New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

April 25, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Covert affairs. Season five.

April 24, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2015]
4 videodiscs (approximately 678 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Peter Gallagher, Kari Matchett, Hill Harper, Nic Bishop.
Special features: Deleted scenes ; gag reel.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television during the 2014 season.
An inexperienced CIA trainee with top-notch linguistic skills becomes a field operative under mysterious circumstances.

Royal pains. Season six.

April 24, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015]
3 videodiscs (approximately 557 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Feuerstein, Campbell Scott, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty, Brooke D'Orsay.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
After Hank returns from his travels abroad with Boris, he quickly realizes coming home isn't always as easy as it seems.

Suits. Season four

April 24, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015]
4 videodiscs (11 hrs., 35 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman, Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty, Gina Torres.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: deleted scenes; gag reel; Suits recruits: the paper trail.
At last, Louis is gaining the leverage needed to finally achieve his ultimate goal - becoming partner of the firm. Meanwhile, the team at Pearson Specter is dealing with the major fallout of Louis Litt learning Mike's secret. Harvey and Jessica are faced with critical changes at the firm and defending one of their own.

Ghost story

April 23, 2015
[United States] : Warner Bros. Entertainment
1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michelle Dockery, Sue Johnston, Dan Stevens.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2009.
Full screen (4x3).
A hauntingly atmospheric and star-studded adaptation of Henry James' classic gothic horror story. A young, inexperienced governess is hired to look after two small children abandoned by their uncle, following the death of their parents, at his grand country house. Unsettled by glimpses of ghostly figures that only she can see, she quickly believes that something malevolent is stalking the children in her care.

The mystery of Lord Lucan

April 23, 2015
[Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn, [2015]
2 videodiscs (approximately 214 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rory Kinnear, Catherine McCormack, Christopher Eccleston, Michael Gambon, Julian Wadham, Anthony Head.
Widescreen (1.78:1) and fullscreen.
Originally broadcast on television in 2014 and 1994.
disc 1. Lucan, parts 1 & 2 (ca. 136 min) -- disc 2. The trial of Lord Lucan (ca. 78 min.)
In the early hours of November 8, 1974, the 7th Earl of Lucan disappeared without a trace. What investigators subsequently found shocked the public: the body of his children's nanny, Sandra, bludgeoned to death in the basement. These two exciting dramas explore the crime and its aftermath.

Reno 911. The complete sixth season, uncensored [videorecording]

April 20, 2015
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2009.
2 videodiscs (330 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Kerri Kenney-SIlver, Joe Lo Truglio, Ian Roberts.
Title from disc label.
Bonus material: extended & never-before-seen outtakes; Profiles in valor: Deputy Frank Rizzo & Sergeant Jack Declan; audio commentary from cast.
Training day -- Extradited to Thailand -- Digging with the murderer -- Dangle's murder mystery : part 1 -- Dangle's murder mystery : part 2 -- We don't want the pope -- VHS transfer memory lane -- Helping Mayor Hernandez -- Getaway trailer -- Stoner Jesus -- Deputy dance -- Viacom grinch -- The midnight swingers -- Secret Santa -- Wiegel's couples therapy.
The Reno Sheriff's Department delivers another year of questionable workplace attire, botched assignments, and outrageous displays of incompetence with the help of two new officers.

Reno 911. The complete third season uncensored! [videorecording]

April 20, 2015
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, [2006]
2 videodiscs (278 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Carlos Alazraqui, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Mary Birdsong.
Title from disc label.
Contains all 13 episodes from the third season.
Released from prison -- Revenge of Mike Powers -- Cop school -- SARS outbreak -- Fastest criminal in Reno -- The perfect of Wanganui -- And the installation is free -- Clemmy marries a dead guy -- Garcia's secret girlfriend -- Dangle's son -- CSI: Reno -- Naked stake-out -- Wiegel and Craig get married.
Ride along with the deputies of Reno, Nevada's Sheriff's Department. From a stint in prison to an accidental cat killing to close encounters of the SARS kind, you can expect nothing but foolish choices and utter mediocrity from these law enforcement officials.

Reno 911! The complete fourth season uncensored! [videorecording]

April 20, 2015
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2007.
2 videodiscs (308 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Carlos Alazraqui, Kerri Kenney-Silver, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Mary Birdsong.
Title from disc label.
Contains all 14 episodes from the fourth season.
Wiegel's pregnant -- The Junior Bros. -- Jet ski blues -- Rick's on it -- Spanish Mike comes back -- Son of a Chechekevitch (1) -- The investigation continues (2) -- Corporate sponsor -- Christian karaoke singles' mixer -- Proposition C -- Reno mounties -- TBA -- Happy anniversary -- Dangle's wedding (1).
The officers of the Reno, Nevada Sheriff's department are back in this fourth season that is full of murder, intrigue, and a disturbingly (and mysteriously) pregnant Officer Wiegel. From committing election fraud to donning hot pink uniforms and blowing up various large items, the officers give their all in every gloriously inept episode.

Fortitude [videorecording]. [Season 1]

April 16, 2015
[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2015]
4 videodiscs (600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher Eccleston, Michael Gambon, Sofie Gråbøl, Stanley Tucci.
Title from container.
Citizens living in Fortitude, an Arctic town hailed as the safest place on Earth, are rocked to the core by the murder of one of their own. A detective is quickly flown in from out-of-town to assist the local Chief of Police with the investigation of the town's first-ever violent crime and the two men must work together despite the deep mistrust each has for the other.

The missing. [Season 1]

April 9, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment
2 videodiscs (472 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James Nesbitt, Frances O'Connor, Tcheky Karyo, Jason Flemyng.
Subtitle from web page.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
When five year-old Oliver Hughes disappears while on holiday in France, it sets off a nearly decade-long search for his whereabouts.

Grantchester. [Season 1] [videorecording]

April 2, 2015
[S.l.] : PBS Distribution, [2015]
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
James Norton, Robson Green, Morven Christie.
Title from container; subtitle from website.
Based on "The Grantchester mysteries" / by James Runcie.
It's 1953 and Sidney Chambers is vicar of Grantchester, a village just outside Cambridge, England. Sidney's is a quiet life. He tends to his flock, keeps up with his jazz collection, and does his best to contain his passion for beautiful heiress Amanda Kendall. But when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances, Sidney quickly finds that people confide things in a parish priest that they would never tell police.

1066 [videorecording] : the battle for middle earth

March 23, 2015
[United States] : BBC Worldwide, [2015]
1 videodisc (ca. 149 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ian Holm, Mike Bailey, Tim Plester, Francis Magee, Soren Byder.
Originally broadcast on television in 2009.
"Episodes 1-3"--Disc label.
In the year 1066, England changed forever. Now, this epic, roller-coaster adventure of invasion, resistance and war tells the story from the ground up from the point of view of those everyday men and their families as they are hurled into the turmoil of war.

Silicon Valley. The complete first season

March 18, 2015
©2014
2 videodiscs (228 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener, Amanda Crew, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Christopher Evan Welch, Zach Woods.
Title from disc labels.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judge's own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late 1980s.

Veep. The complete third season [videorecording]

March 18, 2015
[S.l.] : Hbo Home Video, [2015]
2 videodiscs (268 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale.
Title from disc labels.
Bonus features: 4 audio commentaries with cast and crew ; deleted scenes.
Season three begins with Selina, eying a promotion, courting Iowa caucus voters at a signing for her new book, 'Some new beginnings.' Soon, Selina and her staff, are back in D.C. for Mike's wedding, learn that Secretary of Defense Maddox is resigning; setting Selina up for a possible run in the presidential primaries against Maddox and her nemesis, war-vet Danny Chung.

Dexter : most shocking episodes

March 12, 2015
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2015]
3 videodiscs (approximately 528 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, Desmond Harrington, C.S. Lee, David Zayas, James Remar.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program, 2006-2007, 2009-2012.
The most shocking episodes from the hit TV series, Dexter.

Sole survivor

March 12, 2015
©2000
1 videodisc ( 2 hrs. 55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Billy Zane, Gloria Reuben, Isabella Hofmann, Rachel Victoria, Mitchell Kosterman, Wally Dalton, Christine Willes, Glenn Morshower, John C. McGinley.
Originally produced as a TV mini-series in 2000.
Based on the novel by Dean Koontz.
"After the death of his wife and daughter in a plane crash, a Seattle newspaper reporter discovers that the crash may have been related to a nefarious scientific experiment involving children. A woman, who claims she was a survivor of the crash, approaches at his wife's grave. This leads into a plot by the Quartermass organization to capture her and a young girl she is protecting - the girl has the powers to heal and to transport. A villainous killer and a young boy who can control minds from a distance lead the attack."--IMDb.

The red road. The complete first season

March 12, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment
2 videodiscs (264 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jason Momoa, Martin Henderson, Julianne Nicholson, Tamara Tunie.
Title from container.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
A hard-hitting drama that revolves around a local cop struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring mountains, home of a Native American tribe. After a terrible tragedy and cover-up occurs involving the cop's wife, an unholy alliance is forged between the cop and Phillip Kopus, a dangerous member of the tribe that will come back to haunt all involved.

TURN: Washington's spies. The complete first season

March 12, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment
3 videodiscs (452 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Heather Lind, Daniel Henshall.
Title from container.
Based on Alexander Rose's book Washington's spies.
A historical thriller set during the Revolutionary War. Abe Woodhull is a farmer living in British-occupied Long Island who bands together with his friends to from the Culper Ring, an unlikely team of secret agents who not only went on to help George Washington turn the tide of the war, but also gave birth to modern spycraft.

Revelation : the end of days

March 11, 2015
Santa Monica, CA : distributed by Lionsgate
1 videodisc (approximately 172 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Emil Glassbourg, Jon Ambrose, Timothy Hedden.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Specs and bonus features subject to change.
What would happen if the Biblical prophecies of the Book of Revelations began to unfold today? Revelations is part Biblical parable, part present day survival story. Through this drama, viewers are placed inside the end of the world, learning the meaning of Revelations by living through it.

Unbreakable machine doll

March 5, 2015
[United States] : Funimation, [2015?]
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced for television in 2013.
DVD disc 1. Episodes 1-7 -- DVD disc 2. Episodes 8-12.
Raishin Akabane and his beautiful companion Yaya enroll at Walpurgis Royal Academy to study machinart: a dangerous blend of magic and technology. Raishin is a puppeteer capable of using magic to power up Yaya, his automaton, for ruthless battles no mere human could survive. In the wrong hands, Yaya is a deadly weapon, but the honorable Raishin, despite his mysterious quest for vengeance, takes no pleasure in killing for sport. Instead, he joins forces with a harem of gorgeous classmates to unmask those responsible for a rash of heinous human experimentation. If new enemies and terrible grades don't spell doom for Raishin, he and Yaya might live long enough to conquer the school where magic meets machine!

Reno 911! The complete first season [videorecording]

March 5, 2015
[United States] : Comedy Central Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount DVD, [2004]
2 videodiscs (ca. 337 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon.
Title from container.
Originally produced for television in 2003.
Pilot -- Fireworks -- Execution ticket -- Clementine's pregnant -- Jones gets suspended -- Help from the FBI -- Wiegel suicide watch -- Clementine gets married -- Garcia's anniversary -- Burning man festival -- Dangle's moving day -- Terrorist training (1) -- Terrorist training (2) -- Halloween.
The complete first season chronicles the adventures of one of the most dysfunctional police forces in America in all their deranged glory! Includes all 14 episodes, plus bonus special features. As seen on Comedy Central.

Reno 911!. The complete second season uncensored! [videorecording]

March 5, 2015
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, 2005.
3 videodiscs (340 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Cedric Yarbrough, Niecey Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon.
Title from container.
Originally produced for television in 2004.
Dangle retire -- Wiegel's new boyfriend -- British law -- Dangle's ex visits -- Religion in Reno -- Fire fighters are jerks -- Not without my mustache -- Security for Kenny Rogers -- More FBI help -- Raineesha X -- Clementine and Garcia are dating -- Undercover drug bust -- President Bush in Reno -- Accidental marriage -- Milkshake man's death -- Investigation concluded.
The antics of the sheriff's department in Reno, Nevada.

Da Vinci's demons. The complete second season

March 5, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2015]
3 videodiscs (548 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Blake Ritson, Elliot Cowan, Lara Pulver, James Faulkner, Gregg Chillin, Eros Vlahos, Hera Hilmar, Carolina Guerra, Alexander Sidding.
Special features: The journey begins: season 1 recap; Creating the new world; A closer look; New sets.
Originally on television by Starz in 2014.
Disc 1. The blood of man ; The blood of brothers ; The voyage of the damned ; The ends of the earth -- Disc 2. The sun and the moon ; The rope of the dead ; The vault of heaven ; The fall from heaven -- Disc 3. The enemies of man ; The sins of Daedalus.
Same Genius. New World. Florence is thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. When the dust settles, friends are buried and rivalries are enflamed. While the Medicis go to unthinkable lengths to deal with new threats, da Vinci continues on his quest to find the fabled Book of Leaves and uncover the secret history of his mother. He'll come to realize that he has lethal competition in his quest - new enemies who may be even worse than the forces of Pope Sixtus. His search will take him to faraway lands and force him to reevaluate everything he knew about the world and his own personal history.

Breathless [videorecording]

February 27, 2015
[United States] : Granada Ventures Ltd./ITV Studios Global Entertainment : PBS Distribution, [2014]
2 videodiscs (approximately 4.5 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Jack Davenport, Zoe Boyle, Oliver Chris, Shaun Dingwall, Natasha Little, Joanna Page, Catherine Steadman, Iain Glen, Sarah Parish.
Title from disc label.
Follows the lives of a group of doctors and nurses working in a London hospital, a world in which everything and everyone has their place. But underneath this veneer simmers a cauldron of lies and guilty secrets, driven by love, ambition and sex. Breathless opens in 1961, a time when Britain was on the brink of the '60s revolution, abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just available to married women.

Rectify [videorecording]

February 27, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, c2013.
2 videodiscs (272 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Luke Kirby, Abigail Spencer, Aden Young, J. Smith Cameron.
Title from disc label.
Release date: Jun. 18, 2013.
Always there -- Sexual peeling -- Modern times -- Plato's cave -- Drip, drip -- Jacob's ladder.
After spending 19 years on Death Row for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend, Daniel Holden is going home. His conviction has been vacated due to new DNA evidence, thrusting him back into a world he no longer knows. As he struggles to adapt to his new life, his return will reignite the fears of a small town and threaten to shatter his family's fragile peace. Daniel's alleged crime divided a community. His freedom could tear it in half.

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