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IAC Appoints MaryAnn Rivers Chief Executive Officer of Entertainment Publications

Thursday, July 27, 2006 - 02:01

IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI) announced today that MaryAnn Rivers has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Entertainment Publications, Inc. (EPI).

"MaryAnn Rivers has had outstanding success building and running multi- million dollar direct marketing and couponing businesses," said Doug Lebda, President and COO of IAC. "Her track record of leading high-performance sales and marketing organizations and her vision for growing EPI's business make her the right choice to lead the company."

"The potential to build on the tremendous brand equity of the Entertainment and Sally Foster brands is enormous," said Ms. Rivers. "Technology is creating significant shifts in the way consumers buy products and make entertainment, travel and dining decisions, but one constant remains: people always want the best value. I look forward to finding engaging and interactive ways to further provide that value to consumers, and in so doing, drive significant ROI for our partners."

Ms. Rivers previously served as Vice President of Business Development and Product Management at Valassis, a $1.1 billion marketing services company, where she was responsible for managing the company's integrated marketing portfolio of products and developing new products and services. Prior to this, Ms. Rivers created and grew Valassis' newspaper-delivered product sampling division into a nearly $100 million business. In 2001 Ms. Rivers was named to Crain's Detroit Business's "Forty Under Forty" list of Detroit-area business leaders. Ms. Rivers holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Central Michigan University.

About IAC/InterActiveCorp

IAC operates leading and diversified businesses in sectors being transformed by the internet, online and offline... our mission is to harness the power of interactivity to make daily life easier and more productive for people all over the world. To view a full list of the companies of IAC please visit our website at

About Entertainment Publications, Inc. (EPI)

Entertainment Publications, Inc. (EPI) is the industry leader in consumer savings and merchant promotions. EPI is best-known for its flagship product, the Entertainment® book and savings web site, which contain thousands of dollars worth of "2-for-1" and 50% off discounts from local and national restaurants, hotels and other merchants specializing in leisure activities. The company's other product lines include customized savings programs, Sally Foster® gift wrap and gift products, and Summer Vacation® educational activity kits. EPI serves approximately 160 major markets and does business with approximately 65,000 local merchants and national retailers representing nearly 230,000 North American locations. EPI is an operating business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI).

  IAC Investor Relations:
  Roger Clark / Eoin Ryan
  (212) 314-7400

  IAC Corporate Communications:
  Andrea Riggs / Martha Negin
  (212) 314-7280 / 7253

  Tamara Oliverio
  (248) 404-2142

SOURCE: IAC/InterActiveCorp

CONTACT: IAC Investor Relations: Roger Clark or Eoin Ryan,
+1-212-314-7400; IAC Corporate Communications: Andrea Riggs or Martha Negin,
+1-212-314-7280 ext. 7253; or Tamara Oliverio of EPI, +1-248-404-2142

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