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National CineMedia (NCMI) President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell



What: Kurt C. Hall, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of National CineMedia (NCMI) will preside over the opening bell to celebrate the company's initial public offering on NASDAQ. National CineMedia, LLC (NCM) develops pre-feature entertainment; cinema and lobby advertising products; comprehensive meeting and event services; and distributes other entertainment programming content on nearly 13,000 movie screens nationwide operated by its founding member theatre circuits, AMC Entertainment Inc., Cinemark USA, Inc. and Regal Entertainment Group, as well as other theatre affiliates. The company distributes its products and services across its Digital Content Network (DCN), the largest in-theatre digital distribution network in North America, comprised of over 11,000 digital theatre screens. NCM's network is available in 149 Designated Market Areas(r) (49 of the top 50), reaching approximately 500 million movie patrons annually. Upon completion of this offering, National CineMedia, Inc. (Nasdaq:NCMI) will become a managing member of NCM. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Thursday, February 8, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Lauren Leff Vice President, Communications National CineMedia 212.931.8107; NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220;

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.


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