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October 07, 2009 07:00 ET

Cineplex Entertainment Theatres to Show The New York Times 'TimesTalks Live'

TimesTalks conversations from TheTimesCenter to be broadcast via satellite in High-Definition

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 7, 2009) -



Wednesday, October 28 - Author John Irving
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in conversation with Times writer at large Charles McGrath

Tuesday, November 10 - Author Stephen King
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in conversation with Times book critic Janet Maslin


Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) is pleased to present TimesTalks LIVE, broadcasts of intimate discussions with New York Times journalists and today's top talents and thinkers, from TheTimesCenter in New York City. The broadcasts will be transmitted live, in High-Definition via satellite to select Cineplex Entertainment theatres across the country, and are presented by The New York Times and BY Experience, Inc.

The first TimesTalks LIVE broadcast will feature: John Irving in conversation with Times writer at large Charles McGrath, on Wednesday, October 28; and Stephen King in conversation with Times book critic Janet Maslin on Tuesday, November 10. Audiences at the various locations will have the opportunity to submit questions for consideration by the respective moderator in advance of each event. Have a question for Mr. Irving or Mr. King? Email it to www.TimesTalks.com.

"We are pleased to partner with BY Experience to bring celebrated authors John Irving and Stephen King to our theatre guests across the country," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "Having guests join the discussion by submitting their questions prior to the event makes this a great experience and supports Cineplex's commitment to providing exceptional entertainment."

"The New York Times is an unparalleled institution of the highest journalistic integrity," said Julie Borchard-Young, president, BY Experience, Inc. "We are delighted to be working with Cineplex Entertainment to offer audiences across North America access to a unique, engaging and inspiring form of entertainment through TimesTalks LIVE."

Advance tickets are now available online at www.cineplex.com/events as well as at participating theatre box offices. Admission for children ages 3 - 13 is $10.95 + tax, seniors is $14.95 + tax and general admission is $16.95 + tax. A special group rate is also available for groups of 20 or more. For more information on group rates, call 1-800-313-4461 or email corporatesales@cineplex.com.

Cineplex Entertainment will present TimesTalks LIVE at the following select theatres across the country at 7 pm EST/PST, 8 pm MST and 9 pm CST:



BRITISH COLUMBIA
SilverCity Coquitlam Cinemas Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver
170 Schoolhouse Street 900 Burrard Street
Coquitlam, BC Vancouver, BC

SilverCity Victoria Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Park & Tilford Cinemas
3130 Tillicum Road 200-333 Brooksbank Avenue
Victoria, BC North Vancouver, BC

Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo Famous Players 7 Cinemas
213-4750 Rutherford Road 2306 Highway 6
Nanaimo, BC Vernon, BC

Colossus Langley Cinemas SilverCity Riverport Cinemas
20090 91A Avenue 14211 Entertainment Way
Langley, BC Richmond, BC

Cineplex Odeon Aberdeen Mall Famous Players Orchard Plaza Cinemas
Cinemas 160-1876 Cooper Road
700-1320 Trans Canada Highway Kelowna, BC
Kamloops, BC

ALBERTA
Scotiabank Theatre Chinook Scotiabank Theatre Edmonton
6455 Macleod Trail SW 8882-170 Street
Calgary, AB Edmonton, AB

Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cineplex Odeon Crowfoot Crossing
Cinemas Cinemas
1525-99th Street NW 91 Crowfoot Terrace NW
Edmonton, AB Calgary, AB

Cineplex Odeon Grand Prairie Galaxy Cinemas Medicine Hat
Cinemas 3292 Dunmore Road SE
10330-109th Street Medicine Hat, AB
Grand Prairie, AB

MANITOBA
SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas
817 St. James Street
Winnipeg, MB

SASKATCHEWAN
Galaxy Cinemas Regina Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon
420 McCarthy Boulevard N 347 2nd Avenue
Regina, SK Saskatoon, SK

Galaxy Cinemas Moose Jaw
1235 Main Street N
Moose Jaw, SK

ONTARIO
Scotiabank Theatre Toronto Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas
259 Richmond Street W 1025 The Queensway
Toronto, ON Etobicoke, ON

Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Sheppard Grande
300 Borough Drive Cinemas
Scarborough, ON 4861 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

SilverCity Richmond Hill Cinemas Coliseum Mississauga Cinemas
8725 Yonge Street 309 Rathburn Road W
Richmond Hill, ON Mississauga, ON

Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough SilverCity Newmarket Cinemas
320 Water Street 18151 Yonge Street
Peterborough, ON Newmarket, ON

Cineplex Odeon Gardiners Road Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square
Cinemas Cinemas
626 Gardiners Road 7555 Montrose Road
Kingston, ON Niagara Falls, ON

Galaxy Cinemas Barrie Cineplex Odeon Oshawa Cinemas
72 Commerce Park Drive 1351 Grandview Street N
Barrie, ON Oshawa, ON

Galaxy Cinemas Orangeville SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas
85 Fifth Avenue 355 Barrydowne Road
Orangeville, ON Sudbury, ON

SilverCity Oakville Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall
3531 Wyecroft Road Cinemas
Oakville, ON 3100 Howard Avenue
Windsor, ON

SilverCity London Cinemas Cineplex Odeon Westmount & VIP
1680 Richmond Street Cinemas
London, ON 755 Wonderland Road S
London, ON

Galaxy Cinemas Guelph Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo
485 Woodlawn Road W 550 King Street N
Guelph, ON Waterloo, ON

SilverCity Thunder Bay Cinemas SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas
850 North May Street 771 Golf Links Road
Thunder Bay, ON Ancaster, ON

Galaxy Cinemas Brantford SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas
300 King George Road 2385 City Park Drive
Brantford, ON Gloucester, ON

Cineplex Odeon South Keys Cinemas
2214 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON

QUEBEC
Scotiabank Theatre Montreal Cineplex Odeon Ste. Foy Cinemas
977 rue Ste-Catherine O 1200 boul. Duplessis
Montreal, QC Ste. Foy, QC

Galaxy Cinemas Sherbrooke Cineplex Odeon Brossard Cinemas
4204 rue Bertrand 9350 boul. Leduc
Rock Forest, QC Brossard, QC

Colossus Laval Cinemas Coliseum Kirkland Cinemas
2800 rue Cosmodome 3200 rue Jean Yves
Laval, QC Kirkland, QC


Information on the first TimesTalks LIVE simulcasts includes:

A Conversation with Novelist John Irving

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009 - 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.

Winner of the National Book Award and the Academy Award, author John Irving (The World According to Garp, The Cider House Rules, A Widow for One Year) is one of America's most renowned and popular novelists. In this exclusive New York interview appearance, Irving talks with New York Times writer at large Charles McGrath about Last Night in Twisted River, his first novel in four years, a story spanning five decades in the lives of a father and son, and about his more than 40 years as a best-selling author.

A Conversation with Novelist Stephen King

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 - 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. ET

On the publication of his latest novel, Under the Dome, celebrated storyteller and best-selling author Stephen King (Just After Sunset, Duma Key, The Stand, The Shining and more than 50 other novels) talks about his career as a novelist, screenwriter and columnist. He discusses, with New York Times book critic Janet Maslin, his new work, a tour de force set in a Maine town and featuring more than 100 characters who encounter a supernatural element as baffling and chilling as any the author has ever conjured.

About The New York Times Company

The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT), a leading media company with 2008 revenues of $2.9 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers, WQXR-FM and more than 50 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.

About BY Experience

BY Experience is the pioneer of global live "alternative content" digital cinema events. Credits: Worldwide Distribution Representative of "The Met: Live in HD," International (ex-UK) Distribution Representative of the British National Theatre's series "NT Live"; Past events include: Cinema Distributor of the "BBC Last Night of the Proms 2009" Sept. 12, 2009; BY Experience as Executive Producer for Cinema: "This American Life - Live! with Ira Glass" (2009) and (2008); "David Gilmour: Remember That Night - Live from the Royal Albert Hall" (2007); "David Bowie: Reality - Live & Interactive" (2003). For more information, visit: www.byexperience.net.

About Cineplex Entertainment

As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 129 theatres with 1,328 screens serving more than 63.5 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the largest exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates the following top tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 99.6% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit www.cineplex.com.

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