Press Release from Nickelodeon:
New York – Come discover the vibrant 3D underwater world of a group of diverse preschoolers with colorful fish tails in the brand-new DVD, Bubble Guppies. Set to a soundtrack of catchy pop songs, Bubble Guppies infuses the core elements of kindergarten readiness, including: math, literacy, the arts, science and socio-emotional development. The DVD features a special double-length episode, “Bubble Puppy’s Fin-Tastic Fairytale,” guest-starring Wanda Sykes. The episode will premiere in prime-time on Sunday, Feb. 19, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon. In addition, families can enjoy two extra Bubble Guppies episodes, and DVD exclusive special features including a “Create Your Own Bubble Guppy” game, karaoke music videos and a jukebox song selection. Bubble Guppies closed 2011 as the top preschool series across all TV with kids 2-5. Bubble Guppies will be released by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution on May 1, 2012, and sold for the suggested retail price of $16.99.
Bubble Guppies Episode Synopses:
Bubble Puppy’s Fin-Tastic Fairy Tale! (Double-Length Episode) Once upon a time, Molly and Gil went up a hill to fetch a pail of water. But when a mean Witch, played by Wanda Sykes, turns Bubble Puppy into a frog, Molly and Gil enlist the help of some famous fairytale friends to undo her mean green spell. They better work fast or else no one in the Enchanted Forest will live happily ever after!
Bubble Puppy Gil wants to adopt a puppy after seeing one he really likes at the adoption center, but the Bubble Guppies have to learn how to take care of a pet before he can bring it home.
Bubble Bites Ms. Pinkytoe, a friendly crab, gives Gil a few Bubble Bites to feed to Bubble Puppy. Bubble Puppy wants more food so the guppies head to the supermarket. They discover there is one box of Bubble Bites left and both Gil and Ms. Pinkytoe want it, so they must compete in a Bubble Bites biathlon. Will Gil get more Bubble Bites to feed Bubble Puppy? Or will Ms. Pinkytoe get them for her dog, Bud?
About Nickelodeon: Nickelodeon, now in its 32nd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution: Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom, a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.