(August 9, 2001 – Burbank - CA) – On September 25, Warner Home Video (WHV) and PBS Home Video will bring the Emmy Award-winning series, “New York,” to VHS and DVD. Available previously as a 5-part VHS set, “New York” now boasts two all-new episodes and a DVD set that is loaded with special features. The series offers fourteen spectacular hours of programming that chronicle the history of New York – from its beginning in 1609 as a Dutch trading post, through the turbulent years of change in the decades following World War II, to its present day status as one of the most important and influential cities in the world. “New York” will be available on VHS in a 7-videocassette box set for $99.98 SRP ($69.95 MAP) and on DVD in a 7-disc box set for $139.98 SRP ($99.95 MAP). PBS Home Video furthers PBS’ 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 Entertainment.
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