NY Times launches “TimesTalks LIVE”


TimesTalks LIVE streams broadcasts of intimate discussions with today’s top talents and thinkers from TheTimesCenter. The simulcasts will be transmitted live, in HD via satellite to movie theaters and other venues across the US and Canada. Approximately 75 locations will participate in the pilot screenings, which is co-presented with BY Experience with additional sites expected to join.

The participating sites, to date, include 54 Cineplex theaters throughout Canada and 20 independent venues in the U.S. including California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Washington.

The first events to be broadcast will feature: John Irving in conversation with Times writer at large Charles McGrath, on 10/28; and Stephen King in conversation with Times book critic Janet Maslin on 11/10. Audiences at the various locations will have the opportunity to submit questions for consideration by the respective moderator in advance of each event through the TimesTalks Web site. For tickets, participating venues and theater box offices, please visit www.TimesTalks.com.