With distribution in 90 international territories––more than any other studio––WARNER HOME VIDEO commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. In 2014, Warner Home Video had the leading market share with 17 percent, and held the number one market share position in overall sell-through and electronic sell-through categories. Internationally, WHV was the number one home entertainment studio overall.
Warner Home Video is the distribution arm of , subsidiary of . Founded in 1978 as WCI Home Video (for ), the company primarily releases titles from the film and television library of Warner Bros. Entertainment, as well as programs from other companies.
On September 26, 2006, Warner Home Video became the first company to release a title in three formats on the same day and date with the home release of on DVD, and . With switching from neutral in the high definition video camp to solely to HD DVD in September 2007, Warner Home Video was at the time the only major distributor to support both , though this changed at the end of May 2008. From June 2008, Warner Home Video released new high definition content on Blu-ray only, becoming the last major Hollywood studio to drop HD DVD after discontinued the HD DVD format.