Register / Log in

View Classic Site
Latest News
Gilligan's Planet
OFF THE ISLAND AT LAST! Warner Archive Launches 'The Complete Series' on DVD
Dracula
'Season 1' (the ONLY Season) of the NBC Show Announced for DVD, Blu-ray
Movie Macabre
Elvira's 'Coffin Collection' is Coming to Get You this September!
Jackass
'The Complete TV Collection: Unrated' DVD Set is Announced
Shameless
Blu-ray Disc and DVD Plans for 'The Complete 4th Season' of the U.S. Show!
more news
Pick of the Week
Latest Review

Shogun
The Complete Series
Blu-ray

NYPD Blue
The Complete 6th Season

The Wild Thornberrys - Press Release for Shout!'s Season 1 Lists Other Nick Titles, Mentions Blu-ray


Season 1 DVD for this show available at a participating store near you on May 17th; no Blu version actually announced so far but the press release indicates the rights are there

Posted by David Lambert
3/22/2011
 
The Wild Thornberrys - Season 1
Pin It

Order this title from Amazon.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


PARAMOUNT HOME ENTERTAINMENT, NICKELODEON
AND SHOUT! FACTORY ANNOUNCE AN AGREEMENT
TO DISTRIBUTE SELECT CLASSIC NICK ANIMATED
PROGRAMS ON DVD AND BLU-RAY


First Title to be Fan-Favorite

The Wild Thornberrys:
Season One


DVD Arrives in Stores on May 17, 2011



NEW YORK - Paramount Home Entertainment, Nickelodeon and Shout! Factory today announced a sub-licensing agreement that will give Shout! Factory rights to distribute DVD and Blu-ray releases of some of Nick's classic animated programs, including The Wild Thornberrys, Hey Arnold, Danny Phantom, Aaaah! Real Monsters, and Rocko's Modern Life in the United States and Canada.

The first title to be released will be The Wild Thornberrys: Season One, which will arrive in stores on May 17, 2011. Produced by Klasky-Csupo for Nickelodeon, The Wild Thornberrys premiered in September 1998 and aired until 2004 with reruns airing on Nicktoons and CBS from 2002-2007. The Wild Thornberrys DVD release has long been anticipated by fans but has not been available in stores until now.

The hit series follows the Thornberry family as they travel the world in their Communications Vehicle (or CommVee) looking for rare animals to film. After an encounter with an African shaman, their youngest child Eliza was given the power to speak to animals! Every episode in this adventure-packed DVD set follows Eliza as she comes face-to-face with an assortment of animals, continents and danger. Encounter wildlife in all its natural glory and eavesdrop on Eliza's conversations with silverback gorillas, pythons, crested grebes, tapirs, capybaras, antelopes and opossums while the CommVee travels on!

Vibrant animation, exotic locations, charming storytelling plus an all-star voice cast, including Lacey Chabert (Party Of Five), Tim Curry (The Adventures Of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius) and Flea (The Red Hot Chili Peppers) make season one of The Wild Thornberrys an epic family adventure. Featuring all 20 action-packed episodes, the collectible 4-DVD box set is priced to own at a suggested retail price of $29.93 and will no doubt attract a new audience of kids as well as young adults who grew up watching the television series.

The release of these DVDs is part of Nickelodeon's commitment to bring back classic shows. Nickelodeon will also launch a new nighttime programming block this fall on TeenNick called "The '90s Are All That!," featuring a rotating selection of iconic live-action and animated shows from Nickelodeon's 1990s.


About Paramount Home Entertainment
Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. PHE is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, Paramount Famous Productions, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.

About Nickelodeon
Nickelodeon, now in its 31st year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 16 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B).

About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory is a diversified entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their careers sharing their music, television and film faves with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory's DVD offerings serve up classic, contemporary and cult TV series, riveting sports programs, live music, animation and documentaries in lavish packages crammed with extras. The company's audio catalogue boasts GRAMMY®-nominated box sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable "best of" compilations. These riches are the result of a creative acquisitions 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.

Twitter Graphicfacebook Graphic
 
 


Link to this page:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Wild-Thornberrys-Season-1-Press-Release/15153
 
All news for this show:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/shownews/Wild-Thornberrys/4674
 
More info on this show:
The Wild Thornberrys


Copyright 2001-2014
TV Guide Online
Contact us - Sitemap - Privacy Policy
A TV Guide Digital Network Site