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[06/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
Emmy Award(R) -Winning Epic Tales of the Supernatural Produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment -- Amazing Stories: The Complete First Season

[via press release from CBS]

EMMY AWARD� -WINNING EPIC TALES OF THE SUPERNATURAL PRODUCED BY STEVEN SPIELBERG'S AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT -- AMAZING STORIES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON

All 24 Thrilling, Star-Studded Episodes Appear on DVD July 18, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- June 21, 2006 -- Two-dozen classic and thrilling episodes of Amazing Stories: The Complete First Season, digitally remastered and presented in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound for the first time ever, materialize on DVD July 18, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. This extraordinary Emmy� Award-winning anthology series was created as a showcase for "modern day campfire stories" that would astonish and surprise viewers. Directed by and starring some of Hollywood's top talent, each episode in this groundbreaking series creates a self-contained fantasy world that will leave viewers wide-eyed, awestruck and breathlessly awaiting the next timeless story.

Produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment, Amazing Stories: The Complete First Season spotlights the talents of some of Hollywood's best-known directors including Danny DeVito, Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese, Robert Zemeckis, Burt Reynolds, Timothy Hutton, and Spielberg himself, with outstanding performances from Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Sheen, Tim Robbins, Kevin Costner and John Lithgow (in an Emmy�-winning star turn). Amazing Stories: The Complete First Season won five Emmys�, having been nominated for twelve including an Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series nomination for Steven Spielberg. The four DVD set features 25 deleted scenes and is priced at $49.98 SRP. Preorder close is June 13, 2006.

SYNOPSIS
Enter the extraordinary, supernatural world of Steven Spielberg with all 24 episodes of the complete first season of Amazing Stories. Created by and featuring some of the greatest talents in Hollywood, these original tales delivered a groundbreaking and imaginatively unique show every week. Digitally remastered and presented in Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound for the first time ever, the DVD release includes out-of-this-world deleted scenes you won't want to miss!

FEATURE TECHNICAL INFORMATION
DVD
Street Date: July 18, 2006
Pre-Order Close: June 13, 2006
Copyright: 2006 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Price: $49.98 SRP
Selection Number: 25263
Running Time: 10 Hours 21 Minutes
Layers: DVD-9
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1 (Full Frame)
Rating: Not Rated
Technical Info: English Dolby Digital 5. 1 Surround; English SDH; Spanish Subtitles

For artwork or screeners, please log on to our Web site at www.ushepublicity.com or fax your request to Universal Studios Home Entertainment Publicity at (818) 866-0226.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and Entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% owned by Vivendi.





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