(April 15, 2009 – Burbank, CA) – As Buffalo Bills fans gear up for the start of the 2009 NFL season, Warner Home Video (WHV), the National Football League (NFL) and NFL Films have teamed to celebrate 50 years of professional football in Buffalo, NY with the DVD release of “NFL: History of the Buffalo Bills.” Relive the AFL Championship years of Jack Kemp and Cookie Gilchrist, the infamous “Electric Company” of the 1970s and the only team in NFL history to win four consecutive AFC championships. This two-disc DVD set encompasses 50 years of professional football history with highlights from many of the greatest Bills coaches, heroes, and winning moments. “NFL: History of the Buffalo Bills” will be available for $26.95 SRP and will hit stores August 4. 2009. Order due date is June 30, 2009. Buffalo may be a small city, but the dedication and passion that Bills fans show their team is huge. Whether it’s a snowstorm or very cold, every Sunday from the Rockpile to Ralph Wilson Stadium, the Bills faithful have come out to support their beloved team. This two-disc DVD set from the Emmy Award-winning storytellers of NFL Films brings all those classic moments/memories together for Bills fans to cherish. 2009 is a special year for Bills fans. Not only will they be celebrating the franchise’s 50th season, but the legendary owner Ralph Wilson and 11-time All-Pro defensive lineman Bruce Smith will enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2009. Wilson and Smith will receive this honor on August 8 and, the following evening, the Bills will participate in the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Game. “With 50 years of history and tradition in the books, the timing is ideal to release the ‘NFL: History of the Buffalo Bills’ DVD,” said Don Polite, Executive Director, Sports and Fitness Marketing, Warner Home Video. “This DVD allows fans to take a look back at the team’s extraordinary accomplishments while also gearing up for an exciting 2009 season with additions of some key new players.” Extra Content: Extra Content will include segments from the Bills throughout their history, including features on Jack Kemp, Cookie Gilchrist, Marv Levy, Thurman Thomas and Jim Kelly. 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 95 Emmy awards, the 44-year-old production division of the National Football League is widely recognized as the most honored filmmaker in sports. For more information, log onto www.NFLFILMS.com.
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