From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: 'Covert Affairs' Season One

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MAY 17, 2011: ARRIVES ON DVD FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Mar 02, 2011, 08:30 ET from Universal Studios Home Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., March. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW:  The sexy, action-packed first season of the smash-hit espionage series, "Covert Affairs" starring Piper Perabo (The Prestige, Coyote Ugly) debuts on DVD May 17, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.  Annie Walker (Perabo) is the CIA's newest field operative in one of their most secretive branches.  Suddenly summoned by headquarters for active duty one month before training is over, she's quickly thrown into a shadowy world full of cons, killers and international crime rings.  What she doesn't know is that there is something – or someone – from her past that her bosses want badly enough to put her in harm's way.  Her mission now is to survive long enough to find out why.

Hailed as "fast-paced, fun and every bit as charming" (Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times),  "Covert Affairs" Season One also stars Christopher Gorham ("Ugly Betty," "Harper's Island"), Sendhil Ramamurthy ("Heroes," "Psych"), Kari Matchett ("24," "Invasion"), Anne Dudek ("Mad Men," "House M.D.") and Peter Gallagher (Burlesque, "The O.C.") with guest appearances by Eriq La Salle ("ER"), Lauren Holly ("NCIS"), Liane Balaban (Last Chance Harvey) and Anna Chlumsky (My Girl).  All-new episodes premiere this summer on the USA Network, "Covert Affairs" is produced by Universal Cable Productions.

DVD BONUS FEATURES:

  • DELETED SCENES
  • GAG REEL
  • SET TOUR:  An exclusive tour of the "Covert Affairs" set.  
  • FEATURED COMMENTARIES:
    • WHEN THE LEVEE BREAKS:  Featuring stars Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham; executive producer David Bartis; and show creators Matt Corman and Chris Ord.
    • PILOT:  Featuring stars Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham; executive producer, Doug Liman; and show creators Matt Corman and Chris Ord.
    • COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN:  Featuring stars Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham; executive producers Doug Liman and David Bartis; and show creators Matt Corman and Chris Ord.
  • FEATURETTES:
    • WELCOME TO THE FARM:  A behind-the-scenes look at the making of "Covert Affairs."
    • BLIND INSIGHT:  A discussion with actor Christopher Gorham on his role and how his character's blindness shapes the show.  
  • DESCRIPTIVE VIDEO SERVICE (DVS): A descriptive narration of the visual elements of the series for visually impaired viewers.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION:

Street Date:  May 17, 2011

Copyright:  2010 Universal Studios.  All Rights Reserved.

Selection Number:  61115422

Running Time:  8 Hours 14 Minutes

Layers: Dual Layers

Picture Format:  Anamorphic Widescreen

Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1

Rating: Not Rated

Languages/ Subtitles:  English SDH

Sound: English Digital Dolby 2.0

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