UPDATE: The release date has changed now for “The Shield: The Complete Series“ on Blu-ray Disc (from 12/11) to December 18th. The release is just being pushed back one week. This news comes to us via the distributor Mill Creek Entertainment. Even online retailers such as Amazon have already reflected this change to 12/18 on their pre-order listing page. Below, after the break, you can find the official announcement about this release as well as the release date change.
Mill Creek Entertainment has announced plans today to bring the show “The Shield: The Complete Series“ in a 18-disc box set to Blu-ray Disc on November 6th. The show, starring Michael Chiklis and created by Shawn Ryan, premiered in 2002, and ran for a total of 7 seasons. The Blu-ray box set will include all 88 episodes of the series, which have been restored in a new 4K resolution scan from their original 16MM film source. This show will be presented in full 1080p HD video on the release and audio quality has not been detailed yet, so stay tuned for an update on that. The box set is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. All of the bonus materials from the previous DVD release will be “ported” over on this Blu-ray release such as deleted scenes and audio commentaries on episodes. All of the New Blu-ray Exclusive bonus materials set to be included are listed below.
- The Shield Reunion
- The Shield: A Retrospective
- Restoring The Shield
- The Critical Response to The Shield
- The Shield Writers Room (ATX Festival Panel Reunion)
Below, after the break, you can find the full official release announcement.