New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

April 29, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The Brokenwood mysteries. Series 2 [videorecording].

April 28, 2016
[United States] : Acorn Media, c2016.
4 videodiscs (ca. 367 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Neill Rea, Fern Sutherland.
Originally broadcast in 2015.
disc 1. Leather & lace -- disc 2. To die or not to die -- disc 3. Catch of the day -- disc 4. Blood pink.
In a seemingly quiet country town in New Zealand, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd finds that murder can happen anywhere. Working alongside Detective Constable Kristin Sims, Shepherd solves grisly murders in this gripping and well-written series.

The last ship. The complete second season

April 28, 2016
[United States] : Warner Home Video, [2016]
3 videodiscs (572 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin, Travis Van Winkle, Charles Parnell, Christina Elmore, Marissa Neitling, John Pyper-ferguson, Jocko Sims.
Widescreen.
Based on William Brinkley's best selling novel.
With a cure for the Red Virus and the goal to save the human race, Navy Captain Tom Chandler and his crew return to the States unsure of what they will find. As the crew seeks to find survivors and their families, they encounter a new, emerging enemy who's vying for control and may hinder the mass production of the cure.

Black Jesus. Season one

April 26, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Gerald 'Slink' Johnson, Charlie Murphy, John Witherspoon.
Title from container.
Special features: Bloopers ; episode commentary.
Smokin', drinkin', and chillin' (pilot) -- Fish and the con man -- The S*** heist -- I gave at the playground -- Fried green toma toes -- Love thy enemy. Part 1 -- The other shoe drops -- Love thy enemy. Part 2 -- Gangstra's paradise -- Wtfwbjd.
Follows Jesus in present day Compton, CA on a daily mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with the help of his small but loyal group of downtrodden followers.

The Doctor Blake mysteries. Season one [videorecording]

April 21, 2016
©2015
3 videodiscs (ca. 574 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner, Joel Tobeck, Rick Donald, Cate Wolfe.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-7 -- disc 3. Episodes 8-10.
In 1959, Dr. Lucian Blake returns to his Australian hometown to continue his late father's medical practice, but it is his additional responsibility as the town's chief medical officer that leads him to investigating cases of suspicious death.

Royal pains. Season seven.

April 21, 2016
[Universal City, California] : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 336 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Campbell Scott, Reshma Shetty, Brooke D'orsay, Ben Shenkman.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2015.
Singleton Hank resolves to settle down with "The One," just as soon as he finds her. Meanwhile, new homeowners Evan and Paige decide to add another member to their family, which proves to be more difficult than expected. Boris becomes involved in a secret mission of great importance and discovers that he'll need both Lawson brothers to complete it, while Divya does a favor for a man who may turn out to be her Prince Charming.

19-2. Season 1

April 21, 2016
[Silver Spring, Maryland] : Acorn, [2016]
3 videodiscs (approximately 447 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Adrian Holmes, Jared Keeso, Benz Antoine, Mylene Dinh-Robic.
Title from container.
Originally produced for television in 2014.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-7 -- disc 3. Episodes 8-10 ; Bonus.
Officer Nick Barron patrols the streets of Montréal with Station 19's newest officer, Ben Chartier. Back on the job after temporary leave, guilt-ridden Nick immediately clashes with overzealous Ben, but the two form an uneasy partnership. While responding to some of the city's most bizarre and violent crimes, the two officers learn the high cost of life on the force, both on and off duty.

Hot in Cleveland. Season six.

April 21, 2016
Hollywood, California : Viacom International, [2016]
3 videodiscs (503 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Betty White, Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2015.
It's the last hurrah for the ladies in a season filled with unexpected twists and turns! Enjoy the final 24 episodes of this beloved hit sitcom; including a series retrospective featuring favorite moments from the cast and crew, plus bloopers and behind the scenes moments!

Pretty little liars. The complete sixth season

April 15, 2016
©2016
5 videodiscs (approximately 883 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Laura Leighton, Lucy Hale, Ian Harding, Shay Mitchell, Sasha Pieterse, Janel Parrish, Tyler Blackburn.
Special features: 4 all-new featurettes: We heart the PLL 'Ships; A PLL Prom; Inside 5 Years; A Homecoming: the PLLs return; Deleted scenes.
Based upon the series of books by Sara Shepard.
disc one. Game on, Charles ; Songs of innocence ; Songs of experience ; Don't look now ; She's no angel -- disc two. No stone unturned ; O brother, where art thou ; FrAmed ; Last dance -- disc three. Game over, Charles ; Pretty Little Liars: Five Years Forward Special ; Of late I think of Rosewood ; Charlotte's Web -- disc four. The gloves are on ; New guys, new lies ; Do not disturb ; Where somebody waits for me -- disc five. We've all got baggage ; Burn this ; Did you miss me? ; Hush, hush, sweet liars.
As the sixth season begins moments after the season five finale, Aria, Emily, Hanna, Spencer and Mona are trapped outside the "dollhouse" where their tormentor, Charles, has been keeping them - with nowhere to run. Angered by their attempted escape, Charles' games take a more demented and darker turn. As the girls struggle to survive, Ezra, Caleb and Toby continue the fight to find the girls with or without Rosewood Police Department's help. Charles' story begins to come together, with the Liars eventually solving the puzzle and unmasking Charles, finally putting an end to the "A" game."

And then there were none [videorecording]

April 14, 2016
[United States] : Acorn Media, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 177 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Charles Dance, Aidan Turner, Anna Maxwell Martin, Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson, Catherine Bailey, Douglas Booth, Maeve Dermody, Burn Gorman, Toby Stephens, Noah Taylor.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series.
As the world teeters on the brink of war, ten strangers are persuaded to retreat from their troubled lives to Soldier Island, an isolated rock near the Devon coast. When a storm cuts them off from the mainland, the true reason for their presence on the island becomes horribly clear: they are to be executed, one by one.

Haven. The final season

April 14, 2016
©2015
4 videodiscs (559 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour, Richard Donat, John Dunsworth.
Title from disc label.
Based on "The Colorado kid" by Stephen King.
disc 1. Episodes 14-17 -- disc 2. Episodes 18-21 -- disc 3. Episodes 22-25 -- disc 4. Episode 26 ; bonus features.
The final season presents our heroes with challenges unlike any they've ever faced. Cut off from the world by a mysterious fog bank, Haven is on its own. Through journeys into the past, the future, and the very fabric between worlds, events in Haven hurtle towards a cataclysmic showdown. Tensions rise, allegiances shift, and in a harrowing closing chapter, the mystery of 'Croatoan' is finally revealed.

VEEP. The complete fourth season.

April 13, 2016
New York, NY : HBO Home Box Office, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 281 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Matt Walsh.
Widescreen.
Bonus feature: Hilarious deleted scenes.
Former Senator Selina Meyer has accepted the call to serve as Vice President of the United States. The job is nothing like she imagined and everything she was warned about. 'Veep' follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.

Silicon Valley. The complete second season

April 13, 2016
[New York, NY] : HBO Home Video, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, T. J. Miller, Martin Starr, Christopher Evan Welch, Kumail Nanjiani, Amanda Crew, Zach Woods, Matt Ross.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2015.
Richard and the guys struggle to find a backer as they face legal and financial woes. Meanwhile, an old enemy pays Richard a visit. Gavin's interference causes Pied Piper to struggle with securing their expansion. The verdict on Pied Piper's fate coincides with a startling real-life drama that makes their livestream immensely popular, and emotions run high as the gang tries to keep the company together.

Beauty and the beast. The second season.

April 13, 2016
Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2015]
6 videodiscs (approximately 925 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Austin Basis, Nina Lisandrello.
Widescreen.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2013-2014.
disc one. Who am I? ; Kidnapped ; Liar, liar ; Hothead -- disc two. Reunion ; Father knows best ; Guess who's coming to dinner? ; Man or beast? -- disc three. Don't die on me ; Ancestors ; Held hostage ; Recipe for disaster -- disc four. Till death ; Redemption ; Catch me if you can ; About last night -- disc five. Beast is the new black ; Cat and mouse ; Cold case ; Ever after -- disc six. Operation fake date ; Dejá vu.
After unlocking the secrets of Vincent Keller's beastly nature and yet opening her heart to him, detective Cat Chandler saw him ripped from her by dark forces. Now reunited, she finds him mysteriously different' missing his scar, memory wiped, more powerful than ever, and clearly on a mission. In order to reach the Vincent she loves, Cat must unravel the threads of what exactly happened during his abduction and who--or what--he has become.

Heroes reborn : event series.

April 7, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
4 videodiscs (approximately 555 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jack Coleman, Zachary Levi, Judith Shekoni, Ryan Guzman.
Title from disc surface.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
Experience the epic thirteen-episode event series, Heroes Reborn, from Tim Kring, the creator of the global phenomenon Heroes. Kring creates a wildly imaginative and thrilling new volume in the Heroes universe featuring a host of new characters with startling powers. After a massive terrorist attack in Odessa, Texas, evolved humans are blamed for the tragic event, forcing them into hiding or on the run from those seeking retribution.

Grace and Frankie. Season one

April 7, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate
3 videodiscs (approximately 377 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen, Sam Waterston.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast as season 1 in 2015.
For as long as they can recall, Grace and Frankie have been rivals. Their one-upmanship comes crashing to a halt, however, when they learn that their husbands have fallen in love with each other and want to get married. As everything around the ladies is coming apart, the only thing they can really rely on is each other.

London spy

April 7, 2016
London : BBC, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 289 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Whishaw, Edward Holcroft, Jim Broadbent, Zrinka Cvitesic, Charlotte Rampling
Widescreen.
DVD release of the 2015 television mini-series.
What begins as a chance romance between two people from opposite walks of life - one an antisocial investment banker, the other a slacker romantic - quickly unravels when the reclusive banker disappears under suspicious circumstances, exposing his real identity as a spy and forcing his lover down a dark path to reveal the truth.

The Carol Burnett show. The lost episodes : treasures from the vault.

April 4, 2016
℗2015
6 videodiscs (approximately 1039 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Tim Conway.
Features: interviews, bonus sketches, featurettes, outtakes.
Dolby digital 2.0, full screen 1.33:1.
Features features fifteen original broadcast episodes from the first five seasons, some never seen since their original airing.

The Carol Burnett Show : the lost episodes

April 4, 2016
©2015
6 videodiscs (ca. 1255 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, Lyle Waggoner and various guest stars.
Disc 1: Shows #108 with Lucille Ball, Eddie Albert and Nancy Wilson (air date November 4, 1968) ; #422 with Chita Rivera and Bob Newhart (air date February 22, 1971) ; #107 with Don Rickles, Mel Tormé and Nanette Fabray (air date November 11, 1968) ; bonus features. -- Disc 2: Shows #003 with Jim Nabors (air date September 11, 1967) ; #510 with Bing Crosby and Paul Lynde (air date November 3, 1971) ; #522 with Tim Conway and Eydie Gorme (air date March 1, 1972) ; bonus features -- Disc 3: Shows #521with Nanette Fabray and Burt Reynolds (air date February 23, 1971) ; #013 with Lesley Ann Warren and Don Adams (air date November 27, 1967) ; bonus features -- Disc 4: Shows #006 with Lucille Ball, Tim Conway and Gloria Loring (air date October 2, 1967) ; #112 with Tim Conway (air date January 6, 1969) ; bonus features -- Disc 5: Shows #008 with Bobbie Gentry, Phyllis Diller and Gwen Verdon (air date October 16, 1967) ; #309 with Andy Griffith (air date November 17, 1969) ; #503 with Bernadette Peters, Cass Elliot (air date November 10, 1971) -- Disc 6: Shows #316 with Flip Wilson and Vikki Carr (air date January 19,1970) ; #506 with Carol Channing and Steve Lawrence (air date October 6, 1971) ; #016 with Tim Conway, Jack Jones, Ruth Buzzi (air date March 18, 1968) ; bonus features
16 uncut episodes of the Carol Burnett Show as they originally aired on television from 1967-1971 plus over 5 hours of bonus features including never-before -seen outtakes, 2 featurettes: Fabulous Firsts and On the Spot: Carol's Q&A, and interviews with Julie Andrews, Carol Channing, Burt Reynolds, Don Rickles, Carol Burnett and others.

Father Brown. Season three : part one [videorecording].

March 31, 2016
[United States] : BBC, [2015]
2 videodiscs (ca. 356 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Williams, Sorcha Cusack, Nancy Carroll.
Hop on your bicycle and travel back to the 1950's to join the priestly gumshoe Father Brown (Mark Williams, Harry Potter, Doctor Who) for another compelling series of mysteries based on the novels of G. K. Chesterton. Quiet lanes and country houses hold daunting secrets that only Father Brown, using his intuition and skill, will be able to work out much to the chagrin of Inspector Sullivan (Tom Chambers, Waterloo Road). Joined by his gang of dedicated helpers: the excitable parish secretary Mrs. McCarthy (Sorcha Cusack, Merlin, Silent Witness), the glamorous Lady Felicia Montague (Nancy Carroll, Call the Midwife, Inspector Lewis) and her resourceful chauffeur (and mostly former small-time crook) Sid Carter (Alex Price, Being Human, Merlin), Father Brown faces some of his most daunting cases yet.

Banshee. The complete third season

March 31, 2016
[New York, NY] : HBO Home Video, [2015]
4 videodiscs (approximately 600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic, Ulrich Thomsen, Frankie R. Faison, Hoon Lee, Matt Servitto, Lili Simmons.
Widescreen (16x9).
Bonus features: Banshee origins featurettes ; making-of episode 2 title sequence ; behind the scenes featurettes ; audio commentaries ; deleted scenes.
The continuing twists and turns that follow Lucas Hood, an ex-convict who improbably assumes the identity of sheriff of the rural, Amish-area town of Banshee, Pa., where his former lover and partner-in-crime has been living under her own alias, Carrie Hopewell.

The expanse. Season one.

March 31, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
3 videodiscs (approximately 427 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Cas Anvar, Dominique Tipper, Wes Chatham, Shohreh Aghdashloo.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
A thriller set two hundred years in the future, after mankind has colonized the solar system. A hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain come together for what starts as the case of a missing young woman and evolves into a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.

Casual. Season 1

March 31, 2016
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 262 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tommy Dewey, Mikaela Watkins, Tara Lynne Barr, Frances Conroy, Eliza Coupe, Fred Melamed.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
Recently divorced Valerie and her sixteen-year-old daughter, Laura, move in with Valerie's brother, Alex, an eternal bachelor and master of casual relationships. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter.

Episodes. The fourth season

March 31, 2016
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 256 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matt Leblanc, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig, John Pankow.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program on the Showtime Network in 2015.
Just when everybody thinks the ailing show Pucks! has been put out of its misery, the network un-cancels it. For Matt, the hits keep coming as an embezzlement scam drains his finances, forcing him to scramble for cash. Meanwhile, Pucks! creators Sean and Beverly are back on top with a hot new script, but Hollywood politics tear them right back down.

House of lies. The fourth season.

March 31, 2016
Hollywood, CA : Paramount
2 videodiscs (approximately 332 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kristen Bell, Don Cheadle, Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson, Dawn Olivieri, Glynn Turman, Donis Leonard, Jr.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2015.
In season four of this viciously funny take on high-stakes business, failure is not an option. Fresh from a stint in prison, brilliantly manipulative management consultant Marty Kaan is driven to rebuild his faltering firm. Nothing's going to distract him, even if that means booting his extremely pregnant off-and-on partner Jeannie.

A place to call home. Season 3

March 31, 2016
©2015
3 videodiscs (505 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Benjamin Winspear, Brett Climo, Craig Hall, Marta Dusseldorp, Noni Hazlehurst.
Widescreen (16:9, 1.77:1).
Special features: Originally intended cliffhanger ending; photo gallery.
Against the backdrop of post-World War II Australia, Sarah Adams is a nurse who becomes involved in the affairs of the wealthy Bligh family. It is dealing with themes such as anti-Semitism, sexuality, and social class.

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