“DOWNTON ABBEY SEASONS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5” BRING HOME ALL THE DRAMA, ROMANCE, AND SCANDAL
“DOWNTON ABBEY SEASONS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5” BRING HOME ALL THE
DRAMA, ROMANCE, AND SCANDAL
Available on DVD and Blu-ray from PBS Distribution October 27th
Arlington, Va. – September 15, 2015 – PBS Distribution announced today it is releasing “DOWNTON ABBEY SEASONS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5” on DVD and Blu-ray. Led by Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern, Michelle Dockery, and Maggie Smith, the acclaimed ensemble cast brings to life all the drama and intrigue of the inhabitants of Downton Abbey, the lavish English country manor, home to the Earl of Grantham. This limited edition box set, available just in time for the holidays, includes every episode of the first five seasons of this Golden Globe® and multi-Emmy® Award-winning series, following the Crawley family and their servants from pre-war England through the storms of World War I, and into the social, political and technological upheaval of England in the 1920s. The lives of Downton’s inhabitants are shaped by romance, heartbreak, scandals, rumors, blackmail, and betrayal.
“DOWNTON ABBEY SEASONS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5” will be available on DVD and Blu-ray October 27, 2015. The run time of “DOWNTON ABBEY SEASONS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5” is approximately 50 hours on 15 discs for the DVD and 14 discs for the Blu-ray. The DVD SRP is $99.99 and the Blu-ray SRP is $109.99. These prices represent a more than 40 percent savings from the SRP if all five seasons were purchased separately. This set includes the original UK edition of the series as well as more than 4 hours of previously released bonus video.
“Downton Abbey” is a Carnival Films/MASTERPIECE Co-Production written and created by Academy Award®-winner Julian Fellowes.
MASTERPIECE is presented on PBS by WGBH Boston. Rebecca Eaton is Executive Producer. Funding for the series is provided by Viking River Cruises and Ralph Lauren Corporation with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust, created to help ensure the series’ future.
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DOWNTON ABBEY SEASONS 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
Street Date: October 27, 2015
Run Time: DVD Approx. 50 hours on 15 Discs and Blu-ray Approx. 50 hours on 14 Discs
SRP: DVD $99.99 and Blu-ray $109.99
Format: DVD and Blu-ray