Archive for December, 2009

It’s The Biggest Building Collection Ever with Bob the Builder “Best of Bob” on DVD January 12th

Posted in Press Releases on December 3rd, 2009
It’s The Biggest Building Collection Ever! 
Bob The Builder: The Best Of 
Bob the Builder 
Hammers Onto DVD With 10 Favorite 
Episodes In Stores January 12, 2010 
From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment 

 

Street Date: 1/12/10

Order Date: 12/16/09

DVD SRP:  $14.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

It’s the biggest building collection ever when Bob the Builder™: Best of Bob hammers onto DVD January 12, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. With 10 great episodes that feature nearly three hours of nuts and bolts action, aspiring builders can revisit their favorite adventures with Bob, Roley, Dizzy, Muck, Scoop and the rest of the Can-Do Crew.  Ready to tackle any project, Bob the Builder and his machine team demonstrate teamwork, positive thinking and the importance of getting the job done right.  Can they build it?  YES THEY CAN!

 

DVD SYNOPSIS

It’s Bob at his best, along with Roley, Dizzy, Muck, Scoop and the entire Can-Do Crew! Enjoy 10 great episodes celebrating 10 years of building.

Episodes:
·         Lofty to the Rescue
·         Mucky Muck
·         The House That Lofty Built
·         Dizzy Goes Camping
·         Bob’s Big Idea
·         Roley’s Flat Garden
·         Bob’s Big Plan
·         Two Scoops
·         Off Road Scrambler
·         When Bob Became A Builder
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
·         “On-Site: Trains” – A 30 minute never before seen feature – Join Bob and his Can-Do Crew for some full steam action as Bob’s world meets the real world in “On Site: Trains.” With Mr. Bentley’s birthday approaching, Mrs. Bentley asks Bob and the team to repair his model train set as a surprise. With footage from real-life railroad construction sites, the team learns the three important stages of the build: setting the foundation, laying the tracks and cleaning up. From recycling old rail ties, to welding the new tracks to creating a railroad crossing where cars and people can cross the tracks safely, there’s no job too big for the team to handle together. It’s all in a day’s work when you go On Site!
·          “Building a New Bob: Ready! Steady! Build!” CGI Sizzler  
·         “Bob’s Machine Mix-Up Puzzle” DVD-ROM Game
·         “If You Were on Bob’s Team” Game
PROGRAM INFORMATION
Year of Production: 2010
Title Copyright: © 2010 HIT Entertainment Limited and Keith Chapman.  The Bob the Builder name and character, related characters and riveted logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited.  Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. and other countries.
Type: DVD Repackage
Rating: NR
Genre: Children/Family/Animated
Age Target: 2-5 years old
Closed Captioned: English
Format: Full Screen
Feature Running Time: 140 Minutes
DVD Audio Status: English, Spanish and French 2.0 Dolby Digital
Program Website: www.bobthebuilder.com
To download art, visit www.lionsgatepublicity.com or www.hitnewsonline.com

For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain at
andrea@andreablainpr.com or 847-933-9884.

New “Let’s Grow” DVD Series for Preschoolers Debuts January 12th

Posted in Press Releases on December 3rd, 2009
Lionsgate, HIT Entertainment and Sprout® 
Launch Brand New "Let's Grow" DVD Series 
For Preschoolers

"Let’s Grow: Lend A Helping Hand"
Breaks Ground On January 12, 2010

Street Date: 1/12/10

Order Date: 12/16/09

DVD SRP:  $14.98
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The debut title in the all-new Let’s Grow series of DVDs, Let’s Grow: Lend A Helping Hand blossoms onto DVD January 12, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. This initial title in the Let’s Grow series features preschool favorites Barney, Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends™, Fireman Sam and Angelina Ballerina in fun learning adventures about helping others.
Co-branded by HIT Entertainment and Sprout®, each DVD in the Let’s Grow series is uniquely themed and focuses on areas preschoolers encounter everyday – cleaning up, manners, safety, friendship, cooperation and more. Episodes are woven together by live-action segments featuring hosts from Sprout’s original Sunny Side Up Show, along with their puppet friend, Chica the Chicken. The hosts and Chica introduce each story, demonstrate easy-to-make crafts tied to the program’s theme and encourage young viewers to practice what they’ve learned. Each Let’s Grow DVD will include a Parent Resource Guide filled with tips and discussion starters.
Another title in the series, “Safety First”, will be released in April. In all, Lionsgate plans to release a total of six Let’s Grow DVDs through Spring 2011.
Through positive messages, captivating stories, imaginative fun, and familiar faces, Let’s Grow taps into HIT Entertainment’s library of quality programs to help parents help their young ones navigate their world.

DVD SYNOPSIS

Meet Kellysm and Chicasm, the hosts of TV’s “The Sunny Side Up Show” on the 24-hour preschool channel, Sprout®.  Join them as they host this special collection of delightful adventures featuring your favorite friends, Barney, Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends, Fireman Sam and Angelina Ballerina, and discover how quickly things can go from squeaky clean to terribly messy.  Throughout all the stories and with Kelly and Chica’s help, your children will learn that when friends work together, any job can be fun!
Hosts Kelly and Chica describe what a “helping hand is” and show young viewers how they can be helping hands at home by creating a recycling bin, putting away their clothes, turning off the lights and using kind words to help others feel better. So follow along with these five episodes and learn about the importance of “lending a helping hand!”
Episodes include:
·        Thomas & Friends “Dirty Work”
·        Barney “Litterbot”
·        Bob the Builder “Clean as a Whistle Bristle”
·        Fireman Sam “Mother’s Helper”
·        Angelina Ballerina “The Ballerina Ragdoll”

 

MARKETING SUPPORT
Advertising on Sprout will include TV, VOD and online.  Currently, Sprout is available in 47 million households.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright: © 2010 HIT Entertainment Limited.
Thomas & Friends © 2010 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends and Thomas & Friends are trademarks of Gullane (Thomas) Limited.  Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends and Design is Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off.
Bob the Builder © 2010 HIT Entertainment Limited and Keith Chapman.  The Bob the Builder name and character, related characters and riveted logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited.  Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. and other countries.
Barney © 2010 Lyons Partnership, L.P.  The Barney name and character, related characters and the overlapping dino spots and Barney and star logos are trademarks of Lyons Partnership, L.P.  Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. and other countries.
Angelina Ballerina © 2010 Helen Craig Ltd. and Katharine Holabird.  The Angelina Ballerina name and character and the dancing Angelina logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited, Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig.  Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off.   
Fireman Sam © 2010  Prism Art & Design Limited. The Fireman Sam name and character are trademarks of Prism Art &
Type: TV on DVD
Rating: NR
Genre: Children/Family/Animated
Age Target: Children, Ages 2-5
Closed Captioned: English Closed Captioned
Format: Full Screen
Feature Running Time: 68 minutes
DVD Audio Status: 2.0 Dolby Digital
To download art, visit www.lionsgatepublicity.com or www.hitnewsonline.com

For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain at andrea@andreablainpr.com or 847-933-9884.