'True Blood' to Take Bite Out of Blu-ray

Posted Thu Feb 5, 2009 at 12:00 PM PST by Peter Bracke
True Blood [Publicity Still]

The vampires of 'True Blood' are coming to high-def, with Warner announcing a May Blu-ray debut for the complete first season of the hit HBO series.

A critical and ratings winner for the cable network, the Alan Ball-created vampire series will make its Blu-ray debut on May 19 (day-and-date with the standard DVD) via the Warner/HBO Home Video label.

'True Blood: The Complete First Season' will present all 12 first season episodes spread across five BD-50 dual-layer discs. Specs will see 1080p/VC-1 video and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio.

We don't have confirmation on extras as of yet, but watch this space for further details in the days ahead.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $79.98.

You'll find the latest specs for 'True Blood: The Complete First Season' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 19th.

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True Blood: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
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