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"Fame" TV Series to DVD

By admin Published: July 13, 2009

The first two seasons, in a nine-disc set, arrives Sept. 15, not long before the big-screen premiere of the new "Fame" movie. Details from the announcement after the jump.

From the announcement:

Take a seat for the opening act as the students of the New York City High School for the Performing Arts take center stage when “Fame” Season One & Two steals the spotlight on DVD September 15 from MGM Home Entertainment. Known for its outstanding choreography and popular original songs, the critically acclaimed 1980’s hit earned rave reviews and garnered multiple awards, including a Golden Globe® for best TV series comedy/musical in 1983 and again in 1984, instantly establishing a dedicated fan base across the world. Based on the beloved motion picture with the same name, “Fame” brings drama, music and dance to life; Emmy®-award winning choreographer Debbie Allen stars as Lydia Grant, a faculty member who guides the gifted students through discouragement and disappointment as they struggle for a spot in the cutthroat entertainment industry. Ultimately, they learn that although there are many set backs on the treacherous road to stardom, they must follow their dreams to achieve fame.

The DVD releases is timed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.’s reinvention of the original Oscar®-winning* hit film FAME debuting in theaters September 25, 2009.

The “Fame” Season One & Two nine-disc set includes 38 highly energized episodes, including the Emmy® award winning installments “Tomorrow's Farewell,” “Alone In A Crowd,” “Class Act,” “To Soar and Never Falter,” “The Strike” and “Come One, Come All,” plus an exclusive “Fame: Then and Now” featurette and will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.98 U.S./$54.98 Canada for a limited time only. Prebook is August 5.

*1981; Best Original Music, Original Score and Song

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