‘Blunt Talk: The Complete First Season’; Available On DVD August 30, 2016 From Starz & Anchor Bay

Blunt.Talk.Season.1-DVD.Cover-SideAnchor Bay Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed the DVD release for ‘Blunt Talk: The Complete First Season’; the Starz Original Series starring Patrick Stewart will be available to own on DVD August 30, 2016. No Blu-ray release is scheduled. You can read the full announcement and watch a trailer for the release following the jump.



The Complete First Season

From Academy Award® Nominated Executive Producer Seth MacFarlane
and Starring Golden Globe® Nominee Patrick Stewart and Academy Award® Nominee Jacki Weaver Available on DVD August 30, 2016
BEVERLY HILLS, CA (July 11, 2016)“Blunt Talk,” the hilarious and smart new STARZ Original series starring Patrick Stewart (“Star Trek” franchise, X-Men franchise, Wolverine franchise), who received a 2016 Golden Globe® nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy for his role in the series, will be released on DVD August 30, 2016 from Anchor Bay Entertainment. Executive produced by Academy Award® nominee Seth MacFarlane (“Family Guy,” Ted), The 10-episode half-hour series, set in Los Angeles, follows Walter Blunt (Stewart), a British import intent on conquering the world of American cable news. Through the platform of his nightly news show, Blunt is on a mission to impart his wisdom and guidance on how Americans should live, think and behave. The witty comedy also stars Academy Award® nominee Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, The Five-Year Engagement) as Rosalie, Blunt’s tough and motherly producer-manager, Adrian Scarborough (The King’s Speech, Les Miserables) as Harry, Blunt’s manservant, and Timm Sharp (“Enlightened,” “Til Death”).
The series also features many guest stars including Elisabeth Shue (“CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”), Jason Schwartzman (The Grand Budapest Hotel), Ed Begley Jr. (“Arrested Development”), Richard Lewis (“Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Leaving Las Vegas) and Mary Holland (Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates). With a suggested retail price of $39.98, the “Blunt Talk” DVD includes 20 minutes of in-depth bonus features including commentary on the writing and making of each episode from Creator Jonathan Ames.
The series from MRC is also executive produced by Jonathan Ames (Creator and Showrunner), Stephanie Davis and Tristram Shapeero.
Anchor Bay Entertainment is a leading independent home entertainment company that acquires and releases a wide array of filmed entertainment in the theatrical and home entertainment markets, including STARZ Original series, children’s entertainment, fitness (Anchor Bay Fitness), sports and specialty films on Blu-ray™ and DVD formats. The company has long-term distribution agreements in place for select programming with The Weinstein Company, AMC Networks and RADiUS, among others. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment (www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a full service distributor in the North American market. Anchor Bay Entertainment is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.
About Starz
Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) is a leading integrated global media and entertainment company with operating units that provide premium subscription video programming on domestic U.S. pay television networks (Starz Networks) and global content distribution (Starz Distribution), www.starz.com.  The Starz Networks operating unit is home to the flagship STARZ® brand with 24.0 million subscribers in the United States as of March 31, 2016, with the STARZ ENCORESM network at 32.4 million subscribers. Through STARZ, the company provides high quality, entertaining premium subscription video programming with 17 premium pay TV channels and associated on-demand and online services. STARZ is sold through U.S. multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies, and other online and digital platforms. Starz offers subscribers more than 5,000 distinct premium television episodes and feature films every year and up to 1,500 every month, including STARZ Original series, first-run movies and other popular movie and television programming. The Starz Distribution operating unit is home to the Anchor Bay Entertainment, Starz Digital, and Starz Worldwide Distribution divisions. In addition to STARZ Original series, Starz Distribution develops, produces and acquires movies, television and other entertainment content for worldwide home video, digital, and television licensing and sales.
“Blunt Talk” DVD
Subtitles: English, Spanish
Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic
Format: DVD
SRP: $39.98
Rating: TV-MA
Run Time: 312 mins.
UPC: 013132636948
Catalog #: ST63694
Pre-book: July 27, 2016
Street Date: August 30, 2016



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