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[06/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Kids Will Cheer, Moms Will Cringe When They Fly Into the Danger Zone with the Envelope-Pushing Phenomenon That Changed Television Forever

[via press release from Universal Studios Home Entertainment]

KIDS WILL CHEER, MOMS WILL CRINGE WHEN THEY FLY INTO THE DANGER ZONE WITH THE ENVELOPE-PUSHING PHENOMENON THAT CHANGED TELEVISION FOREVER

FEAR FACTOR: THE FIRST SEASON

All Nine Original Episodes Now Available on DVD From Universal Studios Home Entertainment Now You Can Enter the Fear Factor Sweepstakes to Experience Fear Factor Live at the Universal Orlando Resort

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- June 30, 2006 -- Re-experience the thrill of the outrageous television series that galvanized a nation in the original, riveting moments of Fear Factor: The First Season now on DVD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. This two-disc collection contains the nine heart-stopping, pulse-pounding episodes that started the Fear Factor phenomenon. Each installment features three outrageous, over-the-top stunts that range from death-defying acrobatics to hilariously stomach-turning feasts, all forcing the participants to square off with their most primal fears. Squirm-inducing and compulsively watchable, Fear Factor: The First Season includes a preview of the most memorable moments from Fear Factor: The Second Season. The two-DVD set is priced at $29.98 and hits retail shelves just in time to rev fans up for all new episodes on Tuesdays on NBC!

On Fear Factor: The First Season, contestants muster all their courage and determination to take on some of the most extreme challenges ever seen on television, from car crashes previously performed only by top stunt professionals to a deep, dark cavern crawling with ravenous rats to a toast with a glassful of squirming "Wormtinis." If their fears get the best of them and they fail the mission, they are immediately eliminated, until just one entrant is left standing. Nominated for five Teen Choice Awards, two Kids' Choice Awards and a People's Choice Award, Fear Factor received the 2003 Teen Choice Award for Grossest Reality Moment (Miss USA contestants eating squid guts!)

And now you can register to win a vacation for four and experience Fear Factor Live at Universal Orlando Resort! Grand Prize includes: 4 day/3 night vacation package with hotel accommodations, theme park admission, and more! Log onto to www.FearFactorDVD.com to register for your chance to win!*

SYNOPSIS

Is Fear Factor for you? Find out as you watch all the outrageous stunts, creepy insects and high-flying acrobatics of Season One- on DVD for the first time ever! This exciting two-disc collection captures every heart-stopping, pulse-pounding Season One episode where players attempt thrilling stunts that challenge their worst fears. Now you can relive all the whacky, wild, and gross moments of this smash-hit show that will have you squirming in your seat!

For more information please visit: www.FearFactorDVD.com

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
DVD
Street Date: June 27, 2006
Pre-Order Close: May 23, 2006
Copyright: 2006 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Price: $29.98 SRP
Selection Number: 30644
Running Time: Disc 1: 3 hours, 39 minutes; Disc 2: 3 hours, 39 minutes
Layers: DVD-9 (Single Sided)
Aspect Ratio: Full Screen (1:33:1)
Rating: Not Rated
Technical Info: English Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English SDH

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.

* NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN in the Fear Factor Sweepstakes. Open to legal residents of U.S. and DC (excluding PR), Age 21+. Void in PR and where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins 12:01a.m. (ET) 6/27/06, ends 11:59p.m. (ET) 1/15/07. Subject to Official Rules available at www.FearFactorDVD.com . Sponsor: Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & � 2006 Universal Studios.





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