As your decking the halls and preparing for the holiday season good news is around the corner for fans of HBO’s hit series “The Wire”. Following the wonderful slate of games the NBA has on deck on Christmas, HBO has your TV worries handles after December 25th. HBO is set to release a marathon of remastered HD episodes starting on December 26. The fun doesn’t stop there, “The Wire” will be available for purchase on Google, Xbox, iTunes and Vadu starting on January 5th, 2014. A statement was release yesterday saying this:
In the six years that have passed since the conclusion of the HBO series The Wire, the critically acclaimed drama has turned into a worldwide phenomenon that has been hailed as “one of the best and most original series on television in decades” by the New York Times.
Now, new and old fans of the series can watch the show like never before thanks to a brand new High-Definition upgrade of all 60 episodes, which will debut in December on HBO Signature and HBO GO.
The Wire: The Complete Series will be available to own on Digital HD Monday, January 5, 2015 and on Blu-rayTM in Summer 2015.
The entire series has been beautifully re-mastered in 16×9 Full-Frame HD from more than 8,000 reels of original 35mm camera negative, allowing for a tighter fit on widescreen TVs and computer/tablet screens. The original negatives were scanned, edited, dust-busted and color-corrected with great care and attention taken to stay true to the look and feel of the original Standard-Definition 4×3 version.
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