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Two New PBS KIDS DVDs from PBS Distribution – Wild Kratts and WordWorld on April 10

EXPLORE MADAGASCAR WITH

THE KRATT BROTHERS IN

“WILD KRATTS: MADAGASCAR MADNESS”

 

DVD available from PBS Distribution on April 10, 2018

 

Episodes of the PBS KIDS Series Also Available Now on Digital HD

 

Arlington, VA – March 7, 2018 – Today, PBS Distribution announced the upcoming release of the new DVD “WILD KRATTS: MADAGASCAR MADNESS” featuring four episodes from one of the top rated Kids series on PBS Kids, WILD KRATTS. Kids will love following the Kratt Brothers all the way to Madagascar to explore the native world of lemurs and other action-packed adventures on this unique island in the Indian Ocean.

 

MADAGASCAR MADNESS” ($14.99 SRP) will be available on April 10, 2018 and has a run time of approximately 105 minutes. Episodes of Wild Kratts are also available for digital download.

 

Episodes on this DVD include:

 

“Lemur Legs”

The Wild Kratts arrive in Madagascar for the first time – touching down in the southern region known as the spiny desert – where they discover a group of sifaka lemurs. Soon, they are learning about these lemurs amazing vertical clinging and leaping abilities.

 

“Mini Madagascar”

With no big land predators, Chris realizes that Madagascar is one of the safest places in the world for adventuring. It’s the perfect place to miniaturize and explore. But the ‘mini’ Kratts soon discover, they made a big a mistake!

 

“Lemur Stink Fight”

While in Madagascar, the Wild Kratts hear signs of a dispute between two troops of Ringtailed lemurs. So they set out to figure out just what these two lemur groups are arguing about…

 

“Fossa Palooza”

Chris, bummed that the gang must leave Madagascar without ever having seen amazing fossa, accidentally falls out the hatch of the Tortuga in mid-flight and lands deep in an island forest – amongst a group of the very creatures he longed to find!

 

 

WILD KRATTS transforms the Kratt Brothers, creators of the award-winning “Kratts’ Creatures” and Emmy-winning “Zoboomafoo,” into animated versions of themselves, allowing the real-life zoologists to visit wild animals in their little-seen habitats and showcase key science concepts along the way. From elephants using physics to suck gallons of water with their trunks to a fleet of peregrine falcons that harness the force of gravity to speed through the air, each episode of WILD KRATTS presents age-appropriate science inspired by the natural abilities of the animals that the Kratt Brothers – and young viewers – meet. WILD KRATTS airs daily on PBS KIDS (check local listings).

 

About Kratt Brothers Company

Kratt Brothers Company, founded in 1993, has created and produced more than 220 episodes of television, including award-winning series: KRATTS’ CREATURES, ZOBOOMAFOO, “Kratt Brothers: Be The Creature” and WILD KRATTS. Through its full service animation studio, Kratt Brothers Company is currently in production on its sixth season of the Emmy-nominated hit WILD KRATTS. www.krattbrothers.com

 

About PBS KIDS

PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers children ages 2-8 the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, digital media and community-based programs. PBS KIDS and local stations across the country support the entire ecosystem in which children learn, including their teachers, parents and community. Provided by stations, the free PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream is available to nearly 95% of U.S. TV households. Kidscreen- and Webby Award-winning pbskids.org provides engaging interactive content, including digital games and streaming video. PBS KIDS offers mobile apps to help support young children’s learning, including the PBS KIDS Video app, which is available on a variety of mobile devices and on platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Chromecast. PBS KIDS also offers parent and teacher resources to support children’s learning anytime and anywhere. For more information on PBS KIDS content and initiatives supporting school readiness and more, visit pbs.org/pressroom, or follow PBS KIDS on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

 

About PBS Distribution

PBS Distribution is the leading media distributor for the public television community, both domestically and internationally, extending the reach of these programs beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations, and producers.

 

PBS Distribution offers a broad range of high quality content in multiple formats including DVD, Blu-ray, digital download, and digital streaming.  PBS International offers factual content for broadcast, cable, and satellite services internationally.  The PBS Distribution catalog includes films from Ken Burns, documentaries from award-winning series such as NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, dramas from MASTERPIECE, as well as films from independent producers and popular children’s programming.

 

WILD KRATTS: MADAGASCAR MADNESS

Street Date: April 10, 2018

Genre: Kids

Run Time: Approx. 105 Minutes

SRP: DVD, $14.99

Format: DVD and Digital HD

 

 

GET READY FOR FUN-FILLED FOOD ADVENTURES  

WITH “WORDWORLD: LET’S EAT!”  

 

DVD available from PBS Distribution on April 10 

Episodes of the PBS KIDS series also available now on Digital HD

 

Arlington, Va. – March 7, 2018 – Today, PBS Distribution announced the release of the new DVD  “WORDWORLD: LET’S EAT!” from the PBS KIDS Emmy® Award-winning series WORDWORLD.  Watch as the WordFriends have fun with food in eight exciting adventures. Children can learn how to follow directions, make words plural, and work together in this new DVD.

 

WORDWORLD: LET’S EAT!“($9.99 SRP) will be available on DVD beginning April 10, 2018 and has a run time of approximately 100 minutes. Episodes of WORDWORLD are also available for digital download.

 

The eight stories on this new DVD include:

 

“Jelly”

Pig asks Bear and Sheep to help him make jars for the jelly pumping from his jelly machine. However, when they aren’t able to make jars fast enough, the kitchen quickly begins filling up with the purple, oozy treat! Only by working together are the friends able to find a way to contain all of the jiggling jelly.

 

“Get Well Soon Soup”

When Ant gets sick, Pig tries to take care of him by making his special Get-Well-Soon Soup. It has all the letters in the alphabet in it, so Pig can build any word that Ant needs to feel better. Pig just has to figure out what that word is!

 

“Catch That C!”

While Pig and Ant are making cookies, their bag of letter C’s gets away from them, sending the WordFriends on a wild goose chase all over WordWorld to catch that C! The bad news is that the letter C is in big demand that day. But the good news is that Pig and Ant have a lot of WordFriends who want to help them out!

 

“The Mystery of the Disappearing Pie”

When Pig’s pie for Bear goes missing, it’s up to Detective Sheep to follow the letter clues and solve the mystery of the disappearing pie!

 

“Pies, Pies, Pies!”

When Pig promises to make a pie for everyone in WordWorld, he learns a hard lesson about keeping promises. Fortunately, he also learns about the letter S and how it can make words plural.

 

“Pig’s Big Moonlight Feast”

When Pig is too sick to cook the Moonlight Feast, his friends step in, but they find that if you don’t follow the recipe you may end up in the soup.

 

“Mmm-mmm-milk!”

When Ant comes over to Pig’s house to eat cookies, Pig tries to get him to drink some milk. But Ant doesn’t like milk! Or so he thinks…

 

“A String’s the Thing”

After Duck accidentally turns on Frog’s new cake frosting machine, the WordFriends must find the right ing word to stop it from covering WordWorld in delicious frosting.

 

About WordWorld

“WordWorld” was developed with funding from the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Ready To Learn initiative. Incorporating the latest research into the most effective ways for kids to build reading skills, “WordWorld” produces delightful educational experiences for preschool children, on screen, in print, and online. “WordWorld” is owned by General Word LP.

 

About PBS KIDS

PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for kids, offers children ages 2-8 the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television, digital media and community-based programs. PBS KIDS and local stations across the country support the entire ecosystem in which children learn, including their teachers, parents and community. Provided by stations, the free PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and live stream is available to nearly 95% of U.S. TV households. Kidscreen- and Webby Award-winning pbskids.org provides engaging interactive content, including digital games and streaming video. PBS KIDS offers mobile apps to help support young children’s learning, including the PBS KIDS Video app, which is available on a variety of mobile devices and on platforms such as Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Chromecast. PBS KIDS also offers parent and teacher resources to support children’s learning anytime and anywhere. For more information on PBS KIDS content and initiatives supporting school readiness and more, visit pbs.org/pressroom, or follow PBS KIDS on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.

 

About PBS Distribution

PBS Distribution is the leading media distributor for the public television community, both domestically and internationally, extending the reach of these programs beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations, and producers.

 

PBS Distribution offers a broad range of high quality content in multiple formats including DVD, Blu-ray, digital download, and digital streaming.  PBS International offers factual content for broadcast, cable, and satellite services internationally.  The PBS Distribution catalog includes films from Ken Burns, documentaries from award-winning series such as NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, dramas from MASTERPIECE, as well as films from independent producers and popular children’s programming.

 

WORDWORLD: LET’S EAT!

Street Date: April 10, 2018

Genre: Kids

Run Time: Approximately 100 Minutes

SRP: DVD, $9.99

Format: DVD and Digital HD

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