It seems possible that the early release date, as well as the label "Volume 1" is intended to help raise support for the future of The Bionic Woman. Check out the DVD artwork and menus below:
Bionic Woman - Volume 1 will be a 2-DVD set costing $29.98 SRP. Video is Animorphic Widescreen (1.78:1), audio is English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, subtitles are English and Spanish. The running time is 5 hours 38 minutes. Extras (which are all on Disc 2 except for the commentary) included on this release are:
Pilot Commentary with Executive Producer David Eick
The Making of the Car Crash
Real Life Bionics
The show stars Michelle Ryan in the title role, and also stars Miguel Ferrer, Lucy Hale, Mark Sheppard, Molly Price, Kevin Rankin and Will Yun Lee, with recurring appearances by Katee Sackhoff and Isaiah Washington.