NEWS WATCH: BLU-RAY DVD FORMAT WINS ACCEPTANCE

LOS ANGELES -- Having gained the endorsement of Warner Bros., Burbank, Calif., and Paramount, Hollywood, Calif., this month, the proposed Blu-ray format is being declared the winner over HD DVD in an anticipated battle to replace DVD as the video format of choice. Warner and Paramount have endorsed both formats, but Blu-ray now has more studios on board, including Fox, Lions Gate, Disney and Sony

LOS ANGELES -- Having gained the endorsement of Warner Bros., Burbank, Calif., and Paramount, Hollywood, Calif., this month, the proposed Blu-ray format is being declared the winner over HD DVD in an anticipated battle to replace DVD as the video format of choice. Warner and Paramount have endorsed both formats, but Blu-ray now has more studios on board, including Fox, Lions Gate, Disney and Sony Pictures. Sony's Tokyo-based parent is one of the primary backers of the Blu-ray format. Blu-r

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