'Star Trek: TNG' Beams Onto Blu-ray this Summer

Posted Tue May 1, 2012 at 11:00 AM PDT by

The completely remastered 'TNG' finds its way to Blu-ray July 24.

'Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 1' has been retransferred from the original film elements to produce stunning high-definition images, including amazing visual effects that have been painstakingly recreated from the source material, creating before/after results that fans will love. The six-disc Blu-ray set also features 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and a wealth of exclusive bonus material, such as archival footage, a gag reel, and an inside look at taking 'The Next Generation' to the next level of high-definition. Featuring numerous behind-the-scenes interviews, the new material also features Star Trek experts Mike and Denise Okuda, consultants throughout this ongoing project, who offer special insights into the countless man-hours dedicated to the upgrade of The Next Generation.

Featuring one of the most endearing ensemble casts in television history, 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' took fans on the remarkable continuing voyages of the Starship Enterprise with Captain Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart), Commander William T. Riker (Jonathan Frakes), Lt. Commander Geordi La Forge (LeVar Burton), Counselor Deanna Troi (Marina Sirtis), Lt. Commander Data (Brent Spiner), Lieutenant Worf (Michael Dorn), Dr. Beverly Crusher (Gates McFadden) and Wesley Crusher (Wil Wheaton).

There is no word yet on the pricing of the first season, which will be of great importance to those looking to own these season sets. Remember to keep an eye on our Blu-ray Release Schedule as we will update it as soon as we find out the suggested retail price of this release.

As far as technical specs go the first season will feature 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio.

Technical specs have yet to be released.

The special features accompanying the set have also been divulged.

Disc 1

  • Episodic Promos

  • Energized! Taking The Next Generation to the Next Level (HD)

  • Star Trek: The Next Generation Archives: The Launch

  • Introduction to the Series (1987)

  • Promo #1

  • Promo #2

  • Promo #3

  • Season One Promo

Disc 2 - 5

  • Episodic Promos

Disc 6

  • Episodic Promos

  • Stardate Revisited: The Origin of Star Trek: The Next Generation (HD)

  • Part 1: Inception

  • Part 2: Launch

  • Part 3: The Continuing Mission

  • Gag Reel

  • Archival Mission Logs

  • The Beginning

  • Selected Crew Analysis

  • The Making of a Legend

  • Memorable Missions

This is big news for fans! Remember keep an eye on our Blu-ray Release Schedule for any and all updates listed under July 24.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Star Trek: The Next Generation - Season 1 (Blu-ray)