(October 3, 2007 - Burbank, CA) - The slapstick comedic pair that’s been tickling funny bones are back with a brand new batch of cartoons available on December 4, 2007 from Warner Home Video. "Tom and Jerry Tales: Volume 3" includes 15 cartoons from season one that has been airing Saturday mornings on the Kids’ WB and is the top ranked kids program in its time slot. Featuring such zany new cartoon shorts as "Fraidy Cat Scat," "Martin Mice" and "Freaky Tiki," "Tom and Jerry Tales: Volume 3" is priced to own at $14.97 SRP and has an order-due date of October 30, 2007. Get ready for fancatstic adventures starring the world’s favorite cat-and-mouse duo. Look out for ghastly ghosts and menacing mummies, and laugh so hard you’ll be in prehysterics when Tom and Jerry encounter everything from dimwitted dinosaurs and cranky cavemen to robot cats and oddball aliens. Feline fur’s gonna fly – and so will an awful lot of fun for fans of all ages! One of the most successful animated franchises of all time, Tom and Jerry have been entertaining kids and families for generations. There are 25 hilarious releases in the Tom and Jerry video library that have sold over 4 million units to date. On September 23, 2006 the new "Tom and Jerry Tales" premiered on Kids’ WB featuring the first newly created Tom and Jerry shorts. The show, which airs Saturday morning at 8:30 AM, reaches an average of more than 1.7 million viewers each week. “'Tom and Jerry Tales' are giving a whole new generation of kids a fun, updated image that is more relatable and accessible for today,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President, Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. “The DVD release allows Tom and Jerry to live all over again and opens the door for new fans to fall in love with them.” Warner Home Video will support the release of "Tom and Jerry: Volume 3" with a targeted online campaign generating millions of consumer impressions. With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc., 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. Warner Bros. Animation has been producing award-winning original animation since 1930, when it released its first cartoon, “Sinkin’ in the Bathtub.” Since then, Warner Bros. Animation’s characters have set the standard for innovative, quality animation. Producing for network and cable television, online, home entertainment and feature films both domestically and internationally, Warner Bros. Animation is highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as maintaining the studio’s rich cartoon heritage. Warner Bros. Animation also oversees the creative use of, and production of animated programming based on classic animated characters from the Hanna-Barbera and DC Comics libraries. Warner Bros. Animation is one of the most honored animation studios in history, garnering a grand total of six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, a Humanitas Award, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).
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