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09.02.2010

LOVE THEM...OR LOVE TO HATE THEM! THE REAL L WORD: THE FIRST SEASON

Powerful New Reality Series From The Creator Of THE L WORD
Debuts On DVD October 19 from Showtime Networks,
CBS Home Entertainment And Paramount Home Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (September 1, 2010) - Truth is juicier than fiction ever could be when the sexy, sophisticated and Sapphic reality series THE REAL L WORD: THE FIRST SEASON arrives on DVD October 19 from Showtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment. The hot documentary series comes from Golden Globe® winner Ilene Chaiken, one of the creators of the long-running, ground breaking Showtime series THE L WORD. The three-disc set features nine episodes, plus special features including behind-the-scenes footage, audition tapes and more.

Set within the glamorous inner circle of Hollywood, THE REAL L WORD: THE FIRST SEASON follows six of the most gorgeous, independent and fascinating lesbians of Los Angeles, who work hard and play even harder.  Staying fiercely loyal to the dramatic and provocative style of the fictional series, the real-life cast proves they can be every bit as glamorous, fashionable, fabulous and even as cutthroat as their celebrated counterparts.

THE L WORD seasons 1-6 are also available on DVD.  THE REAL L WORD: THE FIRST SEASON will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 US and $42.99 CAN.   Presented in Widescreen with English 5.1 and 2.0 Surround Sound and Spanish Mono the DVD is not rated in the U.S. and rated 14A in Canada.  The total running time is approximately 388 minutes.  The DVD disc breakdown is as follows:

Disc One:                  

  • Episode 101
  • Episode 102
  • Episode 103
  • Episode 104

Disc Two:                  

  • Episode 105
  • Episode 106
  • Episode 107
  • Episode 108

Disc Three:               

  • Episode 109
  • Special Features:
    • Behind-The-Scenes Footage
    • Audition Tapes
    • The National Gay & Lesbian Winter Party with Pam Grier


CBS Home Entertainment manages the worldwide DVD and Blu-ray businesses for the CBS Corporation across all lines of content including current hits and classic series from the vast CBS library, as well as new releases from Showtime Video.  CBS Home Entertainment products are released on the CBS DVD and CBS Blu-ray labels.   

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.  PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  PHE is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Paramount Famous Productions, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.

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THE REAL L WORD: THE FIRST SEASON DVD

Street Date: October 19, 2010

Pricing: $39.99 US / $42.99 CAN

Catalog #: 895854

Runtime: Approximately 388 minutes

U.S. Rating: NR

CAN Rating: 14A

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Press:

Leslie Ryan
310-264-3406
leslie.ryan@cbs.com