New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

October 23, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Still life : a three pines mystery

October 22, 2014
©2014
1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Nathaniel Parker, Anthony Lemke, Kate Hewlett, Gabriel Hogan.
Special features: Behind the scenes; The book; The characters; Welcome to three pines.
Based on the book by Louise Penny.
The village of Three Pines, a refuge from the modern world in the beautiful Eastern Townships, basks in the tranquil glory of its autumn colours. But the blazing woods conceal the body of a much-loved teacher - shot through the heart with an arrow. A tragic hunting accident or murder? Charismatic Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his team of officers probe to discover deep layers of deceit, resentment, and murderous rage in the pretty village.

The wonder years. Season 1.

October 22, 2014
[Fairfax, Virginia] : Star Vista Entertainment, [2014]
2 videodiscs (288 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred Savage, Josh Saviano, Danica McKellar, Dan Lauria, Oliva d'Abo.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Interviews with Fred Savage, Danica McKellar and creators Neil Marlins and Carol Black ; Hhighlights from "The wonder years" cast reunion.
disc 1. Pilot ; Swingers ; My father's office ; Angel (approximately 96 min.) -- disc 2. The phone call ; Dance with me ; Bonus features (approximately 190 min.).
Captures the angst of growing up in suburban middle-class America in the late '60s, as seen through the life and times of teenager Kevin Arnold.

Is this a zombie. The complete first season [videorecording] [videorecording]

October 15, 2014
[United States] : FUNimation Productions, Ltd., [2011]
2 videodiscs (325 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from container spine.
"Anime classics"--Container.
disc 1, episodes 1-7. Yes, I'm a magical garment girl ; No, it's a vampire ninja ; Yes, hair in pigtails ; Whoa, am I glowing? ; Yeah, that's Kyoto tofu ; Yes, I summon Death ; Hey, which middle school are you at? -- disc 2, episodes 8-13. Heh, I'm a schoolyard wife ; Yes, when I strip down, you'll be amazed ; No, that will explode ; Yeah, you stay with me! ; Yes, there's still more ; Yes, this is a 1% miracle.
Ayumu adjusts to his new existence with vampires, ninjas and demons, after being murdered by a serial killer, resurrected as a zombie by a Necromancer, then attacked and becoming a magical girl zombie.

Jules Verne's Mysterious island [videorecording]

October 9, 2014
New York : Hallmark Home Entertainment : Echo Bridge Home Entertainment [distributor, c2008]
1 videodisc (170 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Kyle MacLachlan, Gabrielle Anwar, Vinnie Jones, Omar Gooding, Patrick Stewart.
Title from disc label
Based on the novel by Jules Verne.
Escaping from a Confederate prison by balloon, the survivors land on an uncharted island in the Pacific. The island is home to carnivorous monsters, bloodthirsty pirates, and the mad genius Captain Nemo, who inhabits the island for his own strange ends.

Saved by the bell. Hawaiian style [videorecording] ; Wedding in Las Vegas

October 8, 2014
Santa Monica, Calif. : Lionsgate, [2007]
1 videodisc (ca. 182 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Mario Lopez, Dustin Diamond, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, Elizabeth Berkley, Lark Voorhies.
Title from disc label.
Hawaiian style originally released as a motion picture in 1992 ; Wedding in Las Vegas originally released as a motion picture in 1994.
Saved by the bell : Hawaiian style (1992) / directed by Don Barnhart -- Saved by the bell : wedding in Las Vegas (1994) / directed by Jeffrey Melman.
Wedding in Las Vegas: Kelly and Zack are finally tying the knot, but not before a few major problems. On the way to the alter, the guys land in jail, the girl's car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, Kelly accuses Zack of cheating on her, and Zack loses all the wedding money.

In the flesh. [Season two]

October 3, 2014
London, : BBC, [2014]
2 videodiscs (342 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Emily Bevan, Harriet Cains, Marie Critchley.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2013.
Kieren, a recovered zombie (Partially Diseased Syndrome (PDS) sufferer) is keeping his head down and squirreling money into his "escape fund" for Paris. But in the wider world, fear is in the air. With the arrival of new and explosive characters from both Victus and the ULA, Kieren's plans are thrown into disarray as both set their sights on him. As Kieren finds himself caught in the emotional crossfire, will he ever be able to live a quiet life?

Duck dynasty. Season 5

October 3, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (242 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Willie Robertson, Jase Robertson, Korie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Si Robertson, Kay Robertson, Missy Robertson.
Title from disc labels.
Special features: Bonus, over 20 minutes of bonus features, including never before seen deleted scenes; Specs and bonus features subject to change.
America's most recognizable family is back for season five. Watch as the boys at the warehouse continue to get Willie's goat, Uncle Si's antics never fail to amaze, and Phil and Miss Kay host a slumber party. Plus, the Robertson clan gets even bigger as two new family members join the action, and stir things up. Daily life on the bayou may be mundane for some, but for the Robertsons, it remains anything but dull.

Duck dynasty. Season 6

October 3, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Willie Robertson, Jase Robertson, Korie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Si Robertson, Kay Robertson, Missy Robertson.
Title from disc labels.
Special features: Specs and bonus features subject to change.
Disc 1. Governor's travels -- Quack and gown -- Hands on a woodchipper -- Quackdraft -- Brand of brothers -- Bonus. Disc 2. De-bug life -- Men vs. wild -- Return of the beavers -- Lake Boss -- Bonus.
In season sixth Phil teaches Bella more than Willie was hoping about nature, Willie and Si insist on helping John Luke with his speech introducing the governor, and Jep and Jessica chaperone Lily's first date. Jase takes Reed frog-hunting the night before his high school graduation, like he did before his own, and Jep and the ladies pull a senior prank by toilet-papering Missy and Jase's house. Willie also sponsors a radio contest and finds himself competing against Si for a wood chipper.

Duck dynasty. Quack or treat.

October 3, 2014
[United States] : Lionsgate
1 videodisc (66 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Willie Robertson, Jase Robertson, Korie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Si Robertson, Kay Robertson, Missy Robertson, Jep Robertson.
Title from disc label.
Quack O'lanterns -- Hallu-si-nations -- Battle of the brothers!
In 'Quack O'Lanterns', everyone dresses up for a Halloween event that transforms the warehouse into a 'scarehouse'. While none of the kids are afraid of Willie when he tries to be the scariest, Phil's attempts to make a jack-o'-lantern with a shotgun just might do the trick. The guys flake off work to brush up the duck blinds on their land in 'Hallu-Si-Nations'.

Duck Dynasty. Duck days of summer

October 3, 2014
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate, 2014.
1 videodisc (88 min) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Willie Robertson, Jase Robertson, Korie Robertson, Phil Robertson, Si Robertson, Kay Robertson, Missy Robertson, Jep Robertson.
Title from disc label.
Aloha, Robertsons! -- Sweatin' bullets -- Redneck roadtrip.
Join the guys for a redneck road trip in the Duck Commander RV. Say "Aloha, Robertsons!" as the whole clan takes a Hawaiian vacation in a double-length episode, and then spend some time back home on the bayou at their makeshift waterpark. This rollicking collection features three classic episodes, as well as a bonus interview with Si.

Afterlife. Season two.

October 3, 2014
London, : BBC, [2014]
2 videodiscs (370 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Andrew Lincoln, Lesley Sharp, Kate Duchene, Anna Wilson-Jones.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2006.
Alison accepts that the spirits she has seen since she was a child will never leave her. After nearly dying during a seance in which she was inhabited by the spirit of Robert's dead son, she determines that the dead should not dictate her life and she wants to help the living. Robert, meanwhile, is in turmoil. Once a total skeptic, his beliefs have been shaken by what he witnessed at the seance and he now struggles to make sense of his life.

American horror story. Coven

October 3, 2014
©2014
4 videodiscs (594 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, Sarah Paulson, Denis O'Hare, Lily Rabe, Emma Roberts, Taissa Farmiga, Kathy Bates, Jessica Lange, Angela Bassett, Gabourey Sidibe ; guest stars: Stevie Nicks, Patti Lupone,
Widescreen (1.78:1)
Originally broadcast on television from October 9, 2013 to January 29, 2014.
Bitchcraft / directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon -- Boy parts / directed by Michael Rymer -- The replacements / directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon -- Fearful pranks ensue / directed by Michael Uppendahl -- Burn, witch burn / directed by Jeremy Podeswa -- The axeman cometh / directed by Michael Uppendahl -- The dead / directed by Bradley Buecker -- The sacred taking / directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon -- Head / directed by Howard Deutch -- The magical delights of Stevie Nicks / directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon -- Protect the coven / directed by Bradley Buecker -- Go to hell / directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon -- The seven wonders / directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.
The exceptional young witches at Miss Robichaux's Academy are under assault by forces of ignorance and hate. Caught in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe, who harbors a terrifying secret of her own. Fiona, a Supreme Witch with unimaginable powers, is determined to protect the Coven, but her obsessive quest for immortality will lead her to cross paths with a formidable voodoo queen and a murderous slave owner cursed with eternal life.

Bates Motel. Season two.

October 2, 2014
©2013
3 videodiscs (427 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot.
Title from disc label.
Bonus materials: deleted scenes; Bates Motel: after hours--season two premiere; Origins of a psycho: inside Bates Motel; Bates Motel: after hours--season two finale.
In the aftermath of Miss Watson's murder, Norman's innocence is buried under blackouts, suspicious characters, and his strange behavior. Meanwhile, Norma faces a dark truth of her own when family secrets begin to unravel while looming threats from local villains jeopardize Norma's stab at happiness.

Rick and Morty. Season 1.

October 2, 2014
©2013
2 videodiscs (242 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sarah Chalke, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, Kari Wahlgren, Justin Roiland.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast in 2013.
From comedic masterminds Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland comes Adult Swim's newest series. It follows the adventures of mad scientist Rick Sanchez, who returns after twenty years to live with his daughter, her husband, and their children Morty and Summer. Includes all eleven episodes.

Vikings. The complete second season

October 2, 2014
Los Angeles, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
3 videodiscs (442 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katheryn Winnick, Jessalyn Gilsig, Clive Standen, Gustaf Skarsgard, Alexander Ludwig, Travis Fimmel.
Title from disc labels.
Disc 1. Brother's war ; Invasion ; Treachery ; My family, my enemy -- disc 2. Eye for an eye ; Answers in blood ; Unforgiven ; A warrior society: rites of passage ; Imagining and executing climatic battles -- disc 3. Blood eagle ; Boneless ; The choice ; The Lord's prayer.
Armed with more power and greater responsibility, Ragnar's desire to seek out and conquer new kingdoms remains unquenchable. Loyalties shift as friends turn to foes and unlikely alliances are formed. Amidst all the war and political confusion, not a single soul is spared in the name of supremacy.

Key & Peele. Season 3 [videorecording].

October 1, 2014
[United States] : Comedy Partners, p2014, c2013.
2 videodiscs (286 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Jordan Peele, Keegan Michael Key.
PB & J. Milk and cookies. Serial killers and showers. Some things just go together; like sketch masters Key & Peele. They and their characters are back and bringing their honest, unvarnished and always brilliantly funny take on pop culture, race and society. From returning faves (substitute teacher!) to fresh material (paintboobs!), this is one perfect pair.

Senran kagura. Ninja flash!, The complete series

September 26, 2014
[Flower Mound, TX] : FUNimation, [2014]
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Title from container.
Based on the manga by Kenichiro Takaki.
disc 1. Episodes 1-7 ; Extras -- disc 2. Episodes 8-12 ; Extras.
When Asuka and her friends from their martial arts academy face their rivals, they discover that the other school trains their students with a different moral philosophy.

Absolutely fabulous. 20th anniversary specials [videorecording]

September 26, 2014
[United States] : BBC ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2012]
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Joanna Lumley, Jennifer Saunders, Julia Sawalha, June Whitfield, Jane Horrocks.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Ab fab does sport relief; behind the scenes at sport relief.
Identity -- Job -- Olympics.

Modern family. the complete fifth season.

September 22, 2014
©2014
3 videodiscs (516 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ed O'Neill, Ty Burrell, Julie Brown, Sofia Vergara.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast in 2013-2014.
As Cam and Mitch bicker over plans for their big day, the rest of the family has its hands full adapting to new jobs, new schools, and a new male nanny. There are babysitting disasters, an anniversary to celebrate, misguided male bonding, and everything from high-stakes poker to high-maintenance in-laws. Join the Pritchett-Dunphy clan for the wedding of the year, and share the honesty, love and laughter with America's favorite family.

The qwaser of stigmata. Season one, collection 2 [videorecording]

September 19, 2014
[United States] : Sentai Filmworks, c2013.
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc labels.
Based on the original work by Hiroyuki Yoshino and Kenetsu Sato, published serially in Champion Red from Akita Shoten.
disc 1. (Ep. 13-18). Night of the communal hot spring ; The melancholy of Miyuri Tsujidou ; Anglo-Russian entente ; The condemned phoenix ; The gospel of flame ; The trap of Ouroboros -- disc 2. (Ep. 19-24). The secret garden ; The papier-mache empress ; The shrine of water ; Trinity Gehenna ; The deadly one, Sasha ; Live thy life of youth.
Continues the adventures of iron Qwaser Alexander and his Maria, the woman who provides him with the soma that he needs to fuel his elemental powers, as he recovers from his strange amnesia and the battle for the High Circuit escalates.

The qwaser of stigmata. Season one, collection 1 [videorecording]

September 19, 2014
[United States] : Sentai Filmworks, c2012.
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc labels.
Based on the original work by Hiroyuki Yoshino and Kenetsu Sato, published serially in Champion Red from Akita Shoten.
disc 1. (Ep. 1-6). The trembling night ; Masked fellowship ; Those who seek ; The queen and I ; White lilies of the battlefield ; Imperial princess in the making -- disc 2. (Ep. 7-12). Drifting Maria ; Atomis of the twin masks (Part 1) ; Atomis of the twin masks (Part 2) ; First time house-sitting ; The witch's crucifix ; The blade of fresh blood.
Mafuyu Oribe and her adopted sister Tomo find their lives forever changed when they rescue a wounded man, Iron Qwaser Alexander Hell. Their school becomes the center of a battle for the High Circuit, a collection of mystical relics, sought after by different factions of Qwasers, warriors with elemental powers that allow them to wield their element as an array of weapons, who draw their power from the soma of their partner, known as their Maria.

Attack on titan. Part II

September 18, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Marina Inoue, Yuki Kaji, Bryce Papenbrook, Yui Ishikawa.
Title from container.
Based on the manga Hajime Isayama.
disc 1. Episode 14-22 -- disc 2. Episode 23-25.
Narrowly avoiding execution, Eren's fate is entrusted to the Scout Regiment where he must prove capable of following orders. But on an expedition outside the wall, a unique female Titan appears and cuts through the Scouts, leaving a trail of carnage and splintered bones behind her and making it difficult for Eren to control his rage. As it becomes obvious that a traitor is sabotaging the Regiment from within, Eren must ask himself who humanity's true enemy really is. Includes extras.

Necessary roughness. Season three.

September 17, 2014
©2013
2 videodiscs (427 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Callie Thorne, John Stamos, David Anders, Mehcad Brooks, Karissa Lee Staples, Scott Cohen.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as season 3 of the television series in 2013.
It's a whole new ball game as sassy sports shrink Dani Santino scores a new job and boss in Season Three. Big changes at the Hawks lead to Dani accepting a full-time position with a powerful sports and entertainment management company run by the seductive Connor McClane. Tackling a lineup of superstar patients that includes the volatile TK, Dani must also deal with a sleazy CFO, an ambitious assistant and the surprise reappearance of Nico.

How to make it in America. The complete first season [videorecording]

September 16, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2010]
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Lake Bell, Luis Guzman.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2010 on HBO; copyright held by Home Box Office, Inc.
Disc 1. Pilot / director, Julian Farino; teleplay by: Ian Edelman and Rob Weiss ; produced by Margo Myers. Crisp / director, Julian Farino; writer, Rob Weiss. Paper, denim + dollars / director, Julian Farino; writer, Ian Edelman. Unhappy birthday director, Julian Farino; writers, Ian Edelman & Norman Morril -- Disc 2. Big in Japan / director, Joshua Marston; writers, Arty Nelson & Donal Lardner Ward & Rob Weiss. Good vintage / director, Jonathan Levine; writers, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld & Ian Edelman. Keep on truck'n / director, Danny Leiner; writers, Sarah Treem & Rob Weisss Never say die / director, Julian Farino; writers, Ian Edelman & Rob Weiss.
In the bohemian subculture of downtown NYC, two 20-something friends plot a series of entrepreneurial strategies to short-circuit the traditional route to success, and achieve the American Dream on their own terms.

How to make it in America. The complete second season [videorecording]

September 16, 2014
[United States] : HBO Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2012]
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Bryan Greenberg, Victor Rasuk, Lake Bell, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Scott Mescudi, Luis Guzman, Martha Plimpton, Shannyn Sossamon.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2011 on HBO; copyright held by Home Box Office, Inc.
disc 1. ep. 1. I'm Good / director, Julian Farino ; writer, Ian Edelman. ep. 2. In or Out / director, Julian Farino; writer, Jill Soloway. ep. 3. Money, Power, Private School / director, Simon Cellan Jones; writer, Vince Calandra. ep. 4. It's Not Even Like That / director, Julian Farino; writer, Seth Zvi Rosenfeld -- disc 2. ep. 5. Mofongo / director, Miguel Arteta; writer, Arty Nelson & Donal Lardner Ward. ep. 6. I'm Sorry, Who's Yosi? / director, Simon Cellan Jones; writer, Ariel Schrag. ep. 7. The Friction / director, Danny Leiner; writer, Jill Soloway. ep. 8. What's in a Name? / director, Simon Cellan Jones; writer, Ian Edelman.
Who will you become to get what you want? The relentless pursuit of the American Dream continues for the enterprising duo Ben and Cam in the whirlwind second season. Following their business trip to Japan, aspiring fashion magnates Ben and Cam pound the New York City pavement with tenacious abandon to get noticed, get ahead and get paid.

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