Fandango built it's brand by becoming the number one destination for buying movie tickets. They've now transformed themselves into the number one destination for movie fans altogether. Recently they've been creating original video series that is turning Fandango into an OTT platform of its own. This week they launched their latest series, "Naked Lunch," with Phil Rosenthal, the Emmy Award-winning creator of “Everybody Loves Raymond,” and David Wild, the Emmy-nominated TV writer and longtime Rolling Stone Contributing Editor.
According to the release:
On the show, hosts Rosenthal and Wild promise to be fully clothed, but the conversations over lunch with assorted Hollywood greats from film, music and television will be endlessly revealing and nakedly entertaining.
Rosenthal and Wild reveal that the show came out of their frequent meals with a wide variety of hungry entertainers: “This show is being created with Fandango so we can share our lunchtime fun with the world -- and more importantly write off our meals as legitimate business expenses. We look forward to intimate conversations with a wide range of smart and funny people hungry for a little movie talk and a little lunch.”
Found Remote asked Fandango's Chief Creative Officer Sandro Corsaro why they launched the show. “Fandango is always looking to work with the industry’s top content creators – and we trust that Phil & David will put together something truly memorable,” he told Found Remote. He added that, "“We are always looking for unique and sharable original content to entertain our fans and to introduce them to new movies.”