Home Video Spending Increases A Hair In The First Half Of 2012 Thanks To Netflix

By | Sunday July 29, 2012 @ 12:31pm PDT

By a hair, I mean a 1.4% gain in total consumer rental and purchase spending to $8.4B, according to data released today by DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group. Netflix and, to a lesser extent, Amazon and Hulu … Read More »

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Home Video Spending Up 4.9% In 3Q

The industry’s Digital Entertainment Group credits a 58% gain in spending on Blu-ray discs vs last year’s 3Q and a 12.8% pickup in electronic sell-though (to $135.9M) for much of the gain in 3Q consumer spending, to $3.93B. The … Read More »

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DVD Disaster? Study Says Sales Plummeted In 2010, Contrary To Industry Report

The bottom seems to have fallen out of the DVD market according to a startling report out this week from SNL Kagan. The research firm says that studio shipments of DVDs fell 43.8% to 226 million discs last year. Wholesale revenues fell … Read More »

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Studios Take Shine To Ultraviolet

By | Wednesday January 5, 2011 @ 7:51pm PST
Mike Fleming

LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2011 – Six of Hollywood’s largest studios including Lionsgate Entertainment, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. today announced their support for the UltraViolet service and format created by the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE). Complementing

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Weinsteins Buy 25% Stake In Starz Media

Mike Fleming

Englewood, Colo. and New York, NY (January 4, 2011) – In a significant strategic partnership within the ever-changing home/digital entertainment market, Starz, LLC has agreed to sell The Weinstein Company (TWC) a 25% stake in Starz Media, LLC, a

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