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Home Entertainment Doing Fine Despite Misguided Media Criticisms

By: Thomas K. Arnold

30 Apr, 2015

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Beeks: Lionsgate Not Concerned With Walmart Shrinking Shelf Space    22 May, 2015

Suggestions that Walmart, the biggest retailer of packaged media, may be shrinking shelf space in stores devoted to DVDs and Blu-ray Disc is not an immediate concern to Lionsgate, co-COO Steve Beeks told analysts. more >>



May 21, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Home entertainment revenue in the fiscal year topped $707 million compared to almost $864 million... more >>

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May 21, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Epix, the premium content channel co-owned by Lionsgate, Viacom and MGM, May 21 announced the... more >>

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May 21, 2015 | By John Latchem

BBC Worldwide May 21 announced Herb Scannell will step down as president of BBC Worldwide North... more >>

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May 21, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Best Buy May 21 continued a sluggish quarterly retail trend for home entertainment, reporting an... more >>

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May 21, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Trans World Entertainment May 21 reported a first-quarter (ended May 2) profit of nearly $200,000... more >>

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May 20, 2015 | By Thomas K. Arnold

Universal Pictures' 'Fifty Shades of Grey' was the top-selling disc for the second consecutive week. more >>

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May 18, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Netflix launched subscription streaming service in Belgium last September — a move that helped... more >>

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May 18, 2015 | By John Latchem

After debuting atop the disc sales charts after just a couple of days in stores, Universal's 'Fifty... more >>

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May 13, 2015 | By John Latchem

Universal's 'Fifty Shades of Grey' dominated the home video sales charts the week ended May 10,... more >>

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May 11, 2015 | By John Latchem

Universal's 'Fifty Shades of Grey' should find itself surging to the top of the home video charts... more >>

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May 18, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Netflix launched subscription streaming service in Belgium last September — a move that helped... more >>

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May 12, 2015 | By John Latchem

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) May 12 announced it had completed the specification for the 4K... more >>

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May 6, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

20th Century Fox Studios May 6 reported an 8% increase in third-quarter (March 31) operating income... more >>

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May 6, 2015 | By John Latchem

DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group will be sponsoring a series of activities in support of the... more >>

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May 5, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Walt Disney Studios May 5 reported a 10% decrease in second-quarter (ended March 28) operating... more >>

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May 21, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Home entertainment revenue in the fiscal year topped $707 million compared to almost $864 million... more >>

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May 21, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Epix, the premium content channel co-owned by Lionsgate, Viacom and MGM, May 21 announced the... more >>

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May 20, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Kaleidescape May 20 announced it entered into a content licensing agreement with The Walt Disney... more >>

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May 19, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Verizon’s summer launch of an over-the-top video service will focus on live programming,... more >>

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May 19, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

“We continue to feel pressure in media and electronics, resulting from industry contraction, the... more >>

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May 12, 2015 | By John Latchem

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) May 12 announced it had completed the specification for the 4K... more >>

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May 6, 2015 | By Angelique Flores

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Sony Pictures Classics have partnered with AARP Movies for... more >>

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May 6, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Roku May 6 announced it has added the Sharp brand to its line of Internet-connected televisions.... more >>

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May 4, 2015 | By Thomas K. Arnold

Mashable May 1 reported that Universal Pictures’ 'Fifty Shades of Grey' racked up the biggest... more >>

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April 29, 2015 | By John Latchem

Walmart and Sony Pictures are conducting a poll on Facebook that lets fans determine a movie to be... more >>

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May 21, 2015 | By John Latchem

BBC Worldwide May 21 announced Herb Scannell will step down as president of BBC Worldwide North... more >>

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May 19, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

The Entertainment Merchants Association Scholarship Foundation May 19 presented its inaugural... more >>

(L-R): EMA's Mark Fisher, Redbox's Mark Horak and EMA Chairman Marty Graham of Rentrak

May 18, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Cinedigm says its future lies with over-the-top video, in addition to traditional packaged-media... more >>

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May 18, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Woody Allen is apparently having second thoughts agreeing to produce original episodic content for... more >>

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May 7, 2015 | By Erik Gruenwedel

Veteran home entertainment executive Steve Beeks had his contract extended by Lionsgate for three... more >>

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NAVD Honors Chairman Bob Webb    

The National Association of Video Distributors (NAVD) honored its chairman Bob Webb (left) with an...More>>