Fandango Touts YouTube Milestone, Launches ‘Indie Movie Guide’

Says movie trailers channel passes 10 million subs
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Fandango, the digital movie ticketing and electronic sell-through service that's part of Comcast/NBCU, said its Movieclips Trailers channel on YouTube has surpassed 10 million subscribers, and that it has introduced a new “Indie Movie Guide” video series with Fandango correspondent Alicia Malone.

The company said its Movieclips multichannel network now averages 442 million video views per month, with 71% coming way of millennial viewers in the 18-34 age range. The recent subscriber milestone puts Fandango’s Movieclips Trailers channel at number 69 on “The YouTube Top One Hundred Most-Subscribed Channels,” Fandango said, citing data from VidStatsX.

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Fandango said total video views for the Movieclips MCN have risen 32% so far this year, and that the MCN on YouTube has generated more than 16.8 billion “lifetime video views.”  The most-viewed movie trailers are currently from 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 & Furious6.

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“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,” Fandango chief creative officer Sandro Corsaro, said in a statement. “ We look forward to expanding our multichannel network on YouTube even more over the next year, with new content from Rotten Tomatoes. ”

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Fandango’s new  Indie Movie Guide features info and news from film festivals, awards and pop culture events, and highlights indie films available in theaters and in the home on VOD and sources such as the company’s own FandangoNOW service.

Watch an episode below: