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Tk's Take
Home Entertainment Doing Fine Despite Misguided Media Criticisms

By: Thomas K. Arnold

30 Apr, 2015

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Lionsgate Q4 Profit Down 60%    21 May, 2015

Home entertainment revenue in the fiscal year topped $707 million compared to almost $864 million in the prior year as a smaller slate of wide theatrical releases offset home entertainment gains from television production. more >>



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 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

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 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 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>>