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PR: Holiday Cheer with the Peanuts Gang with the Peanuts Holiday Collection

by Ed Liuon August 21, 2008
CHARLIE BROWN AND THE PEANUTS GANG BRING HOLIDAY CHEER WHEN WARNER HOME VIDEO RELEASES THE PEANUTS HOLIDAY COLLECTION ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2008! AND A CHARLIE BROWN THANKSGIVING DELUXE EDITION, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS DELUXE EDITION ON OCTOBER 7, 2008 THE HOLIDAY COLLECTION CONTAINS THE RE-MASTERED HALLOWEEN, THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS PEANUTS’ CLASSICS BURBANK, CA (August 20, […]

Warner Home Video Brings Charlie Brown and Rankin-Bass on Home Video for the Holidays

by Ed Liuon July 11, 2008
Warner Home Video has announced several new holiday-themed DVDs scheduled for release on October 7, 2008, including: A Charlie Brown Christmas Deluxe Edition A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving Deluxe Edition Rankin-Bass’ Jack Frost (1979) Bonus features have not been released for these DVDs. In addition, a Peanuts Holiday Pack containing the deluxe editions of It’s the […]

Mental Floss Weblog on "A Charlie Brown Christmas" History

by Ed Liuon December 20, 2007
The mental_floss weblog has posted a summary of historical factoids about A Charlie Brown Christmas, the perennial animated holiday special starring the characters of Charles Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip. The post notes the origins of the special in a documentary about Charles Schulz, the reason why Snoopy gets all the action scenes, and the initial […]

Charlie Brown Easter, Valentines Specials Get Remastered DVD Release

by Maxie Zeuson December 4, 2007
Warner Home Video will release deluxe, remastered editions of Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown and It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown early next year, the company said today. Each DVD will retail for $19.95. Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown, which originally debuted in 1975, has Charlie Brown waiting patiently by the mailbox for a Valentine, […]

PR: Warner Home Video Brings "It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown" to DVD

by Maxie Zeuson December 4, 2007
BURBANK, CA (December 3, 2007) – This spring consumers will want to fill their Easter baskets with Warner Home Video’s (WHV) latest Peanuts release, It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown, Deluxe Edition, on DVD February 19, 2008. The all-time favorite seasonal animated television special, will be available just in time for the Easter holiday in […]

PR: Love Is in the Air with the Release of "Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown"

by Maxie Zeuson December 4, 2007
BURBANK, CA (December 3, 2007) – Warner Home Video (WHV) will steal consumers’ hearts on January 15, 2008 with the deluxe edition DVD release of Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown. The all-time favorite seasonal animated television special, will be available just in time for Valentine’s Day in its dazzling, newly re-mastered format along with a […]

Homer, Charlie Brown, and Cartman on "Top 100 TV Icons" List

by Ed Liuon November 14, 2007
Viacom’s TV Land and Entertainment Weekly have published their “Top 100 Greatest TV Icons and Legends” list (Numbers 51-100 and Numbers 1-50 at TVLand.com, and the Entertainment Weekly article). Included on the list are South Park‘s Cartman at #84, Peanuts‘ Charlie Brown at #57, and The Simpsons‘ Homer Simpson at #9. Beyond the usual differences […]

Schulz Family Upset by Upcoming Biography of "Peanuts" Creator

by Ed Liuon October 9, 2007
The New York Times is reporting that several of Charles M. Schulz’s family is upset over Schulz and Peanuts, an upcoming biography by David Michaelis which often depicts the creator of the Peanuts comic strip as a depressed and cold individual constantly pursuing women (free registration required). Schulz’s son Monte and daughter Amy Schulz Johnson […]

Warner Home Video Lands "Peanuts" Distribution Deal

by Ed Liuon October 3, 2007
Warner Home Video has signed a worldwide distribution deal with United Media, Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, and Lee Mendelson Film Productions for the Peanuts video library, including classic Peanuts cartoons and TV specials, direct-to-video programs, and new media. The press release states that new Peanuts DVDs will be released starting with a deluxe edition […]

PR: Warner Announces an Exclusive, Worldwide Distribution Agreement for 'Peanuts'

by Matt Hazudaon October 3, 2007
October 03, 2007 – Warner Home Video (WHV) has entered a multi-year, exclusive worldwide home video distribution deal with United Media (a.k.a.United Feature Syndicate, Inc.), Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, and Lee Mendelson Film Productions for Peanuts, the acclaimed syndicated comic strip which generated highly successful television programs revered by generations of viewers globally. The […]