Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by writing and production trio Daniel Zelman, Glenn Kessler, and Todd A. Kessler. It premiered on July 24, 2007 on FX and aired for three seasons before moving to the DirecTV channel Audience Network in 2010, airing for two further seasons and concluding in 2012.
The plot revolves around the brilliant, ruthless lawyer Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) and her newest protégée, recent law school graduate Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne). Each season features a major case that Hewes and her firm take on while also examining a chapter of the complex relationship between Ellen and Patty. The first two seasons center on the law firm Hewes & Associates in New York City, while later seasons center more on Patty and Ellen’s relationship as Ellen attempts to distance herself from Hewes & Associates professionally and personally.
For five extraordinary seasons, this critically acclaimed legal thriller broke all the rules and made its own. Film legend Glenn Close won two Emmys® for her stunning portrayal of relentless litigator Patty Hewes, who commands the courtroom and the screen, doing battle with ambitious protégée – turned-adversary Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) in cutting-edge cases with devastatingconsequences both professional and personal. Damages: The Complete Series also features sensational all-star guest performances, including Ted Danson, William Hurt, Marcia Gay Harden, Lily Tomlin, Martin Short, John Goodman, Jenna Elfman and Ryan Phillippe. Five Seasons. 59 Episodes. 15 Discs. High-stakes drama at its most intense.
Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Box set, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
Subtitles: French, Chinese, Portuguese, Korean, English
Dubbed: French, Spanish
Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
Region: Region 1
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Number of discs: 15
Rated: Unrated – Not Rated
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
DVD Release Date: October 29, 2013
Run Time: 2767 minutes