Tuesday 1 May 2012

Full details on TNG season 1 bluray

CBS have announced the release date and final cover for the TNG season one bluray release, here's what they say in a press release (full release at TrekCore):
The enduringly popular sci-fi favorite STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION – THE FIRST SEASON makes its Blu-ray debut on July 24 from CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution. Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2012, the beloved series continues to enthrall fans with its exciting and socially relevant tales of space exploration in the 24th century.

STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION – THE FIRST SEASON has been retransferred from original film elements to produce stunning high-definition images, including amazing visual effects that have been painstakingly recreated from the source material, creating before/after results that fans will love. The six-disc Blu-ray set also features 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and a wealth of exclusive bonus material, such as archival footage, a gag reel, and an inside look at taking The Next Generation to the next level of high-definition. Featuring numerous behind-the-scenes interviews, the new material also features Star Trek experts Mike and Denise Okuda, consultants throughout this ongoing project, who offer special insights into the countless man-hours dedicated to the upgrade of The Next Generation.
The extra features include several new documentaries, cover the HD conversion process and the original development of the series: Energized! Taking The Next Generation to the Next Level, Star Trek: The Next Generation Archives: The Launch, Stardate Revisited: The Origin of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Plus there's a gag reel, and episode promos.

Here are some screencaps (via the HD room), once again showing how amazing TNG now looks:

Entertainment Weekly also have a video clip from Where No Man Has Gone Before.

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