The first Canadian DVD release of pre-school hit In The Night Garden has been set for next month, courtesy of Nelvana Enterprises.
Launched under Nelvana's Treehouse Presents label, the initial DVD - Welcome to the Garden - features four episodes and will release on April 28th.
The DVD series will be distributed by Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada. Nelvana acquired the Canadian home entertainment rights from BBC Worldwide Americas and further DVD releases are planned for autumn 2009 and beyond.
"We are delighted to bring In The Night Garden to the home entertainment market in Canada under the Treehouse Presents banner, and to work with such accomplished partners as BBC Worldwide and Universal Studios Canada," said Peter Maule, VP of worldwide home entertainment and digital media, Nelvana.
"We are confident that the DVD series will be a big success with both kids and parents."