New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

September 16, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The Carol Burnett Show Carol's crack-ups. disc 1.

September 15, 2014
©2014
1 videodisc (203 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Carol Burnett, Dick Van Dyke, Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast in 1967 to 1978.
Show #605 ; Show #1107 ; Show #615 ; Bonus features.
Hand-picked by Carol Burnett just for you, these sketches were so funny that they tested the strength of even the most seasoned cast members.

DCI Banks. Season two [videorecording]

September 12, 2014
Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, ©2013.
2 videodiscs (ca. 270 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Stephen Tompkinson, Andrea Lowe, Lorraine Burroughs, Jack Deam, Caroline Katz, Nicholas Sidi, David Westhead, Eve Matheson, Lucy Briers, Lisa Kay, Dominic Mafham.
Originally broadcast on television in 2012.
Based on the 'DCI Banks' books by Peter Robinson.
Disc 1: Strange Affair ; Dry Bones that Dream -- Disc 2: Innocent Graves.
Banks must learn to work with his new partner, the impossible-to-read Helen Morton, as he attempts to solve a new set of shocking cases.

37 days

September 12, 2014
℗2014
1 videodisc (159 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ian McDiarmid, Tim Pigott-smith, Nicholas Farrell.
Title from disc label.
This three-part political thriller follows the catastrophic chain of events leading up to World War I from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914 to Britain's declaration of war on Germany 37 days later. This tense and gripping mini-series set amongst the corridors of power in Whitehall and Berlin tracks the unfolding crisis through the eyes of leading politicians and civil servants struggling to prevent the world's first global war.

Death in paradise. Season two

September 12, 2014
Burbank, California : Warner Home Video, [2014]
2 videodiscs (approximately 466 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ben Miller, Sara Martins, Danny John-Jules, Gary Carr, Elizabeth Bourgine, Don Warrington.
Title from disc surface.
Detective Richard Poole is still trapped on the stunning Caribbean island of Saint Marie, but, for him, the sun, sea, and sand aren't quite paradise. Faced with puzzling murders and a local team with unorthodox approaches, Poole must use his eye for detail, relentless logic and stubborn refusal to leave anything unexplained to solve these cases. He is joined once again by the feisty Camille Bordey, instinctive, wild, exotic and brilliant. Together they face a pirate curse, murdered nuns and a case that must be solved while a hurricane bears down on the island.

Scott & Bailey. Season two [videorecording]

September 12, 2014
Burbank, CA : BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; Warner Home Video Inc. [distributor], c2013.
2 videodiscs (ca. 359 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp, Amelia Bullmore, Nicholas Gleaves.
Title from discs.
Special Features: Behind the scenes documentary.
Scott & Bailey is a thrilling investigative drama series exploring the personal and professional lives of two female detectives. Despite their differences, impulsive, funny and single Rachel and reflective, married mother-of-two Janet, have a great partnership. Thrown together in the toughest of murder cases, they have become the best of friends, ready to support each other both in and away from the incident room. Each episode sees Rachel and Janet face a serious crime that is both challenging and emotionally difficult, whilst coping with their complex personal lives. Scott and Bailey is an honest and powerful crime drama series.

South Park. The complete seventeenth season.

September 11, 2014
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, 2014.
2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice: Matt Stone, Trey Parker.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on television as individual episodes during the 2013 season.
Join Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Princess Kenny as they infiltrate the NSA, thwart patient zero, tame some strange and fight in the greatest battle of their young, hot lives.

Regular show. Rigby pack

September 4, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
1 videodisc (176 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice, J.G. Quintel.
Title from disc label.
Bank shot -- Don -- Fortune cookie -- Rigby in the sky with burrito -- Return of Mordecai and the Rigbys -- Wall buddy -- Survival skills -- One pull up -- Temp check -- Trash boat -- A bunch of full green geese -- Journey to the bottom of the crash pit -- The heat of a stuntman -- Fool me twice -- Sandwich of death -- Rigby's body.
The show that's been dubbed pure silliness is back with an all new volume, with sixteen Rigby-centric, handpicked episodes from show creator J.G. Quintel.

The curse of Oak Island. Season 1

September 4, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (225 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Marty Lagina, Rick Lagina; narrator, Robert Clotworthy.
Title from disc label.
It introduces viewers to a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia where two obsessed brothers are attempting to solve a 200-year-old mystery. Rick and Marty Lagina own most of Oak Island and are determined to find the treasure alleged to be buried there, despite the fact that the island is rumored to be cursed. Legend says seven people must die before the treasure is revealed, and so far, six have lost their lives in the pursuit.

Amish mafia. Season two

September 4, 2014
Silver Spring, MD : Discovery Communications, [2014]
2 videodiscs (433 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc labels.
Disc 1. Amish exorcism ; Wayward sons ; Prodigal son ; Paradise -- disc 2. Brother's keeper ; The last supper ; Sacrificial lamb ; Judgment day ; Bonus: The resurrection.
Unpaid debts and attempts to undermine the family business result in authority being tested and revenge-fueled rage. These eight episodes continue to raise the curtain on this unspoken power as season two reveals more of the inner workings of the 'Amish Mafia.'

Blue bloods. The fourth season.

September 4, 2014
New York, NY : Paramount
6 videodiscs (936 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Len Cariou, Will Estes.
Title from disc label.
The Reagan family dynamics continue to shift as they deal with everything from gambling and drugs to kidnapping and murder: Jamie wrestles with his feelings for his new partner; Erin and Jack work to figure out their personal relationship; and Danny and Frank clash over an internal investigation of Danny's techniques. As the Reagans faces off against the FBI, the mob, and other officers who don't follow their ethical code, the family bond will both serve and protect them.

About a boy. Season one

September 3, 2014
[United States] : Universal Home Entertainment, 2014.
2 videodiscs (281 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Walton, Minnie Driver, Benjamin Stockham, Al Madrigal.
Title from disc labels.
Based on the novel by Nick Hornby.
Successful songwriter and bachelor Will Freeman lives a carefree life as the 'ultimate man-child.' His perfect world is turned upside down when single mom Fiona and her eleven-year-old son Marcus move in next door.

Alpha house. Season one [videorecording]

September 3, 2014
[Santa Monica, CA] : Arc Entertainment, [2014]
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
John Goodman, Clark Johnson, Matt Malloy, Mark Consuelos, Julie White.
Title from disc labels.
Four Republican senators share the same D.C. house rental, and face re-election battles, looming indictments, and parties, all with a sense of humor.

Crossbones. Season one

September 3, 2014
[United States] : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2014.
2 videodiscs (386 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Malkovich, Richard Coyle, Yasmine Al Massri, Tracy Ifeachor, David Hoflin.
Title from disc labels.
Special features: Deleted scenes.
It's 1715 on the island of Santa Campana and the diabolical pirate Blackbeard reigns over a rogue nation of thieves, outlaws and miscreant sailors. An extraordinary action adventure where one can't be sure whether the pirates or the British crown are the villains.

Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of mystery and imagination

August 29, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (390 min.) : sound., color ; 4 3/4 in.
The fall of the house of Usher: Jeremy Crutchley, Graham Hopkins, Kruno Simon ; The oval portrait: Patrick Ryecort, Barbara Roko, Jerome Willis ; Berenice: Moray Watson, Bozidar Alic, Slobodan Dimitrijevic ; The black cat: Susan George, Michael McGovern, Angela Crow ; Ligeia: Janine Eser, Tony Caprari, Dorette Nel ; The cask of Amontillado: Freddie Jones, Bill Simon, Catherine Schell ; Mr. Valdemar: Paul Slobolepizy, Sean Taylor, Joanna Weinberg ; The tell-tale heart: Michael McCabe, Neil McCarthy, John Hussey ; Morella: Robert Whitehead, Camilla Waldman, John Lesley ; The pit and the pendulum: Danny Keogh, Alan Granville ; The masque of the red death, part 1 & part 2: Christopher Lee, Graham Armitage, Ian Patton.
Originally broadcast on television in 1995.
Based on the book "Tales of mystery and imagination."
Disc 1. The fall of the house of Usher ; The oval portrait ; Berenice ; The black cat ; Biographical portrait ; The cask of Amontillado ; Ligeia -- disc 2. The tell-tale heart ; The pit and the pendulum ; Mr. Valdemar ; Morella ; The masque of the red death, 1 ; The masque of the red death, 2.
Distinctively full of untimely deaths, loss, mutilation, fear claustrophobia, agony and revenge, Poe's nightmarish vision and tortured soul vividly emerge in these dramatizations.

Line of duty. Series 2

August 27, 2014
[United States] : Acorn, 2014.
2 videodiscs (approximately 369 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Keeley Hawes, Adrian Dunbar, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast on television as individual episodes during the 2013 season.
Season two has Lindsay Denton, a member of AC12, a police anti-corruption unit, charged with investigating an ambush of a police convoy.

Rosemary's baby

August 27, 2014
Santa Monica, CA : Lionsgate Television, [2014]
1 videodisc (170 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Zoe Saldana, Patrick J. Adams, Jason Isaacs, Carole Bouquet.
Title from disc label.
Based on the best selling novels by Ira Levin.
Rosemary and Guy start a new life in Paris, where a good deed leads to friendship with a rich and powerful couple who may be hiding a dark secret.

The originals. The complete first season

August 27, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
5 videodiscs (929 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt, Leah Pipes, Charles Michael Davis, Danielle Campbell, Steven Krueger, Todd Stashwick, Daniella Pineda.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as a television program in 2013.
The "Original" vampire family, including the dangerous vampire/werewolf hybrid, Klaus, return to the magical melting pot that is the French Quarter of New Orleans; a town he helped build centuries ago. Acting on a mysterious tip that a plot is brewing against him, Klaus' questions lead him to his diabolical former protege, Marcel, a charismatic vampire with total control over the human and supernatural inhabitants of the city.

Person of interest. The complete third season.

August 27, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros., [2014]
6 videodiscs (1001 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jim Caviezel, Kevin Chapman, Michael Emerson, Taraji P. Henson, Amy Acker, Sarah Shahi.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast on CBS television as individual episodes during the 2013 season.
Liberty -- Nothing to Hide -- Lady Killer -- Reasonable Doubt -- Razgovor -- Mors Praematura -- The Perfect Mark -- Endgame -- The Crossing -- The Devil's Share -- Lethe -- Aletheia -- 4C -- Provenance -- Last Call -- RAM -- / -- Allegiance -- Most Likely To ... -- Death Benefit -- Beta -- A House Divided -- Deus Ex Machina.
The Person of Interest team suffers a devastating loss and confronts staggering challenges in the hit series₂ most explosive season yet. Adapting to the evolution of The Machine, now completely self-governed and hidden from all, technical wizard Finch and ex-CIA operative Reese team with rogue agent Samantha Shaw to save lives and seek justice, but their missions now threaten to tear them apart. NYPD Detectives Carter and Fusco finally unravel the criminal police conspiracy.

Sons of Anarchy. Season 6 [videorecording].

August 27, 2014
[S.l.] : 21st Century Fox, [2014]
5 videodiscs (791 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Katey Sagal, Kim Coates, Tommy Flanagan.
Title from disc labels.
Special features: Audio commentaries; Anarchy afterword, season premier; deleted scenes; gag reel; Anarchy afterword, season finale; character good byes; Sons of Sandy.
Straw -- One one six -- Poenitentia -- Wolfsangel -- The mad king -- Salvage -- Sweet and vaded -- Los Fantasmas -- John 8:32 -- Huang Wu -- Aon Rud Persanta -- You are my sunshine -- A mother's work.
Ride with the Sons of Anarchy, and relive the adrenaline-chared show's most controversial and tension filled season ever.

Portlandia. Season four

August 25, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (242 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein.
Title from disc labels.
IFC's hit sketch comedy series, created, written by, and starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, is driven by a series of hilarious character-based shorts all of which take place in Portlandia, the creators' dreamy and absurd rendering of Portland, Oregon, where '90s culture reigns supreme and political correctness is all the rage.

Blandings. Series 2

August 25, 2014
[United States] : RLJ Entertainment, 2014.
2 videodiscs (210 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Timothy Spall, Jennifer Saunders, Guy Andrews, Guy Andrews, Tim Vine, Jack Farthing.
Title from disc labels.
Based on the "Blanding Castle" stories by P.G. Wodehouse.
Find the dysfunctional inhabitants of Blandings Castle caught up in more uproarious adventures, from dodging an insane asylum to thwarting a most unseemly memoir.

Elementary. The second season

August 21, 2014
©2014
6 videodiscs (approximately 1032 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn, John Michael Hill.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Inside Elementary season 2 ; Holmes goes home ; art in the blood: meet Mycroft ; under the magnifying glass ; skill sets ; audio commentary on Paint it black ; the life of Clyde ; gag reel ; deleted scenes.
Disc one: Step nine ; Solve for X ; We are everyone ; Poison pen ; Special feature -- Disc two: Ancient history ; An unnatural arrangement ; The marchioness ; Blood is thicker ; Special feature -- Disc three: On the line ; Tremors ; Internal audit ; The diabolical kind -- Disc four: All in the family ; Dead Clade walking ; Corpse de ballet ; The one percent solution -- Disc five: Ears to you ; The hound of the cancer cells ; The many mouths of Aaron Colville ; No lack of void ; Special features -- Disc six: The man with the twisted lip ; Paint it black ; Art in the blood ; The grand experiment ; Special features.
A contemporary take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's legendary characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. Sherlock Holmes investigates crimes in modern-day New York City as a consultant to the NYPD and is assisted by Dr. Joan Watson, a former surgeon, who is hired by Holmes' wealthy father to help keep the eccentric detective sober.

Grey's anatomy. The complete tenth season.

August 21, 2014
©2013
6 videodiscs (1085 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Patrick Dempsey, Sara Ramirez, Ellen Pompeo, Sandra Oh, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr..
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2013.
Episodes for season ten include: Seal our fate; I Want You with Me; Everybody's crying mercy; Puttin' on the ritz; I Bet it stung; Map of you; Triller; Two against one; Sorry seems to be the hardest word; Somebody that I used to know; Man on the moon; and more.

The musketeers. [Season one]

August 21, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
3 videodiscs (approximately 578 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Maimie McCoy, Peter Capaldi, Luke Pasqualino, Santiago Cabrera, Tom Burke.
Title from disc label.
Based on Alexandre Dumas' swashbuckling classic The three musketeers.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-8 -- disc 3. Episodes 9-10 ; Bonus content.
On the streets of seventeenth century Paris, law and order is an idea more than a reality. In addition to being King Louis XIII's personal bodyguards, Athos, Aramis, Porthos, and their new friend D'Artagnan, stand resolutely for social justice, honor, valor, love, and for the thrill of it all. They must fight to maintain order and protect their King and Queen against the worst intentions of the ruthless Cardinal Richelieu and his secret weapon, Milady.

The walking dead. The complete fourth season.

August 21, 2014
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2014]
5 videodiscs (688 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bonus features include featurettes, audio commentaries, and deleted scenes.
Based on the graphic novel series by Robert Kirkman.
Rick and the group of survivors are fostering a thriving community in the safe haven of the prison. This is short-lived as the group loses everything to the threat of the walkers, outside threats and the hidden dangers brewing inside. They are broken apart and sent on divergent paths, unsure of everyone else's fate as they are exposed to new dangers, new enemies, and heartbreaking choices. They will have their faith thoroughly tested; a faith that breaks some of them and redeems others.

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