New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

May 21, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Sons of liberty

May 20, 2015
[New York, New York] : A&E Television Network, [2015]
2 videodiscs (270 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Barnes, Martin Csokas, Ryan Eggold, Michael Raymond-James.
Title from disc.
Bonus features: Lensing Liberty; Men of independence; The choreography of war.
As riots consume the streets of Boston, a dangerous game plays out between a British governor and ringleader Sam Adams, which escalates to extreme measures, street brawls, black market dealings, espionage, and murder. A sizzling, romantic affair percolates against a backdrop of rising civil unrest, the infamous Boston Tea Party, and Paul Revere's legendary ride. From the Battle of Lexington, a clash between the dedicated colonists and the superior British Army ensues.

On wings of eagles

May 15, 2015
©1986
2 videodiscs (222 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Burt Lancaster, Richard Crenna, Paul Le Mat.
Title from disc labels.
Based on a bestselling book by Ken Follett.
In 1978, when two American executives are arrested and held captive in Iran, magnate H. Ross Perot employs a daring new strategy to secure their rescue. Assembling a team led by retired Colonel Arthur D. Simons, Perot launches a bold campaign to extract his captured employees, but will his unsanctioned operation result in the safe return of its targets, or in disaster?

Amish Mafia. Season three.

May 14, 2015
[Silver Spring, Maryland] : Discovery, [2015]
2 videodiscs (396 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2014.
Dark secrets surface within an underground ring of power in the Amish community. Lebanon Levi must fight to protect the inner circle, keeping outsiders on the outside, where they belong, while simultaneously expanding his reach to maintain authority. But internal pressure, explosive missions, and an unexpected proposal force unforeseen changes, threatening to tumble all that Levi and his crew have fought so hard to protect.

Lace [videorecording]

May 14, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2010.
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Bess Armstrong, Brooke Adams, Arielle Dombasle, Phoebe Cates, Anthony Higgins, Angela Lansbury.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Based on the novel of the same name by Shirley Conran.
Sex symbol Lili searches for her natural mother, who surrendered her for adoption as a newborn.

Glee. The final season

May 14, 2015
Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2015]
4 videodiscs (570 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Colfer, Jane Lynch, Lea Michele.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Glee: the final curtain ; Looking back video yearbook ; Glee music jukebox.
Disc 1. Loser like me ; Homecoming ; Jagged little tapestry -- disc 2. The hurt locker -- The hurt locker. Part 2 ; What the world needs now ; Transitioning -- disc 3. A wedding ; Child star ; The rise and fall of Sue Sylvester -- disc 4. We built this glee club ; 2009 ; Dreams come true.
In the exhilarating, heart-rending final season, club favorites reunite and a new group of young performers takes center stage. Following her disastrously short sitcom career, Rachel returns to McKinley High to find Principal Sue Sylvester trampling the arts, including the glee club. Without missing a beat, Rachel and a newly single Kurt set out to revitalize New Directions, hoping for a shot at the national title.

Orange is the new black. Season two

May 14, 2015
©2014
4 videodiscs (774 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Michael J. Harney, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning, Kate Mulgrew, Jason Biggs, Laura Prepon.
Title from disc labels.
Based on the memoir by Piper Kerman.
A fierce and funny series that follows Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) when a crime she committed in her past sends her to an all-women's prison with an unforgettable and irreverent group of fellow inmates.

Samurai champloo [videorecording] : the complete series

May 13, 2015
[United States] : Flying Dog ; Flower Mound, TX : Funimation, [2011]
7 videodiscs (650 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Japanese voices: Kazuya Nakai, Ginpei Sato, Ayako Kawasumi, Daisuke Gori, Otoya Kawano ; English voices: Barbara Goodson, Daniel Andrews, Darrel Guilbeau, Kari Wahlgren.
Title from disc labels.
"Anime classics"--Container.
Let's break it down. Mugen's a reckless sword-slinger with a style that's more b-boy than Shaolin. He's got a nasty streak that makes people want to stick a knife in his throat. Then there's Jin, a deadbeat ronin who speaks softly but carries a big blade. He runs game old-school style, but he can make your blood spray with the quickness. When these roughnecks bring the ruckus, it isn't good for anybody, especially them. Contains episodes 1-26.

Slam dunk. Season 1, Vol. 1

May 12, 2015
©1993
2 videodiscs (322 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc labels.
Originally aired as single episodes in 1993.
Hanamichi Sakuragi is a high school punk who hates basketball, mostly because the girls he likes always prefer basketball players to him. Things change, however, when he meets the cute and available Haruko Akagi. She loves basketball and thinks Hanamichi has the height and prowess to play. Hanamichi, quite willing to settle for collateral affection, immediately takes up the sport, never mind the fact that he doesn't know the rules, cannot dribble and is constitutionally unsuited to teamwork.

Hotwives of Orlando

May 6, 2015
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (157 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Paul Scheer, Andrea Savage, Tymberlee Hill, Angela Kinsey, Danielle, Schneider, Kristen Schaal, Casey Wilson.
Widescreen.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
A comedy series that takes us deep into the 97th most glamorous city in the world, Orlando, and the ladies who live there. Watch as these drunk, horny, rich, horrible women fight, gossip, cheat, backstab and weave-pull their way into your hearts.

The Pickwick papers [videorecording]

May 6, 2015
[England] : BBC Video, 2 Entertain ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, c2009.
1 videodisc (ca. 350 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Nigel Stock, Alan Parnaby, Clive Swift, Patrick Malahide; narrator, Ray Brooks.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
[DVD side 1]. Episodes 1-6 (175 min.) -- [DVD side 2]. Episodes 7-12 (175 min.).
The ramblings, adventures and travels of the members of the Pickwick Club as they wander about the countryside, getting into trouble wherever possible.

Dombey and son [videorecording]

May 6, 2015
[England] : BBC Video ; 2 Entertain ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009
1 videodisc (295 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Julian Glover, Lysette Anthony, Max Gold, Sharon Mughan, Paul Darrow.
Originally aired as a mini-series on television in 1983.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
[DVD side 1]. Episodes 1-5 (147 min.) -- [DVD side 2]. Episodes 6-10 (148 min.).
Set amid the teeming bustle of Victorian England, Dombey and Son is Dickens's story of a powerful man whose coldhearted neglect of his family causes his professional and personal downfall.

David Copperfield [videorecording]

May 6, 2015
[London] : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2009.
1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Daniel Radcliffe, Bob Hoskins, Maggie Smith, Ian McKellen, Zoë Wanamaker, Ciarán McMenamin, Trevor Eve, Nicholas Lyndhurst.
Title from disc label.
Based on the story by Charles Dickens.
The most autobiographical of Dickens' works, David Copperfield often echoes the writer's own life. It tells a moving story of David's journey from birth to maturity, a journey which inextricably links his life with some of Dickens' most colorful and extraordinary families.

The old curiosity shop [videorecording]

May 6, 2015
[England] : BBC Video ; 2 Entertain ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, c2009.
1 videodisc (ca. 265 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Natalie Ogle, Sebastian Shaw, Trevor Peacock.
Originally broadcast as a television miniseries in 1979.
Based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
[DVD side 1]. Episodes 1-5 (157 min.) -- [DVD side 2]. Episodes 6-9.
Thirteen year-old Nell Trent lives with her ailing grandfather in a run down London antique shop, unaware that her grandfather has a ruinous gambling addiction that has left them nearly penniless.

Barnaby Rudge [videorecording]

May 6, 2015
[England] : BBC Video : 2 Entertain ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, ©2009.
1 videodisc (approximately 400 min.) : sd., black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Nigel Arkwright, Newton Blick, John Wood, Joan Hickson, Jennifer Daniel.
Title from disc label.
Based on the story by Charles Dickens.
[DVD side 1]. Episodes 1-6 -- [DVD side 2]. Episodes 7-13.
A gripping tale of murder, conspiracy and revolt that culminates in the burning of the Newgate Prison during the anti-popery riots of 1780, Barnaby Rudge tells the story of a sweet, simple-minded youth swept up by the mob into acts of horrible violence and barbarism.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 11

April 30, 2015
London : BBC, [2015]
3 videodiscs (approximately 498 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2006.
The cave woman -- Fallen angel -- Demons on our shoulders -- Project Aphrodite -- Under dark stars.
The blunt-talking, politically incorrect Andy Dalziel once again pairs up with his younger, fast-tracked sidekick, Peter Pascoe, for a crime-solving marriage of opportunities. Season eleven sees the endearing duo investigate more difficult cases including the 20-year-old murder of a woman whose mummified remains emerge from the water during a cave rescue operation, an inquiry which rocks their world to its core.

Father Brown. Season two [videorecording].

April 30, 2015
[United States] : BBC, [2015]
3 videodiscs (ca. 442 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Williams, Sorcha Cusack, Nancy Carroll.
The stakes are higher for Father Brown, who's joined once again by his secretary Mrs. McCarthy, socialite Lady Felicia Montague and her chauffeur Sid Carter who together must embark on another series of adventures to save the souls of the sleepy village of Kembleford. This season, Father Brown will face more sinister cases than ever before which will include exorcism, abduction, poison, and murder.

Dancing on the edge

April 30, 2015
[Place of publication not identified] : PBS, [2015]
3 videodiscs (approximately 420 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Matthew Goode, Jacqueline Bisset, Tom Hughes, Angel Coulby, John Goodman.
Title from container.
"This program includes material that may not be appropriate for younger viewers. Viewer discrection is advised."--Container.
A PBS miniseries in which a black jazz band becomes a huge success and ends up entangled in the aristocratic world of 1930s London as they seek fame and fortune.

DCI Banks. Season three

April 30, 2015
©2014
2 videodiscs (approximately 267 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Stephen Tompkinson, Andrea Lowe, Caroline Katz.
Based on the 'DCI Banks' books by Peter Robinson.
Disc 1: Episodes 1-2 -- Disc 2: Episode 3.
Will Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and Detective Sergeant Annie Cabbott ever get their relationship together? Or will three wrenching crimes and the investigation of Detective Investigator Helen Morton keep them forever out of sync? Welcome back to the his crime series set in a bucolic Yorkshire town, where you would never expect social workers to abduct a your boy ... never imagine finding a murdered journalist in a holiday chalet ... never dream that the daughter of DCI Banks would be kidnapped. Will his family, his team and his romance survive?

Death in paradise. Season three

April 30, 2015
Burbank, California : Warner Home Video, [2015]
2 videodiscs (approximately 466 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Miller, Sara Martins, Danny John-Jules, Gary Carr, Elizabeth Bourgine, Don Warrington.
Widescreen (16:9).
Originally broadcast on television in Great Britain by BBC1 in 2013; broadcast on television in the United States on PBS in 2013.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2 Episodes 5-8.
Bringing a dose of sunshine back to the small screen, the series returns for a third season of impossible murders on the beautiful Caribbean island of Saint Marie.

Parenthood. Season 6.

April 30, 2015
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2015]
3 videodiscs (approximately 9 hr., 18 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard.
Title from disc label.
"The final season"--Container.
Get ready to say goodbye to the Braverman family in the sixth and final season of Parenthood, the gripping series lauded by critics and beloved by viewers.

Scott and Bailey. Season three

April 30, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
2 videodisc (approximately 382 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp, Amelia Bullmore, Nicholas Gleaves, Ben Batt, David Prosho, Tony Mooney, Delroy Brown, Tony Pitts, Sean Maguire.
Special featurs: The making of Scott & Bailey.
Canadian home video rating: not rated.
All eight episodes from the second series of the ITV detective drama. Suranne Jones and Lesley Sharp star as two homicide detectives working for the Greater Manchester Major Incident Team. As Janet Scott (Sharp) and Rachel Bailey (Jones) investigate a string of macabre crimes across the city, they must also face up to some harsh truths in their own personal lives.

Broadchurch. The complete second season

April 30, 2015
Toronto, ON : Entertainment One, [2014]
3 videodiscs (480 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker, Andrew Buchan.
Title from disc.
Special features: The making of Broadchurch; cast and crew interviews; behind the scenes featurettes; deleted scenes.
The hit mystery drama series, set in a Dorset coastal town.

White collar. The complete sixth season.

April 30, 2015
©2014
2 videodiscs (262 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matthew Bomer, Tim Dekay, Tiffani Thiessen, Willie Garson.
Title from container.
Bonus features: deleted scenes; audio commentary; gag reel; White collar: case closed retrospective.
disc 1. Borrowed time ; Return to sender ; Uncontrolled variables -- disc 2. All's fair ; Whack-a-mole ; Au revoir.
The tension has never been greater as Neal Caffrey re-teams with FBI agent Peter Burke in their most ambitious sting operation yet--infiltrating a sophisticated gang of deadly thieves. With Elizabeth Burke pregnant, Neal desperate for his freedom, and amidst pressure from Mozzie for Neal to cut ties with the FBI, the scheme unfolds, culminating in the series' most shocking plot twist of all.

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.

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