Archive for February, 2012

Join Bob the Builder and His Can-Do Crew For Building Fun in the Sun! All-New “Bob the Builder: Adventures By The Sea” On DVD, Digital Download and On Demand May 22, 2012 From Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on February 27th, 2012
Join Bob The Builder™ And His Can-Do Crew For Building Fun In The Sun!
 
BOB THE BUILDER: 
ADVENTURES BY THE SEA
Available On DVD, Digital Download And On Demand 
May 22, 2012 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment 


Street Date: 5/22/12


DVD SRP:  $9.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Bob and his Can-Do Crew are making waves and having fun in five new, sea-themed adventures in construction in Bob the Builder™: Adventures by the Sea, sailing onto DVD, Digital Download and On Demand May 22, 2012 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  From facing fears, correcting mistakes, doing good work and always getting the job done, Bob’s the man and when you’re on his team, life’s a beach!

 

DVD SYNOPSIS

Bob the Builder™ and his machine team "sea" lots of new ways to work together to get jobs done in and around Fixham Harbor in these five exciting stories. Scoop must make a creative seaside rescue to get the lighthouse lens shining again! Scratch realizes that admitting mistakes is the best way to be cool; the team comes to the rescue when Muck’s sandcastle compromises their big job. Scrambler shows that the key to bravery is admitting your fears. Bob and the Can-Do Crew get the job done and find success by the sea with sand, water, sun and friends!

Episodes include:

·       “Scoop’s Sea Rescue”

·       “Pineapple Scratch”

·       “Muck’s Beach Tower”

·       “Here Comes Muck”

·       “Scrambler Gets Clean”

DVD BONUS FEATURES

·       “Digger with a Heart of Gold” Music Video

·       “Mixin’ It Up”Music Video

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2012

Title Copyright: © 2012 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: Not Rated   

Genre: Children/Family/Animated

Age Target: 2-5 years old

Subtitles: None

Closed Captioned: English

Format: 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)

Feature Running Time: 60 minutes

DVD Audio Status: English and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital

Program Website: www.bobthebuilder.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bobthebuilder

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For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain at

andrea@andreablainpr.com or 847-933-9884.


Experience Epic Adventures and Tales of Friendship! “Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends Classic Collection” 2-DVD Set Available May 15, 2012 From Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on February 27th, 2012

Experience The Epic Adventures And Tales of Friendship That Started It All!

THOMAS & FRIENDS®: ENGINE FRIENDS
CLASSIC COLLECTION 2-DISC SET
Available On DVD, Digital Download And On Demand
 May 15, 2012 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment 
 
 


Street Date: 5/15/12

DVD SRP:  $16.98

 


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Aspiring engineers will thrill at over 20 favorite Thomas& Friends® episodes on two DVD discs when Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends, comes to DVD, Digital Download and On Demand May 15, 2012 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. Thomas, Toby, Percy and more favorite engine friends take you back to first meetings, learn about cooperation and discovery and realize the best adventures of all are the ones you can share with friends.  Thomas fans won’t want to miss this timeless collection of Sodor’s finest moments of friendship on the tracks.

                                                                                         


DVD SYNOPSIS

All aboard for some of the most memorable stories of friendship from the Island of Sodor!  Join Thomas and his friends and learn how the Steam Team first came together; how Percy became Thomas’ best friend, and how every engine tries to be Really Useful!  The greatest destinations are often those closest to home…as long as you have your Engine Friends.

 

Episodes include:

·       “Thomas and Bertie’s Great Race”

·       “Trouble in the Shed”

·       “Saved from Scrap”

·       “A New Friend for Thomas”

·       “Granpuff”

·       “Sleeping Beauty”

·       “Make Someone Happy”

·       “A Bad Day for Harold”

·       “Twin Trouble”

·       “Edward the Really Useful Engine”

·       “Rusty Saves the Day”

·       “Emily’s New Coaches”

·       “Thomas and the Rainbow”

·       “Thomas and the New Engine”

·       “Thomas and the Statue”

·       “Follow that Flour”

·       “Toby’s Afternoon Off”

·       “Edward Strikes Out”

·       “Hide and Peep”

·       “Emily and the Garbage”

 

DVD/VOD BONUS FEATURES

·       Sir Topham Hatt’s Scrapbook

·       Picture Puzzle Fun

·       Who Am I? Trivia Game

·       Gordon’s Memory Game

·       Which Island Picture is Different?

 


ABOUT THOMAS & FRIENDS

Thomas the Tank Engine™ was created by a father for his son over 65 years ago and today is enjoyed by families in more than 185 territories and in 30 languages.  The #1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. Children embark on adventures with their engine friends while experiencing timeless life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation. 

 

Thomas& Friends is the number one preschool toy property in the UK, a position it has held for the past 12 years.  It remained the number one preschool toy license in the US for 11 straight years[1]and has been the number one preschool entertainment brand in the US since 2009[2]. The unrivaled popularity of the global brand continues with Thomas also being the number one preschool toy license in Germany and Australia, as well as the number one foreign preschool brand in China, Japan and Korea.

 


PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright: © 2012 HIT Entertainment Limited. Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends Based on The Railway Series by The Reverend W Awdry.  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

Format: 4X9 Full Screen

DVD/VOD Feature Running Time: 149 minutes

DVD Audio Status: English, Spanish and French 2.0 Dolby Digital

Website: www.lionsgate.com/thomasandfriends

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thomasandfriends

 

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[1] Source: The NPD Group / Consumer Tracking Service

[1] Source: Nielsen

 

 

Embark On Fantastic Adventures With Barney and Friends In An All-New Tee-Riffic Transportation Exploration! “Barney: Planes, Trains & Cars” on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand May 15, 2012 From Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on February 27th, 2012

 

Embark On Fantastic Adventures With Barney And Friends In An All New Tee-Riffic Transportation Exploration!

BARNEY: PLANES, TRAINS & CARS
Available On DVD, Digital Download And 
On Demand May 15, 2012
 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

Street Date: 5/15/12


DVD SRP:  $14.98


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Come along for a dino-mite ride filled with laughter, friends, fun and song with preschool favorite Barney™ and his playground pals in Barney: Planes, Trains & Cars, arriving on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand May 15, 2012 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  Let your child’s imagination be their guide as they trek to places near and far by air, ground, rail and sea– all without ever leaving the comfort of your home – in these four new, transportation-themed adventures.

Trusted by moms and adored by children, Barney displays sharing, caring, imagining, dancing and learning on television and online and through live events, home entertainment, toys and publishing. The Emmy®award-winning series, Barney & Friendsis one of the top-rated preschool shows today, airing on PBS KIDS®and Sprout®


SYNOPSIS

Beep beep! Toot toot! Make way for Barney™ and friends as they embark on fantastic adventures to places near and far. Using planes, trains, cars, boats and their imaginations, Barney engineers fun with songs and stories about exciting places. He shares important safety tips with kids such as buckling seatbelts and more. Join Barney for some Tee-riffic transportation exploration!

Episodes Include:

“On the Road Again”

“Airplanes”

“The Magic Caboose”

“Way to Go”

 

DVD BONUS FEATURES

·        Barney’s Color Train Read-Along

·       Barney’s Loop De Loop Counting Game

 

VOD/DIGITAL BONUS FEATURE

·       “Glad To Be Me” Bonus Episode

 


PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2012
Title Copyright: © 2012 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 and Spanish

Format: Full Screen

DVD Feature Running Time: 79 minutes

VOD Cable/PPV Running Time:  86 minutes (including bonus feature)

DVD Audio Status: English and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital

Program Website: www.barney.com

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/barney

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.