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September 17 2013

Buffy & Angel Complete Series Box Sets are Amazon.com's Gold Box Deal of the Day. If you still don't own the shows on DVD you can snag Angel for $54.99 and Buffy for $59.99 today. Get yourself some Jossy goodness!

June 25 2013

Much Ado About Nothing DVD commentary being recorded as we speak. Both Spencer Treat Clark and Jillian Morgese have tweeted photos. I could easily see Joss, Alexis, Brian & Nick, as well as Reed Diamond, Fran Kranz, and I think I could see Amy Acker. But I can't see Tom Lenk and/or Nathan Fillion. Emma Bates just added a great instagram (showing what a big group commentary it really is)! More...

July 24 2012

Home entertainment trailer for The Cabin in the Woods. This one abandons all pretense of avoiding spoilers, laying it all out. It actually sort of makes for a better trailer.

April 27 2012

Cabin straight to DVD in Australia. Perhaps a fan reaction can overturn this decision too? ETA: Official statement here and there is a screening of the movie on the 29th at the Gold Coast Film Festival.

October 14 2010

Geekscape reviews Dollhouse Season 2 on DVD. Columnist William Bibbiani recounts his troubled relationship with the show early on, but is happy to report the second season results in an overall, highly positive experience.

July 31 2010

Dollhouse season 2 DVD UK release pushed back a month. According to the British Video Association it now has a release date of October 11. More...

July 06 2010

Dollhouse Season 2 DVD gets US release date. According to Fox Home Entertaiment, the Blu-ray (and presumably the DVD) will be out on October 12th. They also tweeted that you can pre-order a limited edition lithograph version at Comic Con (so that'll go well). The ordinary DVD artwork can be seen here.

May 30 2010

Dollhouse season 2 DVD is available in the UK for pre-order. Amazon.co.uk lists the release date as September 6th. Play.com makes mention of a Complete Seasons 1 & 2 boxset coming out on the same date.

February 10 2010

"Veronika Decides To Die" to hit shelves in April. The SMG movie arrives on the 27th of the month.

November 30 2009

Dollhouse S1 DVD for $14.99 at Best Buy. The website says that it is only available through Monday night. Currently sold out online, but may still be available in-store.

October 02 2009

Dollhouse Season 1 on DVD for pre-order in Brazil. Both the DVD and Blu-ray are expected to be released in Brazil on November 5th 2009. More...

September 18 2009

Get a free Joss Whedon DVD today in the UK. The Daily Mirror and Asda are giving away an exclusive DVD which has an episode of Buffy, Angel and Dollhouse ('Hush', 'City Of' and 'Needs') on it. It has "collector's item" written all over it (well probably but it's a good way to promote Joss' shows). More...

September 07 2009

Amazon has pulled the Dollhouse DVD. Per the website, "...customers have told us there may be something wrong with our inventory of the item, the way we are shipping it, or the way it's described here." The Amazon Marketplace sellers are still selling it. ETA: The DVD is now back on sale. More...

August 11 2009

Estimated sales figures for the Dollhouse season one DVD. The Numbers website estimates that the Dollhouse DVD shifted 62,226 units in its first week of release with sales of $1,826,333.

July 31 2009

DVD Verdict reviews Dollhouse: Season One. A very in-depth, highly favorable review, but it's a screener copy, so no discussions of the extras, besides commentaries. More...

July 30 2009

Iyari Limon's film "Maquillaje" now available on DVD. Unreleased film from a couple of years ago.

July 22 2009

Fox to promote Dollhouse DVD/BD via banner ads that tweet. Apparently the ads will run through August 3, display Eliza's tweets, allow users to tweet about it directly from the ad, and after screening some user tweets could appear in the ad as well. Click here to view a demo of the ad (spoilers for 'Echo').

July 15 2009

Dollhouse DVD UK release date. The Region 2 DVD will be released on 7th September 2009 and not the 14th as previously reported. More...
Aaron Sherman reviews Dollhouse Season 1. Summary: "So, is it worth buying the season one DVDs? Yes, I believe it is."

July 13 2009

DVD Talk reviews the Dollhouse Season 1 DVD. It's a review of the screener copy (which lacks Disc 4).

July 06 2009

Reminder: pre-order your special edition Dollhouse DVD. At 10:00 AM PDT the Fox Store will open the DVD and Blu-Ray for preorder. Apparently--I believe this is a new addition--if you preorder, you will receive a sneak preview of Epitaph One.

July 02 2009

A review of the Dollhouse Season One DVD boxset. Since Fox doesn't want 'Epitath One' leaking before its Comic Con debut, the reviewers are getting sent 3 discs instead of 4. So reviews in the next few weeks will only be able to focus on the aired episodes and the commentaries for 'Ghost' and 'Man on the Street'.

July 01 2009

Countdown to Comic-Con limited edition Dollhouse DVD. Fox Home Entertainment launches a countdown clock to ordering, and details on pick-up at the Fox booth at Comic-Con.

June 08 2009

Pre-ordering the Comic-Con edition of Dollhouse DVD? According to TVShowsOnDVD, starting July 6 you'll be able to pre-order the special Comic-Con edition of Dollhouse: Season One, for pick-up at Comic-Con. Otherwise, you try to grab one of the limited number of the sets being held back for sale at the event itself.

May 23 2009

Dollhouse Region 2 DVD now up for pre-orders. Those of you in Region 2 can now officially get ready. Amazon puts the release date at 14 September 2009. (Took the cue from Progressive_Stupidity.)

May 15 2009

Specs for Dollhouse DVD and Blu-Ray set. The Blu-Ray specs got posted a few days ago, now we have a Table of Content for the DVD too.

May 06 2009

Package Art for Dollhouse Season 1 Blu-rays and DVDs. It's a nice cover. Shiny!

April 30 2009

Angel Series Box Set is Amazon Deal of the Day. Amazon's Gold Box Deal of the Day is the Angel complete series box for $56.99. More...

April 10 2009

Season 1 of Dollhouse available for pre-order on Amazon. The list price is $34.99, and the season will include 13 episodes, the last of which will not be aired on FOX.

April 08 2009

Dollhouse DVD and Blu-Ray information released by FOX. FOX has announced the release date (July 28), list prices, and special features of the Dollhouse first season DVD and Blu-Ray sets.

March 13 2009

Castle gets a DVD release date. The first season will be released on DVD on Sept. 22nd. More...

February 25 2009

First news about the Dollhouse DVD boxset. Dollverse has the first info about the set which "very likely" includes the original pilot, "Echo".

February 10 2009

Amazon "Wild about Whedon" Sale. Unfortunately, no "Complete Series" collections (albeit Firefly and Tru Calling). More...

December 19 2008

Dr. Horrible released today on Amazon.com. For those who didn't pre-order, the DVD is still eligible for shipping in time for Christmas. And if you're looking for a review, check out the one by Time.com's James Poniewozik. More...

December 17 2008

Joss wrote a review of the Dr. Horrible DVD for a blog entry over at Amazon. "I think you should buy the DVD every day forever, and I am totally unbiased."

December 16 2008

Serenity Blu-Ray Australian release date. It's due March 4th - also Firefly Blu-Ray distribution delay.

December 14 2008

(SPOILER) New Dr. Horrible DVD review. The review not only has snippets of lyrics from Commentary: The Musical, but also hints at some of the DVD easter eggs and names a few of the Evil League contest winners. More...

December 10 2008

(First?) Dr. Horrible DVD review. A review of the DVD from Newteevee. Includes quotes from Commentary! More...

December 08 2008

Buffy - The Complete DVD Collection is less than 49 pounds at Amazon.co.uk. That's 73% off! More...

November 28 2008

Dr. Horrible DVD available for pre-order on Amazon. The price is 15 USD and the release date is December 19th. Joss posts about the release as well. And Tubefilter reports that pre-orders are "booming".
BN.com has Firefly on Blu-Ray for $40.49. This is less than DeepDiscount and Amazon, which is selling it for $57.99.

November 24 2008

Amazon Crazy Deals: POSSIBLE Firefly Blu-ray with PS3 and Star Wars Force Unleased for $199. The products that get the most votes in each of six rounds will be offered at ridiculous deal prices, and the runners-up will also be offered at slightly smaller discounts. (But they'll still be sweet deals.) More...

October 05 2008

All Seasons of Buffy and Angel for $20 each including a DVD of the Cast Reunion Panel at Best Buy. Buy one or more of these DVD sets and get the panel DVD for free (otherwise it's $4.99).

July 31 2008

Complete specs for Firefly on Blu-Ray. A complete list of special features (including new commentaries) and other specs for the Blu-Ray release of Firefly!

April 16 2008

Vote in the "Greatest Franchise on DVD ever" poll. The Buffyverse goes head to head with the likes of Doctor Who and Stargate in the semifinals of Agent DVD's poll. The choices have be considered on the criteria of quality and "cultural impact, longevity, spinoff potential and breadth of influence". More...

April 02 2008

Buffy, Firefly, and Angel 50% off at Amazon. Get the Buffy Chosen Collection for $100, Firefly Complete Series for $25, or Angel Complete Collection for $70 as part of Amazon's sale on sci-fi television. More...

March 31 2008

Firefly DVD boxset for under 10 pounds (UK). The Firefly boxset is currently up for grabs at play.com & amazon.co.uk for just under 10 pounds sterling- so there's no excuse for all those Serenity movie fans from buying the series it was based on (link to play.com with free delivery). More...

March 05 2008

Bid for a Serenity DVD signed by Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk. All proceeds go to the Kids Need To Read charity project and the auction ends on March 7th. So if you really want to own it, you better get your skates on.

March 03 2008

"Buffy & Angel DVD collection" partwork official website. The UK-based Buffy/Angel Collection has its own website with plenty of information about the new DVD/magazine title.

February 26 2008

Angel Complete Series Collector's Set for only $55.99 at Amazon.com. It's their Gold Box Deal of the Day so get in there quick.

February 24 2008

Buffy/Angel DVD magazine "partwork" launches in parts of UK. 2.99 will get you the first four episodes on DVD along with a magazine - here's a grainy phone camera shot of what the cover looks like. More...

January 28 2008

"What to watch on DVD". The Chicago Tribune weighs in on what to watch while the Strike's going on. There are a lot of Browncoats making themselves known in the Windy City. This evidently includes the Author of the Article. :)

January 02 2008

Season 3 of Battlestar Galactica Coming to DVD in March. Universal Studios finally released an official date (March 25) for the third season R1 DVD release of "Battlestar Galactica" after months of keeping fans in the dark. This set will include Jane Espenson's premier episode. More...

December 17 2007

Firefly DVD Box Set for $19.99 at Target this week. Believe it's an in-store special only; not online. Search the racks; it may not be shelved where you would think.

December 14 2007

Angel Complete Series DVD - Amazon Lightning Deal $65.99. Sale started 4:00 p.m. PST, runs to 6:00 -- grab 'em quick, they're going fast!

November 10 2007

You let our child watch what?!? A Wired blogger explains why he let his 10 year old watch Buffy Season One.

November 06 2007

Pre-order the Buffy Collector's Set for less than 65 pounds at Amazon.co.uk! Plus, an Angel version too for less than 50 pounds! More...

September 18 2007

(SPOILER) Adam Baldwin talks about Superman / Doomsday DVD. And he has a few nice words about browncoats.

September 12 2007

Some DVD release details and cover for Nathan Fillion's "Waitress". Just in time for Halloween, which might have something to do with pies after all. More...

August 24 2007

Serenity is Cinematical's DVD of the Week. Really nice Commentary and Review of the CE. I don't Think this one's been posted yet...

August 21 2007

"I Am Geek" celebrates the new Serenity DVD Release. One of the 'verse's best Comics waits impatiently for the BDCE, just like us.
Another Serenity Collector's Edition review. That one from Pop Syndicate. But wait, there's more! Digitally Obsessed and DVD in My Pants (yes, really) offer up reviews as well. More...

May 22 2007

Buffy and Angel Season 2 Slim Sets for $17.99 at Amazon. Also Tru Calling Season 2 for $12.14. Amazon follows up on last week's Season 1 sale.

May 17 2007

Complete Buffy Box on sale at Amazon UK. All seven seasons of Buffy on Region 2 DVD for 80.97.

May 07 2007

Impatient? You can now pre-order the 'Serenity' collector's edition DVD. When it was posted here the other day that a 21 August release date had been set for the Serenity Collector's Edition DVD, many posters noted the pre-order link didn't work. It does now, with a listed shipping date of 19 August. More...

May 04 2007

Serenity Collector's Edition DVD gets release date. According to the Universal website, it'll be out in the States on the 21st of August. More...

April 17 2007

Amazon's deal of the day - The Chosen Boxset for 99 dollars. That's like 69 cents per Buffy episode. ETA: Boxset now sold out. More...

March 26 2007

White Noise 2 on DVD in May. Entertainment in Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of White Noise: The Light for 8th May 2007 priced at 19.99. More...

March 06 2007

"Kitchen Confidential" DVD to be Widescreen. According to TVShowsOnDVD, Fox have confirmed that their original press release was wrong. More...

March 02 2007

Serenity: Special Edition DVD to be released in July. Well that's the news over at The Digital Bits' Rumor Mill . And Joss posts about it (with details!) in the comments section of this Whedonesque blog entry. More...

February 09 2007

Nick Brendon's 'Kitchen Confidential' finally to be released on DVD. The release date is May 22, and it looks like the only special features will be some interviews and a trailer.

January 11 2007

The Serenity DVD needs your vote at DVD Reviewer! In the category of "best disc of the year". More...

December 08 2006

Buffy makes Yahoo's TV on DVD top picks list. Yahoo! also chose Alyson Hannigan's sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" for their "TV on DVD" gift guide. More...

December 01 2006

Buy 1 Get 1 Free on Select Fox Box Sets. Including Buffy, Angel, and Firefly! Offer ends 12/15/06 and includes free S&H. More...

November 28 2006

Angel slimset DVDs. All seasons of Angel re-released as slimsets for a cheaper price.

November 26 2006

The Chosen Collection for Under $96! Just in time for the holidays, get The Chosen Collection for $95.90 at Buy.com after $20 off using Google Checkout. More...

November 23 2006

Amazon.com's top 100 bestselling DVDs of 2006. Firefly comes in at #10, Serenity #18.

November 13 2006

The Chosen Collection at Future Shop. I understand you can sometimes find The Chosen R1 DVD collection at Costco and other places for 99 bucks, but here's another place that has it fairly cheap ... just in time for Christmas! (Only available to Canadians). More...

November 10 2006

Nathan Fillion chats about Slither on DVD. Comparing its boxoffice performance and critical acclaim to Serenity, the Captain predicts success on DVD for Slither. More...

October 12 2006

Buffy and Angel complete series R2 DVD box sets reissued for Halloween. This'll be the second time that the "limited" Buffy collectors edition has been re-released in the UK. Still no word on whether the Angel boxset will ever get released in the States. More...

October 05 2006

Sendit.com Fox promotion includes Buffyverse shows. UK site Sendit.com's latest Fox TV sale lists the Buffy and Angel slim season sets at 14.89. Tru Calling and Point Pleasant are also on offer. More...

September 16 2006

A Browncoat talks with Universal about Serenity's Perfomance [perhaps]. A browncoat says he's contacted a wearer of a larger than standard wig at Universal and spoke of the Serenity Numbers with him directly. Take it for what it's worth. It might be true, might be so much internet hoey. But it seems legit, and the poster has a long history.

August 19 2006

Angel R1 DVD boxsets to go slim set in November. But where oh where is the North American release of the "Angel - complete DVD collection" that came out in the UK last year?

August 16 2006

The Chosen Collection available again after apparently disappearing from most U.S. retailers. More...

July 18 2006

Done The Impossible starts shipping TODAY. Jeremy posted this from digg.com: "The discs arrived back from the replicator TODAY! There's nothing quite like holding a years worth of work in your hands. :) We will begin shipping discs out later today, in the order in which they were received. We should have them all out the door in about a week. Also to those that have already ordered, thank you. Be sure to check out the DVD-ROM."

June 30 2006

EzyDVD will release special Tin package for Firefly DVD box set in September. From the same Aussie store that brought us the tin packaged Serenity earlier this year.

May 23 2006

Fox DVD Blowout at Amazon! Great prices on some Whedonverse related shows. More...
Serenity DVD of the week on FreeRecordShop.nl. My, what marvelously good taste some stores have. More...

May 19 2006

Serenity DVD Japanese Edition. Japanese DVD of Serenity released on 11th August. As I don't think it got a theatrical release in Japan or Korea, this might be the first best chance for people based over in those countries to get to see it. More...

May 08 2006

Brazilian Region 4 Serenity DVD to be released on June 1st, 2006. It basically keeps the Australian and UK box art, with a BBC quote on top of it. Check the Larger art. More...

May 05 2006

IGN's Top 25 TV Shows on DVD. Firefly and Buffy both make the top five with the latter getting described as "one of the best TV series of all time".

April 25 2006

Serenity DVD released today in France. It's ranking 18 at amazon.fr, and it is the "semi-complete" version, i.e. the one DVD version with all the extras (but not the Q&A of course). More...

April 23 2006

Firefly series starter DVD out soon in Germany. It will feature the first two episodes. And there will also be Buffy and Angel series starter DVDs out at the same time as well at a bargain price of 5 Euros each. Cool items for collectors and a good way to get newcomers into the fandom. Stay tuned to see if this will happen in the rest of Europe. More...

April 19 2006

It's all about Themes. Article talks about the repackaging of shows on DVD, and mentions BtVS. After the series ends and the season dvds have been released. What do the studios do then? "It's classic catalog marketing," says 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment's Steve Feldstein. "You never run out of product."

April 12 2006

Cover art for the Serenity R1 HD-DVD. So how different is it from the normal DVD cover? Well... More...

April 07 2006

Serenity DVD out in Finland. Comes with the (non-US) extra features "Film makers Journey" and "Anatomy of a Firefly".

April 01 2006

Firefly listed in top 10 DVD sets on FOX.com. FOX.com lists their top ten DVDs on their home page, including a familiar looking brown cover. How many of those things have they sold, anyway?

March 15 2006

"How I Met Your Mother" DVD on the way. No date or anything, just confirmation that it's in the works.

March 11 2006

Curious Serenity DVD on Amazon. To be released this April: Serenity/The Chronicles of Riddick. More...

March 03 2006

"Firefly" DVD price has dropped. As part of their "up to 50% off" sale of television series DVDs, Amazon.com (US) has just lowered the price of "Firefly" to $24.96, a savings of about $10 off their usual price. More...

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