Contest: Win Spartacus Blood and Sand on Blu-ray

Congratulations to our three winners of Spartacus: Blood and Sand: The Complete First Season Blu-ray! Chosen by, the winners are Gena, Jim Mercer and Kathy Pease.

You will receive an email from us soon, but please email sam (at) by midnight Friday Sept. 24 with your mailing address to claim your prize.

Thanks to Starz and Anchor Bay for sponsoring this give-away.

And stay tuned to Disc Dish for our next contest, a classic science-fiction trilogy coming to Blu-ray next month!

Spartacus Blood and Sand TV show sceneStarz original series Spartacus: Blood and Sand: The Complete First Season will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on Sept. 21, but three lucky fans can get the high-definition version for free thanks to Disc Dish and Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Starring Andy Whitfield (Gabriel), John Hannah (The Mummy series), Lucy Lawless (TV’s Battlestar Galactica) and Peter Mensah (300), Spartacus: Blood and Sand follows a warrior who is captured by Romans and enslaved into a gladiator training school. There he must fight for his life on and off the arena. (Read our review.)

Spartacus Blood and Sand Blu-ray boxBoth the DVD and Blu-ray will include all 13 episodes of the first season plus these special features:

  • commentaries
  • behind-the-scenes footage
  • bloopers
  • episodes with enhanced digital effects
  • and featurettes including “Gladiator Camp,” “History Rewritten,” “Makeup Effects” and “The Hole.”

The Blu-ray also will contain four Director’s Cut Extended Episodes selected by executive producer Rob Tapert.

The DVD will be priced at $59.97 and Blu-ray priced at $79.97 in stores, but on Disc Dish, you can get the Blu-ray for free.

The contest is open to anyone who follows Disc Dish on Facebook and/or Twitter. If you don’t already, click to Like Disc Dish on Facebook and/or click to follow Disc Dish on Twitter.

To enter to win one of three — 3 — copies of Spartacus Blood and Sand: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray, simply leave a comment on this page saying whether you follow Disc Dish on Facebook or Twitter. And feel free to tell us about how much you love the show.

As an added bonus, if you link to this page, from your blog, on Facebook, on Twitter, or wherever you hang out online, let us know that too and you’ll be counted twice.

The contest will be open until midnight EST on Monday, Sept. 20, and the winners will be announced on this page on Tuesday, Sept. 21, chosen randomly by

Good luck!

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.