(May 26, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – The 2008 season was an unforgettable year in NFL history that featured a myriad of extraordinary moments, first-time achievements and never-before-seen plays, culminating with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ record-setting sixth Super Bowl victory. Now, in time for the start of the 2009 season, Warner Home Video (WHV), the National Football League (NFL) and NFL Films have teamed to give NFL fans the opportunity to relive and rewind the defining moments of the 2008 NFL Season with the release of “NFL Run for the Championship: The 2008 Season in Review” DVD. After shooting more than 1.7 million feet of game film and capturing exclusive audio from more than 130 player and coach wires, Emmy Award-winning NFL Films tells the story of the entire season in one action-packed DVD. “NFL Run for the Championship: The 2008 Season in Review” DVD will hit stores on August 4, 2009 for $19.98 SRP. Order due date is June 30, 2009. From season kickoff to the Lombardi Trophy, NFL Films leaves no stone unturned in the “NFL Run for the Championship: The 2008 Season in Review” DVD. Football fanatics are in for a real treat as they are taken on a journey that relives the thrills and stories of the 2008 NFL season through the lens of an NFL Films cinematographer. Watch again as a new star is born in New England - Matt Cassel - and an old star is revitalized in Arizona - Kurt Warner. Relive the rebirth of the Miami Dolphins as they go from worst to first, and witness the heartache of the Detroit Lions as they conclude a winless season. Rewind and recapture the achievements of impact rookie quarterbacks Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan as they lead their teams to the playoffs. And, finally, experience again the defining moment in Super Bowl XLIII as MVP Santonio Holmes secures the Pittsburgh Steelers’ place in history. “The 2008 NFL season was one for the ages and WHV is proud to give fans a DVD that will allow them the opportunity to relive over and over the highlights of a record-setting season,” said Don Polite, Executive Director, Partner Brands Marketing, Warner Home Video. “‘The new NFL Run for the Championship: The 2008 Season in Review’ DVD series will detail and document the defining moments and amazing stories of the previous season and will be a perfect addition to any NFL fan’s DVD collection.” The Credits About Warner Home Video 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. About NFL Films Since 1965, NFL FILMS has revolutionized the way America watches football and set the standard in sports filmmaking. Exclusive all-access sound, stunning cinematography, stirring orchestral music and poignant storytelling are the trademarks of NFL FILMS. Winner of 97 Emmy awards, the 44-year-old production division of the National Football League is widely recognized as the most honored filmmaker in sports.
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