(October 2, 2000 – Burbank, CA) - It will be a whole new ballgame for the DVD format on October 17 when PBS Home Video and Warner Home Video (WHV) take to the playing field with the most popular miniseries in PBS history: Ken Burns’ landmark documentary “Baseball.” The ten-“inning” package includes the entire Emmy-winning miniseries along with “The Making of Baseball,” extensive interviews (hosted by Charlie Rose) and additional bonus material. “Baseball” will available on DVD for $179.98 SRP. PBS 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. 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 Video.
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