Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Obama Inauguration on the big screen

Wow, this is something.

A total FIRST for any POTUS.

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.

One thing is a sure hit either in print, magazines or television the name "OBAMA" sells and brings in ratings.

All inaugural information, look to your right, under labels and click on inauguration.

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