One of the longest running and most popular of all television westerns, Bonanza was both an action/adventure classic and family drama. For fourteen seasons, audiences enthusiastically tuned in to the High-Sierra adventures of the Cartwright family - wise patriarch Ben Cartwright and his 3 dissimilar sons, Adam, Hoss and "Little Joe" as they attempted to maintain and operate their sprawling timberland ranch, the Ponderosa, in an era of violence and lawlessness in mid-1800's Nevada.
Earlier this month we broke the news that CBS DVD and Paramount Home Entertainment is bringing out Bonanza - The Official 1st Season, Volume 1
on a 4-DVD set, with the first 16 episodes of the show's first season. And that on the same day they'll bring out the remaining 16 first-season episodes on the Bonanza - The Official 1st Season, Volume 2
set, also 4 discs. That date is September 15th
, as you probably already know. What you may not have seen yet is the package art for these two titles,because the studios only released these pictures earlier today. Take a look-see: