Prison Break is an American television series created by Paul Scheuring, which aired on Fox for four seasons, from 2005 to 2009. The series revolves around two brothers; one was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit, and the other drawing up an elaborate plan to escape prison to help his brother. The series was produced by Adel Stein-Parouse Productions, along with Original Television and 20th Century Fox Television. Along with creator Paul Scheuring, the series is executive produced by Matt Olmstead, Kevin Hooks, Marty Adel Stein, Dawn Parouse, Neal H. Moritz, and Brett Ratner, who directed the pilot episode. The series’ theme music, composed by Ramin Djawadi, was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2006.
Prison Break was originally rejected by Fox in 2003, which is concerned about the prospects of such a series was the long term. After the popularity of the series of prime-time television series Lost and 24, Fox decided to back production in 2004. The first season received generally positive reviews, and performed well in the ratings. The first season was originally planned for a run of 13 episodes, but was extended for a further nine episodes due partly popularity. Prison Break was nominated for several awards and won the Audience Award at the 2006 Favorite New TV Drama and was nominated for a Golden Globe in 2005 for best TV drama series. In the US, all four seasons released on DVD, while the first and the third season and the final break was also released on Blu-ray Disc. The series was broadcast all seasons and has been released on Blu-ray at international level.