[04/04/05 - 12:00 AM]
CBS DVD Presents the Release of the Critically-Acclaimed Series: "Joan of Arcadia: The First Season"

[via press release from CBS]


~ Inspired 6-Disc Set Debuts On DVD on May 10 ~

HOLLYWOOD -- CBS DVD and Paramount Home Entertainment deliver the entire first season of television's beloved Emmy� and Golden Globe nominated series "Joan Of Arcadia" onto DVD May 10.

JOAN OF ARCADIA: THE FIRST SEASON features all 23 episodes from the first season of the critically acclaimed series in a 6-disc DVD collection, along with deleted scenes from nearly episode, audio commentaries by the filmmakers and cast and exclusive behind-the-scenes featurettes on the creation of the series and a look back at Season One. Order cut-off is March 29.

DVD Episodes:

Disc 1: "Pilot," "The Fire and the Wood," "Touch Move," "The Boat" "Pilot" features a commentary by Barbara Hall (the show's creator and executive producer) and executive producer James Hayman

Disc 2: "Just Say No," "Bringeth It On," "Death Be Not Whatever," 'The Devil Made Me Do It"

Disc 3: "St. Joan," "Drive, He Said," "The Uncertainty Principle," "Jump" "Jump" features a commentary by executive producer Barbara Hall, executive producer James Hayman and consulting producer Hart Hanson

Disc 4: "Recreation," "State of Grace," "Night Without Stars," "Double Dutch" "Recreation" features a commentary by the cast including Joe Mantegna, Mary Steenburgen, Amber Tamblyn, Jason Ritter and Michael Welch.

Disc 5: "No Bad Guy," "Requiem for a Third Grade Ashtray," "Do the Math," "Anonymous"

Disc 6: "Vanity, Thy Name Is Human," "The Gift," "Silence" "The Gift" features a commentary by series writers Tom Garrigus, David Grae, Joy Gregory and Stephen Nathan, while "The Silence" features a commentary by executive producers Barbara Hall and James Hayman

JOAN OF ARCADIA is a drama that follows a typical family facing atypical situations -- not the least of which is their teenage daughter's sudden, unexpected conversations with God. A tough but soft-hearted police chief, Will Girardi is new to the city of Arcadia and dreams of providing a safe haven for his family and community. An outbreak of serious crime in his idyllic new town challenges Girardi's desire for order, as do the ups-and-downs he faces with his family.

Daughter Joan, an average teenager, has begun acting a little strange. No one knows that it has to do with the unusual way various people keep popping up, introducing themselves as God, and then giving her specific directions to do things -- such as get a job. The appearances are hard for her to believe, even more so as she never knows who's going to turn up next. One minute it's a cute boy her own age, the next it's the lunch lady. For now, she's keeping it all a secret. Rounding out the Girardi family are her mother, Helen; her 15-year-old science-geek brother, Luke; and her older brother, Kevin, a former high-school sports star who is in a wheelchair as a result of a car accident. Unsure of what God wants, and if she's even sane, Joan tentatively begins to follow God's cryptic directives, all the while trying to retain a "normal" teen-aged existence.

JOAN OF ARCADIA: THE FIRST SEASON is presented in widescreen format enhanced for 16:9 televisions and features Dolby Digital English 2.0 Surround. The DVD collection is priced at under $45 in the U.S. and around C$50 in Canada. JOAN OF ARCADIA: THE FIRST SEASON is Not Rated in the U.S. by the Motion Picture Association of America and is rated PG in Canada. All six discs are encoded with the Macrovision� Anticopy process and are closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired.

CBS DVD is the label for CBS Consumer Products, a division of CBS Enterprises, which manages the worldwide licensing, merchandising and video activity for CBS Enterprises and King World Productions, Inc.

Visit www.paramount.com/homeentertainment to learn more about Paramount Home Entertainment's new releases, as well as other classic Hollywood films, television programs, animated titles and family and special interest programming. Paramount Home Entertainment is part of the operations of Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc.

  [april 2005]  


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