The official word:
This April, HBO Home Entertainment releases one of the most authentic and powerful series on television, Treme: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download. From creators/executive producers David Simon and Eric Overmyer (HBO's The Wire®), the show has been hailed as "remarkable" (Chicago Tribune) and "riveting" (Reuters) with "fascinating characters" (The Washington Post). Releasing April 17, 2012, Treme: The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray ($79.98), DVD ($59.99) and digital download contain engaging featurettes that explore the vibrant culture and music that makes New Orleans one of America's most distinctive cities. . . .
The Blu-ray and DVD bonus materials included in Treme: The Complete Second Season are as authentic as the show it represents. To complement a series that so authentically captures the flavor of the Big Easy and its compelling characters, the BD and DVD sets contain extraordinary behind-the-scenes features that delve deeper into the city's unique heritage.
Blu-ray and DVD Special Features Include
- "Down in the Treme: A Look at the Music and Culture of New Orleans" (BD only) - Learn more about New Orleans' unique culture including its music, cuisine and landmarks with this in-episode viewing mode.
- "The Music of Treme" - Discover more about the songs featured throughout the series with this in- episode viewing mode. The BD features an enhanced, interactive version of this feature.
- "Behind Treme: Food For Thought" - New Orleans chefs and restaurateurs John Besh and Alon Shaya discuss local cuisine and its importance to the cultural tradition of the city.
- "Behind Treme: Clarke Peters & the Mardi Gras Indians" - Actor Clarke Peters (Albert Lambreaux) and Mardi Gradi Indian Chief Otto DeJean (George Cotrell) discuss the rich tradition of the Mardi Gras Indian in New Orleans.
- "The Art of Treme" - A Tulane University symposium dedicated to Treme featuring David Simon, Eric Overmyer and Clarke Peters.
- Music commentaries - Every episode features commentary by WBGO's Josh Jackson and NPR Music's Patrick Jarenwattananon on select music performances.
- Audio commentaries - Four commentaries with David Simon, executive producer Nina Kostroff Noble, supervising producer/director Anthony Hemingway, director Brad Anderson, writer George Pelecanos, music supervisor Blake Leyh and cast members Clarke Peters, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens, Lucia Micarelli and Wendell Pierce.