Skip to comments.Obama inauguration to air in theaters (MSNBC pact puts coverage in 27 U.S. locations)
Posted on 01/13/2009 10:16:32 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY
NEW YORK -- President-elect Barack Obama is on his way to the big screen, thanks to a deal between MSNBC and Screenvision that will put the news channel's inaugural coverage in 27 theaters around the country.
Free tickets are being handed out via MSNBC.com to see the inauguration and parade from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. ET at the 27 theaters run by 11 exhibitor partners in 21 markets. Midday Tuesday isn't necessarily a big movie time, so it helps to fill the theater -- and boost popcorn and soda sales -- at a time when it's not usually busy.
That means that Keith Olbermann, Rachel Maddow, Chris Matthews and other MSNBC and NBC personalities will play the big movie screen in addition to the usual MSNBC cable and satellite stream. MSNBC won't be in high-definition until the second quarter, but both the channel and Screenvision say the quality will still be high.
"It'll look great," MSNBC president Phil Griffin said. "We're thrilled about it."
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This satire or has my world really turned upside down?
Big friggin deal.....I’m not watching that farce....are you?
Capitalists aren’t so evil when they sell Popcorn and soda pop to apostles of Obama.
Can they use the Freedom card for that?
Hrmmm if we could get the script first we could have an Obama Horror Picture Show event!
The way the media is behaving you think this guy farts rainbows.
Love to go but I’m going to be washing my hair then.
Great. And here I went and broke my DVD player this past weekend. Come weekend I'll either need to fix it or buy a replacement, because I'm dammm sure not going to spend all next week watching that public porn-fest. Only '24'.
This is a little over the Top even for MSNBC. . . Are their ratings this bad ?
I’ll be at Work during this “Event”, which afterall is just a swearing in Ceremony followed by platitudes.
These Obama worshippers in the media are so pathetic.
Coultr is right - the MSM just wants to have sex with Obama.
Sorry. I’ve got my peach pit carving class to go to.
Just...thrilled! Gettin' all tingly down his leg...
I’m think that this violates the separation of church and state. If you know what I mean.
JAN 20th, 2009.....the day America died....
They must have to cover their laps when talking about That One.
I am stunned. Just when I think it cannot get more outrageous, it does.
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I bet movie rentals/PPV goes thru the roof! lol Unless you're like my mom who will tune in to see what Michelle and Oprah are wearing (mom actually believes that Michelle will become another Jackie O with Oprahs help) lol
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