Now that retail sales of CD-ROM titles have begun to take off, publishers, distributors and retailers are intensifying their turf war for an increasingly lucrative -- and crowded -- new market.
Fourth-quarter sales nearly tripled and earnings nearly doubled for RHI Entertainment Inc. as the TV producer/distributor rang up big numbers from deliveries to the three webs.
Advertisers generally tend to ignore the time periods impacted by bloated Winter Olympics sweeps numbers, but KTLA is taking no chances.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner1Weekend:$32.5M
A Walk Among the Tombstones
A Walk Among the Tombstones2Weekend:$13.1M
This Is Where I Leave You
This Is Where I Leave You3Weekend:$11.9M
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