Some ‘Family Guy’ Deals15 Jun, 2010 By: John Latchem
With some big theatricals hitting shelves June 15, retailers nonetheless turned their attention to a couple of television stalwarts: “Family Guy” and “American Dad.”
At Target, fans of the Seth MacFarlane animated comedies could get a $10 gift card with purchase of both Family Guy Vol. 8 (at $32.99) and American Dad Vol. 5 (at $29.99).
Target also had an exclusive 50-minute Q&A with MacFarlane included with the “Family Guy” DVD.
Best Buy gave an instant $10 discount with purchase of both titles (offered individually at the same price as Target), with digital copies of four episodes included in each set.
Best Buy is now touting its CinemaNow download service in its weekly ad circular. The Book of Eli, When in Rome and Youth in Revolt all were marked with the option to download to own for $15.95 each.
Walmart began gearing up for the theatrical release of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse by moving DVDs of the first two movies back to the new-release section and offering them at $17 apiece. The deluxe edition of New Moon was offered at $24.96.