New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

December 9, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Fear the walking dead. The complete second season

December 8, 2016
©2016
5 videodiscs (648 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Colman Domingo, Mercedes Mason, Lorenzo James Henrie, Ruben Blades.
Title from disc surface.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1)

Poldark. The complete second season

December 7, 2016
©2016
3 videodiscs (approximately 600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Ruby Bentall, Caroline Blakiston, Beatie Edney, Jack Farthing, Luke Norris, Heida Reed, Kyle Soller, Gabriella Wilde, with Phil Davis and John Nettles.
Widescreen.
Based on the novels by Winston Graham.
disc 1. Parts 1-3 -- disc 2. Parts 4-7 -- disc 3. Parts 8-10 ; Special features.
Poldark, the drama that has become a cultural phenomenon, continues for a second season on the stunning beaches of Cornwall. It's 1790 and there is riot and revolution in the air. Ross Poldark, the character redefined by the smoldering Aidan Turner, must fight for his freedom when George Warleggan tries to have him hanged as a revolutionary. While Francis and Elizabeth watch on in horror, can Demelza save Ross from himself?

Greenleaf. Season one

December 2, 2016
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2016]
4 videodiscs (550 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Merle Dandridge, Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, Kim Hawthorne, Lamman Rucker, Tye White, Desiree Ross.
Widescreen.
Title from disc label.
Greenleaf World Ministries is more than just a house of worship, it is the center of a community, and a duplicitous life. Although the family business is religion, the Greenleaf family and their business practices are not without sin. Yet amidst the mayhem and deception, the power of something greater exists, calling all to test their faith.

Family guy. Season fourteen.

December 2, 2016
Beverly Hills, California : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
3 videodiscs (432 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Liam Neeson, Allison Janney, Jeff Garlin, Julie Bowen, Seth Macfarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green.
Widescreen (1.78:1)
Title from disc label.
Peter reveals his sweet K-pop dance moves, Stewie lands a sticky gig as a peanut butter spokesbaby, Brian fetches true love in India, and the gang spends a terrifying night in a totally insane asylum. It's a haunting and hilarious complete season.

Constantine : the complete series

December 2, 2016
©2016
3 videodiscs (558 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matt Ryan, Harold Perrineau, Angélica Celaya, Charles Halford.
Title from disc label.
"This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives" -- Container.
disc one. Non est asylum ; The darkness beneath ; The devil's vinyl ; A feast of friends -- disc two. Danse vaudou ; The rage of Caliban ; Blessed are the damned ; The saint of last resorts ; The saint of last resorts, part 2 -- disc three. Quid pro quo ; A whole world out there ; Angels and ministers of grace ; Waiting for the man ; Extras.
Based on the wildly popular comic book character from DC Comics, seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult John Constantine is armed with a ferocious knowledge of the dark arts and a wickedly naughty wit. He fights the good fight -- or at least he did. With his soul already damned to Hell, he's decided to abandon his campaign against evil until a series of events thrusts him back into the fray, and he'll do whatever it takes to protect the innocent. With the balance of good and evil on the line, Constantine will use his skills to travel the country, find the supernatural terrors that threaten our world and send them back to where they belong.

The living and the dead.

November 30, 2016
[London] : BBC, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Colin Morgan, Charlotte Spencer.
Widescreen.
A young couple inherits a farm and they are determined to start a beautiful new life together. However the home they have inherited starts to unleash unsettling and dangerous supernatural phenomena that starts to threaten their marriage.

Agatha Christie's Miss Marple. Volume 1

November 30, 2016
Burbank, California: Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, [2014]
3 videodiscs (approximately 527 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joan Hickson.
Title from container.
Based on stories by Agatha Christie.
disc 1. The murder at the vicarage ; The moving finger (ca. 199 min.) -- disc 2. The body in the library (ca. 162 min.) -- disc 3. A murder is announced ; Bonus: A very British murder - Part one: The new taste for blood examines the British fascination with murder (ca. 166 min.).
Watch as Miss Marple puts her perceptive powers to good use and gets to the bottom of even the most complex crimes.

Agatha Christie's Miss Marple. Volume 2

November 30, 2016
©2015
3 videodiscs (454 min.) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Joan Hickson.
Originally broadcast on television.
Based on stories by Agatha Christie.
disc 1. They do it with mirrors ; A pocketful of rye (ca. 219 min.) -- disc 2. 4.50 from Paddington (ca. 114 min.) -- disc 3. The mirror crack'd from side to side ; Bonus: A very British murder - Part two: Detection most ingenious (ca. 121 min.).
Watch as Miss Marple puts her perceptive powers to good use and gets to the bottom of even the most complex crimes.

Agatha Christie's Miss Marple. Volume 3

November 30, 2016
©2015
3 videodiscs (450 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joan Hickson.
Originally broadcast on television.
Based on stories by Agatha Christie.
disc 1. Caribbean mystery (ca. 123 min.) -- disc 2. At Bertram's Hotel ; Nemesis (ca. 219 min.) -- disc 3. Sleeping murder ; Bonus: A very British murder, part 3: The golden age (ca. 108 min.).
Watch as Miss Marple puts her perceptive powers to good use and gets to the bottom of even the most complex crimes.

House of lies. The final season

November 29, 2016
©2016
2 videodiscs (280 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Don Cheadle, Kristen Bell, Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson, Glynn Turman, Donis Leonard, Jr.
Originally broadcast as individual episodes of the television program in 2016.
Based on the book House of lies by Martin Kihn.
Disc 1. Creative destruction phenomenon ; Game theory ; Holacracy ; End state vision ; Above board metrics -- Disc 2. Johari window ; One-eighty ; Tragedy of the commons ; Violent agreement ; No es facil.
Now that Kaan & Associates is back on top, their biggest mission is staying there. In the fifth and final season of House of Lies, the tight-knit, profit-seeking pod launches life-changing moves with some gamechanging tactics.

The middle. The complete seventh season

November 29, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
3 videodiscs (528 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Title from disc label.
The seventh season sees each member of the Heck family breaking out of their comfort zones. Oldest son Axl begins his junior year, and the business major starts thinking seriously about his future.

Chicago med. Season one

November 23, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
5 videodiscs (approximately 848 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Colin Donnell, Nick Gehlfuss, Oliver Platt, Torrey DeVitto.
Widescreen (1.78:1)
Bonus features: Chicago fire season 4 crossover episode; Chicago P.D. season 3 crossover episode.
Disc 1. Derailed ; iNo ; Fallback ; Mistaken -- Disc 2. The beating heart (Chicago fire crossover episode) ; Malignant ; Now I'm God (Chicago P.D. crossover episode) ; Bound -- Disc 3. Saints ; Reunion ; Choices ; Clarity -- Disc 4. Intervention ; Guilty ; Us ; Hearts -- Disc 5. Inheritance ; Disorder ; Withdrawal ; Timing.
The doctors, nurses and staff of the city's most cutting-edge trauma center take on critical medical cases and their ethical dilemmas. Woven into this high-intensity environment are engrossing personal dramas where life or death is always on the line.

Yes, Prime Minister : the complete collection

November 23, 2016
London : BBC Video ; Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2003]
3 videodiscs (ca. 534 min.) : sound, color ; 3/4 in.
Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds.
Yes, Minister is the title of the series for the first episode.
Originally broadcast by BBC 1986-1987.
disc 1. Party games / produced and directed by Peter Whitmore -- Grand design ; Ministerial broadcast ; Smoke screen ; Key / produced and directed by Sydney Lotterby -- disc 2. Real partnership ; Victory for democracy ; Bishop's gambit; One of us ; Man overboard ; Official secrets / produced and directed by Sydney Lotterby -- disc 3. Diplomatic incident ; Conflict of interests ; Power to the people ; Patron of the arts ; National education service ; Tangled web / produced and directed by Sydney Lotterby.
Caught off-guard by the sudden retirement of the Prime Minister, Sir Humphrey and his civil service allies soon get their house-trained minister, James Hacker, elevated to the top job.

Looking. Season 2.

November 22, 2016
New York, NY : Home Box Office, [2016]
2 videodiscs (250 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, Murray Bartlett, Lauren Weedman, Russell Tovey, Raul Castillo.
Widescreen.
Title from disc.
The series revolves around three thirty-something friends living in San Francisco, who explore the exciting, sometimes overwhelming, options available to a new generation of gay men. Patrick is a 29-year-old video game designer, aspiring artist, Agustin, 31, questions the idea of monogamy, and the group's oldest member, longtime waiter Dom, 39, is facing middle age with dreams still unfulfilled. Includes all episodes from Season 2.

Wentworth. Season 1

November 22, 2016
©2016
3 videodiscs (approximately 470 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Danielle Cormack, Nicole Da Silva, Kris McQuade, Leeanna Walsman, Kate Atkinson, Celia Ireland, Shareena Clanton, Aaron Jeffery, Robbie Magasiva, Catherine McClements.
Widescreen (16:9)
Based on the original series 'Prisoner' by Reg Watson.
Disc 1. No place like home ; Fly me away ; The girl who waited ; The things we do -- Disc 2. Velvet curtain ; Captive ; Something dies ; Mind games -- Disc 3. To the moon ; Checkmate.
When Bea Smith arrives at Wentworth Prison, arrested for the attempted murder of her abusive husband, she is thrown head-first into a hostile and unforgiving environment with rules of its own. Bea tries to stay out of trouble, but quickly becomes caught up in a brutal rivalry between celebrity inmate Franky and former mob boss Jacs. Wentworth proves to be a dangerous place for the officers as well as the inmates, who are often prisoners to their own personal dilemmas.

The Mindy project. Season four.

November 22, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
4 videodiscs (approximately 10 hr., 5 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Garret Dillahunt, Fortune Feimster.
Title from disc labels.
Bonus features: Deleted scenes; Gag reel.
Disc 1. While I was sleeping -- C is for coward -- Leo Castellano is my son -- The bitch is back -- Stay at home milf -- Road trip -- Mindy and nanny Disc 2. Later, baby -- Jody Kimball-Kinney is my husband -- The departed -- The Lahiris and the Castellanos -- The parent trap -- When Mindy met Danny -- Will they or won't they Disc 3. 2 fast 2 serious -- So you think you can finance -- Mindy Lahiri is dtf -- Bernardo & Anita -- Baby got backslide -- The greatest date in the world Disc 4. Under the Texan sun -- Princeton charming -- There's no crying in softball -- My kid stays in the picture -- Freedom tower women's health -- Homewrecker
Young Ob/Gyn doctor, Mindy, balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by co-workers in a small office. This season Mind is embracing motherhood, career advancement, and a new romantic interest(s).

The Syndicate : all or nothing

November 22, 2016
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 366 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anthony Andrews, Alice Krige, Lenny Henry, Cara Theobold, Elizabeth Berrington, Melanie Hill, Richard Rankin.
Title from disc.
The once-impressive Hazelwood Manor has been in the family of Lord Hazelwood since the eighteenth century. There used to be more than 30 staff at the house, but now, with a mounting debt of 6.5 million, only five remain since Lord and Lady Hazelwood were forced to let the others go. With the future of Hazelwood in question and their jobs on the line, the unthinkable happens, the staff wins the lottery!

Looking : the movie

November 22, 2016
New York, NY : Home Box Office, [2016]
1 videodisc (124 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, Murray Bartlett, Lauren Weedman, Russell Tovey, Raul Castillo.
Widescreen.
Title from disc.
Patrick, after living in Denver for nearly a year, returns to San Francisco to celebrate the wedding of old friends.

Turn : Washington's spies. The complete third season

November 21, 2016
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
3 videodiscs (approximately 435 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Heather Lind, Daniel Henshall, Kevin McNally, Ian Kahn, Owain Yeoman, Terry McAuliffe.
Title from disc.
Based on Alexander Rose's book Washington's spies.
Valediction -- Cold murdering bastards -- Benediction -- Hearts and minds -- Hypocrisy, fraud, and tyranny -- Many mickles makes a muckle -- Judgment -- Mended -- Blade on the feather -- Trial and execution.
It takes viewers into the stirring and treacherous world of the Revolutionary War and America's first spy ring. This season returns with an epic ten-episode season that builds towards one of the most notorious moments in American history, the treasonous defection of Benedict Arnold. Behind enemy lines on Long Island, Abe Woodhull is a spy for the Patriots, reporting directly to George Washington. Embedded within the Continental Army, Benedict Arnold is seduced to become an informant.

Capital

November 21, 2016
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn, [2016]
1 videodisc (189 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Toby Jones, Rachael Stirling, Robert Emms.
Widescreen.
Adapted from the novel by John Lanchester.
The story is about the interconnected lives of a diverse group of characters linked to a neighborhood street. One day, the street's residents all receive an anonymous postcard through their front doors bearing a simple message: "We want what you have." Who is behind the anonymous hate campaign? And what do they want? As the mystery of the postcards deepens, interweaving stories reveal lives filled with love and loss, fear and greed, fortune and envy, and at its heart, family and home.

Into the Badlands. [Season 1]

November 21, 2016
[Beverly Hills, California] : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2016]
2 videodiscs (255 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Daniel Wu, Aramis Knight, Marton Csokas, Emily Beecham, Sarah Bolger, Oliver Stark.
Title from container.
The fort -- Fist like a bullet -- White stork spreads wings -- Two tigers subdue dragons -- Snake creeps down -- Hand of five poisons.
"It is a genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West. In a land controlled by feudal barons, Into the Badlands tells the story of a ruthless, well-trained great warrior Sunny and a young boy M.K. who embark on a spiritual journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment."--Provided by publisher.

Anne of Green Gables

November 21, 2016
[Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2016]
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ella Ballentine, Martin Sheen, Sara Botsford, Julia Lalonde, Amelia Byrnes-Lewis, Jaime Feggi.
Widescreen (16x9).
Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie.
A new adaptation of the classic series, the film is set in 1907 on beautiful Prince Edward Island. Anne Shirley is sent there to Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, a middle-aged brother and sister who wanted to adopt a boy. Anne must make her way with the Cuthberts, in school, and in Avonlea to ensure she is never sent back to the orphanage again.

Hetalia. Season six, World twinkle.

November 21, 2016
Flower Mound, TX : Funimation, [2016]
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Episodes 1-15 + OVAS.
Catch up with the nations in this latest season where they have more silly shenanigans. Germany and Italy are going on and on about canned food? In between the fun, they have something super special! Watch Little America in a totally adorable flashback that is going to make hearts swell. And don't forget to check in on the Nordic nations and see what's going on with all those blondes.

The Durrells in Corfu. The complete first season.

November 15, 2016
[Arlington, VA] : PBS, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 292 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Widescreen.
Title from disc label.
Based on author and naturalist Gerald Durrell's much-loved Corfu trilogy of novels, The Durrells sees impoversihed but sparky widow Louisa Durrell make the radical decision to leave 1930s England in hopes of a better life for her children. As Louisa relocates her reluctant brood to a dilapidated house in the Greek sun, the Durrells face a whole new set of challenges as they meet new friends, rivals, lovers, and animals.

The librarians. Season one.

November 15, 2016
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
3 videodiscs (approximately 460 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, Rebecca Romijn.
Title from disc surface.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2014-2015.
Disc 1. And the crown of King Arthur ; And the sword in the stone ; And the horns of a dilemma ; And Santa's midnight run -- Disc 2. And the apple of discord ; And the fables of doom ; And the rule of three -- Disc 3. And the heart of darkness ; And the city of light ; And the loom of fate.
A trio of librarians set off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts. The trio consists of two guys and a girl, none of whom are good warriors.

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