DALLAS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- After the telecast of the Fifth Annual
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards tonight on FOX at 8:00 p.m. (ET), Blockbuster
will launch a special addition to its web site, www.blockbuster.com, featuring
video downloads, a complete winners' list and a special survey that viewers
can answer as they watch the program.
Fans may directly access the site at www.blockbuster.com/awards to find
timely information on nominees and winners, as well as special events during
and after the awards presentations.
Red carpet celebrity arrivals and interviews at the "VIP post party" can
be viewed in downloadable video segments featuring John Travolta, Ricky
Martin, Anne Heche, Ellen DeGeneres, Mariah Carey, Chris Tucker, Cuba
Gooding Jr., 'N Sync, Usher and Jennifer Love Hewitt.
An online bonus includes a fun and unique survey Blockbuster created for
fans to provide feedback on what they like about the show. Participants can
give feedback on "Best Musical Performance," "Best Acceptance Speech" and
The Awards honor the lead and supporting actors and actresses in the top
performing movies in 1998, as well as music artists based on the top selling
albums for 1998. The event is the worlds' largest publicly voted awards show
honoring fans' favorite stars in movies and music.
Blockbuster, Inc. is the nation's leading renter of videos and video games
with approximately 6,300 Blockbuster Video stores in the United States, its
territories and 26 other countries. The company may be accessed
internationally at www.blockbuster.com. Blockbuster is a subsidiary of
Viacom, Inc. (NYSE: VIA), one of the world's largest entertainment companies
and a leading force in nearly every segment of the international media