Ryko signs CD, DVD, digital distribution deal with S’more Entertainment


Mumbai: S’more Entertainment and Ryko Distribution have signed a multi-year exclusive CD, DVD and digital distribution agreement.

Under the agreement, effective immediately, Ryko will distribute S’more’s DVD and digital catalog.  Beginning January 2009, Ryko will be the exclusive distributor of S’more’s new releases.

"Ryko Distribution is an industry leader in the creative sales and marketing of high quality and unique programming" said S’more Entertainment president Arny Schorr.  "I’m especially excited by the incredible passion the Ryko staff has shown for the type of product S’more releases.  I’m looking forward to working with everyone at Ryko and expanding our business to better encompass current and future home entertainment formats."

"Schorr has long been an important figure in the home entertainment industry and we’re thrilled he will be bringing his passion and creativity to the Ryko family," said Ryko Distribution president Jim Cuomo.  "S’more Entertainment’s classic titles and programming are a natural compliment to our growing independent group of titles."

As part of its lengthy slate of current feature films, new releases will include Alexander Fodor’s Hamlet, a deluxe box set of The Shari Lewis Show, as part of S’more’s ongoing relationship with the UCLA Film & Television Archive and a deluxe DVD box set Cagney & Lacey: The Menopause Years made up of the four feature length TV movies based on the long running series.