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July 21, 1999

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: 74%

Children's: 13%

Exercise: 7%

TV: 3%

Sports: 1%

Other: 2%

Television-Based Video Vendors

Year-to-date share of the television-based sales market through July 11 and current top-selling TV-based videos:

Company: Warner Home Video*

Share: 23.3%

Current best-selling video: South Park V8 (Rhino)

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Company: Fox

Share: 15.6%

Current best-selling video: X-Files: Wave 7 (3-pack)

*

Company: Artisan Entertainment**

Share: 14.9%

Current best-selling video: Alice in Wonderland

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Company: Paramount Home Video

Share: 8.4%

Current best-selling video: Star Trek Deep Space Nine: Search

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Company: Buena Vista

Share: 5.2%

Current best-selling video: Cinderella (1997)

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Company: Sony Music/Sony Wonder

Share: 4.6%

Current best-selling video: Celebrity Death Match, Round 2

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Company: A&E/New Video

Share: 4.1%

Current best-selling video: Avengers: 1965 (Set 1)

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Company: Anchor Bay

Share: 3.6%

Current best-selling video: Amy Fisher Story

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Company: Columbia

Share: 3.0%

Current best-selling video: Party of Five: Intervention

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Company: Real Entertainment

Market share: 2.9%

Current bestseller: Springer: Too Hot for TV (DLX)

Market Leaders July 5-11:

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

Warner Home Video*: 24.5%

Buena Vista: 12.4%

Columbia: 9.1%

Paramount Home Video: 9.0%

Universal Home Video: 8.5%

Fox: 6.2%

Artisan: 3.1%

MGM: 2.39%

*Includes HBO, Tuner, New Line and Warner Vision and Rhino Home Video's "South Park" release.

**Includes Hallmark and Republic

Source: VideoScan

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