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Hollywood.Com Announces Acquisition of Media By Numbers, Film Industry’s Leading Resource for Box Office Data and Analysis

October 13, 2008

Hollywood.com today announced the acquisition of Media by Numbers, the complete destination for box office data information and expert analysis. Current Media by Numbers President, Paul Dergarabedian, will be joining the Hollywood.com team as part of the deal. Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.

“The acquisition of Media by Numbers reinforces Hollywood.com’s commitment to the business of entertainment while making the connection with fans in a way that’s truly unique to the industry,” said Kevin Davis, president and chief operating officer of Hollywood.com. “The addition of Paul Dergarabedian to Hollywood.com will increase the brand’s visibility as he is a key figure to mainstream media for insights within entertainment.”

As box office results define the success of the film industry, the acquisition of Media by Numbers will anchor Hollywood.com within the space. Dergarabedian’s expertise in analyzing and forecasting box office performance is revered as the authoritative voice and is critical to the industry as a whole. The most prominent movie studios, theater chains and media members will continue to rely upon the expertise of Dergarabedian.

“The synergies that exist within Hollywood.com and Media by Numbers create an extremely powerful combination that will allow us to realize our full potential and better showcase our services,” said Dergarabedian. “By joining Hollywood.com, the services Media by Numbers’ clients have come to expect are destined to only get better.”

For more information or to speak to a Hollywood.com representative or Paul Dergarabedian, contact Allie Mayer at (310) 578-7050 or mayer@formulapr.com.

ABOUT MEDIA BY NUMBERS

Media by Numbers (MBN) focuses on monitoring and providing in-depth analysis on the film industry and specifically, box-office trends. Paul Dergarabedian, president and founder of Media by Numbers, is the entertainment industry’s foremost expert in box-office tracking and analysis with more than 15 years of experience in the field. Dergarabedian has been interviewed for numerous prominent news and entertainment articles and TV and radio programs. Additionally, he currently makes regular appearances on Access Hollywood’s “Box-Office Showdown” webisode. Media by Numbers works with all major and independent feature film distributors as well as all members of the theatrical exhibition community. A defining characteristic of Media by Numbers is its commitment to customer service, as well as its efficient and timely services, which have proven valuable with distribution executives. Visit Media by Numbers at http://MediabyNumbers.com.

ABOUT HOLLYWOOD.COM

Hollywood.com is the only 100% pure entertainment Web site dedicated to super-serving fans. Our mission is simple – we help users discover what movies to see, what TV shows to watch and what their favorite celebrities are up to. Hollywood.com is a meeting place for fans to connect with peers who share the same passion for all-things Hollywood. A privately-held company, Hollywood.com is based in Los Angeles and has offices in New York and Boca Raton. Visit us at http://www.Hollywood.com.




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