'Earth: The Biography' Coming to Blu-ray

Posted Wed Apr 23, 2008 at 12:00 PM PDT by Peter Bracke
Earth: The Biography [Blu-ray Box Art]

BBC Video has announced a July next-gen arrival for the five-part series 'Earth: The Biography,' which will hit Blu-ray as a two-disc set.

Following the success of the BBC's best-selling 'Planet Earth,' the company will release 'Earth: The Biography' on Blu-ray July 22, day-and-date with a DVD version.

Including five episodes from the series ("Volcano," "Atmosphere," "Ice," "Oceans," and "Rare Earth"), the 230-minute runtime is spread across two BD-25 single-layer discs, presented in 1080 video and Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo audio.

There are no announced supplemental features.

BBC Video has set a suggested list price of $39.98 for the Blu-ray.

You'll find specs for 'Earth: The Biography' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under July 22.

We've also set up a dedicated thread for BBC's latest in our Forums area -- click the following link to discuss the 'Earth: The Biography' Blu-ray release.

Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Earth: The Biography (Blu-ray)
Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series (Blu-ray)
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