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Lionsgate cuts DVD deal with Henson

The Jim Henson Company has entered into a multi-year home entertainment distribution agreement with Lionsgate, North America's second-largest distributor in children's non-theatrical home entertainment with a 17.6% market share.
August 10, 2009

The Jim Henson Company has entered into a multi-year home entertainment distribution agreement with Lionsgate, North America’s second-largest distributor in children’s non-theatrical home entertainment with a 17.6% market share.

As part of the deal, Lionsgate now holds the North American distribution rights to more than 350 hours of content in The Jim Henson Company’s film and television library including series, specials and catalogue home entertainment titles for DVD, EST and VOD channels.

The first new titles scheduled to be released are Fraggle Rock: The Complete Final Season and Fraggle Rock: A Merry Fraggle Holiday in November 2009.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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