(August 14, 2007 - Burbank, CA) – "Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!," the latest smash-hit animated Scooby-Doo television series, will find its way to DVD October 30, 2007 from Warner Home Video (WHV). In this newest version of the popular series, everyone’s favorite sleuthing Great Dane and his pal Shaggy, take center stage and delight both kids and adults with a whole new set of adventures and unforgettable characters. "Shaggy and Scooby Doo Get a Clue!" Volume 1 will feature four 22-minute episodes from the television series’ first season. The DVD will retail for $14.97 SRP. Order due date is set for September 25, 2007. In this hit new show, Shaggy and Scooby-Doo are the big stars when fate brings them a windfall which enables them to solve mysteries using the coolest new technology. When Shaggy’s very wealthy uncle, Dr. Albert mysteriously disappears, Shaggy inherits his fortune. With the help of the inheritance, he upgrades the Mystery Machine, which can now morph itself into a number of other vehicles. Also, with the help of new Scooby Snacks, which have been mixed with a secret nanotech formula, Scooby-Doo finds he has special powers, one of which is the ability to fly. But now Scooby and Shaggy have to keep the secret of these powerful Scooby Snacks safe from those who want them for evil purposes. As they hit the trail solving mysteries and fending off the bad guys, they occasionally run into some dear old friends, including Fred, Velma and Daphne. Featured episodes include; "Rags to Riches," "More Fondue for Scooby-Doo," "High Society Scooby" and "Party Arty." The DVD will also include an exciting “Shaggy and Scooby-Doo’s Crooked Capers” menu challenge as a bonus feature. The DVD will also include an engaging menu challenge that involves identifying and capturing villains in a fun-filled array of levels, as a bonus feature. "Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!" made it’s debut September 2006 on the CW and quickly established itself as a favorite among young viewers. The show is rated in the top 2 of Kids’ WB! Saturday morning shows among children ages 2-11. The show has already been picked up for a second season this fall. On television, Scooby-Doo reaches more than 27 million people each month, including over 13 million kids ages 2-11. “Though 'Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!' features the same Scooby-Doo characters we have all grown to love, the show now takes them into a new direction, keeping things fresh and interesting for today’s viewers,” said Dorinda Marticorena, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. She added, “Children today are smart, sophisticated consumers and they know exactly what they want and they want to watch more Scooby-Doo. It’s due to their loyalty to Scooby-Doo and their tuning in to watch this program each Saturday morning that 'Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue!' has become such a success. We anticipate this DVD title to be well received by fans of all ages.” 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). With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, 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.
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