Promotions Abounded for the Holiday Season7 Dec, 2006 By: John Latchem
Fans of “24” who went to Best Buy or Target to pick up Season 5, which streeted Nov. 28 from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, received an exclusive bonus disc. Best Buy also offered the first four seasons for $24 each with the purchase of the fifth season. Circuit City offers a $5 gift card with the purchase of the latest season.
Best Buy also offered BCI's new Dungeons & Dragons: The Complete Animated Series boxed set with a pack-on collectible figure.
Target offered $5 gift cards with the purchase of Fox's Rocky Anthology boxed set or Universal's Saturday Night Live: The Complete First Season.
Circuit City has a free ticket to see the upcoming Rocky Balboa with purchase of the Rocky set or the two-disc collector's edition of the 1976 original. Also exclusive to Circuit City are official Beerfest coasters with the purchase of that film.
Wal-Mart is gearing up for next summer's Spider-Man 3 with an exclusive pack-on bonus disc with Spider-Man 2, plus a reprint of a Spider-Man comic book featuring a story about Venom, one of the villains in the next film.