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TMCNet:  Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending June 16, 2013

[June 24, 2013]

Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending June 16, 2013

LOS ANGELES, June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- 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 are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending June 16, 2013.

RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY SALES* RANK TITLE STUDIO WEEKS IN RELEASE 1 Oz the Great and Powerful Disney (NYSE: DIS) 1 2 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Paramount (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) 1 3 Snitch (2013) Summit Entertainment 1 4 A Good Day to Die Hard FOX (NASDAQ: NWS) 2 5 Identity Thief Universal (NYSE: GE) 2 6 Warm Bodies Summit Entertainment 2 7 Escape From Planet Earth Anchor Bay/Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) 2 8 True Blood: The Complete Fifth Season Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 4 9 Jack Reacher Paramount (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) 6 10 Breaking Bad: The Fifth Season Sony (NYSE: SNE) 2 *Week ended June 15, 2013 RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY RENTALS RANK TITLE STUDIO WEEKS IN RELEASE 1 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Paramount (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B) 1 2 Oz The Great And Powerful Disney (NYSE: DIS) 1 3 Cloud Atlas** Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 5 4 Snitch (2013) Summit Entertainment 1 5 Warm Bodies Summit Entertainment 2 6 Escape From Planet Earth Anchor Bay/Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA) 2 7 Safe Haven (2012)** FOX (NASDAQ: NWS) 6 8 Mama (2013)** Universal (NYSE: GE) 6 9 Gangster Squad** Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 8 10 Parker Sony (NYSE: SNE) 4 **Titles have delayed availability in certain rental outlets ©Rentrak Corporation and its Home Entertainment data collection and analytical service are covered by provisions of the Copyright Act. The material presented herein is intended to be available for public use. You may reproduce the content of the home entertainment updates in any format or medium without first obtaining permission, subject to the following requirements: (1) the material must be reproduced accurately; and (2) any publication or issuance of any part of the material to others must acknowledge Rentrak Corporation as the source of the material.

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 9 million by-mail/online disc rental subscribers 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 the entertainment and marketing industries' premier provider of worldwide consumer viewership information, precisely measuring actual viewing behavior of movies and TV everywhere. Using our proprietary intelligence and technology, combined with advanced demographics, only Rentrak is the census currency for VOD and Movies. Rentrak provides the stable and robust audience measurement services that movie, television and advertising professionals across the globe have come to rely on to better deliver their business goals and more precisely target advertising across numerous platforms including box office, multiscreen television and home video. For more information on Rentrak, please visit www.rentrak.com RENTE Contacts: Rogers & Cowan for Rentrak Corporation Sallie Olmsted Amanda Bialek (310) 854-8124 (310) 854-8151 solmsted@rogersandcowan.com abialek@rogersandcowan.com (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130114/LA42144LOGO) SOURCE Rentrak Corporation http://rt.prnewswire.com/rt.gif?NewsItemId=LA37264&Transmission_Id=201306241310PR_NEWS_USPR_____LA37264&DateId=20130624

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