This signature event allows us to engage with our customers, and we've been able to partner with ReelzChannel to capture all the fright for their viewers.
Herndon, VA (Vocus) October 10, 2009
RCN Corporation is a supporting sponsor of WGN Radio and Tribune Company's "Chronicles of the Cursed: Hades Emerged," Chicago's largest and scariest haunted house. Filled with monsters and mayhem, "Chronicles of the Cursed" is expected to draw 40,000 people looking for the fright of their lives this Halloween season.
The 20,000-square-foot haunted house features 60 performers in nine rooms of activities with theatrical staging and effects. Admission is $20 for a terrifying trip through the underworld located at 560 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago. To learn more, visit http://www.cursedchicago.com.
On Saturday, October 10, RCN's programming partner REELZCHANNEL will have a production crew onsite filming a Halloween-themed episode of "REELZCHANNEL Spotlight," which is scheduled to air October 31 at 7:30 pm (ET). In addition to dodging axes and monsters, attendees can view trailers for the horror comedy, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant and the alien abduction thriller, The Fourth Kind. RCN representatives will also offer giveaways to those who dare to experience the haunted house.
RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) is a leading provider of all-digital and high definition video, high-speed internet, and premium voice services to residential and small-medium business customers, in Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, PA, New York, Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C., as well as high-capacity transport services to carrier and large enterprise customers.
"We're thrilled to support 'Chronicles of the Cursed' this year," said Tom McKay, Senior Vice President and General Manager of RCN Chicago. "This signature event allows us to engage with our customers, and we've been able to partner with ReelzChannel to capture all the fright for their viewers."
"Much like a movie set where people are in costume and elaborate stages have been constructed, haunted houses are all about entertaining their fans," said John deGarmo REELZCHANNEL SVP Affiliate Relations & International. "By being involved with RCN for the 'Chronicles of the Cursed' event, REELZCHANNEL can share the thrill of Halloween and our love for scary movies with our fans in Chicago and across the country."
About RCN Corporation
RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI), http://www.rcn.com, is a competitive broadband services provider delivering all-digital and high definition video, high-speed internet and premium voice services to residential and small-medium business customers under the brand names of RCN and RCN Business Services, respectively. In addition, through its RCN Metro Optical Networks business unit, RCN delivers fiber-based high-capacity data transport services to large commercial customers, primarily large enterprises and carriers, targeting the metropolitan central business districts in the company's geographic markets. RCN's primary service areas include Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley (PA), New York City, Boston and Chicago. (RCNI-G)
About RCN Chicago
RCN serves Chicago's lakefront, including Lincoln Park, Lake View, Gold Coast, Streeterville, Rogers Park and Village of Skokie.
"REELZCHANNEL Spotlight" - Saturday and Sunday 7:30pm ET/ 4:30pm PT
This half-hour original series puts the spotlight on topics like our fascination with fear through scary movies or how Comic-Con changed movies forever. Movies, actors and special events can all be found in the spotlight each week, as the show presents material not available anywhere else - including extended interviews, trailers and clips, behind-the-scenes reporting and news. (Original Series)
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