Archive for June, 2013

It’s The Royal Event Of The Year With Thomas & Friends® In This All-New Epic Movie Adventure! THOMAS & FRIENDS: KING OF THE RAILWAY- THE MOVIE On Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack, DVD, Digital Download And Video On Demand September 17 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on June 20th, 2013
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THOMAS & FRIENDS: 
KING OF THE RAILWAY- THE MOVIE
 
Available On Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack, DVD, Digital Download And Video On Demand September 17 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment


Street Date: 9/17/13

Blu-Ray+DVD Combo Pack SRP: $24.99

DVD SRP $19.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

It’s Full Steam Ahead on the Island of Sodor with Thomas and his engine friends in the all-new CG animated movie Thomas & Friends®: King of the Railway coming to Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack, DVD, Digital Download and Video on Demand September 17 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. King of the Railway – The Movie introduces four new engines and one new destination on the Island of Sodor.  New engine Stephen is based on the legendary “Stephenson’s Rocket”, one of the fastest and most advanced steam locomotives of its day. Meet the Earl of Sodor and see how Thomas and the Steam Team rely on friendship and cooperation to avoid disaster and save the day!

 

Nearly 40 King of the Railway themed products will launch at retail to support the movie, including toys from Fisher-Price across three track systems, books, games, apparel, an app and more, making it the biggest Thomas & Friends event of 2013 for the #1 Preschool Toy brand, and a must own for Thomas fans everywhere! Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway – The Movie Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack is loaded with special features including an all new, exclusive game, karaoke music videos and engine puzzles! The Thomas & Friends®: King of the Railway – The Movie Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

 

SYNOPSIS

Join Thomas & Friends as they embark on a legendary movie adventure! The steam team’s quest begins when a special guest arrives on Sodor with a big surprise and important jobs for Thomas, Percy and James. The engines meet new friends and discover suits of armor; coats of arms and legends of long-ago heroes. Then their bravery is put to the test when their new friend Stephen goes missing. Will Thomas find him in time? Will the engines discover the truth about the Island of Sodor’s biggest mystery? It’s a crusade of knightly proportions for Thomas & Friends in this epic movie!

 

BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • The Search for the Lost Crown Game
  • It’s Gonna Be a Great Day Karaoke Music Video
  • Searching Everywhere Karaoke Music Video
  • Working Together! Karaoke Music Video
  • Guess Who? Puzzles

 

MARKETING SUPPORT

King of the Railway is the biggest Thomas & Friends DVD program of the year, supported by a multi-pronged marketing campaign that includes themed toys and train sets from Fisher-Price, a related mobile and tablet app set for global release in 2013 and best-in-class partners across the globe including Mega Brands, Ravensburger, Random House and Egmont. Fisher-Price will cross-promote King of the Railway DVD content and the related toys through TV advertising and on-package promotions. A dedicated King of the Railway online destination on ThomasandFriends.com that is desktop, tablet and smartphone compatible will launch in July 2013. This site features an interactive map of the Island of Sodor and will introduce King of the Railway characters and destinations.  There will also be three new interactive games.  Collectible character badges will be hidden within the site and upon collection, fans will be able to share the badges on Facebook and Twitter. Lastly, there will be global Blue Carpet Premiere events held in London, Los Angeles, Toronto and Mexico timed to the DVD release.

 

ABOUT THOMAS & FRIENDS

Thomas the Tank Engine™ was created by a father for his son nearly 70 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 license in the US and has been the number one preschool entertainment brand in the US since 2009[1]. 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: © 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:  Home Entertainment Premiere

Rating: Not Rated

Genre: Children/Family/Ages 2-5

Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH

DVD Closed Captioned: English

Feature Run Time: 62 minutes

Blu-Ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (1.78:1)

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (1.78:1)

Blu-ray Audio Status: 5.1 DTS HD-Master Audio and English, Spanish and French 2.0 Dolby Digital

DVD Audio Status:  English 5.1 Dolby Digital and Spanish and French 2.0 Dolby Digital

Website: www.thomasandfriends.com

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

 

To download art, visit www.lionsgatepublicity.com

 

For artwork and additional information contact Andrea Blain

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



[1] Source: Nielsen

Let Your Imagination Soar With Barney® And His Friends In All-New BARNEY: IMAGINE WITH BARNEY Available On DVD, Digital Download And Video On Demand July 9, 2013 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on June 10th, 2013

Let Your Imagination Soar With Barney® And His Friends In An All-New DVD!

 

BARNEY: IMAGINE WITH BARNEY
Available On DVD, Digital Download And
Video On Demand July 9, 2013 From
Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

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Street Date: 7/9/13

DVD SRP:  $14.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Join everyone’s favorite purple dinosaur for whimsical new adventures in Barney®: Imagine with Barney, arriving on DVD, Digital Download and Video on Demand July 9, 2013 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and HIT Entertainment. Featuring four all-new episodes plus bonus features that include an exclusive all-new game “Imagination Vacation,” the Barney: Imagine with Barney DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

 

Trusted by moms and adored by children, Barney displays sharing, caring, imagining, dancing and learning on television, online and through live events, home entertainment, toys and publishing. In 2013, Barney is celebrating over 25 years of sharing, caring and imagination with the Barney 25 Million Hugs campaign. Barney is inviting fans of all ages to help him reach his goal of sharing 25 million Barney hugs around the world through the site www.ShareBarneyHugs.com and via email, Facebook and Twitter.

 

SYNOPSIS

Come along for an imagination extravaganza! Join Barney and his friends as they use their imaginations to visit places near and far and explore their creativity through drawing, song and dance! The dinos explore a tropical island paradise when they bring a painting to life and go for a ride when they build their very own bus and airplane using imagination and teamwork! The dinos always know how to have a tee-rific time with creativity and good friends!

 

Episodes include:

  • “Imagine That!”
  • “Seeing”
  • “Let Your Creativity Fly!”
  • “Let’s Go For A Ride!”

 

DVD BONUS FEATURES

  • Exclusive ALL-NEW game – Imagination Vacation
  • “If I Lived Under the Sea” karaoke music video
  • “I Hear Music Everywhere” music video

 

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: TV on DVD

Rating: Not Rated

Genre: Children/Family

Age Target: 1-4 years old

Subtitles: NA

Closed Captioned: English

Feature Running Time: 76 minutes

Format: 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)

Audio Status: English and Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital

Program Website: www.barney.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Barney

Twitter: @DinoMiteBarney

YouTube: www.youtube.com/HITBarney

 

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.

 

Join Angelina Ballerina® And Her Friends For Toe-Tapping, Music-Making Fun In ANGELINA BALLERINA: MOUSICAL MEDLEYS Available On DVD, Digital Download And Video on Demand July 9, 2013 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment

Posted in Press Releases on June 10th, 2013
 
Join Angelina Ballerina® And Her Friends For Toe-Tapping, Music-Making Fun In This All-New DVD!
 
ANGELINA BALLERINA: 
MOUSICAL MEDLEYS 
Available On DVD, Digital Download And Video on Demand July 9, 2013 From Lionsgate And HIT Entertainment
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Street Date: 7/9/13

DVD SRP:  $14.98

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

It’s showtime!  Turn up the lights, cue the music and set the stage for an all-new song-and-dance filled extravaganza with preschool’s favorite ballerina in Angelina Ballerina®: Mousical Medleys available on DVD, Digital Download and Video on Demand July 9, 2013 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.

 

A beloved publishing property for close to three decades, selling over 1.5MM books and printing over 50 titles, Angelina Ballerina embodies dance, music and performance while inspiring girls to achieve their dreams.  Angelina dances her way into little girls’ hearts while sharing lessons in friendship, loyalty and of course, fun!

 

SYNOPSIS

With musicals, dance-a-thons, parades and more, there’s always a reason for Angelina to enjoy the spotlight! See what happens when the mouselings’ plans to welcome the stars of Mousical the Musical are ruined…or are they?  Watch as Gracie puts the dance-a-thon in jeopardy when she becomes an enthusiastic recycler.  Get in on the fun when Viki finds her inner artist in dance but with lots of paint!  Join Angelina and her friends as they take center stage and enjoy the show!

 

Episodes:

  • “Angelina and the Musical Theater”
  • “Angelina and the Art Show”
  • “Angelina’s Camembert Parade”
  • “Angelina and the Dance-a-Thon”
  • “Angelina’s Opera”

 

DVD BONUS FEATURES

  • “Dancing Star” Memory Game
  • “Front Row Seats” Karaoke Music Video

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2013
Title Copyrights: © 2013 Hit Entertainment Limited.  The Angelina Ballerina name and character and the dancing Angelina logo are trademarks of Hit Entertainment Limited, Katharine Holabird and Helen Craig. HIT and the HIT logo are trademarks of HIT Entertainment Limited.

Type: TV on DVD

Rating: Not Rated

Genre: Children/Family/Animated

Age Target: 2-6 years old

Closed Captioned: English

Running Time: 62 minutes

Format: 16×9 Widescreen (1.78:1)

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

Program Website: www.angelinaballerina.com

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

Twitter: @ABLoveToDance

 

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.