Have a Jolly Holiday With All-New “Thomas & Friends: A Very Merry Thomas” On DVD, Digital Download and On Demand October 9, 2012 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment

Have A Jolly Holiday With Thomas and His Engine Friends In

Available On DVD, Digital Download And On Demand
 October 9, 2012 From Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment 

Street Date: 10/9/12

DVD SRP:  $14.98


Faithful friends who are dear to us gather near to us once more! Who better to spend holiday viewing time with than preschool favorite Thomas and his engine friends!  Join the jolly engines and merry townsfolk of the Island of Sodor for an all-new collection of Yuletide-themed episodes in Thomas & Friends®: A Very Thomas Christmas, available on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand Oct. 9, 2012 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and HIT Entertainment.  

For over 65 years, the award-winning Thomas & Friends has taught timeless life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation, inviting generations of children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. 

From snowmen to evergreens, presents and good cheer, Thomas is chuffing down the tracks to deliver a merry Christmas for all and for all a good night … of viewing! Featuring four all-new episodes, the Thomas & Friends: A Very Thomas Christmas DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.98. Digital Download and On Demand offers an additional bonus episode.



All aboard for a special holiday delivery filled with friendship, teamwork and fun! Rheneas slows down and discovers the perfect Christmas tree. Charlie knows how fun snow can be and discovers that teamwork in the snow is the most fun of all. Edward gets Salty just what he asked for – the perfect story to re-tell — and Emily learns the best way to be Really Useful. Unwrap the holiday adventures with Thomas and his friends and best wishes for A Very Thomas Christmas!

Episodes include:

“Christmas Tree Express”

“Ho Ho Snowman”

“Salty’s Surprise”

“Emily’s Winter Party Special”


Digital Bonus Episode:

·       “Buzzy Bees”



·       “Thomas’ Christmas Journey” Game

·       “Guess Who?” Puzzles (Charlie, Thomas #1, Emily)

*Subject to change



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,Germany and Australia.


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: Not Rated

Genre: Children/Family/Ages 2-5

Closed Captioned: English

Format: 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)

DVD Feature Running Time: 49 minutes

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

Website: www.lionsgate.com/thomasandfriends

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