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Paramount Home Entertainment and Redbox Team for Trial License Program.

Entertainment Close-up August 29, 2009 Paramount Home Entertainment Inc. (PHE) and Redbox Automated Retail, announced that the companies have entered into a trial license program that will provide Redbox access to Paramount Pictures DVD releases through the end of 2009. go to web site new release dvd

As part of the program, PHE will receive access to detailed PHE rental data, which the studio will use to evaluate the impact and viability of the program.

PHE’s titles will be made available to Redbox when the title is initially released regardless of whether the title is part of PHE’s recently announced rental / Blu-ray sell-through strategy, or if it is to be released day and date for both sale and rental.

“This agreement is a positive step with Paramount. The agreement ensures that our customers will have increased access to some of the biggest titles of the year,” said Mitch Lowe, president, Redbox.

Following the four-month trial period, PHE has the option to extend the program to 2014, with an out clause after two years. In addition, as part of the program with PHE, Redbox has agreed to destroy the product once Redbox removes it from the kiosk.

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corp. (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom, a content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. PHE is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Paramount Famous Productions, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment. here new release dvd

Redbox Automated Retail, a subsidiary of Coinstar, Inc., offers new release DVD rentals through its network of conveniently located, self-service kiosks.

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