New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

July 31, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The casual vacancy [videorecording]

July 30, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros., 2015.
1 videodisc (182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Monica Dolan, Michael Gambon, Silas Carson, Keeley Hawes, Rufus Jones, Rory Kinnear, Simon McBurney, Julia McKenzie, Richard Glover, Marie Critchley, Abigail Lawrie.
Special features: An introduction to The casual vacancy ; Adapting the Casual vacancy ; Casting the casual vacancy.
Based on the novel The casual vacancy / by J.K. Rowling.
Pagford is a seemingly idyllic English village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the pretty facade, however, is a town at war: rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war with their husbands, teachers at war with their pupils. Pagford is not what it first seems.

Last tango in Halifax. The complete season three

July 30, 2015
2 videodiscs (approximately 347 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid, Sarah Lancashire, Nicola Walker, Tony Gardner, Dean Andrews.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast on television in the United Kingdom on BBC One and in the United States by PBS in 2014-2015.
Disc one. Episodes 1-3 -- Disc two. Episodes 4-6.
The intricate dance of life continues in this heartwarming drama series about two long-lost childhood sweethearts and the 60 years of baggage they bring to their better-late-than-never marriage. How will newlyweds Alan and navigate a startling revelation about Alan's past? And how will their adult daughters, Gillian and Caroline, deal with happiness and tragedy in their even more complicated lives?

How to get away with murder. The complete first season

July 30, 2015
[United States] : ABC Studios, 2015.
4 videodiscs (approximately 645 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee, Katie Findlay, Aja Naomi King, Matt McGorry, Karla Souza, Charlie Weber, Liza Weil.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Originally broadcast on television as individual episodes during the 2014-2015 season.
Brilliant and seductive Annalise Keating dominates her classroom as powerfully as she dominates the courtroom.

Person of interest. The complete fourth season.

July 30, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
6 videodiscs (957 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Sarah Shahi.
Originally broadcast as season 4 in 2014.
Although they've saved countless lives thanks to The Machine's omniscience, Reese and Finch, along with lethal operative Shaw, and unpredictable cyber-hacker Root, now face an uncertain future. With a second machine, Samaritan, now online, the elusive team now find themselves as targets, hiding in plain sight.

Scandal. The complete fourth season

July 30, 2015
Burbank, CA : Buena Vista Home Entertainment.
5 videodiscs (924 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kerry Washington, Scott Foley, Tony Goldwyn.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Bonus features: Extended episode; The fixer; deleted scenes; outtakes.
After the shocking events surrounding President Grant's re-election, a newly fragile Olivia has gone off the grid. But her plan to "stand in the sun" with Jake is derailed when Quinn tracks her down with news of Harrison's death. Once back in D.C., Olivia struggles to reconnect with her embittered "gladiators". There, she's finally forced to confront the unspeakable evil her father has wrought. And once she chooses sides against him, there₂s no turning back.

The Three Musketeers

July 17, 2015
Port Washington, NY : Entertainment One, [2015]
2 videodiscs (243 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Gary Watson, Jeremy Young, Jeremy Brett, Brian Blessed.
"The classic BBC adaptation of the novel by Alexandre Dumas."
Athos, Porthos, and Aramis are the only remaining defenders left to protect the King of France from Cardinal Richilieu as he plans to overthrow the monarchy. Includes the complete mini series on two discs.


July 17, 2015
[Alexandria, VA] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]
3 videodiscs (approximately 480 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Heida Reed, Ruby Bentall, Warren Clarke, Phil Davis, Beatie Edney, Jack Farthing, Richard Harrington, Luke Norris, Kyle Soller.
Based on the novels by Winston Graham.
It's 1783, and Ross Poldark has returned home from the American Revolutionary War to find England in the grip of recession and his beloved Cornwall on its knees. His father is dead, his family's land and copper mines are in ruins, and his childhood sweetheart is about to marry his first cousin. Feeling betrayed by everything he loves, Ross must rebuild his life, embarking on a risky business venture, facing new adversaries, and finding love where he least expects it. Based on the novels by Winston Graham and set against the dramatic Cornish coastline, this striking saga stars Aidan Turner (The Hobbit) as Ross Poldark, Eleanor Tomlinson (Death Comes to Pemberley) as the fiery Demelza, and includes a special appearance by Robin Ellis, who played the original Ross Poldark in the 1970s.

The awakening land [videorecording]

July 16, 2015
[Burbank, Calif.] : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010], c1978.
3 videodiscs (333 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Elizabeth Montgomery, Hal Holbrook, Jane Seymour, Steven Keats, Devon Ericson.
Title from disc label.
"This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices including recorders ad PC drives"--Container.
pt. 1. The trees / teleplay by James Lee Barrett -- pt. 2. The fields / teleplay by James Lee Barrett -- pt. 3. The town / teleplay by Liam O'Brien.
A story about the Luckett family of Pennsylvania who travel to unexplored territory in Ohio and those who followed them.

Powers. Season 1.

July 9, 2015
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
3 videodiscs (approximately 437 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sharlto Copley, Susan Heyward, Noah Taylor.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78).
Two detectives investigate crimes in a world populated by superhumans.

The last ship. The complete first season.

July 9, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2015]
3 videodiscs (440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin.
Title from disc labels.
Special features: Commentaries; Character profiles; 2014 Comic-Con panel; The navy and the USS Halsey; Making of "The last ship"; Prequels: origin of the virus; The last ship details; Inside the episodes.
Disc 1. Episodes 1-4 and Special features -- Disc 2. Episodes 5-7 and Special features -- Disc 3. Episodes 8-10 and Special features.
Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.

Murder in the first. The complete first season

July 9, 2015
3 videodiscs (440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Taye Diggs, Kathleen Robertson, Tom Felton.
Title from disc labels.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
Two detectives investigate the murder of a drug addict, and discover his connection to a brash, young CEO of a Silicon Valley tech firm. The mystery continues when one of the CEO's employees, a woman with whom he was having a secret tryst, is also found dead.

Sabrina, the teenage witch. The first season [videorecording]

July 9, 2015
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007]
4 videodiscs (528 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice of Salem, the talking black cat: Nick Bakay.
Title from disc label.
Contains all 24 episodes from the first season.
Disc 1: Pilot ; Bundt Friday ; The true adventures of Rudy Kazootie ; Terrible things ; A Halloween story ; Dream date -- Disc 2: Third aunt from the sun ; Magic Joel ; Geek like me ; Sweet and sour victory ; A girl and her cat ; Trial by fury -- Disc 3: Jenny's non-dream ; Sabrina through the looking glass ; Hilda and Zelda: the teenage years ; Mars attracts ; First kiss ; Sweet charity -- Disc 4: Cat showdown ; Meeting Dad's girlfriend ; As Westbridge turns ; The great mistake ; The crucible ; Troll bride.
Pretty teen witch Sabrina Spellman lives with her two otherworldly aunts, Hilda and Zelda, along with Salem, their talking black cat. The Witches Council long ago ordered her aunts to teach Sabrina witchcraft once she turned sixteen. Now she can be in Paris for lunch--and make it back in time for biology!

Sabrina, the teenage witch. The second season [videorecording]

July 9, 2015
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2007]
4 videodiscs (375 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice of Salem, the black cat: Nick Bakay.
Title from disc label.
"Some episodes may be edited from their original network versions. Some music has been changed for this home entertainment version."
Disc 1: Sabrina gets her license (part 1) ; Sabrina gets her license (part 2) ; Dummy for love ; Dante's inferno ; A doll's story ; Sabrina, the teenage boy -- Disc 2: A river of candy corn runs through it ; Inna Gadda Sabrina ; Witch trash ; To tell a mortal ; Oh what a tangled spell she weaves ; Sabrina Claus -- Disc 3: Little big Kraft ; Five easy pieces of Libby ; Finger lickin' flu ; Sabrina and the beanstalk ; The equalizer ; The band episode ; When teens collide -- Disc 4: My nightmare, the car ; Fear strikes up a conversation ; Quiz show ; Disneyworld ; Sabrina's choice ; Rumor mill ; Sabrina vs. magic.
Sabrina trains for her witch license, finds out her principal has a crush on her aunt, dates other people besides Harvey, turns herself into a boy, and has more crazy adventures during this season.

Sabrina, the teenage witch. The third season [videorecording]

July 9, 2015
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2008]
4 videodiscs (542 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice of Salem, the black cat: Nick Bakay.
Title from disc label.
Contains all 25 episodes from the third season.
Disc one: It's a mad, mad, mad, mad season opener -- Boy was my face red -- Suspicious minds -- The pom-pom incident -- Pancake madness -- Good will haunting. Disc two: You bet your family -- And the Sabrina goes to ... -- Nobody nose Libby like Sabrina knows Libby -- Sabrina and the beast -- Christmas amnesia -- Whose so-called life is it anyway?. Disc three: What price Harvey? -- Mrs. Kraft -- Sabrina and the pirates -- Sabrina, the matchmaker -- Salem, the boy -- Sabrina, the teenage writer. Disc four: The big sleep -- Sabrina's pen pal -- Sabrina's real world -- The long and winding shortcut -- Sabrina, the sandman -- Silent movie -- The good, the bad, and the luau.
In this season, Sabrina finally gets her witch's license. But before she can use it she must uncover a family secret, with help from her wacky Aunt Hilda, wise Aunt Zelda, and her talking cat Salem. And while they may advise her to keep her magic hidden, at school Sabrina still helps cute steady Harvey and best friend Valerie, while protecting herself against rival Libby and mean Mr. Kraft.

Sabrina, the teenage witch. The fourth season [videorecording]

July 9, 2015
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, c2008.
3 videodiscs (ca. 470 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice of Salem, the black cat: Nick Bakay.
Title from disc label.
Contains all 22 episodes from the fourth season.
Disc one: No place like home -- Dream a little Dreama me -- Jealousy -- Little Orphan Hilda -- Spoiled rotten -- The phantom menace -- Prelude to a kiss. Disc two: Aging not so gracefully -- Love means having to say you're sorry -- Ice station Sabrina -- Salem and Juliette -- Sabrina nipping at your nose -- Now you see her, now you don't -- Super hero. Disc three: Love in bloom -- Welcome back, Duke -- Salem's daughter -- Dreama, the mouse -- The wild, wild witch -- She's baaack! -- The four faces of Sabrina -- The end of an era.
This year Sabrina turns eighteen, only to discover she must now mentor another teen witch, Dreama. Also, newly promoted Principal Kraft is still dating Aunt Zelda, much to the chagrin of Aunt Hilda, who this season buys a magic clock shop. But with her boyfriend Harvey, her talking cat Salem, and her new boss Josh in her corner, this popular teen always saves the day.

Sabrina, the teenage witch. The fifth season [videorecording]

July 9, 2015
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2009]
3 videodiscs (486 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Melissa Joan Hart, Nick Bakay, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick, Nate Richert.
Title from disc label.
Contains all 22 episodes from the fifth season.
disc 1. Every witch way but loose ; Double time ; Heart of the matter ; You can't twin ; House of Pi's ; The Halloween scene ; Welcome, traveler ; Some of my best friends are half-mortal -- disc 2. Lost at C ; Sabrina's perfect Christmas ; My best shot ; Tick-tock Hilda's clock ; Sabrina's new roommate ; Making the grade ; Love is a many complicated thing -- disc 3. Sabrina, the muse ; Beach blanket bizarro ; Witchright Hall ; Sabrina, the activist ; Do you see what I see? ; Sabrina's got spirit ; Finally!
When Sabrina turned 16, her aunts informed her that she was a witch. Having been sent to live with them in Massachusetts by her warlock father and mortal mother, Sabrina learns the tricks of magic in order to receive her witch's license. Along the way, she gets into many scrapes while figuring out how certain spells work. She must keep her secret from her boyfriend, her friends and her ever ever-suspicious vice-principal.

Sabrina the teenage witch. The sixth season [videorecording]

July 9, 2015
Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures, c2010.
3 videodiscs (ca. 8 hr., 2 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Melissa Joan Hart, David Lascher, Beth Broderick, Caroline Rhea.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast on television as individual episodes, 2001-2002.
disc 1. Really big season opener ; Sabrina's date with destiny ; What's news ; Murder on the Halloween Express ; The gift of gab ; Thin ice ; Hex, lies, and no videotape -- disc 2. Humble pie ; Birthday witch ; Deliver us from e-mail ; Cloud ten ; Sabrina and the candidate ; I think I love you ; The arrangement -- disc 3. Time after time ; Sabrina and the kiss ; The competition ; I, busybody ; Guilty ; The whole ball of wax ; Driving Mr. Goodman ; I fall to pieces.
"As Sabrina continues her studies at Adams College in Boston, she also works on a city newspaper, along with Josh, her new boyfriend. Yet she still has to keep her magic powers a secret from her roommates: Miles, Roxie, and Morgan, who now dates Sabrina's former crush, Harvey. And while Zelda is stuck trying to control their mischievous cat Salem, her sister Hilda shocks everyone when she gets married."--Container.

Sabrina the teenage witch. The final season [videorecording]

July 9, 2015
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Pictures, c2010.
3 videodiscs (ca. 8 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Melissa Joan Hart, Elisa Donovan, Nick Bakay, Soleil Moon Frye, John Ducey.
Title from disc label.
Based on characters appearing in Archie comics.
disc 1. Total Sabrina live ; The big head ; Call me crazy ; Shift happens ; Free Sabrina ; Sabrina unplugged ; Witch way out ; Bada-ping ; It's a hot, hot, hot, hot Christmas -- disc 2. Ping, ping a song ; The lyin', the witch and the wardrobe ; In Sabrina we trust ; Sabrina in wonderland ; Present perfect ; Cirque du Sabrina ; Getting to nose you ; Romance looming -- disc 3. Spellmanian slip ; You slay me ; Fish tale ; What a witch wants/Soul mates.
Sabrina begins her professional life with a new job at an alternative music magazine and an office full of eccentric co-workers. Includes 22 episodes.

Parks and recreation. Season seven.

July 9, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2014]
2 videodiscs (approximately 280 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Chris Pratt, Rashida Jones, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes; Behind the scenes of the farewell season; Gag reel; The story of Mouse rat commercials; The wisdom of mayor Gunderson.
Get ready to say goodbye to Leslie Knope, the world's most dedicated government employee. The year is 2017, and Leslie's life has changed dramatically: she's now the mother of triplets and works for the National Parks Department, but, most shockingly, has become sworn enemies with her former friend and mentor, Ron Swanson. Join Leslie's final acts of determination (and sometimes desperation) to make Pawnee, "the greatest town in America," even better.

The crimson field

July 8, 2015
[Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2015]
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hermione Norris, Oona Chaplin, Richard Rankin, Marianne Oldham, Alice St. Clair.
Title from disc label.
In a tented field hospital on the coast of France, doctors, nurses, and volunteers work together to heal the bodies and souls of men wounded in the trenches of WWI. The hospital is a frontier: between the battlefield and home front but also between the old rules, hierarchies, class distinctions, and a new way of thinking.

Major crimes. The complete third season

July 7, 2015
4 videodiscs (802 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mary McDonnell, G. W. Bailey, Tony Denison, Michael Paul Chan, Raymond Cruz, Phillip P. Keene, Kearran Giovanni, Graham Patrick Martin, Nadine Velazquez, Jonathan Del Arco, Robert Gossett.
Special features: Deleted scenes; gag reel; Dallas season 1 pilot; Dallas season 1 trailer.
Disc 1. Flight risk -- Personal day -- Frozen assets -- Letting it go -- Do not disturb. Disc 2. Jane Doe #38 -- Two options -- Cutting loose -- Sweet revenge -- Zoo story. Disc 3. Down the drain -- Party foul -- Acting out -- Trial by fire -- Chain reaction. Disc 4. Leap of faith -- Internal affairs -- Special master part one -- Special master part two.
As Major Crimes enters its third season, Captain Sharon Raydor continues to lead her elite team of investigators in pursuit of L.A.'s most dangerous criminal offenders and make tough, provocative deals to ensure these perpetrators do the hard time they deserve. Plus, her unpredictable, estranged husband Jack reappears, and her pending adoption of Rusty brings up difficult issues. The squad continues to dive into captivating cases which run the gamut from the revenge killing of a serial rapist brutally slain in his own apartment and a drive-by shooting that could be the first shot in a city-wide gang war, to the pet dog "murdered" to prevent it from inheriting a 20 million dollar fortune and the re-emergence of the brilliantly twisted killer Phillip Stroh.

Bitten. The complete second season

July 1, 2015
Port Washington, NY : Entertainment One, [2015]
3 videodiscs (440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk, Paul Greene, Steve Lund.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program.
Elena Michaels, the world₂s only female werewolf and the Pack team up with a Coven of witches to fight against a mysterious foe determined to claim dominion over the Otherworld.

A place to call home. Season 2

June 25, 2015
3 videodiscs (430 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood, Marta Dusseldorp, Non Hazlehurst, Craig Hall, Brett Climo, Abby Earl, David Berry.
Special features: Behind the scenes of each episode; character interviews.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2013.
Disc 1. No secrets, ever ; I believe ; A kiss to build a dream on ; What your heart says -- Disc 2. The ghosts of Christmas past ; Auld lang syne ; No other love -- Disc 3. Answer me, my love ; I do, I do ; Unforgettable.
Set in Australia against the social change of the 1950s, it stars Marta Dusseldorp (Jack Irish) as nurse Sarah Adams, who has returned home after 20 years in Europe and the horrors of WWII.

House of cards. The complete third season.

June 24, 2015
[Culver City, California] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]
4 videodiscs (691 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kevin Spacey, Michael R. Gill, Robin Wright.
Title from disc labels.
A congressman works with his wife to seek revenge on those who have wronged him.

Workaholics. Season five.

June 18, 2015
[United States] : Comedy Central / Paramount, [2015]
2 videodiscs (286 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm.
Title from disc.
Bonus features: Bloopers; Deleted scenes; Uncensored trailer; Behind the scenes of the trailer; #FreeTheButtCheeks and more.
Follow Blake, Adam, and Ders, three friends who work together as telemarketers from nine to five, live together from five to nine, and party together 24/7. Whether they're at their house in Rancho Cucamonga or getting ready to rage at a Renaissance Faire, the guys find trouble wherever they go.


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