SHOWTIME LIBRARY - INCLUDING DEXTER, WEEDS AND NURSE JACKIE - TO HIT RETAIL THROUGHOUT 2011
Apparel, Posters, Calendars, Kitchenware and More to Feature Network's Popular Shows
NEW YORK - February 22, 2011 - Some of the most popular SHOWTIME programming will be brought to retail throughout 2011 by CBS Consumer Products. Fans of Dexter, Weeds, Nurse Jackie, The L Word®, The Tudors and more will soon be treated to a wide line of merchandise including posters, kitchenware, clothing and greeting cards. New licensed products from Showtime will soon be available at retail stores around the world.
"We're having a wonderful time introducing the Showtime slate to some of our favorite partners who have, in turn, developed creative, fun, sometimes edgy product that fits so well with the Showtime brand," said Liz Kalodner, Executive Vice President and General Manager of CBS Consumer Products.
Details of the upcoming Showtime licensees and their products include:
ThinkGeek will take the world's most likeable serial killer and create all-new glassware, coasters and aprons based on Dexter. The products will be available worldwide.
Jerry Leigh will create men's apparel based on Californication, Showtime Championship Boxing, Dexter, Nurse Jackie, The L Word, The Real L Word, The Tudors and Weeds for sale in the U.S.
Global Prints will create Weeds posters, art prints and postcards available in the U.S. and Canada.
MusicSkins will offer Californication, Dexter, Nurse Jackie, The L Word, The Tudors and Weeds vinyl skins worldwide.
Culturenik will produce Dexter giftware in the U.S.
NobleWorks will produce Weeds greeting cards in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.
Rizzoli Calendars will offer Dexter and The Tudors calendars in the U.S., Canada, United Kingdom and New Zealand.
Hallmark will create Dexter greeting cards for sale in the U.S. and Canada.
About CBS Consumer Products
CBS Consumer Products manages worldwide licensing and merchandising for a diverse slate of television brands and series from CBS, CBS Television Studios and CBS Television Distribution, as well as from the company's extensive library of titles, Showtime and CBS Films. Additionally, the group oversees online sales of programming merchandise.
For more information, visit http://www.cbsconsumerproducts.com/.