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[08/31/06 - 12:00 AM]
Two Landmark Series That Helped Define the '90s Make Their Highly-Anticipated DVD Debut, ''Beverly Hills 90210(Tm) the Complete First Season'' and ''Melrose Place(Tm) the Complete First Season''

[via press release from Paramount Home Entertainment]

Two Landmark Series That Helped Define the '90s Make Their Highly-Anticipated DVD Debut, ``BEVERLY HILLS 90210(TM) The Complete First Season'' and ``MELROSE PLACE(TM) The Complete First Season''

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2006-- The Television Sensations Arrive November 7, 2006 Packed with Special Features Including Behind-the-Scenes Footage, Character Profiles and Much More

Two pop culture phenomena that became the guilty pleasure of legions of fans in the 1990s make their long-awaited DVD debuts when "BEVERLY HILLS 90210 The Complete First Season" and "MELROSE PLACE The Complete First Season" arrive on November 7, 2006 from CBS DVD and Paramount Home Entertainment. From legendary Executive Producer Aaron Spelling and Creator Darren Star ("Sex And The City"), "BEVERLY HILLS 90210" and "MELROSE PLACE" were two of the definitive shows of their decade, compelling viewers to rearrange their schedules to tune in each week. Before "The OC" and "Laguna Beach," "BEVERLY HILLS 90210" pioneered the teen drama, tackling serious issues as well as the love triangles, personal crises and teen tragedies of a group of privileged students at West Beverly High School. A sexy spin-off of "BEVERLY HILLS 90210," "MELROSE PLACE" became the standard bearer for shocking plot twists and steamy storylines as it followed the trials and tribulations of a group of young people living in a trendy southern California neighborhood.

The "BEVERLY HILLS 90210 The Complete First Season" DVD is a six-disc set featuring all 22 episodes plus a wealth of cool special features including "Beginnings With Darren Star," character profiles, commentary by Star on select episodes, behind-the-scenes footage and more. The eight-disc "MELROSE PLACE" DVD set includes all 32 sensationally dramatic episodes as well as revealing special features including featurettes on the residents of Melrose Place, the style of the show and the notorious Amanda Woodward, behind-the-scenes footage and more. Each set will be available for the suggested retail price of $61.99 U.S./C$68.99 Canada and they will also be available together in a two-pack called "THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL" for the suggested retail price of $108.99 U.S./C$122.99 Canada.

One of the landmark shows of the 1990s, "BEVERLY HILLS 90210" quickly became an important fixture on Fox and in the popular discourse of adolescents and young adults. The first season's main characters, Dylan, Kelly, Donna, Steve, David, Andrea and twins Brandon and Brenda, all attended high school in ultra-rich Beverly Hills. Brandon and Brenda Walsh and their parents, transplants from Minneapolis, were the stable nuclear family with strong values; their home was a safe haven for the whole gang and the center of much of the drama. The show dealt with a steady stream of love triangles and other romantic entanglements and touched on more serious issues as well.

"MELROSE PLACE" follows the lives and loves of a group of young people living in an apartment building in a trendy neighborhood in California. The show was a spin off of "Beverly Hills 90210" and guest starred Heather Locklear as the scheming Amanda Woodward, head of her own advertising agency and eventual owner of the apartment building.

"BEVERLY HILLS 90210 The Complete First Season" is a six-disc collection presented in full screen with Dolby Digital English Stereo. The DVD is not rated in the U.S. and rated PG (mature theme) in Canada. Special features are not rated and some are not closed captioned. Music has been changed for this home entertainment version. The total running time is 17 hours, 48 minutes. TM & (C) Torand Productions Inc. All rights reserved. The DVD disc breakdown is as follows:

Disc One: -- Pilot Parts 1 and 2 -- Commentary by Creator Darren Star -- The Green Room -- Every Dream Has Its Price

Disc Two: -- The First Time -- One On One -- Higher Education -- Perfect Mom

Disc Three: -- Seventeen Year Itch -- The Gentle Art Of Listening -- Isn't It Romantic? -- B.Y.O.B.

Disc Four: -- One Man And A Baby -- Slumber Party -- East Side Story -- Palm Springs Weekend

Disc Five: -- Fame Is Where You Find It -- Stand (Up) And Deliver -- It's Only A Test -- April Is The Cruelest Month

Disc Six: -- Spring Training -- Spring Dance -- Commentary by Creator Darren Star -- Home Again

Special Features: -- "Beginnings With Darren Star" Featurette -- "Meet The Class Of West Beverly High": -- Brandon -- Brenda -- Dylan -- Kelly -- Steve -- Andrea -- David -- Donna -- "90210 Behind The Scenes" Featurette -- Looking Back - Season One - The Recap

"MELROSE PLACE The Complete First Season" is an eight-disc collection presented in full screen with Dolby Digital English Stereo. The DVD is not rated in the U.S. and rated PG in Canada. Special features are not rated and some are not closed captioned. Music has been changed for this home entertainment version. The total running time is 25 hours, 10 minutes. TM & (C) Spelling Television Inc. A CBS Company. All rights reserved. The DVD disc breakdown is as follows:

Disc One: -- Pilot -- Friends And Lovers -- Lost And Found -- For Love Or Money

Disc Two: -- Leap Of Faith -- Second Chances -- My Way -- Lonely Hearts

Special Feature: -- "Beginnings" Mini-Featurette

Disc Three: -- Responsibly Yours -- Burned -- A Promise Broken -- Polluted Affairs

Special Feature: -- "Friends & Neighbors" Mini-Featurette

Disc Four: -- Dreams Come True -- Drawing The Line -- House Of God -- The Whole Truth

Special Feature: -- "Neighbors & Friends" Mini-Featurette

Disc Five: -- Jake vs. Jake -- A Melrose Christmas -- Single White Sister -- Peanut Butter And Jealousy

Special Features: -- Season One - Episode Guide -- Melrose Place: Behind The Scenes

Disc Six: -- Picture Imperfect -- Three's A Crowd -- My New Partner -- Bye Bye Billy

Special Feature: -- "Amanda" Mini-Featurette

Disc Seven: -- Irreconcilable Similarities -- End Game -- The Test -- Pushing Boundaries

Special Feature: -- "Melrose Place: New Style Profile" Mini-Featurette

Disc Eight: -- Pas De Trois -- Carpe Diem -- State Of Need -- Suspicious Minds

CBS DVD is part of CBS Consumer Products, a unit of CBS Enterprises, which manages the worldwide licensing, merchandising and video activities for a diverse slate of properties owned or controlled by the CBS Corporation. Additional information is available by visiting www.CBS.com.

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BEVERLY HILLS 90210 THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON Street Date: November 7, 2006 Prebook: September 26, 2006 Pricing: $61.99 U.S./$68.99 Canada Runtime: 17 hours, 48 minutes U.S. Rating: Not Rated Canadian Rating: PG -- Mature theme

MELROSE PLACE THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON Street Date: November 7, 2006 Prebook: September 26, 2006 Pricing: $61.99 U.S./$68.99 Canada Runtime: 25 hours, 10 minutes U.S. Rating: Not Rated Canadian Rating: PG

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL PACK (includes "Beverly Hills 90210(TM)" and "Melrose Place(TM)") Street Date: November 7, 2006 Prebook: September 26, 2006 Pricing: $108.99 U.S./$122.99 Canada





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