Blu-ray, DVD Release: Girls Season 1

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Dec. 11, 2012
Price: DVD $39.98, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $49.99
Studio: HBO Home Entertainment/Warner Home Video

Girls Season 1HBO‘s acclaimed comedy TV show Girls was nominated for five Emmy Awards for its first season, including Outstanding Comedy Series.

The show stars relative newcomers Lena Dunham (The Innkeepers), Allison Williams (TV’s American Dreams), Jemima Kirke (Tiny Furniture) and Zosia Mamet (TV’s Parenthood) as twentysomethings trying to figure out life while living together in New York City and sharing their humiliations and, though fewer, triumphs.

Dunham created Girls and executive produces with Judd Apatow (Bridesmaids) and Jenni Konner (TV’s Help Me Help You).

The show won an Emmy for its casting and was nominated for directing, the pilot’s script by Dunham and Dunham as lead actress.

The DVD comes with a bunch of special features:

  • “A Conversation With the Girls”
  • “A Conversation With Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow”
  • five audio commentaries with Apatow, Dunham and others
  • “Inside the Episodes.”

The Blu-ray adds:

  • Deleted and extended scenes
  • Gag Reel: Parts 1 & 2
  • Cast auditions
  • Table reads
  • extended commentary on episode six with Dunham and Apatow
  • “NPR Fresh Air” interview with Dunham
  • “The Making of Girls
  • and a 20-page booklet containing a collection of Dunham’s tweets and behind the scenes photos.

The Blu-ray also offers digital copy through iTunes, Vudu or UltraViolet.

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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.