(March 15, 2010 – Burbank, CA) – Elmo is back and more lovable than ever as Warner Home Video (WHV) and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, release “The Best of Elmo 2” on DVD on May 4, 2010 for $14.98 SRP. This trip down memory lane will teach Elmo fans both young and old about the importance of friendship and helping others. Order due date is March 30, 2010. In “The Best of Elmo 2” everyone’s favorite red monster has many great stories to share. Join Elmo in this 45-minute DVD for a fun filled look back at some of the most popular Sesame Street segments ever. During one of the more memorable segments, Elmo meets a robot on Sesame Street who is losing his power. To help his new friend “Memorybot” regain his powers, Elmo gladly shares memories of his special times with friends like Jason Mraz, Adam Sandler, Destiny’s Child, David Beckham, India Arie, The Goo Goo Dolls, Feist and many more. This DVD will give moms and their children alike the opportunity to relive these classic moments over and over. “Warner Home Video is thrilled to release ‘The Best of Elmo 2’ as the sequel to the best selling Sesame Street DVD of all time,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President, of Family, Animation & Partner Brands Marketing. “Kids now have the opportunity to see their favorite TV character’s most memorable segments all on one fantastic DVD.” Celebrating its impressive 40th anniversary last 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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