'Treme: The Complete Third Season' Announced and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Mon Sep 9, 2013 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The third season of the acclaimed HBO series will hit Blu-ray in November.

In an early announcement to retailers, HBO is planning to bring 'Treme: The Complete Third Season' to Blu-ray on November 19.

In the third season of the critically-acclaimed HBO series 'Treme,' the ordinary people of New Orleans must band together to demand that their music, art and well-being be protected against opposing institutions. From creators/executive producers David Simon and Eric Overmyer (HBO's 'The Wire'®), the show was a New York Magazine "Top 10" pick for 2012.

The ensemble cast of 'Treme' includes: Wendell Pierce as Antoine Batiste; Khandi Alexander as LaDonna Batiste-Williams; Clarke Peters as Albert Lambreaux; Rob Brown as Delmond Lambreaux; Steve Zahn as Davis McAlary; Kim Dickens as Janette Desautel; Oscar® winner Melissa Leo as Toni Bernette; Lucia Micarelli as Annie Tee; Michiel Huisman as Sonny; David Morse as Terry Colson; Jon Seda as Nelson Hidalgo; India Ennenga as Sofia Bernette; and new cast member Chris Coy as L.P. Everett.

Season 3 features live performances and cameos from notable New Orleans legends including The Neville Brothers, Fats Domino, Tab Benoit, Dr. Michael White, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Sonny Landreth, The Red Stick Ramblers, Monk Boudreaux, James "Sugarboy" Crawford and Davell Crawford, Kermit Ruffins, John Boutte, The Hot 8 Brass Band, Anders Osborne, Tom McDermott, Marcia Ball, Meschiya Lake, Ivan Neville, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Glen David Andrews, Donald Harrison, Jr. and The Valparaiso Men's Chorus, among others.

The 4-disc box set will present all ten episodes with 1080p video, an English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include Three "Behind Treme" featurettes: Chef Dinner, David Simon & Neville Brothers; The Music of Treme - provides song & artist info; Music commentaries on all ten episodes with WBGO's Josh Jackson and NPR Music's Patrick Jarenwattananon; Audio Commentaries - five commentaries from creator/executive producer David Simon, executive producer Nina Kostroff Noble, supervising producer/director Anthony Hemingway, director Tim Robbins, writers Anthony Bourdain, Eric Overmyer, and George Pelecanos, music supervisor Blake Leyh, and cast members Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Clarke Peters, and Wendell Pierce; Episode previews and recaps; and the Blu-ray exclusive Down in the Treme: A Look at the Music and Culture of New Orleans: Learn more about New Orleans' unique culture including its music, cuisine, landmarks, and more with this in-episode viewing mode.

Suggested list price for this set will be $49.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Treme: The Complete Third Season' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under November 19.

See what people are saying about this story in our forums area, or check out other recent discussions.

Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Treme: The Complete Third Season (Blu-ray)
Tags: Disc Announcements, HBO (all tags)