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"I'M GONNA LIVE FOREVER...I'm gonna learn how to fly"


The Award Winning Musical TV Series Performs On DVD
September 15 From MGM Home Entertainment

See The Reinvention Of The Original Oscar® Winning Film
In Theaters Nationwide September 25

LOS ANGELES, CA - Take a seat for the opening act as the students of the New York City High School for the Performing Arts take center stage when "Fame" Season One & Two steals the spotlight on DVD September 15 from MGM Home Entertainment. Known for its outstanding choreography and popular original songs, the critically acclaimed 1980's hit earned rave reviews and garnered multiple awards, including a Golden Globe® for best TV series comedy/musical in 1983 and again in 1984, instantly establishing a dedicated fan base across the world. Based on the beloved motion picture with the same name, "Fame" brings drama, music and dance to life; Emmy®-award winning choreographer Debbie Allen stars as Lydia Grant, a faculty member who guides the gifted students through discouragement and disappointment as they struggle for a spot in the cutthroat entertainment industry. Ultimately, they learn that although there are many set backs on the treacherous road to stardom, they must follow their dreams to achieve fame.

The DVD releases is timed to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.'s reinvention of the original Oscar®-winning* hit film FAME debuting in theaters September 25, 2009.

The "Fame" Season One & Two nine-disc set includes 38 highly energized episodes, including the Emmy® award winning installments "Tomorrow's Farewell," "Alone In A Crowd," "Class Act," "To Soar and Never Falter," "The Strike" and "Come One, Come All," plus an exclusive " Fame : Then and Now" featurette and will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.98 U.S./$54.98 Canada for a limited time only.

*1981; Best Original Music, Original Score and Song

Fame Soars! The Emmy® and Golden Globe®-award winning TV series portrays the lives of a diverse group of talented high school students at New York's School of the Arts. Filled with exciting dance sequences and original musical numbers, this double-set includes all 38 original episodes from the first two seasons.

DVD Specifics:
The "Fame" Season One & Two DVD is compiled on nine discs and is presented in full screen format (1.33:1 aspect ratio) with English audio and English and French (season one only) subtitles. In addition, the following episodes and special features are exclusive to each disc:

DVD Episodes and Special Features:

  • Disc 1 / Season 1
    • "Metamorphosis"
    • "Passing Grade"
    • "Tomorrow's Farewell"
    • "Alone in a Crowd"
    • "To Soar and Never Falter"

  • Disc 2 / Season 1
    • "The Sell-Out"
    • "The Strike"
    • "Street Kid"
    • "But Seriously Folks"
    • "Come One, Come All"

  • Disc 3 / Season 1
    • "The Crazies"
    • "Exposé"
    • "A Musical Bridge"
    • "A Big Finish"

  • Disc 4 / Season 1
    • "Reunions"
    • "A Special Place"

  • Disc 5 / Season 2
    • "And the Winner Is"
    • "Your Own Song"
    • "Feelings"
    • "Class Act"
    • "Teachers"

  • Disc 6 / Season 2
    • "Beginnings"
    • "Solo Song"
    • "Winners"
    • "Words"
    • "Childhood's End"

  • Disc 7 / Season 2
    • "Homecoming"
    • "Tough Act to Follow"
    • "Relationships"
    • "Star Quality"
    • "Sunshine Again"

  • Disc 8 / Season 2
    • "Love is the Question"
    • "Blood, Sweat & Circuits"
    • "Friendship Day"
    • "Not in Kansas Anymore"
    • "...Help From My Friends"

  • Disc 9 / Season 2
    • "Ending On A High Note"
    • "U.N. Week"
    • Special Features
      • Fame : Then and Now

About Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., through its operating subsidiaries, is actively engaged in the worldwide production and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home video, interactive media, music and licensed merchandise. The company owns the world's largest library of modern films, comprising around 4,100 titles. Operating units include Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc., United Artists Films Inc., MGM Television Entertainment Inc., MGM Networks Inc., MGM Domestic Networks LLC, MGM Distribution Co, MGM International Television Distribution Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment LLC, MGM ON STAGE, MGM Music, MGM Worldwide Digital Media, MGM Consumer Products and MGM Interactive. In addition, MGM has ownership interests in international TV channels reaching nearly 120 countries. MGM ownership is as follows: Providence Equity Partners (29%), TPG (21%), Sony Corporation of America (20%), Comcast (20%), DLJ Merchant Banking Partners (7%) and Quadrangle Group (3%). For more information, visit

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"FAME" SEASON 1 and 2
Street Date: September 15, 2009
Pricing: $39.98 U.S. / $54.98 Canada
Running Time: 1,824 minutes
Closed Captioned Yes


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