December 2018: The Month in Home Media

The Month in Home Media highlights short-lived or rare TV shows released on DVD or Blu-ray in the United States during the previous month.

One season wonder Dan August (ABC, 1970-1971) came out on DVD last month.

Also, two recent CBS shows were released on DVD on November 30th and I failed to notice. Legal drama Doubt, starring Katherine Heigl, ran for 13 episodes during the 2016-2017 season. CBS yanked it off the air after just two episodes, burning off the other 11 during the summer. Sitcom The Great Indoors, starring Joel McCale, ran for 22 episodes during the 2016-2017 season.

DVD/Blu-ray Releases

Highlight of the Month: Dan August

Burt Reynolds starred in this crime drama that ran for 26 episodes on ABC during the 1970-1971 season. The cast also included Normal Fell, Ned Romero, Richard Anderson, and Ena Hartman. The new 4-disc DVD set from Visual Entertainment Incorporated (VEI) also contains the pilot telefilm, which aired in January 1970 and starred Christopher George.

Dan August is currently unavailable from Amazon but you an order it directly from VEI’s website.

Other Releases

There were no other releases in December.


There is no news to report this month.

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