Eight ABC Studios Series Heading To Home Entertainment This Fall

Fans Can Soon Bring Their Favorite TV Series Home!






Including the Complete First Seasons of Popular New Series

 Revenge (DVD) and Once Upon A Time(DVD and Blu-rayTM)


Returning Favorites Launching on DVD Include

•• “Army Wives” •• “Body of Proof” •• “Castle” •• “Desperate Housewives” ••

•• “Grey’s Anatomy” •• “Private Practice” ••

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BURBANK, Calif. – May 4, 2012 – ABC Studios proudly announces the August/September home entertainment debuts of eight star-studded TV series.  Complete season releases begin on August 21 with the debut of the entire first season of ABC’s addicting and star-studded new series ‘Revenge.’  The complete first season of enchanting breakout hit ‘Once Upon A Time’ releases August 28, on both DVD and Blu-rayTM.

The network’s sizzling Fall slate of TV-on-DVD releases continues with much-loved series ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ arriving on DVD on September 4.  Witty crime drama and fan-favorite ‘Castle,’ along with the popular drama ‘Private Practice’ make their DVD bow September 11, 2012.  Riveting dramas ‘Body of Proof’ and Army Wives’ head into homes on DVD, September 18.

Rounding out this fantastic fall line-up is the final season of beloved ‘Desperate Housewives,’ releasing the series’ complete eight and final season AND a special Complete Collection’ allowing fans to own every episode and exciting bonus feature ever released in the series, in a premium collectible package and with an exclusive bonus disc that contains even more great castinterviews and behind the scenes from the final season, on September 25.

These releases will allow fans to dig deeper into these popular series with never-before-seen material, such as exclusive bonus features, deleted scenes, blooper reels and featurettes on favorite characters.  Each allows fans the chance to relive all their favorite moments uninterrupted, catch up on missed episodes and share their love for some of the best new series on TV with friends and family.

August 21, 2012

REVENGE: The Complete First Season

Twenty years ago, Hamptons’ wealthiest elite destroyed a young girl’s life.  Relive Emily Thorne’s (Emily VanCamp) quest for revenge and uncover every deep, dark secret.

Created by Mike Kelley (“Swingtown”) and the producers of the “Twilight” series, Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, “Revenge” features Emily VanCamp, Madeleine Stowe, Henry Czerny, Joshua Bowman, Nick Wechsler, Gabriel Mann, Connor Paolo, Ashley Madekwe and Christa B. Allen.

The complete first season features exclusive bonus features including an in-world sit-down interview with the infamous Nolan Ross in “Nolan Ross: Exposed,” “Lifestyles of the Rich and Dangerous”; “Hamptons Bound: Preparing for Life at the Shore”; “Haute Hamptons: Femme Fatale Fashion”; bloopers; deleted scenes and insightful episode commentaries.


Release Date: August 21, 2012                                                   Distributor Prebook: July 10, 2012

Rating: U.S.: TVPG LSV/Canada: PG                         Suggested Retail Price: $45.99 US; $54.99 Canada

Direct Prebook: June 26, 2012                                                    Running Time: Approx. 946 minutes (22 episodes)


August 21, 2012

ONCE UPON A TIME:  The Complete First Season     

Once upon a time there was an enchanted forest filled with fairytale characters. One day the Evil Queen released a curse which trapped all of them in a horrible place where their happy endings were stolen – our world.


Featuring Ginnifer Goodwin,Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas, Jared Gilmore, Robert Carlyle and Raphael Sbarge, the complete first season is available on DVD and high definition Blu-rayTM.


The exciting releases include a wealth of bonus material and extras including an exploration of the genesis of this exciting series in “Fairy Tales in the Modern World;” “Welcome to Storybrooke;” cast interviews on childhood memories in “Tell Me A Story;” “Building Character; deleted scenes and bloopers.   Additionally, the Blu-rayTM  exclusively features “Exploring Tall Tales: True Origins,” an exciting interactive archive of  fairytale favorites.


Release Date: August 28, 2012                                                                      Distributor Prebook: July 17, 2012

Rating: U.S.: TV PG LSV/Canada: PG                                 Suggested BD Retail Price: $ 79.99 US; $94.99 Can 

Direct Prebook: July 3, 2012                                                Suggested DVD Retail Price: $45.99 US; $54.99 Can

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Running Time: Approx 946 minutes (22 episodes)

September 4, 2012

GREY’S ANATOMY:  The Complete Eighth Season

As fifth year residents, it’s do or die for the doctors of Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital. Things heat up in the operating room and in the bedroom as competition abounds and passions are ignited.

“Grey’s Anatomy” stars Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey, Sandra Oh, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., Eric Dane, Sara Ramirez, Kim Raver, Jesse Williams and Sarah Drew.

The six-disc DVD brings fans closer to the action with an exciting feature following Scottish actor, Kevin McKidd (Dr. Owen Hunt), extended episodes, bloopers and deleted scenes.

Release Date:  September 4, 2012                            Distributor Prebook:  July 24, 2012

Rating: U.S.: TV 14 DLSV/Canada: 14A                     Suggested Retail Price: $45.99 US; $54.99 Canada

Direct Prebook: July, 10, 2012                                     Running Time: 1032 minutes (24 episodes)


September 11, 2012


PRIVATE PRACTICE:  The Complete Fifth Season

From the creators of “Grey’s Anatomy” comes the fifth season of ABC’s sexy, medical drama, “Private Practice.” Addison and her friends at the practice are faced with new challenges as unexpected people enter and complicate their lives. From a sexy new doctor to an illegitimate son, the lives and loves of these doctors are put to the test.

From Executive Producer, Shonda Rhimes and starring Kate Walsh, Tim Daly, Paul Adelstein, KaDee Strickland, Taye Diggs, Amy Brenneman, Brian Benben, Caterina Scorsone and Benjamin Bratt, the fifth season DVD collection of “Private Practice” features extras including bloopers and deleted scenes.


Release Date: September 11, 2012                          Distributor Prebook: July 31, 2012

Rating: U.S.: TV 14 DLSV/Canada: G                         Suggested Retail Price: $39.99 US; $44.99 Canada

Direct Prebook: July 17, 2012                                      Running Time: 946 minutes (22 episodes)


September 11, 2012

CASTLE: The Complete Fourth Season

Television’s most unlikely crime-fighting team is back and their relationship is stronger than ever!  Prepare for a season full of suspense where lines are drawn, sides are chosen and careers are put on the line as Castle tries to protect Beckett following her near death encounter.  Castle’s relationship with Beckett radically changes during the season, leading to a final confrontation with a mysterious man who holds all the answers that Beckett has been searching for since the night her mother was murdered. 

Featuring Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Jon Huertas, Seamus Dever, Tamala Jones, Penny Johnson Jerald, Susan Sullivan and Molly C. Quinn, the fourth season of “Castle” is more action-packed than ever before. 

Features all 23 episodes plus exclusive bonus material including “Nathan & Friends: Castle Goes Radio;” “Anatomy of A Stunt;” audio commentaries, deleted scenes, and bloopers.

Release Date: September 11, 2012                          Distributor Prebook: July 31, 2012

Rating: U.S.: TV14 DLV/Canada: PG                          Suggested Retail Price: $45.99 US; $54.99 Canada

Direct Prebook: July 17, 2012                                      Running Time: 989 minutes (23 episodes)


September 18, 2012

BODY OF PROOF: The Complete Second Season

 Dr. Megan Hunt may have a prickly personality, but she’s a brilliant medical examiner with unique techniques for solving even the most complex crimes.  Relive every unique medical mystery as Megan seeks justice for each victim, while also putting her life back together and repairing her personal relationships with the living. 

The exciting series stars Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, John Carroll Lynch, Nicholas Bishop, Sonja Sohn, Geoffrey Arend, Windell Middlebrooks, and Mary Mouser the four-disc collection features deleted scenes, and bloopers.

Release Date: September 18, 2012                          Distributor Prebook: August 7, 2012

Rating: U.S.: TV14 DLSV/Canada:  PG                      Suggested Retail Price: $39.99 US; $44.99 Canada

Direct Prebook: July 24, 2012                                      Running Time: 860 minutes (20 episodes) 

September 18, 2012

ARMY WIVES: The Complete Sixth Season

Relive each emotional moment from the lives of the military families at Fort Marshall, SC, in the riveting sixth season of “Army Wives.” The women’s friendships continue to grow stronger as  they band together through difficult times.

 The popular series stars Kim Delaney, Catherine Bell, Sally Pressman, Brigid Brannagh, Wendy Davis, Brian McNamara, Sterling K. Brown, Drew Fuller, Terry Serpico and Jeremy Davidson. 


Fans of the series can experience all the emotion of season six with this 13-episode collection that also features bloopers and deleted scenes

Release Date: September 18, 2012                          Distributor Prebook: August 7, 2012

Rating: U.S.: TV PG LSV                                                           Suggested Retail Price: $39.99 US

Direct Prebook: July 24, 2012                                          Running Time: 780 minutes (13 episodes)


September 25, 2012

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES: The Complete Eighth and Final Season

Say goodbye to the ladies of Wisteria Lane with the final climactic season of “Desperate Housewives.” The stakes are at an all-time high as each of the women cope with their guilt in the aftermath of last season’s shocking murder and cover-up. 

“Desperate Housewives” stars Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Van de Kamp, Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis, Vanessa Williams as Renee Perry, Ricardo Antonio Chavira as Carlos Solis, Doug Savant as Tom Scavo, Charles Mesure as Ben Faulkner and Madison de la Garza as Juanita Solis, with Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young and James Denton as Mike Delfino.

The beloved series’ final season is released in a five-disc DVD set features exciting bonus material including the final goodbye from the original four housewives, bloopers, deleted scenes and more.

Release Date: September 25, 2012                           Distributor Prebook: August 14, 2012

Rating: U.S: TV14 DLSV/Canada: 14A                       Suggested Retail Price: $45.99 US; $54.99 Canada

Direct Prebook: July 31, 2012                                      Running Time: 989 minutes (23 episodes)

September 25, 2012

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES: The Complete Collection

In addition to the complete eighth and final season,“Desperate Housewives: The Complete Collection” will be available on the same day.   Housed in a collectible replica of Mary Alice’s infamous steamer trunk, the complete collection contains all 179 episodes from all eight seasons on 46-discs, including an exclusive bonus disc with even more cast interviews and behind the scenes from the final season.This set is a must-have for any “Desperate Housewives” fan. 

Release Date: September 25, 2012                             Distributor Prebook: August 14, 2012

Rating: U.S: TV14 DLSV/Canada: 14A                          Suggested Retail Price: $45.99 US; $54.99 Canada

Direct Prebook: July 31, 2012                                        Running Time: 989 minutes (23 episodes)

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