We reported previously that the season 1 DVD of Breaking Bad was expected to be released January 20, 2009. However that has now changed to February 24 March 3 with a semi-official alert sent to retailers. Above is the cover art which is subject to change.

So far we know its as a 2-disc set running 346 minutes, featuring episodes (and some unknown special features) presented in anamorphic widescreen video with English – Dolby Digital 5.1 audio and French subtitles. Pre-order from Amazon now!

Breaking Bad has got three nominations from the Writers Guild of America – one for best new series and and two for best episode. Results come out February 7, 2009.

UPDATE: Official press release is now out.

DVD Special Features Include:

  • Digitally Remastered Audio and Video
  • Widescreen Presentations
  • Featurette: Making Breaking Bad
  • Featurettes: Inside Breaking Bad (14 Featurettes)
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Vince Gilligan’s Photo Gallery
  • Commentary on Pilot and “Crazy Handful of Nothin” Episodes
  • Screen Tests
  • AMC Shootout: Interview with Vince Gilligan and Bryan Cranston
  • Episode Recaps
  • Audio: English (Stereo), Spanish, Portuguese
  • Subtitles: French, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Bonus Previews
  • Closed Captioned

Source: tvshowsondvd.com & AMCTV.com