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Dinosaur Train: Dinosaurs Under the Sea

Dinosaur Train: Dinosaurs Under the Sea
DVD Release Date: August 24, 2010
Rated: TV-G
Runtime: 120 minutes
Studio: PBS Kids/Paramount Home Entertainment/The Jim Henson Company

HOLLYWOOD, CA – Get on board for fun and adventure when DINOSAUR TRAIN: Dinosaurs Under The Sea embarks on DVD August 24, 2010, from PBS KIDS and Paramount Home Entertainment.

Embracing preschoolers’ fascination with both dinosaurs and trains, the innovative series from The Jim Henson Company features incredible CGI animation and encourages basic scientific thinking and skills while teaching about natural science, natural history and paleontology.

Buddy, a preschool-aged Tyrannosaurus Rex, and his adoptive family of Pteranodons go for adventures on the Dinosaur Train to meet all kinds of dinosaurs in different eras and learn fascinating new facts about these incredible creatures.

A 2010 Parents Choice Silver Award Winner, DINOSAUR TRAIN has become a hit with parents and kids alike and its game page went full steam ahead to become the most visited page on pbskids.org. The DINOSAUR TRAIN: Dinosaurs Under The Sea DVD includes eight exciting and whimsical adventures, as well as interactive games, coloring pages, a dinosaur reference guide and information for parents.

The DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.99 U.S./$15.99 Canada.

Adventures:

  • Elmer Elasmosaurus
  • Carla Cretoxyrhina
  • The Amazing Michelinoceras Brothers
  • Paulie Pliosaurus
  • Elmer Visits the Desert
  • Shiny’s Sea Shells
  • Jess Hesperornis
  • The Old Spinosaurus and the Sea
Special Features:
  • Games
  • Coloring Pages and Dinosaur Reference Guide
  • Parents’ Information

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About Paramount Home Entertainment
Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. PHE is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Paramount Famous Productions, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.

About PBS KIDS
PBS KIDS is committed to providing the highest-quality non-commercial content and learning environment for children across the country. Providing age-appropriate, diverse programming for kids, PBS KIDS’ programs consistently earn more prestigious awards than any other broadcast or cable network. Only PBS KIDS has earned the unanimous endorsement of parents, children, industry leaders and teachers. With additional PBS resources to complement its programming, including PBS KIDS online (www.pbskids.org), PBS KIDS GO! (www.pbskidsgo.org), PBS Parents (www.pbsparents.org), PBS TeacherSource (www.pbsteachersource.org), PBS Ready To Learn services and literacy events across the country, PBS KIDS is providing the tools necessary for positive child development. PBS is a nonprofit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation’s 354 public television stations, serving nearly 90 million people each week and reaching 99% of American homes.

About The Jim Henson Company
The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 50 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world famous Muppets, Henson has received over 50 Emmy Awards and nine Grammy Awards. Recent credits include the Emmy® nominated “Sid the Science Kid”, “Dinosaur Train”, “Wilson & Ditch: Digging America” and “Pajanimals.” Features include “The Dark Crystal,” “Labyrinth,” “MirrorMask,” and “Unstable Fables.” Television productions include “Fraggle Rock” and the sci-fi cult series “Farscape.”

With additional locations in New York and London, The Jim Henson Company is headquartered in Los Angeles on the historic Charlie Chaplin lot, complete with soundstage and postproduction facilities. Independently owned and operated by the five adult children of founder Jim Henson, the Company is also home to Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, a pre-eminent character-building and visual effects group with international film, television and advertising clients, as well as Henson Recording Studios, one of the music industry’s top recording facilities known for its world-class blend of state-of-the-art and vintage equipment.

The Company’s Henson Alternative brand recently launched the New York run of “Stuffed and Unstrung,” a live puppet improvisational show at the Union Square Theatre. http://www.henson.com