PBS DISTRIBUTION LAUNCHES FIRST-EVER DVD, ‘PINKAMAGINE IT’, FROM BRAND NEW PBS KIDS SERIES “PINKALICIOUS AND PETERRIFIC”
DVD Available from PBS Distribution on May 15, 2018
Episodes of the PBS KIDS Series Also Available Now on Digital HD
“Pinkalicious and Peterrific” airs weekdays at 9am and 2:30pm and weekends at 8am
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Arlington, Va. – April 9, 2018 – Today, PBS Distribution announced it is releasing the new DVD, “PINKALICIOUS AND PETERRIFIC: PINKAMAGINE IT!” including six stories from the newest PBS KIDS series, PINKALICIOUS AND PETERRIFIC. Based on the #1 New York Times bestselling Pinkalicious book series by author-illustrator Victoria Kann and co-produced by WGBH and Sixteen South, “PINKALICIOUS AND PETERRIFIC“ premiered on PBS KIDS on February 19, 2018. More than 23 million books have been sold to date and three more books will be published this year. A stage musical, Pinkalicious: The Musical, premiered in New York City to sold-out audiences and continues to be performed there and across the country.
“PINKALICIOUS AND PETERRIFIC: PINKAMAGINE IT! ” ($14.99 SRP) will be available on DVD beginning May 15, 2018 and has a run time of approximately 60 minutes. Episodes of PINKALICIOUS AND PETERRIFIC are also available for digital download.
In “PINKALICIOUS AND PETERRIFIC: PINKAMAGINE IT!“ children join Pinkalicious and her brother Peter on adventures in the arts, creativity and self-expression. Kids will enjoy these six fun-filled stories that take place in Pinkville, a pink-loving town with a touch of whimsy. In “Pinkalicious,” based on the best-selling book, when Pinkalicious wakes up to discover her whole body has suddenly turned pink, she’s ecstatic. However, she soon discovers that you can have too much of a good thing. Then, in “Fairy House,” Pinkalicious and Peter build a fairy house to attract the Springtime Fairies. But when the fairies turn out to be noisy roommates, they decide it’s probably best if they find the fairies a better home. Other stories on this DVD include: “Pinkabotta & Peterbotta,“ “Slumber Party,” “Invisible Band” and “Dancing Shoes.”
The six stories included on the new DVD are listed below.
If there is one thing Pinkalicious loves most, it’s the color pink! So when Pinkalicious wakes up to discover her whole body has suddenly turned pink, she’s ecstatic. However, Pinkalicious soon discovers that you can have too much of a good thing.
Pinkalicious and Peter build a fairy house to attract the Springtime Fairies. But when the fairies turn out to be noisy roommates, they decide it’s probably best if they find the fairies a better home.
“Pinkabotta & Peterbotta”
Pinkalicious and Peter try their hand at being inventors and create Robotta, a robot that can move, talk and most importantly, clean. But when Robotta malfunctions, the house becomes messier than ever. Fortunately, Pinkalicious and Peter have a backup solution to make cleaning more fun: Pretend to be robots while doing it!
Pinkalicious hosts a Princess of Pink slumber party. But one of her friends gets home sick and isn’t sure she wants to spend the night! Fortunately, Pinkalicious and friends imagine a dragon named Gertie to protect them.
It’s the day of the Pinkville Parade and the whole marching band has gotten sick! Luckily, Pinkalicious and her friends eagerly volunteer to perform in their stead. There’s just one small problem…they don’t have any instruments!
Pinkalicious tries on a mysterious pair of shoes. But after she puts them on, she can’t stop dancing!
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PINKALICIOUS AND PETERRIFIC: PINKAMAGINE IT!
Street Date: May 15, 2018
Run Time: Approx. 60 Minutes
SRP: DVD, $14.99
Format: DVD and Digital HD