TITLE

Head Start Helps 'Sixth Sense' on Digital

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R. Thomas
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;06/19/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 25, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Forecasts high pay-per-view (PPV) revenues for Buena Vista's blockbuster motion picture `The Sixth Sense' in the United States. Launch of an aggressive PPV-movie promotional campaign; Potential effect of early PPV windows on both PPV and home-video revenue; Buy-rates generated by the movie in digital-cable homes; Comparison with the PPV success of `The Waterboy.'
ACCESSION #
3265831

 

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