BELLY UP TO THE BAR AND TOAST THE MULTIPLE EMMY® AWARD-WINNING SERIES - CHEERS™: THE NINTH SEASON
Highly Anticipated Ninth Season Debuts on DVD April 29
Five Disc Set Features Series' 200th Episode
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - April 1, 2008 - It's the cozy little Boston bar where everybody knows your name. Welcome back to CHEERS - the Emmy® Award-winning smash-hit television series that kept the laughs uncorked for 11 seasons. Featuring a stellar ensemble cast including Ted Danson, Kelsey Grammer, Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger, George Wendt and Bebe Neuwirth, CHEERS: THE NINTH SEASON arrives on April 29 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment.
Season nine marked the year the series ranked number one in the ratings, and earned the show four more Emmys including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Direction (James Burrows), Outstanding Lead Actress (Alley) and Outstanding Supporting Actress (Neuwirth). Former series regular Shelley Long also made a long-awaited return during an NBC special celebrating "Cheers'" landmark 200th episode.
Attracting a plethora of talent from all walks of life, CHEERS: THE NINTH SEASON featured a variety of guest stars including Arsenio Hall, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Boston Celtic great Kevin McHale and former Massachusetts Governor and presidential candidate Michael Dukakis, among others. Packaged on five DVDs featuring 25 episodes plus the one-hour 200th anniversary special, CHEERS: THE NINTH SEASON will be available for the suggested retail price of $42.99 US and $47.99 CAN.
CHEERS: THE NINTH SEASON is a five-disc set presented in full screen with English Stereo. The DVD is not rated in the U.S. and rated PG in Canada. The total running time is 10 hours, 29 minutes. The DVD disc breakdown is as follows:
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CHEERS: THE NINTH SEASON
Street Date: April 29, 2008
Pricing: $42.99 US/ $47.99 CAN
Catalog #: 132734
Runtime: 10 hours, 29 min
U.S. Rating: Not Rated
Canadian Rating: PG