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In Time for the Holidays, the Leading British TV Specialist Features Collections of Agatha Christie's Poirot, Upstairs, Downstairs, Jeeves & Wooster, WWII Docs, and More
*Limited DVD sets are available for gift guides
SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Offering a treasure trove of gift possibilities for Anglophiles and lovers of British mysteries, dramas, documentaries and comedies, leading British TV specialist Acorn, an RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLJE) brand, features several value-priced DVD collections in time for the holidays. Acorn has something for everyone on your list. For mystery lovers, the bonus-packed Agatha Christie's Poirot, Complete Cases Collection features the remarkable 25-year run of fan favorite David Suchet as Agatha Christie's iconic detective. For period drama lovers, Upstairs, Downstairs is considered one of the best series of all-time, and The Ultimate Collection features the entire five series, 25+ hours of bonus features, and the spin-off series Thomas & Sarah. For comedy lovers, Jeeves & Wooster Complete Collection features all four series of the beloved P.G. Wodehouse comedy starring Hugh Laurie (House) and Stephen Fry. For documentary lovers, the Secret History of World War II features three fascinating, recent multi-episode documentaries exploring little-known details of World War II.
Called the "chief curators of the best Brit TV" by TIME magazine, RLJ Entertainment's Acorn brand holds exclusive North American distribution rights to many of the most beloved British programs of all-time, which are available for broadcast television, in lavishly packaged DVDs/Blu-rays, and via Acorn TV, the premier British TV-focused streaming service in North America at Acorn.TV.
Acorn's value-priced 2014 collections:
Acorn's DVD sets are available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, as well as other retailers, catalog companies, and direct from Acorn at (888) 870-8047 or AcornOnline.com.
ABOUT RLJ ENTERTAINMENT
RLJ Entertainment, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLJE) is a premier independent owner, developer, licensee and distributor of entertainment content and programming in primarily North America, the United Kingdom and Australia with over 5,300 exclusive titles. RLJE is a leader in numerous genres via its owned and distributed brands such as Acorn (British TV), Image (feature films, stand-up comedy), One Village (urban), Acacia (fitness), Athena (documentaries) and Madacy (gift sets). These titles are distributed in multiple formats including broadcast television (including satellite and cable), theatrical and non-theatrical, DVD, Blu-Ray, digital download and digital streaming.
Via its relationship with Agatha Christie Limited, a company that RLJE owns 64% of, RLJE manages the intellectual property and publishing rights to some of the greatest works of mystery fiction, including stories of the iconic sleuths Miss Marple and Poirot. RLJE also owns all rights to the hit UK mystery series Foyle's War.
RLJE leverages its management experience to acquire, distribute and monetize existing and original content for its many distribution channels, including its branded digital subscription channels, Acorn TV and Acacia TV, and engages distinct audiences with programming that appeals directly to their unique viewing interests. Through its proprietary e-commerce web sites and print catalogs for the Acorn and Acacia brands, RLJE has direct contacts and billing relationships with millions of consumers.
*Limited DVD sets are available for gift guides
CONTACT: RLJE Press Contact: Chad Campbell, ccampbell@RLJEntertainment.com
Source:RLJ Entertainment, Inc.