New Release: Man v Food, Cake Boss and more reality TV on DVD

In October 2010, Gaiam delivered DVD sets with episodes from reality TV shows Man v Food, Cake Boss, Raging Planet and Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern.

Cake Boss: Season 2 TV show scene

Cake Boss

Cake Boss: Season Two debuted on DVD on Oct. 5 from Gaiam and Discovery Communications. Priced at $19.98, the disc contains 18 episodes following New Jersey baker Buddy Valastro and his Carlo’s Bakery crew creating a cake inspired by poisonous plants and a billiard table cake for football player Justin Tuck, among others.

Also from Discovery is Raging Planet, which arrived on DVD on Oct. 19 priced at $19.98. The set includes eight episodes of footage of history’s most destructive natural phenomena, plus a bonus episode exploring lightning, the most powerful electrical force on the planet. Also looked at are tornados, with researchers visiting North America’s “Tornado Alley” to reveal secrets of the storms.

Man v. Food: Season 2 TV show scene

Man v. Food

Bizarre Foods With Andrew Zimmern: Collection 4/Part 1 also debuted on DVD on Oct. 19, priced at $24.98. The  set offers 11 episodes with energetic foodie Zimmern taking viewers behind-the-scenes to savor local cuisine, including a freshly caught tree rat, a handful of live flying ants and some goat lung soup.

And another food favorite TV show, Man v Food: Season 2 was released on DVD on Oct. 26 priced at $19.98. In the episodes on the discs, host Adam Richman goes from San Antonio, Texas, to Anchorage, Alaska, chowing down on such eating challenges as a five-pound cheese steak in Philadelphia, a six-pound milkshake in Washington DC and the suicide six-wing challenge in Richman’s hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y.

About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.