Big Idea Entertainment Presents Veggietales Live! Happy Birthday Bob & Larry Tour

Big Idea Entertainment has announced the official tour dates for its VeggieTales Live! Happy Birthday Bob & Larry tour. The show will run in more than 35 major markets nationwide this spring, including Nashville, Tenn.; Kansas City, Miss.; Atlanta, Birmingham, Ala.; Tallahassee, Fla.; and Fort Myers, Fla., in addition to a seven-day tour run in Canada. For the current tour itinerary, ticket information, and group sales, visit veggietales.com/live or iTickets.com.

Share VeggieTales Silliness, Songs, Fun with Select Episode Clips, Greetings on Facebook

Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters, and brands, and GorillaSpot Media launch video clips from select VeggieTales episodes and greetings for special occasions through GorillaSpot Media’s ReelCards application on Facebook. The VeggieTales clips and greetings can be shared with Facebook users and their friends via social networks and over email. [Read more...]

VeggiesTales Embarks on Live Show Tour

Big Idea Entertainment, a studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters, and brands, will debut its all-new VeggieTales Live! God Made You Special tour in more than 30 major markets nationwide—including Atlanta, Nashville, Jacksonville, Birmingham, and more—beginning February 23, 2012. For the current tour itinerary, ticket information and group sales, please visit veggietales.com/live or iTickets.com.

VeggieTales characters Bob, Larry, and the rest of the cast bring zany antics to the stage with amusing, engaging storytelling and music. The show includes silly songs like “His Cheeseburger,” “Love My Lips,” “The Hairbrush Song,” and more. The show is designed to celebrate how unique and special each person is in a high-energy musical extravaganza.

World Vision has partnered with Big Idea Entertainment as a sponsor for the VeggieTales Live! God Made You Special tour. World Vision’s child sponsorship efforts provide access to necessities like clean water, health care, education, and more.

VeggieTales Celebrates Twenty Years with New Release

VeggieTales is celebrating 20 years of songs by releasing a “best of the best” DVD early next year, If I Sang a Silly Song. The DVD, by Big Idea Entertainment, will be available through digital download on January 24 and in Christian and general market stores on February 7.

VeggieTales: If I Sang a Silly Song will include fan-voted favorite songs from the past couple of decades, including “The Hairbrush Song,” “Pants,” and “Monkey,” among others. The DVD also features a new silly song, voted on by fans and chosen by Larry the Cucumber. The release contains more than 60 minutes of music and family-friendly content. Viewers can sing along karaoke-style and be the star with video background and tracks.

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New VeggieTales DVD From Big Idea Entertainment

Big Idea Entertainment will be releasing a new VeggieTales DVD title in time for the holidays. VeggieTales: The Little Drummer Boy follows Junior Asparagus as The Little Drummer Boy, a lonely child who happens to stumble upon the birth of Jesus and discovers the true meaning of Christmas.

The DVD will feature multi-Grammy and Dove Award-winning artists Bebe and Cece Winans, singing their rendition of “The Little Drummer Boy,” as well as original songs such as “Can’t Live Without Ewe” and the all-new silly song “The 8 Polish Foods of Christmas.”

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Big Idea Entertainment Partners With Wacky Wallscapes

Consumers will now be able to decorate their walls with VeggieTales characters and themes. Wacky Wallscapes has signed an exclusive licensing deal with Big Idea Entertainment to create wall coverings, wallpaper, and murals with full-sized Veggie Tales characters, including Larry the Cucumber, Bob the Tomato, Junior Asparagus, and Pa Grape. The deal also includes a complete collection of themed background scenes. Wacky Wallscapes floor-to-ceiling murals can also be customized to fit into any space. The products will be available early this fall.

Big Idea Entertainment to Release New Easter DVD

Big Idea Entertainment, a faith-based studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters, and brands, will release their first new Easter holiday DVD in seven years, VeggieTales: ‘Twas The Night Before Easter, on March 5 and 8, in Christian and general market stores, respectively.

New VeggieTales DVD to be Released in October

Big Idea Entertainment has announced a new VeggieTales film, VeggieTales: It’s a Meaningful Life, which will be released October 2 to Christian retail stores and October 5 to the general market. The new movie will include a new original song from Grammy and Dove Award winning artist Steven Curtis Chapman entitled “Meant to Be,” and a new Silly Song entitled “Goodnight Junior.”

The launch for the movie will be supported by a comprehensive marketing and advertising campaign with licensing and promotional partners that include Burger King, McDonald’s, Chuck E. Cheese, Denny’s, KFC, Gymboree, Gund, American Greetings, Show Hope, Family Life, and more.

The story focuses on Stewart (Larry the Cucumber) and his opportunity to change the past, ultimately exploring life’s lesson of being content. Bonus features on the DVD will include director’s audio commentary, art gallery, a parent’s guide by Family Life, “Goodnight Junior” Silly Songs Sing-along, a Visit the Train Museum with Larry feature, an interview with Steven Curtis Chapman, and the “Meant to Be” music video.

“Sing Yourself Silly” With VeggieTales Live!

Big Idea Entertainment has announced the VeggieTales Live! Sing Yourself Silly tour. The 60-minute musical features characters from the VeggieTales franchise and a new song, “My Bear,” set to release with this fall’s VeggieTales: It’s a Meaningful Life DVD.

The tour will visit some 37 cities across the U.S., kicking off in Shreveport, La., September 28. Tickets range in price from $10 to $25, and more information can be found on Big Idea’s website at BigIdea.com/events.

Big Idea Entertainment is also partnering with World Vision, an organization that sponsors underprivileged children. World Vision information will be presented at each show via video and sponsorship cards.

Big Idea Signs New Licensing Deals with Hedstrom and More

Big Idea Entertainment is expanding its licensing program for its popular VeggieTales brand. Big Idea has recently signed deals with several new licensing partners across various categories, including play ball and toy products from Hedstrom, confectionery products from Frankford Candy & Chocolate, and Easter candy baskets and gift sets from Sherwood Brands.

Hedstrom will develop a wide range of children’s licensed play ball, bounce, and sport toy products for the U.S. and Canadian markets. The line of VeggieTales vinyl balls and bounce toys are slated to be released in time for summer.

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