Sales of digital movies coupled with strong a Blu-ray Disc market and steady DVD business are negatively impacting lower-cost rental options such as kiosks, News Corp. COO and president Chase Carey told analysts.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has reportedly met with Hulu executives in a meet-and-greet to discuss a possible bid for the online content aggregator and subscription video-on-demand service, said AllthingsD.com, which cited sources familiar with the situation.
Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes reiterated why in January he chose veteran home entertainment executive Kevin Tsujihara to replace retiring Barry Meyer to run the famed Warner Bros. studio — a decision that surprised most observers at the time.
Anchor Bay Entertainment is on a roll. The independent supplier topped the national home video sales charts for the third consecutive week, this time with 'Silver Linings Playbook,' from The Weinstein Co., a romantic comedy/drama that grossed $131.8 million in U.S. theaters.