Dish Network and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Jan. 5 announced a deal whereby select Sony titles will be available in 4K Ultra HD resolution via the satellite TV operator’s updated Hopper 3 and 4K Joey DVRs, and compatible 4K televisions.
Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Jan. 5 announced updates to their current multiyear deal, making Netflix the global home — outside of China — to a number of new original series from the studio. The deal also covers streaming rights to the DreamWorks Animation feature film library.
Consumers in the United Kingdom still covet DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, buying nearly 120 million discs for £1.1 billion ($1.7 billion) in revenue — 48% of total (£2.24 billion) home entertainment spending in 2015, according to the British Video Association, which cited data from IHS.
Merchandising: Best Buy offered alternate covers for HBO's 'True Detective: The Complete Second Season,' giving consumers a choice of picking up the Blu-ray with either Vince Vaughn or Colin Farrell adorning their copy.