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  1. Ron Eisenberg, Home Video Pioneer, Dies at 73

    6:00 am 11/3/2014

    Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos calls the ETD founder "a real inspiration"Read more

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  2. Blockbuster Sells Mexico Stores for $31 Million

    12:56 pm 1/14/2014

    TV Azteca sister company Grupo Elektra acquires Dish Network's nationwide rental chain, which includes 320 stores.Read more

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  3. Blockbuster U.K. to Close Down Completely on Dec. 16

    6:20 am 12/12/2013

    The British video rental business couldn't source a buyer for their 91 outlets and 808 store employees before Christmas.Read more

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  4. Blockbuster's Last Movie Rental: 'This Is the End'

    3:17 pm 11/11/2013

    The company rented out its final title on Saturday after announcing that it is closing its roughly 300 remaining stores by early 2014.Read more

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  5. Bye, Bye Blockbuster: A Eulogy for the Three-Day Rental (Guest Column)

    9:45 am 11/9/2013

    The once-ubiquitous chain shuts its doors today -- and with it goes an important chapter in movies as a communal experience.Read more

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  6. Germany to Pass U.K. to Become Europe's No. 1 Blu-ray Market

    6:10 am 10/24/2013

    Home entertainment revenue in Germany is set to grow 6.4 percent to $2.2 billion this year with 32.2 million Blu-ray discs sold. Read more

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  7. Dish Adds Fewer Subs as Earnings Drop in First Quarter

    3:15 am 5/9/2013

    The satellite TV company, founded by Charlie Ergen, added 36,000 net new subscribers and said weaker Blockbuster results were a drag on revenue.Read more

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  8. Blockbuster U.K. Sold to Investment Firm

    7:26 am 3/24/2013

    Gordon Brothers will acquire 264 video and game rental stores two months after the company filed for insolvency protection. Read more

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  9. Dish CEO on Hopper: 'I Don't Want to Kill Ads'

    12:15 pm 2/12/2013

    "I also don't want to put my head in the sand," said Charlie Ergen at the D: Dive Into Media conference.Read more

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  10. Blockbuster UK Seeks Insolvency Protection, Buyer

    6:55 am 1/16/2013

    The DVD and video game rental firm, which has faced competition from online entertainment providers, follows music and film retailer HMV into administration.Read more

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