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     Thursday, November 27 2008 @ 06:22 AM EST
    Future uncertain for 2entertain from OG

    DVD and Video
    November 26, 2008 Posted By Marcus
    Talks are under way to try to prevent 2entertain, the company responsible for issuing DVD's of classic Doctor Who stories, from going into administration.

    The retail part of Woolworths, which owns 40% of 2entertain, is expected to be put into administration late on Wednesday evening. BBC Worldwide, which owns 60% of 2entertain is believed to be trying to purchase the Woolworths shares for 100 million. BBC Worldwide is seeking fast-track approval from the BBC Trust to buy the business.

    Another Woolworths subsidiary, Entertainment UK, which supplies books and DVDs to supermarket groups, is being put into administration. It is unsure how this will affect 2entertain as the company distributes about 35% of its DVDs and CDs to outlets such as Zavvi, Sainsbury's and Asda.

    Hmmm lets hope the BBC get to go ahead but dont end up with... BBC Worldwide as they seemed to just have WHO as a brand to be exploited.

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