Loveable characters from Treehouse, YTV and TELETOON coming to DVD for the first time



    New DVDs Available Tuesday, September 23, 2008, from Nelvana Enterprises

    TORONTO, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - Nelvana Enterprises is pleased to announce the
September 23 release of family-friendly DVDs featuring popular characters from
Treehouse, YTV and TELETOON. The releases include episodes of the animated TV
series Jane and the Dragon, Grossology, Ruby Gloom and Di-Gata Defenders, all
available for the first time on DVD in Canada for $19.99 (SRP). Each release
includes four episodes, plus a bonus episode and special features.

    Follow Jane and her best friend, Dragon, in Jane and the Dragon: A
Dragon's Tail, a story about the power of two friends as they overcome the
odds and change the kingdom together.

    Experts in everything gross, friends and siblings Ty and Abby Archer are
called to action as they confront the world's grossest villains in Grossology:
The Perfect Stink. Fight grossness with the Archers as they take on the likes
of the maniacal Lance Boil, the creepy Insectiva and the disgusting Sloppy
Joe.

    Join the happiest girl in the world, Ruby Gloom, and her offbeat circle
of friends in Ruby Gloom: Grounded in Gloomsville. A perfect day in
Gloomsville is indeed a gloomy one in this series about the importance of
friendship and creativity.

    The legendary Di-Gata Defenders star in Di-Gata Defenders: Trouble in
Paradise. With the help of powerful Guardian creatures, the young defenders
must learn to harness the energy of the Di-Gata stones before evil villains
unlock the Megalith and trigger chaos throughout the realm.

    
    PRODUCT INFORMATION
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    Suggested Retail Price $19.99 CDN

    Rating: G

    Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 2.0

    Running Time: Approximately 90 Minutes

    Packaging Layout and Design:
    

    Jane and the Dragon: Jane and the Dragon Series (C) 2005-2006 WETA
Productions Ltd. /NELVANA Limited. Jane and the Dragon(TM) and (C) Weta
Productions Ltd./Nelvana Limited. Based on characters created by Martin
Baynton. A Weta Productions Ltd./Nelvana Limited production in association
with YTV and with the participation of the Canadian Film and Video Production
Tax Credit and The Canadian Television Fund created by the Government of
Canada and with the assistance of ST Electronics (Training and Simulation
Systems) Pte Ltd and MDA (Singapore). A Canada/New Zealand Co-Production. 
Package Design (C) 2008 Nelvana International Limited. NELVANA is a trademark
of Nelvana Limited. CORUS is a trademark of Corus Entertainment Inc., Used
under license by IDP.

    Grossology: (C) 2006-2007 Nelvana Limited. Based on the book "Grossology"
by Sylvia Branzei. A Nelvana Limited production in association with YTV
(www.YTV.com). Grossology(SM) is a service mark of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.
Used under license by Nelvana Limited. NELVANA is a trademark of Nelvana
Limited. CORUS is a trademark of Corus Entertainment Inc. YTV is a trademark
of YTV Canada, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

    Ruby Gloom: Ruby Gloom(TM) is a trademark of Mighty Fine. (C) 2006-2007
Nelvana Limited. A Nelvana Limited production in association with YTV
(www.YTV.com). NELVANA is a trademark of Nelvana Limited. CORUS is a trademark
of Corus Entertainment Inc. YTV is a trademark of YTV Canada, Inc.  All Rights
Reserved.

    Di-Gata Defenders: DI-GATA DEFENDERS(TM) Nelvana Limited. (C)2005-2006
Nelvana Limited/LuxAnimation. Created by Greg Collinson. A Nelvana
Limited/LuxAnimation Co-Production in association with TELETOON Canada Inc.
and produced with the participation of the Canadian Television Fund Created by
the Government of Canada and the Canadian Cable Industry and with the
participation of the Canadian Film and Video Production Tax Credit created by
the Government of Canada. Produced with the support of Film Fund Luxembourg. 
A Canada - Luxembourg Co-Production. Package design (C) 2008 Nelvana Limited. 
NELVANA is a trademark of Nelvana Limited, Corus is a Trademark of Corus. 
Entertainment Inc., All Rights Reserved.

    About Nelvana Enterprises
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    With a focus on delivering quality branded entertainment as well as
providing distribution and merchandise licensing opportunities on multiple
platforms, Nelvana Enterprises oversees new media partnerships, global
broadcast, DVD and video-on-demand sales, and consumer products licensing
internationally for animated properties from Nelvana Studios and select
production partners. Nelvana Enterprises stable of award-winning and globally
renowned brands include literary classics Babar and Franklin as well as new
shows such as Ruby Gloom and Di-Gata Defenders. Nelvana Enterprises is owned
by Corus Entertainment Inc., a Canadian-based media and entertainment company.
Corus is a market leader in specialty television and radio with additional
assets in pay television, advertising and digital audio services, television
broadcasting, children's book publishing and children's animation. The
company's multimedia entertainment brands include YTV, Treehouse, W Network,
Movie Central, Nelvana, Kids Can Press and radio stations including CKNW, CKOI
and Q107. Corus creates engaging branded entertainment experiences for its
audiences across multiple platforms. A publicly traded company, Corus is
listed on the Toronto (CJR.B) and New York (CJR) exchanges. Experience Corus
on the web at www.corusent.com.





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For further information: For images, review product or additional
information, please contact: Diana Pitt, Nelvana Enterprises, E:
diana.pitt@corusent.com, T: (416) 530-2801


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