Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has officially announced the first DVD release for the new ‘Wacky Races’ cartoon. The Season 1, Volume 1 DVD “Start Your Engines” will be available to own beginning April 24, 2018 and will feature 10 episodes. Continue after the jump to read the full announcement for the release including episode listings and more.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
START YOUR ENGINES
SEASON 1 VOLUME 1
THE NEW ANIMATED RACING ADVENTURE SERIES
DASHES TO DVD
APRIL 24, 2018
FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
DVD Features 10 Exciting Episodes
BURBANK, CA (January 19, 2018) – Rev up your engines and get ready for a thrilling ride! Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s (WBHE) release of Wacky Races: Start Your Engines Season 1 Volume 1 is speeding its way onto DVD April 24, 2018. From Warner Bros. Animation, the legendary Hanna-Barbera animated series is back and better than ever, in an all-new, reimagined edition the whole family can enjoy together. Everyone’s favorite wacky racers from the original series are back and they’re hitting the road with a brand-new set of vehicles, colorful characters and adventures that will appeal to all ages. Wacky Races: Start Your Engines Season 1 Volume 1 will feature 10 exciting episodes. The DVD will retail for $14.97 SRP. All episodes featured on Wacky Races: Start Your Engines Season 1 Volume 1 are also available to own on Digital HD via purchase from digital retailers.
Inspired by the classic series, these 10 adventures are jam-packed with fast, furious fun! Featuring a talented voice cast that includes Diedrich Bader, Nicole Parker, Peter Woodward, Billy West and Tom Kenny, your favorite racers like Penelope Pitstop, Peter Perfect, the diabolical Dick Dastardly and his snickering side-kick Mutley are here – alongside new-comers Patty Pending, Princess Mimi and Captain Crankshaft and his Skeleton Crew. Race around the world with this wacky bunch, where the laps and the laughs don’t end ‘til the finish line!
“The original Wacky Races was loved by audiences for its colorful characters, outlandish race cars and vibrant animation. We are excited to release this contemporary version of the classic series to a brand-new generation of viewers,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Vice President Family & Animation Marketing. She added, “We think parents who grew up with this classic will be delighted to share this fresh, fun and new take with their children.”
Wacky Races: Start Your Engines Season 1 Volume 1 featured episodes:
Ya Win Some, Ya Luge Some
So Far to Mardi Gras
Yes, We Canyon
Smokey and the Racers
All 10 episodes featured on Wacky Races: Start Your Engines Season 1 Volume 1 will be available to own on April 10, 2018 on Digital HD. Digital HD allows consumers to instantly stream and download all episodes to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices. Digital HD is available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, CinemaNow, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others.
About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s TV series include Justice League Action, Teen Titans Go!, Unikitty! and the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls for Cartoon Network; Be Cool Scooby-Doo!, Bunnicula, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, The Tom and Jerry Show, New Looney Tunes and Wacky Races for Boomerang; Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim; Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix; Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders for the upcoming DC-branded digital service; Animaniacs for Hulu. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray® and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).
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About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.