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Does Blockbuster (Viacom) get money from the PPV movies?

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#1 OFFLINE   Jasonbp



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Posted 18 January 2003 - 04:25 PM

Alright, I bought "Men In Black II" today and this has been bugging for a long time and started up again today.

Does Blockbuster (Viacom) get any kick back's from the PPV's bought on D*? I really can't figure it out. They are listed as "Blockbuster Pay Per View Movies" so I would think they do. Some friend's have said that Blockbuster (Viacom) doesn't get anything. Yeah....so anyone know?

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#2 OFFLINE   Brett



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Posted 18 January 2003 - 05:24 PM

Maybe still, see link:


In my area, Blockbuster only gives now 6 months of free rentals in their promotion with DirecTV, instead of 1 year or 12 months.

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