Thomas & Friends Merry Christmas, Thomas!

Thomas & Friends

Merry Christmas, Thomas!

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Come ho-ho-home to the Island of Sodor and join Thomas and his engine friends for the holidays in Thomas &Friends™: Merry Christmas, Thomas! releasing on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand October 11, 2011 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  Join in the festive fun as Thomas, Percy, Gordon and the other engines pick out the best tree, get caught up in the snow and celebrate the holidays in this magical Christmas special.  All aboard as Thomas & Friends continues to teach timeless life lessons such as discovery, friendship and cooperation, inviting children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. 

SYNOPSIS

Thomas lights up the tracks in a magical Christmas collection! Climb aboard for adventures and cheer as your favorite engines prepare for a festive celebration.  Help Thomas find the grandest tree on Sodor and then join the Logging Locos as they sing the Misty Island Snow Song in the hope of a winter wonderland.  As the snowflakes fall, Gordon, Mavis, and Percy will take you to the Steamworks for a special surprise party. ‘Tis the season for holiday magic with Thomas & Friends!  

Episodes include:

·       “Let It Snow”

·       “Surprise, Surprise”

·       “Percy and the Snowman”

·       “Tree Trouble”                                                                                                         

DVD BONUS FEATURE

·       The Christmas Gift Matching Game

VOD AND DIGITAL BONUS FEATURE

·       Thomas Bonus Episode: “Buzzy Bees”

ABOUT THOMAS & FRIENDS™

Thomas the Tank Engine was created by a father for his son over 65 years ago and today is enjoyed by families in more than 185 territories and in 30 languages.  The #1 blue engine and his friends invite children to enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. Children embark on adventures with their engine friends while experiencing timeless life lessons of discovery, friendship and cooperation. 

 

Thomas & Friends is the Number One preschool toy property in the UK, a position it has held for the past 11 years.  It remained the Number One preschool toy license in the US for 10 straight years[i] and has been the Number One preschool entertainment brand in the US since 2009[ii]. The unrivaled popularity of the global brand continues with Thomas also being the Number One preschool toy license in Germany and Australia, as well as the Number One foreign preschool brand in China, Japan and Korea.

 

(SOURCE: AC Nielsen, 1/1/10-12/31/10). Each DVD release is consistently ranked in the Top 10 new releases for Children’s Non-Theatrical (source Nielsen) and many have received significant awards and recognition from organizations such as Parents’ Choice and KIDS FIRST!

iSource: The NPD Group / Consumer Tracking Service

ii Source: Nielsen

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Title Copyright: © 2011 HIT Entertainment Limited. Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends Based on The Railway Series by The Reverend W Awdry.  Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends and Thomas & Friends are trademarks of Gullane (Thomas) Limited.  Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends and Design is Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off. 

Type: TV on DVD

Rating: NR

Genre: Children/Family/Ages 2-5

Feature Running Time: 50 minutes

Website: www.thomasandfriends.com

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