New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

July 2, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Bitten. The complete second season

July 1, 2015
Port Washington, NY : Entertainment One, [2015]
3 videodiscs (440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk, Paul Greene, Steve Lund.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program.
Elena Michaels, the world₂s only female werewolf and the Pack team up with a Coven of witches to fight against a mysterious foe determined to claim dominion over the Otherworld.

A place to call home. Season 2

June 25, 2015
3 videodiscs (430 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood, Marta Dusseldorp, Non Hazlehurst, Craig Hall, Brett Climo, Abby Earl, David Berry.
Special features: Behind the scenes of each episode; character interviews.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2013.
Disc 1. No secrets, ever ; I believe ; A kiss to build a dream on ; What your heart says -- Disc 2. The ghosts of Christmas past ; Auld lang syne ; No other love -- Disc 3. Answer me, my love ; I do, I do ; Unforgettable.
Set in Australia against the social change of the 1950s, it stars Marta Dusseldorp (Jack Irish) as nurse Sarah Adams, who has returned home after 20 years in Europe and the horrors of WWII.

House of cards. The complete third season.

June 24, 2015
[Culver City, California] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2015]
4 videodiscs (691 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kevin Spacey, Michael R. Gill, Robin Wright.
Title from disc labels.
A congressman works with his wife to seek revenge on those who have wronged him.

Workaholics. Season five.

June 18, 2015
[United States] : Comedy Central / Paramount, [2015]
2 videodiscs (286 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm.
Title from disc.
Bonus features: Bloopers; Deleted scenes; Uncensored trailer; Behind the scenes of the trailer; #FreeTheButtCheeks and more.
Follow Blake, Adam, and Ders, three friends who work together as telemarketers from nine to five, live together from five to nine, and party together 24/7. Whether they're at their house in Rancho Cucamonga or getting ready to rage at a Renaissance Faire, the guys find trouble wherever they go.

Ripper Street. Season three

June 17, 2015
London : BBC, [2015]
3 videodiscs (493 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matthew MacFadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg, Myanna Buring.
Title from disc labels.
Inspector Edmund Reid travels deep into the seedy criminal London underworld hell-bent on taking back the blood-stained streets of Whitechapel. But Reid isn't fighting this battle alone. He's joined by Detective Inspector Bennet Drake, a hard man who prefers to let his fists do the talking, Captain Homer Jackson, a brash American with a voracious appetite for vice, and Long Susan, a madam with shady secrets.

Mythbusters. Collection 12

June 17, 2015
3 videodiscs (516 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hosts, Adam Savage, Jamie Hyneman.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2012.
Fill three discs with twelve episodes of crazy science mayhem. Throw in a rocket-powered ejector seat, some knives, guns, and swords, and you've got the twelfth season of MYTHBUSTERS. Strap on your crash helmet for this mind-blowing concoction from your favorite mythbusting team.

Two and a half men. The complete twelfth and final season

June 11, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
2 videodiscs (336 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ashton Kutcher, Jon Cryer, Edan Alexander.
Originally broadcast as season 12 in 2014.
Walden Schmidt and Alan Harper have spent another year searching for the ideal life in their Malibu beach house. In the twelfth and final season, Alan and Walden will continue their search for true love, contentment, and the meaning of life. And they may actually find a couple of those things.

The Driver [videorecording]

June 11, 2015
[Bethesda, MD] : Acorn Media, 2015.
2 videodiscs (approximately 183 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
David Morrissey, Ian Hart, Colm Meaney, Claudie Blakley, Andrew Tiernan, Shaun Dingwall.
Special features: behind the scenes (5 min.)
16:9 widescreen (1.78:1) aspect ratio.
Vince McKee is a middle-aged nobody who accepts an offer to drive a taxi for a criminal gang in order to escape his turbulent home life. Colin is McKee's fresh-out-of-prison friend.

Hart of Dixie. The complete third season

June 4, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2015]
5 videodiscs (928 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rachel Bilson, Jaime King, Cress Williams, Tim Matheson, Wilson Bethel.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
Disc 1. Who says you can't go home ; Friends in low places ; Take this job and shove it ; Help me make it through the night -- Disc 2. How do you like me now? ; Family tradition ; I run to you ; Miracles -- Disc 3. Something to talk about ; Star of the show ; One more last chance ; Should've been a cowboy -- Disc 4. Act naturally ; Here you come again ; Ring of fire ; Carrying your love with me ; A good run of bad luck -- Disc 5. Back in the saddle again ; A better man ; Together again ; Stuck ; Second chance.
Season three finds Dr. Zoe Hart fighting to regain her practice from Dr. Brick Breeland, New Yorker Joel struggling to blend in with small-town life, Lemon Breeland and Wade Kinsella becoming unlikely business partners, Mayor Hayes finding happiness with AnnaBeth Nass, and George Tucker suffering yet another broken heart.

The newsroom. The complete third season

June 4, 2015
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr..
In the wake of the Genoa debacle, the team decides to use caution in reporting a major breaking story. Neal is contacted by an anonymous source in possession of stolen government documents; Sloan looks to solve a takeover puzzle. When the team attends the White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, Mac makes an unexpected acquaintance and Will gets a surprise.

Metal hurlant chronicles [videorecording] : [the complete series]

May 29, 2015
Los Angeles, Calif. : Shout Factory!, c2015.
2 videodiscs (ca. 270 min) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Rutger Hauer, Michael Biehn, John Ryhs Davies, James Marsters, Michael Jai White, Scott Adkins, Kelly Brook, Joe Flanigan, Michelle Ryan.
Subtitle from container.
Special features include featurettes and interviews.
disc 1. Season one -- disc 2. Season two.
The last fragment of a living planet, reduced to dust by the destructive madness of its inhabitants, is condemned to roam the universe for eternity, bringing suffering and deception to those who cross her path. That damned messenger is called the metal hurlant.

New Worlds [videorecording]

May 29, 2015
[United States] : Acorn Media, [2015]
2 videodiscs (233 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jamie Dornan, Freya Mavor, Joe Dempsie, Alice Englert, Pip Carter.
Special features: Building the New Worlds; History of the New Worlds; The people of the New Worlds; The world of VFX; Photo gallery.
4 episodes on 2 discs.
Set during the tumultuous time of North American colonization, this gripping drama follows the lives of four young people: Abe Goffe, Beth Fanshawe, Ned Hawkins, and Hope Russell, as they fight for a better future in the wilderness of the New World and back home in England.

Killing Jesus

May 28, 2015
Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2015]
1 videodisc (132 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kelsey Grammer, Vernon Dobtcheff, Eoin MacKen, Rufus Sewell, John Rhys-Davies, Michael D'Cruze.
Bonus features: Feature presentation; Actor revelations; Costume design and makeup; Production and location featurettes; Director's vision; The power struggle of the time; Behind the secenes.
Based on the New York Times best seller by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard, the film is an epic motion picture event chronicling the life and death of Jesus as never before. This thought-provoking account adds new context to the story of Jesus and the conflicts that led to his demise.

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
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
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
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.
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.


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