Posted Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 08:00 AM PST by Tom Landy
The classic TV series will be heading to Blu-ray in March! You can pre-order the complete first season here!
In an early announcement to retailers, Lionsgate is preparing 'Little House on the Prairie: Season One' for a Blu-ray release on March 25.
One of the most cherished TV series of all time, "Little House on the Prairie" continues to capture new generations of fans around the world by sharing its timeless themes of love, morality and rich family values. To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the pilot movie premiere, the beloved series has been completely restored and remastered and will be available in high definition for the first time from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products. First introduced to American families in March of 1974, the show remained a top-rated series throughout its nine season run and garnered 17 Emmy® and three Golden Globe® nominations along with two People's Choice® Awards. "Little House on the Prairie" was produced by NBC in association with multiple Emmy® nominated and highly successful television producer Ed Friendly. The show remains one of television's most meaningful TV series and now loyal fans along with new viewers will be able to discover the Ingalls' unconquerable courage as they strive to build a better way of life.
Not seen since their original TV broadcast, all twenty-four season one episodes are now presented complete and uncut, newly restored and remastered for optimal picture and sound quality. Plus, you'll discover where the "Little House on the Prairie" TV legend began-with the original, full-length pilot movie that introduced the Ingalls family to millions of viewers around the world.
Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert both earned Golden Globe® nominations for their unforgettable roles as Charles Ingalls and Laura Ingalls in the inspiring story, based on Laura Ingalls Wilder's best-selling and much-loved "The Little House on the Prairie" book series which chronicles the dramatic, gripping adventures of a young pioneer family's struggle to build a new life for themselves on the American frontier of the 1870s. Relive all the heartwarming adventures from season one-from the arrival of Charles Ingalls and his family in Walnut Grove, through the building of a new home and friendships to battling for their lives against a vicious blizzard.
The Blu-ray/Ultraviolet Digital Copy combo pack will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Original Screen Tests from Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert and "The Little House Phenomenon: Part One - A Place in Television History".
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $38.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Little House on the Prairie: Season One' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 25.
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