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PorchLight Acquires 'Animalia'

5 May, 2008 By: Billy Gil

PorchLight Home Entertainment has acquired the U.S. DVD distribution rights to “Animalia,” based on the alphabet book by Graeme Base in which each letter of the alphabet is represented by an animal whose name starts with that letter.

“This further expands our commitment to the marketplace and the strength of our release schedule as PorchLight Home Entertainment continues its aggressive acquisition of strong, branded television programming for release on DVD and Blu-ray Disc.” said Gary Jones, president of PorchLight Home Entertainment.

Produced by Animalia Productions, the series currently is airing on Animania HD and PBS in the United States, the BBC in the United Kingdom and CBC in Canada. The first title, Animalia: Welcome to the Kingdom, streets Sept. 23 (prebook Aug. 20) on DVD ($16.98) and Blu-ray Disc ($29.98).

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