Phase 4 releasing 'Flashpoint' DVD

Season 1 of Canadian drama due in the fall

TORONTO -- Canadian distributor Phase 4 Films has picked up the domestic English-language home entertainment rights to the CBS cop drama "Flashpoint."

Toronto-based Phase 4 plans to release the first season of the Canadian drama, 13 episodes, on DVD and Blu-ray on Oct. 13, day-and-date with the stateside release by CBS DVD and Paramount Home Entertainment.

"Flashpoint" is co-produced by indie producers Pink Sky Entertainment and Avamar Entertainment, Canadian broadcaster CTV and CBS Television Studios. Phase 4 Films also will distribute the second season of "Flashpoint" in 2010.