New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

September 27, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

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.

Hustle. Complete season one [videorecording]

September 16, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]
2 videodiscs (appoximately 356 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Adrian Lester, Marc Warren, Robert Glenister, Jaime Murray, Robert Vaughn.
Special features: making-of documentaries; cast bios.
Created by Tony Jordan.
Follow the adventures of a gang of five expert con-artists let loose on the streets of London. They are specialists in liberating cash from the amoral and undeserving.

Hustle. Complete season three [videorecording]

September 16, 2014
[New York] : BBC Video : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]
2 videodiscs (ca. 345 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Adrian Lester, Marc Warren, Robert Glenister, Jaime Murray, Robert Vaughn.
Special features: "It's just like playing" : an insightful interview with the cast.
Contains all episodes from the third season.
Strapped for cash after a spell in Las Vegas, the expert tricksters are confronted by some risky situations. They devise and execute more devious schemes to replenish their coffers by depriving some nasty characters of their ill-gotten gains.

Hustle. Complete season four [videorecording]

September 16, 2014
[United States] : BBC Video : 2 Entertain Video Ltd. : distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : distributed by Warner Home Video, 2008, c2007.
2 videodiscs (ca. 346 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Marc Warren, Robert Vaughn, Ashley Walters, Robert Glenister, Jaime Murray.
Title from disc surface.
Contains all episodes from the fourth season.
In this season, the team loses Mickey Bricks to an overseas sabbatical, so it's time for someone else to lead the gang. Danny steps up to the plate, but can the others convince him that the team needs another member-- especially when it comes in the form of street kid Billy Bond? There are, as always, plenty of marks who are greedy, rude, or simply nasty enough to be parted from their cash. Targets include a porn baron, a ruthless nursing home owner, and a charity crook. The crew also hits LA and Las Vegas, but when they're not on their home turf, will their audacious attempts catch up with them in the end?

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.

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