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WAIT FOR DVD’S ON NETFLIX AND REDBOX TO GROW LONGER

January 6, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Warner Bros., which was the first to impose a 28-day embargo on the release of DVDs to Netflix, RedBox, and other cheap rental companies, is likely to double that delay this year, according to published reports on Thursday. The studio, which is believed to have taken a big hit on DVD sales in the third […]

SHOPPERS GIVING DVD’S AS XMAS GIFTS

December 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

DVDs that can be presented as gifts were the top sellers last week, which included Black Friday. According to Nielsen VideoScan First Alert, the top seller for the week was Warner Home Video’s Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2. It was the third straight week that the hit movie — which grossed […]

GREEN LANTERN IS GREEN ON HOME VIDEO

October 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Even though it was released on a Friday, instead of the usual Tuesday for DVD and Blu-ray discs, Warner Home Video’s Green Lantern was the top seller on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart, Home Media magazine reported on Wednesday. Taking Blu-ray sales only into account, the No. 1 film was Disney’s The Lion […]

OLDER DVD’S HIT SALES CHARTS AFTER BLACK FRIDAY

December 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With Warner Home Video’s The Blind Side being offered for $3.99 in Best Buy’s Black Friday ads last week, the title became the second-highest seller of the week, Disney’s Toy Story 3 on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart. The DVD was originally released last March. (Wal-Mart was offering similar deals, including The Dark […]

DELAYING CHEAP DVD RENTALS PAYS OFF, SAYS TIME WARNER

August 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although some analysts have observed that the public seems unmindful of the four-week delay some studios have imposed between the time their movies hit DVD sales outlets and the time they become available via Netflix and Redbox, Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes maintained Wednesday that the delay has resulted in “a positive effect” on DVD […]