(May 12, 2010 – Burbank, CA) – For the last half-century, the Twin Cities have bled purple and gold. One of the most loyal fan bases in the National Football League will be able to relive the illustrious history of the Minnesota Vikings as Warner Home Video (WHV), the National Football League (NFL) and NFL Films release “NFL History of the Minnesota Vikings” on DVD. This exciting two-disc set is perfectly timed to coincide with the start of the 2010 season as the Vikings look to build on their successful 2009 campaign – the team’s 50th anniversary season. This must-have DVD set will be available on September 14, 2010 for $26.95 SRP. Order due date is August 10, 2010. “NFL History of the Minnesota Vikings” DVD recounts the story of one of the most storied franchises in NFL history. Fans will relive so many incredible moments, from the Vikings’ first championship season of 1969 to the staggering offensive display in 1998 to the remarkable 2009 season. The names are legendary – from Fran Tarkenton and the Purple People Eaters of the ‘70s, to the record-breaking aerial attack led by Chris Carter and Randy Moss, to Adrian Peterson and the Vikings of today. With award-winning footage and incredible in-game access, this DVD provides fans with an inside look into great moments in the 50-year history of the Minnesota Vikings. “Warner Home Video is excited to work with the NFL in bringing fans an up-close and personal look at the impressive history of the Minnesota Vikings,” said Don Polite, Executive Director, Partner Brands Marketing, Warner Home Video. “With 17 division titles and four conference championships to look back on, Vikings fans will absolutely treasure this release.” 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 Home 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. 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 100 Emmy awards, the 45-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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