'Best Of Wubbzy: Fans’ Choice' Hits Shelves September 18

By popular demand, a brand-new, first-ever collection of “fan favorite” “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” episodes will be made available by Anchor Bay Entertainment on DVD.

Beverly Hills, CA -- The fans have spoken!  The votes have been cast and now the winning episodes have been chosen.  By popular demand, a brand-new, first-ever collection of “fan favorite” “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” episodes will be made available by Anchor Bay Entertainment on the much-anticipated “Best Of Wubbzy: Fans’ Choice” DVD!  The standout compilation, featuring seven of the most popular episodes as determined by a special “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” Facebook fan vote, will hit retail stores nationwide on September 18, 2012.

“Tapping into Wubbzy’s active and devoted social media following allowed us to give fans a chance to tell us which episodes they most wanted on our newest release,” said Erin Carter, Executive Director of Brand Marketing for Anchor Bay Entertainment.  “After more than a month of voting on the ‘Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!’ Facebook page, we’re excited to bring loyal fans their favorite episodes on one very special DVD!” 

“Best Of Wubbzy: Fans’ Choice” showcases six engaging episodes: “Follow The Leader,” “The Wubbzy Shuffle,” “Wubbzy The Star,” “Tooth Or Dare,” “Wubbzy’s Makeover” and “Wubbzy Bounces Back” – plus a special bonus seventh episode, “Wubbzy The Hero.”  In these fun-filled adventures, Wubbzy helps baby chirpees who’ve lost their mother, Widget builds a robot to teach a lesson about cheating, Daizy gets a visit from a fill-in Tooth Fairy, the town of Wuzzleburg misunderstands a friendly dinosaur game, and everybody has fun on the first day of spring!  Plenty of singing, dancing and learning is in store for preschoolers and families in this first Wubbzy DVD collection chosen by fans themselves!

“‘The Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!’ team has embraced social media since Wubbzy’s launch in 2005 and it is exciting to have our Wubbzy fans guide the episode selection on Anchor Bay’s newest DVD,” said Susan Miller, CEO of Bolder Media, Inc.

“Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!,”a hit with young viewers and their families since its 2006 TV premiere on Nickelodeon, currently airs daily on Nick Jr.  Wubbzy is a fun, lovable, curious little guy who just likes to play, play, play with his friends in the eye-popping town of Wuzzleburg.  The top-rated series supports preschool social skills – sharing, listening, compromising, helping and appreciating others, self-awareness and the use of humor as a coping skill.

Although their world is more fanciful and imaginative than our own, Wubbzy and his friends deal with the same social and developmental issues faced by preschoolers.  They learn how they fit into a group, how to understand their own feelings and those of others, how to get along with one another and about the value of friendship and community.

“Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” is produced by Bolder Media, Inc. in association with Starz Media’s Film Roman Animation Studio.  It is a worldwide hit that is broadcast in 100+ countries.  Susan Miller (co-producer of Ella Enchanted) and Fred Seibert (executive producer of “The FairlyOdd Parents”) are the executive producers of the show created by Emmy Award winner Bob Boyle (producer of “The FairlyOdd Parents”). 

Source: Anchor Bay Entertainment

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