New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

August 21, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The life and adventures of Nick Nickleby.

August 20, 2014
Toronto, ON : Visual Entertainment Inc.
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Andrew Simpson, Jonathan Harden, Adrian Dunbar.
Title from disc labels.
An epic story of love and revenge, kindness and cruelty. Based on one of Charles Dickens's best-loved novels.

The Mindy project. Season two.

August 14, 2014
Universal City, California : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
3 videodiscs (approximately 477 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Messina, Mindy Kaling, Ed Weeks, Ike Barinholtz, Beth Grant, Adam Pally, Zoe Jarman, Xosha Roquemore.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: deleted scenes; gag reel.
The optimistic Mindy Lahiri is about to learn that fantasy doesn't always mesh with reality. After a stint in Haiti with her pastor boyfriend, Mindy returns to New York City, only to find that her relationship with Dr. Danny Castellano is more complicated than ever before.

Parenthood. Season 5.

August 14, 2014
Universal City, California : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
5 videodiscs (942 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Monica Potter, Lauren Graham, Erika Christensen, Dax Shepard, Peter Krause, Sam Jaeger.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2013.
As Kristina and Adam reevaluate their lives after her fight against cancer, Sarah finds a career she loves and a possible new romance. Crosby and Jasmine adapt to life as a family with an infant in the house, while Camille and Zeek decide what their 'Act three' is going to be now that they have an empty nest. And though most challenges bring the relations closer together, Joel and Julia find their marriage crumbling apart in ways they never expected.

Parks and recreation. Season six.

August 14, 2014
[Universal City, California] : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
3 videodiscs (approximately 557 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rob Lowe, Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Rashida Jones, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Aubrey Plaza.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: deleted scenes; Parks and recreation in Europe; The Hapley Group; Winter games promos; 100th episode feature; Rashida and Rob farewells; T-dazzle commercial; Chipp McCapp music video; gag reel.
The citizens of Pawnee loathe their merger with the neighboring town of Eagleton, and blame all their troubles on Councilwoman Knope. the personal lives of those in city Hall are equally as tumultuous. Andy must temporarily say 'cheerio' to his wife, April, when he takes a dream job in London; Ron adjusts to his new domestic roles; and Ann and Chris eagerly await the birth of their child.

Meet the Browns. Season 2 [videorecording]

August 14, 2014
Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Films, [2011]
3 videodiscs (ca. 440 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
David Mann, Tamela Mann, Lamman Rucker, Denise Boutte, Tony Vaughn, Arielle Vandenberg.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as a television series in 2009.
disc 1. Meet the entrepreneur ; Meet the ex ; Meet the E.R. ; Meet the secret ; Meet the intervention ; Meet the new job -- disc 2. Meet the gold digger ; Meet the wills ; Meet the cougars ; Meet the thief ; Meet the sweet tooth ; Meet the matrimony ; Meet the bully ; Meet the man and the mouse -- disc 3. Meet the real dad ; Meet the hubby ; Meet the H.B.I.C. ; Meet the troublemaker ; Meet the naked truth ; Meet the two left feet.
Follows the misadventures of Tyler Perry's beloved Leroy Brown. When Brown's father, Pop Brown, dies and leaves Brown his old house, Brown discovers a letter asking him to 'take care of the old.' Brown later discovers that there was more to the message (i.e., '...Thunderbird in the garage.'). By then, however, it's too late, Brown has already opened Brown Meadows, a home for seniors. Join the extended family as they navigate a new style of communal living.

Boardwalk empire. The complete fourth season

August 14, 2014
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Steve Buscemi, Kelly MacDonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham, Michael Stuhlbarg, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza.
Special features: Season 3 revisited; The Onyx Club: a step back in time; Becoming Harrow; New characters; Audio commentaries.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2013-2014.
disc 1. New York Sour ; Resignation ; Acres of Diamonds -- disc 2. All In ; Erlkönig ; The north star -- disc 3. William Wilson ; The Old Ship of Zion ; Marriage and Hunting -- disc 4. White Horse Pike ; Havre de Grace ; Farewell Daddy Blues.
Following his battle with Gyp Rosetti, Nucky makes a peace offering to Joe Masseria while working the odds with Arnold Rothstein. Nucky heads to Philadelphia to deal with the fallout from Willie's liquor fiasco. Eli braces for the worst as Agent Knox launches his plan to bring Nucky down. Capone and Torrio reach an agreement in Cicero.

The Millers. The first season.

August 14, 2014
3 videodiscs (495 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Beau Bridges, Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Jayma Mays.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast in 2013-2014.
Nathan Miller is a recently divorced local news reporter looking forward to living the single life until his parents derail his plans. His father Tom is inspired by Nathan's divorce to follow suit and leaves his wife of 43 years. Already in shock, his meddlesome mom Carol decides to move in with him. Meanwhile, his absent-minded dad imposes upon Nathan's sister Debbie. Now, Nathan and his sister wonder just how long the aggravating adjustment period is going to last.

NCIS, Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The eleventh season

August 14, 2014
6 videodiscs (approximately 17 hours and 44 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Harmon, David McCallum, Michael Weatherly, Rocky Carroll.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Celebrating 250 ; Game change ; Remembering Jackson Gibbs: a tribute to Ralph Waite ; On the record ; Finding Ellie Bishop ; In the stills of the night ; Background check ; Joe Spano: Fornell for real.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-8 -- disc 3. Episodes 9-12 -- disc 4. Episodes 13-16 ; Special feature -- disc 5. Episodes 17-21 ; Special feature -- disc 6. Episodes 22-24 ; Special features.
With 24 episodes, Special Agent Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) continues to guide the elite unit from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service into dangerous waters in order to protect the nation from biological attacks, hospital bombings and an unpredictable terrorist group known as The Brotherhood of Doubt. One of their own is taken hostage by a terrorist at large and the mysterious re-emergence of the infamous Privileged Killer takes the team to New Orleans for a thrilling, two-part episode.

14 war stories.

August 13, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video.
2 videodiscs (approximately 430 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Megan Gay, Celia Bannerman, David Acton, Naomi Sheldon.
Title from disc label.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-8 ; The making of 14 war stories.
Experience fourteen true and emotional accounts of World War One from the letters and journals of those that actually lived it.

Dead like me. Season one [videorecording].

August 13, 2014
Santa Monica, CA : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, 2003.
4 videodiscs (627 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ellen Muth, Rebecca Gayheart, Mandy Patinkin, Jasmine Guy.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast on television in 2003.
v. 1. disc 1. Pilot ; Dead girl walking ; Curious George -- v. 1. disc 2. Reapercussions ; Reaping havoc ; My room ; Reaper madness -- v. 2. disc 3. A cook ; Sunday mornings ; Business unfinished ; The bicycle thief -- v. 2. disc 4. Nighthawks ; Vacation ; Rest in peace.
Dark, irreverent and wickedly funny, this critically acclaimed comedy follows a college dropout who's about to find her purpose ... in the afterlife!

NCIS, Los Angeles. The fifth season.

August 13, 2014
Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2014]
6 videodiscs (approximately 17 hours, 10 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J, Linda Hunt, Miguel Ferrer.
Title from container.
Bonus features: audio commentary; Unexpected developments; additional scenes; deleted scenes; The write staff; Crafting Afghanistan; Happy 100th; No crew is superior remix.
Team leader Special Agent 'G' Callen and his partner Sam Hanna are chameleons who have mastered the art of undercover operations. Special Agent Kensi Blye, LAPD liaison Marty Deeks, NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger, and Operations Manager Henrietta 'Hetty' Lange, even Ops experts Eric and Nell get in on the action as the team works to stop a mastermind from bombing a train, solves a top-secret vaccine-related murder, and embarks on a rescue mission in Afghanistan to save one of their own.

Revolution. The complete second and final season.

August 13, 2014
Burbank, California : Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., [2014]
5 videodiscs (943 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito, Zak Orth, Stephen Collins, Elizabeth Mitchell, David Lyons, Daniella Alonso, Jd Pardo.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2013.
When all technology and electricity has suddenly and mysteriously blacked out, what₂s left is a post-apocalyptic landscape inhabited by ruthless paramilitary groups, heroic freedom fighters, and a family struggling to survive. Seen through the eyes of the fiercely determined young woman, Charlie Matheson, it follows a band of rebels including Charlie₂s mother Rachel and Uncle Miles as they face danger in their attempts to overthrow the Militia, and ultimately return power to the people.

The devil's ride. Season two

August 8, 2014
2 videodiscs (344 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast in 2013.
disc 1. First blood ; Bad out ; Dangerous tactice ; Fight club -- disc 2. Blood in & out ; War crimes ; Enemy within ; War is now.
In Season 2, we've rolled up the garage doors to take you inside what was once the fastest-growing motorcycle club in San Diego. But when the Laffing Devils strike out against Sinister Mob, the once-dominating club faces chaos and defeat in a fight for survival. In preparation for battle, both clubs set out to do whatever it takes to strengthen and straighten up their armies, as dismembered bikes are discovered and risky races are run.

Last tango in Halifax. Season two

July 31, 2014
2 videodiscs (347 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Derek Jacobi, Anne Reid, Sarah Lancashire, Nicola Walker, Tony Gardner, Dean Andrews, Nina Sosanya, Ronni Ancona.
Originally broadcast on television in 2013.
"Award-winning comedy drama and PBS favorite returns for a second season as the two childhood sweethearts work to finally make a life together. After Alan's near fatal heart attack, he and Celia decide to marry secretly - but how will their daughters react? Uptight Caroline and rebellious Gillian discover they actually quite like each other, but will the fact Gillian spent a night with Caroline's ex-husband John jeopardize the stepsisters' fledgling friendship? As secrets from the past come tumbling out and family members adjust to changing relationships, can Alan and Celia find the long-awaited happiness they deserve?"--Container.

Californication. The final season.

July 30, 2014
2 videodiscs (337 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Madeleine Martin, Pamela Adlon, Evan Handler.
The final season will find Hank joining the writer's room as his never-released film Santa Monica Cop now becomes a television series of the same name. He's riled frequently by his boss, the show's old-school executive producer Rick Rath, and his fellow writing team members. But he's thrown by the reemergence of old friend Julia, whose arrival causes chaos in Hank's already hectic life and with his on-off relationship with Karen.

Ja'mie : private school girl

July 30, 2014
2 videodiscs (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Lilley, Georgie Jennings, Georgia Treu.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast on television in 2013.
The bitch is back, and this time, she's meaner than ever! From the creator, writer and star of Summer Heights High and Angry Boys comes the continuing story of Ja'mie King, a conniving Year 12 student at Hillford Girls Grammar, a private school in Sydney, Australia. Ja'mie, the self-promoting 'queen bee,' returns from an exchange semester for her last three months at Hillford, where she's the unchallenged diva among the school's most popular girls.

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 1 [videorecording]

July 29, 2014
[England] : British Broadcasting Corp. ; [New York] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
2 videodiscs (ca. 269 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, Prunella Scales, Francesca Annis.
Title from container.
A clubbable woman / produced by Eric Abraham ; screenplay by Alan Plater ; director, Ross Devenish -- An advancement of learning / produced by Eric Abraham ; screenplay by Alan Plater ; director, Maurice Phillips -- An autumn shroud / produced by Eric Abraham ; screenplay by Malcolm Bradbury ; director, Richard Standeven.
The blunt-talking Detective Superintendent Andy Dalziel does not suffer fools gladly, but he has even more trouble with what he calls the 'smart arses' of the world. So when the inexperienced Peter Pascoe joins his team at Mid-Yorkshire CID, the omens don't look good. Pascoe is one of the new breed of career police officers, armed with a degree, a caring attitude, and a sharp brain.

Dirty tricks [videorecording]

July 29, 2014
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media, 2010, c2000.
1 videodisc (ca. 146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
James Bolam, Martin Clunes, Lindsay Duncan.
Title from disc label.
From the novel by Michael Dibdin.
Part bawdy bedroom farce, part zany crime caper. The story about a charming underachiever on the run from the law. Sure, he's manipulative, money-grubbing, and completely amoral. But is he a murderer? Absolutely not, he insists, despite the pesky corpses piling up. After befriending an accountant, he beds the man's randy wife Karen before a wealthy widow next catches his eye. When Karen meets an untimely demise, a plodding police detective gets involved, and things take a decidedly dicey turn.

Buck Rogers in the 25th century. Season one [videorecording]

July 28, 2014
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2012]
6 videodiscs (1165 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Tim O'Connor, Felix Silla, Mel Blanc.
Television version not rated, theatrical version rated PG.
"Series pilot included is theatrical version rather than televised version."--Container.
disc 1. Awakening, pts. 1-2 ; Planet of the slave girls, pts. 1-2 -- disc 2. Vegas in space ; The plot to kill a city, pts. 1-2 ; Return of the Fighting 69th -- disc 3. Unchained woman ; Planet of the Amazon women ; Cosmic wiz kid ; Escape from wedded bliss -- disc 4. Cruise ship to the stars ; Space vampire ; Happy birthday, Buck ; A blast for Buck -- disc 5. Ardala returns ; Twiki is missing ; Olympiad ; A dream of Jennifer -- disc 6. Space rockers ; Buck's duel to the death ; Fight of the war watch, pts. 1-2.
Blast off to the 25th century with Buck Rogers, one of the most popular sci-fi heroes of all time! When 20th century astronaut William 'Buck' Rogers is awakened 500 years after a deep space disaster, to an Earth in recovery from nuclear war, he must join Colonel Wilma Deering to lead the crew of the starship Searcher against a galaxy of evil from the past, present, and faraway future.

Fairly legal. Season one [videorecording]

July 28, 2014
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2012.
3 videodiscs (7 hr., 18 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams, Baron Vaughn.
Special features: exclusive scene comparisons with commentary; deleted scenes; gag reel.
Originally aired on USA network in 2011.
disc 1. Pilot ; Priceless ; Benched -- disc 2. Bo me once ; Two Richards ; Believers ; Coming home -- disc 3. Ultravinyl ; My best friend's prenup ; Bridges.
Kate Reed is a mediator whose skills are tested as she solves unconventional cases while balancing her complicated life. Features all ten season one episodes.

Fairly legal. Season two [videorecording]

July 28, 2014
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment [distributor], [2013]
3 videodiscs (ca. 9 hr., 16 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Sarah Shahi, Ryan Johnson, Virginia Williams, Michael Trucco.
Originally aired on USA Network in 2012.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes, gag reel.
disc 1. Satisfaction ; Start me up ; Bait and switch ; Shine a light ; Gimme shelter -- disc 2. What they seem ; Teenage wasteland ; Ripple of hope ; Kiss me, Kate -- disc 3. Shattered ; Borderline ; Force Majeure ; Finale.
"Kate Reed never faced a fight she didn't want ... to win. A former lawyer, she's now a mediator who loves to resolve others' conflicts. But it's often her own conflicts that could use some attention." --Container.

Roseanne. The complete fifth season [videorecording].

July 25, 2014
[Golden Valley, Minn.] : Mill Creek Entertainment, c2012.
3 videodiscs (585 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Lecy Goranson, Sara Gilbert, Michael Fishman, Johnny Galecki, Estelle Parsons.
Title from disc labels.
DVD release of individual episodes originally broadcast on television in 1992-1993.
Disc one. Terms of estrangement. Part 1 -- Terms of estrangement. Part 2 -- The dark ages -- Mommy nearest -- Pretty in black -- Looking for loans in all the wrong places -- Halloween IV -- Ladies' choice -- Disc two. Stand on your man -- Good girls, bad girls -- Of ice and men -- It's no place like home for the holidays -- Crime and punishment -- War and peace -- Lanford daze -- Wait 'til your father gets home -- Disc three. First cousin, twice removed -- Lose a job, Winnebago -- It's a boy -- It was twenty years ago today-- -- Playing with matches -- Promises, promises -- Glengarry, Glen Rosey -- Tooth or consequences -- Daughters and other strangers.
"The family frenzy begins when Roseanne and Jackie open a diner, Darlene decides to go to art school, Dan renovates a house creating even more financial tension, and Jackie starts dating a younger man"--Container.

Roseanne. The complete seventh season [videorecording].

July 25, 2014
Minneapolis, MN : Mill Creek Entertainment, 2013.
3 videodiscs (597 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
John Goodman, Roseanne, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 1994.
Disc one. Nine is enough -- Two for one -- Snoop Davey Dave -- Girl talk -- Sleeper -- Skelton in the closet -- Follow the son -- Punch and Jimmy -- White men can't kiss Disc 2. Thanksgiving 1994 -- Maybe baby -- The parenting trap -- Rear window -- My name is Bev -- Bed and bored -- Sisters -- Lost youth -- Single married female Disc 3. All about Rosey, part 1 & 2 -- Husands and wives -- Happy trailers -- The blaming of the shrew -- The birds and the frozen bees -- Coach potatoes -- Sherwood Schwartz: a loving tribute.
The Connor's humorously honest portrayal of American life continues in this unforgettable season. It was a year that rang in with Roseanne's unexpected pregnancy and the break-up of Darlene and David, then went on to tackle the issues of alcoholism, drug abuse and racial prejudice. There are also erotic dreams, nude neighbors, scandalous secrets, a fabulous Halloween and the Conner's all-time classic visit to Gilligan's Island.

Roseanne. The complete eighth season [videorecording].

July 25, 2014
Minneapolis, MN : Mill Creek Entertainment, 2013.
3 videodiscs (566 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
John Goodman, Roseanne, Sara Gilbert, Laurie Metcalf.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 1995.
Disc 1. Shower the people you love with stuff -- Let them eat junk -- Roseanne in the hood -- The last date -- Halloween: the final chapter -- The fifties show -- The getaway (almost) -- The last Thursday in November -- Of mice and Dan Disc 2. Direct to video -- December bride -- The thrilla near the vanilla extract -- The white sheep of the family -- Becky Howser, M.D. -- Out of the past -- Construction junction -- We're going to Disney World, part 1 -- Disney World War II, part 2 Disc 3. Springtime for David -- Another mouth to shut up -- Morning becomes obnoxious -- Ballroom blitz -- The wedding -- Heart and soul -- Fights and stuff.
The original desperate housewife is at it again in Season 8 of Roseanne! It was a year that started with Roseanne's baby shower, DJ's Thanksgiving pageant, Jackie's internet addiction, two different Beckys and the arrival of Jerry Garcia Connor. It was the season of Darlene's wedding, Dan's heart attack, award winning loose-meat sandwiches, Ouija board horrors and supermarket samples. The 50s sitcom tribute and the Connor family trip to Disney World top off this unforgettable 8th season!

Dalziel & Pascoe. Season 10.

July 25, 2014
3 videodiscs (502 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan.
Title from disc labels.
Houdini's ghost -- Glory days -- Wrong time, wrong place -- Guardian Angel -- A death in the family.
Season Ten sees the endearing duo travel to Amsterdam for a European Police Conference. Over the next six days Dalziel's life is turned upside down. Finding himself on the wrong side of the law, he becomes the prime suspect for the murder of a young British singer. Pascoe is determined to carry out his own investigation, adamant his boss is innocent. But why are the Dutch officers so keen to ensure Dalziel is charged with murder?


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