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DVD Mania: Before New Seasons Start, Catch Up On “Falling Skies” “Burn Notice” & “White Collar!”

by Jim on June 12, 2012 · 0 comments

Falling Skies Season 1 is a must...before Season 2 starts this weekend!

Falling Skies:

TNT’s epic alien-invasion saga from DreamWorks Television, TNT Productions and executive producer Steven Spielberg is now available on Blu-ray and DVDNoah Wyle (ER) stars in the powerful drama, which finished its first season as basic cable’s #1 new series of 2011. Falling Skies: The Complete First Season will include numerous special features, including a sneak peek at the eagerly anticipated second season, slated to launch with a two-hour season premiere on June 17 at 9:00pm ET/PT.

Falling Skies chronicles the chaotic aftermath of an alien attack that leaves most of the world completely incapacitated. In the six months since the initial invasion, survivors band together to begin the difficult task of fighting back against the aggressive aliens. Outside of Boston, history professor Tom Mason (Wyle) helps lead a small army named 2nd Massachusetts in the battle of their lives to preserve their families and what’s left of humanity.

The three-disc Falling Skies: The Complete First Season DVD and two-disc Blu-ray set will include all 10 episodes from the action-packed drama’s first season, along with such special features as a sneak peek at season two, “Animating a Skitter” feature, commentary tracks and much more. Exclusive to the Blu-ray set will be an additional feature – “Falling Skies from Pencils to Print: The Comic Book Revealed” plus collectible trading card. All 10 episodes will also be available for UltraViolet digital copy.Falling Skies: The Complete First Season will carry a suggested retail price of $39.98 for DVD and $49.99 for the Blu-ray set, with a retailer pre-order date of May 1, 2012.

Joining Noah Wyle in Falling Skies are Moon Bloodgood (Terminator Salvation) as Dr. Anne Glass, a pediatrician who has become the survivors’ primary physician; Will Patton (Armageddon, TNT’s Into the West) as Colonel Weaver, the gruff and emotionally scarred commander of the 2nd Massachusetts; and Drew Roy (The Secretariat), Tom’s oldest son who is just about to turn 18.

Falling Skies is executive-produced by Steven Spielberg, along with DreamWorks Television heads Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank, Graham Yost (JustifiedThe Pacific) and screenwriter Robert Rodat (Saving Private Ryan), who wrote the pilot from an idea he co-conceived with Spielberg. Mark Verheiden (HeroesBattlestar Galactica) and Greg Beeman (HeroesSmallville) serve as co-executive producers.

Want your copy? Click on the link to the DVD cover to your left. EASY!

Burn Notice:

The Season 5 DVD of Burn Notice is loaded with exclusive content including an extended episode, deleted scenes, a gag reel and a thrilling featurette on the villains of BURN NOTICE. Fans will celebrate the best of the “worst,” by exploring the BURN NOTICE bad guys and get unique insights from the actors who play them along with a snarky rebuttal on their deeds from Bruce Campbell!

The suspense, betrayal and intense action make Season 5 of BURN NOTICE a must-see! Master-spy Michael Westen (Jeffrey Donovan) has just rejoined the CIA as consultant but after being framed for the murder of a close friend, partners with Kim Pearce (Lauren Stamile) to clear his name. After increasingly dangerous and criminal missions, Michael comes face to face with the man who burned him and the one closest to him who knew about it all along. The series also stars Gabrielle Anwar and Sharon Gless. (Season 6 starts this Thursday at 9/8c on USA!)

And if you need to check out who is who and who did what to whom over the past five seasons check out the new Burn Notice InfoGraphic that was sent over to me today. Great way to look back and refresh all that has happened on the show!

White Collar:

The Season 3 DVD of White Collar features never-before-seen bonus footage including deleted scenes, a gag reel, commentary on “Judgment Day,” a WHITE COLLAR trivia challenge for fans and a hilarious intervention caught on tape by the cast and crew with showrunner Jeff Eastin who’s overzealous tweeting gets out of hand!

“WHITE COLLAR” focuses on the unlikely partnership between charming con artist Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer) and straightman FBI agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay).  Caffrey provides his expertise to help Burke catch other elusive criminals in exchange for his freedom, and together they prove that in order to solve the hardest crimes, you must hire the smartest criminal.  The series also stars Tiffani Thiessen, Willie Garson, Hilarie Burton and Marsha Thomason (Season 4 starts July 10th at 9/8c on USA!)


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