New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

February 12, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Togetherness. The complete first season

February 11, 2016
New York, NY : Home Box Office, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Amanda Peet, Steve Zissis.
Widescreen.
Bonus features: Inside the episode ; Amanda & Steve ; deleted scenes.
The story about two couples living under one roof on the fringes of Los Angeles. Brett and Michelle are struggling to rekindle the spark in their relationship, which has puttered out from the stresses of marriage and children. When Brett's friend Alex and Michelle's sister Tina move in with them, the foursome engage in a tragically comedic struggle to follow their personal dreams while still remaining good friends, siblings, and spouses to each other.

Girls. The complete fourth season [videorecording]

February 11, 2016
[New York, N.Y.] : Home Box Office, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Lena Dunham, Adam Driver, Allison Williams, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Zosia Mamet, Alex Karpovsky, Jemima Kirke.
Title from disc surface.
Bonus features: 7 audio commentaries with cast & crew ; inside the episodes.
In the fourth season the girls are tentatively edging toward maturity as they take on new personas in new worlds. As the season begins, Hannah leaves New York to attend the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop in the hopes of becoming a more serious writer, while confronting uncertainty in her relationship with Adam. Meanwhile, back in New York, Marnie pursues a music career while balancing her professional and romantic relationship with Desi; Shoshanna graduates and begins interviewing for jobs.

The trials of Jimmy Rose.

February 4, 2016
[Bethesda, MD] : Acorn, [2015]
1 videodisc (approximately 143 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ray Winstone, Amanda Redman, Paul Jesson, Tom Cullen, John Lynch.
Title from disc label.
Originally aired in the UK in September 2015.
Jimmy Rose is a career criminal newly free after twelve years in prison. Greeted with cold disdain from his wife, Jackie, Jimmy decides to stick to the terms of his parole: hold down a job and stay right in the eyes of the law. But when he finds out that his beloved granddaughter, Ellie, ran away and is now a drug addict, Jimmy will risk everything to bring her home.

Mercy Street

February 1, 2016
[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2016]
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Shalita Grant, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Hannah James, Mckinley Belcher III, Jay Bush II, Jonathan Hardison.
Title from disc.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program on the PBS Network.
It takes viewers beyond the battlefield and into the lives of Americans on the Civil War home front as they face challenges of one of the most turbulent times in our nation's history. This series is about the drama and unexpected humor of everyday life behind the front lines. It's a fresh twist on an iconic story, one that resonates with larger themes we still struggle with today.

Falling skies. The complete fifth season

February 1, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
3 videodiscs (440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Noah Wyle, Maxim Knight, Drew Roy, Moon Bloodgood, Connor Jessup, Seychelle Gabriel, Colin Cunningham, Sarah Carter, Doug Jones, Will Patton.
Title from container.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2015.
Disc 1. Find your warrior ; Hunger pains ; Hatchlings ; Pope breaks bad -- Disc 2. Non-essential personnel ; Respite ; Everybody has their reasons ; Stalag 14th Virginia -- Disc 3. Reunion ; Reborn ; Special features.
As season five opens, all breed of beast and mutant are running rampant on earth. The Espheni's power core has been destroyed, and humans are now ready to fight on their terms, even if it means resorting to hand-to-hand combat against the enemy. After four years of being tortured, imprisoned and mutated and having their loved ones stolen from them, Tom and the second Mass are filled with rage and ready to destroy the enemy in an all-out battle to determine the fate of Earth.

Show me a hero

February 1, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 358 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Oscar Isaac, Bob Balaban, Jim Belushi, Jon Bernthal, Latanya Richardson Jackson.
Widescreen (16:9).
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television mini-series broadcast on the HBO Network.
In an America generations removed from the greatest civil rights struggles of the 1960s, the young mayor of a mid-sized American city is faced with a federal court order that says he must build a small number of low-income housing units in the white neighborhoods of his town. His attempt to do so tears the entire city apart, paralyzes the municipal government and, ultimately, destroys the mayor and his political future.

From dusk till dawn. Season two

February 1, 2016
Port Washington, NY : Entertainment One Film USA, [2016]
3 videodiscs (448 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
D. J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Eiza Gonzalez, Jesse Garcia, Madison Davenport, Brandon Soo Hoo, Wilmer Valderrama.
Title from disc labels.
Bonus features: Audio commentary with director Robert Rodriguez and cast & crew ; Inside the episode (1-10) ; 2015 NYC Comic Con Panel discussion ; Comid Con sizzle reel ; featurettes ; overview ; pul origins ; mythology ; the talent ; costumes & makeup ; Robert ; effects & stunts ; blowing up the Titty Twister ; Danny Trejo: the Regulator ; Jacknife Jeds ; Eat about it ; Culebras 101 ; Demi Lovato ; Jake Busey.
Santánico and Richie (living outside of Houston) are now partners in crime, resembling a more modern version of Bonnie and Clyde; Seth and Kate are scraping by as small time criminals south of the border; and Freddie Gonzalez has an almost obsessive focus on protecting his wife and young daughter in the suburbs. Carlos Madrigal and Scott Fuller emerge from the Titty Twister, changed men. They will all come together once again; this time facing off against an even bigger threat.

The last kingdom. [Season 1].

February 1, 2016
London : BBC, [2015]
2 videodiscs (480 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson, Emily Cox, Matthew MacFadyen.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast in 2015.
The re-telling of the valiant story of King Alfred the Great and his desire to unite many separate kingdoms into what would become England. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the story of how a people reclaimed their land from the invading Vikings and built a place they call home.

The leftovers. The complete second season

January 28, 2016
[Burbank, California] : Warner Home Video, [2016]
3 videodiscs (600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Chris Zylka, Margaret Qualley, Carrie Coon, Ann Dowd, Jovan Adepo, Kevin Carroll, Regina King.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2015.
Based on the book by Tom Perrotta.
With Mapleton thrown into chaos at the close of Season one, Season Two finds many of its residents searching for a fresh start. Kevin Garvey retires as police chief and moves his newly formed family to a small Texas town that seems to have been spared from the event that shook the rest of the world.

Little house on the prairie. Season eight

January 28, 2016
©2015
6 videodiscs (1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Sue Anderson.
Special features: Movie specials; Look back to yesterday; The last farewell.
Based on the books by Laura Ingalls Wilder.
disc 1. Episodes 1-5 (245 min.) -- disc 2. Episodes 6-10 (245 min.) -- disc 3. Episodes 11-14 (196 min.) -- disc 4. Episodes 15-18 (220 min.) -- disc 5. Episodes 19-22 (196 min.) -- disc 6. Movie specials: Look back to yesterday ; The last farewell (190 min.).
Relive the Oleson's adoption of Nancy, the Wilders and Ingalls snowed in Christmas, Almanzo's stroke and the birth of baby Rose, and Charles' faith as he pleads for his adopted son's life.

Dallas. The complete second season

January 26, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2014]
4 videodiscs (approximately 636 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Linda Gray, Patrick Duffy, Larry Hagman, Jordana Brewster, Jesse Metcalfe, Josh Henderson, Julie Gonzalo, Brenda Strong, Mitch Pileggi, Emma Bell, Kuno Becker.
Special features: Dallas: fashion files; Dallas at PaleyFest 2013; J.R.'s Masterpiece: extended cut episode (with optional commentary); deleted scenes; all-new featurettes: The battle for Ewing Energies: blood is thicker than oil, Memories of Larry Hagman: a cast and crew tribute; One last conversation with Larry Hagman.
Originally broadcast on television by TNT in 2013.
Disc 1. Battle lines ; Venomous creatures ; Sins of the father ; False confessions -- Disc 2. Trial and error ; Blame game ; The furious and the fast ; J.R.'s Masterpiece -- Disc 3. Ewings unite! ; Guilt & innocence ; Let me in ; A call to arms -- Disc 4. Love & family ; Guilt by association ; Legacies.
J.R. Ewing takes his last breath under very suspicious circumstances but not before stirring up a season's worth of Texas-size trouble. J.R. deviously guides his son, John Ross, in stealing the family business from Christopher and Bobby, while the ladies take their own sides. It's a season of must-see drama. J.R. and his Stetson are laid to rest, he's still calling the shots; bequeathing a legacy he calls his 'masterpiece,' which leaves the normally unshakable Ewing family in shock.

Little house on the prairie. Season four.

January 26, 2016
©2014
5 videodiscs (approximately 19 hrs.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Gilbert, Melissa Sue Anderson, Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush.
Special feature: The "Little house" phenomenon part four - a day in the life of "Little House."
Originally broadcast on television, 1977-1978.
Disc 1. (Episodes 1-4) Castoffs ; Times of change ; My Ellen ; The handyman -- Disc 2. (Episodes 5-9) The wolves ; The creeper of Walnut Grove ; To run and hide ; The aftermath ; The high cost of being right -- Disc 3. (Episodes 10-13) The fighter ; Meet me at the fair ; Here come the brides ; Freedom flight -- Disc 4. (Episodes 14-18) The rivals ; Whisper country ; I remember, I remember ; Be my friend ; The inheritance -- Disc 5. (Episodes 19-22) The stranger ; A most precious gift ; I'll be waving as you drive away - part 1 ; I'll be waving as you drive away - part 2 ; Special feature.
The continuing saga of the Ingalls family who have adapted to the harsh environment of rural Minnesota.

Little house on the prairie. Season five

January 26, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate
5 videodiscs (1260 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, Melissa Sue Anderson, Katherine 'Scottie' MacGregor, Kevin Hagen, Alison Arngrim, Dabbs Greer.
Special feature: The "Little House" phenomenon part five - stories to remember.
Originally broadcast on television, 1978-1979.
Disc 1. (Episodes 1-5). As long as we're together - part 1 ; As long as we're together - part 2 ; The Winoka warriors ; The man inside ; There's no place like home - part 1 -- Disc 2. (Episodes 6-10). There's no place like home - part 2 ; Fagin ; Harriet's happenings ; The wedding ; Men will be boys -- Disc 3. (Episodes 11-15). The cheaters ; Blind journey - part 1 ; Blind journey - part 2 ; The godsister ; The craftsman -- Disc 4. (Episodes 16-20). Blind man's bluff ; Dance with me ; The sound of children ; The Lake Kezia monster ; Barn burner -- Disc 5. (Episodes 21-24). The enchanted cottage ; Someone please love me ; Mortal mission ; The odyssey ; Special feature.
Relive the heartwarming moments when orphan Albert wins Charles' heart, when Mary conquers doubts about becoming a wife and mother, and when Laura and Albert help a dying friend realize his dream. All twenty four uncut episodes are restored and remastered for premium picture and sound to capture hearts once again.

Little house on the prairie. Season six.

January 26, 2016
©2015.
5 videodiscs (approximately 20 hrs.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Landon, Melissa Gilbert, Karen Grassle, Melissa Sue Anderson, Katherine MacGregor, Kevin Hagen, Alison Arngrim, Richard Bull, Lindsay and Sidney Greenbush, Dean Butler.
Special feature: The "Little House" phenomenon part six - a lasting legacy.
Originally broadcast on television, 1979-1980.
Disc 1. (Episodes 1-5). Back to school - part I ; Back to school - part II ; The family tree ; The third miracle ; Annabelle -- Disc 2. (Episodes 6-10). The preacher takes a wife ; The Halloween dream ; The return of Mr. Edwards ; The king is dead ; The faith healer -- Disc 3. (Episodes 11-15). Author! Author! ; Crossed connections ; The angry heart ; The werewolf of Walnut Grove ; Whatever happened to the class of '56? -- Disc 4. (Episodes 16-20). Darkness is my friend ; Silent promises ; May we make them proud - part I ; May we make them proud - part II ; Wilder and Wilder -- Disc 5. (Episodes 21-24). Second spring ; Sweet sixteen ; He loves me, he loves me not - part I ; He loves me, he loves me not - part II ; Special feature.
Almanzo Wilder comes to Walnut Grove with his sister Eliza Jane, the new school teacher. The Ingalls decided to adopt Albert. Nels Oleson is reunited with his estranged circus-sideshow sister. Laura and Mary are held captive by escaped convicts. Albert and a friend accidentally set fire to the school for the blind. Almanzo proposes marriage to Laura.

Little house on the prairie. Season seven.

January 26, 2016
Toronto, ON : Entertainment One, [2015]
5 videodiscs (approximately 1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Melissa Gilbert, Michael Landon, Karen Grassle, Melissa Sue Anderson.
Originally broadcast on television in 1974.
Change is in the air! It's wedding bells and a baby on the way for Laura and Almanzo. Adam's sight returns and he and Mary open a law practice. Laura begins teaching in Walnut Grove; Nellie's pregnancy ignites a family disagreement and Albert's love for Sylvia stirs rumors. The townswomen fight for equal property rights and the Ingalls consider adoption.

Unreal. Season 1

January 25, 2016
[Los Angeles, Calif.] : Lionsgate, [2016]
2 videodiscs (440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Shiri Appleby, Constance Zimmer, Craig Bierko, Freddie Stroma, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman.
Special features: Over 25 minutes of bonus features never before seen on TV!
Originally broadcast in 2015.
A behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program.

Continuum. Season four.

January 20, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 4 hr., 24 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rachel Nichols, Ryan Robbins, Victor Webster, Erik Knudsen.
Title from disc label.
Anamphoric widescreen (1.78:1).
In season four, Kiera Cameron and the mysterious time traveler, Brad Tonkin must battle the Future Soldiers who arrived in a flash of light in the last moments of season three. Meanwhile, Kiera's alliance with the remaining members of Liber8 challenges her relationship with both Carlos and Alec Sadler.

12 monkeys. Season one.

January 20, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015]
3 videodiscs (approximately 9 hr., 20 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull.
Originally broadcast as season one in 2015.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
Utilizing a dangerous and untested method of time travel, a man from the post-apocalyptic future, James Cole, travels to the present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will decimate the human race. But as he and virologist, Dr. Cassandra Railly, track the mysterious cult behind the outbreak, the 'Army of the 12 Monkeys', the effects of time travel threaten to destroy humanity's last hope.

Sherlock : the abominable bride.

January 20, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, Inc.
1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Amanda Abbington, Rupert Graves, Una Stubbs.
Widescreen.
Special features: Mark Gatiss: a study in Sherlock--30 minute "making of" documentary; Mark Gatiss: production diary; creating the look--eight inside looks into how different scenes were created in the Sherlock special; interview with the the writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss; Sherlockology Q&A.
It is the acclaimed modern retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories. But now, our heroes find themselves in 1890s London.

Da Vinci's demons. The complete third season.

January 20, 2016
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
3 videodiscs (534 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Lara Pulver, Blake Ritson, Gregg Chillin.
Originally broadcast in 2014.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-7 -- disc 3. Episodes 8-10.
Destruction was not his design. After a long and disastrous personal quest, it's a slow, painful rebirth for Leonardo Da Vinci as he comes to the realization that his greatest enemy is himself. After travelling from Florence to South America and back in his relentless search for the fabled Book of Leaves, Florence is in ruins and dear friends have recently been buried. Da Vinci now must rebuild himself, as well as his beloved city, just as the Turks invasion of Italy begins.

Shetland. Seasons one & two [videorecording]

January 20, 2016
Burbank, CA : distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video
3 videodiscs (ca. 454 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Douglas Henshall, Alison O'Donnell, Steven Robertson.
Title from disc label.
"Based on the novels by Ann Cleeves"--Container.
Red bones -- Raven black -- Blue lightning -- Dead water.
Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez and his staff work to solve mysteries in the Shetland Islands.

Here's Edie : the Edie Adams television collection.

January 20, 2016
©2013
4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Edie Adams.
Title from container.
Bonus material: Muriel Cigar ads; Edie's musical numbers from the Ernie Kovacs show, a 16-page booklet with rare photos, program notes from Kovacs/Adams archivist Ben Model; appreciative words from Edie's famous friends and fans--including Sandra Bernhard, Paul "Pee-wee Herman" Reubens and Shirley MacLaine--and an introduction form her son, Josh Mills.
Here's Edie: The Edie Adams Television Collection is a 4 DVD, 12 hour set of the entire run of Edie Adams variety show, which aired on ABC from 1962-64. It is the first-ever release of her classic variety show after more than 50 years.

Franklin & Bash. The complete third season

January 20, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]
2 videodiscs (approximately 421 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Breckin Meyer, Heather Locklear.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
The dynamic duo is back for an exciting third season! After legal heavyweight Rachel King humiliates Franklin & Bash on national television, Stanton Infeld hires her to help run the firm. Besides dealing with their new boss, Jared Franklin, Peter Bash and their trusted partners Pindar and Carmen will also have to adjust to new surroundings as they move into a beach house after their former home is destroyed.

Cracked. The darkness within.

January 20, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
2 videodiscs (approximately 294 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Sutcliffe, Stephanie Von Pfetten, Luisa D'oliveira, Dayo Ade, Karen Leblanc.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
Follows teams of cops and psychiatric professionals who make up the Psych Crimes and Crisis unit. The mismatched duo track a former professional hockey goon on a post-career violence streak, a fellow police officer grappling with the mysterious suicide of her daughter, and a big-time diamond heist at a small jewellery store that uncovers shocking surveillance video footage.

Doctor Who. Series 9, part 2.

January 13, 2016
London : BBC, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 285 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman.
Widescreen.
Title from disc
disc 1. The Zygon invasion ; The Zygon inversion ; Sleep no more ; Face the raven -- disc 2. Heaven sent ; Hell bent ; bonus features.
Doctor Who: Series Nine draws to its epic conclusion. Faced with monsters and threats bigger than any he has ever experienced, the Doctor risks losing everything he holds dear.

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