(November 7, 2001 – Burbank, CA) - “Roots” -- the 1977 landmark Emmy-Award® winning television mini-series based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Alex Haley -- makes its DVD debut January 15, 2002 with “Roots 25th Anniversary Edition,” a three-disc DVD set. Winner of more than 145 awards, including nine Emmys, a Golden Globe, five Television Critics Circle Awards and the George F. Peabody Award, the Warner Home Video release has been digitally remastered for optimal video and audio presentation from the original elements. “Roots 25th Anniversary Edition” will be available on DVD, selling for $59.98 (SRP). With operations in 78 international territories -- more than the video division of any other studio -- Warner Home Video 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 Company, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Video.
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