New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

August 30, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

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.

The life and adventures of Nick Nickleby.

August 20, 2014
Toronto, ON : Visual Entertainment Inc.
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Andrew Simpson, Jonathan Harden, Adrian Dunbar.
Title from disc labels.
An epic story of love and revenge, kindness and cruelty. Based on one of Charles Dickens's best-loved novels.

The Mindy project. Season two.

August 14, 2014
Universal City, California : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
3 videodiscs (approximately 477 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Messina, Mindy Kaling, Ed Weeks, Ike Barinholtz, Beth Grant, Adam Pally, Zoe Jarman, Xosha Roquemore.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: deleted scenes; gag reel.
The optimistic Mindy Lahiri is about to learn that fantasy doesn't always mesh with reality. After a stint in Haiti with her pastor boyfriend, Mindy returns to New York City, only to find that her relationship with Dr. Danny Castellano is more complicated than ever before.

Parenthood. Season 5.

August 14, 2014
Universal City, California : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
5 videodiscs (942 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Monica Potter, Lauren Graham, Erika Christensen, Dax Shepard, Peter Krause, Sam Jaeger.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2013.
As Kristina and Adam reevaluate their lives after her fight against cancer, Sarah finds a career she loves and a possible new romance. Crosby and Jasmine adapt to life as a family with an infant in the house, while Camille and Zeek decide what their 'Act three' is going to be now that they have an empty nest. And though most challenges bring the relations closer together, Joel and Julia find their marriage crumbling apart in ways they never expected.

Parks and recreation. Season six.

August 14, 2014
[Universal City, California] : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]
3 videodiscs (approximately 557 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rob Lowe, Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Rashida Jones, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Aubrey Plaza.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: deleted scenes; Parks and recreation in Europe; The Hapley Group; Winter games promos; 100th episode feature; Rashida and Rob farewells; T-dazzle commercial; Chipp McCapp music video; gag reel.
The citizens of Pawnee loathe their merger with the neighboring town of Eagleton, and blame all their troubles on Councilwoman Knope. the personal lives of those in city Hall are equally as tumultuous. Andy must temporarily say 'cheerio' to his wife, April, when he takes a dream job in London; Ron adjusts to his new domestic roles; and Ann and Chris eagerly await the birth of their child.

Meet the Browns. Season 2 [videorecording]

August 14, 2014
Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Films, [2011]
3 videodiscs (ca. 440 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
David Mann, Tamela Mann, Lamman Rucker, Denise Boutte, Tony Vaughn, Arielle Vandenberg.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast as a television series in 2009.
disc 1. Meet the entrepreneur ; Meet the ex ; Meet the E.R. ; Meet the secret ; Meet the intervention ; Meet the new job -- disc 2. Meet the gold digger ; Meet the wills ; Meet the cougars ; Meet the thief ; Meet the sweet tooth ; Meet the matrimony ; Meet the bully ; Meet the man and the mouse -- disc 3. Meet the real dad ; Meet the hubby ; Meet the H.B.I.C. ; Meet the troublemaker ; Meet the naked truth ; Meet the two left feet.
Follows the misadventures of Tyler Perry's beloved Leroy Brown. When Brown's father, Pop Brown, dies and leaves Brown his old house, Brown discovers a letter asking him to 'take care of the old.' Brown later discovers that there was more to the message (i.e., '...Thunderbird in the garage.'). By then, however, it's too late, Brown has already opened Brown Meadows, a home for seniors. Join the extended family as they navigate a new style of communal living.

Boardwalk empire. The complete fourth season

August 14, 2014
©2014
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Steve Buscemi, Kelly MacDonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham, Michael Stuhlbarg, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza.
Special features: Season 3 revisited; The Onyx Club: a step back in time; Becoming Harrow; New characters; Audio commentaries.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2013-2014.
disc 1. New York Sour ; Resignation ; Acres of Diamonds -- disc 2. All In ; Erlkönig ; The north star -- disc 3. William Wilson ; The Old Ship of Zion ; Marriage and Hunting -- disc 4. White Horse Pike ; Havre de Grace ; Farewell Daddy Blues.
Following his battle with Gyp Rosetti, Nucky makes a peace offering to Joe Masseria while working the odds with Arnold Rothstein. Nucky heads to Philadelphia to deal with the fallout from Willie's liquor fiasco. Eli braces for the worst as Agent Knox launches his plan to bring Nucky down. Capone and Torrio reach an agreement in Cicero.

The Millers. The first season.

August 14, 2014
©2014
3 videodiscs (495 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Beau Bridges, Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Jayma Mays.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast in 2013-2014.
Nathan Miller is a recently divorced local news reporter looking forward to living the single life until his parents derail his plans. His father Tom is inspired by Nathan's divorce to follow suit and leaves his wife of 43 years. Already in shock, his meddlesome mom Carol decides to move in with him. Meanwhile, his absent-minded dad imposes upon Nathan's sister Debbie. Now, Nathan and his sister wonder just how long the aggravating adjustment period is going to last.

NCIS, Naval Criminal Investigative Service. The eleventh season

August 14, 2014
©2014
6 videodiscs (approximately 17 hours and 44 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Harmon, David McCallum, Michael Weatherly, Rocky Carroll.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: Celebrating 250 ; Game change ; Remembering Jackson Gibbs: a tribute to Ralph Waite ; On the record ; Finding Ellie Bishop ; In the stills of the night ; Background check ; Joe Spano: Fornell for real.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-8 -- disc 3. Episodes 9-12 -- disc 4. Episodes 13-16 ; Special feature -- disc 5. Episodes 17-21 ; Special feature -- disc 6. Episodes 22-24 ; Special features.
With 24 episodes, Special Agent Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon) continues to guide the elite unit from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service into dangerous waters in order to protect the nation from biological attacks, hospital bombings and an unpredictable terrorist group known as The Brotherhood of Doubt. One of their own is taken hostage by a terrorist at large and the mysterious re-emergence of the infamous Privileged Killer takes the team to New Orleans for a thrilling, two-part episode.

14 war stories.

August 13, 2014
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video.
2 videodiscs (approximately 430 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Megan Gay, Celia Bannerman, David Acton, Naomi Sheldon.
Title from disc label.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-8 ; The making of 14 war stories.
Experience fourteen true and emotional accounts of World War One from the letters and journals of those that actually lived it.

Dead like me. Season one [videorecording].

August 13, 2014
Santa Monica, CA : Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment, 2003.
4 videodiscs (627 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ellen Muth, Rebecca Gayheart, Mandy Patinkin, Jasmine Guy.
Title from disc labels.
Originally broadcast on television in 2003.
v. 1. disc 1. Pilot ; Dead girl walking ; Curious George -- v. 1. disc 2. Reapercussions ; Reaping havoc ; My room ; Reaper madness -- v. 2. disc 3. A cook ; Sunday mornings ; Business unfinished ; The bicycle thief -- v. 2. disc 4. Nighthawks ; Vacation ; Rest in peace.
Dark, irreverent and wickedly funny, this critically acclaimed comedy follows a college dropout who's about to find her purpose ... in the afterlife!

NCIS, Los Angeles. The fifth season.

August 13, 2014
Hollywood, California : Paramount, [2014]
6 videodiscs (approximately 17 hours, 10 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris O'Donnell, LL Cool J, Linda Hunt, Miguel Ferrer.
Title from container.
Bonus features: audio commentary; Unexpected developments; additional scenes; deleted scenes; The write staff; Crafting Afghanistan; Happy 100th; No crew is superior remix.
Team leader Special Agent 'G' Callen and his partner Sam Hanna are chameleons who have mastered the art of undercover operations. Special Agent Kensi Blye, LAPD liaison Marty Deeks, NCIS Assistant Director Owen Granger, and Operations Manager Henrietta 'Hetty' Lange, even Ops experts Eric and Nell get in on the action as the team works to stop a mastermind from bombing a train, solves a top-secret vaccine-related murder, and embarks on a rescue mission in Afghanistan to save one of their own.

Revolution. The complete second and final season.

August 13, 2014
Burbank, California : Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., [2014]
5 videodiscs (943 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito, Zak Orth, Stephen Collins, Elizabeth Mitchell, David Lyons, Daniella Alonso, Jd Pardo.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2013.
When all technology and electricity has suddenly and mysteriously blacked out, what₂s left is a post-apocalyptic landscape inhabited by ruthless paramilitary groups, heroic freedom fighters, and a family struggling to survive. Seen through the eyes of the fiercely determined young woman, Charlie Matheson, it follows a band of rebels including Charlie₂s mother Rachel and Uncle Miles as they face danger in their attempts to overthrow the Militia, and ultimately return power to the people.

The devil's ride. Season two

August 8, 2014
©2014
2 videodiscs (344 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast in 2013.
disc 1. First blood ; Bad out ; Dangerous tactice ; Fight club -- disc 2. Blood in & out ; War crimes ; Enemy within ; War is now.
In Season 2, we've rolled up the garage doors to take you inside what was once the fastest-growing motorcycle club in San Diego. But when the Laffing Devils strike out against Sinister Mob, the once-dominating club faces chaos and defeat in a fight for survival. In preparation for battle, both clubs set out to do whatever it takes to strengthen and straighten up their armies, as dismembered bikes are discovered and risky races are run.

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