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Battlestar Galactica - Separate Blu-ray Disc Release for Season 1 Announced by Universal


Retailers told to expect this high-def release in early January

Posted by David Lambert
10/06/2009
 
Following up on this past July's Blu-ray launch of Battlestar Galactica (with Season 4.5 and The Complete Series in high-def format), Universal Studios is preparing to give us more! On January 5th Universal is taking us back to the beginning, and bringing out an individual high-def release of Battlestar Galactica - Season 1 on Blu-ray Disc format.

This isn't the first time we've seen Season 1 on high-def, of course. Besides being included as part of The Complete Series on Blu-ray, these episodes were also released in 2007 on the now-defunct HD-DVD format. The timing of this new release is likely to be aimed to take advantage of BSG fans who may have gotten a Blu-ray Disc player as a gift during the holiday season, especially since prices on the hardware are expected to be lower than ever. It's also timed to coincide with the late-January debut of the spin-off show, Caprica on the Syfy Channel. This will be the fourth Blu-ray format release for this program, following The Complete Series, Season 4.5 and The Plan (which ships in three weeks).

Battlestar Galactica - Season 1 for Blu-ray Disc comes on 4 BD's, running 756 minutes. Video is in 1080p high-def widescreen, and sound comes in with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. Subtitles are in English, French and Spanish. Cost is $89.98 SRP. We don't have package art yet, but here's the long list of bonus material that will be included:
  • Disc 1:
    • U Control - The Oracle
    • U Control - Picture in Picture Behind the Scenes of the Mini Series - Part 1
    • U Control - Picture in Picture Behind the Scenes of the Mini Series - Part 2
    • My Scenes
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Sketches and Art
    • Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes
    • Miniseries Part 1 Commentary with Director Michael Rymer and Executive Producers David Eick and Ronald D. Moore
    • Miniseries Part 2 Commentary with Director Michael Rymer and Executive Producers David Eick and Ronald D. Moore
    • BD Live - Download Center

  • Disc 2:
    • U Control - The Oracle
    • My Scenes
    • Deleted Scenes
    • 33 Commentary with Executive Producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick and Director Michael Rymer
    • Bastille Day Commentary with Executive Producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick
    • Act of Contrition Commentary with Executive Producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick
    • You Can't Go Home Again Commentary with Executive Producers Ronald D. Moore and David Eick

  • Disc 3:
    • U Control - The Oracle
    • My Scenes
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Tigh Me Up, Tigh Me Down Commentary with Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore
    • The Hand of God Commentary with Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore

  • Disc 4:
    • U Control - The Oracle
    • My Scenes
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Are You a Cylon? Personality Quiz
    • Colonial Day Commentary with Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore
    • Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 1 Commentary with Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore
    • Kobol's Last Gleaming, Part 2 Commentary with Executive Producer Ronald D. Moore

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