Infinity Signs Distribution Deal With Smithsonian10 Jun, 2008 By: Chris Tribbey
Infinity Entertainment Group and Smithsonian Networks have inked a distribution deal, with Infinity streeting DVDs of shows from the Smithsonian Channel starting Sept. 23.
“Infinity Entertainment Group is extremely pleased to partner with Smithsonian Networks to release this innovative, entertaining and informative programming on DVD,” said Rick Buehler, VP of sales and acquisitions for Infinity. “The audience for this line is particularly broad, from kids and families to adults with a wide range of interests to librarians, teachers and other educators.”
Sept. 23 will see Stories From the Vaults: Season One and America's Greatest Monuments: Washington D.C., each at $24.98.
“We are delighted that Infinity is going to represent us in the DVD marketplace,” said Tom Hayden, general manager of Smithsonian Networks. “Part of our mission as ‘America's Storyteller' is getting our programming on multiple platforms and we are thrilled to be adding home entertainment to our repertoire of cable, satellite and telephone company partners.”
Future Smithsonian titles that will see second life on Infinity DVD include Remembering Vietnam: The Wall at 25, Day of the Kamikaze and Nature Tech.