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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Becomes Longest No. 1 Selling U.K. Home Entertainment Retail Release 0

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Becomes Longest No. 1 Selling U.K. Home Entertainment Retail Release

Paramount Home Entertainment’s Top Gun: Maverick has become the longest-reigning top-selling home entertainment release in the U.K. The Tom Cruise-starrer to the 1986 original Top Gun has racked up eight weeks atop the Official Charts (through Nov. 30), surpassing the previous record held by Universal Pictures Home Entertainment’s Trolls World Tour, which spent seven non-consecutive … Continue reading “‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Becomes Longest No. 1 Selling U.K. Home Entertainment Retail Release”

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Amazon Studios Head Jennifer Salke Adds MGM Studios Oversight 0

Amazon Studios Head Jennifer Salke Adds MGM Studios Oversight

Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios since 2018, will also oversee the venerable MGM Studios Amazon acquired this year for $8.5 billion. The move was announced in a Nov. 29 staff memo from Mike Hopkins, SVP, Prime Video, Amazon Studios. Separately, Chris Brearton, who was COO at MGM, will now be vice president of PVS … Continue reading “Amazon Studios Head Jennifer Salke Adds MGM Studios Oversight”

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‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Tops October Disc Sales Chart; ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Still No. 1 for 2022 0

‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Tops October Disc Sales Chart; ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Still No. 1 for 2022

Disney-owned Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder was No. 1 on the top 10 list of physical-media sales for October 2022, according to the NPD Group’s VideoScan tracking service that compiles DVD and Blu-ray transactions. The “Thor” sequel had been No. 5 in September despite being available just a few days during the month after … Continue reading “‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Tops October Disc Sales Chart; ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ Still No. 1 for 2022”

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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Remains Top Redbox Disc Rental for Fourth Week; ‘Black Adam’ Leads on Digital Chart 0

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Remains Top Redbox Disc Rental for Fourth Week; ‘Black Adam’ Leads on Digital Chart

Paramount Home Entertainment’s Top Gun: Maverick was No. 1 for a fourth week on the Redbox disc rental chart the week ended Nov. 27. The fighter jet sequel starring Tom Cruise slipped to No. 2 on the Redbox On Demand chart, which tracks digital VOD and sellthrough transactions. The top Redbox On Demand title was Warner’s … Continue reading “‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Remains Top Redbox Disc Rental for Fourth Week; ‘Black Adam’ Leads on Digital Chart”

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Fubo Sports Network Now Streaming on Amazon Freevee 0

Fubo Sports Network Now Streaming on Amazon Freevee

Fubo Sports Network, the ad-supported free-to-consumer TV network from FuboTV, has launched on Amazon Freevee (formerly IMDb TV). The deal now makes the channel available on more than 155 million devices across multiple streaming platforms.  Fubo Sports Network, which closed September 2022 with its highest viewership to date, is now available on LG Channels, Samsung TV Plus, … Continue reading “Fubo Sports Network Now Streaming on Amazon Freevee”

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Netflix: New Horror Comedy ‘Wednesday’ Dominates Weekly Streaming Through Nov. 27 0

Netflix: New Horror Comedy ‘Wednesday’ Dominates Weekly Streaming Through Nov. 27

Netflix’s new horror comedy series, “Wednesday,” based on The Addams Family’s character Wednesday Addams, topped the streamer’s weekly chart with a record 341.23 million hours viewed. The Tim Burton-directed series now holds the record for the most hours viewed in a week for an English-language TV series on Netflix. Starring Jenna Ortega in the title … Continue reading “Netflix: New Horror Comedy ‘Wednesday’ Dominates Weekly Streaming Through Nov. 27”

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1998 Crime Thriller ‘Belly’ Due on 4K Ultra HD Jan. 24 0

1998 Crime Thriller ‘Belly’ Due on 4K Ultra HD Jan. 24

Featuring performances from rappers Nas and DMX, Belly (1998) arrives for the first time in 4K Ultra High Definition Jan. 24 from Lionsgate. The title will also be available as a Best Buy exclusive 4K Ultra HD (plus Blu-ray plus digital) Steelbook. Written and directed by Hype Williams — Award for Achievement in Music Videos … Continue reading “1998 Crime Thriller ‘Belly’ Due on 4K Ultra HD Jan. 24”

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PBS Kids Prime Video Channel Adds Holiday Carousel 0

PBS Kids Prime Video Channel Adds Holiday Carousel

The PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel has added a new “Holiday Movies” carousel. The subscription rate for the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel is $4.99 per month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. Holiday-themed content, designed for children ages 2-8, includes Wild Kratts: A Creature Christmas, PBS Kids: Felices Fiestas!, PBS Kids: Celebrate … Continue reading “PBS Kids Prime Video Channel Adds Holiday Carousel”

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Anthem Sports Inks Impact Wrestling Distribution Deal With DAZN 0

Anthem Sports Inks Impact Wrestling Distribution Deal With DAZN

Anthem Sports & Entertainment, a global multi-platform media company, and DAZN, a global sports entertainment platform, have entered into an international partnership that will deliver Anthem’s Impact Wrestling to more than 170 countries worldwide beginning Nov. 29. The multi-year agreement will give DAZN viewers in 170-plus countries — including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Switzerland, Austria, … Continue reading “Anthem Sports Inks Impact Wrestling Distribution Deal With DAZN”

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Antenna: Q3 SVOD Subscriber Churn Reached 32 Million 0

Antenna: Q3 SVOD Subscriber Churn Reached 32 Million

Subscriber churn, or streaming video customers who do not renew their monthly membership, has always been a nuisance for SVOD platforms big and small. Now, new data from Antenna finds that subscriber churn in the third quarter, ended Sept. 30, ballooned to 32 million across the top 10 streaming services combined. That’s up from 28 … Continue reading “Antenna: Q3 SVOD Subscriber Churn Reached 32 Million”

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