Home entertainment leaders are looking toward significant growth in electronic sellthrough sales as the silver lining to 2014, a year in which consumer spending on all forms of home entertainment slipped below $18 billion for the first time in years and disc sales were off nearly 11% from the previous year.
Sony Pictures Jan. 6 announced ‘R’-rated comedy 'The Interview' generated more than $31 million in digital revenue since its Dec. 24 launch on transactional VOD and digital sellthrough — becoming the studio’s top-selling digital title ever. It has been rented or purchased online and through cable, satellite, and telecom providers more than 4.3 million times.
Dish Network's splashy new over-the-top video service Sling TV may have made headlines before the Consumer Electronics Show, but the long-established Slingbox has been serving consumers who want to watch TV anywhere for a decade.
Merchandising: As the magnitude of new releases begin to pick up after the holiday season, the first retail exclusive of 2015 comes in the form of the latest Nicolas Cage thriller, eOne's 'Left Behind.'