NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment, a leading producer of lifestyle media, announced today the release of Whale Wars Season 4 on DVD this month under its exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications.
Ride along with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society as they risk their lives in the most brutal conditions to take on Japanese whaling vessels. Captain Paul Watson leads his team of crazy die-hards on another dangerous campaign to end the killing of whales in the Antarctic seas. This season they set their sights on the ultimate target, the whaler's factory vessel: Nisshin Maru.
With a brand-new vessel in their fleet, the Sea Shepherds set off with a boatload of promise, launching successful assaults against their enemy harpoon boats. No mission is without obstacles and this year the Sea Shepherd's fleet comes up against opposing harpoon boats and nasty storms. After months of grueling searching, will the crew be able to track down and disable the Nisshin Maru?
This two-disc DVD set includes 10 episodes and has a total run time of 440 minutes and an SRP of $19.98. Street date: November 6, 2012.
About Discovery Communications
Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) is the world's #1 nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in 210 countries and territories. Discovery is dedicated to satisfying curiosity through 130-plus worldwide television networks, led by Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Science and Investigation Discovery, as well as US joint venture networks OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Hub and 3net, the first 24-hour 3D network. Discovery also is a leading provider of educational products and services to schools and owns and operates a diversified portfolio of digital media services, including HowStuffWorks.com. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com.
About Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment
Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment (Nasdaq: GAIA) is a leading producer, distributor and marketer of entertainment and lifestyle media. With a diversified distribution network that spans more than 60,000 retail doors as well as an extensive digital platform, the company dominates the health and fitness category and ranks among the top three providers of non-theatrical programming. With content focused on film, fitness, sports and family programming, Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment provides sales, marketing and distribution services to many of the home entertainment industry's most prestigious brands, including Discovery Communications, Jillian Michaels, NFL Films, National Geographic, Marvel Animation, Shout Factory, Televisa, and World Wrestling Entertainment.
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