Paramount Home Media Distribution

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In the United Kingdom and Australia, the Paramount Pictures film library were released by CIC Video alongside Universal Pictures until 1999 before CIC turned into two separate units: Paramount Home Entertainment International and Universal Studios Home Entertainment International. On May 27, 2010, IFC Films struck another home video distribution deal with Paramount Home Media Distribution. In October 2012, it was announced that PHMD and Warner Home Video had signed a distribution deal, allowing Warner to gain U.S. and Canadian DVD, Blu-ray, UltraViolet, Flixster, and DVD-manufacturing-on-demand distribution rights to over 600 Paramount titles.

1990 in home video

. * CBS/Fox Video continues to release products such as BBC programs. The following films were released on video on the following dates: The following television shows were released on video on the following dates: The Abyss – March 29, 1990. The Adventures of Milo and Otis – October 31, 1990. Another 48 Hrs. – November 20, 1990. The Bear – May 31, 1990. Betsy's Wedding – November 20, 1990. Blaze – July 25, 1990. Blue Steel – August 8, 1990. Born on the Fourth of July – August 9, 1990. Breaking In – February 21, 1990. The 'Burbs – January 1990. Casualties of War – March 21, 1990. Cheetah – July 25, 1990. The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover – October 17, 1990.

List of home video companies

List of notable home video companies
Artisan Entertainment (1983–2005, formerly U.S.A. Home Video, International Video Entertainment, Inc. and Live Entertainment). Family Home Entertainment (1980–2005). Family Home Entertainment Kids (1998–2005). Discovery Channel Video. TLC Video. Animal Planet Video. Hallmark Home Entertainment. Hallmark Hall of Fame. Carolco Home Video (1990–1995). Avid Home Entertainment (1991–1998). Magnum Entertainment (1982–1993). Locus Video Group, B.V. (1982–1998). Vestron Video (1982–1992). Children’s Video Library (1982–1988). Lightning Video (1982–1988). Anchor Bay Entertainment (1995–2017). Starmaker Entertainment (1988–1998). Video Treasures (1987–1996). Burbank Video (1988–1993).

Lionsgate Home Entertainment

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Family Home Entertainment (1980–2005). U.S.A. Home Video (1983–1986). International Video Entertainment (1986–1990). LIVE Home Video (1990–1995). LIVE Entertainment (1995–1998). Artisan Entertainment (1998–2004). Vestron Video (1981–1992, 2016–present). Children's Video Library (1985–1988). Celebrity Home Entertainment (1986–1998). Just for Kids Home Video (1987–2000).


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Artisan Entertainment. LIVE Entertainment/International Video Entertainment. Magnum Entertainment. Vestron Video. Vestron Pictures. Lightning Video. Lightning Pictures. Codeblack Films. Comic-Con HQ. Defy Media (19%). Epix - Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer acquired Lionsgate's stake in the network in 2017. Epix2. Epix Drive-In. Epix Hits. Family Home Entertainment. Fearnet - NBCUniversal acquired Lionsgate's stake in the network in 2013. Film Roman - acquired by Waterman Entertainment in 2015; pre-2014 library retained by Starz. Mandalay Pictures (1997-2002). Mandate Pictures. Maple Pictures. Modern Entertainment. Overture Films. Pacific International Enterprises.

United Kingdom

The BBC, founded in 1922, is the UK's publicly funded radio, television and Internet broadcasting corporation, and is the oldest and largest broadcaster in the world. It operates numerous television and radio stations in the UK and abroad and its domestic services are funded by the television licence.

Home video

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Home video is pre-recorded video media that is either sold, rented or streamed for home entertainment. It is a type of home media. The term originates from the VHS/Betamax era, when the predominant medium was videotape, but has carried over into optical disc formats like DVD and Blu-ray and, since the 2000s, into methods of digital distribution such as Netflix, Hulu, and Prime Video.


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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The neighbouring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. The population of million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.

Carolco Pictures

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In other territories, StudioCanal licensed home video rights to Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. * Prince, Stephen (2000) A New Pot of Gold: Hollywood Under the Electronic Rainbow, 1980–1989. University of California Press, Berkeley/Los Angeles, California. ISBN: 0-520-23266-6 *

Paramount Pictures

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In 2002, Paramount; along with Buena Vista Distribution, 20th Century Fox, Columbia TriStar Pictures Entertainment, MGM/UA Entertainment, Universal Studios, DreamWorks Pictures, Artisan Entertainment, Lions Gate Entertainment, and Warner Bros. formed the Digital Cinema Initiatives. Operating under a waiver from the antitrust law, the studios combined under the leadership of Paramount Chief Operating Officer Tom McGrath to develop technical standards for the eventual introduction of digital film projection – replacing the now 100-year-old film technology.


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StudioCanal (formerly known as Le Studio Canal+, Canal Plus, Canal+ Distribution, Canal+ Production, and Canal+ Image) is a French film production and distribution company that owns the third-largest film library in the world. The company is a unit of the Canal+ Group, owned by Vivendi.

Republic Pictures

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In September 1998, Spelling licensed the American and Canadian video rights to its library to Artisan Entertainment, while the library itself continued to be released under the Republic name and logo. By the end of the decade Viacom bought the portion of Spelling it did not own previously; thus, Republic became a wholly owned division of Paramount. Artisan (later sold to Lionsgate Home Entertainment) continued to use the Republic name, logo and library under license from Paramount.

Orion Pictures

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In the years ahead, Orion produced very few films, and primarily released films from other producers, including LIVE Entertainment. Orion Classics, minus its founders (who had moved to Sony Pictures Entertainment and founded Sony Pictures Classics), continued to acquire popular art-house films, such as Boxing Helena (1993), before Metromedia merged the subsidiary with Samuel Goldwyn Entertainment in 1996. In July 1997, Metromedia shareholders approved the sale of Orion (as well as Samuel Goldwyn Entertainment and Motion Picture Corporation of America) to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

Big Idea Entertainment

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Big Idea Entertainment, LLC (formerly known as Big Idea Productions, Inc. and Big Idea, Inc.; also simply as Big Idea) is an American Christian animation studio best known for its computer-animated VeggieTales series of Christian-themed home videos.

Time (magazine)

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In a BBC interview with Justin Webb, Professor Valentine Cunningham of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, described the mistake as "a piece of profound ignorance on the part of Time magazine". During its history, on five nonconsecutive occasions, Time has released a special issue with a cover showing an X scrawled over the face of a man or a national symbol. The first Time magazine with a red X cover was released on May 7, 1945, showing a red X over Adolf Hitler's face.

Universal Pictures

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Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Universal 1440 Entertainment. Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Australia (JV). Focus Features. Gramercy Pictures label. Focus World. High Top Releasing. NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan. Working Title Films. Illumination. Illumination Mac Guff. Universal Animation Studios. DreamWorks Animation. DreamWorks Animation Television. DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment (merged with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment). DreamWorks Classics. Big Idea Entertainment. Bullwinkle Studios (JV). DreamWorks New Media. United International Pictures (JV). Amblin Partners (minor stake) (JV). Amblin Entertainment. Amblin Television. DreamWorks Pictures.

Celebrity Home Entertainment

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He also made appearances in giving introductions to the upcoming previews of the videos. * Reviews of a number of "Just For Kids" anime titles (last updated on October 2010) Artisan Entertainment - Founded in 1981 as Family Home Entertainment; changed its name to International Video Entertainment (IVE), then changed again to LIVE Entertainment Co., and in 1998 to Artisan. Operating as a subsidiary of Lionsgate as of 2003. Caballero Home Video. Monterey Home Video. A list of every title that the company ever released; also includes non-"Just For Kids" titles (from the Internet Archive). Reviews of a number of "Just For Kids" anime titles (last updated on October 2010).

Requiem for a Dream

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In a 2016 international critics' poll conducted by BBC, the film, Toni Erdmann and Carlos were tied together and were three voted together as the 100 greatest motion pictures since 2000. The soundtrack was composed by Clint Mansell with the string ensemble performed by Kronos Quartet. The string quartet arrangements were written by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang. The soundtrack was re-released with the album Requiem for a Dream: Remixed, which contains remixes of the music by Paul Oakenfold, Josh Wink, Jagz Kooner, and Delerium, among others.

Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2

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Angel Heart

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The film was first released on DVD on June 23, 1998 by Artisan Entertainment. Special features on the DVD included a theatrical trailer, production notes, a making-of featurette, and information on the cast and crew. The DVD release received criticism for its poor video transfer and shortage of special features. Artisan later released the film on laserdisc on August 18, 1998. Lionsgate Home Entertainment re-released Angel Heart with a "Special Edition" DVD on May 18, 2004. The Special Edition features additional material, including an introduction and audio commentary by Parker, a scene-specific commentary by Rourke, a video interview with the actor, and the theatrical trailer.

Wild, Wild World of Animals

Produced by Time-Life Television, the series features documentaries produced by various production companies worldwide, including the BBC. Reruns were later aired by the USA Network during the 1980s. A series of hardbound books published by Time-Life was also published during this period to accompany the series. HBO owns the series today; while the series has been made available on home videotape worldwide, the series has not seen release on DVD or Blu-ray formats. HBO currently offers clips of the series to commercial customers. * HBO Archive: "Wildlife Royalty Free Collection" (featuring clips from Wild, Wild World of Animals).

HIT Entertainment

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HiT announced a DVD distribution deal with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment on May 2, 2014. In early summer 2015, Edaville USA amusement park opened a licensed Thomas Land theme area based on Thomas & Friends. On October 6, 2015, HiT Entertainment announced a long-term partnership with 9 Story Media Group to relaunch Barney & Friends and Angelina Ballerina. In March 2016, HiT was transferred to Mattel Creations (Later Mattel Television), a division of Mattel created to bring all content creation units together under Mattel’s Chief Content Officer Catherine Balsam-Schwaber.

Monty Python's Flying Circus

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At the time of the original broadcasting of Monty Python in the United Kingdom, the BBC used Time-Life Television to distribute its shows the United States. For Monty Python, Time-Life had been concerned that the show was "too British" in its humour to reach American audiences, and did not opt to bring the programme across. Additionally, the Python's first film, And Now for Something Completely Different, a selection of skits from the show released in the UK in 1971 and in the United States in 1972, did not fare well with American audiences.

Sony Pictures Television

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will take over Funimation's home video distribution operations after Funimation's current home video deal with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment expires. In addition, Funimation Films can potentially distribute anime films acquired by Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions. On October 24, 2017, Hulu's CEO Mike Hopkins became the new chairman of SPT. These are the channels owned and operated and jointly operated by Sony Pictures Television. For channels owned under CSC Media Group, see CSC Media Group. *List of Sony Pictures Television programs * Game Show Network: Launched on December 1, 1994. Sony Entertainment Television: Launched on September 30, 1995.

The Six Million Dollar Man

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The release is available directly through Time-Life's "6mdm" website as well a through several third-party on-line vendors. In November 2011, Universal Studios Home Entertainment began releasing individual season sets of the series on DVD, available in retail stores. It has subsequently released all five seasons. The fifth and final season was released on February 18, 2014. Several episodes of The Six Million Dollar Man actually saw their North American DVD debut several weeks in advance of the box set, as Universal Home Video included the three "crossover" episodes that helped launch The Bionic Woman as bonuses on the October 19, 2010 DVD release of Season 1 of The Bionic Woman.