GateHouse Media Selects TVGuide.com for Entertainment Content
FAIRPORT, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — GateHouse Media, Inc. (“GateHouse Media”) has selected TVGuide.com to distribute celebrity and breaking entertainment news, as well as provide links to TV listings and celebrity photos, to its national network of websites.
GateHouse Media sites will display TVGuide.com’s original content on celebrities, TV, movies and more, including awards show coverage, seasonal TV previews and updates on competitions like “Dancing With the Stars” and “American Idol,” on its entertainment sections.
“We’re excited to be working with TVGuide.com,” said David Arkin, Vice President of Content & Audience for GateHouse Media. “The company brings a trusted name and brand to our websites’ entertainment coverage, which we know readers love, and provides targeted advertising opportunities for our advertisers in this important category.”
“TVGuide.com delivers industry-leading coverage of the biggest stories in TV and entertainment,” said Christy Tanner, Executive Vice President and General Manager of TVGuide.com and TV Guide Mobile. “GateHouse Media will expand the reach of our editorial content, which currently hits more than 25 million unique users online and 8 million mobile customers.”
This is GateHouse Media’s third recent major content announcement. The Company previously signed agreements with The Street to distribute business content on its sites and Bleacher Report to distribute sports news.
About GateHouse Media, Inc.
GateHouse Media, Inc., headquartered in Fairport, N.Y., is one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by its 78 daily publications. GateHouse Media currently serves local audiences of approximately 10 million per week across 21 states through hundreds of community publications and local websites. GateHouse Media is traded in the over-the-counter market under the symbol GHSE. For more information about GateHouse Media visit gatehousemedia.com.
TV Guide Digital includes TVGuide.com, which reaches more than 25 million unique visitors per month, and TV Guide Mobile applications for iPhone, Android, and iPad, with 8 million installations and more than 2 million active users. TV Guide Digital recently launched Watchlist, a groundbreaking, award-winning product that personalizes entertainment discovery and boasts more than 800,000 registered users. TVGuide.com is a one-stop entertainment destination for online television, news, community and TV listings. The site’s Online Video Guide allows users to watch virtually any and every available full-length TV episode from all the major broadcast and cable television networks. TVGuide.com is ranked No. 1 by Nielsen’s TV and Entertainment category for attracting the most engaged users, who average four visits and 13 minutes per month and 22 page views per person. In addition, TVGuide.com is attracting a young and affluent fan base – nearly half are less than 35 years old and 26 percent earn a household income of more than $100,000 a year.
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