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Power Rangers Distribution Goes to Lionsgate

Lionsgate has obtained the North American distribution rights to Saban Brands’ Power Rangers Samurai franchise.Under the multi-year agreement, Lionsgate is granted all DVD and Blu-ray rights, as well as multiple digital rights for the series “

Under the multi-year agreement, Lionsgate is granted all DVD and Blu-ray rights, as well as multiple digital rights for the series “Power Rangers Samurai,” “Power Rangers Super Samurai,” two Power Rangers holiday specials and a Power Rangers movie special.

"For nearly 20 years, the Power Rangers have been synonymous with teamwork, friendship, fitness and fun. Saban's ‘Power Rangers Samurai’ television series has continued that tradition by providing a humorous action-adventure that kids love with positive messages that parents value," says Anne Parducci, executive vice president of marketing and family entertainment, Lionsgate. "The success of the Nickelodeon television series proves that Samurai has attracted the attention of the millions of people who grew up on the Power Rangers, those who are now parents, and most importantly, a new generation of kids growing up today."

"Now Power Rangers fans everywhere will have the opportunity to watch the Samurai Rangers save the world from evil wherever they want," says Elie Dekel, president, Saban Brands. "Our agreement with Lionsgate not only provides great ways to watch content that fans may have seen on television, but it will also provide new and exciting additions to the series that fans are sure to love."

The first DVDs and digital downloads of the series, "Power Rangers Samurai: The Team Unites" and "Power Rangers Samurai: A New Enemy," will be available June 19.

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