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Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-Ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending June 17, 2012

June 21, 2012

LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — RENTRAK CORPORATION (NASDAQ: RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-Ray sales and rentals according to the company’s Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which is based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending June 17, 2012.

RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY SALES*

    RANK     TITLE                                      STUDIO  WEEKS IN RELEASE
    ----     -----                                      ------  ----------------
          1  Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows         Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)   1
         --- ----------------------------------         -----------------------  ---
          2  Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance           Sony (NYSE: SNE)           1
         --- --------------------------------           ---------------          ---
          3  Safe House (2012)                          Universal (NYSE: GE)       2
         --- ----------------                           -------------------      ---
          4  Act of Valor                               FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)          2
         --- ------------                               ----------------         ---
          5  John Carter                                Disney (NYSE: DIS)         2
         --- -----------                                -----------------        ---
          6  Tyler Perry's Good Deeds                   Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF)      1
         --- ------------------------                   --------------------     ---
          7  Journey 2: The Mysterious Island           Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)   2
         --- --------------------------------           -----------------------  ---
          8  True Blood: The Complete Fourth Season     Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)   3
         --- --------------------------------------     -----------------------  ---
          9  Tyler Perry's Aunt Bam's Place             Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF)      1
         --- ------------------------------             --------------------     ---
          10 Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)  15
         --- ------------------------------------------ -----------------------  ---
    *Week ended June 16,
     2012

RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY RENTALS

    RANK     TITLE                              STUDIO  WEEKS IN RELEASE
    ----     -----                              ------  ----------------
          1  Safe House (2012)                  Universal (NYSE: GE)       2
         --- ----------------                   -------------------      ---
          2  Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance   Sony (NYSE: SNE)           1
         --- --------------------------------   ---------------          ---
          3  Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)   1
         --- ---------------------------------- -----------------------  ---
          4  Man On A Ledge                     Summit Entertainment       3
         --- --------------                     --------------------     ---
          5  This Means War                     FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)          4
         --- --------------                     ----------------         ---
          6  Act Of Valor                       FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)          2
         --- ------------                       ----------------         ---
          7  John Carter                        Disney (NYSE: DIS)         2
         --- -----------                        -----------------        ---
          8  Journey 2: The Mysterious Island   Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX)   2
         --- --------------------------------   -----------------------  ---
          9  The Grey (2011)                    Universal (NYSE: GE)       5
         --- --------------                     -------------------      ---
          10 Gone (2012)                        Summit Entertainment       3
         --- ----------                         --------------------     ---

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About Retail Essentials®
Retail Essentials measures weekly consumer sales activity on standard DVD and Blu-ray Disc titles in the U.S. brick-and-mortar channel. No other service provides faster access to in-depth market data and weekly estimations of gross consumer spending. Rentrak delivers sell-through data broken down by DVD title, format, category, genre, TV market and more, within 72 hours after the close of each business week. Clients can access current, weekly, and historical title sales data to competitively benchmark industry performance.

About Home Video Essentials®
Home Video Essentials is Rentrak’s exclusive rental point-of-sale (POS) tracking system, which calculates title-level performance via rental transactions on over 65,000 DVD and video game properties in the brick?and?mortar, by-mail/online subscription and kiosk channels across North America. Rentrak is the world’s largest processor of rental data, measuring in excess of one billion transactions each year from more than 5,000 storefronts, over 40,000 kiosks and over 24 million by-mail/online disc rental subscribers within 72 hours after the close of each business week. Clients are able to identify consumer trends, quantify performance, and benchmark findings against the broader business sector.

About Rentrak Corporation
Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) is a global digital media measurement and research company, serving the most recognizable companies in the entertainment industry. With a reach across numerous platforms including box office, multi-screen television, and home video, Rentrak has developed more efficient metrics to be used as database currencies for the evaluation and selling of media. Rentrak is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with additional U.S. and international offices. For more information on Rentrak, please visit www.rentrak.com.

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    Sallie Olmsted                         Amanda Bialek
    (310) 854-8124                         (310) 854-8151
    solmsted@rogersandcowan.com            abialek@rogersandcowan.com

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