SOURCE: Sony Pictures Television

March 28, 2007 05:00 ET

DRAGON TALES Tunes Available for Download on the iTunes Store

Animated Series Ranked in the Top Three of More Than 50 Preschool Programs

CULVER CITY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 28, 2007 -- Twenty songs from the hugely popular children's television show DRAGON TALES are now available for download exclusively on the iTunes Store (www.itunes.com).

The tracks, which include the catchy DRAGON TALES theme, come from the first two seasons of the animated series. Grammy Award-winning songwriter Jesse Harris, who co-wrote 2003's Song of the Year "Don't Know Why," is among the composers.

A three-time Emmy nominee, DRAGON TALES is the number three rated children's program among kids 2-5 AND their mothers on any television platform. The show airs daily on PBS KIDS. DRAGON TALES creates an enchanting world and invites viewers to play and learn along with six-year-old Emmy, her four-year-old brother Max, their next door neighbor Enrique and their dragon friends Cassie, Ord, Zak and Wheezie as they take on a variety of challenges. Produced by the nonprofit educational organization Sesame Workshop and renowned television production studio Sony Pictures Television, DRAGON TALES encourages children to recognize that there is more than one way to approach a challenge and that just trying is an important part of learning.

Sesame Workshop is a nonprofit educational organization making a meaningful difference in the lives of children around the world. Founded in 1968, the Workshop changed television forever with the legendary "Sesame Street." Today, the Workshop continues to innovate on behalf of children in 120 countries, using its proprietary research methodology to ensure its programs and products are engaging and enriching. Sesame Workshop is behind award-winning programs like "Dragon Tales," "Sagwa," "The Chinese Siamese Cat," "Pinky Dinky Doo" and groundbreaking multimedia productions in South Africa, Egypt and Russia. As a nonprofit, Sesame Workshop puts the proceeds it receives from sales of "Sesame Street," "Dragon Tales," "Sagwa," and "Pinky" products back into its educational projects for children around the world. Find the Workshop online at www.sesameworkshop.org.

Sony Pictures Television is one of the television industry's leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, including series, telefilms, theatrical releases and family entertainment for network and cable television, as well as first-run and off-network series for syndication. With more than 25 programs on the air, SPT boasts a program slate that includes the top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. SPT also owns one-half of cable channel GSN and is a partner in FEARnet, the premier horror/thriller website and VOD service. Sony Pictures Television oversees all of Sony Pictures Entertainment's (SPE) domestic digital distribution efforts across all electronically delivered platforms, including the internet and mobile, as well as the user-generated video site Grouper. Sony Pictures Television, advertiser sales, is one of the premiere national advertising sales companies, handling the commercial inventory in SPT syndicated series as well as in all of SPE's digital businesses in the United States, for Sony BMG and for iN DEMAND's high-definition channel INHD, and is part owner of national media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. SPT (www.sonypicturestelevision.com) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.

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