files/pictures/picture-35.jpgPress Release from Big Idea Entertainment
FRANKLIN, TN (April 11, 2011) Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today delivery of mobile-based VeggieTales content to fans and audiences nationwide via a VeggieTales channel on Sprint TV.
The VeggieTales channel features complete shows of Big Idea Entertainment’s best-selling silly songs and DVD content including, Pistachio: The Little Boy That Woodn’t, Sweetpea Beauty: A Girl After God’s Own Heart, Gideon: Tuba Warrior, Josh and the Big Wall!, Saint Nicholas: A Story of Joyful Giving and The Star of Christmas among others. In addition, Sprint TV will organize a “free preview” week for Sprint phone customers from April 18 to 24 so they can access a clip of the popular VeggieTales: An Easter Carol DVD if they text VEGGIE to 43888 on their phone. Both new partnerships coincide with the marketing campaign and social networking Big Idea Entertainment has organized for their most recent Easter-themed DVD release, VeggieTales: ‘Twas The Night Before Easter.
“Bringing VeggieTales stories and songs to the mobile platform is the perfect solution for busy families,” said Leslie Ferrell, General Manager of Big Idea Entertainment. “Now moms, dads and kids can enjoy VeggieTales anytime and anywhere on their Sprint devices”.
About Big Idea Entertainment
Big Idea Entertainment is a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands. Since 1993, Big Idea’s best-selling animated series VeggieTalesÒ has sold 54+ million videos, 13 million books and more than 7 million CDs. VeggieTales and Big Idea’s property, 3-2-1 Penguins!,enjoyed four seasons as top-rated series on NBC Saturday mornings, Telemundo and ION TV via the quboÒchildren’s programming block. The studio's two theatrical releases, Jonah-A VeggieTales Movie (2002), and Universal Pictures' and Big Idea's The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything A VeggieTales Movie (2008), are distinguished among the top ten most successful faith-based films of all time. Big Idea also maintains an extensive presence in publishing, licensing and live entertainment arenas. For more information on Big Idea Entertainment, visit: www.veggietales.com