Archive for April, 2010

A Whole Kitten-Kaboodle of Fun with All-New “Barney Furry Friends” on DVD July 13th

Posted in Press Releases on April 19th, 2010
A Whole Kitten-Kaboodle 
Of Fun For A Doggone Good Time!
Barney: Furry Friends
Available On DVD July 13, 2010 From 
Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

Street Date: 7/13/10

Order Date: 6/16/10

DVD SRP:  $14.98

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

It’s a whole litter of fun with preschool favorite Barney & Friends in this all-new collection of “tails” about how special our furry friends can be with Barney: Furry Friends on DVD July 13, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.
Trusted by moms and adored by children, Barney displays sharing, caring, imagining, dancing and learning on television, online and through live events, home entertainment and publishing. The Emmy® award-winning series, Barney & Friends is one of the top-rated preschool shows today, airing on PBS KIDS® and Sprout®. 

DVD SYNOPSIS

Join Barney, Baby Bop, BJ and all their playground friends for some tail wagging adventures as they learn about dogs and cats.  From helpful guide dogs to feline family members, you’re sure to have warm-hearted fun in this very special doggie treat.  Find a lost cat, dress up and learn about tigers, meet neighborhood dogs Bingo and Pilgrim, join in for a rousing round of B-I-N-G-O and be a judge at a fun-spirited dog show!
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·         “Animal Tracks” Matching Game

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production:  2010
Title Copyright: © 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.
Type: Home Entertainment Premiere
Rating: Not Rated
Genre: Children/Family
Age Target: 1-5 years old
Subtitles: None
Closed Captioned: English
Format: Full Screen
Feature Running Time: 65 minutes
DVD Audio Status: English and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital
Program Website: www.barney.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.

A Whole Kitten-Kaboodle of Fun with All-New “Barney Furry Friends” on DVD July 13th

Posted in Press Releases on April 19th, 2010
A Whole Kitten-Kaboodle 
Of Fun For A Doggone Good Time!
Barney: Furry Friends
Available On DVD July 13, 2010 From 
Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment


Street Date: 7/13/10

Order Date: 6/16/10

DVD SRP:  $14.98
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

It’s a whole litter of fun with preschool favorite Barney & Friends in this all-new collection of “tails” about how special our furry friends can be with Barney: Furry Friends on DVD July 13, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.
Trusted by moms and adored by children, Barney displays sharing, caring, imagining, dancing and learning on television, online and through live events, home entertainment and publishing. The Emmy® award-winning series, Barney & Friends is one of the top-rated preschool shows today, airing on PBS KIDS® and Sprout®

DVD SYNOPSIS

Join Barney, Baby Bop, BJ and all their playground friends for some tail wagging adventures as they learn about dogs and cats.  From helpful guide dogs to feline family members, you’re sure to have warm-hearted fun in this very special doggie treat.  Find a lost cat, dress up and learn about tigers, meet neighborhood dogs Bingo and Pilgrim, join in for a rousing round of B-I-N-G-O and be a judge at a fun-spirited dog show!

 

DVD BONUS FEATURES
·         “Animal Tracks” Matching Game

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production:  2010
Title Copyright: © 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.
Type: Home Entertainment Premiere
Rating: Not Rated
Genre: Children/Family
Age Target: 1-5 years old
Subtitles: None
Closed Captioned: English
Format: Full Screen
Feature Running Time: 65 minutes
DVD Audio Status: English and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital
Program Website: www.barney.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.

Hit The Rails for New CG Adventures with “Thomas & Friends Creaky Cranky” on DVD July 13th

Posted in Press Releases on April 19th, 2010
Hit The Rails For All-New CG Adventures With Thomas & Friends Featuring Content Never-Before Seen On TV! 
Thomas & Friends: Creaky Cranky
Available July 13, 2010 
From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

Street Date: 7/13/10

Order Date: 6/16/10

DVD SRP:  $14.98


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Fizzling fireboxes! Steam along with four all-new adventures with preschool favorite Thomas & Friends when Thomas & Friends: Creaky Cranky arrives on DVD July 13, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. These all-new, never-before-seen on TV episodes in full CG animation feature Thomas challenging Cranky the Crane to see who can lift the heaviest loads. Thomas takes charge of the Sodor Steam Works and fulfills his dream of delivering the mail. Get your pink on with James’ new paint job and then try sing-along Karaoke fun with the bonus “Sound Song” Karaoke Music Video!  

Children will enjoy host Driver Perkins, who can ONLY be seen on DVD, and engages children with interactive dialogue and extra fun!

Teaching timeless life lessons such as discovery, friendship and cooperation, the Thomas & Friends animated series invites children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. 

DVD SYNOPSIS

Thomas and his friends deliver cargo-loads of fun in this collection of uplifting episodes! Ride along as Thomas helps to deliver mail, mend engines, and prepare for the Spring Party on the Island of Sodor. Watch as Thomas learns that it pays to listen to advice, there’s more to a train than its undercoat, and that sometimes it takes a team of friends to reach your true destination.
Episodes include:
·        “Creaky Cranky”
·        “Tickled Pink”
·        “Steamy Sodor”
·        “Early Bird”

DVD BONUS FEATURES
·        The “Sound Song” Karaoke Music Video

 


PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright: © 2010 HIT Entertainment Limited. Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends Based on The Railway Series by The Reverend W Awdry.  © 2009 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. 
Type: Home Entertainment Premiere
Rating: NR
Genre: Children/Family/Ages 2-5
Closed Captioned: English Closed Captioned
Format:  Full Screen
Feature Running Time: 50 minutes
DVD Audio Status: English, Spanish and French 2.0 Dolby Digital
Website: www.thomasandfriends.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.

Buckle Up for Safety with Preschool Pals in All-New “Let’s Grow: Safety First” on DVD This June

Posted in Press Releases on April 19th, 2010

In An All-New Preschool DVD Series, Buckle Up For Safety With Your Favorite Friends From Sprout®! Let’s Grow: Safety First Available On DVD June 29, 2010 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

Street Date: 6/29/10 Order Date: 6/2/10 DVD SRP: $14.98

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Buckle up for safety in the newest title in the Let’s Grow series – Let’s Grow: Safety First available on DVD June 29, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. Hosted by Sprout’s talent, and featuring episodes from preschool favorites, Barney™, Thomas & Friends™, Bob the Builder™, Fireman Sam™ and Kipper™, these heartwarming stories will teach, inform, and entertain, while demonstrating valuable life lessons and important safety tips along the way.

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 – safety, cleaning up, manners, friendship, cooperation and more. The series was created with input BY moms, FOR moms, to help preschoolers grow and learn alongside their favorite friends!

Episodes are woven together by live-action segments featuring hosts from Sprout’s original The 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. 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 The fun of learning continues in Let’s Grow: Safety First – an all-new, safety-themed compilation starring Barney, Thomas & Friends, Bob the Builder, Fireman Sam and Kipper – hosted by Sean and Chica from Sprout®, the 24-hour preschool channel. These heartwarming stories will inspire and entertain, while demonstrating valuable life lessons and important safety tips along the way. So grab your helmet, look both ways, buckle-up and get ready to learn that safety comes first!

Featured on the DVD: • Barney – “Home Safe Home” • Bob the Builder – “Slow Down Scrambler” • Thomas & Friends – “Thomas and the Runaway Car” • Fireman Sam – “High Jinx” • Kipper – “Skates”

DVD BONUS FEATURES • All New CGI Bonus episode Angelina the Ballerina™ – “Angelina and the Broken Fiddle”

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.

Fireman Sam © 2010 Prism Art & Design Limited. The Fireman Sam name and character are trademarks of Prism Art & Design Limited. © 2008 HIT Entertainment Limited.

Kipper © 2010 HIT Entertainment Limited and Mick Inkpen. Based on the books by ©Mick Inkpen. The Kipper name and character are trademarks of Michael Inkpen. Registered in the U.K.

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.

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: 56 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.

It’s A Musical Adventure with Barney & Friends in “Barney Songs From the Park” on DVD This June

Posted in Press Releases on April 19th, 2010

Barney And His Friends Go On A Musical Adventure With Over 20 Songs AND A Bonus Music CD!


Barney: Songs From the Park DVD + Music CD


Available On DVD June 15, 2010 From 
Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment 
Includes Bonus 5-Song CD 

 

Street Date: 6/15/10
Order Date: 5/19/10

DVD SRP:  $14.98
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Strike up the band for fun in the sun with Barney and his playground friends in Songs From the Park DVD + Music CD available in one DVD package on June 15, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  Filled with 20 favorite Barney songs – perfect for outdoor sing-alongs — this magical, musical DVD comes packaged with a free music CD of five fun songs, designed to create musical memories for fans everywhere.  The songs featured on the CD include: "Fun, Fun, Sunny Day," "By Myself," "Duckies Do," "Rain, Rain Go Away," and "Bubbles."  Songs From the Park is also available as a digital download.
Trusted by moms and adored by children, Barney displays sharing, caring, imagining, dancing and learning on television, online and through live events, home entertainment and publishing. The Emmy® award-winning series, Barney & Friends is one of the top-rated preschool shows today, airing on PBS KIDS® and PBS KIDS SproutSM.

DVD SYNOPSIS

Barney’s park is a fun place to play! Create musical memories with 20 of your favorite songs and join Barney, Baby Bop and BJ as they visit the pond, gazebo, playground and caboose. It’s something to sing about!

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production:  2010
Title Copyright: © 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.
Rating: NR
Genre: Children/Family
Age Target: 1-5 years old
Closed Captioned: English
Format: Full Screen
Feature Running Time: 45 minutes
DVD Audio Status: 2.0 Dolby Digital
Program Website: www.barney.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.

 

Lay A Foundation for Fun With All-New “Bob the Builder: Building From Scratch” on DVD This June

Posted in Press Releases on April 19th, 2010
Lay A Foundation For Fun With Bob The Builder And His Can-Do Crew With An All-New CG Animation DVD 
Bob the Builder: Building From Scratch 
In Stores June 15, 2010 
From Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment 

Street Date: 6/15/10

Order Date: 5/19/10

DVD SRP:  $14.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Scratch, the newest member of the Machine Team, is on the job in an all-new collection of colorful CG-animated adventures in Bob the Builder: Building From Scratch, available on DVD and digital download June 15, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  Follow loveable Scratch as he takes center stage on his first solo job. He also works with the Can-Do Crew to renovate an old soccer field and even helps them start their own team!  Bob the Builder: Building From Scratch also features never-before-seen story content that is exclusive to this DVD.

DVD SYNOPSIS

Join Bob the Builder and his Can-Do Crew as they have fun getting it done in Bob the Builder: Building From Scratch, featuring exciting building adventures where Bob takes on some of his biggest jobs yet! Learn the importance of following instructions, and see how working together is always a blueprint for success.
Episodes Include:

  • Roley’s Rovers
  • Start From Scratch
  • Night Time For Scratch
  • Scratch Goes Solo
  • Dizzy in Charge

DVD BONUS FEATURES
·        “Ready Steady Build” Music Video

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:  TV on DVD
Rating: NR      
Genre: Children/Family/Animated
Age Target: 2-5 years old
Closed Captioned: English
Format: Full Screen
Feature Running Time: 45 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.