Guardian Unlimited: "Despite fears that internet piracy would dent its profits, Hollywood has had a buoyant year.
Worldwide revenues from cinema tickets, videos and DVD sales, as well as television rights, reached a whopping $44.8bn last year, up 9% from 2003.
Record DVD sales fuelled the increase, up 14% in the US and 46% worldwide, but most other sectors did better than last year." Read more
Time-Warner also had a banner year, and their DVD sales were not hurt by piracy or Netflix.
via Bloomberg.com: "Revenue from home-video releases jumped 41 percent to $1.27 billion...DVD sales soared 53 percent to $1.2 billion, their biggest gain in two years... " Read more