'Tis the Season to Enjoy All-New DVD Box Sets Featuring Everyone's Favorite Friends' Barney, Thomas the Tank Engine, Bob the Builder and Angelina Ballerina

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Must-Have Box Sets With Collectible Packaging Marks The First DVD Collections For Thomas & Friends™ and Angelina Ballerina™ From HIT Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Angelina Ballerina Star Collection

Let it snow with all-new box set collections this holiday season featuring preschool favorites Barney™, Bob the Builder™ and for the first time Thomas & Friends™ and Angelina Ballerina™. No gift list will be complete without Barney: The Imagination Collection, Bob the Builder: Ultimate Adventure Collection, Thomas & Friends: Steam Engine Stories and Angelina Ballerina: A Star Collection. There is something for every toddler whether it is imagining with Barney, building solutions with Bob the Builder, riding the rails with Thomas the Tank Engine or pirouetting with Angelina Ballerina. Each box set from HIT Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment contains three popular catalog titles and is available on October 16, 2007 for a suggested retail price of $29.98.

Angelina Ballerina: A Star Collection Fast Facts:

  • Street Date: October 16, 2007
  • DVD SRP: $29.98
  • DVD Running Time: 155 minutes
  • Synopsis: Angelina stars in her first-ever gift set compilation with three great DVDs perfectly timed for the holiday season! Based on the enormously popular books by Helen Craig and Katharine Holabird, Angelina Ballerina is a remarkable little mouse who dreams of becoming a prima ballerina. Headstrong, passionate, and feisty, she is a character that all children can relate to. Join Angelina and her mousling friends as they dance through "In The Wings," pirouettes in "Rose Fairy Princess" and hits center stage with "Lights, Camera, Action!"

Barney: The Imagination Collection Fast Facts:

  • Street Date: October 16, 2007
  • DVD SRP: $29.98
  • DVD Running Time: 150 minutes
  • Synopsis: Everyone's favorite purple dinosaur is back with an all new DVD gift set! Along with his friends, Barney teaches youngsters the importance of please and thank you, caring for others and creativity. This exciting collection includes "Read with Me, Dance with Me," "Happy Mad Silly Sad," and "Best Manners."

Bob the Builder: Ultimate Adventure Collection Fast Facts:

  • Street Date: October 16, 2007
  • DVD SRP: $29.98
  • DVD Running Time: 105 Minutes
  • Synopsis: Bob and the Can-Do Crew are here to save the day! Find out if Bob and the team can rescue Roley before he flattens the town; learn new building skills with Dizzy; and discover how Lofty's magnet can help the construction site. Join Bob and his friends Dizzy, Roley and Lofty in 12 action-packed adventures.

Thomas & Friends: Steam Engine Stories Fast Facts:

  • Street Date: October 16, 2007
  • DVD SRP: $29.98
  • DVD Running Time: 156 Minutes    
  • Synopsis: Jump aboard the most useful engine on the Island of Sodor with Thomas' first-ever DVD gift set of Steam Engine Stories. Thomas rides the rails like no other engine on the Island and wants you to join him on his next adventure. Pulling into the station this season is Track Stars, Come Ride the Rails, and Tales From the Tracks.

About HIT Entertainment:
HIT Entertainment, owned by private equity investment group Apax Partners, is one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners. HIT's portfolio includes properties, such as Barney™, Bob the Builder™, Thomas & Friends™, Pingu™, Fireman Sam™, Angelina Ballerina™ and Rainbow Magic™. HIT represents Fifi and the Flowertots™ and Roary the Racing Car™ in North America and Japan and acts as a worldwide representative for The Jim Henson Company's library of classic family brands and as representative for The Wiggles® in the UK. HIT also owns the Guinness World Records™ publishing and television property. Launched in 1989, HIT's lines of business span television and video production (including studios in the US and the UK), publishing, consumer products licensing and live events. With a catalogue of more than 1,000 hours of young children's programming, HIT sells its shows to more than 240 countries worldwide, in more than 40 different languages and has operations in the UK, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan. In 2005, the Company joined Comcast Corporation, PBS and Sesame Workshop to launch PBS KIDS SproutSM, a 24-hour digital cable channel and VOD service for preschoolers. For more information, visit http://www.hitentertainment.com.

About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment:
A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming on VHS and DVD as well as video acquisitions and original productions. Each year the Company introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets - from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce - throughout the world. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company.

For more information, contact:
Andrea Blain
Andrea Blain Public Relations
9750 Crawford Ave.
Skokie, IL 60076
847-933-9884 phone
847-673-5836 fax

Erin O'Brien / Dorrit Ragosine
Fox Home Entertainment
310.369.2249 / 310.369.3913


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