FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NBC's Original Breakout Series Takes Viewers
On a Genuinely Funny and Heartwarming Journey
ARRIVES ON DVD AUGUST 31, 2010
FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., May 24 /PRNewswire/ - OVERVIEW: Catch up with television's most heartfelt family drama before the critically acclaimed series returns this fall! From Oscar-winning producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer (A Beautiful Mind, Frost/Nixon
) and showrunner Jason Katims ("Friday Night Lights"
) comes the refreshingly original hit sensation, "Parenthood
." A heartfelt and thought-provoking series, "Parenthood
" follows four grown siblings of the far-from-perfect Braverman clan as they try to balance kids and careers, dreams and commitments and romance...or a total lack thereof.
Hailed as "hilarious and heartbreaking" by In Touch Weekly
and "in a class of its own" by the Los Angeles Times
, "Parenthood" Season 1
debuts on DVD on August 31, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Featuring an all-star ensemble cast including Lauren Graham ("Gilmore Girls"
), Peter Krause ("Six Feet Under"
), Craig T. Nelson ("Coach"
), Mae Whitman (Scott Pilgrim Versus the World
), Dax Shepard (Baby Mama
) and Erika Christensen (Traffic
), this three-disc collection includes all 13 Season 1
episodes and takes viewers through the most challenging and rewarding role of a lifetime - being a parent.
- DELETED & EXTENDED SCENES featuring never-seen-before footage.
- GET TO KNOW YOUR PARENTS FEATURETTE: Go behind the scenes of "Parenthood" and explore the characters with help from the cast as they explain what attracted them to the series and how they approach their roles.
- EPISODE COMMENTARY WITH EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JASON KATIMS
Street Date: August 31, 2010
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Picture Format: Anamorphic Widescreen
Languages: English 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH
CAST AND FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Bonnie Bedelia, Joy Bryant, Max Burkholder, Erika Christensen, Lauren Graham, Miles Heizer, Sam Jaeger, Peter Krause, Craig T. Nelson, Monica Potter, Savannah Paige Rae, Sarah Ramos, Dax Shepard, Mae Whitman
Executive Producers: Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Jason Katims, David Nevins, Thomas Schlamme (pilot)
Casting By: Laura Schiff & Carrie Audino (pilot); Cami Patton & Jennifer Lare (series)
Production Designer: Tim Galvin (pilot); Steven Jordan (pilot/series)
Editor: Rob Seidenglanz II (pilot/series); Matthew V. Colonna (series); Angela Catanzaro; Tad Dennis
Costume Design By: Kathy Kiatta (pilot); Laura Goldsmith (pilot/series)
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