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Everyone is getting into act
Everyone, it seems, is getting in on game. Paramount Home Entertainment is capturing demographic segments with such diverse fare as "I Love Lucy" and "Star Trek."
Universal will release "Battlestar Galactica," "Sliders," "Quantum Leap," "Dragnet," "Emergency," "Magnum P.I." and "The Rockford Files."
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, which began drive to market TV shows on DVD with "The X-Files," is enjoying success with everything from "The Simpsons" to "Buffy Vampire Slayer."
Warner Home Video has released two best-selling complete-season packages of "Friends," while HBO Home Video continues to score big with seasonal installments of "The Sopranos" and "Sex and City."
With wealth of newer TV shows bowing on DVD, it appears both baby boomers and new buyers are ready to follow their TV favorites to DVD.
With explosive popularity of TV shows on DVD, consumers are in for a big reality check. Sales of TV series on DVD are expected to top $2 billion this year, and reality TV is a niche studios are mining in hopes of continuing profitable run. Once viewed as ultimate in disposable programming, reality TV shows new and old are popping up on DVD, with enough buyers to sustain an even greater flow in coming months.
Jeff Hodges is the owner of Order DVD TV Shows (http://www.orderdvdtvshows.com), which is a web site that focuses on community for TV shows on DVD. You can also purchase TV shows on DVD through Order DVD TV Shows too.