New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

April 17, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Fortitude [videorecording]. [Season 1]

April 16, 2015
[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2015]
4 videodiscs (600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher Eccleston, Michael Gambon, Sofie Gråbøl, Stanley Tucci.
Title from container.
Citizens living in Fortitude, an Arctic town hailed as the safest place on Earth, are rocked to the core by the murder of one of their own. A detective is quickly flown in from out-of-town to assist the local Chief of Police with the investigation of the town's first-ever violent crime and the two men must work together despite the deep mistrust each has for the other.

The missing. [Season 1]

April 9, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment
2 videodiscs (472 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James Nesbitt, Frances O'Connor, Tcheky Karyo, Jason Flemyng.
Subtitle from web page.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
When five year-old Oliver Hughes disappears while on holiday in France, it sets off a nearly decade-long search for his whereabouts.

Grantchester. [Season 1] [videorecording]

April 2, 2015
[S.l.] : PBS Distribution, [2015]
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
James Norton, Robson Green, Morven Christie.
Title from container; subtitle from website.
Based on "The Grantchester mysteries" / by James Runcie.
It's 1953 and Sidney Chambers is vicar of Grantchester, a village just outside Cambridge, England. Sidney's is a quiet life. He tends to his flock, keeps up with his jazz collection, and does his best to contain his passion for beautiful heiress Amanda Kendall. But when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious circumstances, Sidney quickly finds that people confide things in a parish priest that they would never tell police.

1066 [videorecording] : the battle for middle earth

March 23, 2015
[United States] : BBC Worldwide, [2015]
1 videodisc (ca. 149 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Ian Holm, Mike Bailey, Tim Plester, Francis Magee, Soren Byder.
Originally broadcast on television in 2009.
"Episodes 1-3"--Disc label.
In the year 1066, England changed forever. Now, this epic, roller-coaster adventure of invasion, resistance and war tells the story from the ground up from the point of view of those everyday men and their families as they are hurled into the turmoil of war.

Silicon Valley. The complete first season

March 18, 2015
2 videodiscs (228 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener, Amanda Crew, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Christopher Evan Welch, Zach Woods.
Title from disc labels.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. A comedy partially inspired by Mike Judge's own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late 1980s.

Veep. The complete third season [videorecording]

March 18, 2015
[S.l.] : Hbo Home Video, [2015]
2 videodiscs (268 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale.
Title from disc labels.
Bonus features: 4 audio commentaries with cast and crew ; deleted scenes.
Season three begins with Selina, eying a promotion, courting Iowa caucus voters at a signing for her new book, 'Some new beginnings.' Soon, Selina and her staff, are back in D.C. for Mike's wedding, learn that Secretary of Defense Maddox is resigning; setting Selina up for a possible run in the presidential primaries against Maddox and her nemesis, war-vet Danny Chung.

Dexter : most shocking episodes

March 12, 2015
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2015]
3 videodiscs (approximately 528 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, Desmond Harrington, C.S. Lee, David Zayas, James Remar.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program, 2006-2007, 2009-2012.
The most shocking episodes from the hit TV series, Dexter.

Sole survivor

March 12, 2015
1 videodisc ( 2 hrs. 55 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Billy Zane, Gloria Reuben, Isabella Hofmann, Rachel Victoria, Mitchell Kosterman, Wally Dalton, Christine Willes, Glenn Morshower, John C. McGinley.
Originally produced as a TV mini-series in 2000.
Based on the novel by Dean Koontz.
"After the death of his wife and daughter in a plane crash, a Seattle newspaper reporter discovers that the crash may have been related to a nefarious scientific experiment involving children. A woman, who claims she was a survivor of the crash, approaches at his wife's grave. This leads into a plot by the Quartermass organization to capture her and a young girl she is protecting - the girl has the powers to heal and to transport. A villainous killer and a young boy who can control minds from a distance lead the attack."--IMDb.

The red road. The complete first season

March 12, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment
2 videodiscs (264 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jason Momoa, Martin Henderson, Julianne Nicholson, Tamara Tunie.
Title from container.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2014.
A hard-hitting drama that revolves around a local cop struggling to keep his family together while simultaneously policing two clashing communities: the small town where he grew up and the neighboring mountains, home of a Native American tribe. After a terrible tragedy and cover-up occurs involving the cop's wife, an unholy alliance is forged between the cop and Phillip Kopus, a dangerous member of the tribe that will come back to haunt all involved.

TURN: Washington's spies. The complete first season

March 12, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment
3 videodiscs (452 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Heather Lind, Daniel Henshall.
Title from container.
Based on Alexander Rose's book Washington's spies.
A historical thriller set during the Revolutionary War. Abe Woodhull is a farmer living in British-occupied Long Island who bands together with his friends to from the Culper Ring, an unlikely team of secret agents who not only went on to help George Washington turn the tide of the war, but also gave birth to modern spycraft.

Revelation : the end of days

March 11, 2015
Santa Monica, CA : distributed by Lionsgate
1 videodisc (approximately 172 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Emil Glassbourg, Jon Ambrose, Timothy Hedden.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Specs and bonus features subject to change.
What would happen if the Biblical prophecies of the Book of Revelations began to unfold today? Revelations is part Biblical parable, part present day survival story. Through this drama, viewers are placed inside the end of the world, learning the meaning of Revelations by living through it.

Unbreakable machine doll

March 5, 2015
[United States] : Funimation, [2015?]
2 videodiscs (300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced for television in 2013.
DVD disc 1. Episodes 1-7 -- DVD disc 2. Episodes 8-12.
Raishin Akabane and his beautiful companion Yaya enroll at Walpurgis Royal Academy to study machinart: a dangerous blend of magic and technology. Raishin is a puppeteer capable of using magic to power up Yaya, his automaton, for ruthless battles no mere human could survive. In the wrong hands, Yaya is a deadly weapon, but the honorable Raishin, despite his mysterious quest for vengeance, takes no pleasure in killing for sport. Instead, he joins forces with a harem of gorgeous classmates to unmask those responsible for a rash of heinous human experimentation. If new enemies and terrible grades don't spell doom for Raishin, he and Yaya might live long enough to conquer the school where magic meets machine!

Reno 911! The complete first season [videorecording]

March 5, 2015
[United States] : Comedy Central Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount DVD, [2004]
2 videodiscs (ca. 337 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon.
Title from container.
Originally produced for television in 2003.
Pilot -- Fireworks -- Execution ticket -- Clementine's pregnant -- Jones gets suspended -- Help from the FBI -- Wiegel suicide watch -- Clementine gets married -- Garcia's anniversary -- Burning man festival -- Dangle's moving day -- Terrorist training (1) -- Terrorist training (2) -- Halloween.
The complete first season chronicles the adventures of one of the most dysfunctional police forces in America in all their deranged glory! Includes all 14 episodes, plus bonus special features. As seen on Comedy Central.

Reno 911!. The complete second season uncensored! [videorecording]

March 5, 2015
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, 2005.
3 videodiscs (340 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Cedric Yarbrough, Niecey Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon.
Title from container.
Originally produced for television in 2004.
Dangle retire -- Wiegel's new boyfriend -- British law -- Dangle's ex visits -- Religion in Reno -- Fire fighters are jerks -- Not without my mustache -- Security for Kenny Rogers -- More FBI help -- Raineesha X -- Clementine and Garcia are dating -- Undercover drug bust -- President Bush in Reno -- Accidental marriage -- Milkshake man's death -- Investigation concluded.
The antics of the sheriff's department in Reno, Nevada.

Da Vinci's demons. The complete second season

March 5, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2015]
3 videodiscs (548 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tom Riley, Laura Haddock, Blake Ritson, Elliot Cowan, Lara Pulver, James Faulkner, Gregg Chillin, Eros Vlahos, Hera Hilmar, Carolina Guerra, Alexander Sidding.
Special features: The journey begins: season 1 recap; Creating the new world; A closer look; New sets.
Originally on television by Starz in 2014.
Disc 1. The blood of man ; The blood of brothers ; The voyage of the damned ; The ends of the earth -- Disc 2. The sun and the moon ; The rope of the dead ; The vault of heaven ; The fall from heaven -- Disc 3. The enemies of man ; The sins of Daedalus.
Same Genius. New World. Florence is thrown into chaos in the wake of the Pazzi conspiracy and Leonardo da Vinci must push the limits of his mind and body to defend the city against the forces of Rome. When the dust settles, friends are buried and rivalries are enflamed. While the Medicis go to unthinkable lengths to deal with new threats, da Vinci continues on his quest to find the fabled Book of Leaves and uncover the secret history of his mother. He'll come to realize that he has lethal competition in his quest - new enemies who may be even worse than the forces of Pope Sixtus. His search will take him to faraway lands and force him to reevaluate everything he knew about the world and his own personal history.

Breathless [videorecording]

February 27, 2015
[United States] : Granada Ventures Ltd./ITV Studios Global Entertainment : PBS Distribution, [2014]
2 videodiscs (approximately 4.5 hr.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Jack Davenport, Zoe Boyle, Oliver Chris, Shaun Dingwall, Natasha Little, Joanna Page, Catherine Steadman, Iain Glen, Sarah Parish.
Title from disc label.
Follows the lives of a group of doctors and nurses working in a London hospital, a world in which everything and everyone has their place. But underneath this veneer simmers a cauldron of lies and guilty secrets, driven by love, ambition and sex. Breathless opens in 1961, a time when Britain was on the brink of the '60s revolution, abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just available to married women.

Rectify [videorecording]

February 27, 2015
Beverly Hills, CA : Anchor Bay Entertainment, c2013.
2 videodiscs (272 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Luke Kirby, Abigail Spencer, Aden Young, J. Smith Cameron.
Title from disc label.
Release date: Jun. 18, 2013.
Always there -- Sexual peeling -- Modern times -- Plato's cave -- Drip, drip -- Jacob's ladder.
After spending 19 years on Death Row for the rape and murder of his teenage girlfriend, Daniel Holden is going home. His conviction has been vacated due to new DNA evidence, thrusting him back into a world he no longer knows. As he struggles to adapt to his new life, his return will reignite the fears of a small town and threaten to shatter his family's fragile peace. Daniel's alleged crime divided a community. His freedom could tear it in half.

Episodes. The third season

February 25, 2015
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
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
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.


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