FX AND UBER PARTNER AT COMIC-CON 2013
Fans Can Ride To Panels and Parties With Ease In An FX Pedicab Powered by Uber
LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2013 - FX and Uber are simplifying transportation allowing subscribers of the app to cruise through Comic-Con in an exclusive FX pedicab. The pedicabs offer fans a fully-branded experience including mobile video content and giveaways.
Requesting a ride is easy. Open the Uber app on your iPhone or Android and toggle over to the far left with the "FX" button under "Pedicab." Set your pick up location, tap the request button, and that's it. Your exclusive FX Pedicab is on its way. Pricing is dependent on distance, but will run anywhere between $20 to $30. Within the Gaslamp, you're looking at a $20 ride; from East Village to Gaslamp, about $25 and from Little Italy to Gaslamp, about $30.
"Comic-Con is all about the fans and giving them unique experiences they'll remember. This year, we are happy to provide branded pedicabs that offer a fun ride and great utility with ease thanks to the Uber app," says Kenya Hardaway, VP, Integrated Promotions at FX.
"We're thrilled to be partnering with FX Networks to bring this one-of-a-kind service to San Diego. Uber is known for providing safe, reliable, and convenient transportation, and what better way to help people get around Comic-Con than by pedicabs... on-demand!" adds Christopher Ballard, GM, Uber San Diego.
Each pedicab seats up to three people, and no tip is necessary on Uber. Get $20 off your first ride by using promo code RIDEFX - visit uber.com.
FX is the flagship general entertainment basic cable channel of FX Networks, a business unit of Fox Networks Group. FX Networks is comprised of FX, FXM, and FXX, its newest channel launching on September 2, 2013. Launched in June of 1994, FX is carried in more than 98 million homes. The diverse schedule features a growing roster of critically acclaimed and award-winning hit dramas series, including Sons of Anarchy, Justified, The Americans and The Bridge; the miniseries American Horror Story: Coven; and the acclaimed hit comedy series Louie, Archer and Wilfred. The network's library of acquired box-office hit movies is unmatched by any ad-supported television network. FX's roster of acquired hit series includes Two and a Half Men, Anger Management and, coming in 2014, Mike & Molly.