PARTY DOWN: SEASON ONE
Series Is this our best current comedy? Simultaneously sharp, nutty and warm, it's the single-camera saga of Hollywood caterer-waiters serving private parties while seeking their big breaks. The half-dozen smartly played regulars - faded commercial spokesman, cynical screenwriter, droll female comedian, dim male model/actor/ rocker - move weekly through an entirely different crowd (sweet 16 party, young Republicans, porn awards). Great guest stars, too: Kristen Bell, Enrico Colantoni, J.K. Simmons, Marilu Henner, Ken Jeong. Second Starz season starts April 23 with Megan Mullally replacing Jane Lynch (gone to "Glee").
Extras Behind-the-scenes, commentaries, more.
List price $30 for 10 episodes, out from Starz.
STEVEN SEAGAL LAWMAN In cable's surprise reality hit, action movie star works as Louisiana sheriff's deputy; $20, A&E.
THE JACKSONS: A FAMILY DYNASTY Docusoap of four brothers' families after Michael's death; $25, A&E.
MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000 XVII Four films include "The Crawling Eye," plus extras; $60, Shout.
TV DVDs on the way
May 18 "The Jeff Dunham Show"
May 25 "Royal Pains"
June 1 "Drop Dead Diva"
June 8 "Family Matters"