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Acclaimed Actor Armand Assante From "The Line," a Showcased Film in the Maya Entertainment Inaugural Indie Film Series, Sponsored by BLOCKBUSTER(R), to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Aug. 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Actor Armand Assante from "The Line" Showcased Film in The Maya Entertainment Inaugural Indie Film Series, Sponsored by BLOCKBUSTER (R), will preside over the closing bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Thursday, August 6, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Annie Jeeves Fifteen Minutes Public Relations 323.556.9700 (w) 310.995.3834 Annie@FifteenMinutes.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a high-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About The Maya Inaugural Indie Film Series:

Los Angeles based Maya Entertainment has joined forces with home entertainment mega brand BLOCKBUSTER(R), a leading global provider of in-home movie and game entertainment, to present groundbreaking Latin Cinema from acclaimed filmmakers and star talent in major US markets (including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, D.C., San Diego, Miami and Dallas). The series launches on July 17th, 2009 and runs through September 10th, 2009 and showcases the following films: "The Line," "Bajo La Sal," "Vicious Circle," "Bad Guys," "Sultanes del Sur," "Once Upon a Time in Rio," "Mancora," and "Cronicas Chilangas." Maya Entertainment and BLOCKBUSTER will provide an 8-city theatrical release of a curated slate of 8 Latino-themed films, reinforcing Maya Entertainment's mission to provide innovative platforms for the theatrical release and showcasing the films to a national audience. Following the theatrical tour, the films will be available for rental at BLOCKBUSTER stores beginning with Hispanic Heritage Month in September.

For more information on the film series and cinemas where the films can be seen go to www.MayaIndieSeries.com

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.

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