DANIEL TIGER GETS TO RULE THE NEIGHBORHOOD IN “KING DANIEL FOR THE DAY”
Available from PBS Distribution – September 5, 2017
Arlington, Va. – July 20, 2017 – DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD fans are in for a “royal” treat when PBS Distribution releases “DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD: KING DANIEL FOR THE DAY,” the newest DVD featuring seven engaging stories from the hit PBS KIDS series DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, produced by The Fred Rogers Company.
When Daniel is declared “King for the Day” by King Friday, he is sent on a royal mission to Baker Aker’s bakery and Music Man Stan’s shop. While out in the Neighborhood completing King Friday’s list, Daniel learns that the most important part of being King is helping others and being kind to your neighbors! In this tigertastic DVD, Daniel also helps celebrate Prince Wednesday’s birthday, shares a book with O the Owl at the library, and takes care of the class pet!
“DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD: KING DANIEL FOR THE DAY” will be available starting September 5, 2017. The DVD has a run time of approximately 110 minutes and it’s SRP is $14.99. Episodes of DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD are also available for digital download.
Stories featured on the new DVD include:
“King Daniel for the Day“ (extended adventure)
In this special full-length episode, Daniel Tiger is curious about what it’s like to be King. There’s only one way to find out…King Friday makes Daniel “King for the Day!” On his royal mission, Daniel discovers that the most important part of being King is being kind to his neighbors.
“Prince Wednesday’s Happy Birthday”
Happy Birthday, Prince Wednesday! Daniel heads to the castle for Prince Wednesday’s birthday party. He is happy to be with his friends, play games and eat royally yummy birthday cake.
“The Neighborhood Fall Festival”
The neighbors are busy decorating for the big Fall Festival when a gust of wind knocks down Music Man Stan’s hard work. Daniel and his friends help rebuild the scene and learn that everyone’s abilities are different – what’s important is that you do your best.
“Daniel Takes Care of Snowball”
It’s Daniel’s turn to take care of Snowball, the class pet, at home today. When Prince Wednesday invites Daniel to play, he has to decide what the best thing to do is: take care of Snowball or go and have fun with his friend. Daniel learns that it’s fun to take care of others and it makes him feel happy.
“Looking for Snowball”
Oh no! Snowball, the class pet, has gone missing! As all the neighbors band together to search for Snowball, Daniel realizes how good it feels to be a part of a neighborhood. But will they find Snowball?
“Sharing at the Library”
Daniel is at the library to check out a new book. Just as he spots the book he wants, O the Owl reaches for the same one! Who knew that sharing a book with a friend could be even more fun than reading it alone?
“Daniel Shares with Margaret”
Daniel gets a special sticker book from Grandpere, but Margaret wants to play with the stickers, too. Daniel learns that while sharing can make things more fun, there are also some things you don’t have to share.
The first TV series inspired by the iconic, award-winning MISTER ROGERS’ NEIGHBORHOOD, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD stars 4-year-old Daniel Tiger, son of the original program’s Daniel Striped Tiger, who invites young viewers into his world, giving them a kid’s-eye view of his life. One of the key ingredients that makes the series a standout is its groundbreaking use of catchy musical strategies, grounded in Fred Rogers’ landmark social-emotional curriculum, that reinforce each theme and that preschoolers and parents both sing – and use – together in their daily lives. DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, which debuted in September 2012, airs daily on PBS KIDS (check local listings).
About The Fred Rogers Company
The Company was founded by Fred Rogers in 1971 as the non-profit producer of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood for PBS. In the years that followed, it not only created hundreds of episodes of this much-loved program, but also extended Fred’s values and approach to other efforts in promoting children’s social, emotional, and behavioral health and supporting parents, caregivers, teachers, and other professionals in their work with children. The Fred Rogers Company continues to build on Fred’s legacy in innovative ways through a wide variety of media, and engaging new generations of children and families with his timeless wisdom. The Company’s highly-rated, award-winning children’s series include Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Peg + Cat, and Odd Squad. For more information, visit www.fredrogers.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Out of the Blue Enterprises
Out of the Blue Enterprises, the licensing agent for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, is a leader in children’s educational media, with a portfolio of breakthrough, interactive and multi-platform, curriculum-based entertainment for television, video, mobile apps and consumer products. Out of the Blue creates and produces Super WHY!, the hit Emmy-nominated literacy series on PBS KIDS; Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, for The Fred Rogers Co/PBS Kids; Wishenpoof and Creative Galaxy for Amazon Studios; and Nickelodeon’s Blue’s Room, and handles all licensing and merchandising activity for Super WHY! and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. The company also develops top-rated mobile educational game apps, including Super WHY! and Colorforms: Revolution. It acquired the Colorforms brand in 2014 and is developing it across multiple platforms, including TV, toys, and mobile apps. Led by Co-Founders Angela C. Santomero, Creator of the hit preschool entertainment franchise, Blue’s Clues; and Samantha Freeman, a former Nickelodeon and toy industry executive, Out of the Blue aims to engage kids and families with age-appropriate, entertaining, and engaging learning experiences.
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DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD: KING DANIEL FOR THE DAY
Street Date: September 5, 2017
Run Time: Approx. 110 Minutes