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Erik Gruenwedel, Home Media Magazine

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Universal Gets Big ‘Hop’ to Start 2012

Studio turnaround began by delaying the home entertainment release of the family-friendly film for a year.

Hi-Def Consumer Spending Up 58 Percent Over Same Quarter Last Year

The surge is due in part to a 60 percent jump in sales of catalog Blu-Ray releases, including "Star Wars," "Citizen Kane" and "The Big Lebowski."

Miramax CEO on UltraViolet: ‘We Have No Choice’

Mike Lang says the cloud-based digital locker is Hollywood's last stand to preserve sellthrough in home entertainment.

Image back in home entertainment market

After narrowly averting bankruptcy in January through a pennies-on-the-dollar sale of the Chatsworth, Calif.-based distributor to San Francisco-based investment company JH Holdings, Image is once…

Panasonic sells world’s first 3D TV system

The 3D TV race among consumer electronics manufacturers found an apparent winner as Panasonic Corp. said Wednesday it sold the world's first 3D home entertainment system at a Best Buy in Manhattan.

Sony releasing movies in 3D on Blu-ray

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment said Thursday that it will release 3D movies on Blu-ray Disc worldwide for the first time.

Image hires financial adviser

Image Entertainment Inc. has retained Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin Capital as its exclusive financial adviser.

Survey: Only 8% of teens watch TV online

A nationwide survey found that only 8% of teens watch repurposed TV shows online, compared with 24% who watch news clips, 20% who view user-generated clips on YouTube and 15% who watch sports news or…

RealNetworks expands suit against studios

With the future of its RealDVD copying software in the hands of a federal judge, RealNetworks filed a motion to enter a second amended complaint against the studios and DVD Copy Control Association…

Image pulls plug on merger

Image Entertainment  formally pulled the plug Monday on protracted merger negotiations with Nyx Acquisitions after it failed to deposit an additional $1 million into the business interruption fee…

Blockbuster scales back on transformation

Blockbuster Inc. said Wednesday that it is scaling back wider rollout of its "Rock the Block" store concept -- a strategy envisioned to transform the company from DVD rental pure play to all-in-one…

CBS’ TV.com upgrades high-def video<br />  

TV.com, a unit of CBS Corp., said Thursday that it has begun beta testing a high-definition video gallery that allows users to watch ad-supported repurposed network programming online in 1080p…