Archive for December, 2012

All Aboard For New Adventures with Thomas & Friends: Go Go Thomas On DVD Digital Download and On Demand March 5, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on December 19th, 2012
All-Aboard the Express Track to Adventure With Thomas & Friends® In An All-New DVD Featuring Five Fun-Filled Episodes
THOMAS & FRIENDS: 
GO GO THOMAS
Available On DVD, Digital Download And Video On Demand
 March 5, 2013 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment
 



Street Date: 3/5/13

DVD SRP:  $14.98


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

It’s high speed fun on the rails as Thomas and his engine friends race around Sodor!  Meet new engine Staffordand your favorite engine friends in five high spirited adventures plus four interactive bonus features, in Thomas & Friends®: Go Go Thomas arriving on DVD, Digital Download and Video On Demand March 5, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.

The award-winning Thomas& Friends teaches timeless life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation, inviting children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. 


SYNOPSIS

Thomas and his friends are charged up and ready to Go, Go! Thomas shows Gordon that being quick is as useful as being strong, while Flynn the fire engine learns to put his pride aside and race to the rescue. Thomas causes some trouble on the tracks trying to be a model engine for a new photographer, while Spencer’s on the move, ignoring warnings about electric engine Stafford’s battery. Thomas pumps his pistons to Misty Island to help fix Ol’ Wheezy. Will the number one blue engine be on track and on time? Ready, Set… Go, Go Thomas!

Episodes include:

·       “Express Coming Through”

·       “Race to the Rescue”

·       “Flash Bang Wallop”

·       “Welcome Stafford”

·       “Ol’Wheezy Wobbles”

 

DVD BONUS FEATURES

·       The Great Sodor Engine Race Game

·       Go Go Thomas! Karaoke Music Video

·       Guess Who? Puzzles

·       Fun& Activities with Driver Perkins


PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright: © 2013 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: Not Rated

Genre: Children/Family/Ages 2-5

Closed Captioned: English

Format: 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)

DVD Feature Running Time: 58 minutes

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

Website: www.lionsgate.com/thomasandfriends

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thomasandfriends
Twitter: @TrueBlueEngine

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.

All-New “Thomas & Friends: Full Steam Ahead 3-DVD & Bonus Toy Gift Set Available February 19, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on December 19th, 2012
All Aboard For A Very Special Thomas DVD Collection Including A Bonus Toy!


THOMAS & FRIENDS®: FULL STEAM AHEAD 3-DVD & BONUS TOY GIFT SET
Available On DVD February 19, 2013 From Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment 




Street Date: 2/19/13

DVD SRP:  $24.98


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Thomas and his engine friends have the inside track on adventure with the all-new Thomas & Friends®: Full Steam Ahead 3-DVD & Bonus Toy Gift Set, available on February 19, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. Featuring three action-packed DVDs (Team Up With Thomas, Wobbly Wheels & Whistles and Railway Friends), a collectible bonus toy engine and bonus features, this gift set is sure to please fans everywhere with hours of fun all for a suggested retail price of $24.98.

The award-winning Thomas & Friends teaches timeless life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation, inviting children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. 

Thomas& Friends: Team Up With Thomas Synopsis

Everyone’s favorite true blue engine, Thomas, is back with friends old and new in four fun adventures on the Island of Sodor in Thomas & Friends: Team Up With Thomas.  This DVD is enhanced with CG animation and a live-action host, Mr. Arkwright, who welcomes viewers with a smile and a fun project for Lady Hatt’s grandchildren. Thomas, Edward, Toby, James and the rest of the engines introduce young engineers to Hank, a big, strong, new engine and Flora, a lovely new lady steam engine.  Together, they take us along on their tasks around the island.  Be careful: trouble may lie around the next bend.  But one thing’s for certain – you’ll always come home with a brand new friend!

DVD Bonus Features

·       Spot the Difference Game

·       Sir Topham Hatt’s Helping Hands Game

Thomas& Friends: Wobbly Wheels & Whistles Synopsis

Travel along with Thomas for a wonderfully wobbly and wheel-spinning good time!  The No. 1 blue engine has bridges to cross and tracks to uncover in these exciting adventures. When Victor gets overloaded with too many tasks, can Thomas help him let out steam?  And while trying to get Scruff as clean as a whistle, will Thomas have to get his own wheels dirty?  Just when things seem to be rolling along, will Ol’ Wheezy make a wobbly mess of Thomas’ special delivery?  Hold on for exciting surprises waiting to be delivered just for you!

DVD Bonus Features

·       Steam Team Puzzles

Thomas& Friends: Railway Friends Synopsis

All aboard for six all new adventures with Thomas and his engine friends in Thomas & Friends:  Railway Friends.  Meet Thomas’ best friend Percy, attend a festive winter party at the wharf, take a wrong turn on a mistaken shortcut and see Thomas worry about his squeaky brakes and strive to become a ‘Really Useful Engine.’  Filled with charming characters and heroic displays of loyalty, responsibility and friendship, this DVD will be a treasured addition to any home entertainment library. 

DVD Bonus Features

·       Laying Down the Track Puzzle

·       Name That Train Game


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. 

For the 11thconsecutive year, Thomas & Friends® was the number one license in the preschool toys category in the United States, according to The NPD Group, Inc. Thomas & Friends also holds the #1 spot for overall top preschool property in the US, and it was a top 10 property in the entire toy industry for 2011.  The unrivaled popularity of the global brand continues with Thomas ranking as the top toy property in the UK for the past 12 years, and also holds the number one preschool toy license in the UK, Germanyand Australia.


PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright: © 2013 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: Not Rated

Genre: Children/Family/Ages 3-5

Closed Captioned: English

Format: 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)

DVD Feature Running Time:

Thomas & Friends: Team Up With Thomas: 46 minutes

Thomas & Friends: Wobbly Wheels & Whistles: 48 minutes

Thomas & Friends: Railway Friends: 46 minutes

DVD Audio Status: 2.0 Dolby Digital

Website: www.lionsgate.com/thomasandfriends

Facebook: facebook.com/thomasandfriends

Twitter: @TrueBlueEngine

YouTube: youtube.com/thomasandfriends

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.

Give the Gift of Love and Friendship With All-New “Barney: Barney Loves You” 3-DVD Set Available February 19, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on December 12th, 2012

Give The Gift Of Love And Friendship With All-New

BARNEY®: BARNEY LOVES YOU 
3-DVD SET

Available On DVD February 19, 2013 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment



Street Date: 2/19/13


DVD SRP:  $19.98

 


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

It’s three times the love, laughter, sharing and caring when Barney®: Barney Loves You 3-DVD Set arrives on February 19, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. Huggable, loveable Barney and his playground friends discover the joys of friendship and family through imagination, song and dance. So come along with everyone’s favorite T-Rex in this heartwarming collection featuring Barney: We Love Our Family, Barney: You Can Be Anything and Barney: I Love My Friends.

Trusted by moms and adored by children, Barney displays sharing, caring, imagining, dancing and learning on television and through digital media, live events, home entertainment, toys and publishing. The Emmy® award-winning series, Barney& Friends® airs on PBS KIDS® and Sprout®


DVDs Include:

 

Barney: We Love Our Family Synopsis

All we need is love from our family and friends – and of course Barney!  Discover the joys and laughter that moms, grandparents and cousins can bring in this unforgettable and heartwarming collection that the whole family will cherish!

 

DVD Bonus Features:

·       “Dino Dress-Up Interactive” Game

·       “Welcome, Cousin Riff®” featurette

Barney: You Can Be Anything Synopsis

What do you want to be when you grow up? Join Barney and his friends as they look through Barney’s costume shop and try on a few jobs for size. Just imagine and you can be ANYTHING!

Barney: I Love My Friends Synopsis

Come join in the fun as Barney takes his friends on a super-dee-duper adventure that shows just what it means to be a friend. Princess Baby Bop® has a royally good time when she sees that a key to being a friend is keeping promises. Riff goes to great lengths to make up for a big mistake and prove he’s a friend who sees things through to the end. BJ® feels left out when he’s not included in a drawing, and learns the importance of being honest and expressing his feelings.  With singing, dancing and lots of monkey-ing around, Barney brings kids on a friend-tastic adventure and shows that everything is more fun with friends!

DVD Bonus Features:

·       “Book of Hugs” Read-Along

·        “If You Are Happy And You Know It” Sing-Along


PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2013
Title Copyright: © 2013 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

Closed Captioned: English

Format: Full Screen

Gift Set Running Time: 144 minutes total

Barney: We Love Our Family: 40 minutes

Barney: You Can Be Anything: 46 minutes

Barney: I Love My Friends: 58 minutes

DVD Audio Status:  English and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital

Program Website: www.barney.com

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

Twitter: http://twitter.com/DinoMiteBarney

YouTube: www.youtube.com/HITBarney

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For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain at

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

Join Thomas and the Steam Team for Messy Adventures in All-New “Thomas & Friends: Muddy Matters” on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand January 15, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on December 12th, 2012

Join Thomas And The Steam Team For Messy Fun & Adventures In The All-New DVD!


THOMAS & FRIENDS®: 
MUDDY MATTERS
 
 
Available On DVD, Digital Download And On Demand
January 15, 2013 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment 




 


Street Date: 1/15/2013

DVD SRP:  $14.98


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

All aboard for action-packed messy adventures with preschool favorite Thomas the Tank Engine® and his engine friends in Thomas & Friends®: Muddy Matters arriving on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand January 15, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  Featuring five action-packed episodes plus three bonus features, the Thomas & Friends: Muddy Matters DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.98. The engines get down and dirty – in a good way – as they accomplish their daily tasks around the Island of Sodor with cooperation, friendship and fun!

Now offering more adventures and value, Thomas & Friends DVDs include even more episodes than before for the same price!  

                                                                                         


DVD SYNOPSIS

Through mud, garbage and muck, Thomas and his engine friends show that being Really Useful can be a dirty job! See James turn into the Really Muddy Engine and Thomas get showered with garbage. Watch Peter Sam make a big mess trying to keep things on track as Thomas creates chaos with the crows and much, much more. Join Thomas and the Steam Team as they make the best of the mess in these exciting muddy and mucky adventures!

Episodes include:

·       “Muddy Matters”

·       “Thomas and the Garbage Train”

·       “Don’t Bother Victor”

·       “Whiff’s Wish”

·       “Thomas Toots the Crows”

 

DVD BONUS FEATURES

·       Go Go Thomas! Karaoke Music Video

·       Guess Who? Puzzles

·       Muddy Sheep Roundup Game 

 

DIGITAL BONUS FEATURES

·       Bonus Episode “Buzzy Bees”

 


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. 

For the 11th consecutive year, Thomas & Friends® was the number one license in the preschool toys category in the United States, according to The NPD Group, Inc. Thomas & Friends also holds the number one spot for overall top preschool property in the US, and it was a top 10 property in the entire toy industry for 2011.  The unrivaled popularity of the global brand continues with Thomas ranking as the top toy property in the UK for the past 12 years and also holds the number one preschool toy license in the UK, Germany and Australia. 


PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright: © 2013 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: Not Rated

Genre: Children/Family/Ages 2-5

Closed Captioned: English

Format: 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)

DVD Feature Running Time: 58 minutes

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

Website: www.lionsgate.com/thomasandfriends

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thomasandfriends
Twitter: @TrueBlueEngine

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.