(June 28, 2001 – Burbank, CA) – On September 11, Warner Home Video (WHV) and PBS KIDS Home Video welcome you to the world of Caillou (pronounced “ky-yoo”), where everyday is filled with fun, laughter and surprises – after all, growing up is the greatest adventure of all! Based on the highly successful PBS KIDS series, Caillou is making friends with millions of pre-schoolers and their parents. Since its broadcast debut in September 2000, Caillou has become the #4 preschool program on U.S. television*. Caillou videos are already a hit in Canada with more than 1.2 million videos sold since their 1998 launch. Both new videos, “Caillou’s Furry Friends” and “Caillou the Explorer,” will be available in slipsleeve packaging for $12.95 SRP. The Credits PBS KIDS Home Video furthers PBS’s mission of lifelong learning by expanding the availability of PBS’s top-quality programs. PBS, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is a private, nonprofit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation's 347 public television stations. Serving nearly 100 million people each week, PBS enriches the lives of all Americans through quality programs and education services on noncommercial television, the Internet and other media. More information about PBS is available at PBS.org. CINAR Corporation is an integrated entertainment and education company involved in the development, production and worldwide distribution of non-violent, quality programming, licensing, merchandising and education products for children and families. CINAR’s Web site can be found at www.cinar.com PBS Home Video titles are distributed by Warner Home Video, a division of AOL Time Warner. 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. For more information about Caillou, visit the Caillou website at pbskids.org/caillou.
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