New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

January 18, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Broad city. Season 3

January 17, 2017
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2017]
2 videodiscs (210 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast in 2016.
Join Abbi, Ilana, and a lineup of special guests as they find true love, get high on life, and show New York City how it's done.

Mr. & Mrs. North.

January 17, 2017
©2014
4 videodiscs (1300 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Starring Richard Denning, Barbara Britton ; featuring Francis DeSales.
Based on the series of books written by Frances and Richard Lockridge.
"4 DVD collector's set"--Disc label.
Disc1. Weekend murder ; Til death do us part ; Good buy ; These Latins ; Nosed out ; Dead man's tale ; Surprise ; Comic strip tease ; Where there's a will ; Nobles ; Silent butler ; On the rocks -- Disc 2. Formula for trouble ; House behind the wall ; Beauty prize ; Third eye ; Doll house ; Terror ; Stranger than fiction ; Dying to live ; Jade dragon ; Pretty baby ; Man who came to murder ; Breakout -- Disc 3. Hot mink ; Seven sacred rubies ; Busy signal ; Salt in his blood ; Two faced ; Trained for murder ; Murder on the midway ; Model for murder ; Million dollar coffin ; Quick and the deadly ; Target ; Reunion ; Loon lake -- Disc 4. Hand painted murder ; Ungrateful killer ; Flight 217 ; Death doll ; Phantom at the wedding ; Homicide Limited ; Shrinking violent ; Murder for sale ; Placid affair ; Girl in cell #13 ; Suspected ; Mask of hate ; Climax.
50 collected episodes of the classic television series about a husband and wife team who solve mysteries before the police do.

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Season one

January 16, 2017
©2017
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, Neil Brown Jr.
Widescreen (16:9 anamorphic).
Based on the novels by Douglas Adams.
The bizarre adventures of eccentric 'holistic' detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd.

Bones. The complete eleventh season.

January 16, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
6 videodiscs (962 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Tamara Taylor, T.J. Thyne, Michaela Conlin, John Boyd, Patricia Belcher, Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Michael Grant Terry.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2015-2016.
disc 1. The loyalty in the lie; The brother in the basement; The donor in the drink; The carpals in the coy-wolves -- disc 2. The resurrection in the remains; The senator in the street sweeper; The promise in the palace; High treason in the holiday season -- disc 3. The cowboy in the contest; The doom in the boom; The death in the defens; The murder of the meninist -- disc 4. The monster in the closet; The last shot at a second chance; The flight in the fixer; The strike in the chord -- disc 5. The secret in the service; The movie in the making; The head in abutment -- disc 6. The stiff in the cliff; The jewel in the crown; The nightmare in the nightmare.
Six months after Bones and Booth leave their jobs to start a new life, Booth goes missing. Desperate for distraction, Bones takes a murder case, and is devastated to learn the deceased's identity. Featuring the highly anticipated Bones and Sleepy Hollow crossover event.

Code black. Season 1.

January 16, 2017
[New York, NY] : CBS DVD / Paramount, [2016]
5 videodiscs (approximately 766 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Marcia Gay Harden, Luis Guzman, Bonnie Somerville, Raza Jaffrey.
Title from disc.
Originally broadcast in 2015-2016 as single episodes of a television program.
disc 1. Pilot -- We plug holes -- Pre-existing conditions -- disc 2. Sometimes it's a zebra -- Doctors with borders -- In extremis -- Buen arbol -- disc 3. You are the heart -- The son rises -- Cardiac support -- Black tag -- disc 4. The fog of war -- First date -- The fifth stage -- Diagnosis of exclusion -- disc 5. Hail Mary -- Love hurts -- Blood sport.

Life. Season one.

January 16, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2008.
3 videodiscs (476 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Damian Lewis, Sarah Shahi, Adam Arkin, Brooke Langton, Robin Weigert, Brent Sexton.
Title from disc label.
"Music may differ from televised version."--Container.
disc 1. Merit badge ; Tear asunder ; Let her go ; What they saw -- disc 2. The Fallen woman ; Powerless ; A Civil war -- disc 3.Farthingale ; Serious control issues ; Dig a Hole ; Fill it up.
After twelve years in prison for a murder he didn't commit, offbeat detective Charlie Crews has returned to the force with a $50 million settlement, a new spiritual outlook, a strong fondness for fruit, and a highly unusual approach to solving crime.

Life. Season two.

January 16, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2009.
5 videodiscs (901 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Damian Lewis, Sarah Shahi, Adam Arkin, Donal Logue.
Title from disc label.
Originally aired on television in 2008-2009.
disc 1. Find your happy place ; Everything-- all of the time ; The business of miracles ; Not for nothing -- disc 2. Crushed ; Did you feel that? ; Jackpot ; Black Friday -- disc 3. Badge bunny ; Evil-- and his brother Ziggy ; Canyon flowers ; Trapdoor -- disc 4. Re-entry ; Mirror ball ; I heart mom ; Hit me baby -- disc 5. Shelf life ; 3 women ; 5 quarts ; Initiative 38 ; One.
Charlie Crews is an eccentric detective returning to the force after being wrongfully imprisoned. Back on the beat with his determined partner, Dani Reese, and his unusually Zen-like outlook toward the cases he investigates, this unconventional crime solver tries to catch the LA wrongdoers who really belong behind bars.

Sleepy Hollow. The complete third season.

January 16, 2017
©2016
5 videodiscs (783 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Lyndie Greenwood.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2015-2016.
Nine months after Abbie Mills and Ichabod Crane parted ways, the reunite when Abbie, now an FBI agent, returns to Sleepy Hollow to release an imprisoned Crane. The two Witnesses face all-new dangers, but the arrival of a mysterious woman named Pandora brings the most terrifying threat of all.

The Venture Bros. Season one

January 16, 2017
Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]
2 videodiscs (291 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voiced by: James Urbaniak, Patrick Warburton, Michael Sinterniklaas, Christopher McCulloch, Doc Hammer.
Special features: Show pilot: The terrible secret of Turtle Bay; Bonus episode: A very Venture Christmas; deleted scenes; Behind-the-scenes of The Venture Bros. live action movie; cast and creator commentaries.
Contains all 13 episodes from the first season.
Dia de los dangerous! -- Careers in science -- Mid-life chrysalis -- Eeney, meeney, miney-- magic -- The incredible Mr. Brisby -- Tag sale--your it! -- Home insecurity -- Ghosts of the Sargasso -- Ice station impossible -- Are you there, God? It's me Dean -- Past tense -- The trial of the monarch -- Return to Spider-Skull Island.
Dr. Venture is a failed super-scientist living in the shadow of his legendary father. His twin sons Hank and Dean are just two pie-eyed obstacles between him and what's left of his dreams.

The Venture Bros. Season two

January 16, 2017
Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2007.
2 videodiscs (295 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Patrick Warburton, Michael Sinterniklaas, James Urbaniak.
Special features: episode commentaries; deleted scenes; tour of Astro-base go.
Contains all 13 episodes from the second season.
Powerless in the face of death -- Hate floats -- Love-bheits -- Escape to the house of mummies (part 2) -- 20 years to midnight -- Victor. Echo. November -- Assassinanny 911 -- Fallen arches -- Guess who's coming to state dinner? -- I know why the caged bird kills --!Viva los muertos! -- Showdown at Cremation Creek (part 1) -- Showdown at Cremation Creek (part 2).
An inspired spoof of 1960s action cartoons such as Jonny Quest, The Venture Bros. follows the bizarre misadventures of Hank and Dean, who believe themselves to be an unusually gifted team of brains and braun while really having little of either.

The Venture Bros. 3rd season

January 16, 2017
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2009.
2 videodiscs (286 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: James Urbaniak, Patrick Warburton, Michael Sinterniklaas, Chris McCulloch, Doc Hammer.
Special features.
Originally broadcast on Adult Swim in 2008.
disc 1. Shadowman 9: in the cradle of destiny -- The doctor is Sin -- Home is where the hate is -- The invisible hand of fate -- The buddy system -- Dr. Quymn, medicine woman -- What goes down, must come up -- disc 2. Tears of a sea cow -- Now museum - now you don't! -- The lepidopterists -- Orb -- The family that slays together, stays together (pt. 1 and 2).
"Witness the genesis of villainous personae, the clash of sporadically opposing forces, and the birth of debilitating neuroses in this, the sturmiest, most drangful season yet."--Container. Includes 13 uncensored episodes.

The Venture Bros. Season 4, vol. 1

January 16, 2017
Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, 2010.
1 videodisc (182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Patrick Warburton, Michael Sinterniklaas, James Urbaniak, Christopher McCulloch.
Special features: creators commentaries, deleted scenes, comic-con promo and "Lost" open.
Blood of the father, heart of steel ; Handsome ransom ; Perchance to Dean ; Return to malice ; Revenge society ; Self-medication ; Better man ; Pinstripes and poltergeists.
Questions are answered and truths are revealed. Learn how Henchman 21 copes with life without 24. See what happens when Brock and the Venture family are forced to part ways. Discover the final fate of H.E.L.P.eR. And all the while, the balance of the free world hangs in the hands of Dean Venture, who must kill Hitler.

The Venture Bros. Season 4, vol. 2

January 16, 2017
Burbank, Ca : Warner Home Video, 2011.
1 videodisc (203 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: James Urbaniak, Patrick Warburton, Michael Sinterniklaas, Chris McCulloch, Doc Hammer.
Title from disc.
Includes special features.
Disc 1. The diving bell vs. the butter-glider -- Pomp and circuitry -- Any which way but Zeus -- Everybody comes to Hank's -- Bright lights, Dean city -- Assisted suicide -- The silent partners -- Operation P.R.O.M.
Questions are answered and truths are revealed. Learn how Henchman 21 copes with life without 24. See what happens when Brock and the Venture family are forced to part ways. Discover the final fate of H.E.L.P.eR. And all the while, the balance of the free world hangs in the hands of Dean Venture, who must kill Hitler.

The Venture Bros. Season five

January 16, 2017
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2014]
2 videodiscs (198 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program on The Cartoon Network in 2013.
What color is your cleansuit? -- Venture libre -- SPHINX rising -- Spanakopita -- O.S.I. love you -- Momma's boys -- Bot seeks bot -- The devil's grip -- A very venture Halloween -- From the ladle to the grave: The shallow gravy story.
Releasing with all eight episodes from Season five and packed with special features, fans will be thrilled when they watch Hank, Dean, Doctor Venture, and Brock as they are pushed in fun and unpredictable new directions.

The Venture Bros. Season 6

January 16, 2017
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros., [2016]
2 videodiscs (176 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Widescreen (1.78:1)
Special features: Commentaries for every episode; Deleted scenes; Bonus special, all this and gargantua 2.
Perfectly situated in the heart of New York City, Season Six is a dream come true, offering a buyer top-of-the-line drama and danger in every direction. Relax and unwind from a long day in the lab in your luxurious, spa-like, master bath, where floor-to-ceiling windows offer spectacular views of approaching enemies from every direction.

The grinder. Season 1.

January 10, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
3 videodiscs (approximately 484 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rob Lowe, Fred Savage.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Originally released as season 1 in 2015-2016.
Two brothers (one a lawyer, one who plays one on TV) learn to help each other out when the actor's series is canceled and he moves back to his hometown.

Versailles. Season one

January 9, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
4 videodiscs (approx. 549 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Tygh Runyan, Stuart Bowman, Amira Casar, Evan Williams, Noémie Schmidt, Anna Brewster, Sarah Winter.
Title from discs labels.
disc 1. Episodes 1- 3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4- 6 -- disc 3. Episodes 7-8 -- disc 4. Episodes 9 -10.
In 1667, the powerful king of France, Louis XIV, is but 28 years old when he decides to build Versailles, the greatest palace in the world. After draining the budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

Close to the enemy

January 9, 2017
©2016
3 videodiscs (approximately 435 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jim Sturgess, August Diehl, Freddie Highmore, Charlotte Riley, Phoebe Fox, Alfie Allen, Sebastian Arnesto, Angela Bassett, Ciara Charteris, Lindsay Duncan, Robert Glenister, Alfred Molina, Charity Wakefield.
Widescreen.
Bonus: behind-the-scenes featurettes (30 min.), cast interviews (28 min.), and a photo gallery.
Intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson, is tasked by the army to ensure that a captured German scientist, Dieter, starts working for the British RAF on urgently developing the jet engine. With the background of the emerging Cold War, it's crucial for British national security that cutting-edge technology is made available to the armed forces as quickly as possible.

Undercover

January 9, 2017
©2016
2 videodiscs (approximately 351 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sophie Okonedo, Adrian Lester, Dennis Haysbert, Daniel Ezra, Shannon Hayes, Tamara Lawrance, Derek Riddell.
Anamorphic widescreen.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-6.
Maya, a barrister in London, is at the very top of her profession. She is about to become the first black Director of Public Prosecutions. But just as her life comes under intense public scrutiny, Maya discovers that her husband Nick has been lying to her for 20 years. At the same time a case that has dominated her career is about to reach its conclusion. Rudy Jones, a black man in America wrongly convicted, is about to be executed.

Midsomer murders. Series 18

January 5, 2017
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn, [2016]
3 videodiscs (557 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Neil Dudgeon, Gwilym Lee, Diana Quick, Helen Baxendale, Julia Sawalha, Pip Torrens, Cherie Lunghi, Malcolm Sinclair .
Originally broadcast in 2015.
Inspired by the novels of Caroline Graham.
disc 1. Habeas corpus ; The incident at Cooper Hill ; Bonus behind-the-scenes featurettes (approx. 186 min.) -- disc 2. Breaking the chain ; A dying art ; Bonus behind-the-scenes featurettes (approx. 186 min.) -- disc 3. Saints and sinners ; Harvest of souls ; Bonus behind-the-scenes featurettes (approx. 185 min.).
The English village mystery gets a contemporary spin in this hit British television series that has earned a worldwide following. Bucolic settings harbor macabre crimes and eccentric characters that are no match for DCI John Barnaby and his assistant, DS Charlie Nelson. When the corpse of an elderly man disappears from his deathbed, Barnaby and Nelson find themselves on the hunt for a serial body-snatcher.

Midsomer murders. Series 17

January 5, 2017
Silver Spring, MD : Acorn, [2015]
2 videodiscs (approx. 372 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Neil Dudgeon, Gwilym Lee.
Originally broadcast as individual episodes of the television program.
Bonus featurettes about the actors (9 min.), the magic tricks in "Murder in magic" (8 min.), and behind the scenes (10 min.).
disc 1. The Dagger Club ; Murder by magic ; Bonus featurette (approx. 186 min.) -- disc 2. The ballad of Midsomer County ; A vintage murder ; Bonus behind-the-scenes (approx. 186 min.).
Bucolic settings harbor macabre crimes and eccentric characters that are no match for DCI John Barnaby and his assistant DS Charlie Nelson.

Mr. Robot. Season 2.0.

January 3, 2017
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2017]
4 videodiscs (approximately 954 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christian Slater, Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday, Martin Wallstrom, Sunita Mani, Michel Gill.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
Winner of the Golden Globe for Best TV Drama, it follows Elliot Alderson, a young cyber-security engineer who becomes involved in the underground hacker group fsociety, after being recruited by their mysterious leader. Following the events of fsociety's 5/9 hack on multi-national company Evil Corp, the second season explores the consequences of that attack as well as the illusion of control.

Homeland. The complete fifth season

January 3, 2017
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
4 videodiscs (approximately 631 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend, Nina Hoss, F. Murray Abraham, Alexander Fehling, Mirando Otto.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
disc 1. Separation anxiety ; The tradition of hospitality ; Super powers -- disc 2. Why is this night different? ; Better call Saul ; Parabiosis -- disc 3. Oriole ; All about Allison ; The Litvinov ruse -- disc 4. New normal ; Our man in Damascus ; A false glimmer.
Now working at a private security firm in Berlin, Carrie is trying to start a new life, but she soon discovers she can't escape her past. Blindsided by stunning betrayals, and without Saul and Quinn to rely on, Carrie must uncover a deadly conspiracy that puts thousands of lives at risk, including her own.

The librarians. Season two.

December 28, 2016
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2017]
3 videodiscs (approximately 421 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, Rebecca Romijn.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic wide screen (1.78:1).
An ancient organization hidden beneath the Metropolitan Public Library, dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the magical reality hidden all around, solves mysteries, fights supernatural threats, and recovers powerful artifacts.

The Doctor Blake mysteries. Season three

December 28, 2016
[New York, NY] : BBC Worldwide Ltd., [2016]
2 videodiscs (ca. 480 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Craig McLachlan, Nadine Garner, Charlie Cousins, Cate Wolfe.
Title from disc.
Disc one, episodes 1-4. King of the lake ; My brother's keeper ; This time and this place ; By the Southern Cross -- disc two, episodes 5-8. A night to remember ; Women and children ; Room without a view ; Darkness visible.
The continuing story of Dr. Lucien Blake as he practices medicine and investigates murder in 1950s rural Australia.

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