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Report: Connected TVs to Reach 123M Units by 2014    25 Apr, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Spurred by growth in Latin America, China and Eastern Europe, global sales of connected televisions are projected to reach 123 million units by 2014, according to a new report.More>>

Analyst Lowers DreamWorks Animation Fiscal Expectations    25 Apr, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

Disappointing DVD sales for 'Megamind' and lower overall DVD revenue caused analysts for investment firm William Blair & Co. to lower its first-quarter financial expectations for DreamWorks Animation. More>>

Panasonic Extends ‘Avatar’ 3D Blu-ray Campaign    25 Apr, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

Panasonic is expanding the promotional tie-in for sci-fi epic 'Avatar,' offering the disc to those who purchase a 3D Blu-ray player or 3D home theater system between March 1, 2011, and Feb. 29, 2012. More>>

EMA to Hold Independent Video Retailing Webinar    25 Apr, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

The Entertainment Merchants Association will debut a live iDEA webinar series for independent video retailers, starting with “Squeezing Every Cent Out of Your Business” on May 4 at 11 a.m. PST.More>>

Wii Successor Due in 2012    25 Apr, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

The second iteration of Nintendo’s Wii gaming console will be released some time in 2012, Nintendo announced.More>>

Universal Slates ‘American Graffiti’ Special Edition     25 Apr, 2011

News By: Billy Gil

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has slated another classic for Blu-ray: 'American Graffiti,' coming May 31 at $26.98 for BD and $19.98 for DVD.More>>

‘Lost,’ ‘Alien Anthology’ Dominate 2011 ‘Home Media Magazine’ Awards    25 Apr, 2011

News By: John Latchem

Disney’s popular TV series 'Lost' wins six ‘Home Media Magazine’ Awards, while 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s 'Alien Anthology' Blu-ray set wins four. Disney and Fox each won 10 awards as a studio.More>>

Projections: ‘Potter’ Looking To Outlast ‘King’    25 Apr, 2011

News By: John Latchem

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 1' should repeat atop the sales chart, with 'The King's Speech' expected to top rentals.More>>

Dish Seeks Delay on Blockbuster Store Leases, Sale Closing    22 Apr, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Dish Network and Blockbuster Inc. have asked a bankruptcy judge to formally extend the April 21 closing date of their $320 million auction sale transaction.More>>

Report: Global Pay-TV Subs Grew 6% in 2010    22 Apr, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Despite subscriber downturns among cable operators in the United States, notably for premium pay-TV channels, the worldwide number of consumers opting for pay-TV content increased 6% in 2010, according to a new report.More>>