Tue, 10/21/2008

NEWSFLASH: "The Archive of American Television Presents" DVD Series Launches with "Studio One"

On sale November 11th, KOCH Vision and the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation officially launches "The Archive of American Television Presents" with the release of 17 digitally-remastered episodes from the distinguished “Westinghouse Presents Studio One” series, which ran on CBS from 1948-1958.

A landmark series of The Golden Age of Television, “Studio One” presented a wide range of memorable dramas and received 18-Emmy nominations (including 5 wins) during its prestigious nine-year run on CBS. Showcasing some of the greatest talents of the era, this live anthology is a treasured part of America's broadcasting history.

"Studio One Anthology" represents the first in a collection of historic programming being released under "The Archive of American Television Presents" brand.

Episodes Include:

Twelve Angry Men, Wuthering Heights, 1984, The Arena, June Moon, Dino, Julius Caesar, Pontius Pilate, The Storm, Confessions of a Nervous Man, The Remarkable Incident at Carson Corners, Dark Possession, The Death and Life of Larry Benson, The Strike, The Medium, An Almanac of Liberty, and Summer Pavilion.

In this collection are rare performances from Eddie Albert, Art Carney, Robert Cummings, Norman Fell, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lorne Greene, Charlton Heston, Marsha Hunt, Jack Lemmon, Sal Mineo, Elizabeth Montgomery, Leslie Nielsen, Barbara O’Neil, Lee Remick, and Eva Marie Saint, among many others.

Watch the trailer: