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05.23.2008

MEET THE ORIGINAL MANHATTAN SINGLETON IN - CAROLINE IN THE CITY: THE FIRST SEASON

Sweet Sarcastic Comedy Comes To Life On DVD For The First Time
 August 12 From CBS Home Entertainment And Paramount Home Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - May 23, 2008 - Before there was "Sex and the City," there was "Caroline in the City."  Get to know the quirky looking-for-love twenty-something all over again when season one of the romantic comedy arrives on DVD August 12 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment.  Winner of the People's Choice AwardÒ for Favorite New TV Comedy Series*, the three-disc CAROLINE IN THE CITY THE FIRST SEASON set includes all 24 episodes.

A hysterical and sarcastic sitcom, "Caroline in the City" follows the many romantic mishaps and hilarious misfortunes of Caroline Duffy and her brood of friends. Lea Thompson (Back to the Future, Some Kind of Wonderful) stars as the neurotic serial cartoonist who uses her life as subject matter for her weekly comic strip.  Caroline's wild best friend Annie (Amy Pietz), ex-boyfriend Del (Eric Lutes) and dead-pan mopey artist Richard (Malcolm Gets) continuously add a little spice - and a little chaos - to her life as she looks for love in the Big Apple.

With select episodes directed by 10 time EmmyÒ award-winning director James Burrows ("Cheers," "Will & Grace"), CAROLINE IN THE CITY THE FIRST SEASON guest stars included a who's who of television fame including David Hyde Pierce ("Frasier"), Jane Leeves ("Frasier"), Matthew Perry ("Friends"), Peter Krause ("Dirty Sexy Money"), Florence Henderson ("The Brady Bunch"), Kathy Griffin ("Suddenly Susan"), John Ratzenberger ("Cheers," Ratatouille) and Jonathan Silverman ("Close To Home," "The Single Guy").

Iconic for its animated opening and bits of Caroline's comic strips intertwined through the show, the first season of CAROLINE IN THE CITY is rated Unrated in the U.S. and rated PG for Mature Theme in Canada.  The total running time is approximately eight hours 53 minutes. The disc breakdown is as follows:

Disc One:

  • Pilot
  • Caroline And The Mugger
  • Caroline And The Gay Art Show
  • Caroline And The Bad Back
  • Caroline And The ATM
  • Caroline And The Folks
  • Caroline And The Opera
  • Caroline And The Balloon   


Disc Two:    

  • Caroline And The Convict
  • Caroline And The Christmas Break
  • Caroline And The Gift
  • Caroline And The Married Man
  • Caroline And The 28 lb. Walleye
  • Caroline And The Watch
  • Caroline And The Bad Date
  • Caroline And The Proposal


Disc Three:             
           

  • Caroline And The Kid
  • Caroline And The Ex-Wife
  • Caroline And The Movie
  • Caroline And The Cereal
  • Caroline And Richard's Mom
  • Caroline And The Bridesmaid
  • Caroline And The Wedding
  • Caroline And The Condom


The set also includes episodic promos for all 24 episodes.

CBS Home Entertainment manages the worldwide DVD business for the CBS Corporation across all lines of content including current hits and classic series from the vast CBS library, as well as new releases from Showtime Video. CBS Home Entertainment products are released on the CBS DVD label.   

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.  PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  PHE is responsible for the worldwide sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Studios, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS, PBS and Hasbro and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.                                                                             

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CAROLINE IN THE CITY THE FIRST SEASON

Street Date: August 12, 2008

Pricing: US $42.99, CAN $44.99

Catalog#: 630474

Runtime: 533: 58

U.S. Rating: Unrated

Canadian Rating: PG, Mature Theme

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Press:

Leslie Ryan
310-264-3406
leslie.ryan@cbs.com