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2011-07-21 15:32:00

MCKINNEY, Texas, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blockbuster L.L.C. announced today it has assumed contracts with property owners nationwide and will maintain operations of more than 1,500 U.S. Blockbuster stores that would have closed under liquidation, as approved in a New York bankruptcy court this week. Blockbuster also will retain more than 15,000 store employees. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110527/LA10254LOGO) "We're pleased that we will continue to operate more than...

2011-04-20 12:11:00

TORRANCE, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Acura and Marvel Entertainment, LLC announced today the details of their promotional campaign for the blockbuster film THOR. In the luxury automaker's first partnership with a major motion picture, Acura will have a pivotal role in THOR as the official vehicle of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110420/LA86734) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100923/ACURALOGO) S.H.I.E.L.D., the fictional worldwide...

2011-01-05 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIZIO, America's #1 LCD HDTV Company*, announced today a significant expansion of the VIZIO Internet Apps (VIA) platform with the addition of Hulu Plus(TM) subscription service and BLOCKBUSTER On Demand®. These new apps further strengthen the diverse catalog of entertainment choices available through VIZIO Internet Apps (VIA) Connected CE platform on 2010's best-ranked LCD HDTVs and select Blu-ray players. Several other...

2010-12-08 07:01:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) today mailed the following letter to its shareholders regarding the Company's 2010 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, scheduled for December 14, 2010. The Lionsgate Board strongly recommends that all Lionsgate shareholders vote FOR Lionsgate's director nominees on the BLUE proxy card and discard any proxy materials received from the Icahn Group. December 8, 2010...

2010-11-22 15:23:00

New spot emphasizes Blockbuster's 28-day window advantage DALLAS, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time since 2007, Americans will see Blockbuster on every major network and cable networks beginning today with the launch of its national television advertising campaign, "Less Waiting. More Watching." The :30 spot debuts today on programs like NBC's "Today" show and ABC's "Dancing with the Stars: Finale." The campaign's objective is to reinforce that Blockbuster is the...

2010-08-11 15:52:00

DALLAS, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As previously announced, Blockbuster Inc. (Pink Sheets: BLOKA; BLOKB) will report its second quarter 2010 financial results for the period ending July 4, 2010 on Thursday, August 12, 2010, after the close of the U.S. financial markets. However, in light of the sensitive nature and fluid, rapid pace of ongoing negotiations related to its recapitalization, the Company will not host a conference call in conjunction with the earnings release....

2010-08-10 07:47:00

DALLAS, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Blockbuster® (Pink Sheets: BLOKA, BLOKB) announced the addition of games to the BLOCKBUSTER® By Mail offering. Customers now have access to more than 3,000 titles for Xbox, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2 and Wii through BLOCKBUSTER's By Mail subscription service, and popular and classic games can be delivered to their home. Blockbuster is the only entertainment company to offer rentals of games, movies, and TV shows for...

2010-07-15 12:04:00

LOS ANGELES, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maya Indie Film Series will launch its second annual eight-city tour in Dallas on July 23. The series, which debuted last summer, will bring six critically acclaimed, Latino-themed films to the top eight U.S. markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Dallas, Washington D.C., San Jose, and San Diego. The series will spend seven days in each city starting in Dallas, TX on July 23. This will be followed by Washington D.C. on July 30, New...

2010-06-17 09:08:00

DALLAS, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B), a global leader in entertainment, announced the exclusive release of "The Greatest" in stores, by mail, on demand and through BLOCKBUSTER Express kiosks for the first 30 days after release as part of Blockbuster's Premieres program. "We're pleased to bring 'The Greatest' exclusively to Blockbuster customers for the first 30 days after its release. Our goal is to provide our customers hot new movies as soon as...

2010-04-27 13:06:00

DALLAS, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) today announced availability of the hit movie, It's Complicated, from Blockbuster in stores, by mail, or digitally, a full four weeks before it will be available through some competitors. Blockbuster's early advantage reflects its ongoing agreement with Universal Studios to provide customers with the opportunity to rent hit movies the day they are released. Blockbuster also has early availability of other box...


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