New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

June 24, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Striking out. Series 1.

June 23, 2017
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn, [2017]
2 videodiscs (214 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Amy Huberman, Rory Keenan, Neil Morrissey, Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Paul Antony-Barber.
Title from disc surface.
Tara Rafferty is a high-flying solicitor living an apparently charmed existence with her good-looking law-partner fiancé Eric. But when she discovers Eric is cheating on her with a colleague, she decides to go it alone and start her own law firm.

The strain. The complete third season.

June 23, 2017
[Los Angeles, California] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
3 videodiscs (440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Kevin Durand, Richard Sammel, Jack Kesy, Miguel Gomez.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novels by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.
disc 1. New York strong ; Bad white ; First born -- disc 2. Gone but not forgotten ; Madness ; The battle of Central Park ; Collaborators -- disc 3. White light ; Do or die ; The fall.
The war between the bloodthirsty strigoi and the remaining human survivors of New York intensifies in the chilling third season. Although Dr. Ephraim Goodweather's bioweapon initially helped stave off the vampiric creatures, they have evolved into a bigger threat to humanity than ever. Now, distraught over his kidnapped son, Eph teams with Dutch to search for signs of weakness in the strigoi.

Prison break. Event series.

June 23, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2017]
3 videodiscs (390 min.) sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Sarah Wayne Callies.
Title from disc label.
Special features: A return home: the making of.
disc 1. Ogygia ; Kaniel Outis ; The liar -- disc 2. The prisoner's dilemma ; Contingency ; Phaecia -- disc 3. Wine-dark sea ; Progeny ; Behind the eyes.
Although he was buried seven years ago, pictures from a Yemen prison reveal that Michael Scofield may still be alive. Determined to rescue his brother, Lincoln enlists C-Note's help. Meanwhile, Michael's wife Sara has remarried. And even if this biggest breakout yet is possible, is Michael the same man he was?


June 19, 2017
[New York, New York] : CBS DVD, 2017.
3 videodiscs (436 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sean Teale, Allison Miller, Eddie Ramos, Julia Ormond, Dennis Haysbert.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Extended scene ; crisis defines characters ; good & bad future ; have vs. have nots ; secrets & lies ; gag reel.
Set in a future where companies have seemingly unlimited power, the story centers around Ben Larson, a young executive who risks everything to infiltrate the all-controlling corporate world and save the woman he loves. In the process, he will take on the entire system, with deadly consequences.

Workaholics. The final season

June 19, 2017
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2017]
2 videodiscs (214 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm, Erik Griffin, Maribeth Monroe.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: deleted scenes; outtakes; wrap reel; The final shot.
disc 1. Trainees' day ; Weed the people ; Monstalibooyah ; Bill and Ted's sexellent sexventure ; Faux chella -- disc 2. The most dangerless game ; Tactona 420 ; Termidate ; Bianca toro ; Party gawds.
The show features Adam, Blake and Ders getting weird with booze, weed and serious lapses in judgment. (And, if they can squeeze it in, work.)

Animal kingdom. The complete first season

June 19, 2017
3 videodiscs (500 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman, Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole, Daniella Alonso, Molly Gordon.
Based on the Australian film of the same name.
Disc 1. Pilot/We don't hurt people ; Stay close, stick together ; Dead to me -- Disc 2. Flesh is weak ; Child care ; Goddamn animals -- Disc 3. Man in ; Judas kiss ; What have you done ; special features.
When his mother dies of a heroin overdose, seventeen-year-old Joshua "J" Cody moves in with his estranged relatives in a Southern California beach town. Heading up their petty crime dynasty are J's manipulative grandmother, Janine "Smurf" Cody, whose iron-fisted, velvet-gloved tough love controls her four sons; adopted right-hand man "Baz"; intense, mentally disturbed Pope; tough, hyperactive Craig; and troubled "baby," Deran.

South Park. The complete twentieth season.

June 16, 2017
Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2017]
2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice: Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program 2016.
dics 1. Member berries; Skank hunt; The damned; Wieners out; Douche and a danish -- disc 2. Fort Collins; Oh, jeez; Members only; Not funny; The end of serialization as we know it.

The vampire diaries. The eighth and final season.

June 14, 2017
Burbank, California : Warner Home Video, [2017]
3 videodiscs (674 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham, Candice Accola, Zach Roerig, Matthew Davis, Michael Malarkey.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2016-2017.
disc 1. Episodes 1-6 -- disc 2. Episodes 7-12 -- disc 3. Episodes 13-16.
It sinks its teeth into its final season with more high-stakes romance, adventure and drama than ever before. Last season, our heroes rebuilt their world without Elena, and Stefan and Caroline began their much-anticipated yet complicated relationship. Meanwhile, Damon pursued a vendetta against his mother Lily, who abandoned her sons to care for vampire-witches.

Bones. The final chapter

June 14, 2017
3 videodiscs (approximately 525 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Tamara Taylor, TJ Thyne, John Boyd.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Inspired by the life of forensic anthropologist and author Kathy Reichs.
disc 1. The hope in the horror ; The brain the bot ; The new tricks in the old dogs ; The price for the past -- disc 2. The tutor in the tussie ; The flaw in the saw ; The scare in the score ; The grief and the girl -- disc 3. The steal in the wheels ; The radioactive panthers in the party ; The day in the life ; The end in the end.
Brennan's uncanny forensic skills help resolve even grislier cases, including a retirement home murder, a possible death by robot, and the slaying of close friend. Along the way, family tragedy strikes and Booth lands in the crosshairs of a serial killer. The fascinating storylines, heart and humor of these twelve episodes wrap of the final season of this hit series.

Grimm. Season six

June 14, 2017
4 videodiscs (558 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Elizabeth Tulloch, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz, Reggie Lee, Bree Turner, Claire Coffee.
Title from disc surface.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
Disc 1. Fugitive ; Trust me knot ; Oh captain, my captain ; El cuegle -- Disc 2. The seven year itch ; Breakfast in bed ; Blind love -- Disc 3. The son also rises ; Tree people ; Blood magic -- Disc 4. Where the wild things were ; Zerstörer shrugged ; The end.
Now that the nefarious forces of Black Claw have been silenced, Nick faces an all too familiar foe in Captain Sean Renard. Having gained a seat of power as the mayor elect of Portland, Renard is poised to bring rise to his own brand of law and order. Nick must take a stand to protect his city and those closest to him, especially his child with Adalind. It will take the full force of Nick and his allies to find a way to bring peace.

Power. The complete third season.

June 14, 2017
Santa Monica, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2017]
3 videodiscs (575 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Omari Hardwick, 50 Cent, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora, Lela Loren.
Title from disc label.
Broadcast in 2016.
Season three finds James St. Patrick as the owner of new nightclubs, out of the drug game, and in a rekindled relationship with his first love, Angela-the AUSA sworn to bring him to justice. But just as they begin to believe James' past criminal persona of 'Ghost' may finally be behind them, both are forced to face the consequences of running from a life from which no one gets away clean.

Wentworth. Season 3

June 9, 2017
4 videodiscs (approximately 580 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Danielle Cormack, Nicole da Silva, Kate Atkinson, Celia Ireland, Shareena Clanton, Katrina Milosevic, Aaron Jeffery, Robbie Magasiva, Pamela Rabe.
Widescreen (16:9).
Based on the original series Prisoner by Reg Watson.
Disc 1. The governor's pleasure ; Failing upwards ; Knives out -- Disc 2. Righteous act ; Mercy ; Evidence -- Disc 3. The long game ; Goldfish ; Freak show -- Disc 4. A higher court ; The living and the dead ; Blood and fire.
The women of Wentworth Prison face a high-stakes power struggle as the hit Australian drama returns. In Season Three, Bea Smith receives a life sentence without parole and assumes the mantle of top dog, asserting her dominance over the other inmates, including Franky Doyle, who finds herself more vulnerable than ever before.

Van Helsing. Season one

June 8, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
4 videodiscs (approximately 9 hr., 18 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl, David Cubitt, Vincent Gale, Rukiya Bernard, Trezzo Mahoro.
Title from disc label.
Inspired by the graphic novel series "Helsing" by Pat Shand.
disc 1. Help me ; Seen you ; Stay inside ; Coming back -- disc 2. Fear her ; Nothing matters ; For me -- disc 3.Little thing ; Help out ; Stay away -- disc 4. Last time ; He's coming ; It begins.
In the near future, vampires have risen and taken control. Vanessa Van Helsing is humanity's last hope for survival, as her unique blood composition gives her the ability to turn vampires human. But because of this, Vanessa is a prime target for the vampires.

The young pope

June 2, 2017
New York, NY : HBO Home Entertainment, [2017]
3 videodiscs (approximately 600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jude Law, Diane Keaton, Silvio Orlando, Javier Camara, Scott Shepherd, Cecile De France.
Title from disc label.
16x9 wide screen (1.78:1).
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-7 -- disc 3. Episodes 8-10.
The fictional story of a newly elected pope, the youngest in history and first-ever American, whose audacity, independence, and arch-conservatism wreak havoc within the Vatican.

Doctor Who. Series ten, part one.

June 2, 2017
London : BBC, [2017]
2 videodiscs (approximately 276 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Lucas.
Wide screen.
Title from container.
disc 1. The pilot ; Smile ; Thin ice ; Knock, knock -- disc 2. Oxygen ; Extremis ; Inside looks.
The Doctor is traveling through time and space in his TARDIS. New traveling companions Bill Pots and Nardole, old enemies with the return of Missy, and lots of adventures are awaiting him in his season ten journey.

Akame ga kill!. Collection 1

June 1, 2017
[United States] : Sentai Filmworks, [2016]
3 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Soma Saito, Sora Amamiya.
Special features: AkaKill! theater; Japanese promos; clean opening animation, clean closing animation.
Anamorphic widescreen 480i, 16x9.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-8 -- disc 3. Episodes 9-12.
When he set off for the Capital, all Tatsumi wanted was a way to make money. Instead, he finds himself rescued from a fate worse than death by a group of assassins known as Night Raid, and thrust into the middle of a bloody revolution. On the one side: Prime Minister Honest, his secret police, elite squad of assassins, and the armies of the Empire. On the other: Night Raid and a handful of rebels desperate to overthrow the brutal regime of Honest's puppet emperor.

Akame ga kill!. Collection 2

June 1, 2017
[United States] : Sentai Filmworks, [2016]
3 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Soma Saito, Sora Amamiya.
Special features: AkaKill! Theater; Japanese promos; Clean opening animation; Clean closing animation; Also availabe from Sentai Filmworks.
Collection number from container.
disc 1. Episodes 13-16 -- disc 2. Episodes 17-20 -- disc 3. Episodes 21-24.
The convoluted path that has reunited Tatsumi and Esdeath takes another twist as they find themselves transported to a remote island where their strength will be tested as never before. Dr. Stylish may be dead, but Danger Beasts still remain, and that's only the first challenge the two enemies now face.

Tokyo Ghoul. Complete first season

June 1, 2017
[Flower Mound, Texas] : FUNimation Productions, [2015]
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Natsuki Hanae.
Title from container.
16:9 widescreen.
Disc 1. Episodes 1-7 -- Disc 2. Episodes 8-12.
In modern day Tokyo, society lives in fear of Ghouls: mysterious creatures who look exactly like humans, yet hunger insatiably for their flesh. None of this matters to Ken Kaneki, a bookish and ordinary young man, until a dark and violent encounter turns him into the first ever Ghoul-human half breed. Trapped between two worlds, Ken must survive the violent conflicts of warring Ghoul factions.

The last kingdom. Season two

May 31, 2017
3 videodiscs (approximately 480 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alexander Dreymon, David Dawson, Tobias Santelmann, Emily Cox, Thure Lindhardt, David Schofield, Eva Birthistle, Gerard Kearns, Harry McEntire, Ian Hart.
Title from disc surface.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
Disc 1. Episode 1 ; Episode 2 ; Episode 3 -- Disc 2. Episode 4 ; Episode 5 ; Episode 6 -- Disc 3. Episode 7 ; Episode 8 ; Bonus features.
A story of redemption, vengeance, and self-discovery set against the birth of England, this drama follows young warrior and outsider Uhtred on a fierce mission to reclaim his birthright. The series combines real historical figures and events with fiction, retelling the history of King Alfred the Great and his desire to unite the many separate kingdoms into what would become England.

Major crimes. The complete fifth season.

May 31, 2017
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2017]
5 videodiscs (885 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, Jonathan Del Arco, Robert Gossett.
Wide screen enhanced for wide screen TVs.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2016-2017.
disc 1. Episodes 1-5 -- disc 2. Episodes 6-9 -- disc 3. Episodes 10-13 -- disc 4. Episodes 14-17 -- disc 5. Episodes 18-21.
The series returns with more mysteries in season five as the squad must solve some of the most challenging homicides in America₂s second largest city. From searching for a missing teenage girl who vanished while helping the homeless, hunting down the killer of a potentially dirty cop, or following up on a beheading in an isolated corner of Los Angeles, the investigators attempt to return balance to the scales of justice.

Suits. Season six

May 31, 2017
4 videodiscs (approximately 680 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman, Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty, Gina Torres.
Title from disc surface.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
Disc 1. To trouble ; Accounts payable ; Back on the map ; Turn ; Bonus features -- Disc 2. Trust ; Spain ; Shake the trees ; Borrowed time -- Disc 3. The hand that feeds you ; P.S.L. ; She's gone ; The painting ; Bonus features -- Disc 4. Teeth, nose, teeth ; Admission of guilt ; Quid pro quo ; Character and fitness ; Bonus features.
After signing a plea deal to spare his colleagues at Pearson Specter Litt, Mike faces the harsh realities of prison life as he starts his two-year sentence. Meanwhile, the once bustling PSL offices are now a ghost town. The partners have defected, leaving Harvey, Jessica, Louis, Donna, and Rachel to pick up the pieces. With the firm facing numerous lawsuits as fallout of the plea deal, and Harvey on a mission to get Mike released from prison, PSL's troubles are far from over.

Dark angel

May 24, 2017
1 videodisc (approximately 150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joanna Forggatt, Jonas Armstrong, Laura Morgan, Emma Fielding, Sam Hoare, Alun Armstrong.
Title from disc label.
Special features include: behind the scenes.
A cold blooded Victorian serial killer kills three husbands and eleven children.

Outsiders. Season two.

May 24, 2017
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
4 videodiscs (approximately 594 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Morse, Joe Anderson, Gillian Alexy, Ryan Hurst, Kyle Gallner.
Title from disc labels.
Special features: 29 deleted scenes.
disc 1. And the three shall save you; Shadowside; Banishment; How we hunt -- disc 2. We are Kinnah; Kill or be killed; Home for supper -- disc 3. Healing; Loyal to the bone; Stranger in a strange land -- disc 4. The run; What must be done; Unbroken chain.
A struggle for power and control set in the rugged hills of Appalachia, which tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts since before anyone can remember. Living off the grid and above the law on their mountaintop homestead, they'll protect their world and defend their way of life using any means necessary.

Tru calling : the complete first season

May 24, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]
6 videodiscs (approximately 880 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eliza Dushku, Shawn Reaves, Zach Galifianakis, A.J. Cook.
Title from disc label.
Created by Jon Harmon Feldman.
disc 1 (episodes 1-4) : Pilot ; Putting out fires ; Brother's keeper ; Past tense -- disc 2 (episodes 5-8): Haunted ; Star-crossed ; Morning after ; Closure -- disc 3 (episodes 9-12): Murder in the morgue ; Reunion ; The longest day ; Valentine -- disc 4 (episodes 13-15): Drop dead gorgeous ; Daddy's girl ; The getaway -- disc 5 (episodes 16-18) Two pair ; Death becomes her ; Rear window -- disc 6 (episodes 19-20): D.O.A. ; Two weddings and a funeral.
Tru Davies, a medical grad student in Boston whose grant is suddenly pulled out from under her, takes a job at a local morgue. There, she discovers that she has the power to "re-live" the previous day over again to help the people who wrongly ended up dead.

Tru calling : the complete second season

May 24, 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]
2 videodiscs (approximately 264 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eliza Dushku, Shawn Reaves, Zach Galifianakis, Jason Priestley.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast on television in 2005.
disc 1 (episodes 1-4): Perfect storm ; Grace ; In the dark ; The last good day -- disc 2 (episodes 5-6): Enough ; 'Twas the night before Christmas--again ; "Tru calling: opposing forces," making-of featurette.
Medical student Tru Davies works in a morgue. She soon discovers that she has the power to go back in time and prevent innocent people from becoming murder victims.


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