‘Batman: The Animated Series’ Blu-ray Takes Top Honors in 2019 Home Media Awards

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s Batman: The Complete Animated Series — Deluxe Limited Edition earned the top prize in the ninth annual Home Media Awards, which honor the best home video releases of 2018, taking Title of the Year and TV on Disc of the Year.  It also won Best Complete TV Series Set.

Blu-ray Disc of the Year went to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s 2001: A Space Odyssey — 50th Anniversary 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray.  It also won for Best Restoration.

Winners were chosen by a panel of judges in conjunction with an online consumer vote for eligible titles submitted for consideration by studios and distributors.

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2019 Home Media Award Winners

Title of the Year
Batman: The Complete Animated Series — Deluxe Limited Edition
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

TV on Disc of the Year
Batman: The Complete Animated Series — Deluxe Limited Edition
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Blu-ray Disc of the Year
2001: A Space Odyssey — 50th Anniversary 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best Theatrical Disc
Avengers: Infinity War
Disney Direct-to-Consumer International/Marvel Studios

Best Direct-to-Video Movie
The Death of Superman
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best Catalog Title
Creepshow: Collector’s Edition
Shout! Factory

Best Movie Collection
De Niro & De Palma: The Early Films
MVD Entertainment Group/Arrow Video

Best Documentary Movie
Mister Rogers: It’s You I Like
PBS Distribution

Best Indie/Small-Budget Film on Disc
The Endless
Well Go USA

Best Foreign Film on Disc
The Square
Magnolia Pictures

Best AV Quality/Blu-ray Movie
Coco
Disney Direct-to-Consumer International/Pixar

Best Current TV Series on Disc
Documentary Now: Seasons 1-2
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Vintage TV Show on Disc
Doctor Who: Tom Baker — Season 1
BBC Studios

Best TV Movie or Miniseries
Sharp Objects
HBO Home Entertainment

Best TV Documentary or Nonfiction Special
Blue Planet II
BBC Studios

Best Complete TV Series Set
Batman: The Complete Animated Series — Deluxe Limited Edition
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best International TV Show on Disc
Blue Planet II
BBC Studios

Best AV Quality/Blu-ray TV
The Shield: The Complete Series
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Mission: Impossible — Fallout
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best Compilation
Robin Williams: Comic Genius
Time Life

Best Extras/Bonus Material
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Disney Direct-to-Consumer International/Lucasfilm

Best Restoration
2001: A Space Odyssey — 50th Anniversary 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best Upgrade
Benji: The Original Classic Blu-ray
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Box Art
Star Trek: Discovery — Season 1
Paramount Home Media Distribution/CBS Home Entertainment

Best Packaging
Puppet Master: Toulon’s Trunk Collection
MVD Entertainment Group/Full Moon Features

Best Digital Presentation of a Movie
Mission: Impossible — Fallout
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best Digital Presentation of a TV Show
Barry: Season 1
HBO Home Entertainment

Best Music/Performance DVD or Blu-ray
Sheryl Crow: Live at the Capitol Theatre
MVD Entertainment Group/Cleopatra Entertainment

Best Sports Disc
Super Bowl LII Champions: Philadelphia Eagles
Cinedigm

Best Kidvid Disc
The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island
Shout! Factory

Best Animation Disc
Coco
Disney Direct-to-Consumer International/Pixar

Best Action Disc
Mission: Impossible — Fallout
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best Adventure Disc
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Comedy Disc
Robin Williams: Comic Genius
Time Life

Best Drama Disc
Call Me By Your Name
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Faith-Based Disc
Same Kind of Different as Me
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best Disc of a Musical
The Greatest Showman
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Best Musical Adaptation
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Best Sci-Fi Disc
Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Disney Direct-to-Consumer International/Lucasfilm

Best Horror Disc   
It — Chapter One
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Best Thriller Disc
A Quiet Place
Paramount Home Media Distribution

Best Disc of a Western
The Durango Kid Collection
Mill Creek Entertainment

Best Superhero Disc
Avengers: Infinity War
Disney Direct-to-Consumer International/Marvel Studios

Best Marketing Initiative
Deadpool Box Art Photobombs
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

Judges’ Award
Detectorists: Complete Collection
RLJ Entertainment/Acorn TV

Fan-Favorite Title of the Year
Avengers: Infinity War
Disney Direct-to-Consumer International/Marvel Studios

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