News for Sep. 23, 2002

"Rings" PPV encroaches on DVD

9/23/02, 6:49 pm EST - Xoanon

RJG writes: This is a special Video Business E-News Bulletin, a supplement to the regular Video Business Weekly E-News Summary of stories coming out in your weekly print edition of Video Business.


The special 3˝-hour Extended Edition of "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" that New Line Home Entertainment has been touting as exclusive and produced specially for DVD on Nov. 12 will be shown less than two weeks later for just a few dollars on DirecTV pay- per-view.