In a week with 4 high profile new releases, Showtime's 53 list) is nearly the same as The ($31.99 Amazon, list $50) but it beat The in dollar volume by only 14%.lead the new pack of TV DVD sellers with nearly double the unit sales (298,000) of second place The (167,000). The difference in the dollar volumes is a bit perplexing though. 's price point ($34.99 on Amazon, $43
Also new for the week, but well back in third was, and in fourth close behind was .
This was a big week in particular for TV show DVD sales. Those 4 new releases were all in the top 7 DVD sellers for the week.
After 14 weeks, the first season ofcontinues to hang onto the weekly list and shows no sign of going away anytime soon. It nearly steady from last week with 38,000 units sold. On a revenue basis moved up to the 10th best selling DVD of the season. The only other TV show that was the top 50 was 24, which just this week dropped off the annual top 50 list.
and Battlestar Galactica both lost sales rapidly from last week and look likely to be ending their run on the list of weekly sales we see.
US TV Show DVD Sales for Week Ending August 23, 2009:
|Title||Units this Week||% Change||Total Units||Sales this Week||Total Sales||Weeks in Release|
|- The Complete Third Season||297,580||297,580||$6,076,584||$6,076,584||1|
|The: The Complete Twelfth Season||166,788||166,788||$5,335,548||$5,335,548||1|
|: The Complete Second Series||104,289||104,289||$3,783,605||$3,783,605||1|
|- Season One||90,235||90,235||$2,886,618||$2,886,618||1|
|: The Complete First Season||38,338||-13.10%||1,352,942||$1,352,565||$47,098,225||14|
|- Volume 7||18,513||-60.00%||539,821||$378,035||$13,477,182||10|
|Battlestar Galactica: Season 4.5||17,365||-50.20%||283,775||$546,824||$8,998,563||4|