Archive for August, 2010

Full TV Season of Thomas & Friends Featuring New Releases in “Thomas & Friends: Adventure Pack 4-DVD Set — in Stores November 16, 2010

Posted in Press Releases on August 23rd, 2010
A Full TV Season Of Thomas & Friends Featuring Recent New Releases Is The Perfect Holiday Gift!
Thomas & Friends: Adventure Pack 
4-DVD Set
Available On DVD November 16, 2010 
From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

Street Date: 11/16/10

Order Date: 10/20/10

DVD SRP:  $24.98


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

There’s nothing better than revisiting beloved places, especially when good friends and thrilling adventure await you there.  Stop over on the Island of Sodor and catch up with everyone’s favorite No. 1 blue engine, Thomas, and all his railway pals in this all new, four-disc collection, Thomas & Friends: Adventure Pack 4-DVD Set arriving in stores November 16, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  For the first time, a full TV season of Thomas & Friends episodes is available — just in time for the holidays.  The Adventure Pack spans the entire new fall season that launched in September of Thomas & Friends on PBS KIDS® and features brilliant CGI enhanced animation.
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.  And with so many fantastic adventures to choose from, the hardest thing will be deciding which to watch first!

DVD SYNOPSIS

Full steam ahead for friendship and fun with Thomas and his engine pals! This full series set has exclusive, heartwarming tales on the tracks filled with more adventures, and more lessons than ever before. Capture the spirit of Thomas as he learns to share his workload and experience exciting festivals and surprises in these episodes, including never before seen on TV footage exclusive to the DVDs. Hop on board and put on your conductor’s hat for this thrilling all-in-one-set with Thomas & Friends.
DVDs include:
·       Thomas & Friends: Railway Friends
·       Thomas & Friends: High Speed Adventures
·       Thomas & Friends: Team Up With Thomas
·       Thomas & Friends: Percy and the Bandstand

 

DVD BONUS FEATURES

Thomas & Friends:  Railway Friends
·       “Laying Down the Track” Puzzle
·       “Name That Train” Game
·       Bonus Episode: Roary The Racing Car® “Roary’s First Day”
Thomas & Friends:  High Speed Adventures
·       “The Special Delivery” Read-Along
·       Thomas’ A-maze-ing Adventures
·       Bonus Episode: Roary The Racing Car® “Big Chris Learns to Fly”
Thomas & Friends:  Team Up With Thomas
·       Spot the Difference
·       “Sir Topham Hatt’s Helping Hands” Game
·       Bonus Episode: Roary The Racing Car® “Roary Takes Off”
Thomas & Friends:  Percy and the Bandstand
·       “Songs of Sodor” Game
·       Three Read-Alongs

 

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: TV on DVD
Rating: NR
Genre: Children/Family/Ages 2-5
Closed Captioned: English Closed Captioned
Format:  Full Screen
Running Times:
Thomas & Friends: Railway Friends – 46 minutes
Thomas & Friends:  High Speed Adventures – 46 minutes
Thomas & Friends: Team Up With Thomas – 46 minutes
Thomas & Friends: Percy and the Bandstand – 40 minutes
DVD Audio Status: English, Spanish and French 2.0 Dolby Digital
Website: www.thomasandfriends.com
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For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain
at  andrea@andreablainpr.com or 847-933-9884.

 

Join Barney as Favorite Magical Tales Come to Life in All-New “Barney: Best Fairy Tales” on DVD November 9, 2010

Posted in Press Releases on August 23rd, 2010

Join Barney As Your Favorite Magical Tales Come To Life, Including Jack And The Beanstalk, Goldilocks And The Three Bears And More!

Barney:  Best Fairy Tales
Available On DVD, Digital Download And On Demand November 9 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment
              

Street Date: 11/9/10

Order Date: 10/13/10

DVD SRP:  $14.98
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Welcome to a magical land where toys transform into lifelong friends, creating laughter, joy, songs and special moments for children of all ages!  Where else could the wonder and whimsy of classic stories be brought to life through music, dance and play?  Come along as everyone’s purple pal Barney, along with B.J., Baby Bop and their playground pals, revel in the adventures of heroes, foes and fanciful characters in  Barney: Best Fairy Tales, a full-length DVD special available November 9, 2010 on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand 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®

SYNOPSIS

Once upon a time in a land of friendship and fun, a fairytale celebration had just begun!  In this collection of enchanted stories, Barney, B.J., and Baby Bop share their favorite tales about Goldilocks, Elves, Tortoises and Hares. Let your imagination unfold as you delight in new dances and plays, and learn that no one is too big or too small –everyone is perfect just the way they are!  With your beloved dino friends by your side, you’ll be sure to live happily ever after!
Classic tales include:

  • Jack and the Beanstalk
  • Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • Shoemaker & Elves
  • The Sharing Hen
  • Little Boy Blue
  • Three Little Kittens
  • Tortoise and the Hare
  • Girl Who Cried Wolf

DVD BONUS FEATURES
·        “Super-Dee-Duper Shape” 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: TV on DVD
Rating: Not Rated
Genre: Children/Family
Age Target: 1-5 years old
Subtitles: None
Closed Captioned: English
Format: Full Screen
Feature Running Time: 49 minutes
DVD Audio Status: English and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital
Program Website: www.barney.com
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For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain at
andrea@andreablainpr.com or 847-933-9884.

A Dino-Mite Collection Perfect for Holiday Gift-Giving “Barney Learning Pack” 6 DVD Set in Stores October 26, 2010

Posted in Press Releases on August 23rd, 2010
A Dino-Mite Collection Of Fun And Learning At A Great Value For The Holidays!
BarneyLearning Pack 6 DVD Set 

Arriving In Stores October 26, 2010 
From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

Street Date: 10/26/10

Order Date: 9/29/10

DVD SRP:  $29.98
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

It’s a dino-mite collection featuring hours of viewing fun and learning in the Barney & Friends Learning Pack 6 DVD Set arriving in stores at a super holiday price October 26, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. Join Barney, Baby Bop, B.J. and the playground gang in an edu-taining collection of six DVDs featuring music, laughter and lessons to last a lifetime. 

 

Barney Learning Pack 6 DVD Set Synopsis:
Celebrate the gift of learning with Barney in this jam-packed 6 DVD compilation, containing educational episodes focusing on colors, counting, nursery rhymes and learning the alphabet.  A great value, this gift set is the perfect present for the holidays and a tee-riffic opportunity for your preschooler to learn important lessons with Barney & Friends.
The Set includes these DVDs:

  • It’s Time for Counting
  • Numbers! Numbers!
  • Now I Know My ABCs
  • Rhyme Time Rhythm
  • Let’s Play School!
  • Red, Yellow & Blue

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright: © 2010 HIT Entertainment Limited.
© 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: TV on DVD
Rating: NR
Genre: Children/Family/Animated
Age Target: Children, Ages 2-5
Closed Captioned: English (NOTE: Rhyme Time Rhythm and Let’s Play School do not have CC, but they do have subtitles.)
Format: Full Screen
Total Running Time: 262 minutes
DVD Audio Status: 2.0 Dolby Digital
Website: www.barneyandfriends.com
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For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain at andrea@andreablainpr.com or 847-933-9884.

“Thomas & Friends Best Tales on the Tracks” 6 DVD Set in Stores October 19, 2010

Posted in Press Releases on August 23rd, 2010
The Perfect Gift For The Holiday Season
 At An Incredible Value

 

Thomas & Friends: Best Tales on 
the Tracks 6 DVD Set

 

Arriving In Stores October 19, 2010 From Lionsgate 
And HIT Entertainment

Street Date: 10/19/10
Order Date: 9/22/10
DVD SRP: $29.98

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The loveable railway engine Thomas is sharing hours of viewing fun with Thomas & Friends:  Best Tales on the Tracks 6 DVD Set arriving in stores October 19, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  Come along and ride the rails with everyone’s favorite blue engine – Thomas – and his engine friends James, Gordon, Percy and the engines on the Island of Sodor in this six-disc collection featuring some of their best adventures.  
Thomas & Friends:   Best Tales on the Tracks 6 DVD Set Synopsis:
Hop on board and enjoy the very best that Thomas & Friends has to offer.  This one-of-a-kind gift set includes 6 DVDs containing 50 episodes with your favorite engine friends.  A perfect gift for the holidays, this gift set is the best collection of adventures from Thomas & Friends.
Gift Set includes these DVDs:

  • Best of Thomas
  • Best of James
  • Best of Gordon
  • Best of Percy
  • Thomas and the Treasure
  • 10 Years of Thomas & Friends

 


PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright: © 2010 HIT Entertainment Limited.
© 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.
Type: TV on DVD
Rating: NR
Genre: Children/Family/Animated
Age Target: Children, Ages 2-5
Closed Captioned: English
Format: Full Screen
Total Running Times: 293 minutes
DVD Audio Status: 2.0 Dolby Digital
Website: www.thomasandfriends.com
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For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain at andrea@andreablainpr.com or 847-933-9884.

First Ever Shaun the Sheep Giftset Comes to DVD Oct. 19, 2010

Posted in Press Releases on August 23rd, 2010
The First Ever Shaun The Sheep Gift Set With All 40 Episodes Of The Complete First Season
Shaun The Sheep: Season One Gift Set
Arrives On DVD October 19, 2010 
From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

 

Street Date: 10/19/10

Order Date: 9/22/10

DVD SRP:  $29.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Are “ewe” ready for hours of woolly fun? Shaun the Sheep, the British stop-animation sensation from the award-winning creators of Wallace & Gromit, and his barnyard brigade are ready to party in this fantastic new collection.  The first-ever Shaun the Sheep: Season One Gift Set arrives in stores October 19, 2010 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. It’s “shear” joy all around that includes the entire first season with all 40 full-length episodes that are filled with uproarious, antic-filled adventures.
Combining slapstick and classic silent comedy, Shaun the Sheep never fails to make you laugh!  Five minute shorts of the series currently air in the U.S. on the Disney Channel. Fans can only find full length episodes on the DVDs.
DVD SYNOPSIS:
The complete first season of Shaun the Sheep is here!  The set includes 40 episodes loaded with mischief, mayhem and plenty of naughty pigs! Join Shaun and his barnyard buddies, Bitzer, Shirley, Timmy and more as they deliver a flock-load of wacky shenanigans from the farm. From bath time to party time and everything in between, the entire family will love this gift set filled with sheepish delight!

 

DVD BONUS FEATURES
·       “Sing-Along With Shaun”
·       “The Mini-Making of Shaun” featurette
·       “Sheep Shearing” Game
·       “Whack-A-Pig” Game
·       “Building A Pig” featurette
·       “Meet The Animals” video
·       Timmy time Sneak Peek: “Timmy’s Tune #1” video

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2010
Title Copyright: © and ™ Aardman Animations Limited 2007. ‘Shaun the Sheep’ (word mark) and character ‘Shaun the Sheep’ are trademarks used under license from Aardman Animations Limited. All rights reserved.
© HIT Entertainment Limited.
Type: TV on DVD
Rating: NR
Genre: Children/Family/Animated
Age Target: Fans of all ages from 2-60
Closed Captioned: English
Format: Full Screen
Feature Running Time: Approximately 258 minutes
DVD Audio Status:  2.0 Dolby Digital
Program Website: www.shaunthesheep.com
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For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain at andrea@andreablainpr.com  
or 847-933-9884.