CinemaNow Adds Liongate Day And Date Releases

Marina Del Rey-based CinemaNow announced this morning that it has inked a deal with Lionsgate, the independent entertainment studio, to allow for download and burn to DVD on the same day as DVD release in stores. CinemaNow said that it will begin offering titles this week as Day-and-Date releases, starting with the title An American Haunting. The deal also calls for select titles from Lionsgate to be added to its DVD burn program, including Reservoir Dogs and National Lampoon's Van Wilder. CinemaNow reports that its consumers prefer the Burn to DVD option, which currently is available for 100 movies and videos at the site.