For Immediate Release
DANCE YOUR CARES AWAY WITH THE
AWARD-WINNING FAMILY TELEVISION SERIES
FROM THE CREATIVE MIND OF JIM HENSON
COMPLETE THIRD SEASON
Highly-Anticipated DVD Contains
All-New Interviews With Original Cast And
Creators And Features Collectible Packaging
Available September 11 th from HIT Entertainment
& Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
LOS ANGELES / NEW YORK, NY - August 16, 2007- This fall get ready to join Red, Wembley, Gobo, Mokey, and Boober along with the rest of the gang down in Fraggle Rock
as HIT Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment present the all new DVD release of Fraggle Rock: The Complete Third Season
. This latest installment of HBO's original award-winning television series will be available September 11, 2007 as a five-disc box set featuring all 24 rockin' episodes from the series' third season. The DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $49.98 and includes special bonus features of interviews with original cast and creators as well as a behind the scenes look at the puppet design process. This box set also contains more than 50 original sketches from co-creator Michael Frith!
Following the fan-driven campaign that helped bring the iconic 80's television series to DVD in 2005, Fraggle Rock
remarkably continues to expand on its devout fan base anchored by the successful DVD releases of the first and second seasons.
The release of this third Fraggley installment to DVD hits at an exciting time for the property with a new line of Fraggle-themed vintage t-shirts from The Emperors New Clothes (ENC) and a rockin' 3-disc audio CD from KOCH Entertainment due in stores this fall.
Fraggle Rock Complete Third Season
Fraggle Rock Complete Third Season
- Street Date: September 11, 2007
- DVD SRP: $49.98
- Feature Running Time: 596 minutes (or 9hrs, 56 min)
- DVD Bonus Features: Interviews with original members of the cast and crew
Get ready for more fantastic Fraggley fun as the Fraggles invite you to join the party in their subterranean world. Season 3 features 24 episodes filled with more music, more Fraggle moments and more exclusive rockin' interviews with the people who made Fraggle Rock
an international success. Be a part of the Fraggles' fantasy land and share their world with the tiny diligent Doozers and humor of the giant Gorgs. There's always something new and exciting happening at Fraggle Rock
. So sit back, save your worries for another day and let the Fraggles take you to a place far away...
About Fraggle Rock
Premiering in January 1983, this wonderfully inventive program was designed to entertain while also encourage an understanding and embracing of diversity. Through the fun adventures of the Fraggle
gang - Red, Gobo, Wembley, Boober, Mokey and Uncle Traveling Matt - the show captured the hearts of children and adults alike while featuring a unique mix of music that ranged a number of genres, from folk, blues and gospel to country and rock. The show also secured several prestigious awards, including a Cable ACE Award and five International Emmys.
About HIT Entertainment
HIT Entertainment, owned by private equity investment group Apax Partners, is one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners. HIT's portfolio includes properties, such as Barney™, Bob the Builder™, Thomas & Friends™, Pingu™, Fireman Sam™, Angelina Ballerina™ and Rainbow Magic™
. HIT represents Fifi and the Flowertots
™ and Roary the Racing Car
™ in North America and Japan and acts as a worldwide representative for The Jim Henson Company's library of classic family brands and as representative for The Wiggles
® in the UK. HIT also owns the Guinness World Records™ publishing and television property. Launched in 1989, HIT's lines of business span television and video production (including studios in the US and the UK), publishing, consumer products licensing and live events. With a catalogue of more than 1,000 hours of young children's programming, HIT sells its shows to more than 240 countries worldwide, in more than 40 different languages and has operations in the UK, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan. In 2005, the Company joined Comcast Corporation, PBS and Sesame Workshop to launch PBS KIDS SproutSM, a 24-hour digital cable channel and VOD service for preschoolers.
About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC
A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming on VHS and DVD as well as video acquisitions and original productions. Each year the Company introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets -- from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce - throughout the world. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company.