New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

February 26, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Episodes. The third season

February 25, 2015
©2014
2 videodiscs (255 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matt Leblanc, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig, John Pankow.
Title from disc surface.
Originally broadcast in 2014.
Season three picks up with Sean and Beverly, the English couple whose hit U.K. sitcom is remade for U.S. audiences and corrupted beyond recognition, back together but they soon discover that it's not so easy to heal old wounds. Things get no easier for Matt this year as his career and ego continue to be pummeled.

Longmire. The complete third season.

February 19, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
2 videodiscs (441 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips, Bailey Chase, Adam Bartley.
Title from disc.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2014.
Disc 1, White warrior ; Of children and travelers ; Miss Cheyenne ; In the pines ; Wanted man -- Disc 2, Reports of my death ; Population 25 ; Harvest ; Counting coup ; Ashes to ashes.
Wyoming Sheriff Walt Longmire is back in the saddle for a third thrilling season. After winning his heated re-election as Absaroka County sheriff vs. his ambitious deputy Branch Connally, Walt now faces a stampede of problems both personal and professional. Last season, Walt and his deputies each braved a storm and did it nobly. But for every storm, there is an aftermath.

The game

February 19, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
2 videodiscs (approximately 354 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Brian Cox, Tom Hughes, Jonathan Aris, Shaun Dooley.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of mini-series originally broadcast on television in 2014.
The Cold War heats up when a KGB defector exposes Operation Glass, a potentially devastating Soviet plot to activate sleeper agents across the UK. The charismatic but paranoid head of MI-5, known simply as 'Daddy', assembles a secret committee of spies and intelligence officers to investigate. They're the only colleagues he trusts in a world of double agents and lies, but has he chosen well?

Sons of Anarchy. The final season

February 19, 2015
©2014
5 videodiscs (approximately 831 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katey Sagal, Charlie Hunnam, Mark Boone Junior, Kim Coates, Tommy Flanagan, Theo Rossi, Dayton Callie, Drea de Matteo, David LaBrava, Niko Nicotera, Jimmy Smits.
Special features: Deleted scenes; Gag reel; Carpe Diem: The final season of Sons of Anarchy; Anarchy Legacy; Motorcycles of Mayhem; Guests of Anarchy: Season 7; Tattoo stories.
Originally broadcast as individual episodes of the television program on FX in 2014.
Disc one. Black widower ; Toil and till ; Playing with monsters -- Disc two. Poor little lambs ; Some stranger eruption ; Smoke 'em if you got 'em -- Disc three. Greensleeves ; The separation of crows ; What a piece of work is man -- Disc four. Faith and despondency ; Suits of woe ; Red rose -- Disc five. Papa's goods.
Reeling from the death of the woman he loves, Jax Teller steers SAMCRO full-throttle down the hell-bound road to revenge, allowing nothing to stand in his way. The streets of Charming run red with blood as shifting alliances and fatal mistakes lead to chaos, betrayal, and all-out murder. The body count soars, and dark secrets give way to darker truths, until the only question remaining is who will live...and who will die.

A place to call home. Season 1.

February 19, 2015
[Silver Spring, Maryland] : Acorn
4 videodiscs (591 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood, Marta Dusseldorp, Noni Hazlehurst, Craig Hall, Brett Climo, Abby Earl, David Berry.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2013.
Disc 1, episodes 1-4 -- Disc 2, episodes 5-7 -- Disc 3, episodes 8-10 -- Disc 4, episodes 11-13.
Set in rural Australia in the years following World War II, this beautifully acted, sharply written series follows the fortunes of a woman returning home after spending two decades abroad.

Outlander. Season 1, volume 1

February 19, 2015
©2015
2 videodiscs (459 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sam Heughan, Caitriona Balfe, Graham McTavish, Duncan Lacroix, Tobias Menzies, Grant O'rourke, Stephen Walters, Gary Lewis, Lotte Verbeek.
Special features: An epic adaptation; The dresses & kilts of Outlander.
Based on the book series by Diana Gabaldon.
disc 1. Sassenach ; Castle Leoch ; The way out ; The gathering -- disc 2. Rent ; The Garrison commander ; The wedding ; Both sides now.
Claire Randall is a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743. She is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

Impractical jokers. The complete first season

February 18, 2015
[Atlanta, Ga.] : Turner Entertainment Networks, [2013] ©2013
2 videodiscs (374 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hosts: Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn, Sal Vulcano.
Features: deleted scenes; behind the scenes; Meet the stars of Impractical jokers; commentary.
Dolby digital 2.0, widescreen.
disc 1. Pay it forward ; Butterfly crime scene ; Unmotivational speaker ; Boardwalk of shame ; Drawing a blank ; Panty raid ; Out of TP ; Who arted? ; Joker's choice -- disc 2. A loser presents ; What did I eat? ; Starfart macchiato ; Bellydancer ; Charity case ; Theater del absurdo ; Pick a loser ; Supercuts.
Four friends compete to embarass each other with humiliating challenges and dares while being filmed by hidden cameras.

The Simpsons. The complete twentieth season [videorecording] : 20 years

February 18, 2015
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2009.
4 videodiscs (456 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer.
Features: 20th anniversary special sneak peek by Morgan Spurlock.
Sex, pies and idiot scrapes -- Lost Verizon -- Double, double, boy in trouble -- Treehouse of horror XIX -- Dangerous curves -- Homer and Lisa exchange cross words -- Mypods and boomsticks -- The Burns and the bees -- Lisa the drama queen -- Take my life, please -- How the test was won -- No loan again, naturally -- Gone Maggie gone -- In the name of the grandfather -- Wedding for disaster -- Eeny teeny Maya Moe -- The good, the sad and the Drugly -- Father knows worst -- Waverly Hills 9-0-2-1-d'oh -- Four great women and a manicure -- Coming to Homerica.
Follows the adventures of troublemaker Bart Simpson, his parents Homer and Marge, and his sisters Lisa and Maggie.

Louie. Season 3

February 18, 2015
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2014]
2 videodiscs (approximately 286 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Louis C.K.
Title from disc label.
Contains all thirteen episodes from season three, originally broadcast on television in 2012.
Disc one. Something is wrong ; Telling jokes / Set-up ; Miami ; Daddy's girlfriend. Part 1 ; Daddy's girlfriend. Part 2 ; Barney / Never ; Ikea / Piano lesson -- Disc two. Dad ; Looking for Liz / Lilly changes ; Late show. Part 1 ; Late show. Part 2 ; Late show. Part 3 ; New Year's Eve.
"From dating to parenting, the third season finds Louie flummoxed by the females in his life, including his daughters, who have grown more complicated than ever"--Container.

The Paradise. Season two

February 18, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2014]
3 videodiscs (464 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Joanna Vanderham, Emun Elliott, Stephen Wight, Sonya Cassidy, Matthew McNulty.
Stereo, anamorphic wide screen 1.77:1.
Based on the novel "Au bonheur des dames" by Emile Zola.
Follows the lives of those who work, shop, and trade at the first English department store, Paradise, in 1875.

Enlisted. Season 1

February 18, 2015
©2014
2 videodiscs (approximately 312 min.) : sound, color : 4 3/4 in.
Geoff Stults, Chris Lowell, Parker Young.
Title from disc label.
"A military-set family comedy which centers on three brothers who, when the best of the best are sent overseas, stay behind to try to keep the post in order at Fort McGee. Between clean-up duty at a parade, human grease-bowling and assorted soldierly pranks, the brothers will inadvertently discover the key to strengthening their long-lost childhood bonds."--Container.

You bet your life [videorecording] : best of Groucho

February 18, 2015
[Dunellen, N.J.] : Digiview Productions, c2004.
1 videodisc (ca. 75 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Groucho Marx.
Excerpts from the 1950-61 NBC TV quiz show highlighted by Groucho Marx's banter with contestants.

The chair. The complete first season

February 12, 2015
©2014
5 videodiscs (667 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Shane Dawson, Anna Martemucci.
Title from disc labels.
Originally released as single episodes in 2014
Disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- Disc 2. Episodes 4-6 -- Disc 3. Episodes 7-10 -- Disc 4. Hollidaysburg (feature-length film) -- Disc 5. Not cool (feature-length film).
A competition documentary series that follows two directors through the process of bringing their first feature to the screen. The up-and-coming directors, who have unique backgrounds and skill sets, will be provided with an identical screenplay which they must craft as their own film. Both directors will be given the same budget, and both versions will use locations in the same city. Through multiplatform voting, the audience will determine which director will be awarded $250,000.

New tricks. Season one [videorecording]

February 12, 2015
[United States] : BBC Video ; [New York, NY] : Distributed by BBC Worldwide Americas ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]
3 videodiscs (ca. 437 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Amanda Redman, James Bolam, Alun Armstrong, Dennis Waterman.
Title from disc labels.
Created by Roy Mitchell and Nigel McCrery.
disc 1. Pilot episode (ca. 86 min.) -- disc 2. episodes 1-3 (ca. 176 min.) -- disc 3. episodes 4-6 (ca. 175 min.).
As punishment for messing up a kidnap rescue and shooting a dog in the process, Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman is re-assigned to the newly created unsolved murder squad. Due to a manpower shortage her team is made up of veteran detectives brought back onto the police force, bringing a 1970's mentality to modern policing. The team's first case is to re-investigate a twenty year old murder conviction which has suddenly come into question due to police corruption. Sifting through the lies, dubious motives and the police cover up during the first investigation, the unorthodox methods of the dinosaur detectives eventually discover what really happened twenty years ago. In the process, the squad clears up two murders and an armed robbery.

Looney Tunes. Stranger than fiction.

February 11, 2015
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
1 videodisc (67 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voice, Mel Blanc.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as selections of the television program in 2003.
Exploding with sheer cartoon craziness, these all-new Toons star favorite Looney Tunes characters making big-time fun of everything from mysteriously goofy TV shows to sci-fi movie blockbusters. Plus, also be treated to an irresistible assortment of must-see, new-and-improved-deluxe-extra-special Looney Tunes DVD bonus features.

Doctor Who. Last Christmas.

February 11, 2015
London : BBC
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman.
Title from web page.
Special features: Behind the scenes featurette.
The Twelfth Doctor and his companion are joined by a fan favorite in this Doctor Who special! The Doctor and Clara face their last Christmas. Trapped on an arctic base and under attack from terrifying creatures, who are you going to call? Santa Claus!

Midsomer murders. Set 25 [videorecording]

February 11, 2015
[United States] : distributed by RLJ Entertainment, [2015]
3 videodiscs (ca. 463 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Neil Dudgeon, Gwilym Lee, Hayley Mills, Michael Jayston, Sharon Small, Robert Bathurst, Ann Eleonora Jorgensen, Nicolaj Kopernikus.
Originally broadcast on television in 2014.
Bonus:Celebrating 100 Episodes (17 minutes) ; Interview with Gwilym Lee ; Behind-the-scenes featurette ; Photo galleries.
Killings of Copenhagen -- Wild Harvest -- Flying club -- Christmas haunting -- Let us prey.
Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby and his new partner, DS Charlie Nelson, investigate various cases in the villages of Midsomer.

Olive Kitteridge

February 6, 2015
©2014
2 videodiscs (approximately 240 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, John Gallagher Jr., Bill Murray, Zoe Kazan, Peter Mullan, Rosemarie DeWitt.
Title from disc labels.
Based on the novel by Elizabeth Strout.
Part 1. Pharmacy -- Part 2. Incoming tide -- Part 3. A different road -- Part 4. Security.
The four-part drama that tells the story of a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community.

Atlantis. Season two, Part one.

February 5, 2015
London : BBC
2 videodiscs (270 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jack Donnelly, Mark Addy, Robert Emms.
Title from disc labels.
The all-too mortal Jason of the Argonauts and his new friends, Hercules and Pythagoras, reunite to romp again in the BBC's hit family fantasy series. Will Jason finally decode his own destiny, foretold by a cryptic oracle? Mythology roars to life in this playful mix of legend, adventure, comedy and sci-fi.

Mr. & Mrs. Murder. Series 1

February 5, 2015
[United States] : Acorn : RLJ Entertainment, [2013]
4 videodiscs (approximately 599 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Shaun Micallef, Kat Stewart, Jonny Pasvolsky, Lucy Honigman.
Special features: Photo gallery.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
disc 1. Early checkout ; A dog's life ; En vogue ; Atlas drugged -- disc 2. Lost soul ; The next best man ; Thoroughly dead thoroughbred -- disc 3. A flare for murder ; The art of murder ; Little boxes -- disc 4. Keeping up appearances ; Zootopia ; The course whisperer.
Charlie and Nicola Buchanan are a pair of crime-scene cleaners with a knack for solving mysteries. As they go about their work, they discover clues the police overlook. This warm and witty whodunit from Down Under is sure to please mystery and comedy fans alike.

Nurse Jackie. Season 6

February 5, 2015
New York, New York : Showtime Networks Inc., [2015]
3 videodiscs (329 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Edie Falco, Merritt Wever, Peter Facinelli, Anna Deavere Smith, Paul Schulze, Dominic Fumusa, Ruby Jerins, Stephen Wallem, Morris Chestnut.
Special features: Deceit, descent, destruction: Jackie's fall" featurette; "Growing up Peyton" featurette; deleted scenes; audio commentaries with cast and crew.
Jackie realizes sobriety is the ultimate cover for getting high, and now she's saving lives at work, taking care of her kids, and her boyfriend is loving the new her. She's got everyone fooled, but what does up must come down.

ANZAC girls

January 29, 2015
©2014
2 videodiscs (363 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Georgia Flood, Antonia Prebble, Laura Brent, Anna McGahan.
Special features: Text extras and photo galleries.
6 episodes on 2 discs.
Based on true events, this uplifting drama tells the story of five Australian and New Zealand nurses during World War I. Drawing on the real participants' diaries and letters, this six-part drama celebrates the contributions of women to the war effort.

Bewitched. The complete first season [videorecording]

January 26, 2015
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013]
4 videodiscs (ca. 917 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, Alice Pearce, George Tobias, Marion Lorne.
Title from disc label.
"In color"--Disc label.
Disc 4. Open the door, witchcraft -- Abner kadabra -- George the warlock -- That was my wife -- Illegal separation -- A change of face -- Remember the main -- Eat at Mario's -- Cousin Edgar.
The complete first season of the classic television show about a housewife with magical powers.

Bewitched. The complete second season [videorecording]

January 26, 2015
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2013.
5 videodiscs (ca. 967 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, Alice Pearce, George Tobias, Marion Lorne.
Title from disc labels.
"In color"--Disc label.
Disc 5. The girl with the golden nose -- Prodigy.
Darrin is an ordinary man married to Samantha, a witch who has promised to stop using witchcraft. Yet, with the influence of her mother, Samantha can't resist using her magic to solve the problems of her family and friends. This season welcomes their new baby, Tabitha.

Bewitched. The complete third season [videorecording]

January 26, 2015
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2013.
4 videodiscs (836 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Agnes Moorehead, Alice Pearce, George Tobias, Marion Lorne, David White, Paul Lynde.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced for broadcast in 1966 as 33 episodes of the television program Bewitched.
Disc 4. Aunt Clara's Victoria victory -- Crone of Cawdor -- No more Mr. Nice Guy -- It's wishcraft -- How to fail in business with all kinds of help -- Bewitched, bothered and infuriated -- Nobody but a frog knows how to live -- There's gold in them thar pills.
An ordinary man married to a witch, has made her promise to stop using witchcraft. Yet, Samantha can't resist using her magical powers to solve her problems. Includes hysterical interludes of magical outbursts by other members of the family.

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