Record-breaking sales and rentals of $ 1.007 billion during the holidays spurred the homevideo market to a "major comeback" in 1992, according to Bob Alexander of New York-based research firm…
MCA/Universal Home Video has set March 17 for the homevid bow of Tom Selleck's "Mr. Baseball," the story of a former big leaguer who has to adjust after being traded to Japan. The release will…
Worldvision Home Video has acquired its first theatrical feature for homevid release: "Lovers," from Aries Films.
Gotham-based Sterling Entertainment Group has acquired VidAmerica's library of special-interest programs and B pix. Sterling exec VP Gary Needle was previously VidAmerica's exec VP.
In a move Wall Street dubbed "unexpected," Blockbuster Entertainment prez Joseph R. Baczko resigned yesterday, just as the video retail giant announced it had initiated a corporatewide reorganization.
Image Entertainment has obtained exclusive domestic distribution rights to the Voyager Company's Criterion Collection of films on high-end laserdiscs. Image also picked up non-exclusive worldwide…
Beverly Hills-based homevid supplier Academy Entertainment has hired two new sales exex and promoted two others as part of a restructuring--which will include a new telemarketing department --geared…
Columbia TriStar Home Video announced release plans yesterday for "A League of Their Own," which is expected to be the lead title of a record-setting quarter for the Sony division. The $ 107 million…
A composer who says he wrote incidental music for Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons is seeking more than $ 3.1 million in royalties he says he is owed from the sale of six video collections issued last…
Tropicana will sponsor the homevid release of Hemdale Home Video's "Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland," scheduled for Feb. 24 at $ 24.95.