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Charlotte Sandler






Sophomore Season Of Golden Globe®-Winning Drama Starring Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney And Joshua Jackson Arrives On DVD August 16



HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (June 9, 2016) – Golden Globe winner for “Best Television Series – Drama,” the addictive, SHOWTIME original series THE AFFAIR: SEASON TWO arrives on DVD August 16 from Showtime Networks, CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution. The must-watch series features mesmerizing performances by
Golden Globe nominee Dominic West (“The Wire
”), Golden Globe winner Ruth Wilson (“Luther”), Emmy® nominee Maura Tierney (“ER”) and Screen Actors Guild Awards® nominee
Joshua Jackson (

With a murder unsolved and an affair exposed, everyone’s truth is suspect. Full of complex family ties, passionate betrayals and the vengeful emotions that have resulted from an illicit summer liaison, THE AFFAIR: SEASON TWO explores the emotional and psychological effects of an affair that destroyed two marriages, and the crime that brings these individuals back together. The provocative drama is told separately from four different perspectives, revealing four distinct truths. As the two estranged couples try individually to plan for the future, a new series of deceptions will once again force them to question everything they believed.

As Alison (Wilson) attempts to move on from tragedy and build a lasting relationship while contending with the judgment of others and her own self-doubt, her lover Noah (West) is a burgeoning writer trying to balance the temptations of success, the family he left behind, and the woman he loves. Noah’s former wife Helen (Tierney) is attempting to piece her life together while navigating divorce proceedings, care for her children, and her parents’ noxious influence, while Cole (Jackson), Alison’s former husband, struggles to overcome past heartbreak and start a promising new life. Yet the long-term ramifications of the affair continue to shape these lives, and will lead to an event that changes everything once again. Award-winning playwright and writer/producer Sarah Treem (“House of Cards,” “In Treatment”) and Hagai Levi (“In Treatment”) created the series. Treem serves as executive producer, along with Levi, Anya Epstein (“In Treatment”) and director Jeffrey Reiner (“Friday Night Lights”).

THE AFFAIR: SEASON TWO DVD is a four-disc collection that includes all 12 episodes of the second season, character profiles of Noah, Alison, Helen and Cole, along with a tour of the idyllic area of Montauk on Long Island where the series takes place. The U.S. version of the DVD collection also includes the first two episodes from the
critically-acclaimed SHOWTIME original series “Billions.”
The DVD will be priced at $42.99 U.S. ($47.99 in Canada) and is presented in Widescreen 16:9 with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Stereo Surround Dolby Digital and English, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The DVD is Not Rated in the U.S. and rated 14A in Canada. The total running time is approximately 11 hours, 43 minutes. The disc breakdown is as follows:


Disc One

  • Episode One

  • Episode Two

  • Episode Three

  • Character Profiles of Noah, Alison, Helen, and Cole


Disc Two

  • Episode Four

  • Episode Five

  • Episode Six

  • Tour of Montauk


Disc Three

  • Episode Seven

  • Episode Eight

  • Episode Nine

  • Memory Lanes


Disc Four

  • Episode Ten

  • Episode Eleven

  • Episode Twelve


Bonus Disc (U.S. Version Only)

  • Billions” Episode 101 “Pilot”

  • Billions” Episode 102 “Naming Rights”


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 Networks.  CBS Home Entertainment products are released on the CBS DVD and CBS Blu-ray labels.  


Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.  PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands.  The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles.  PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.


Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon and Google. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Prime Video. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel, and offers Smithsonian Earth through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to



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Street Date: August 16, 2016

S.R.P.: $42.99 U.S. ($47.99 Canada)

Catalog #: 59176752000

Runtime: 11 hours, 43 minutes

U.S. Rating: Not Rated

CAN Rating: 14A (coarse language/sexual content)




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