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Travel Back to the Beginning as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Releases "Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season" on DVD September 4, 2018

(June 7, 2018 – Burbank, CA) – Don’t miss your chance to meet the iconic, eccentric and beloved Sheldon Cooper in his childhood as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment gets set to release “Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season” on DVD September 4, 2018 for $39.99 SRP. In its debut season, “Young Sheldon” garnered an average audience of 16.5 million Viewers per week, propelling the “Big Bang Theory” prequel to one of the Top Five Broadcast Sitcoms across all demographics. * Fans can catch up on all 22 episodes plus all-new bonus features prior to the show’s second season premiere. Order due date is July 31, 2018. The first season of “Young Sheldon” is also currently available to own via purchase from digital retailers.

*Source: Nielsen National TV View, 2017-18 broadcast season to date (09/18/2017 – 04/29/2018), Live + 7 Day ratings; excluding movies, sports, repeats, specials, less than 3 telecasts

“Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season” will also be available on Blu-ray courtesy of Warner Archive Collection. The Blu-ray release includes all bonus features on the DVD and is also arriving September 4, 2018. Warner Archive Blu-ray releases are found at wb.com/warnerarchive and your favorite online retailer.

For the last decade on “The Big Bang Theory,” audiences have come to know the extraordinary Sheldon Cooper.  Now, this single-camera, half-hour comedy gives us the chance to meet him in childhood, as he embarks on his innocent, awkward and hopeful journey toward the man he will become. Created and executive produced by “The Big Bang Theory’s” Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro, “Young Sheldon” is also executive produced and narrated by Jim Parsons who plays Sheldon Cooper on “The Big Bang Theory.” The star cast features Iain Armitage (“Big Little Lies”), Zoe Perry (“The Family,” “Private Practice”), Lance Barber (“The Comeback”), Annie Potts (“Designing Women”), Montana Jordan (“The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter”) and Raegan Revord (“Modern Family”).

For nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper, it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn't always helpful in a land where church and football are king. While the vulnerable, gifted and somewhat naïve Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him. His father, George, is struggling to find his way as a high school football coach and as father to a boy he doesn't understand. Sheldon's mother, Mary, fiercely protects and nurtures her son in a town where he just doesn't fit in. Sheldon's older brother, Georgie, does the best he can in high school, but it’s tough to be cool when you're in the same classes with your odd nine-year-old brother. Sheldon's twin sister, Missy, who sometimes resents all the attention Sheldon gets, but also remains the one person who can reliably tell Sheldon the truth. Finally, there’s Sheldon’s beloved Meemaw, his foul-mouthed, hard-drinking Texas grandmother who’s supportive of her grandson and his unique gifts.

“Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is thrilled to release ‘Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season’ on DVD this fall for devoted fans and newcomers alike to enjoy,” said Rosemary Markson, WBHE Senior Vice President, Television Marketing. “For over 10 years, viewers have tuned in to see Sheldon Cooper’s genius at work and now they get to take the journey back to Sheldon’s childhood to see how the young prodigy started out.”

“Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season” includes 22 half-hour episodes:

  1. “Pilot”
  2. “Rockets, Communists, and the Dewey Decimal System”
  3. “Poker, Faith, and Eggs”
  4. “A Therapist, a Comic Book, and A Breakfast Sausage”
  5. “A Solar Calculator, a Game Ball, and a Cheerleader's Bosom”
  6. “A Patch, a Modem, and a Zantac”
  7. “A Brisket, Voodoo, and Cannonball Run”
  8. “Cape Canaveral, Shrödinger's Cat, and Cyndi Lauper's Hair”
  9. “Spock, Kirk, and Testicular Hernia”
  10. “An Eagle Feather, a String Bean, and an Eskimo”
  11. “Demons, Sunday School and Prime Numbers”
  12. “A Computer, a Plastic Pony, and a Case of Beer”
  13. “A Sneeze, Detention, and Sissy Spacek”
  14. “Potato Salad, a Broomstick, and Dad's Whiskey”
  15. “Dolomite, Apple Slices, and a Mystery Woman”
  16. “Killer Asteroids, Oklahoma, and a Frizzy Hair Machine”
  17. “Jiu-Jitsu, Bubble Wrap, and Yoo-hoo”
  18. “A Mother, a Child and a Blue Man's Backside”
  19. “Gluons, Guacamole, and the Color Purple”
  20. “A Dog, a Squirrel and a Fish Named Fish”
  21. “Summer Sausage, a Pocket Poncho, and Tony Danza”
  22. “Vanilla Ice Cream, Gentlemen Callers, and a Dinette Set”

 

Includes All-New Special Features:

  • “Young Sheldon:  An Origin Story” (NEW Featurette)
  • “Sibling Revelry” (NEW Featurette)

 

Important News for Retailers:

“Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season” will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on September 4, 2018. Order due date is July 31, 2018.

 

Advertising:

The release of “Young Sheldon: The Complete First Season” will be supported by a national media, promotions, and publicity campaign.

 

Digital:

The first season of “Young Sheldon” is also currently available to own on Digital. Digital allows consumers to instantly stream and download all episodes to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices.  Digital retailers include: Amazon Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, Xbox and others.

 

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.:

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees, as well as directly to consumers through WBShop.com and WB Ultra.

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