(January 31, 2003 – Burbank, CA) – Last year, Warner Home Video (WHV) and BBC Video took viewers “Walking With Dinosaurs” and “Walking With Prehistoric Beasts.” On April 8, the epic journey through time comes a little bit closer to home, as the acclaimed “Walking With Cavemen” is released – featuring state-of-the-art special effects that bring viewers eye-to-eye with our ancient ancestors. Also available are the BBC and Discovery Channel’s “Prehistoric Planet,” the perfect introduction to dinosaurs for younger viewers, and National Geographic’s “Dinosaur Hunters: Secrets of the Gobi Desert,” which is available for the first time on DVD. “Walking With Cavemen” is available on DVD for $19.98 SRP and on VHS for $14.95; “Prehistoric Planet” is available on DVD for $14.98 and in two volumes on VHS for $9.95 SRP each; and “Dinosaur Hunters: Secrets of The Gobi Desert” is available on DVD for $19.98 SRP/$14.95 MAP. Additionally, the consumer favorite “T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous” from IMAX will be repriced to $9.95 VHS/$14.98 DVD. Building on its reputation for remarkable visual and compelling stories, National Geographic Television (NGT) augments its award-winning documentary production (winner of over 100 Emmys and more than 800 other industry awards) with new prime time drama, large-format and feature-film programming, as well as international broadcast and video distribution. At present, NGT’s programming can be seen in the U.S. on CNBC and PBS as well as through syndication and home video, and internationally through video distribution and broadcast syndication in more than 100 different outlets in some 90 territories. The National Geographic Channel in the U.S., a business enterprise of National Geographic Television and Fox Entertainment, launched in January 2001. Abroad, those partners are joined by NBC, and the channel reaches 111 countries and over 90 million households in 16 languages. More information about NGT is available on www.nationalgeographic.com. The BBC Video™ label is brought to the United States and Canada by BBC Worldwide Americas (BBCWA) and Warner Home Video. BBCWA is a wholly owned subsidiary of BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The BBCWA consumer products division incorporates publishing, audio, music, video and licensed merchandise developed from a host of BBC properties marketed in the US and Canada. Visit BBC Worldwide Americas’ video website at www.bbcamericashop.com or call 1-800-216-1BBC. 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. WHV’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 Entertainment.
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