Paramount Home Entertainment

  1. Maguire Named PHE President

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Industry veteran spent 23 years at BVHE. Dennis Maguire has been appointed president of international for Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE). Maguire reports to Kelley Avery, president of worldwide home entertainment for the motion picture group o ...

  2. Fox Readies New Blu-Ray Wave

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nine titles expected for worldwide release. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Thursday (Aug. 31) is expected to reveal an ambitious slate of Blu-ray Disc titles, becoming the last of the five big studios supporting the next-generation optical di ...

  3. Paramount Readies First Blu-ray Wave

    August 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Titles expected in the fall. Paramount Home Entertainment's first wave of Blu-ray titles are scheduled to hit stores in the fall. Eight titles are expected, with four—"Tomb Raider," "Sky Captain And The World Of Tomorrow," ...

  4. Three The Charm For 'M:I-3' DVD

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mission III to be released on three formats, same day. In an industry first, Paramount Home Entertainment is expected to announce Friday that it will release the $133.4 million summer movie hit on DVD, HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc all on the same day: ...

  5. 'Sopranos' Hitting HD-DVD

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Poised to become first TV series released on high-def discs. "The Sopranos" is poised to become the first TV series to be released on high-definition discs. HBO Video said Wednesday (Aug. 9) that its first release on the nascent HD-DVD f ...

  6. Buena Vista Readies Original Titles For Blu-ray

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Series of short films to be shot in high-definition. Raising the bar in the Blu-ray Disc vs. HD DVD battle, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is creating a series of short films to be shot in high-definition to accompany select films the studio will ...

  7. New Head of Paramount Home Entertainment

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The completion of Paramount Pictures’ $1.6 billion acquisition of DreamWorks SKG yesterday (Feb. 1) was accompanied by major executive changes at Paramount’s home video division and news of layoff The completion of Paramount Pictures’ $1.6 billion ...

  8. HD DVD Product Slates Revealed

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, more major studios have revealed product slates in the impending next-generation DVD format war. As expected, more major studios have revealed product slates in the impending next-generation DVD format war. Warner Home Video and Unive ...

  9. Major Studios Report First Blu-ray Release Slates

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Four major studios today (Jan. 4) revealed their product slates in support of the next-generation Blu-ray DVD format. Four major studios today (Jan. 4) revealed their product slates in support of the next-generation Blu-ray DVD format. Sony Pictur ...

  10. Warner Home Video Embraces Blu-ray

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Warner Home Video announced Oct. 20 that it will be releasing films on the high-definition format Blu-ray. LOS ANGELES -- As expected, Warner Home Video announced Oct. 20 that it will be releasing films on the high-definition format B ...

  11. Warner Home Video Embraces Blu-ray

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Uni now the only studio to solely support HD DVD. As expected, Warner Home Video announced today (Oct. 20) that it will be releasing films on the high-definition format Blu-ray. Previously, WHV, which also includes sister companies New Line Home E ...

  12. Cross-Network DVD Studio Launches

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Music, Logo Enterprise Group and Paramount Home Entertainment are coming together for a new cross-network DVD studio. Titles are expected to include a number of music-based films, dramas, MTV Networks Music, Logo Enterprise Group and ...

  13. Warner Reportedly Close To Blu-ray Deal

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Studio also embracing rival HD DVD. Warner Home Video is close to finalizing a deal to support Blu-ray Disc, sources close to the negotiations said Wednesday. The No. 1 DVD supplier would become the second major studio this week to say it will pub ...

  14. Paramount To Back Blu-ray And HD DVD

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Becomes first studio to back both formats. Paramount Home Entertainment will be supporting next generation format Blu-ray as well as rival format HD DVD. Paramount announced its backing of the Toshiba-led HD DVD last November, along with Warner Ho ...

  15. Major Music, Film Companies Back Blu-ray

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Lions Gate Entertainment are the latest companies to throw their support into the Blu-ray high definition DVD ring. LOS ANGELES -- Universal Music Group and Lions Gate Entertainment are the latest companies to throw their ...

  16. Blu-ray Tames Lions Gate

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lions Gate Entertainment is the latest home video company to throw its support into the Blu-ray high definition DVD ring, revealing today (Aug. 17) plans to release new theatrical DVDs, TV titles and Lions Gate Entertainment is the latest home vid ...

  17. Fox On Board With Blu-Ray

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT High definition DVD available in 2006. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will support the Blu-ray high definition DVD next year. The company revealed today (July 29) its plans to debut a mix of new release, library and TV titles on the form ...

  18. Ventura Distr. Names UrbanWorks Senior VP/GM

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Quincy Newell to handle day-to-day operations. Independent DVD distribution company Ventura Distribution has promoted Quincy Newell to senior VP/GM of its label UrbanWorks Entertainment, which acquires, produces and distributes urban DVD content. ...

  19. Chappelle's Show Sets Records

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Chappelle's Show: Season 2 Uncensored" has become the fastest-selling TV on DVD title, according to Comedy Central Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. "Chappelle's Show: Season 2 Uncensored" has beco ...

  20. Toshiba Unveils Hybrid DVD

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Toshiba is expected to demonstrate a new hybrid DVD disc tomorrow (May 11) at the MediaTech Expo in Las Vegas. The hybrid disc will feature standard DVD on one side and HD on the other. Toshiba is expected to demonstrate a new hybrid DVD disc tomo ...

  21. PHE Exec Madoff Adds Duties

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Longtime Paramount Home Entertainment and pay television executive Steve Madoff is replacing Steven Glick, PHE executive VP of business affairs, licensees and business development, who is leaving the (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Longtime Paramount ...

  22. Initial Slate Of HD DVDs Planned

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST The major studios backing Toshiba/NEC/Sanyo's new high-definition DVD format have announced their first group of titles, to be released on the format this Christmas. The major studios backing Toshiba/NEC/Sanyo's new high-definition DVD f ...

  23. Studios Planning Mini-DVD Releases

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Five more home-video companies are getting on board with Mini-DVD. HBO Video, New Line Home Entertainment, Paramount Home Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Universal Pictures Five more home-video companies are getting on ...

  24. Major Studios Sign Up For HD DVD

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Three major studios -- Paramount, Universal and Warner Bros. -- will be releasing films on Toshiba/NEC/Sanyo's high definition (HD) DVD format over the next few years. Three major studios -- Paramount, Universal and Warner Bros. -- will be re ...

  25. Latifah Company, Paramount Ink DVD Deal

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Films has inked a deal to produce exclusive direct-to-DVD urban films for Paramount Home Entertainment. Queen Latifah's Flavor Unit Films has inked a deal to produce exclusive direct-to-DVD urban films for Par ...

  26. Paramount To Distribute John Wayne Films

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Paramount Home Entertainment and its TV distribution entities have entered into a DVD and TV distribution deal with Batjac Productions, a production company founded by the late John Wayne. Paramount Home Entertainment and its TV distribution entit ...

  27. Hasbro, Paramount Partner For Video Titles

    June 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Candy Land, GI Joe among brands involved. Hasbro Inc. and Paramount Home Entertainment have entered into a worldwide distribution deal for Hasbro's direct-to-video titles. Under the terms of the agreement, Hasbro will develop and produce vide ...

  28. Paramount To Distribute PBS Vids

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Paramount Home Entertainment has picked up distribution of PBS Home Video in the U.S. and Canada. The five-year partnership--which ends PBS' 10-year distribution deal with Warner Home Video--kicks off Paramount Home Entertainment has picked u ...