'Downton Abbey: Season Two' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Jan 3, 2012 at 10:00 AM PST by

The second season of the six-time Emmy winning drama is bound for Blu-ray in February.

In an early announcement to retailers, PBS is readying 'Downton Abbey: Season Two' for Blu-ray on February 7.

Last season opened with the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, which had dire consequences for Downton Abbey. The new season picks up in the middle of another disaster, World War I, which affected every aspect of life in England, accelerating the social change that was already transforming an age-old system of class and privilege. As the Great War rages across Europe, discord is sown even into the serene Yorkshire countryside. Simmering tensions behind the gates of Downton Abbey are beginning to come to a boil as the men and women of Downton do their part on both the front lines and the home front. What's more, the brutality and intensity of war seem to inflame more familiar passions - love, loss, blackmail, and betrayal - leaving family and staff alike to struggle in an ever-changing world, against a host of new demons.

The 3-disc set will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 soundtrack, and supplements have yet to be revealed.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $49.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Downton Abbey: Season Two' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under February 7.

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Downton Abbey: Season Two (Blu-ray)
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