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Best Buy Reports 24% 1Q Earnings Slide   19 Jun, 2001

But first-quarter sales were up nearly 10% for Best Buy and Musicland combined, reflecting 69 new...More>>

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INTERGALACTIC BULLETIN: 'Star Wars: Episode 1' Zooms to DVD Oct. 16   19 Jun, 2001

Two-disc 'Phantom Menace,' with a galaxy of extras, is first 'Star Wars' movie on DVD. How many...More>>

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Disney Studio Chief Exits for Broadway   20 Jun, 2001

Peter Schneider steps down after just 17 months to form theater company partly funded by Disney.More>>

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HIVE EXCLUSIVE RESEARCH: Fox's 'Cast Away' Becomes Top Rental Debut of All Time   20 Jun, 2001

Hanks drama debuted with an unprecedented $17.92 million in rental revenue its first 5 days of...More>>

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Samuel L. Jackson Heads Cast of Bob Rafelson's 'No Good Deed' Thriller   21 Jun, 2001

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Management Changes Lock in More Top Spots at Hollywood Entertainment   21 Jun, 2001

David Martin resigns, Scott Schultze upped to c.o.o., Jim Marcum hired as new c.f.o. <BR> By JOAN...More>>

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Gallery Campaigns to Spur Summer Rentals   21 Jun, 2001

Upstart chain&#8217;s promotions appear designed to challenge Blockbuster&#8217;s lures. <BR> By...More>>

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HIVE EXCLUSIVE: Proposed Legislation Seeks Cross-Media Violence Ratings, ID Checks   21 Jun, 2001

MPAA's Valenti questions some of the 'bizarre' thinking behind the bill. VSDA says 'it's a bad...More>>

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NARM Survey: DVD Sales Tripled in 2000, Overtaking VHS for the First Time, in Flat Music Market   21 Jun, 2001

Sales of video and other products helped bolster revenues; music products racked up $10.46 billion,...More>>

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HIVE EXCLUSIVE: &#8216;Shrek&#8217; to Offer Unique DVD Extras   22 Jun, 2001

Movie characters give behind-the-scene interviews on the DVD, complete with voices of Myers,...More>>

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LATE FRIDAY NEWSBREAKS: Valley Media Reports 12.1% Sales Drop, Steep Losses in Fiscal 2001; MGM Feels Losses, Shakes Up Management; FCC Launches 2001 Report to Congress on Video Competition   22 Jun, 2001

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UPDATE: Amodei New President at USA   22 Jun, 2001

'He was running it the whole time anyway,' says USA Films chairman Scott Greenstein. By STEPHANIE...More>>

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WEEKEND BOXOFFICE ADVANCE: Will Eddie Murphy's 'Dr. Dolittle 2' Tame No. 1 and Send 'Tomb Raider' to the Showers?   22 Jun, 2001

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West Coast to Trade Used DVDs   22 Jun, 2001

DVD trade-in program launches in early July, giving customers a $4 to $8 credit per disc. <BR> By...More>>

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Video City Floats Plan to Emerge From Chapter 11   22 Jun, 2001

Under reorganization, creditors would give up millions owed in exchange for stock. <BR> By JOAN...More>>

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FCC Launches Annual Report to Congress on Video Competition   22 Jun, 2001

Notice of inquiry seeks additional information on convergence of services and technologies.More>>

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Solomon-Wolff Survey: Time-Warner Is Still Leading Cable TV Service Provider   25 Jun, 2001

Time-Warner continues to lead cable field with 14.4% of households, but satellite TV is gaining...More>>

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Yankee Group Report: VOD Will Generate Nearly $2 Billion in Revenues in 2005   25 Jun, 2001

Deploying VOD is a top priority for cable operators seeking more revenues, edge on satellite...More>>

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Academy Approves Rules for Best Animated Feature Film <BR> It's the first new Oscar category in nearly 20 years.   25 Jun, 2001

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Macrovision Invests in iVAST   25 Jun, 2001

Pact brings Macrovision's digital rights management solution to iVAST MPEG-4 content delivery...More>>