Tag Archives: home entertainment

Universal, Warner Bros. Form Home Entertainment Joint Venture (Deadline)

Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. are entering into a North America ten-year joint venture with regard to their home entertainment arms. Separate from that deal, both studios are... More

U.S. Home Entertainment Market Topped $25B in 2019, With 63% Coming From Streaming (Variety)

Consumer spending on home entertainment rose 8.4% to a record $25.2 billion in 2019, spurred by the at-home sector’s biggest growth engine — digital, according to DEG: The Digi... More

Home Entertainment in the Year Ahead: More Turbulence as Roaring ’20s Get Underway (Variety)

Coming off a year of momentous change, home entertainment executives expect more disruption in 2020 but predict studios’ rental and sell-through businesses can coexist alongside ... More

M&E Journal: Direct-to-Consumer: The Hard Road Ahead for Hollywood Studios

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, HITS and Chief Strategist, MESA - Hollywood has long relied on exhibitors and retailers to deliver its products to the consumer through a... More

$3K to Rent a Movie? Bringing the Theater Home for the 1 Percent (NY Times)

It’s an idea that has captivated one entrepreneur after another over the years: For a high price, allow tech billionaires, Wall Street titans, professional athletes, Russian olig... More

Deluxe Exec: Don’t Count Out Blu-ray Just Yet

Although digital delivery of video continues to dominate the video home entertainment market, it’s still too soon to count out Blu-ray and Ultra High-Def (UHD) Blu-ray completely... More

Home Entertainment Faces Further Disruption (Twice)

Last year was yet another fascinating period in the development and distribution of video and TV content, which has paved the way for further dynamism, disruption and potential opp... More

Home Entertainment Spending in U.S. Hit Record $23.3B in 2018 (Variety)

U.S. consumer spending on home entertainment hit a new record in 2018, buoyed by subscription streaming as well as transactional video-on-demand (TVOD), DEG: The Digital Entertainm... More

New 4K Format, Growing Digital Libraries Invigorate Home Entertainment Market (Variety)

In the kaleidoscope of business models and formats that make up the home entertainment business, there are some brighter lights.... More

Report: More Consumers are Purchasing Home Products Online (Dealerscope)

In-store sales still capture roughly two-thirds of all dollars spent on the primary home-products industries, but the gap is closing fast. According to new research from NPD, the p... More

Bigger is Still Better – At Least in the Living Room (Twice)

Few things are a more iconic representation of a traditional U.S. home than a big TV in the living room. And while smartphones are pacing to reach TV ownership rates within the nex... More

Justice Department Approves Disney’s Acquisition of 21st Century Fox (Variety)

Disney has agreed to sell off 21st Century Fox’s 22 regional sports networks to secure Justice Department approval of its acquisition of major 21st Century Fox assets. The DOJ’... More

Study: 74% of U.S. TV Homes Have at Least One Connected TV Device (B&C)

The number of U.S. TV homes with at least one internet-connected TV device continues to swing upward, Leichtman Research Group found in a new study. Some 74% of those homes have at... More

Technicolor’s Marc Rachlin: How to Leverage Logistics Resources to Meet Demand for Direct to Consumer Delivery (MESA)

In a podcast interview, Marc Rachlin, VP of National Operations with Technicolor's Home Entertainment Services division, explains how Technicolor is ideally placed to provide these... More

Sony Pictures Shakeup: 3 Presidents Out, Keith Le Goy Takes Over Home Entertainment (Variety)

Sony Pictures Entertainment has let go three president-level executives — international channels head Andy Kaplan, chief TV marketing officer Sheraton Kalouria and home entertain... More

U.S. Home Entertainment Spending Rose to $20.5 Billion in 2017, Thanks to Streaming (Deadline)

Home entertainment spending rose 5% to $20.5 billion in 2017 as U.S. consumers showed their growing affinity for streaming services. Spending on subscription video on demand ser... More

People Consumed More Media Than Ever Last Year — But Growth is Slowing (Recode)

People watched, read, listened, streamed and posted more media than ever in 2016, but that consumption plateaued this year, according to data released today by research firm Zenith... More

IHS: European Home Video Spending to Top $9.7B by 2020 (HMM)

Netflix and Amazon Prime Video’s global expansion underscore growing consumer appetite in Western Europe for subscription streaming video. The market is projected to spearhead a ... More

Digital Drivers: The Race for Consumers (HMM)

Consumers continued their love affair with digital content in 2016, while content owners and digital services — some producing content of their own — vied for their attention. ... More

Studios Flirt With Offering $30 Movies in Home (Variety)

Six of the seven biggest Hollywood studios are continuing to push to offer movies in the home mere weeks after their theatrical debuts. However, the companies, particularly Fox ... More