Blockbuster to Webcast Annual Meeting of Stockholders

Jun 16, 2010, 10:10 ET from Blockbuster Inc.

DALLAS, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE: BBI, BBI.B), a leading global provider of media entertainment, today announced that it will webcast its Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which will be held in Dallas, Texas on Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 10 a.m. CDT.  Investors and other interested parties may access a live audio webcast via the Investor Relations section of the Company's web site at  An archived version of the webcast will be available for five business days after the live event.

Blockbuster strongly encourages its stockholders to support the Company by voting the WHITE proxy card and discarding any Gold proxy card provided by Gregory Meyer.  Even if a vote on a Gold proxy card has previously been cast, it is not too late to change that vote by voting a WHITE proxy card as only the latest dated proxy card will be counted.

If you have any questions on how to vote your shares,

please call the Company's proxy solicitor:

MORROW & CO., LLC AT (800) 969-2372

Note Regarding Annual Meeting Admission

If you wish to attend the annual meeting in person, you must present a valid form of personal identification. If you are a beneficial owner of Class A common stock or Class B common stock that is held of record by a bank, broker or other holder of record, you will also need proof of ownership to be admitted to the meeting. A recent brokerage statement and a letter from your bank, broker or other holder of record are examples of proof of ownership. No cameras, recording equipment, electronic devices, large bags, backpacks, briefcases or packages will be permitted in the meeting.  All bags are subject to search.  

Company Statement

Stockholders are urged to read Blockbuster's definitive proxy statement because it contains important information regarding Blockbuster's annual meeting of stockholders to be held on June 24, 2010.  Stockholders and other interested parties may obtain, free of charge, copies of the proxy statement, and any other documents filed by Blockbuster with the SEC, at the SEC's Internet website at The proxy statement and these other documents may also be obtained free of charge by contacting Morrow & Co., Inc., the firm assisting Blockbuster in the solicitation of proxies, toll-free at 1-800-607-0088.

Blockbuster and certain of its directors and executive officers may, under the rules of the SEC, be deemed to be "participants" in the solicitation of proxies from Blockbuster's stockholders in respect of the 2010 annual meeting of stockholders.  Information regarding the interests of such persons, including such persons' beneficial ownership of Blockbuster common stock is set forth in Blockbuster's definitive proxy statement, filed with the SEC on May 21, 2010, with respect to the 2010 annual meeting of stockholders.

About Blockbuster Inc.

Blockbuster Inc. is a leading global provider of rental and retail movie and game entertainment. The company provides customers with convenient access to media entertainment anywhere, any way they want it - whether in-store, by-mail, through vending kiosks or digitally to their homes and mobile devices. With a highly recognized brand and a library of more than 125,000 movie and game titles, Blockbuster leverages its multichannel presence to serve nearly 47 million global customers annually. The company may be accessed worldwide at


Media – Rebecca Fannin of Hill and Knowlton, +1 202 944 1928,, for Blockbuster Inc.

Investor Relations – Kellie Nugent, Director, Investor Relations of Blockbuster Inc., +1 214 854 4442,

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