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TV on DVD: 'The Simpsons: Season 20,' not much more

THE SIMPSONS: SEASON 20Series The animated mainstay's 2008-09 season - the first designed widescreen for high-def - cuts in line to become the show's first Blu-ray release. (Last previous DVD release: Season 12.)

Extras Fans will not get the usual bounty of goodies in this quick-turnaround set. No commentaries, no featurettes, no animatics. Only bonus feature: Three minutes of Morgan Spurlock's 20th anniversary special - which aired Sunday, so why isn't the whole thing here? List price $50 DVD/

$60 Blu-ray, out today from Fox.

Also out First half-season of teen gymnasts drama, with extended finale, backstage featurette; $30 for two discs, ABC Family.


VOL. 1 First half-season of sibling rivalry series, with pilot, behind-the-scenes, commentaries; $30 for two discs, ABC Family.

SORDID LIVES: THE SERIES Trailer park soapcom from LOGO is trashy fun with cross-dressing Tammy Wynette impersonator, Olivia Newton-John's leather-clad ex-con, Rue McClanahan, Caroline Rhea; $43 for three discs, VEI.

MENTAL Fox summer series about a renegade shrink arrives with 13 episodes, featurette; $50 for four discs, Fox.

TV DVDs on the wayJan. 26 "The Waltons" TV movies

Feb. 9 "Gary Unmarried"

Feb. 16 "Small Wonder"

Feb. 23 "Nurse Jackie"

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