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Fandango acquires Flixster and Rotten Tomatoes

Feb 18, 2016 - The Deal Pipeline
Mergers and Acquisitions

Movie ticket vendor Fandango Media LLC announced Thursday that it had acquired movie social media websites Flixster Inc. and Rotten Tomatoes from Warner Bros. Entertainment, a division of media giant Time Warner Inc. (TWX). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Flixster is a movie social media site that allows viewers to learn about upcoming movie releases, watch movie trailers and interact with other movie fans. Rotten Tomatoes is primarily a movie review aggregating website. Acc...