Morningstar Entertainment Inc.

Morningstar Entertainment Inc.

March 03, 2010 09:30 ET

"Teamwork" Is the Word as the First TURBO DOGS DVD Is Set for Release on June 1st

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 3, 2010) - 

Attention Entertainment Reporters:

MORNINGSTAR ENTERTAINMENT is pleased to announce the signing of a multi-year distribution deal to represent TURBO DOGS, a top-rated children's animated series from SCHOLASTIC MEDIA, in the U.S. DVD market.

Produced in association with SCHOLASTIC MEDIA by CCI Entertainment , TURBO DOGS is a children's favorite on the 24-hour qubo network as well as the Saturday morning qubo block that airs on the NBC television network. The series also airs on the Ion TV and Telemundo networks. Based on the book Racer Dogs by award-winning illustrator Bob Kolar, Turbo Dogs brings the unique world of Racertown to life with rich animation and high octane storylines. Geared to kids 4-7 years of age, the show combines laughs, learning and the thrill of the open road.

"We are extremely excited to be 'teaming up' with SCHOLASTIC MEDIA to maximize this very popular children's brand in both the U.S. SCHOLASTIC's reputation for quality kids' content is unparalleled. The Dogs - Dash, Mags, GT, Strut, Stinkbert and Clutch are engine-revving additions to the Morningstar Home Entertainment Catalogue that we are thrilled to be providing to our customers. Turbo Dogs is a winner! It's exciting and noisy….it's fun-filled and educational….This is dog-gone good children's product!" Blair Moody, Vice President – Sales and Development.

"We are thrilled that Turbo Dogs will be available on DVD. Turbo Dogs is a delightful story featuring the hilarious antics of a wacky dog-filled community wild about racing that also delivers valuable life lessons about friendship and fair play" said Leslye Schaefer, SVP Marketing and Consumer Products, Scholastic Media, a division of Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education and media company.

During 2010 it is expected that 4-5 bilingual English and Spanish DVDs will be released, each DVD containing eight episodes with the first installment, "RACING WITH THE TEAM", due out June 01, 2010.

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Since inception in 1992, Morningstar Entertainment has promoted television, film and niche market properties, with over 1,400 DVD titles in its current library and distributes to all mass merchant and specialty retail outlets throughout North America. For more information please visit Morningstar Entertainment is a division of Knightscove Media Corp. (TSX VENTURE:KC.A)(TSX VENTURE:KC.B).

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