SOURCE: Anchor Bay Entertainment

August 15, 2005 15:41 ET

Anchor Bay Entertainment Presents "The Peter Jennings Collection" Two-Disc DVD Set

Six Provocative Special Reports From One of the Most Trusted TV Journalists of Our Time

A Distinguished Reporter's Legacy Preserved for Future Generations...Available October 18, 2005

TROY, MI -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 15, 2005 -- In a career that spanned five decades, legendary broadcast journalist Peter Jennings reported with clarity and authority on the great news stories of our time including three wars, two Presidential scandals and the horrific events of September 11, 2001. Now, as a lasting tribute to the accomplishments of one of the finest news reporters of the 20th Century, Anchor Bay Entertainment proudly announces the Tuesday, October 18 release of "The Peter Jennings Collection" on DVD, priced with a SRP of $24.98.

"The Peter Jennings Collection" presents six acclaimed primetime investigative documentaries hosted by Mr. Jennings and examining some of the burning issues facing the world today. All six full-length specials aired in the past two years on the ABC Network, Jennings' home for over 41 years. Jennings served as prime-time anchorman and senior editor of "World News Tonight" since 1983.

Unseen since their first network airings, the six explosive documentaries presented in "The Peter Jennings Collection" DVD include:

"No Place to Hide" (Aired 01/25/05) -- In a post 9/11 world, can security surveillance both save and destroy lives? Will America be forced to re-think all concepts of personal privacy?

"From The Tobacco File" (Aired 09/06/04) -- The shocking true story of an industry under siege. But why has Congress still failed to regulate our country's #1 killer?

"Guantanamo" (Aired 06/25/04) -- A rare look inside the controversial U.S. prison camp. Is the military bending the rules in order to win the War On Terrorism?

"LAPD" (Aired 06/01/04) -- A ride with one police division as they attempt to protect, serve and survive the most gang-infested neighborhoods in the nation.

"Ecstasy Rising" (Aired 04/01/04) -- It remains one of the most widely used illegal drugs in America. What is it and why is our government willing to lie about its effects?

"How to Get Fat Without Really Trying" (Aired 12/08/03) -- Nearly 2/3 of the U.S. population is overweight. Could the food industry and our own government be to blame?

Anchor Bay Entertainment is an established leader in the field of home entertainment. The company offers an expansive selection of award-winning, notable theatrical films including "Time Bandits" and "Halloween"; classic television programming such as "3rd Rock from the Sun," "Three's Company," "Highlander"; and much of the Stephen J. Cannell library, traditional children's fare featuring the ever-popular "Thomas & Friends" collection and "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood"; the impressive Manga anime line; and chart-topping fitness titles including the "Crunch" and "For Dummies" series. Anchor Bay Entertainment is aggressively developing a wide range of original programs and concepts in addition to licensing existing brands and films.

Anchor Bay Entertainment is a subsidiary of IDT Entertainment. IDT Entertainment is a vertically integrated entertainment company that develops, produces, and distributes proprietary and licensed entertainment content. IDT Entertainment is a subsidiary of IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT) (NYSE: IDT.C), an international telecom, entertainment, and technology company.


Street Date: October 18, 2005
Pre-order date: September 20, 2005


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250 Minutes
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SRP $24.98


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