Saban Brands celebrates the launch of Classic Power Rangers episodes on Netflix with free game download for fans
All-New Power Rangers Samurai SMASH Interactive Adventure Available For FREE On iTunes From June 15 Through July 15
LOS ANGELES (July 16, 2011) To celebrate the launch of over 700 episodes from the enduringly popular Power Rangers television series streaming from Netflix, Saban Brands is making its first ever Power Rangers game for iOS available for free on Apple's iTunes® Store from June 15 through July 15, 2011. The all-new interactive adventure game Power Rangers Samurai SMASH features the star characters from "Power Rangers Samurai," the latest incarnation of the global phenomenon, which has been an overwhelming ratings success since its debut on Nickelodeon in February.
"We are thrilled to be able to respond to the millions of Power Rangers fans who have been asking for these classic episodes for years by making them available on Netflix," said Elie Dekel, President of Saban Brands. "And as a special thank you for their patience, we're happy to provide our new interactive game for free."
Every classic episode from the 17 year run of the world's most successful kids action series is now be available for fans to view any time-from the original "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" to the futuristic "Power Rangers RPM."
Fans can experience the exciting world of the new "Power Rangers Samurai" series with 15 unlockable levels of fun and adventure in Power Rangers Samurai SMASH. Featuring touch-screen controls, epic battles and fast-paced action, Power Rangers Samurai SMASH lets players become any of the five Rangers as they seek to defeat evil bosses from the Netherworld and save the planet.
About Power Rangers Samurai
Combining comedy with action-filled storylines, the all-new half-hour series Power Rangers Samurai features a new cast of Rangers and never-before-seen villains, as well as high-octane action, martial arts and advanced special effects. From SCG Power Rangers LLC, an affiliate of Saban Brands, the long-running hit kids' TV phenomenon, now heading into its 19th season, is helmed by Haim Saban, who created and produced the original "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers" series in 1993. New episodes premiere Saturdays at noon (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.
Following its introduction in 1993, Power Rangers quickly became the most watched children's television program in the United States. Emphasizing the importance of teamwork, responsibility and helping others by following the adventures of a group of ordinary young people who "morphed" into superheroes, the series was seen in more than 60 countries, translated into numerous languages, and was a mainstay in the most prominent international children's programming blocks.
About Saban Brands
Formed in 2010 as a subsidiary of Saban Capital, Saban Brands (SB) was established to acquire and develop a world-class portfolio of properties and capitalize on the company's experience, track record and capabilities in growing and monetizing consumer brands. SB applies a strategic transmedia management approach to enhancing and extending its brands in markets worldwide and to consumers of all ages. The company provides full service management, marketing, promotion and strategic business development for its intellectual properties including comprehensive strategies unique to each brand, trademark and copyright management and enforcement, creative design, retail development, direct-to-consumer initiatives and specialized property extensions. SB is led by a superior management team with decades of experience in licensing, marketing and finance. Visit www.sabanbrands.com