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TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS
ROLL TO THE RESCUE
OWN IT ON DVD OCTOBER 2, 2012
FROM SHOUT! FACTORY KIDS
From the creators of TRANSFORMERS PRIME
comes an all-new animated series TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS
, created specifically for the younger generation of TRANSFORMERS
fans by Hasbro Studios. Emphasizing the importance of teamwork and heroism, this hit show brings action, adventure, heart and humor, and follows a group of AUTOBOTS assigned by OPTIMUS PRIME to serve and protect mankind. On October 2, 2012, kids and families will be entertained by the adventures of the RESCUE BOTS - HEATWAVE, BOULDER, BLADES and CHASE when TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: ROLL TO THE RESCUE
DVD hits store shelves everywhere from Shout! Factory Kids, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios. Featuring five fun-filled episodes, special DVD bonus content and coloring sheets, this DVD is priced to own with a suggested retail price of $14.93. This DVD is now available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Executive produced by Jeff Kline (TRANSFORMERS PRIME
), TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS
features the vocal talents of LeVar Burton (Star Trek: The Next Generation
), Lacey Chabert (Party of Five
), Steve Blum (TRANSFORMERS PRIME
), Maurice LaMarche (Emmy Award winner for Futurama
) and the legendary Peter Cullen who voices OPTIMUS PRIME when he makes cameo appearances in the series. The TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS
series is currently airing on The HUB TV Network in the U.S. and on Treehouse in Canada.
Griffin Rock seems like just another chunk of land floating off the coast of Maine. But if you look a little closer, you just might find more than meets the eye! Meet the RESCUE BOTS - CHASE, HEATWAVE, BLADES and BOULDER! Stationed undercover, they're given the task of protecting and learning about mankind by teaming up with a family of first responders, including a police chief, firefighter, helicopter pilot and engineer. With help from Cody, the family's youngest, the RESCUE BOTS help keep people safe, and along the way they learn what it really means to be a hero!
- Under Pressure
- Flobsters On Parade
- The Alien Invasion Of Griffin Rock
- Four Bots and A Baby
DVD Bonus Content:
TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS: ROLL TO THE RESCUE
- The premiere episode Family of Heroes
- Printable Coloring Sheets
Street Date: October 2, 2012
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1)
Total Running Time: Approx. 110 minutes
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its global customers with innovative, well-known and beloved brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. The Company's Hasbro Studios develops and produces television programming for markets around the world. Programming in the U.S. is distributed on The Hub TV Network, a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Through the Company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world for future generations and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families every year. It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" and is ranked as one of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's "100 Best Corporate Citizens." Learn more at www.hasbro.com. 2012 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory's DVD and Blu-Ray offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials in lavish packages crammed with extras. Shout's audio division boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable "best of" compilations. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America. Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records and HighTone Records. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com