FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMILL CREEK ENTERTAINMENT TO RELEASE
POPULAR 1980s ANIMATED TV SERIES
ON DVD THIS FEBRUARY AND MAY
Minneapolis, MN (December 13, 2010) - Mill Creek Entertainment, a recognized leader in value entertainment, and Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world's leading entertainment brands, today announced that Mill Creek Entertainment will release the popular 1980s animated television series, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
, and, BraveStarr
, on DVD.
The first DVDs will be released in February 2011, with the complete first season of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe
(65 episodes) filled with specials features (details TBD) for $29.98 SRP. In addition, two value-priced volumes of He-Man
will also be released in February (20 episodes each) for $9.98 SRP. The initial release of BraveStarr
will follow in May 2011, with the complete series as well as two value-priced volumes with 20 episodes each.
"We are thrilled about this opportunity to reach fans of these classic animated series, delivering these DVDs to audiences at compelling value prices," says Ian Warfield, President and COO of Mill Creek Entertainment.
The hero of the Masters of the Universe
is a cult figure whose animated TV series originated from the successful Mattel toy line. By holding his magical sword and commanding, "By the power of Grayskull!" Prince Adam - twin brother of Princess Adora (She-Ra
) - transforms into He-Man, protector of the weak, champion of the poor and defender of the oppressed.
Set in the 23rd Century on the distant planet, New Texas, BraveStarr
is a classic 1980s TV series that debuted alongside an action-figure toy line from Mattel. The Galactic Marshall, BraveStarr, possesses "spirit animal powers," including the eyes of a hawk, ears of a wolf, strength of a bear and speed of a puma. With his trusted partner, a horse named Thirty-Thirty, BraveStarr battles galactic villains like Tex Hex and Outlaw Skuzz.
About Mill Creek Entertainment
Mill Creek Entertainment is a source of value home video entertainment. Helmed by a management team with over eighty years of experience in the consumer home entertainment marketplace, the company produces entertainment products that typically sell in quantity, at impulse price-points, while adhering to high standards of quality unsurpassed in the industry. The Mill Creek product line encompasses many genres, speaks to broad consumer tastes and has found favor with both North American and emerging Latin markets. The company's DVD product line consists of classic movies, television episodes, historical documentaries and feature films.
About Classic Media
Classic Media, one of the world's largest independent entertainment companies, is a leader in reinventing the classics of yesterday and creating the entertainment classics of tomorrow. The Company owns and manages a globally-recognized portfolio of well-known family and pop-culture entertainment brands, including Casper the Friendly Ghost, Where's Waldo?, Lassie, Gold Key Comics, The Lone Ranger, and new global brands Tinga Tinga Tales and Guess with Jess. Big Idea, a member of the Classic Media family, is the leading faith-based studio and producer of children's programming, including the best-selling animated series, VeggieTales. More than 3,600 hours of Classic Media programming is distributed in more than 170 territories worldwide and showcased in multiple formats, including TV, film, home video, consumer products, publishing, digital, and music. Visit us at http://www.classicmedia.tv