House Leads DVD sales in big TV week; True Blood Sales Increase
In another week with a lot of new TV show DVD releases, House lead the pack in unit sales (223,000), with Smallville in second place (183,000). Dexter, last week’s leader fell to #6.
After 15 weeks, the first season of True Blood is has now (on a revenue basis) moved up to the 9th best selling DVD of the season. No other TV shows are in the top 50 overall for the year. And although its far below its initial levels, this week’s sales were 28% above last weeks.
Also launching DVD sales this week were NCIS, One Tree Hill, Scrubs, and WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW.
US TV Show DVD Sales for Week Ending August 30, 2009:
|Title||Units this Week||% Change||Total Units||Sales this Week||Total Sales||Weeks in Release|
|House, M.D. – Season Five||223,351||223,351||$6,028,243||$6,028,243||1|
|Smallville: The Complete Eighth Season||182,894||182,894||$6,673,802||$6,673,802||1|
|NCIS: The Complete Sixth Season||126,506||126,506||$4,489,698||$4,489,698||1|
|One Tree Hill: The Complete Sixth Season||109,027||109,027||$3,923,882||$3,923,882||1|
|Scrubs: The Complete Eighth Season||97,130||97,130||$2,524,409||$2,524,409||1|
|Dexter – The Complete Third Season||94,278||-68.30%||391,858||$2,713,321||$8,789,904||2|
|WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW||77,615||77,615||$1,823,176||$1,823,176||1|
|The Simpsons: The Complete Twelfth Season||53,902||-67.70%||220,690||$1,724,325||$7,059,873||2|
|True Blood: The Complete First Season||49,217||28%||1,422,232||$1,722,103||$49,552,792||15|
|Sons of Anarchy – Season One||44,304||-50.90%||134,539||$1,417,285||$4,303,903||2|
|Gossip Girl: The Complete Second Series||38,451||-63.10%||142,740||$1,441,528||$5,225,133||2|