(January 5, 2010 – Burbank, CA) – The dramatic saga of the rich and greedy fighting for power and money is finally coming to DVD when Warner Home Video releases “Falcon Crest: The Complete First Season” on April 20, 2010. This four disc DVD collector’s set, which includes all 18 episodes, is priced to own at $39.98 SRP. Order due date is March 16, 2010. Uncork the complete first season of “Falcon Crest,” the popular, long-running series centered on the rich vineyards and richer people of Northern California’s wine country. Academy Award® winner Jane Wyman stars as winery matriarch Angela Channing, who will let nothing – family, honor, the law – stand between her and power. Co-stars include Robert Foxworth as Chase Gioberti, Angela’s upstanding nephew and rival, and Lorenzo Lamas as Lance Cumson, Angela’s scheming, playboy grandson. Meet the characters … indulge in the lifestyle … savor the first of nine seasons of vintage television melodrama. “Falcon Crest: The Complete First Season” also features Academy Award® nominated Lana Turner (“Peyton Place”) in the show’s highest profile guest star appearance. “‘Falcon Crest’ has been one of our most requested classic television properties,” said Rosemary Markson, WHV Vice President, TV & Special Interest Marketing. “In the spirit of the ever popular ‘Dallas’ and its spinoff, ‘Knots Landing,’ ‘Falcon Crest’ is sure to be a hit with fans of the prime time soap, and Warner Home Video is proud to add it to our library of classic TV on DVD.” Created by Earl Hamner of “The Waltons” fame, the highly popular prime time television soap opera “Falcon Crest” ran from 1981 to 1990. Set in the fictional city of Tuscany Valley, it centered on two wealthy wine families: the Channings, headed by corruptive matriarch, Angela Channing (Jane Wyman), and their rivals, the Giobertis. “Falcon Crest” ran for nine seasons on CBS, and was a Top 20 show in the Nielsen ratings for four straight years, ranking #13 in its debut year and reaching #7 by the third season. 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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