New On DVD/Blu-ray This Week: Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection, The Campaign

Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection Fifteen of the most acclaimed films by legendary director Alfred Hitchcock come together on Blu-ray for the first time ever with the release of ‘Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection,’ now available for a limited time only. Digitally restored from high-quality film elements and presented in perfect high-definition picture and sound, […]

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‘Masterpiece’ Adds Ralph Lauren Corp. as Sponsor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS’ “Masterpiece” drama showcase is getting a fashionable new supporter. The public TV program said Monday that the Ralph Lauren Corp. will become a national sponsor, marking the company’s first TV sponsorship. “Masterpiece” executive producer Rebecca Eaton called Lauren’s support a tribute to the program, home of the hit British period […]

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PBS Fall Schedule Offers U.K. Hits, US History

LOS ANGELES (AP) — PBS‘ fall schedule has a definite British accent, courtesy of the returning drama “Upstairs Downstairs” and newcomer “Call the Midwife.” The prominence of dramas imported from the U.K. is no surprise given PBS’ success with “Downton Abbey,” “Sherlock” and season one of “Upstairs Downstairs.” “Call the Midwife,” a six-part series set […]

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New On DVD This Week: The Universe, Human Planet, Doc Martin Collection, South Park

The Universe Produced exactly one-half century after man undertook his premier forays into space, the History Channel documentary series ‘The Universe‘ rests on the premise that outer space only just began to reveal its secrets in the early years of the 21st century. The program thus explores this colossal subject with each episode devoted to […]

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New On DVD This Week: Upstairs, Downstairs, The Civil War, Mad Men, Treme, Tangled

Upstairs, Downstairs: The Complete Collection The most popular and successful British drama series in television history, ‘Upstairs, Downstairs Complete Series: 40th Anniversary Edition‘ is now available on DVD from Acorn Media, featuring more than 25 hours of never-before-seen extras and collectible packaging with gold foil. Winner of seven Emmy Awards, two BAFTAs, a Golden Globe, […]

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