Fandango, TiVo Launch TV Movie Ticketing Service

Los Angeles-based Fandango and digital video recorder company TiVo said yesterday that the two companies are launching a television application for movie information and ticketing. Fandango has integrated its ticketing services with TiVo and its set-top box, allowing customeres to access movie information and purchase movie tickets directly from TiVo DVRs. The new service offers Fandango's movie information, showtimes, theater locations, and ability to purchase tickets directly from TiVo. Fandango sells tickets over the web for movie theaters for approximately 1,100 theaters in the US.