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"Mad Men" to DVD!

By admin Published: April 1, 2008

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"Oh, no! I just got an HD DVD player from our client Toshiba!"

It arrives July 1, on standard DVD and Blu-ray. According to Lionsgate, the set will include "special bonus materials including commentaries, featurettes that explore the world of 'Mad Men' and much more! Mad Men: Season One will be packaged in a truly original sleek, limited-edition, metal 'lighter.' Full announcement after the jump.

On July 1st, discover where the truth lies as Lionsgate releases the award-winning and critically-acclaimed Mad Men: Season One to DVD and Blu-Ray Disc!

Mad Men: Season One
The most talked about show of the 2007-2008 television season arrives on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc this July when Lionsgate releases the first season of AMC's award-winning TV series "Mad Men." From Matthew Weiner, the Emmy® award-winning executive producer and writer of "The Sopranos," "Mad Men" is the ground-breaking, daring series about the glamorous and ego-driven "Golden Age" of advertising, where everyone is selling something and nothing is ever what it seems. Since its debut in the fall of 2007, "Mad Men" has won two Golden Globes® for Best Television Series Drama and Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series Drama (Jon Hamm), the Directors Guild Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series Night, the Writers Guild Award for New Series, the Art Directors Guild Award for Excellence in Production Design in Television, the Satellite Award for Best Ensemble, Television and was nominated for two Screen Actor Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Dramatic Series and Best Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama (Hamm).

The show has also garnered enormous critical acclaim. The Wall Street Journal praised it as, "one of the best-written, all-around sparkling works to come along," TV Guide proclaimed it, "sleek, sexy, smartly cynical...9 out of 10" and Newsweek hailed, "Mad Men is...must see TV." Timed to coincide with the second season premiere this summer on AMC and the soundtrack release, Mad Men: Season One includes all 13 episodes of the first season and is loaded with special bonus materials including commentaries, featurettes that explore the world of "Mad Men" and much more! Mad Men: Season One will be packaged in a truly original sleek, limited-edition, metal "lighter."

What you are, what you want, what you love, doesn't matter. It's all about how you sell it. In 1960 New York, the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Sterling Cooper Advertising Agency make an art of the sell while their private worlds gets sold. It is a time of great ferment. Women have barely begun to come into their own. Librium and birth control were on the move. Ethics in the workplace, smoke-free environments, sexual harassment and ethnic diversity are workshops of the future. Don Draper (Hamm) is the biggest ad man (and ladies man) in the business. As Don makes the plays in the boardroom and the bedroom, he struggles to stay a step ahead of the rapidly changing times and the young executives nipping at his heels.

Pricing: DVD $ 49.98 (4-disc set)
Pricing: Blu-Ray Disc $ 49.99 (3-disc set)

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