Frankel, Daniel
April 2007
Daily Variety;4/24/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 16, pA12
Trade Publication
The article presents a timeline tracing the launching of the first DVD players and titles in the U.S. In 1997 to the development of two high definition disc formats, HD DVD and Blu-ray. In 1997, Warner released 30 DVD titles. In 1998, about 1.4 million U.S. homes have DVD players. In 1999, the film "Titanic" became the first DVD to reach one million unit sales. In 2003, television compilations on DVD were launched, with "Family Guy: Volume One" selling 1.6 million copies.


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