LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Evolve Media's CraveOnline Media (http://www.craveonline.com), the largest online male lifestyle publisher, announced today the official relaunch of ComingSoon.net, one of the most respected and trusted online sources for entertainment coverage. Coinciding with the site's 16th anniversary, the relaunch offers a variety of visual enhancements and special features—along with an all new mobile and tablet-friendly site—that allows ComingSoon.net to deliver unparalleled access to its fans, followers and industry insiders.
Known for its breaking news, ComingSoon.net explores every corner of the entertainment industry from cinema/retail release dates, to worldwide exclusive trailers, reviews and interviews with key influencers. With its new mobile and tablet optimized site, readers are now able to easily access ComingSoon.net while away from their desktops, allowing for industry news on the go. Aligning with the site's redesign, coverage has also expanded to include more television, video games and home entertainment news. Garnering 1.29 million unique visitors per month (comScore, September 2014), ComingSoon.net reviews are often quoted within film trailers and on DVDs and Blu-rays, while key film, TV and game talent frequently share posts from the site’s social channels.
Within the redesigned site, readers will immediately notice a sleek new homepage layout and image-heavy format, with enhanced navigation and organization. The site's articles now feature a steady stream of content that is activated through the infinite scroll feature. Within the Movies section, films are presented through their posters, and users can toggle through release dates, as well as genre. By hovering over each film, users will have the option to watch the trailer, buy tickets via Fandango, or head to the film's page, which acts as a central location for all news, photos and trailers pertaining to each movie. A new module on the right keeps entertainment fans informed by allowing them to click between current box office earnings, new DVD releases and upcoming movies.
Additionally, the popular Trailers section now presents a playlist for recently-released previews, while a variety of film trailers are displayed below—including those that are exclusive to ComingSoon.net. By visiting the new Extras section, readers will find extended coverage of viral content that's creating buzz in the entertainment world, including videos, photos, music and more.
“Editor-in-Chief, Mirko Parlevliet founded ComingSoon.net sixteen years ago as a dedicated fan site. Since then, the fan base has not only grown exponentially, but the site has become one of the most relied-upon sources for breaking entertainment news—making it a trusted authority amongst industry insiders,” said John Keefer, General Manager of CraveOnline and Vice President of Evolve Media. “CraveOnline Media is excited and proud to elevate ComingSoon.net with a sleek new design fit to match its prominent reputation.”
“With the largest portfolio of male lifestyle enthusiast sites on the web, CraveOnline Media is unparalleled in its ability to connect with influential millennial males who are truly passionate about the content they consume. The continued growth of ComingSoon.net is a prime example of that. ComingSoon.net consistently delivers an audience of highly engaged entertainment enthusiasts—a key factor in making our partnerships with brand marketers so successful,” said Geoff Schiller, Chief Revenue Officer of Evolve Media, parent company of CraveOnline Media. “ComingSoon.net’s user-friendly enhancements and new responsive design format combined with the power of our award-winning marketing and content solutions will allow us to elevate the ComingSoon.net brand to even greater heights.”
About CraveOnline Media, LLC
CraveOnline (www.craveonline.com) is the #1 male lifestyle destination reaching men ages 18-34 featuring video, movies, TV, music, sports, games, cars, humor and more. As the largest male lifestyle publishing company, CraveOnline Media attracts over 26 million unique visitors per month. CraveOnline strives to get users the most up-to-date and coolest content on the web. For advertisers, CraveOnline produces custom, integrated media programs that leverage rich media, video, mobile and social in ways that allow the marketing message to be an uninterrupted part of the user experience. Recent brand advertisers include Schick, Wrigley, IKEA, Universal, LG, Nikon, Coke, Pepsi, Unilever. The company is based in Los Angeles with sales offices in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Toronto. CraveOnline is part of Evolve Media (www.evolvemediallc.com).