Need something to binge this weekend or this summer? A slew of your favorite HBO series (many of which are airing now) have come to home video or digital for you to watch in a variety of ways.
Girls: Season 5 (Digital HD): The penultimate season of the Lena Dunham comedy hit isn’t on DVD/Blu-ray yet but it can be yours right now on Digital HD. The good news is that the full-season download includes much more than just the episodes. Here’s what you’ll get:
- Invitation to the Set: Lena Dunham delivers a quick rundown of where the girls of Girls are headed in Season 5 of the hit HBO series.
- Interview with Jenny Slate: Actress/comedian Jenny Slate chats about playing Hannah’s college nemesis, Tally Schifrin, in Season 5 of Girls.
- Shosh Takes Tokyo: Girls star Zosia Mamet looks at her character Shoshanna’s move to Japan and the exotic locations she visits in Season 5.
- S5 Trailer
- Inside the Episodes
- S4 recap
Vinyl: Season 1 (Digital HD): Did you miss the Bobby Cannavale period drama set against the backdrop of the music industry? The first season is out on digital on Tuesday, May 23rd so you’re in luck!
Richie Finestra (Cannavale, pictured right, two-time Emmy® winner, “Boardwalk Empire”), the founder and president of American Century Records, is trying to save his company and soul without destroying everyone in his path. With his passion for music and discovering talent gone by the wayside, and American Century on the precipice of being sold, he has a life-altering event that reignites his love of music, but severely damages his personal life. The drama features an amazing all-star cast including SAG Award nominee Olivia Wilde (Doll and Em), and multiple Emmy® winner Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond). Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter executive produce with Jagger also executive music producer.
Vinyl: The Complete First Season includes ‘Making Vinyl: Recreating the 70s’ featurette and Inside the Episode briefs. Exclusive to DVD and Blu-ray are audio commentaries by Terence Winter, Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, and where available, the Digital HD will include ‘Behind the Groove’ pieces.
More, More, More….
Not enough for ya? Well, since current seasons are currently airing for the following are available on DVD, Blu-Ray and Digital HD:
Game of Thrones, Seaason 5: Winner of 12 Emmy® Awards (the most of any series in one year) and a Guinness World Record holder for the largest simultaneous broadcast of a TV drama (in 173 countries and territories worldwide), Game of Thrones is bigger than ever in Season 5, and this spring, fans of the hit show will finally have the chance to add this legendary season to their collections before new episodes debut. Game of Thrones: The Complete Fifth Season is available now and the Blu-ray set features a free Digital HD copy of all 10 episodes, plus exclusive bonus content including a brand new feature that takes an in-depth look at the story behind the Targaryen civil war, known as the Dance of Dragons.
Blu-ray with Digital Copy – includes all DVD features plus:
- The Dance of Dragons – Hear the story of the Greens and the Blacks, the Targaryen civil war that led to the downfall of the dragons, featuring surprise narration from notable characters from past seasons.
- In-Episode Guide – Dig deeper into the show with this in-feature resource that provides background information about on-screen characters, locations, and relevant histories.
- Histories and Lore – Learn about the mythology of Westeros and Essos as told from the varying perspectives of the characters themselves in 14 history pieces. Select Histories feature illustrations from the show’s storyboard artist, Will Simpson.
Veep, Season 4: The fourth season of the hit HBO® comedy series Veep was the winner of five 2015 Emmy® awards including Outstanding Comedy series, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy series (Julia Louis-Dreyfus who has won an Emmy for each season of Veep), Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Tony Hale) and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series. Hilariously skewering the whirlwind day-to-day existence of the Vice President’s office and Washington politics at-large, the series continues to prove that in Washington, even the most banal decisions can have ripple effects, with unexpected and far-reaching consequences. The 10-episode VEEP: The Complete Fourth Season is available now and includes hilarious deleted scenes.
Silicon Valley: Season 2: After taking the tech world by storm last season at TechCrunch Disrupt, Richard and rest of the Pied Piper team – Erlich, Jared, Dinesh and Gilfoyle – look ahead to a bright and profitable future. But their success may be in jeopardy, thanks to big changes at Raviga, the company created by Peter Gregory, and Nucleus, the competing compression platform launched by Hooli CEO Gavin Belson. Starring a talented ensemble of series regulars, including Thomas Middleditch as Richard Hendricks; T.J. Miller as Erlich; Josh Brener as Big Head; Martin Starr as Gilfoyle; Kumail Nanjiani as Dinesh; Zach Woods as Jared; Amanda Crew as Monica; Matt Ross as Gavin Belson; Suzanne Cryer, who joins the cast as Raviga managing partner Laurie Bream; and Jimmy O. Yang as Jian-Yang. Guest star Ben Feldman returns as Ron LaFlamme; new guest stars include Chris Diamantopoulos as Russ Hanneman and Alice Wetterlund as Carla.
Bonus content for Silicon Valley: The Complete First Season includes:
• Reality Bytes: The Art & Science Behind Silicon Valley
• Six Audio Commentaries with Mike Judge, Alec Berg, T.J. Miller and many more…