The first season of AMC’s critically acclaimed adaptation of The Walking Dead is coming to Blu-ray and DVD on March 8.
The zombie/survivalist-horror drama set ratings records for the cable network, with 5.3 million viewers tuning in for the Halloween premiere. The season finale drew a whopping 6 million (8.1 million after rebroadcasts). The Walking Dead also topped the list of most-pirated television shows. It’s been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for best television series drama and a Writers Guild of America Award for best new series.
The two-disc set, from Anchor Bay Entertainment, contains the full six-episode first season, plus extras like a making-of featurette, footage from the Comic-Con International panel, interviews with comic creator and executive producer Robert Kirkman, zombie-make-up tips and more. The Blu-ray is priced at $49.99, and the DVD at $39.98.
Here’s a breakdown of the bonus features:
• The Making of The Walking Dead
• Inside The Walking Dead: Episode 1-6
• A Sneak Peek with Robert Kirkman
• Behind-The-Scenes Zombie Make-Up Tips
• Convention Panel With Producers
• The Walking Dead Trailer
• Zombie School
• Bicycle Girl
• On Set With Robert Kirkman
• Hanging With Steven Yeun
• Inside Dale’s RV
• On Set With Andrew Lincoln
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