Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Episode 1 of Season one True Blood Blu-ray Available On Demand May 4th

Ok, I finally understand this - I saw a couple of article about this over the weekend and I didn't get that it was something new to talk about, thanks to Dreadcentral for saying it in a way that I understood.

HBO will offer a blu-ray version of episode one for everyone to see .. got it. Below is a Lafayette sample.
Beginning on Monday, May 4th, and throughout the month on HBO On Demand, viewers will be able to watch the entire first episode from Season One in “True Blood Enhanced Viewing” mode, amplifying their experience with four types of original, interactive picture-in-picture, pop-up features that will be showcased throughout the DVD:

LAFAYETTE – Get the scoop on everyone in Bon Temps with True Blood’s flamboyant and outspoken Lafayette, who dishes up everything from secrets about Tara’s crush on Jason to the history of the Stackhouse family in over 80 clips VAMPIRE HISTORY – Intrigued by the vampire characters? Learn more about how your favorites were "made" HINTS AND FYI’s – Unravel the mysteries surrounding the entire series through helpful hints and FYI pop-ups ANIMATED MAPS – Explore colorful locations in Bon Temps through animated maps Out in stores on May 19th, the five-disc True Blood: The Complete First Season Blu-ray set will offer all 12 episodes in True HD 1080p video and DTS-HD master audio, allowing viewers to engage with storylines, characters, and themes of the show on a higher level through the Enhanced Viewing mode. Along with the exclusive features above, Blu-ray bonus materials include a documentary that chronicles the integration of vampires, Tru Blood beverage ads that market the synthetic blood to “out of the coffin” vampires, and “Vampire Rights” PSAs that service vampires.