PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top weekly cross-platform entertainment rankings for November 25, 2015.
The final installment in the wildly successful "Hunger Games" franchise enjoyed a phenomenal global debut with "Mockingjay, Part 2" posting an opening weekend of $247 million worldwide. Launching in 87 international markets, plus North America, on more than 32,500 screens, the movie is the biggest day-and-date release of the year and Lionsgate's widest release ever. Notably, the combined box office total for parts one and two of "Mockingjay" is already at just over $1 billion.
Disney's release of Pixar's "Inside Out" continued to impress viewers on the small screen. It topped Rentrak's digital purchases and rentals and DVD & Blu-ray sales charts and took second place on our Movies on Demand chart (behind the debut of Amy Schumer in the R-rated comedy "Trainwreck") and out DVD & Blu-ray Rentals chart this week.
Univision's "Lo imperdonable" lead the way with the most engaged viewers this week in broadcast, while AMC's "The Walking Dead" remained a big hit on cable, followed by "Project Runway" on Lifetime. Wrapping up this week's highlights, Shelby Brown: "Jesus Take the Wheel" from NBC's "The Voice" was the show's most popular knockout video for The Voice on YouTube, garnering 791k+ views.
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