It’s Summertime Madness at ‘RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party!’ With RiffTrax, MST3K Alumni and More Coming to Movie Theaters This June

Sidesplitting Two-Night Event Hits the Big Screen on June 15 and 20,
Featuring Bridget Jones, Mary Jo Pehl, Trace Beaulieu and Frank Conniff

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#RiffTraxLive–No need for any SPF 50 at this Summer Shorts Beach Party! Coming to
cinemas for two hilarious nights this June “RiffTrax
Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party!
,” unites the RiffTrax
masterminds: Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill
(of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fame), MST3K alumni and
some famous friends to put the (sun)burns on a series of bizarre shorts,
as well as a few goofy educational bits.

Presented by Fathom Events and RiffTrax, “RiffTrax Live: Summer
Shorts Beach Party!
” comes to movie theaters nationwide live on
Thursday, June 15 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT / 7:00 p.m. MT / 8:00
p.m. PT (MT and PT tape-delayed) with a special second showing on
Tuesday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. (local time).

Joining Mike, Kevin and Bill will be RiffTrax’s own duo of Bridget
(MST3K’s beloved “Mister B Natural”) and Mary Jo Pehl
(MST3K’s “Pearl Forrester”), Paul F. Tompkins (“BoJack Horseman,”
“Comedy Bang-Bang”), plus MST3K’s “The Mads” themselves: Trace
(“Dr. Clayton Forrester,” “Crow T. Robot”), “TV’s Frank”
and more special guests to be announced. Following the
shorts, the ensemble cast will join on stage to treat audiences to a
“RIFF-A-PALOOZA” – featuring all the performers at once!

Tickets for “RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party!” can be
purchased beginning Thursday, April 13, 2017 online by visiting
or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will
be able to enjoy the event in select movie theaters through Fathom’s
Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). A complete list of theater locations
will be available April 13 on the Fathom Event’s website
(theaters and participants are subject to change).

Prior to the “Shorts” event, “RiffTrax
Live: Samurai Cop
” will be broadcast live to movie theaters
nationwide on Thursday, April 13 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. CT / 7:00
p.m. MT/ 8:00 p.m. PT, with a second showing on Tuesday, April 18 at
7:30 p.m. local time.

“Last year, when RiffTrax’s Mike, Kevin and Bill brought MST3K cast
members together for the ‘RifffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion Show,’ the fan
response was overwhelming,” Fathom Events CEO John Rubey said. “We’re
thrilled they’ve once again secured Trace, Frank, Mary Jo and Bridget
for this event – one that’s certain to be a highlight of 2017.”

RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party!” is the 25th
RiffTrax title for Fathom Events since the 2009 start of the companies’
partnership. Some of the most popular titles in the RiffTrax Live lineup
include the “MST3K Reunion Show,” “Starship Troopers” and “Night of the
Living Dead.”

***Editor Note: Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett will be
available for select interviews.

For artwork/photos related to “RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts
Beach Party!
” visit
or the Fathom Events press

About Fathom Events

Fathom Events is recognized as the leading domestic distributor of event
cinema with participating affiliate theaters in all 100 of the top
Designated Market Areas®, and ranks as one of the largest overall
distributors of content to movie theaters. Owned by AMC Entertainment
Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal
Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) (known collectively as AC JV, LLC),
Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events
such as live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera,
dance and theatre productions like the Bolshoi Ballet and National
Theatre Live, sporting events like Copa America Centenario, concerts
with artists like Michael Bublé, Rush and Mötley Crüe, the yearlong TCM
Big Screen Classics film series and inspirational events such as To Joey
With Love and Kirk Cameron’s Revive US. Fathom Events takes audiences
behind the scenes and offers unique extras including audience Q&As,
backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the
ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network
(“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America,
bringing live and pre-recorded events to 896 locations and 1,383 screens
in 181 DMAs. For more information, visit

About RiffTrax

RiffTrax is an entertainment company featuring the stars of the
Emmy-nominated, Peabody Award-winning show “Mystery Science Theater
3000.” Comedians Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy (Tom Servo) and Bill
Corbett (Crow T. Robot), bring their funny running MST3K-type commentary
to movies of all kind. From riffs on the biggest Hollywood blockbusters
to the worst B-movies, RiffTrax has a library of over 500 titles
available at and on digital platforms everywhere. RiffTrax
has also produced five prime time television specials for the National
Geographic Channel. RiffTrax releases a newly riffed movie, short film
or TV program each week, and performs the RiffTrax Live comedy series
four times a year where a movie is riffed live and simulcast into over
700 theaters across North America. Our brand-new RiffTrax app on iOS and
Android magically syncs our Riffs to the biggest blockbuster movies like
Star Wars, Twilight and Harry Potter. RiffTrax was founded in 2006 and
is headquartered in San Diego, CA. To find out more about RiffTrax,


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