"Babylon 5" New Made-for-DVD Movie
Warner Bros. has announced the start of production of Babylon 5: The Lost Tales, a made-for-video movie targeted towards the Babylon 5 loyal audience and science-fiction fans in general to be released on DVD in 2007.
Babylon 5 is a top selling franchise on DVD to date with over $44 million in consumer sales. Launched in February 1993, the award winning series was a top rated show on television with more than 13.7 million viewers in its debut season.
After its original planned five-year run introducing the concept of a five year arc before other TV series began to use multi-season arcs - the show went on to enjoy 9 successful years in syndication and Cable on the Sci-Fi Channel and TNT.
The TV series also spurred the creation of five feature length movies.