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October 26, 2009 12:56 ET

Media Advisory: The New York Times 'TimesTalks LIVE' Featuring John Irving at Cineplex Entertainment Theatres This Wednesday, October 28th

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 26, 2009) -

WHAT: 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. 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 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.

The second 'TimesTalks LIVE' broadcast will feature Stephen King in conversation with Times book critic Janet Maslin on Tuesday, November 10.

Advance tickets are now available online at www.cineplex.com/events as well as at participating theatre box offices. Please note the new series introductory pricing: admission for children ages 3 – 13 is $9.00, seniors is $10.95 and general admission is $12.95. 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.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 28th at 7 pm EST/PST, 8 pm MST and 9 pm CST

WHERE: For more information and participating locations, visit www.cineplex.com/events.

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