Paramount Home Media unleashed a flurry of new TV-on-DVD product announcements for the delivery to fans during the post-Labor Day period.
These collections are in addition to those already announced — Sept. 6 brings Friday the 13th: The Series - The Complete Series (a 17 disc monster), Limitless: Season One (a five-disc set), South Park: The Complete Nineteenth Season (on both DVD and Blu-ray as double-disc sets) and Tales of the Dark Side: The Complete Series (a dozen discs); and, on Sept. 13 Madam Secretary: Season Two (a six-disc set).
Announced this week for delivery on Sept. 13 is the six-disc DVD collection of Scorpion: Season Two. Bonus features here include selected episode commentaries, a gag reel and six featurettes — “Unlikely Heroes: Scorpion Season 2,” “Location, Location, Location,” “Breaking Brilliance,” “Creating Reality: Visual Effects,” “Geeky Gadgets” and “Scorpion: The Comic Book.”
Also streeting on Sept. 13 is the next set of cases from paradise featuring detectives Steve McGarrett (Alex O'Loughlin), Danno Williams (Scott Caan) and their crack crew, Hawaii Five-O: The Sixth Season (a six-disc set featuring all 25 episodes).
Bonus nuggets include selected episode commentaries, a gag reel, deleted and extended scenes and a quartet of featurettes.
Sept. 20 brings five new TV-on-DVD collections to retail. You read that right, FIVE!
Commissioner Frank Reagan (Tom Selleck) and the rest of the Reagan clan (Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes, Amy Carlson, Sami Gayle and Len Cariou) lead the way in the six-disc, 22-episode DVD release of Blue Bloods: The Sixth Season.
Bonus features include selected episode commentaries, a gag reel, deleted scenes and four featurettes.
Also with a six-disc array on Sept. 13 is Julianna Margulies farewell season of The Good Wife: The Final Season.
Bonus goodies include a gag reel and at least two featurettes — “All Good Things: Farewell Alicia Florrick” and “Final Score: The Music of The Good Wife.”
As one series exits, another one makes its DVD debut on Sept. 20 and that would be the four-disc collection of Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders - The First Season.
Gary Sinise leads a team of international specialists — Alana de la Garza, Daniel Henney, Tyler James Williams and Annie Funke — whose job it is to crack crimes committed against Americans abroad.
Bonus features include deleted scenes, a gag reel and three production featurettes.
Rounding out the Sept. 20 TV-on-DVD selections are Gunsmoke: The Twelfth Season, Volume One and Gunsmoke: The Twelfth Season, Volume Two (both are four-disc collections).
And last, but not least, is news from Paramount Home Media that Oct. 4 will be the DVD release date for The Andy Griffith Show: Colorized Christmas Special. This is the Christmas of 1960 special, featuring veteran character actor Will Wright as a less than pleasant businessman named Ben Weaver who succumbs to the charms of Andy, Opie, Barney and Aunt Bee.