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2010-04-21 21:00:00

DALLAS, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fans of the sci-fi drama Avatar will find a piece of Pandora at their participating Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) stores. To celebrate the release of Avatar Thursday, April 22, select BLOCKBUSTER® stores will transform into Avatar headquarters featuring a look-a-like contest, seven-foot-tall standee character posters, lenticular stickers and glow-in-the-dark movie window posters. To share the Avatar experience,...

2010-04-19 10:43:00

BURBANK, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Point.360 (Nasdaq: PTSX), a leading provider of integrated media management services, today announced that its first Movie>Q store location grand opening occurred on April 10, 2010. This is the first store of the previously announced project to evaluate the Company's entry into the distribution of Blu-ray and other DVDs and video games directly to consumers. Haig S. Bagerdjian, the Company's Chairman, President and Chief Executive...

2010-04-06 20:47:00

DALLAS, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) today announced new agreements with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Inc. These new agreements, along with the previously-announced agreement with Warner Home Video, will provide day-and-date availability of movies for Blockbuster's store and by-mail channels. Additionally, these studios will provide new enhanced payment terms to Blockbuster in exchange for a...

2010-02-10 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Services (TMS), the leading provider of entertainment information databases, and Blockbuster Inc., a leading global provider of media entertainment, have entered into an agreement where TMS will map its industry-leading movie metadata to a specific library of Blockbuster movie content. TiVo Inc. is the first joint customer of TMS and Blockbuster to deploy the BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® service. Through the service, owners of...

2009-12-10 04:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Great movies are made every year, but some stand out as films that help shape or represent their times. With this in mind, Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) recently conducted a poll on blockbuster.com asking movie fans what one film from 2009 they would select to go into a time capsule for the year. Topping the list with 15 percent of the votes is "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, " the latest installment in the highly-popular series of...

2009-12-09 04:00:00

DALLAS, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B) is giving students another reason to work hard in the classroom. Through the "Good Grades, Free Rental" program, children in kindergarten through 12th grade who earn an A or B average on their report cards can head to participating BLOCKBUSTER® stores nationwide to receive a free BLOCKBUSTER Favorites® movie rental. "Blockbuster wants to help show students one of life's great...

2009-12-01 18:13:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Next Gen TV http://www.reportlinker.com/p0166811/Next-Gen-TV.html This report provides a detailed benchmark of the offers being marketed by players who are innovating with TV services in the areas of functionality, distribution, content, pricing and usage. An operational typology provides a summary of the key innovations in terms of content, services, software and...

2009-11-02 08:30:00

NOVATO, Calif. and DALLAS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonic Solutions® (Nasdaq: SNIC) and Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B), today announced that the recently launched BLOCKBUSTER On Demand® movie service, has exceeded all initial launch expectations and is being rapidly embraced by consumers who are looking for the latest movie releases on their connected TVs and set-top players. Reflecting the growing interest in digital delivered...

2009-09-30 10:25:00

DALLAS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc. has released a new list of the most loved movies according to the experts - the fans who watch them. The movies receiving the most love from viewers include all three films in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy directed by Peter Jackson, four family movies by Pixar Animation Studios, two films based on Stephen King stories and titles from almost every major movie genre. Blockbuster created the Top 100 Most Loved Movies list to...

2009-09-24 11:50:00

DALLAS, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B), a leading global provider of media entertainment, today announced that Tom Casey, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will attend the Brean Murray, Carret & Co. Consumer 1 x 1 Conference on Monday, Oct. 5, 2009. The event will take place at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, NY. The unique conference consists of a full day of 40-minute, one-on-one meetings in a roundtable format....


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