Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending January 20, 2013

Rentrak Announces Top DVD & Blu-ray Sales And Rentals For Week Ending January
                                   20, 2013

PR Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2013

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --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 January 20, 2013.

RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY SALES*

RANK TITLE                          STUDIO                   WEEKS IN RELEASE
1    Taken 2                        FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)        1
2    The Possession                 Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF)    1
3    Pitch Perfect                  Universal (NYSE: GE)     5
4    Frankenweenie                  Disney (NYSE: DIS)       2
5    Dredd                          Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF)    2
6    Ted                            Universal (NYSE: GE)     6
7    Looper                         Sony (NYSE: SNE)         3
8    House at the End of the Street FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)        2
9    The Dark Knight Rises          Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 7
10   Ice Age: Continental Drift     FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)        6

*Week ended January 19, 2013

RENTRAK TOP-10 DVD & BLU-RAY RENTALS

RANK TITLE                        STUDIO                   WEEKS IN RELEASE
1    Ted (2012)**                 Universal (NYSE: GE)     6
2    Looper                       Sony (NYSE: SNE)         3
3    The Bourne Legacy**          Universal (NYSE: GE)     6
4    The Dark Knight Rises**      Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 7
5    Ice Age: Continental Drift** FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)        6
6    Total Recall (2012)          Sony (NYSE: SNE)         5
7    Trouble With The Curve**     Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) 5
8    Dredd                        Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF)    2
9    Pitch Perfect (2012)**       Universal (NYSE: GE)     5
10   The Watch (2012)**           FOX (NASDAQ: NWS)        10

**Titles have delayed availability in certain rental outlets

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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 24 million by-mail/online disc rental
subscriberswithin 72 hours 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

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Contacts:
Rogers & Cowan for Rentrak Corporation
Sallie Olmsted              Amanda Bialek
(310) 854-8124              (310) 854-8151
solmsted@rogersandcowan.com abialek@rogersandcowan.com

SOURCE Rentrak Corporation

Website: http://www.rentrak.com
 
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