WKRP in Cincinnati – Season 1 Press Release
One Of The Most Requested Programs From Fox Home Entertainment Tops The Charts On DVD April 24, With Commentaries, Featurettes and More
CENTURY CITY, Calif. – Don’t touch that dial! Dr. Johnny Fever, Venus Flytrap and the whole gang are back on the air when “WKRP In Cincinnati” Season One hits DVD April 24 from Fox Home Entertainment. Nominated for 10 EmmyƆ Awards during its run from 1978 to 1982 – including three back-to-back nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series – “WKRP In Cincinnati” follows the hilarious misadventures of the staff at a struggling Cincinnati radio station as their new program director tries every trick in the book to make the station a financial and commercial success. Starring blonde bombshell Loni Anderson (“So NoTORIous,” A Night At The Roxbury), Howard Hesseman (“Head of the Class,” About Schmidt) and Tim Reid (“That ’70s Show,” “Sister, Sister”), “WKRP In Cincinnati” featured some of the most memorable characters in television sitcom history including the sultry receptionist Jennifer Marlowe, the lovable veteran DJ Dr. Johnny Fever and the soulful evening DJ Venus Flytrap. The long-awaited, three-disc “WKRP In Cincinnati” Season One DVD set includes all 22 episodes from the series’ laugh-out-loud first season, including the infamous “Turkeys Away” episode, as well as never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes featurettes and audio commentaries with creator Hugh Wilson and cast members Loni Anderson, Tim Reid and Frank Bonner. “WKRP In Cincinnati” Season One will be available to own for $39.98 US/$54.98 Canada. Prebook is March 28, 2007.
Marketing Support:
Fox Home Entertainment will support the release of the “WKRP In Cincinnati” Season One with a multifaceted marketing program, including extensive radio, online and publicity campaigns.
We’re on the air! “WKRP In Cincinnati,” classic TV’s wildest, funniest, rock’n’roll sitcom is here at last on DVD. Join WKRP’s hilarious staff – program director Andy Travis, deejays Dr. Johnny Fever and Venus Flytrap, neurotic newsman Les Nessman, sultry receptionist Jennifer Marlowe and the rest – both on and off the air, as they take their floundering station from hard times to hard rock. Starring Howard Hesseman and Loni Anderson, this is the one show that has it all. So, set that dial for “WKRP In Cincinnati” …and turn it up, man!
“WKRP In Cincinnati” Season One DVD Special Features And Disc Content Specifics: “WKRP In Cincinnati” episodes are compiled on three discs and include English Dolby Stereo audio with Spanish subtitles, and are presented in full screen format. In addition, the following episodes and special features are exclusive to each disc:
Disc One – Side A
“Pilot (1)”
Commentary with Creator Hugh Wilson and Cast Members Loni Anderson and Hugh Wilson
“Pilot (2)”
“Les On A Ledge”
“Hoodlum Rock”
Disc One – Side B
“Bailey’s Show”
“Turkeys Away”
Commentary with Creator Hugh Wilson and Cast Members Loni Anderson and Hugh Wilson
“Love Returns”
Disc Two – Side A
“Mama’s Review”
“A Date With Jennifer”
“The Contest Nobody Could Win”
Disc Two – Side B
“Goodbye, Johnny”
“Johnny Comes Back”
“Never Leave Me, Lucille”
“I Want To Keep My Baby”
Disc Three – Side A
“A Commercial Break”
“Who Is Gordon Sims?”
“I Do, I Do… For Now”
Disc Three – Side B
“Young Master Carlson”
“Fish Story”
“The Preacher”
“Do My Eyes Say Yes?” Featurette
“A ‘Fish Story’ Story” Featurette