PR: "Adventure Time: It Came From the Nightosphere" on DVD on March 6, 2012 (UPDATED Jan 5 w/Box Art)
“I will never forget the words Adventure Time.” – USA Today.com
Cartoon Network’s Breakout Comedy Series Returns to DVD
With the Release of
Adventure Time “It Came From the Nightosphere”
UPDATED January 5, 2012 with box art:
“Oh My Glob!” Adventure Time is coming back to DVD! On the heels of a successful home entertainment debut for Cartoon Network’s breakout smash hit comedy series, Adventure Time will once again wreak havoc on the DVD shelves at all major retailers across the nation with the release of Adventure Time “It Came From the Nightosphere” on March 6, 2012. Starring Jake the dog and Finn the human – not to mention the rock-loving Marceline, bodacious Lumpy Space Princess, frigid Ice King and many others – this sophomore release from the Emmy® Award-nominated series will include 16 fun and exciting episodes from the series’ three magical seasons, plus a “Little Did You Know” character profile bonus feature. Adventure Time “It Came From the Nightosphere” will be available on DVD for the suggested retail price of $19.82 and will be available for retailer pre-order until January 31, 2012.
“The fan, industry and retail response to Adventure Time has been nothing short of phenomenal and our second DVD release will only continue to build on the momentum surrounding the brand,” said Erik Resnick, vice president of home entertainment, CNE. “With Adventure Time ‘It Came From the Nightosphere,’ we’ve increased the number of episodes included from 12 to 16 to give fans even more of what they want, and we look forward to building this DVD franchise with future episodic and season collectible sets in the coming months.”
The full list of 16 episodes featured in the Adventure Time “It Came From the Nightosphere” DVD is:
- It Came From the Nightosphere
- Rainy Day Daydream
- Power Animal
- Slumber Party Panic
- The Real You
- Memory of a Memory
- Prisoners of Love
- Crystals Have Power
- Business Time
- Mystery Train
- Guardians of Sunshine
- The Monster
- Hit Man
- The Creeps
Cartoon Network will support the release of Adventure Time “It Came From the Nightosphere” with targeted on-air advertising spots on Cartoon Network as well as a kid-focused online marketing campaign on Cartoonnetwork.com and other kid and parent targeted websites. Additionally, Adventure Time continues to dominate and grow at retail across a multitude of product categories, including toys, apparel, accessories and much more. The toy line from Jazwares has been a hit since its debut at Toys”R”Us this fall and will continue to expand SKUs and retailers throughout the spring, while the line of apparel, accessories, calendars, sleepwear and more continue to grow for the brand each week.
Fans and critics alike have found their place on the Adventure Time bandwagon. Since its third season debut in July 2011, almost 10 million kids have tuned in to watch the latest season of the series so far and it consistently ranks as the #1 show on Monday nights and in its time slot with both kids and boys 6-11, according to Nielsen Media Research. Television critics and entertainment writers have also found themselves drawn to the land of Ooo and hypnotized by the characters and adventures they’ve seen. Among other accolades, USA Today.com proclaimed “I will never forget the words Adventure Time,”  and “I wish shows were as imaginative, funny and bizarre as this one” while Entertainment Weekly.com named Adventure Time to its list of The 25 Greatest Animated Series Ever, adding “Adventure Time makes me wish I were a kid again, just so I could grow up to be as awesome as the kids who are currently watching Adventure Time will be.”
Created by Pendleton Ward and produced in partnership with Frederator Studios, Adventure Time leads viewers on the fantastical adventures of unlikely heroes, Finn & Jake, buddies who traverse the mystical Land of Ooo and encounter its colorful inhabitants. Fans can catch new episodes of Adventure Time on Monday nights at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network.
Street Date: March 6, 2012
Order Date: January 31, 2012
Run Time: 176 minutes
About Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE)
Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) is responsible for building consumer products and merchandising programs for a wide range of brands by securing and supporting long-term licensing partnerships across all categories. As the global branding and merchandising arm of Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, the division manages the consumer product programs for the networks’ award-winning original programming, brands and characters including Ben 10, Generator Rex, Chowder, The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Adventure Time, Adult Swim and more. CNE also serves as the exclusive global licensing agent for the full portfolio of brands from Spin Master Ltd., as well as Nelvana Enterprises and Spin Master for the award-winning Bakugan brand and the PGA of America for the youth marketplace.
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 99 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.’s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families. Nightly from 9 p.m. to
6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animated and live-action series for young adults 18-34.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world. Turner brands and businesses include CNN/U.S., CNN International, CNN.com and HLN; TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Classic Movies; Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Adult Swim; and Turner Sports.
About Warner Home Video
With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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