blinkx Expands Ever-Growing Index of Premium Entertainment Content; ‘Entertainment Tonight,’ HipHollywood, and TheCinemaSource Sign on as Partners

April 14, 2009

Reach for the stars at www.blinkx.com

SAN FRANCISCO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ — blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, today announced new partnerships with “Entertainment Tonight,” HipHollywood, and TheCinemaSource. Hundreds of new entertainment and celebrity videos have been made available at www.blinkx.com, including clips from “Entertainment Tonight,” the #1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine.

From Jim Carrey clowning around at the “Yes Man” movie premiere, to an intimate conversation with Beyonce, hundreds of celebrity news clips and features are now directly viewable at www.blinkx.com. The newest entertainment content includes footage from “Entertainment Tonight,” HipHollywood, a premiere destination for entertainment news and content for the African-American community created by current “Entertainment Tonight” weekend host and correspondent Kevin Frazier, and TheCinemaSource, a one-stop shop for new release trailers and original celebrity interviews.

“Celebrity news and video footage is extremely popular on our site, and we’re proud to partner with some of the best and most established entertainment companies,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. “We’re delighted to offer our users more high-quality video content than ever before, now including clips from ‘Entertainment Tonight,’ HipHollywood, and TheCinemaSource.”

As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation as the smartest way to find rich media on the Web. The company has made more than 450 partners and indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio content to date.

About blinkx

blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx’s founders set out to solve a significant challenge – as TV and user-generated content on the Web explode, keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx’s patented search technologies listen to – and even see – the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world’s most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at www.blinkx.com.

About HipHollywood

HipHollywood.com is emerging as a main source of multi-media content in the entertainment marketplace. Based out of Hollywood, California, our crew has access to some of today’s biggest stars including Will Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Beyonce and others. “Entertainment Tonight’s” Kevin Frazier launched the site with the intention of helping promote African-American stars in a positive light while maintaining an ethical and balanced approach to reporting. At HipHollywood.com, our motto says it all: “We Don’t Talk ABOUT Stars, We Talk WITH Them.”

About TheCinemaSource

TheCinemaSource.com is fast becoming one of the newest, most heavily trafficked online locations for Movie Reviews, Celebrity Interviews, Movie News, Trailers and Clips. The largest independently owned and operated entertainment site out there, TheCinemaSource.com offers interviews and access not only to the biggest stars in Hollywood, but also to the most promising up and coming talent of tomorrow. With a staff largely consisting of college and post graduate writers and interviewers we live up to our tag line which guarantees you, “Today’s Movies From Tomorrow’s Perspectives.”

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