(November 24, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – Get ready to giggle with everyone’s favorite little loveable monster Elmo as Warner Home Video (WHV) and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, re-release "Elmo Loves You!" on DVD January 5, 2010. The love fest follows Elmo and friends on a sing-along adventure about love, emotions and friendship. "Elmo Loves You!" also features special performances by music legends Trisha Yearwood, John Legend and R.E.M. Elmo has lots of love to share in the 46-minute fun-filled adventure "Elmo Loves You!" When a big gust of wind blows Elmo’s special surprise card away, Rosita tries to help Elmo chase after it. But just when the card seems to be out of reach for the monster friends, Super Grover comes to the rescue and helps save the day! The DVD features a special reflective treatment on the cover, the new song “Elmo Loves You” and a special music video about signing “I Love You.” This release also includes a bonus 5-song music CD featuring a collection of all-time favorite Sesame Street hits! “Warner Home Video is thrilled be the new exclusive home entertainment partner for Sesame Workshop and to be announcing the first of many Sesame Street titles to come,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President, of Family, Animation & Partner Brands Marketing. “Elmo has become one of the most loveable preschool characters of all time. We are very happy to be re-releasing 'Elmo Loves You!' on DVD and helping Elmo continue to spread the love.” Celebrating its impressive 40th anniversary this season, Sesame Street is the longest-running program in children’s television. The series has received more Emmy awards than any other show in television history (122), as well as a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award honoring the 40th year. About Sesame Workshop Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization that revolutionized children’s television programming with the landmark Sesame Street. The Workshop produces local Sesame Street programs, seen in over 140 countries, and other acclaimed shows to help bridge the literacy gap including The Electric Company and Pinky Dinky Doo. Beyond television, the Workshop produces content for multiple media platforms on a wide range of issues including literacy, health and military deployment. Initiatives meet specific needs to help young children and families develop critical skills, acquire healthy habits and build emotional strength to prepare them for lifelong learning. Learn more at www.sesameworkshop.org. About Warner Home Video With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, a division of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, 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 Video and New Line Home Entertainment. About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.
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