NEW YORK, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — TicketsNow, a Ticketmaster company and leading online resale marketplace for sports, concert, and theater tickets is pleased to announce a new ticketing relationship with FOX Sports Interactive Media. The relationship gives fans access to ticket inventory on TicketsNow.com via dedicated links throughout FOXSports.com.
The agreement designates TicketsNow as the Official Ticket Provider of FOXSports.com and creates a convenient and secure destination for fans searching for tickets to events nationwide. TicketsNow links are contextually integrated into FOXSports.com Team Pages, Standings Pages, Schedule Pages, Scores Pages, Gametrax Pages, and Racetrax Pages. Fans can also purchase tickets to the nation’s top sporting events through a custom, dynamic TicketsNow “ticket widget,” which appears on the FOXSports.com home page.
“We are extremely excited to team up with FOX Sports Interactive, giving their visitors the ability to buy and sell event tickets in a fan-friendly marketplace,” said Julia Vander Ploeg, General Manager of TicketsNow. “Providing fans with the opportunity to purchase their tickets right where they get their news, information, schedules and stats on their favorite sports teams is a tremendous benefit. It aligns perfectly with what we are all about, which is making the ticket buying experience as convenient and safe as possible for the fan.”
“Teaming up with a multiplatform ticket provider that offers premium seats to sports, music, and theater events underscores FOXSports.com’s commitment to keeping fans entertained and engaged,” said Jeff Husvar, Executive Vice-President and General Manager for FOX Sports Interactive Media.
About FOXSports.com.com on MSN
FOXSports.com on MSN is a leading sports Website that delivers exclusive commentary and sports video, breaking news, real-time stats and fantasy games to more than 26 million unique visitors monthly. FOXSports.com is the online extension of FOX Sports television coverage and is the exclusive provider of sports content for MSN.com in the US, located at http://msn.foxsports.com. FOXSports.com is an industry leader in the delivery of sports content to mobile devices. Sports fans can access the latest scores, stats and news while on the go from FOXSports.com on MSN Mobile, simply by entering FOXSports.com on their Web-enabled mobile phones, or texting SPORTS to either 36977 or FOXSP.
TicketsNow is your connection to all of the fun and excitement of live music, theater, and sports. A leading online resale marketplace where buyers can choose from a large selection of premium tickets, TicketsNow provides consumers secure and convenient access to event tickets that are often hard to get through primary distribution channels. A wholly owned subsidiary of Ticketmaster, TicketsNow is a founding member of the NATB, which promotes the highest level of ethics in the event ticket resale industry. For more information, visit www.TicketsNow.com.