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From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: "The Office" Season 9

August 5, 2013


SAY FAREWELL TO TELEVISION'S FAVORITE WORKPLACE COMEDY AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 ON BLU-RAY(TM) WITH DIGITAL INCLUDING ULTRAVIOLET(TM) & DVD WITH EXCLUSIVE BONUS CONTENT INCLUDING RARE AUDITION TAPES FROM SOME OF COMEDY'S BIGGEST STARS FROM UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOME ENTERTAINMENT UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Join the Scranton gang for the ninth and final season of the groundbreaking, Primetime Emmy(R) Award-winning hit series, "The Office" Season Nine, arriving on Blu-ray(TM) and DVD on September 3, 2013 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Andy is back as regional manager, but finds his true calling is in showbiz. Will this finally put Dwight in charge? Jim lands the job of his dreams in Philadelphia, which means big changes for Pam and Darryl. Back at the office, Erin struggles with matters of the heart, Nellie meddles in everyone's affairs, and Angela discovers that her dream marriage isn't quite what it seems. And then, the documentary that has been following these quirky co-workers for nine seasons finally airs, and nothing will ever be the same.

The all-star ensemble cast returns for the last time with Ed Helms (The Hangover Franchise), Rainn Wilson (The Rocker), John Krasinski (Promised Land), Jenna Fischer (Hall Pass), Ellie Kemper (Bridesmaids), Craig Robinson (This Is the End), with the return of Mindy Kaling ("The Mindy Project") and B.J. Novak. Guest stars such Roseanne Barr ("Roseanne"), Bob Odenkirk ("Saturday Night Live"), and David Koechner (Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy) also make a special appearance in "The Office" Season Nine.

Since its premiere on NBC in 2005, "The Office" has garnered prestigious television honors each season, including the 2006 Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Comedy Series, Peabody Award, AFI Honors, Producers Guild Award, Writers Guild Award, SAG Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy, Ace Eddie Award for editing and a Television Critic's Association Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy. "The Office" is a production of Universal Television, Shine America and Deedle Dee Productions.

Developed for American Television by Primetime Emmy(R) Award-winner Greg Daniels (Parks and Recreation, The Simpsons), watch all 23 final episodes back-to-back and uninterrupted in this must own set, loaded with over 5 hours of bonus features including rare cast audition tapes, deleted scenes, gag reel, and more!

-- Blu-ray(TM) disc unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring perfect hi-def picture and hi-def sound. -- DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away. -- Digital including UltraViolet(TM) is a revolutionary new way for fans to collect their movies and TV shows in the cloud. UltraViolet(TM) lets consumers instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs. Now available in both the United States and Canada.

Bonus Features on Blu-ray(TM) and DVD

-- 2003 Casting - Never before seen audition tapes featuring the cast of the show, plus a few surprise auditions from future comedy stars including Seth Rogen, Eric Stonestreet, Jon Cho and more! -- Deleted Scenes - Over 2 hours of Deleted Scenes -- The Office: A Look Back - Retrospective with the cast and their memories of the show -- Finale Table Read - Hilarious cast read-through for "The Office" series finale -- Blooper Reel -- Autotune Andy - Autotune Music Video

Blu-ray Exclusive

-- The Office: Behind-the-Scenes Panel Discussion

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - BLU-RAY(TM): Street Date: September 3, 2013 Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios Home Entertainment Selection Number: 61127341 Layers: BD-50 Picture Format: Widescreen Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 Rating: Not Rated Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish Subtitles Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - DVD: Street Date: September 3, 2013 Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios Home Entertainment Selection Number: 61124807 Layers: Dual layer Picture Format: Anamorphic Widescreen Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 Rating: Not Rated Languages/Subtitles: English SDH and Spanish Subtitles Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1

About Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios ( Universal Studios is a part of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

CONTACTS: Universal Studios Home Entertainment Cecilia Sandoval (818) 777-7364

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