Several Shows Previously Released On Disc Find New Distributors29 Mar, 2012 By: John Latchem
Several shows released years ago on DVD are making a return engagement to store shelves courtesy of re-releases by a different set of distributors.
Shout! Factory June 19 will release The Sarah Silverman Program: The Complete Series as a seven-DVD set at $49.97.
The first two seasons of the 2007-10 Comedy Central series, comprising 22 of the show’s 32 episodes, were previously released on three DVD volumes by Paramount Home Media Distribution. The complete-series set will represent the first time the 10 episodes from the third season will be released on DVD.
The show starred Sarah Silverman as a childish, unemployed woman leading an irresponsible life. The show also starred Laura Silverman, Brian Posehn, Steve Agee and Jay Johnston.
Shout! Factory’s set will include several new extras, including a conversation with the writers and producers, digital and animated shorts, behind-the-scenes videos, commentaries, footage of the cast and creators at the 2007 Comic-Con International show, the original pilot episode, audition videos and more.
Customers who preorder the set at will also receive a Songs of the Sarah Silverman Program CD.
Lionsgate May 1 presents sets for the first two seasons of “Dirty Sexy Money,” “Felicity” and “Samantha Who?” at $19.98 each. These seasons were previously released by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
For “Samantha Who?,” starring Christina Applegate, and “Dirty Sexy Money,” starring Peter Krause and Donald Sutherland, the two seasons represent the entire run of each show. “Felicity,” a J.J. Abrams-produced drama starring Keri Russell as a college student, ran for four seasons.
Mill Creek Entertainment April 3 will present $9.98 re-promotions of seasons three and four of "That ’70s Show," "Roseanne" and "3rd Rock From the Sun."