TCM, Fathom Renew Pact

Next Big Screen Classics Series Launches Next Month

TCM and Fathom Events have renewed their partnership for 2016.

The cable net and event company have been teaming on monthly theatrical screenings of the TCM Big Screen Classics series.

Studios supplying product include Paramount, Warner Bros., Sony Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox.

The first offering in the new series, on Jan. 17 and 20, will be Twentieth Century Fox’s Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), which teamed Paul Newman and Robert Redford for the first time.

Each film includes commentary from TCM's Robert Osborne or Ben Mankiewicz.