|[September 25, 2013]
Target Introduces Target Ticket, a Family-Friendly Digital Video Service
MINNEAPOLIS --(Business Wire)--
Today Target (News - Alert)®Corp. (NYSE:TGT) announced that Target
Ticket, its new digital video service, is available to guests
nationwide. The convenient service, ideal for families with children,
gives guests an easy way to access and enjoy their favorite titles on
their preferred digital channels and devices anytime, anywhere.
Target partnered with Common Sense Media, a San Francisco-based
non-profit organization best known for its reviews of movies and
television shows. Through the partnership, Target Ticket gives guests
access to thousands of reviews, making it easier for parents to choose
the right content for their children. In addition to an overall quality
rating, guests can set filters according to age-appropriateness, level
of violence, profanity, MPAA and TV Parental Guidelines, putting guests'
in control of the content they deem appropriate for viewing. Parents can
customize a profile for each family member, allowing multiple viewers to
watch their preferred content simultaneously on different devices.
"Many of our guests told us that streaming and viewing videos is
complicated, so we created Target Ticket to simplify the experience,"
said Anne Stanchfield, divisional merchandise manager of entertainment,
Target. "Target Ticket will help guests who are looking for a kid-safe,
easy-to-use service that mirrors what they have come to expect from
Target's entertainmen offerings - a premium selection of the newest
titles plus exclusive content, all at an affordable price."
Additional Target Ticket features include:
30,000 movie and television titles available to buy or rent, download
or stream at home or on-the-go, starting as low as $.99.
No subscription or sign-up fees, plus REDcard holders receive 5
percent off each purchase.
Premium selection of new blockbuster films. Current releases offered
include "World War Z," "Iron Man 3," "Star Trek Into Darkness," "The
Croods" and more.
Highly sought after series such as HBO's "Game of Thrones" and "True
Blood" and SHOWTIME'S ® "HOMELAND."
More than 50 popular next-day television shows including "The Walking
Dead," "Big Bang (News - Alert) Theory," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" and more.
Viewers can watch rented content as many times as they want within a
48-hour rental period.
Target exclusive bonus footage available in select movies.
Target Ticket will offer 10 free downloads on select movies for each
Target Ticket is currently available on PC and MAC, Android and iOS, Roku®,
Xbox, Samsung (News - Alert) televisions and Blu-Ray players, with availability on
additional devices in the coming months. Guests can visit TargetTicket.com
to access the service or download the Target Ticket app through the App
Store or Google (News - Alert) Play.
For additional details about the service, guests can visit TargetTicket.com
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) serves guests at 1,870
stores - 1,788 in the United States and 82 in Canada - and at
Target.com. Since 1946, Target has given 5 percent of its profit through
community grants and programs; today, that giving equals more than $4
million a week. For more information about Target's commitment to
corporate responsibility, visit target.com/corporateresponsibility.
For more information, visit Target.com/Pressroom.
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