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



Buzztime Entertainment, Inc., a subsidiary of NTN NTN Narrative Television Network
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 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 This article or section needs sources or references that appear in reliable, third-party publications. Alone, primary sources and sources affiliated with the subject of this article are not sufficient for an accurate encyclopedia article.  of Maine in Portland, Maine Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maine, with a 2004 population of 63,882. Portland is Maine's cultural, social and economic capital. Tourists are drawn to Portland's historic Old Port district along Portland Harbor, which is at the mouth of the Fore River and part .

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 Prediction Games are games which allow users to guess at the outcome of future events. Prediction Games are generally operated online and are free for users to play. Points are awarded to players who most accurately predict the outcome of an event, and those points are converted  -- 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 (company) Microsoft Corporation - The biggest supplier of operating systems and other software for IBM PC compatibles. Software products include MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows, Windows NT, Microsoft Access, LAN Manager, MS Client, SQL Server, Open Data Base Connectivity (ODBC), MS Mail, , Digeo Inc. and the National Football League. Buzztime Entertainment Inc.'s interactive television studio and broadcast operations center The facility or location on an installation, base, or facility used by the commander to command, control, and coordinate all crisis activities. See also base defense operations center; command center.  are headquartered in Carlsbad, California Carlsbad is a coastal resort-town in northern San Diego County, California. According to the state Department of Finance, the city had a total population of 90,271 in 2003. . 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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