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June 17, 1998

This chart tracks video sales--alternating weekly between an overall view of the market and profiles of individual segments. Sales data include mass merchandisers and retailers but not most discount outlets.

Theatrical: 77%

Children's: 13%

Television: 4%

Exercise: 3%

Sports: 1%

Other: 2%

Theatrical Video Vendors

Year-to-date share of the theatrical video sales market through June 7 and current top-selling theatrical videos:

Company: Disney

Share: 26.71%

Current best-selling video: Con Air

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Company: Warner Home Video*

Share: 19.90%

Current best-selling video: Conspiracy Theory

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Company: MGM

Share: 6.02%

Current best-selling video: Thelma & Louise

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Company: New Line/Turner Home Ent.

Share: 3.98%

Current best-selling video: Austin Powers

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Company: Fox

Share: 12.34%

Current best-selling video: Home Alone 3

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Company: Columbia

Share: 12.26%

Current best-selling video: As Good as it Gets

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Company: Universal Home Video

Share: 10.35%

Current best-selling video: Mouse Hunt

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Company: Paramount Home Video

Share: 8.26%

Current best-selling video: Face/Off

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Company: Anchor Bay

Share: 3.07%

Current best-selling video: Godzilla 1985

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Company: Artisan**

Share: 2.36%

Current best-selling video: Platoon

Market Leaders June 1-7

Top video vendors, in percentage of sales in all categories:

Warner Home Video*: 19.5%

Disney: 16.6%

Fox: 13.1%

Columbia: 9.5%

Paramount Home Video: 8.9%

Universal Home Video: 7.7%

*Includes MGM, HBO, Tuner, New Line and Warner Vision

**Formerly Live Home Entertainment

Source: VideoScan

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