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06.09.2009

NEW DRAMA. SAME ZIP CODE. - 90210: THE FIRST SEASON

The Hip, Sexy Drama Arrives On DVD In Style August 11
From CBS Home Entertainment And Paramount Home Entertainment

-- Bonus Features Include Cast-Hosted Featurettes, Set Tours And Cast Commentaries --

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (June 9, 2009) - Experience a whole new generation of love triangles, dark secrets and personal drama as 90210: THE FIRST SEASON arrives on DVD August 11 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. 

An edgy, contemporary spin-off of the iconic series Beverly Hills 90210TM90210: THE FIRST SEASON brings West Beverly High into the 21st century with a hot, fresh, young sexy cast that includes Shenae Grimes (Degrassi: The Next Generation), Tristan Wilds (The Wire), AnnaLynne McCord (Nip/Tuck), Rob Estes (Melrose Place TM), Lori Loughlin (Full House), Jessica Walter (Arrested Development), Dustin Milligan (The Messengers), Michael Steger (The Man Under The Tree), Jessica Stroup (Prom Night), Ryan Eggold (Dirt), and Jessica Lowndes (Greek). 

In addition to all 23 dramatic episodes, 90210: THE FIRST SEASON DVD set offers loads of cast-hosted special features, including "Codes of Behavior," a guide on how to survive at West Beverly hosted by Lowndes; "A Day in the Life of Ryan Eggold," featuring the actor who plays teacher Ryan Matthews; set tours of West Beverly High led by Steger and Milligan and of the Mansion and Peach Pit led by Wilds; featurettes on 90210's music and fashion; featurette "The Revival Of A Classic: Making 90210" explaining the origin of the new series; and cast commentaries on selected episodes.

In a zip code best known for beemers, bad boys and beautiful babes, sweet and friendly siblings Annie (Grimes) and Dixon (Wilds) relocate with their parents to Beverly Hills from Kansas and quickly realize how much their lives are about to change.  The teens are in for major culture shock as they meet their new classmates, including spoiled rich girl Naomi (McCord), popular jock Ethan (Milligan), aspiring journalist Navid (Steger) and rebel blogger Silver (Stroup).  The series premiere was The CW's highest-rated scripted debut ever, with 4.6 million viewers.

90210: THE FIRST SEASON is a six-disc DVD set presented in Widescreen with English 5.1, English Stereo and English, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese subtitles.  The DVD is Not Rated in the U.S. and rated PG in Canada with a total running time of approximately 16 hours.  The set will be available for the suggested retail price of $54.99 US and $57.99 CAN.

The DVD disc breakdowns are as follows:

Disc One:

• We're Not In Kansas Anymore / The Jet Set

• Lucky Strike

• The Bubble

• Special Feature

• Set Tour: West Beverly High

Disc Two:

• Wide Awake And Dreaming

• Model Behavior

• Hollywood Forever

• Commentary by Michael Steger, Dustin Milligan, Jessica Stroup & Ryan Eggold

• There's No Place Like Homecoming

• Special Feature

• Set Tour: The Peach Pit

Disc Three:

• Secret And Lies

• Games People Play 

• That Which We Destroy

• Hello, Goodbye, Amen

• Special Feature

• Set Tour: The Mansion

Disc Four:

• Love Me Or Leave Me

• By Accident

• Help Me, Rhonda

• Of Heartbreaks And Hotels

• Special Features:

• A Day In The Life Of Ryan Eggold

• The Music Of 90210

Disc Five:

• Life's A Drag

• Off The Rails

• Commentary by Michael Steger, Dustin Milligan, Jessica Stroup & Ryan Eggold

• Okaeri, Donna!

• Between A Sign And A Hard Place

• Special Features:

• Codes Of Behavior

• Fitting In: The Fashion Of 90210

Disc Six:

• The Dionysian Debacle

• The Party's Over

• Zero Tolerance

• One Party Can Ruin Your Whole Summer

• Special Feature

• The Revival Of A Classic: Making 90210

CBS Home Entertainment manages the worldwide DVD and Blu-ray businesses 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.  

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.

Paramount Home Entertainment has a new art website called ARC: https://arc.paramount.com

90210: THE FIRST SEASON

Street Date: August 11, 2009

Pricing: $54.99 US/ $57.99 CAN

Catalog #: 142394

Runtime: Approx. 16 hours

U.S. Rating: Not Rated

Canadian Rating: PG

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Press:

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