New On DVD This Week: Sports Night, Deadliest Catch, Man Vs. Wild

Sports Night

The highly acclaimed but shortly lived half-hour comedy ‘Sports Night‘ focused on the staff of a cable sports news program. As the anchors and producers duck and weave through their career goals, workplace romances, rough divorces, and a love/hate relationship with professional sports, the power-plays on the court, in the office, and behind closed doors create a dynamic and often hilarious environment. Written by Aaron Sorkin, the show has been praised for the balance in depicting the inner-workings of its setting, the relationships between its characters, and the unique overarching world of sports journalism that draws them together. Buy the Season 1 DVD right here.

Deadliest Catch

Deadliest Catch‘ takes viewers deep into the most brutal fishing seasons on the planet – red king crab and opilio crab. Brave the icy, black waters of the Bering Sea with Captains Sig Hansen, Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand, Phil Harris and Keith Colburn and their rugged crews daring to gamble high risk for high reward. Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe narrates as brutal storms, grueling hours, heavy injuries, violent tempers and fierce competition push these men over the edge. Buy the Season 5 DVD right here.

Man Vs. Wild

Man vs. Wild‘ follows seasoned adventurer Bear Grylls, as he uses his military training and daring spirit to demonstrate survival skills in extreme terrain and weather conditions. Season 4 captures Bear’s feats of survival through the back-woods of Alabama, the icy wastes of the Arctic Circle, the jungles of Vietnam, the deserts of Texas, and the wilds of Alaska. Adventures through a Pacific island, the American West, China, Guatemala, Morocco, and the urban, concrete jungle are also featured on this top-notch DVD set. Bonus features include deleted scenes and an episode of the Animal Planet hit ‘River Monsters.’ Buy the Season 4 DVD right here.

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