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Dore nominated to Blockbuster board

DALLAS Blockbuster announced that its board of directors has nominated Kathleen Dore for election to the board at the company's 2010 Annual stockholders' meeting, scheduled to occur on June 24 in Dallas. Dore has been nominated to fill the seat to be vacated by James Crystal, who has announced that he will not stand for re-election at the meeting.

"We are delighted to nominate Kathleen to the Blockbuster board of directors and believe her leadership experience in the media and entertainment industry will support the transformation of Blockbuster into the leading multi-channel provider of media entertainment," said James Keyes, chairman and CEO. "Kathleen has a proven history of developing effective strategic partnerships and she has demonstrated success in building profitable subscriber bases."

Dore most recently served as president of broadcasting at Canwest Media, a Canadian media company with a portfolio of world-class brands spanning across multiple media platforms.