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Just Announced: "Hellhounds" on DVD February 16 from RHI Entertainment and Vivendi Entertainment


Latest Thrilling Entry In The "Maneater Series" Debuts On DVD February 16 From RHI Entertainment And Vivendi Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - A virgin bride finds herself hunted by a pack of vicious and immortal guardians in HELLHOUNDS, sinking its teeth onto DVD February 16 from Vivendi Entertainment and RHI Entertainment. The 19th installment in the fan-favorite "Maneater Series," HELLHOUNDS, delves into the trenches of hell as a Greek warrior rescues his love and battles ravenous hellhounds in order to save her from the evil clutches of Hades. A brutal and dangerous adventure, the Syfy Channel original movie stars Scott Elrod ("Men in Trees"), James A. Woods (The Watch) and Amanda Brooks (My Best Friend's Girl), under the direction of Rick Schroder ("NYPD Blue"). HELLHOUNDS will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.93.

When Kleitos' jealous friend Theron poisons his bride Demetria, the warrior descends into the Underworld to rescue her, slaying the duplicitous Theron. The evil ruler Hades raises Theron from the dead to lead a pack of undying hellhounds, wolf-like guardians who have been released to do the bidding of their master-kill everything in their path and bring Demetria back to Hell.

Price: $14.93
Street Date: February 16, 2010
Pre-book Date: January 5, 2010
Catalog Number: 1001140
Running time: 87 minutes
Rating: NR

About Vivendi Entertainment
Vivendi Entertainment is a full service independent domestic film, television, DVD, and digital distribution company representing a vast range of genres including action, comedy, thriller, urban, family, fitness and stand-up comedies. The company has become a favorite distribution partner for independent content providers. Vivendi Entertainment has built an extensive catalog of over 3,000 titles and its customer-centric business model was founded on the principles of collaboration and financial transparency. The company provides sales, marketing, and distribution services to many of the home entertainment industry's most prestigious brands including: The Weinstein Company, World Wrestling Entertainment, Sesame Street, Classic Media, RHI, Shout! Factory, Salient and Codeblack. Vivendi Entertainment also provides best in class digital distribution services. Theatrically, the company released the highly anticipated anthology New York, I Love You. Vivendi Entertainment is a division of Universal Music Group Distribution, the award-winning sales, marketing and distribution arm of Universal Music Group, the world's leading music company. UMG's parent Vivendi, is a $50B France based international organization, whose other media holdings include Studio Canal and Activision Blizzard

About RHI Entertainment
RHI Entertainment (NASDAQ: RHIE) develops, produces and distributes new made-for-television movies, miniseries and other television programming worldwide, and is the leading provider of new long-form television content in the United States. Under the leadership of Robert Halmi, Sr. and Robert Halmi, Jr., RHI has produced and distributed thousands of hours of quality television programming, and RHI's productions have received more than 100 Emmy Awards. In addition to the development, production and distribution of new content, RHI owns rights to more than 1,000 titles, or over 3,500 broadcast hours of long-form television programming, which are licensed to broadcast and cable networks and new media outlets globally. For more consumer information visit

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