or


[08/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Book of Daniel: The Complete Series Available September 26, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment

[via press release from Universal Studios Home Entertainment]

"THE BOOK OF DANIEL: THE COMPLETE SERIES" AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 26, 2006 FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT

PROVOCATIVE AND CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FAMILY DRAMEDY STARRING AIDAN QUINN AND ELLEN BURSTYN

DVD Set Featuring Four Episodes Never Aired on TV!

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. -- August 30, 2006 -- An imperfect and unconventional Episcopalian priest struggles with real-life issues of faith and family in the provocative and compelling drama, The Book of Daniel: The Complete Series, coming to DVD on September 26, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The Book of Daniel blends the irreverence of "Arrested Development" with the unconventional character development of "Six Feet Under" to create a refreshing take on modern-day saints and sinners. Emmy� nominee Aidan Quinn (Legends of the Fall) stars as the Reverend Daniel Webster, a pill-popping minister who struggles with the most unexpected earthly challenges. Emmy? and Oscar? winner Ellen Burstyn (Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Requiem for a Dream) heads up the superb supporting cast as Bishop Beatrice Congreve, his spiritual advisor and superior. The Book of Daniel: The Complete Series comes in a double disc set that includes the two-hour pilot and deleted scenes. The two DVD set is priced at $29.98 SRP.

CRITICS PRAISE THE BOOK OF DANIEL

The Book of Daniel's offbeat examination of spirituality in the modern world captured the imagination of critics across the country when it debuted on NBC. The show is "mordantly witty, refreshingly intelligent," raves Tim Stack of Entertainment Weekly. It's "a lively, unpredictable jumble of 'Desperate Housewives,' 'Six Feet Under' and maybe The Ten Commandments," says Tom Gliatto, of People, awarding it "3 out of 4 stars." Matt Roush of TV Guide notes, "The A-list cast is terrific and the writing sharp and funny."

SYNOPSIS

A provocative, edgy and compelling new drama, The Book of Daniel stars Emmy� nominee Aidan Quinn (An Early Frost, Plainsong, Legends of the Fall) as the Rev. Daniel Webster, an unconventional Episcopalian priest. Webster is challenged on many levels as he struggles to be a good husband, father and minister, while navigating an often rocky relationship with church hierarchy, led by Bishop Beatrice Congreve (Oscar� winner Ellen Burstyn, Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore).

For more information please visit: www.great-tv-shows.com

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
DVD
Street Date: September 26, 2006
Copyright: 2006 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Price: $29.98 SRP
Selection Number: 31217
Running Time: Disc 1: 2 Hours 51 Minutes; Disc 2: 2 Hours 54 Minutes
Layers: DVD-9 (Single Sided)
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen (1.78:1)
Rating: NR
Technical Info: English Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English SDH

For artwork or screeners, please log on to our Web site at www.ushepublicity.com or fax your request to Universal Studios Home Entertainment Publicity at (818) 866-0226.

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios (www.universalstudios.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% owned by Vivendi.





  [august 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT (NETFLIX)
· BOOK OF DANIEL, THE (NBC)
· DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
· SIX FEET UNDER (HBO)





[10/17/18 - 02:01 PM]
Warning: This May Make You Cry - "Orange Is the New Black" - The Final Season, 2019
Netflix revealed the news on social media this afternoon.

[10/17/18 - 02:00 PM]
Joshua Bassett Lands the Lead Role in "High School Musical: The Musical"
The series for Disney's upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service will be filmed in Salt Lake City, Utah, in a single camera documentary style.

[10/17/18 - 12:30 PM]
ABC Gives a Full-Season Order to Hit New Comedy "Single Parents"
On average through its first three episodes, the ABC freshman comedy is drawing an audience of 5.6 million viewers and is delivering a 1.6/7 in Adults 18-49.

[10/17/18 - 10:32 AM]
"People Magazine: Sexiest Chef Alive" to Be Revealed in Primetime Special on Food Network
Host Jess Cagle gives viewers an up-close look at 10 rising culinary stars who are in the running for the title.

[10/17/18 - 10:14 AM]
Netflix Announces Multi-Generational Live Action Family Comedy Series "Family Reunion," Co-Starring Loretta Devine and Tia Mowry
In the Netflix original series, Mowry plays Cocoa McKellan, a free spirited mother from Seattle.

[10/17/18 - 09:30 AM]
Season Five of Disney Junior's Groundbreaking Animated Series "Doc McStuffins" Premieres Friday, Oct. 26, on Disney Channel
The new season will bring the series to a total of more than 150 episodes, shorts and specials.

[10/17/18 - 08:15 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Off Demo Push by ABC Debuts
The Alphabet's premiere of "The Conners" leads all programs last night among adults 18-49.

[10/17/18 - 08:11 AM]
Reclaimed Materials Get New Life in DIY Network Series "Heritage Hunters"
San Francisco-based salvage expert Michael "Bug" Deakin and his team of craftsmen hunt for history-rich materials to repurpose into timeless pieces for clients' homes.

[10/17/18 - 07:32 AM]
Garth Brooks to Premiere His New Television Special, "Garth: Live at Notre Dame!" Dec. 2 on CBS
The special will capture Brooks while he performs the first live concert ever held at the legendary Notre Dame Stadium, at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana, on Saturday, October 20.

[10/17/18 - 07:16 AM]
Investigation Discovery's Hit Series "People Magazine Investigates" Returns for a Thrilling Third Season
Returning Monday, November 5, the 15-episode season takes viewers to the epicenter of America's most compelling crimes.

[10/17/18 - 06:55 AM]
MTV to Honor Janet Jackson as 2018 "Global Icon" at "MTV EMAs" Airing Worldwide on November 4
Jackson will perform a medley of her greatest hits including her recent smash single, "Made for Now."

[10/17/18 - 06:32 AM]
Video: "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" - Studio Spot - Netflix
In a never before seen sneak peek of the weekly topical show, Minhaj treated viewers via Instagram to a hint of the show's high tech, interactive set.

[10/17/18 - 06:17 AM]
"Elite" Has Been Renewed for Season 2!
The streaming service announced said pick-up via social media this morning.

[10/17/18 - 06:00 AM]
CBS to Premiere "The World's Best" Immediately Following CBS Sports Broadcast of "Super Bowl LIII"
James Corden hosts the series, with Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles and Faith Hill as the three American judges.

[10/17/18 - 12:46 AM]
MTV Studios and Facebook Watch Join Forces to Reimagine MTV's "The Real World" Around the World with Three All New Seasons
Drawing on Facebook's global platform, the new seasons will be native productions in Mexico, Thailand and the United States, respectively, to explore friendship, and the cultural and social environment in each.