Tom Baker’s first season on Doctor Who has been remastered for Blu-ray and set for release on June 19th.
Doctor Who: Tom Baker Complete Season One will include Robot, The Ark in Space, The Sontaran Experiment, Genesis of the Daleks, and Revenge of the Cybermen – as well as over 17 hours of bonus content including Tom Baker in Conversation: A candid new one-hour interview with the Fourth Doctor.
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BBC America’s Blue Planet II will be the second BBC America series to be released on 4K UHD.
The enchanting – and innovative – nature documentary series will also be released in Blu-ray and DVD on March 6th.
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BBC Home Entertainment has declared February 13th as Doctor Who Day with the release of the show’s 2018 Christmas Special, Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time, and Doctor Who: The Peter Capaldi Years arriving in stores.
Doctor Who: The Peter Capaldi Years is worthy of note as, besides all the bonus material featured on the home video releases of Capaldi’s three season sets, it will also include an extra disc with never-before-seen bonus content including deleted scenes from season eight.
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Series/season ten of the rebooted Doctor Who found Peter Capaldi’s grumpy Scottish Doctor with the angry eyebrows ending his three-year run on Doctor Who – capping a series that mixed whimsy with horror with Doctor Twelve regenerating.
Doctor Who: The Complete Tenth Series will materialize on Blu-ray and DVD on November 7th – with over six hours hours of bonus content including the 2016 Christmas special The Return of Dr. Mysterio (and my personal favorite bonus category – audio commentaries!).
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TV’s most wonderful science fiction series, Orphan Black, is just beginning its fifth and final season abut we already have a release date for its Blu-ray and DVD – September 12th.
Orphan Black: Season Five will contain five featurettes plus looks inside each episode (still no audio commentaries, though!).
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BBC Home Entertainment has expanded its home video release of the Wild Africa/Tiny Giants set to include a release in the 4K UHD format.
Wild Africa follows the powerful, life-giving element, water, on a journey through Africa on an adventure that proves nature can be more fantastic than any fiction.
Narrated by Golden Globe®-nominated Stephen Fry (The Hobbit films, 24: Live Another Day), Tiny Giants reveals the astonishing lives of tiny animals in an adventure of giant proportions.
The 4K UHD Wild Africa/Tiny Giant will be available on My 16th.
BBC Home video also has several intriguing releases in Blu-ray and DVD formats, including: Ripper Street: Season Four, Silent Witness: Season 18, DCI Banks: Season Five, Top Gear 23 and more.
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On March 28th, Planet Earth II will become the first natural history television series to be released on 4K UHD Blu-ray in the U.S. and Canada.
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, the series can claim 17 other firsts, including following a peregrine falcon as it dives towards its prey at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour.
Planet Earth II will be released in regular Blu-ray and standard DVD on the same day.
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Doctor Who: The Return of Dr. Mysterio was a first in the long history of Doctor Who – it tapped into the global appreciation of superhero comics and movies by introducing one into the Whovian mythos for the 2016 Doctor Who Christmas Special.
The combination of Time Lord and superhero worked– it holds up to repeat viewing extremely well. It’s just a shame that, as usual, there is a paucity of bonus features on the home video release (in stores this week).
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In what was an unlikely event even for the wildly inventive series Doctor Who, the show’s 2016 Christmas Special – Doctor Who – The Return of Doctor Mysterio teamed the Doctor with a superhero to (and here is where the show returned to a reasonably familiar scenario) save the world from an alien threat.
On February 21st, BBC Home Entertainment will release Doctor Who – The Return of Doctor Mysterio on Blu-ray and DVD – with bonus material including a special edition Doctor Who Extra.
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BBC Home entertainment is looking to add a little mystery to your life beginning with the home video release of Sherlock: Season Four on January 24th, and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (now available in the US).
Read on for details.
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