'Treme: The Complete First Season'

CrimeCrime, Law and JusticeTreme (tv program)Rob BrownMelissa LeoKhandi AlexanderDocumentary (genre)

This widely praised HBO drama series, overseen by "Homicide: Life on the Street" writing-producing veterans David Simon and Eric Overmyer, focuses on New Orleans residents trying to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

John Goodman and recent Oscar winner Melissa Leo ("The Fighter") play a married professor and attorney, Wendell Pierce and Rob Brown appear as father-and-son musicians, Khandi Alexander appears as a bar owner, and Steve Zahn is seen as a self-styled revolutionary. DVD extras: "making-of" documentaries; audio commentary by cast and crew. **** (Not rated: AS, P, V) (Also on Blu-ray)

Buy 'Treme: The Complete First Season' on DVD.

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