Home Media Magazine - December 2-8, 2007 - (Page 18)
ELECTRONIC DELIVERY www.homemediamagazine.com ‘TV Guide’ Honors Online Video By John Latchem V Guide recently honored the best online videos in 18 categories, as chosen by TV Guide editors and fans at TVGuide. com. The inaugural Online Video Awards recognize the best and most innovative professional video programming created for the Web. Many of the major broadcast and cable networks were represented, along with such entertainment sites as FunnyOrDie.com, SuperDeluxe. com and YouTube.com. BRIEFS I JOHN LENNON ITUNES VIDEO CARD AT STARBUCKS DEC. 4 Capitol/EMI Music Dec. 4 will release the John Lennon Video Album, the first music video release on the iTunes Digital Release card format, at Starbucks locations around the country. The $24.95 card can be redeemed online at the iTunes music store for a collection of 21 John Lennon music videos. The collectible cards feature a silver-toned photo of Lennon. Videos on the release include: “Imagine (Legend version),” “Woman,” “Watching the Wheels,” “Mind Games,” “Happy Xmas (War Is Over),” “Whatever Gets You Thru the Night,” “(Just Like) Starting Over,” “#9 Dream,” “Give Peace a Chance,” “Beautiful Boy,” “Jealous Guy,” “Nobody Told Me,” “Cold Turkey,” “Power to the People,” “Working Class Hero,” “Working Class Hero (Anthology version),” “Love,” “Mother,” “Borrowed Time,” “Slippin’ and Slidin’” and “Stand By Me.” – Billy Gil T I Best TV Show Site on the Web: Heroes 360 (NBC) I Best Comedy Site on the Web: FunnyOrDie.com I Best TV Drama Webisode: “Ghost Whisperer: The Other Side” (CBS) I Best TV Comedy Webisode: “The Office” (NBC) THE WINNERS: I Funniest Web Video (aka LOL Award): “Saturday Night Live: D**k in a Box” (NBC) I Best Sci-Fi Webisode: “Star Trek: New Voyages” (StarTrekNewVoyages.com) I Best TV Reality Webisode: “Tori & Dean: Inn Love” (Oxygen) I Best Original Web Drama Series: “Sanctuary” (SanctuaryForAll.com) I Best Original Web Comedy Series: “Clark and Michael” (ClarkandMichael. com) I Best Original Web Reality Series: “Mark Burnett’s Gold Rush” (AOL) I Best Web Talk Show: “Tom Green: Mania TV” (ManiaTV.com) I Best Actor (for original Web material): Steve Carell, “The Office” (NBC) I Best Actress (for original Web material): Laura Howard, “Prom Queen” (promqueen.tv) I Funniest Duo (for original Web material): Clark Duke and Michael Cera, “Clark and Michael” (ClarkandMichael.com) I Best Behind the Scenes Video on the Web: “Hey Paula: Behind the Scenes” (Bravo) I Best Extras for the Web (aka Extra! Extra! Extra!): “The Office: PSAs” (NBC) I Best Celebrity Video on the Web: Ellen DeGeneres, “Ready, Set, Go! Ellen’s Emmy Adventure” (Ellen.warnerbros.com) I Best Animated Video on the Web: “Late Night With Conan O’Brien: Pale Force” (NBC) I PHONES TO SURPASS TVS IN 2008 A new report from research firm MultiMedia Intelligence finds worldwide unit shipments of multimedia mobile phones will exceed 300 million in 2008, more than shipments of TV sets. Revenue will exceed $76 billion. The report, “Wanted: Multimedia Handsets — Consumer Desires Meet Operators ARPU Needs,” found handsets play an increasing role in operators’ efforts to attract and retain subscribers. The report also said phones with touch screens will approach 200 million by 2011. Multimedia phones have at least one megapixel image capture, MP3 audio, video playback, Java, USB, Bluetooth, 16-bit screen color, QVGA resolution, WAP and MMS. For more information, visit multimediaintelligence.com. – John Latchem TOP 10 RANK TITLE E LE C T R O NI C SELLT H R OUG H Week ended November 24, 2007 RELEASE DATE VIDEO LABEL GENRE TOP 10 RANK TITLE E L E C TRO N I C S E L L THRO U GH Week ended November 25, 2007 RELEASE DATE VIDEO LABEL GENRE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Live Free or Die Hard Goodnight Moon Ocean’s Thirteen Hairspray I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Spider-Man 3 Angel-A Dave Chappelle: For What It’s Worth Spider-Man: The Motion Picture Trilogy Next 11/20/07 11/13/07 11/13/07 11/20/07 11/6/07 10/30/07 11/20/07 12/21/06 11/20/07 9/25/07 Fox ThinkFilm Warner New Line Universal Sony Pictures Sony Pictures Sony Pictures Sony Pictures Paramount Action Drama Comedy Musical Comedy Action Romance Comedy Action Thriller Source: Movielink 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Live Free or Die Hard Ocean’s Thirteen Spider-Man 3 Ratatouille The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Hairspray Family Guy: Season 6 — Episode 1 Day Watch The Da Vinci Code 11/20/07 11/13/07 10/30/07 11/6/07 11/20/07 11/20/07 10/1/07 10/30/07 11/14/07 Fox Warner Sony Pictures Disney Disney New Line Fox Fox Sony Pictures Sony Pictures Action Comedy Action Animated Family Musical Comedy Fantasy Thriller Comedy Source: CinemaNow Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 12/12/06 TOP 10 RANK TITLE RENT A L D OW NLOAD S Week ended November 24, 2007 RELEASE DATE VIDEO LABEL GENRE TOP 10 RANK TITLE RE N TA L DO WN L O A DS Week ended November 25, 2007 RELEASE DATE VIDEO LABEL GENRE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Ocean’s Thirteen License to Wed Next Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Evan Almighty Knocked Up (Unrated) Even Money The TV Set Reign Over Me Rise: Blood Hunter 11/23/07 10/30/07 11/9/07 10/31/07 11/22/07 11/8/07 10/26/07 10/24/07 11/23/07 11/23/07 Warner Warner Paramount Fox Universal Universal Fox Fox Sony Pictures Sony Pictures Comedy Comedy Thriller Action Comedy Comedy Drama Comedy Drama Horror Source: Movielink 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Ocean’s Thirteen Evan Almighty Next Deck the Halls Reign Over Me Knocked Up (Unrated) The Invisible Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 28 Weeks Later License to Wed 11/20/07 11/22/07 11/9/07 11/13/07 11/14/07 11/8/07 10/31/07 10/31/07 11/7/07 10/30/07 Warner Universal Paramount Fox Sony Pictures Universal Disney/Hollywood Fox Fox Warner Comedy Comedy Thriller Comedy Drama Comedy Thriller Action Horror Comedy Source: CinemaNow 18 Home Media Magazine December 2–8, 2007
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