Lionsgate has confirmed they will be bringing family favorite classic television series Little House on the Prairie, based on the series of books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, to Blu-ray on March 25, 2014, with the release of the newly restored Little House on the Prairie: Season One Deluxe Remastered Edition Blu-ray (plus Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital Ultraviolet) and Digital HD.
One of the most cherished TV series of all time, “Little House on the Prairie” continues to capture new generations of fans around the world by sharing its timeless themes of love, morality and rich family values. This American classic can now be experienced like never before when Little House On The Prairie – Season One Deluxe Remastered Edition arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD UltraViolet), DVD (plus Digital Ultraviolet) and Digital HD March 25th. To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the pilot movie premiere, the beloved series has been completely restored and remastered and will be available in high definition for the first time from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products. First introduced to American families in March of 1974, the show remained a top-rated series throughout its nine season run and garnered 17 Emmy® and three Golden Globe® nominations along with two People’s Choice® Awards. “Little House on the Prairie” was produced by NBC in association with multiple Emmy® nominated and highly successful television producer Ed Friendly. The show remains one of television’s most meaningful TV series and now loyal fans along with new viewers will be able to discover the Ingalls’ unconquerable courage as they strive to build a better way of life.
Not seen since their original TV broadcast, all twenty-four season one episodes are now presented complete and uncut, newly restored and remastered for optimal picture and sound quality. Plus, you’ll discover where the “Little House on the Prairie” TV legend began-with the original, full-length pilot movie that introduced the Ingalls family to millions of viewers around the world.
Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert both earned Golden Globe® nominations for their unforgettable roles as Charles Ingalls and Laura Ingalls in the inspiring story, based on Laura Ingalls Wilder’s best-selling and much-loved “The Little House on the Prairie” book series which chronicles the dramatic, gripping adventures of a young pioneer family’s struggle to build a new life for themselves on the American frontier of the 1870s. Relive all the heartwarming adventures from season one-from the arrival of Charles Ingalls and his family in Walnut Grove, through the building of a new home and friendships to battling for their lives against a vicious blizzard.
Little House On The Prairie – Season One Deluxe Remastered Edition includes all twenty-four original broadcast length episodes of the premiere season, plus the 96-minute pilot movie. Packed with over 21 hours of content, the Season One set also includes all-new special features including the original screen tests and part one of a newly created six-part documentary that takes a historical look back at the acclaimed series. These treasured Little House On The Prairie – Season One Deluxe Remastered Edition Blu-ray and DVD collections will be available for $38.99 and $29.98, respectively.
BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
Original Screen Tests from Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert
“The Little House Phenomenon: Part One – A Place in Television History”
Year of Production: 1974
Title Copyright: © 2014 NBC Studios, Inc. NBC and the Peacock design are Registered Trademarks of the National Broadcasting Company, Inc. LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRE® and associated character names and trademarks are owned and licensed by Friendly Family Productions, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Distributed by LIONSGATE® under license from NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group.
Type: TV on DVD
Genre: TV on DVD
Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH
DVD Closed Captioned: English
Subtitles: English and Spanish
Feature Run Time: 1268 minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)
DVD Format: 4×3 Full Screen (1.33:1)
Blu-ray Audio Status: English 2.0 DTS HD Master Audio, French 2.0 Dolby Digital
DVD Audio Status: English and French 2.0 Dolby Digital