Larry W. Jones, president, TV Land. "The site's collection of trailers is another fun online tool for our audience to use to look back at their favorite moments in cinematic history. Whether you're into movies, music or -- of course -- TV, TVLand.com offers visitors a fulfilling entertainment experience."
With movie trailers spanning from the 50s to the 90s -- with the bulk of the movies from the 60s, 70s and 80s -- TVLand.com visitors now have access to trailers from movies they fell in love with at the drive-in, the multiplex or at home. The collection is alphabetically searchable or by genre or decade and offers information on each film.
Since 1998, TVLand.com has been serving fans online and won an Emmy in 2005 for Outstanding Achievement in Enhanced Television. Offering a fun-filled mix of features including music, TV Land's original series, classic TV clips, games and dozens of exclusive celebrity interviews, TVLand.com is an entertainment destination for people in their 40s and 50s. In March 2008, TVLand.com had its best month ever, beating the previous month by 18%. Page views were up +77% over the previous month and +202% over year-ago levels. Time spent clocked in at 17.7 minutes per visitor.
About TV Land:
TV Land is dedicated to presenting the best in entertainment on all platforms for consumers in their 40s and 50s. Armed with a slate of original programming, acquired classic shows, hit movies and full-service web site, TV Land is now seen in over 90 million U.S. homes. For up-to-the-minute and archival press information including releases and photographs, please visit TV Land's press-only web site at www.tvlandpress.com .
About MTV Networks:
MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with more than 140 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 300 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.