Notes of interest to fans of the WB, er, UPN, oh, right, CW shows, from today's e-mail:
Join Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles in Supernatural’s ’67 Chevy Impala for a dark and mysterious thrill ride that will leave you on the edge of your seat. On September 5, Warner Home Video presents the highly-anticipated release of Supernatural: The Complete First Season DVD featuring all 22 episodes as well as unforgettable bonus features including never-before-seen featurettes, a sneak-peek into Season 2 , unaired scenes, commentaries and much more from the world of the unexplained. Supernatural: The Complete First Season hits stores just in time for fans to catch up with the Winchester brothers before the paranormal journey ignites with the season two premiere on the CW. The six-disc collector’s set is priced to own at $59.98 SRP. ...
Now is the perfect time to find the clues and discover the ultimate series known for its street smarts with heart. On August 22, 2006, Warner Home Video presents the critic- and fan-requested Veronica Mars: The Complete Second Season on DVD, featuring a collectible six-disc set with all 22 thrilling and captivating episodes and special bonus features. Witness the mystery, scandal and drama of Veronica Mars, featuring an unparalleled cast including Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring, Francis Capra, Percy Daggs III, Teddy Dunn, Ryan Hansen, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner and Enrico Colantoni. Veronica Mars: The Complete Second Season includes entertainment for both new and loyal fans with revealing special features including “A Day in the Life of Kristen Bell” featurette and over 20 minutes of deleted scenes. The DVD is priced to own at $59.98.
Late summer/early fall releases may add to the buzz for a show as it's returning to the schedule. But I think it's smarter to release such sets at the beginning of summer, giving fans months to study and obsess over the shows, so they have all the more reason to come back for the new season in the fall.