‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Release Date Announced!

We have to say that we’re excited about being able to own The Shannara Chronicles, because we missed some episodes when it was on MTV. Now we’re going to be able to binge watch and relax, while we drool over the beautiful scenery, the fabulous effects, and the outstanding actors.

Hey – we have loved Austin Butler for years.

Paramount announced that they will be releasing season one. See the press release below –






Based on the Popular Book Series, First Season Arrives on DVD June 7, 2016
with Exclusive Special Features


NEW YORK – Called “the best looking fantasy series on TV” (IGN) and “damn fine television” (Collider), MTV’s hit show “The Shannara Chronicles” Season One arrives on DVD June 7, 2016.  Executive produced and written for television by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar (“Smallville”) and executive produced by Jon Favreau (Iron Man), the lavish fantasy series is based on the 26-volume book series by Terry Brooks.  “The Shannara Chronicles” premiere on MTV was viewed 14.6 million times across linear and digital platforms and delivered the best single-week performance on iTunes ever for an MTV series.

Set thousands of years in the future, “The Shannara Chronicles” follows three heroes, Elf-Human hybrid Wil (Austin Butler, “Arrow”), Elvin Princess Amberle (Poppy Drayton, “Downton Abbey”), and Human Rover Eretria (Ivana Baquero, Pan’s Labryinth), as they embark on a quest to stop an evil Demon army from destroying the world.  The show also features Manu Bennett (The Hobbit), John Rhys-Davies (The Lord of the Rings), and James Remar (“Dexter”).

Arriving just in time for Father’s Day and graduation gift-giving, the four-disc DVD set includes all 10 episodes from the inaugural season along with more than 30 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage.  “The Shannara Chronicles” Season One DVD set has a suggested retail price of $29.99 U.S./$32.99 Canada.


  • Behind-the-scenes
  • Meet the Characters
  • Exploring New Zealand
  • Terry Brooks interview
  • Making of the Dagda Mor

DVD Release Date: 6/7/16
U.S. Rating: NR
Running Time: 411 min
Format: Widescreen
Price: $29.99 US/ $32.99 Canada

“The Shannara Chronicles” is written for television by and executive produced by Al Gough and Miles Millar.  Jon Favreau, Jonathan Liebesman, Terry Brooks and Dan Farah also serve as executive producers. The first two episodes were directed by Jonathan Liebesman (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”).

Will you be picking up The Shannara Chronicles?

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