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LodgeNet Announces 2006 Top Performing Studio, Movie Titles
Twentieth Century Fox Leads Studios with Top Grossing Movies
The Da Vinci Code Heads List of Top 10 Movies
SIOUX FALLS, SD, January 4, 2007 – LodgeNet Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: LNET), the world’s largest provider of interactive television and broadband solutions to the lodging industry, today announced its list of top 10 movies for guest entertainment in 2006.  LodgeNet serves over 6,000 hotel properties worldwide giving approximately 300 million travelers access to hundreds of titles during their stay in 2006.  These were the most viewed video on demand Hollywood movies in properties served by LodgeNet during the year:
  1. The Da Vinci Code        
  2. The Break-Up  
  3. Failure to Launch         
  4. Walk the Line     
  5. The Devil Wears Prada       
  6. Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest    
  7. RV         
  8. Mission Impossible III         
  9. Fun with Dick & Jane          
  10. Ice Age: The Meltdown  
LodgeNet also announced that Twentieth Century Fox was the top-performing studio for 2007 based on gross receipts in LodgeNet-served hotel rooms.  This was the second year out of the last three that Fox topped the ratings.  

“Fox combines a great variety of excellent films with perfectly-timed release dates for travelers throughout the year,” said William M. Coleman, Vice President Studio Relations and Film Licensing Worldwide for LodgeNet. “’Walk the Line’, which opened in hotels January 15th, was a hit at the boxoffice and in hotels thanks to Fox’s strategy of releasing many of its films in mid-month when guests are looking for some new choices. ‘Ice Age’ was an ideal film for the whole family that Fox made available to LodgeNet’s hospitality clients at the beginning of the summer travel season – only eight weeks after it premiered in theaters.  Likewise, Fox offered the mid-summer hit ’The Devil Wears Prada’ to sophisticated hotel audiences in time for the fall travel cycle.”  Coleman also noted that Fox develops customized promos for its films that appeal to hospitality guests and attract a wider pay-per-view audience.  
Dave Smith, Vice President of Pay TV Sales and Channel Operations at Twentieth Century Fox, said “LodgeNet is a respected partner in Fox’s promotional efforts to deliver its most current entertainment to travelers.  We value the way LodgeNet creates a win-win for both hotel guests and Fox.  We expect 2007 to be another award-winning year in the hospitality industry for Fox.”

About LodgeNet
LodgeNet Entertainment Corporation ( is the world leader in interactive TV and broadband solutions to hotels throughout the United States and Canada as well as select international markets.  These services include on-demand movies, on-demand games, music and music videos, subscription sports programming, and television on-demand programming, as well as high-speed Internet access; all designed to serve the needs of the lodging industry and the traveling public. LodgeNet provides service to more than one million interactive hotel rooms and serves more than 6,000 hotel properties worldwide.  LodgeNet estimates that during 2005, approximately 300 million domestic and international travelers had access to LodgeNet’s interactive television systems.  In addition, LodgeNet is a leading innovator in the delivery of on-demand patient education, information, and entertainment to healthcare facilities.  LodgeNet is listed on NASDAQ and trades under the symbol LNET.




Ann Parker
Director of Corporate Communications
LodgeNet Entertainment Corp

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