News Release

Hollywood.com, Inc. and Verizon Wireless Form Content Alliance

Hollywood.com Uses Its Own WAP Site to Provide 25 Million Verizon Wireless Customers Mobile Access To Extensive Entertainment Content

July 16, 2000

Gary Schweikhart
561/988-5016

Andrea Linskey
908/306-7845

Maureen Squillace
310/586-2077

Kristen Riddell
617/520-7058

HOLLYWOOD, CA, and BEDMINSTER, NJ — Verizon Wireless, the largest wireless provider in the U.S., and HOLLYWOOD.COM, INC. (Nasdaq: HOLL), the comprehensive, entertainment-focusd Internet company with a variety of popular Web sites and business-to-business divisions, today announced that they have signed an agreement to provide Hollywood.com's content, data and services directly to Verizon Wireless' 25 million Mobile Web c