Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The Fresh Beat Band: The Wizard of Song Review and Giveaway! - CLOSED!

Yesterday, August 14th, Nickelodeon released a brand new DVD for all of your little The Fresh Beat Band fans entitled: The Fresh Beat Band: The Wizard of Song!  My kids and daycare kids LOVE this program on Nickelodeon, so they were really happy to receive this DVD to watch!  We all loved the title episode: "The Wizard of Song" where all of the Fresh Beat Band becomes a character from the beloved story "The Wizard of Oz."  Sarah Chalke and Jason Mraz guest star in this episode as Glinda the Good Witch and The Wizard of Song.  There are also two bonus episodes on this DVD.  The kids had a lot of fun singing and dancing along with The Fresh Beat Band!  This DVD is great for preschoolers!

DVD Synopsis:

Jason Mraz and Sarah Chalke guest star in the brand-new DVD, Fresh Beat Band: The Wizard of Song.  In the title episode, Marina gets swept up into a windstorm and lands in Oz where she meets Glinda the Good Witch played by Sarah Chalke (Scrubs), befriends a Scarecrow (Twist), a Tin Woods-Woman (Kiki), and a Lion (Shout).  They set off on a journey to find the Wizard of Song (Jason Mraz) so he can help Marina get back home.  In addition, preschoolers can enjoy two bonus episodes from the hit live-action series.  Created by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Fresh Beat Band: The Wizard of Song hits shelves on DVD on August 14, 2012, for the suggested retail price of $14.99.

Fresh Beat Band: The Wizard of Song Episode Synopses:

The Wizard of Song
When Marina gets swept up into a windstorm, she lands in Oz where she meets Glinda the Good Witch (Sarah Chalke).  Along the way, she befriends a Scarecrow (Twist), a Tin Woods-Woman (Kiki), and a Lion (Shout) and they go to the Wizard of Song (Jason Mraz) so that Marina can find her way home.

Ghost Band
The Fresh Beats run into a ghost band when they get a gig in a western town.  They face-off against the ghosts in a musical showdown and discover that the ghosts are misunderstood.  So they work together to bring people back to the town.

Chimps in Charge
The Fresh Beats help their friend Harper babysit a pair of chimps who are a lot to handle.  Marina gets the idea to build a jungle gym for the chimps in the park and the Fresh Beats find a perfect song to rock their show.

Fresh Beat Band: The Wizard of Song Fast Facts:
Street Date: August 14, 2012
Catalogue: 891674
DVD SRP: $14.99
DVD Running Time: 88 minutes
Special Features: N/A

About Nickelodeon:
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About Paramount Home Media Distribution:
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.  PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment, digital and television distribution 

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aussie monica said...

Marina and I like Twist

Pamcakes said...

She likes Marina & Kiki
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Country Cookin' Mama said...

Kiki is our fave.
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Becca Ann said...

We like Kiki and twist

Kris said...


Chris Knapp said...

I don't have kids, I do have a nephew and niece and they haven't been introduced to the fresh beat band yet!

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Renee said...

She's never heard of this band :(

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My daughter likes Kiki.

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Jo said...

Grandson likes kiki
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Austin Baroudi said...

My daughter loves kiki! I think it's because that's also our cats name :P

Caryn said...

My daughter loves Marina

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Daniel M said...

kiki! = regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

Kendra Warstler said...

My kids love kiki

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Gianna said...

We've never seen it before.

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Sarah Yurga said...

she likes Marina

laurasloves said...

My daughter loves Marina.
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ReggieMann said...

My niece's favorite is Marina