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Universal Posts Wider Q1 Cash Flow Loss   3 May, 2011

Universal Studios reported a first-quarter (ended March 31) operating cash flow loss of $146 million, compared with an operating cash flow loss of $12 million during the same period a year ago.More>>

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

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>>

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'Scarface' Blu-ray Includes Fan Contest   25 Mar, 2011

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is giving fans a chance to contribute to the Blu-ray Disc debut of Brian DePalma’s 1983 gangster classic 'Scarface.'More>>

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AnyClip Signs Universal   7 Mar, 2011

Israeli company AnyClip has signed an agreement with Universal Studios that will see Universal Pictures’ library of film content available on AnyClip.com.More>>

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Universal's 'Despicable Me' Nets $25 Million First-day Sales   15 Dec, 2010

Universal Studios Home Entertainment’s animated box office hit <i>Despicable Me</i> generated $25 million in home entertainment revenue on Dec. 14 — its first day of retail release.More>>

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Comcast Taps Burke to Run NBC Universal   27 Sep, 2010

Comcast Corp. has picked COO Steve Burke to head NBC Universal when the No. 1 cable operator’s majority acquisition of the GE-owned media company receives regulatory approval.More>>

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Fox, Universal Make Deals With Redbox   22 Apr, 2010

Kiosk operator Redbox came to terms with both 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment and Universal Studios Home Entertainment April 22, signing multiyear distribution agreements that delay new-release DVDs for 28 days after street date, further strengthening the studios’ push to create a sellthrough...More>>

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GE: ‘DVDs Had a Good Quarter’   18 Apr, 2010

Universal Studios Home Entertainment’s DVD/Blu-ray Disc release of comedy Couples Retreat proved a retail champion, selling 5 million units since its Feb. 9 bow and helping NBC Universal boost first quarter (ended March 31) operating revenue 23% to $4.3 billion.More>>

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Group Says Wal-Mart, Target Mandate New-Release DVD Purchase Limits   26 Jan, 2010

Wal-Mart Stores and Target Corp. have apparently begun limiting quantity purchases of new-release DVD movies to five copies per title — a move that further underscores an emerging sellthrough window and could pose a serious challenge to rental kiosks.More>>

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Random Thoughts, Observations and Musings....   15 Dec, 2009

A Wall Street Journal story on Blu-ray Disc takes a fair look at the format's progress and deftly avoids industry jargon and hype.More>>