Lionsgate's teen-centric dystopian thriller 'Insurgent' scored big on the home video charts the week ended Aug. 9. The sequel to last year's 'Divergent' debuted in the No. 1 spot on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, which tracks combined DVD and Blu-ray Disc unit sales, as well as the dedicated Blu-ray Disc sales chart and the national rental chart.
As Baby Boomers embrace middle age and beyond, the future of pay-TV hangs in the balance. That’s because succeeding demos raised on the Internet and social media are indeed eschewing the status quo when it comes to consuming video entertainment.
Market research firm Screen Engine/ASI Aug. 12 announced the launch of two new divisions at the company to serve the digital entertainment and International markets, with new SVPs David Gross overseeing the International Division and Mark Orne leading the Digital Entertainment Division.