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Comcast to Conduct Trial of Buzztime(R) Trivia Game Channel in Baltimore Area.

Buzztime Entertainment, Inc., a subsidiary of NTN Communications , announced that it will conduct a technical trial of the Buzztime(R) Trivia Channel, an interactive television game channel, with Comcast Digital Cable customers in Maryland's Harford and Howard Counties beginning later this month.

The Buzztime Trivia Channel is currently available to digital cable subscribers of Susquehanna Communications in York, Penn., and Williamsport, Penn., and digital cable subscribers of Time Warner Cable of Maine in Portland, Maine.

The Buzztime Trivia Channel features six categories of play-along trivia games for players of varying interests and ability levels with real-time competition and rankings among households. Buzztime game play categories include TV Trivia, History Trivia, Kids Only Trivia(R), Music Trivia, Sports Trivia(TM) and Countdown(R) -- the longest running interactive trivia game in the world. Buzztime trivia game players simultaneously compete with other homes on participating digital cable systems. The channel provides players with local and national real-time rankings throughout each competition to create a one-of-a-kind connected user experience.

About Buzztime Entertainment Inc. Buzztime Entertainment, Inc. is a subsidiary of NTN Communications, Inc. , is the developer and distributor of Play-Along Television(TM) technology and programming. Buzztime Entertainment, Inc. develops Buzztime(R), the Play-Along Television community for multiplayer games and competitions on digital cable featuring six channels of trivia games for players of all interests and ability levels. Buzztime's trivia and play-along sports games have been available to millions of players in restaurants and sports bars via the NTN Network for almost 20 years. The company owns one of the world's largest databases of iTV trivia and operates an interactive broadcast studio where it produces multiplayer trivia game shows, live sports prediction games -- such as QB1(R) Predict the Play(R) football -- popular arcade and classic games as well as live viewer polling across iTV, mobile and PC platforms. Buzztime Entertainment has partnerships with NTN Communications, Inc., Media General, Inc., Liberate Technologies, Microsoft Corporation, Digeo Inc. and the National Football League. Buzztime Entertainment Inc.'s interactive television studio and broadcast operations center are headquartered in Carlsbad, California. The company website is located at http://www.buzztime.com/.

Except for historical references, this release contains forward-looking statements which reflect management's current views of future events and operations, including, but not limited to, statements pertaining to the trial on Comcast's system in Baltimore, the continuation of the trial,, the successful integration and market feasibility of the Buzztime Channel, and the continuation of the agreement by and between Comcast and Buzztime Entertainment, Inc., all of which are subject to risks and uncertainties including the risks of changing economic conditions, product demand and market acceptance, the impact of competitive products and pricing, and other factors detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including NTN's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2003. NTN disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
 For further information, please contact:
 Carrie Gerlach, Anachel Communications, +1-310-546-9170 or
 carrie@anachel.com
 Jennifer Johnson, Anachel Communications, 310-546-9570 or jj@anachel.com
 John P. Salvador, NTN Communications, (888) 752-9686 x1180 or
 John.Salvador@ntn.com



CONTACT: Carrie Gerlach, +1-310-546-9170, carrie@anachel.com, or Jennifer Johnson, +1-310-546-9570, jj@anachel.com, both of Anachel Communications, for NTN Communications; or John P. Salvador of NTN Communications, +1-888-752-9686 x1180, John.Salvador@ntn.com

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