SOURCE: TicketNetwork / Ticket Software LLC

January 03, 2008 09:00 ET

N.Y. Daily News Partners With TicketNetwork Direct to Deliver Real Time Tickets to Yankees, Mets, Jets, Giants, Theater and Concert Fans

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - January 3, 2008) - TicketNetwork.com, the leading source for the ticket industry's most comprehensive inventory, today announced it has partnered with the New York Daily News to offer New York sports, theater and concert-goers premiere tickets to the Big Apple's most popular events on its Web site, NYDailyNews.com. TicketNetwork Direct provides NYDailyNews.com with robust technology for a seamless way to sell tickets directly to consumers via its highly visited Web site.

NYDailyNews.com is a popular destination for New Yorkers and the city's many visitors. Users can purchase tickets to season and playoff games, which are offered alongside feature stories on the New York sports franchises, including the Yankees, Mets, Knicks, Nets and Rangers. Theater tickets for sold out Broadway shows and concerts in New York are also available for purchase on NYDailyNews.com.

"New York is one of the entertainment capitals of the world," said John Beck, Director of Online Advertising Sales and Business Development at the Daily News. "As New York's #1 newspaper, we are anticipating great success with TicketNetwork.com, the leading provider of online tickets. The new partnership will provide New Yorkers and visitors with easy access to tickets for Broadway shows, sporting events and concerts. This is just one of many exciting new developments at NYDailyNews.com."

"We are pleased to serve as a ticket resource to NYDailyNews.com, a Web site that logs 36 million page views monthly," said Don Vaccaro, CEO of TicketNetwork.com. "In addition to offering quality news and entertainment content, site visitors will be further engaged with the option of purchasing hard-to-come-by tickets to the season's most popular venues and sporting events in the New York area."

About TicketNetwork Direct

TicketNetwork Direct powers websites with seamless access to the ticketing industry's largest inventory for popular local performances, shows, concerts and sporting events at competitive prices. TicketNetwork Direct enhances the ticket offerings of partner websites at a critical stage in the purchase process, when sports fans, tourists and locals are actively seeking information.

About TicketNetwork.com

TicketNetwork.com is the leading source for the most comprehensive selection of tickets at competitive prices. It is the world's leading provider of real-time ticket inventory and sells sought after tickets to concert, sporting, and theater events through North America. TicketNetwork's inventory includes more than 4 million tickets to 71,000 events worldwide. TicketNetwork's properties include: TicketLiquidator.com, TicketNetwork Direct, TicketNews, Ticket Summit and TicketNetwork point-of-sale solutions.

TicketNetwork.com was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Vernon, Connecticut. For more information, visit www.ticketnetwork.com.

About the Daily News

The Daily News is the largest and most widely read newspaper in the New York metropolitan market and the fifth largest newspaper in the country. The Daily News continues to lead all other newspapers as the paper of choice for New York City residents. Along with its newly redesigned web site -- NYDailyNews.com -- the Daily News reaches 4.6 million readers per week, making the New York Daily News the most read local newspaper in the United States (according to Scarborough Research, New York Market, 12 months ending 2007 R2).

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