Lionsgate Entertainment has informed retailers that Jim Henson's Animal Show with Stinky and Jake is coming to DVD! "Jim Henson's Animal Show: Lions, Tigers and Bears!" will hit DVD stores on April 13, 2010. This single-disc title runs over 120-minutes and contains five full-length episodes of the Henson Company series.
Hosted by Stinky the Skunk and Jake the Polar Bear, "Animal Show" welcomes guests of the animal kingdom to the furriest talk show to ever hit the airwaves. There's music and merriment in this show that has the animal world roaring. The episodes included on this first-ever DVD release from "Jim Henson's Animal Show" are "Zebra & Lion," "Tiger & Tiger Beetle," "Raccoon & Polar Bear," "Chimpanzee & Hyena," and "Grizzly Bear & Hedgehog."
On the same day, Lionsgate will also be releasing another single-DVD Henson Company title, Song of the Cloud Forest, which will contain two additional episodes of Jim Henson's Animal Show as a bonus: "Owl & Frog" and "Kangaroo & Frog". Lionsgate is planning to release these special DVDs just in time for Earth Day 2010, and I will be sure to keep you updated as more information on these exciting Henson Company titles become available.