FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMILL CREEK ENTERTAINMENT
INKS SECOND AGREEMENT TO
DISTRIBUTE STEPHEN J. CANNELL TV SHOWS
"21 Jump Street," "Hunter," "Greatest American Hero," "The Commish,"
"Renegade," "Silk Stalkings" and "Tenspeed & Brown Shoe"
Included in Exclusive DVD Licensing Agreement.
Minneapolis, MN (October, 2009) - Mill Creek Entertainment, a recognized leader in value entertainment has signed a new agreement with Stephen J. Cannell Productions, Inc. to exclusively distribute seven television series from the Cannell library. This marks the second deal between Mill Creek Entertainment and Stephen J. Cannell Productions, Inc. for DVD distribution rights for a total of 14 different groundbreaking and acclaimed television series.
"We are thoroughly excited to give these outstanding television shows a second life on DVD," said Ian Warfield, President and COO of Mill Creek Entertainment. "While some of these shows have previously appeared on DVD, not all seasons have been available to the public. It is our intention to provide new and long-standing fans the shows they love at the value prices they have come to expect from Mill Creek Entertainment."
The seven television series included in this deal each feature well-known actors and actresses such as 21 Jump Street's Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean), The Commish's Michael Chiklis (The Shield), Tenspeed & Brown Shoe's Jeff Goldblum (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), Silk Stalkings' Rob Estes (90210), Renegade's Lorenzo Lamas (The Bold and the Beautiful), Hunter's football legend Fred Dryer and Greatest American Hero's William Katt (The Man From Earth).
Release plans for these newly acquired shows are currently underway and will be announced in the coming weeks, but several other series from the previous deal between Mill Creek Entertainment and Stephen J. Cannell Productions, Inc. are currently available at retail outlets nationwide including the first complete season of Wiseguy starring Ken Wahl, the 21 Jump Street spinoff Booker starring Richard Grieco and the complete series release of Cobra starring Michael Dudikoff.
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.