iCarly - Nickelodeon's Internet-Interactive Series Comes to DVD this Fall
September 23rd debut for the first half-season of the show
Posted by David Lambert
Carly and her best friend Samantha "Sam" Puckett turn a boring school assignment into a fun, creative and hilarious web-show. When their friend Freddie accidentally leaks a video of their antics on the web, Carly, and average 13-year-old girl, becomes an unlikely online celebrity.
Embracing her popularity, Carly convinces Sam, her co-host and comedic sidekick, and Freddie, their technical producer, to turn "iCarly" into a weekly show...where they can finally do and say whatever they want! The show-within-a-show stars tween sensation Miranda Cosgrove as Carly Shay, a cool teen who clicks with kids everywhere via her own homegrown web show...and it incorporates the original videos that kids upload on iCarly.com into the scripted comedy.
iCarly is a convergent entertainment experience that unites the TV screen and the web for kids. Throughout the show, Carly will encourage viewers to post their own originally created content relating to the context of each show. This content may become part of a future iCarly episode, or included in Carly’s online webcast, making iCarly the first scripted show on all of TV to incorporate original kid-created content.
Carly and her best pals Sam (Jennette McCurdy) and Freddie (Nathan Kress) are followed on-and-off webcam as they create their webcast and grapple with everyday tween problems and adventures. The webcasts feature everything from comedy sketches and talent contests, to interviews, recipes and problem-solving. Kid viewers who've connected with the TV characters interact with them at real-life companion website www.iCarly.com, and are encouraged by Carly and her sassy best bud Sam to post their own originally created content perchance to wind up on TV or on iCarly.com.
Nickelodeon and Paramount Home Entertainment have announced that iCarly - Season 1, Volume 1 will come into your living rooms in a whole new way - on DVD! - this September 23rd. There will be 13 episodes on 2 discs, plus extras such as a music video of the "Leave It All To Me" theme song, an exclusive extended version of the featurette about the making of that music video, other behind-the-scenes extras, and more.
Video is presented in full screen, with English Dolby Digital Stereo sound and a running time of 311 minutes. Cost is $26.99 SRP, and DVDEmpire is taking pre-orders today for $20.36. Here's a look at the cover art, featuring the star of the show, Miranda Cosgrove. Some of you may recognize Cosgrove for her role as Drake's sister in Nickelodeon's Drake & Josh: