New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

July 27, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Key & Peele. Season 4.

July 26, 2016
[United States] : Comedy Central / Paramount, [2016]
2 videodiscs (229 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Keegan Michael Key, Jordan Peele.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast in 2014.
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele's subversive sketch comedy show is its entirety, from Mr. Garvey's irrepressible rage to every incarnation of the East/West Bowl rivalry to Luther, Obama's anger translator.

Getting on. The complete third season

July 26, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2016]
1 videodisc (approximately 182 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Laurie Metcalf, Alex Borstein, Niecy Nash, Mel Rodriguez, Ann Morgan Guilbert, Mark Harelik.
Widescreen (16:9,1.78:1).
Based on the BBC Television series.
The series takes place in the geriatric wing of a struggling hospital and follows a staff of overworked doctors and nurses and their elderly patients. Though the tone is darkly comic, this critically-acclaimed series addresses very real issues such as death, hopelessness, abusive patients and the things it takes to survive a high-stress work environment. The hospital's care workers do whatever it takes to stay sane while dealing with unruly patients, their children and their bosses.

Key & Peele. Season 5.

July 26, 2016
[United States] : Comedy Central / Paramount, [2016]
2 videodiscs (229 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Keegan Michael Key, Jordan Peele.
Widescreen.
Bonus features: More from Luther, Obama's anger traslator; Outtakes; Poolside interview; Live at the South beach Comedy Festival; Audio commentaries.
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele's subversive sketch comedy show is its entirety, from Mr. Garvey's irrepressible rage to every incarnation of the East/West Bowl rivalry to Luther, Obama's anger translator.

The comeback [videorecording] : [an HBO original series]

July 25, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
4 videodiscs (ca. 653 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Lisa Kudrow.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features include deleted scenes, the featurette Valerie backstage at 'Dancing with the stars', and optional audio commentaries on selected episodes.
disc 1. Episodes 1-7. Pilot ; Valerie triumphs at the Upfronts ; Valerie bonds with the cast ; Valerie stands up for Aunt Sassy ; Valerie demands dignity ; Valerie saves the show ; Valerie gets a very special episode -- disc 2. Episodes 8-13. Valerie relaxes in Palm Springs ; Valerie hangs with the cool kids ; Valerie gets a magazine cover ; Valerie stands out on the red carpet ; Valerie shines under stress ; Valerie does another classic Leno -- disc 3. Episodes 14-17. Valerie makes a pilot ; Valerie tries to get yesterday back ; Valerie is brought to her knees ; Valerie saves the show -- disc 4. Episodes 18-21. Valerie is taken seriously ; Valerie cooks in the desert ; Valerie faces the critics ; Valerie gets what she really wants.
Former television sitcom star Valerie Cherish looks to revive her career by starring in a reality television show.

The blacklist. The complete third season

July 21, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
5 videodiscs (approximately 981 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Harry Lennix, Ryan Eggold.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Title from disc label.
Season Three takes a heart-racing turn when Red and Agent Keen, become fugitives on the run. With Assistant FBI Director Harold Cooper under investigation, Agent Donald Ressler leads the FBI Task Force on the manhunt. As Keen delves deeper into Red's underworld of covert operations, she continues to struggle with self-discovery and her indefinable relationship with Tom. Both Red and Keen are radically challenged personally and professionally.

Louie. Season 5 [videorecording].

July 18, 2016
Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2016]
1 videodisc (ca. 176 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon.
Videodisc release of all eight episodes originally broadcast individually in 2015 as part of the television comedy program's 5th season.
Created by Louis C.K.
Pot luck ; A la carte ; Cop story ; Bobby's house ; Untitled ; Sleepover ; The road. Part 1 ; The road. Part 2.
Continues to follow the everyday work and personal life challenges of Louie, a comedian and single father raising two daughters in New York City.

Bitten : the final season

July 13, 2016
Port Washington, NY : Entertainment One, [2016]
3 videodiscs (approximately 441 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk.
Widescreen.
"Third and final season"--Container.
Elena's father and half-siblings, a family she never knew existed, Season Three will force Elena into a vicious battle against a merciless Pack of Russian werewolves hell bent on destroying her, her family and her Pack. While the first and second seasons brought the real-world tone of Sons of Anarchy and the darker supernatural elements of True Detective, Season Three delves into the theme of duty vs. family also explored in The Americans and Bloodline.

Royal pains. Season eight.

July 13, 2016
Universal City, California : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
2 videodiscs (approximately 339 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty, Brooke D'orsay, Ben Shenkman.
Anamorphic wide screen (1.78:1).
The HankMed team returns for its final season. While Evan and Paige attempt alternative methods to have a baby, Evan juggles HankMed and running the hospital. Meanwhile, Divya contemplates the best location for med school, as Jeremiah finds that research success is more complicated than he anticipated. Hank begins to examine what more is missing from his life when the team no longer needs his leadership.

The 100. The complete third season

July 13, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
4 videodiscs (673 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Devon Bostick.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Special features: All-new featurettes: Arkadia: from wreckage to salvation, Ice nation: brutal and fierce, Wanheda: Clarke's journey, Polis: grounder capital, The 100: 2015 Comic-Con panel and A short-lived victory: unlocking the season 3 finale; Pre-viz stunts; Gag reel; Unaired scenes.
Reunited with the survivors of the space-station Ark that fell to Earth, Clarke Griffin and her band of juvenile delinquents have faced death at every turn: from a world transformed by radiation to the fierce Grounders who somehow managed to survive it, and the double-dealing Mountain Men from the fortified Mount Weather, whose civilized environment masked a horrible secret.

The wonder years. Season 4.

July 13, 2016
©2015
4 videodiscs (approximately 653 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred Savage, Oliva D'abo, Jason Hervey, Dan Lauria, Danica McKellar, Alley Mills, Josh Saviano, Daniel Stern.
Special features: ABC: Teachers that made a difference; Interviews with Fred Savage, Robert Picardo, Ben Stein, Wendel Meldrum.
Originally broadcast on television as individual episodes during the 1990-1991 season.

The wonder years. Season 5.

July 13, 2016
[New York, New York] : Time Life, [2016]
4 videodiscs (approximately 721 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred Savage, Kevin Arnold, Josh Saviano, Danica McKellar, Dan Lauria, Oliva D'abo, Alley Mills, Jason Hervey, Daniel Stern.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 1991-1992.
Bonus features: That's a wrap! Mark B. Perry's farewell set tour; Season 5 featurette: will you love me tomorrow: The Wonder years love stories; exclusive interviews with: Olivia d'Abo (Karen Arnold); David Schwimmer (Michael); nearly three dozen songs as they were featured in the original broadcasts, with classics.
After a brief stint at the lake and equally brief summer romance, Kevin returns home to start school at McKinley High. Between Driver's Ed drama, love triangles, a controversial English teacher, R-rated movie, and an unforgettable double date there's plenty of excitement at McKinley.

Yes, Minister : the complete collection

July 13, 2016
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
4 videodiscs (approximately 613 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, John Nettleton, Edward Jewesbury, Diana Hoddinott, Neil Fitzwilliam.
Originally broadcast by BBC1 1980-1982.
disc 1. Open government ; The official visit ; The economy drive ; Big brother ; The writing on the wall ; The right to know -- disc 2. Jobs for the boys ; The compassionate society ; Doing the honours ; The death list ; The greasy pole ; The devil you know -- disc 3. The quality of life ; The question of loyalty ; Equal opportunities ; The challenge ; The skeleton in the cupboard ; The moral dimension -- disc 4. The bed of nails ; The whisky priest ; The middle-class rip-off ; Bonus features.
The well-meaning Jim Hacker, a newly appointed Cabinet Minister, battles career civil servant Sir Humphrey Appleby.

The magicians. Season one.

July 12, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
4 videodiscs (572 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley.
Widescreen.
Special features: deleted scenes ; gag reel ; The world of The Magicians.
Based on Lev Grossman's New York Times best seller, this centers on Quentin, a brilliant grad student chosen to attend Brakebills University for Magical Pedagogy, a secret upstate New York university specializing in magic. He and his twenty something friends soon discover that the magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real, and poses a grave danger to humanity.

Person of interest. The complete fifth and final season.

July 11, 2016
[Burbank, California] : Warner Home Video, [2016]
3 videodiscs (566 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jim Caviezel, Kevin Chapman, Amy Acker, Sarah Shahi, Michael Emerson.
Widescreen.
Title from disc label.
In season five, the cold war is over. The world around us might look the same, but something has drastically changed. Samaritan's lethal correction has initiated its control. Finch's Machine is essentially dead. Shaw is still missing. And the team is once again hiding in plain sight. But with Samaritan's invisible grip tightening everywhere, will Finch be able to rebuild and resurrect The Machine? And if he does, will it be the same Machine when it comes back online?

Colony. Season one.

July 8, 2016
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2016]
3 videodiscs (approximately 438 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Clarke Wolfe, Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic widescreen (1.78:1).
Set in the very near future, it centers on one family's struggle to survive an occupied Los Angeles, now a dangerous world of divided ideologies. While some choose to collaborate with the occupation and benefit from the new order, others rebel and suffer the consequences. Will Bowman a former FBI agent, and his wife Katie have been separated from their son during the invasion and do whatever is necessary to be reunited.

Slasher. Season one

July 8, 2016
Los Angeles : Shout! Factory, [2016]
2 videodiscs (400 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katie McGrath, Brandon Jay McLaren, Wendy Crewson.
Widescreen.
Follows the plight of a young woman who returns to the small town where she was born, only to find herself the centerpiece in a series of horrifying copycat murders, based on the widely known, grisly killings of her parents. This season serves as the first instalment of an anthology series, where each season exists as a self contained hybrid of the slasher subgenre of horror films and the traditional murder mystery.

iZombie. The complete second season

July 8, 2016
Burbank, CA : distributed by Warner Home Video
4 videodiscs (804 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli, Robert Buckley, David Anders.
Widescreen.
Based on characters created by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred for Vertigo.
The story continues with more brainy adventures. Olivia 'Liv' Moore is a medical resident on the fast track to a perfect life, until she's turned into a zombie. But Live finds her calling, and an endless supply of food, working at the Seattle coroner's office, helping to solve crimes with her "visions." As season two begins, Liv's ex-fiance and love, Major, is reeling from recent events and the knowledge that Liv is a zombie.

Saving Hope. The complete second season.

June 30, 2016
©2013
5 videodiscs (792 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Erica Durance, Daniel Gillies, Kristopher Turner, K.C. Collins.
Title from disc label.
Season Two, Charlie is awake and he's still seeing spirits. This season, Charlie battles to free himself of his connection to the spirit world, as it threatens to destroy his relationship with Alex, his career, and even his life. Meanwhile, the doctors of Hope Zion Hospital, including new Chief of Staff Dr. Joel Goran, continue to solve medical mysteries, perform heroic surgeries, and navigate complicated - and racy - relationships.

Death in paradise. Season four

June 30, 2016
©2015
2 videodiscs (approximately 472 min.) : sound, color ; 12 cm.
Sara Martins, Kris Marshall, Danny John-Jules, Josephine Jobert, Sharon D. Clarke, Don Gilet.
Having now settled into life on the idyllic sun drenched island of Saint Marie, bumbling detective Humphrey Goodman continues to both frustrate and impress his colleagues with his inimitable style of investigation. From a ghostly stabbing during a seance to the confounding drowning of a bride-to-be at her hen party, Humphrey's brilliant puzzle-solving mind is pushed to the limits as he is called upon to crack a whole host of cases. He may be as forgetful, accident-prone and clumsy as ever, but his instinct for working out who the killer is hasn't diminished.

Vicious : the finale

June 30, 2016
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2016]
1 videodisc (pproximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Derek Jacobi, Ian McKellen, Frances De La Tour, Iwan Rheon, Marcia Warren, Philip Voss.
Title from disc label
It returns for an hour-long special series finale, charting a year in the life of our beloved characters. Freddie and Stuart are back, joined as ever by Violet, Ash, Penelope and Mason. In spring, Freddie and Stuart attempt to hide their recently gained inheritance. Violet has financial troubles after her recent divorce and Ash struggles to meet his rent. Signs of Freddie and Stuart's expenditure, soon threatens the pretense as their home is overrun with guests.

Vera. Set 6

June 23, 2016
[Silver Spring, Maryland] : Acorn, [2016]
4 videodiscs (approximately 370 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison, Kenny Doughty, Cush Jumbo, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Riley Jones.
Widescreen 16:9.
Based on the novels by Ann Cleeves.
disc 1. Dark road -- disc 2. Tuesday's child -- disc 3. The moth catcher -- disc 4. The sea glass.
Includes four all-new, feature-length mysteries. From the death of a woman found on the Northumberland cliffs to the body of a fisherman pulled out of the sea, these cases prove to be some of the most difficult and emotional in Vera's career.

DCI Banks. Season four

June 22, 2016
New York : BBC Worldwide, [2015].
2 videodisc (approximately 270 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Stephen Tompkinson, Andrea Lowe, Caroline Catz.
Title from disc surface.
Based on the novels by Peter Robinson.
disc 1. What will survive ; Buried -- disc 2. Ghosts.
Stephen Tompkinson returns as Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks in three more gripping crime stories.

House of cards. The complete fourth season.

June 21, 2016
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]
4 videodiscs (approximately 646 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Jimmi Simpson, Rachel Brosnahan, Elizabeth Marvel, Monica Sanchez.
Widescreen (2.00:1).
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
They've always been a great team. But now, Frank and Claire become even greater adversaries as their marriage stumbles and their ambitions are at odds.

Workaholics. Season six

June 15, 2016
Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2016]
2 videodiscs (210 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, Anders Holm.
Widescreen.
Special features: Deleted scenes ; bloopers ; audio commentary.
Adam, Blake, and Ders are back with another outrageous season of the wildest, boldest episodes yet.

Janet King. Series 1 : the enemy within

June 15, 2016
[Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn, [2016]
3 videodiscs (approximately 474 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Marta Dusseldorp.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast as season 1 in 2014.
Janet King, a senior crown prosecutor, returns to work after maternity leave to find her workplace even more demanding than when she left. She quickly becomes involved in a high-profile and controversial case, and makes several enemies in her search for the truth.

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