Steven J. Dick, Ph.D.*
Why Study Home Video?
• Television has been in 98% of American homes since 1980.
• Home video revenues exceed network television revenues.
• Despite the national recession, Americans continue to spend on home video.
• Home entertainment revenue topped $18.2 billion in 2013 led by digital delivery and Blu-ray sales.
On June 12, 2009, full power television stations in the United States completed the transition to digital terrestrial broadcasting – the biggest change in television standards since the introduction of electronic television in 1945. Five years later, older tube televisions have virtually left the stores and standard definition ...