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Wednesday, June 01, 2016 Launches New "Own Home" National Advertising Campaign Starring Actress Elizabeth Banks Launches New "Own Home" National Advertising Campaign Starring Actress Elizabeth Banks

Banks Returns in a Series of TV Spots and Digital Videos that Depict the Dream Home Search

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --, a leading online real estate destination operated by News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA]; [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] subsidiary Move, Inc., today launched a new marketing campaign with actress, producer and director, Elizabeth Banks. Building upon last year's award-winning campaign with Banks,'s new "Own Home" campaign is comprised of TV ads, digital videos and social integrations that cement as the most trusted and comprehensive source of real estate information for home buyers, sellers and dreamers.

"Our business is stronger than ever and we're keeping our foot on the accelerator with the debut of this new campaign that educates consumers on what we do best - help people dream of a new home, find a home they love and own their perfect home," said Ryan O'Hara, chief executive officer for )"After an impactful first year, we expect this year's enhanced message and unique storytelling to help educate consumers about the home buying process and make it more approachable."

With the tagline of "Dream home. Find home. Own home," the campaign brings to life the home search process on ) The ads are a humorous blend of home ownership fantasies and buying tips that feature Banks crashing people's dreams as they imagine the perfect spot in their perfect home. Dreaming of a bathroom with dual showerheads, where the razor shaves you and you emerge with the perfect shaving cream moustache? Banks is there to help, bringing her signature humor, smarts and glamour to fuse together the surreal fantasies of the dream with the benefit of using the app to find a home with that perfect bathroom.

"With more homes for sale on than any other home search site or app, we strive to provide buyers with the comprehensive listings and tools they need to simplify the home buying process," said Nate Johnson, chief marketing officer at Move, Inc. "The 'Own Home' campaign uses familiar situations and humor to make home-searchers and buyers more confident."

Created by Pereira & O'Dell New York, alongside Andrew Strickman, Move's head of brand and chief creative, the "Own Home" campaign features five TV spots that reinforce's((R)) for-sale listings leadership. In addition, the brand will launch an eight-episode digital series of home buying tips with Banks where she "interviews" real estate savvy characters from her own dreams - including a not-so-friendly T-Rex, her middle school crush and a magical pony. The company will also broaden the campaign's digital reach with a series of platform-specific video vignettes across Instagram and Facebook.

The TV ads debut on June 1 and will run across major broadcast networks and cable channels, including CBS, HGTV, Bravo, TBS, TLC and Spike. The campaign will also appear on NBC in June during the P&G Men's and Women's Gymnastics Championships on the Road to Rio lead up to the 2016 Olympics. The social executions will begin to rollout later this month, with the digital tips featuring Banks going live this summer.

To view the ad spots, please visit:

-- Dream Deck:
-- Dream Bathroom: debuted its first marketing campaign with Elizabeth Banks in May 2015, which nabbed many awards for its original five-episode, digital video series providing practical, humorous advice to first-time home buyers. The "Home-Buying Process in Plain English with Elizabeth Banks" received three Webby Awards, including top honors in the categories of Video Series and How-To/DIY Video as well as The People's Voice Award for Online Video Series. MediaPost's Online Marketing Media and Advertising Awards (OMMA) honored the series for its Use of Humor in the category of Online Advertising Creativity, while the One Screen Awards named it the winner of the branded content category. It was also recognized with two Gold and two Silver Awards by W(3) for Branded Content, and Elizabeth Banks received the AdWeek Watch Award for Top Female Talent.

The campaign launches at a time of record breaking growth for In April, unique users reached 55 million, up 25 percent from last year and average monthly unique users grew to 50 million in the first quarter of 2016, up 30 percent from last year.

About Move, Inc. and

Move, Inc. operates the website and mobile experiences, which provide buyers, sellers and renters of homes with the information, tools and professional expertise they need to discover and create their perfect home. News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA] [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] acquired Move in November 2014, and quickly established itself as the fastest growing online real estate service provider as measured by comScore.

As the official website of the National Association of REALTORS((R)), consumers know they can look to for the most comprehensive and accurate information anytime, anywhere. With relationships with 99 percent of all the multiple listing services (MLS) in the country, has more than 3 million for-sale listings, which account for more than 97 percent of all MLS-listed for-sale properties. More than 90 percent of the listings are updated every 15 minutes. Move's network of websites provides consumers a wealth of innovative tools, including Doorsteps((R)),, SeniorHousingNet and others. Move supports real estate professionals by providing many services to grow their businesses in an increasing digital, on-demand world, including ListHub(TM), the nation's leading listing syndicator and centralized intelligence platform for the real estate industry; TigerLead((R)); Top Producer((R)) Systems; and FiveStreet and Reesio as well as many free services.

Forward-Looking Statements

This document contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's views and assumptions regarding future events and business performance as of the time the statements are made. Actual results may differ materially from these expectations due to changes in global economic, business, competitive market and regulatory and other factors. More detailed information about these and other factors that could affect future results is contained in News Corp's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The "forward-looking statements" included in this document are made only as of the date of this document, and we do not have any obligation to update publicly any "forward-looking statements" to reflect subsequent events or circumstances, except as required by law.

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