Blockbuster Inc. Announces Its First Quarter 2001 Conference Call

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Blockbuster Inc.

    DALLAS, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Blockbuster Inc.'s
 (NYSE:   BBI) first quarter 2001 earnings release on April 19, the company will
 hold a conference call to discuss operating results at 10 a.m. ET.  The call
 may be accessed at 1-706-679-3535 and reference conference code 458098.  The
 call may also be accessed on the Investor Relations section of the Blockbuster
 web site at www.blockbuster.com.
     A replay of the call can be accessed by dialing 1-706-645-9291, beginning
 at approximately 1 p.m. ET on April 19 and continuing through Thursday,
 April 26.  The conference call will be archived on the Investor Relations
 section of the web site for the same length of time.
     Blockbuster Inc. is a publicly traded subsidiary of Viacom Inc.
 (NYSE:   VIA, VIAB) and is the world's leading renter of videos, DVDs, and video
 games with approximately 7,700 stores throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia
 and Australia.  The company may be accessed internationally at
 blockbuster.com.  Viacom is the No. 1 platform in the world for advertisers,
 with preeminent positions in broadcast and cable television, radio, outdoor
 advertising and online.  With programming that appeals to audiences in every
 demographic category across virtually all media, Viacom is a leader in the
 creation, promotion and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and music.
 
 

SOURCE Blockbuster Inc.
    DALLAS, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with Blockbuster Inc.'s
 (NYSE:   BBI) first quarter 2001 earnings release on April 19, the company will
 hold a conference call to discuss operating results at 10 a.m. ET.  The call
 may be accessed at 1-706-679-3535 and reference conference code 458098.  The
 call may also be accessed on the Investor Relations section of the Blockbuster
 web site at www.blockbuster.com.
     A replay of the call can be accessed by dialing 1-706-645-9291, beginning
 at approximately 1 p.m. ET on April 19 and continuing through Thursday,
 April 26.  The conference call will be archived on the Investor Relations
 section of the web site for the same length of time.
     Blockbuster Inc. is a publicly traded subsidiary of Viacom Inc.
 (NYSE:   VIA, VIAB) and is the world's leading renter of videos, DVDs, and video
 games with approximately 7,700 stores throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia
 and Australia.  The company may be accessed internationally at
 blockbuster.com.  Viacom is the No. 1 platform in the world for advertisers,
 with preeminent positions in broadcast and cable television, radio, outdoor
 advertising and online.  With programming that appeals to audiences in every
 demographic category across virtually all media, Viacom is a leader in the
 creation, promotion and distribution of entertainment, news, sports and music.
 
 SOURCE  Blockbuster Inc.

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