In addition to the Blu-ray Disc news
for Star Trek - Season 1
, some addition home video news has appeared on long-range scanners for the Trek
franchise. The latest print edition of Video Business
reports on Page 4 about the high-definition sets of the first "TOS" year, and the first six films. But it also mentions a pair of DVD episode releases for both "TOS" and for "TNG" (these were mentioned as possibilities in the Blu-ray reports at Digital Bits and TrekMovie, but Video Business
has the full details).
According to the story written up by VB's
Laurence Lerman, on May 12th
a standard-definition DVD release of Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Best Of
will arrive with 4 favorite episodes from the 1987 incarnation of the series. On the same date, CBS DVD and Paramount Home Entertainment will also release a single-disc DVD with 4 favorite episodes from the original '60s version of the show, titles Star Trek - The Best of the Original Series
. They will be priced at $14.99 each.
No information about the episodes included on these was provided, nor is there any word about whether there are extras. No box art is available, either. But stay tuned and we'll fill you in on these, just as soon as we can!