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.
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU:
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"