FANDANGO’S MOVIE TRAILERS CHANNEL ON YOUTUBE SURPASSES 10 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS MILESTONE, PUSHING FANDANGO MOVIECLIPS MULTICHANNEL NETWORK OVER 16.3 MILLION
Fandango Movieclips MCN averages 442 million video views per month, with 71% of views coming from millennial film fans, ages 18 to 34
LOS ANGELES – OCTOBER 20, 2016 – Fandango, the nation’s leading digital network for all things movies, has cemented its position as the No. 1 movie trailers and movie-related video destination on YouTube. The company announced today that its Movieclips Trailers channel has surpassed 10 million subscribers, pushing the entire Fandango Movieclips multichannel network (MCN) on YouTube to more than 16.3 million.
Exceeding 10 million subscribers is a landmark accomplishment that less than 0.000001% of all YouTube channels have reached to date. The Movieclips Trailers channel now ranks #69 on “The YouTube Top One Hundred Most-Subscribed Channels” list, according to VidStatsX.
“Surpassing 10 million subscribers on our movie trailers YouTube channel is a significant milestone as we strive to super-serve consumers with all their movie needs from movie discovery to ticketing and beyond,” said Fandango Chief Creative Officer Sandro Corsaro. “Movie fans, especially millennials, are turning to Fandango as their go-to provider for the latest movie trailers, original and exclusive content around favorite franchises, and as their online and mobile ticketer. We look forward to expanding our multichannel network on YouTube even more over the next year, with new content from Rotten Tomatoes. ”
Total video views for the Fandango Movieclips MCN have increased 32% year-to-date, averaging 442 million video views per month, with 71% of views coming from millennial film fans, ages 18 to 34. In addition to movie trailers, the network offers original movie-related video content, such as movie clip mashups, industry news and event coverage, celebrity interview and games, and original video series – all designed to introduce fans to movies and ignite interest in seeing films on the big screen and at home.
Fandango Movieclips MCN on YouTube has generated more than 16.8 billion lifetime video views. The most-viewed movie trailers come from popular and highly anticipated films including “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” “Suicide Squad,” “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “Despicable Me 2,” “Deadpool,” “Justice League,” “Minions,” “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Captain America: Civil War,” “The Purge,” and “Fast & Furious,” among others. The complete list of top-performing trailers can be found here.
In addition to being the top destination for movie trailers, the Fandango Movieclips MCN features more than a dozen different channels and a wide variety of movie-related content, including original videos such as “Things to Know Before You Go” and “How Much Does It Cost,” original video series “Weekend Ticket,” “I Love Movies,” “Mom’s Movie Minute,” and “Indie Movie Guide,” coverage from the hottest film festivals and pop culture conventions, and more.
Some of Fandango’s most-viewed original videos and mashups include “Furious Minions – ‘Minions’ Invade ‘The Fast & the Furious,’” “Jason Statham v. The World – Ultimate Badass Mashup,” “16-Bit Iron Man 3 – Movie Homage,” “Deadpool Ultimate Comic Book Trailer,” “How Much Would it Cost to Be Batman?” “Katniss Kills Jacob – the Hunger Games Vs. Twilight Epic Showdown” and many others. These videos and more can be found in the What to Watch: Best of Movieclips Originals playlist.
Fandango is the ultimate digital network for all things movies, serving consumers with best-in-class movie information, ticketing to 28,000 screens, movie trailers and original video content for movie discovery, and home entertainment. Its portfolio reaches more than 60 million unique visitors per month, according to comScore, with 205 million app downloads, and includes popular movie properties Flixster, Rotten Tomatoes and the Tomatometer™ rating, and Fandango Movieclips, the No. 1 movie trailers and content channel on YouTube. Its new premium on demand video service, FandangoNOW offers new release and catalog movies and next-day TV shows on a wide variety of connected, over-the-top (OTT) and mobile devices. Also part of the Fandango family is Brazil’s leading online ticketer, Ingresso.com. Movie fans can find Fandango on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fandango, Twitter @Fandango, and many other social platforms.