It's been just over a year since CBS/Paramount released a pair of half-season DVD sets for Vol. 1
and Vol. 2
of "The Official 1st Season
," and now the studio has finally given fans what they've wanted: an announcement for the follow-up set! Today CBS DVD and Paramount Home Entertainment revealed that December 7th
will see the release of Bonanza - The Official 2nd Season, Vol. 1
. Running almost 15 hours for the featured episodes, it will also come with a number of extras. Here's an early list of them (may be subject to change):
- Audio Commentaries with Julie Adams, Ben Cooper and Stella Stevens
- Isolated Music Track
- On Air Promos: "Just Hossin' Around" (with Dirk Blocker) and "Very Very Hoss & Little Joe"
- Original NBC Network logo, Bumpers and RCA Promo
- Archival Footage (1999): David Dortort Stories: "Color TV and Second Season Successes"
- Archival Footage (1999): David Dortort Stories: "Remembering Pernell"
- Archival Footage (1999): David Dortort Stories: "BONANZA Convention Greetings"
- Archival Footage: Richard "Cactus" Pryor Interviews Dan Blocker
- Photo Galleries
- Cast Members at "Home" Photos
- Ponderosa Set Publicity Poses
- Cast Appearances (Photos)
Pricing and packaging haven't been circulated just yet, but we'll bring that to you as soon as we're able to. Stay tuned!
CBS/Paramount has sent retailers an early look at the front cover art for this 5-disc, 18-episode set, and some of our friends in the industry have passed that picture along to us. We've got a look at it for you below, but please keep in mind that it could be subject to change: