Warner Home Video Releases The Heartwarming Peanuts Primetime Special “A Charlie Brown Valentine” On DVD For The First Time January 4, 2011
– Burbank, CA – Consumers will be smitten with “A Charlie Brown Valentine,” the latest Peanuts prime time television special set for release from Warner Home Video. Available for the first time on DVD, “A Charlie Brown Valentine” will arrive to retail outlets on January 4, 2011, just in time for the Valentine’s Day holiday. The DVD will feature a bonus special titled “Someday You’ll Find Her, Charlie Brown” and will retail for $14.97 SRP. Order due date has been set for November 30, 2010.
Love is in the air as Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang make plans to celebrate the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday. It’s the most romantic time of the year and everyone has big hopes of having their dreams of love and friendship fulfilled. Charlie Brown once again finds himself wishing he had the courage to ask the Little Red-Haired Girl to the dance. While he pines away for her, Peppermint Patty and Marcie do their best to woo him.
Unrequited love abounds with the Peanuts gang. Lucy demands kisses and chocolates from Schroeder to no avail. Sally is intent on making Linus her sweet baboo. Snoopy has taken to writing bad poetry on his typewriter. Charlie Brown and his pals may be unlucky in love but they are fortunate in friendship in this heartfelt holiday treat.
DVD Special Features Include:
“Someday You’ll Find Her, Charlie Brown” – Charlie Brown is in love – again! He enlists Linus’ help to find a pretty girl he spotted in the crowd at a football game.
“‘A Charlie Brown Valentine’ is a sweet, funny and poignant story that does a wonderful job capturing how love and heartbreak can effect us all, no matter what age we are,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation and Partner Brands Marketing. He added, “We are delighted to bring this special onto DVD. It’s a must-have for anyone who loves Peanuts and a great companion title to ‘Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown.’”
About Peanuts Worldwide:
The Peanuts characters and related intellectual property are owned by Peanuts Worldwide LLC, a joint venture owned 80% by Iconix Brand Group, Inc. and 20% by members of the Charles M. Schulz family. Iconix Brand Group, Inc. owns, licenses and markets a growing portfolio of consumer brands including Candie’s, Bongo, Badgley Mischka, Joe Boxer, Rampage, Mudd, London Fog, Mossimo, Ocean Pacific, Danskin, Roca Wear, Cannon, Royal Velvet, Fieldcrest, Charisma, Starter and Waverly. In addition, Iconix owns an interest in the Artful Dodger, Ed Hardy, Ecko, Marc Ecko, Zoo York, Material Girl, and Peanuts brands. The Company licenses its brands to a network of leading retailers and manufacturers that touch every major segment of retail distribution from the luxury market to the mass market in both the U.S. and worldwide. Through its in-house business development, merchandising, advertising and public relations departments Iconix manages its brands to drive greater consumer awareness and equity.
About Warner Home Video:
With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, a division of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group:
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.
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