(March 8, 2010 – Burbank, CA) – Experience all-new adventures like never before with Sesame Street’s favorite comedic duo as Warner Home Video (WHV) and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, team up to release “Bert and Ernie’s Great Adventures” on DVD April 6, 2010. The DVD features the beloved Sesame Street Muppet™ roommates appearing as clay characters for the first time on DVD taking preschoolers on exciting and fantastic journeys that are sure to open up their imaginations. “Bert and Ernie’s Great Adventures” will be available on April 6, 2010 with an SRP of $12.99. Order due date is March 2, 2010. “Bert and Ernie’s Great Adventures” contains a compilation of 11 exciting adventures in 50 minutes of fun for preschool children. Join Bert and Ernie as they search for buried treasure as ‘Pirates,’ ride horses in the ‘Wild West’ and swim with the fishes in the ‘Deep Sea.’ The adventures continue as they help out an Arctic friend in ‘Penguins,’ run from dinosaurs in ‘Cavemen’ and cook up a mess in ‘Bakers.’ Children will delight in the characters’ cool Claymation look and the fun and creative stories. “Bert and Ernie have been one of the centerpieces of Sesame Street since the beginning and WHV is proud to bring these characters to life on DVD for the first time in an all new original form,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President, of Family, Animation & Partner Brands Marketing. “In ‘Bert and Ernie’s Great Adventures’ DVD the lovable pair will be portrayed in clay character form that children will easily identify to and enjoy while learning along the way.” 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, including a Lifetime Achievement 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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