New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

December 4, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

London kills. Series 2

December 3, 2019
[Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn, [2019]
2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hugo Speer, Sharon Small, Bailey Patrick, Tori Allen-Martin.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-5.
The elite murder squad returns. As the detectives solve each case (skeletal remains dug up in the garden, the brutal murder of a pub landlord, a teenage au pair found dead, the double-shooting of a father and son), there's one mystery Detective Inspector David Bradford can't unravel. Where is his wife Sarah? As the other detectives investigate why David is lying to them about the night Sarah disappeared, they begin to think the unthinkable: did the Detective Inspector murder his wife?

Game of thrones. The complete eighth season

December 3, 2019
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2019]
4 videodiscs (approximately 425 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Liam Cunningham.
Special features: When Winter Falls; Duty is the Death of Love; Audio commentaries featuring cast and crew; Game of Thrones: the Last Watch; 5 Deleted scenes.
Based on A song of ice and fire by George R.R. Martin.
disc 1. Winterfell ; A knight of the Seven Kingdoms -- disc 2. The long night -- disc 3. The last of the Starks ; The bells -- disc 4. Iron Throne.
"With the Army of the Dead--led by the Night King, his White Walkers and an undead dragon--bearing down on Jon and Dany and their combined forces, a denouement eight seasons in the making will be reached, answering a myriad of questions surrounding the fate of the series' protagonists. Meanwhile, Jon's true identity promises to undermine Dany's claim to the Iron Throne...and, or course, Cersei has a devious strategy of her own."--Container.

Father Brown. Season seven

December 3, 2019
London : BBC, [2019]
2 videodiscs (450 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mark Williams, Sorcha Cusack.
Title from disc label.
Based on the character by G.K. Chesterton.
disc 1. Episodes 1-5 -- disc 2. Episodes 6-10.
"Never underestimate a bicycling priest. Step back in time to the sleepy 1950s English Cotswolds, where Father Brown continues to tend his flock and catch criminals with compassion, intuition, psychology and wit. You'll wonder: who would kill an opera diva, a church bell ringer, or the owner of a medieval whistle? Why poison a gardener or blackmail a lord? When someone steals Lady Felicia's jewels, should Father Brown ask a brilliant thief to help recover them? And how on earth will parish secretary Mrs. McCarthy and Bunty find Father Brown and Inspector Mallory after the two men go missing?"--Container.

Line of duty. Series 5

November 27, 2019
[Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn Media, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 389 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Stephen Graham, Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar, Maya Sondhi, Rochenda Sandall, Aiysha Hart, Tony Pitts, Sian Reese-Williams, Susan Vidler, Polly Walker, Ace Bhatti, Elizabeth Rider, Andrea Irvine, Taj Atwal, Anna Maxwell Martin.
Wide screen (16:9 ).
Title from disc label.
Series follows anti-corruption unit 12 (AC-12) as they investigate fellow police officers accused of corruption. In series five, Stephen Graham stars as John Corbett, the ruthless leader of an organized crime group who hijacks a seized drugs transport. AC-12 investigators suspect corrupt police officers of leaking information. As the body count rises, AC-12 realize they're facing their most vicious adversary yet.

The handmaid's tale. Season three

November 21, 2019
©2019
4 videodiscs (659 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Elisabeth Moss, Yvonne Strahovski, Joseph Fiennes, Alexis Bledel, Amanda Brugel, O-T Fagbenle, Max Minghella, Samira Wiley, Ann Dowd, Madeline Brewer, Bradley Whitford.
Widescreen.
Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood.
disc 1. Night ; Mary and Martha ; Watch out ; God bless the child -- disc 2. Unknown caller ; Household ; Under his eye ; Unfit -- disc 3. Heroic ; Bear witness ; Liars -- disc 4. Sacrifice ; Mayday.
Handmaid June finds herself once again in resistance to the dystopian regime of Gilead after opting not to flee to Canada with her baby at the end of the second season. Now, she will struggle to strike back against the regime despite overwhelming odds. This season there are startling reunions, betrayals and a journey to the terrifying heart of Gilead that will force all of the characters to take a stand, guided by one defiant prayer: Blessed be the fight.

Queens of mystery. [Series 1]

November 14, 2019
©2019
3 videodiscs (284 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Julie Graham, Siobhan Redmond, Sarah Woodward, Olivia Vinall, Juliet Stevenson.
Title from container.
disc 1. Episodes 1-2 ; Bonus behind-the-scenes featurette (37 min.) -- disc 2. Episodes 3-4 ; Bonus behind-the-scenes featurette (12 min.) -- Disc 3. Episodes 5-6 ; Bonus behind-the-scenes featurette (12 min.) ; Easter eggs (10 min.).
"Follows the adventures of newly promoted Detective Sergeant Matilda Stone and her three crime-writing aunts as they solve murders in the picturesque English region of Wildemarsh. Though Matilda's strict boss warns her that homicides are police-only matters, her aunts can't help but offer their expertise, as well as unsolicited dating advice. As Matilda contends with a novelist killed during a blackout at an awards ceremony, an aging rock star strangled before her band's reunion tour, and an actor killed onstage, the one case she can't seem to crack is the unexplained disappearance of her mother more than 20 years ago."--Container.

Catch-22

November 14, 2019
[Los Angeles, CA] : Paramount, [2019]
2 videodiscs (267 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher Abbott, Kyle Chandler, Daniel David Stewart, Rafi Gavron, Graham Patrick Martin, Kevin J. O'connor, Austin Stowell, George Clooney, Giancarlo Giannini, Hugh Laurie, Pico Alexander.
Title from disc label.
Contains six episodes of the television mini-series.
Based on the acclaimed Joseph Heller novel, the film follows the adventures and misadventures of a US air squadron in Italy in World War II.

Mr Inbetween. The complete first season

November 14, 2019
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2019]
1 videodisc (145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Scott Ryan, Jutin Rosniak, Brooke Satchwell, Nicholas Cassim, Chika Yasumura, Damon Herriman, Natalie Tran, Jackson Tozer.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
Juggling a new relationship, parental responsibilities, friendship, and a sick brother while earning a living would be difficult for anyone, but it's particularly tricky as a hitman. Ray Shoesmith (Scott Ryan) takes care of people, collecting debts, relieving them of drugs and guns, and often taking care of them permanently. Ray demands respect and does not tolerate anyone who doesn't live up to his very strong and very clear code of ethics. The few he trusts, he'll do anything for.

Bronx SIU. Season 2

November 14, 2019
[United States] : RLJE Films, [2019]
2 videodiscs (232 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Brian White, Denise Boutte, Shanti Lowry, Khaleel Kain.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
When lead detective Jimmy Blue is shot and gravely injured, his elite team of investigators deal with it the only way they know how. They tackle the toughest cases New York City has to offer. From gang murders and serial killers to organized crim, no case is too demanding or too shocking for the hardened cops of SIU. But bad blood and personal history that won't stay buried keep coming back to haunt the team, and every good cop has something to hide.

Cobra kai. Season 1.

November 14, 2019
©2019
2 videodiscs (295 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler, Xolo Mariduena, Tanner Buchanan, Mary Mouser, Martin Kove.
Title from disc label.
"The Karate kid saga continues."
Thirty years after their final clash at the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, Johnny Lawrence is at his lowest point as a jobless handyman haunted by his wasted life. When he rescues a bullied kid from bullies, he is inspired to resurrect the notorious Cobra Kai dojo. It also resurrects his old rivalry with Daniel LaRousso. Daniel is a successful businessman who may be happily married but is missing an essential balance in life since the death of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi.

Doctor Who. The macra terror

November 14, 2019
London : BBC, [2019]
2 videodiscs (92 min.) : sound, color & black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Craze, Patrick Troughton, Anneke Wills.
Title from disc label.
Special features: Audio commentary; Episode reconstructions; Bonus mini-episode; Animation test; Animatic; Animation gallery; Teaser trailer; and more.
In this lost episode of the classic series recreated with animation, The Doctor and his companions discover a menacing secret at a seemingly happy Earth colony.

Cobra kai. Season 2.

November 14, 2019
©2019
2 videodiscs (296 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ralph MacChio, William Zabka, Courtney Henggeler, Xolo Mariduena, Tanner Buchanan, Mary Mouser, Martin Kove.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features: fists & fury: fight choreography; into the dojo: the characters; Easter eggs!; bonus scenes; gag reel; making faces & stingray reels.
Thirty years after their final clash at the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, Johnny Lawrence is at his lowest point as a jobless handyman haunted by his wasted life. When he rescues a bullied kid from bullies, he is inspired to resurrect the notorious Cobra Kai dojo. It also resurrects his old rivalry with Daniel LaRousso. Daniel is a successful businessman who may be happily married but is missing an essential balance in life since the death of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi.

NOS4A2. Season one.

November 13, 2019
©2019
3 videodiscs (466 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ashleigh Cummings, Zachary Quinto, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Jahkara Smith, Ebon Moss-bachrach.
Title from disc label.
Based on the book by Joe Hill.
Charlie Manx, a seductive immortal who feeds off the souls of children, has his whole world threatened when a young woman in New England discovers she has a dangerous gift.

Crazy ex-girlfriend. Season 4

November 8, 2019
[Place of publication not identified] : CBS Studios, [2019]
4 videodiscs (749 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rachel Bloom, Donna Lynne Champlin, Vincent Rodriguez Iii, Pete Gardner, Vella Lovell, Gabrielle Ruiz.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
disc 1. I want to be here ; I am ashamed ; I'm on my own path ; I'm making up for lost time -- disc 2. I'm so happy for you ; I see you ; I will help you ; I'm not the person I used to be ; I need some balance -- disc 3. I can work with you ; I'm almost over you ; I need a break ; I have to get out ; I'm finding my bliss -- disc 4. I need to find my frenemy ; I have a date tonight ; I'm in love ; Yes, it's really us singing: the Crazy ex-girlfriend concert special.
This year, Rebecca is, in some ways, like a baby chick that's about to tumble out of the nest. In other ways, she's that friend who is searching for enlightenment, and there can't stop yammering about it. As always, Rebecca's actions have unintended consequences for her West Covina friends: Nathaniel feels betrayed by her, Josh is taken aback by her, and Darryl is parenting her baby. Paula,Heather and Valencia remain staunchly by Rebecca's side, but they're busy finding their own identities.

Letterkenny. Seasons 1 & 2

November 8, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 5 hr., 31 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jared Keeso, Nathan Dales, Michelle Mylett, K. Trevor Wilson, Dylan Playfair.
Features: bonus episode "St. Perfect's Day."
Dolby digital 5.1, anamorphic wide screen 1.78:1.
disc 1. Ain't no reason to get excited ; Super soft birthday ; Fartbook ; Wingman Wayne ; Rave ; A fuss in the back bush -- disc 2. A fuss at the AG Hall ; The election ; Relationships ; The native flu ; Uncle Eddie's trust ; Finding Stormy a stud.
Follows the lives of the residents of a small town in Canada.

Star Trek: Discovery. Season two.

November 7, 2019
[Hollywood, CA] : Paramount Home Entertainment, 2019.
4 videodiscs (approximately 710 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp, Mary Wiseman, Shazad Latif, Anson Mount, Michelle Yeoh, Ethan Peck, Wilson Cruz.
Title from disc label.
disc 1. Brother ; New Eden ; Point of light ; An obol for Charon -- disc 2. Saints of imperfection ; The sound of thunder ; Light and shadows ; If memory serves --disc 3. Project Daedalus ; The red angel ; Perpetual infinity ; Through the valley of shadows -- disc 4. Such sweet sorrow ; Such sweet sorrow, part 2.
After answering a distress signal from the U.S.S. Enterprise, the U.S.S. Discovery welcomes aboard Captain Christopher Pike and begins a new mission to investigate the meaning behind seven mysterious red signals. Michael Burnham grapples with her past growing up on Vulcan with her foster parents and brother Spock.

The Kominsky method. The complete first season

November 7, 2019
[Burbank, CA] : Warner Bros., [2019]
1 videodisc (207 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin, Sarah Baker, Graham Rogers, Emily Osment, Lisa Edelstein, Susan Sullivan.
Title from disc label.
An aging actor, who once enjoyed a taste of fame, earns a living as an acting coach.

Big bang theory. The twelfth and final season.

November 7, 2019
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2019]
3 videodiscs (483 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch, Katey Sagal, Jack McBrayer, Christine Baranski, Judd Hirsch.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018-2019.
disc 1. The conjugal configuration ; The wedding gift wormhole ; The procreation calculation ; The Tam turbulence ; The planetarium collision ; The imitation perturbation ; The grant allocation derivation ; The consummation deviation -- disc 2. The citation negation ; The VCR illumination ; The paintball scattering ; The propagation proposition ; The confirmation polarization ; The meteorite manifestation ; The donation oscillation ; The D & D vortex --disc 3. The conference valuation ; The laureate accumulation ; The inspiration deprivation ; The decision reverberation ; The plagiarism schism ; The maternal conclusion ; The change constant ; The Stockholm syndrome.
Despite their on-again, off-again relationship in the past, Leonard and Penny have finally gotten married. Even Sheldon has found a female companion, entering into a 'relationship agreement' with neurobiologist Amy Farrah Fowler, and he recently took their relationship to the next level by marrying her after a long courtship. Will their equation for marital bliss alter the chemistry between these two beautiful minds? Quantum comedy converges in the twelfth dimension!

A discovery of witches. [Series 1]

November 6, 2019
©2019
2 videodiscs (approximately 355 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matthew Goode, Teresa Palmer, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska, Gregg Chillin, Sorcha Cusack, Daniel Ezra, Trystan Gravelle, Aiysha Hart, Elarica Johnson, Aisling Loftus, Greg McHugh, Tanya Moodie, Sophie Myles, Owen Teale, Alex Kingston, Valarie Pettiford, Lindsay Duncan, Trevor Eve.
Wide screen (1.78:1)
Based on the All souls trilogy by Deborah Harkness.
When Diana Bishop, historian and witch, calls up an ancient, bewitched manuscript from Oxford's Bodleian Library, she knows she must solve its mysteries. She is offered help by the enigmatic Matthew Clairmont, but he's a vampire, and witches should never trust vampires.

Warrior. The complete first season.

November 6, 2019
©2019
3 videodiscs (485 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng, Jason Tobin, Joanna Vanderham, Dianne Doan, Kieran Bew, Dean Jagger, Tom Weston-Jones, Hoon Lee, Langley Kirkwood, Christian Mckay.
Widescreen.
Bonus feature: inside "Warrior" -- up-close look at each episode.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 ; disc 2. Episodes 4-6 ; disc 3. Episodes 7-10.
Set in the ruthless world of San Francisco in the late 1800s, rival Chinatown crime families are pitted against each other, against the police, and against an overtly racist white working class.

Castlevania. Season two

November 6, 2019
©2019
2 videodiscs (approximately 192 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Richard Armitage, James Callis, Graham McTavish, Alejandra Reynoso.
Wide screen (16x9).
"Based on the video game series by Konami."
Dracula's war against humanity rages on! After gathering his generals from around the world, a growing unrest in the world of vampires has become clear and it may be Dracula's human allies, Hector and Isaac, that tip the balance of power amongst the undead. But Trevor, Sypha and Alucard are taking dangerous steps to counter the coming war. The question is, can they survive their gambit.

Good omens

November 6, 2019
[London] : BBC Worldwide, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 326 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
David Tennant, Michael Sheen, Adria Arjona, Miranda Richardson, Michael McKean, Jack Whitehall, Nick Offerman, Mireille Enos, Benedict Cumberbatch, Sam Taylor Buck, Jon Hamm, Daniel Mays, Sian Brooke.
Special features: Page to screen; Aziraphale's world; Bookshop tour; Crowley's world; Deleted scenes; Storyboard gallery; Concept art gallery; Costume design gallery; Queen music compilation; Good Omens VFX reel; Audio commentaries (all episodes); Good Omens trailer; The characters of Good Omens; The world of Good Omens.
Based on the book by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
Disc one. In the beginning ; The book ; Hard times -- Disc two. Saturday morning funtime ; The doomsday option ; The very last day of the rest of their lives.
In the beginning and eleven years ago, two immortal beings decide that it might not be time to start an Apocalypse. Having followed the wrong boy for years, Aziraphale and Crowley must now try to locate the whereabouts of the real Antichrist. Perhaps the story of Agnes Nutter and her famous prophecies will hold the answer?

Legit. Season 2

November 6, 2019
Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox, [2014]
2 videodiscs (approximately 286 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jim Jefferies, Dan Bakkedahl, DJ Qualls.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Contains all 13 episodes of season two.
Disc two. Afghanistan ; Homeless ; Licked ; Weekend ; Intervention ; Sober ; Honesty.
Australian Jim Jefferies stars as an edgy, foul-mouthed stand-up comic living in Los Angeles, struggling to make his life and career more 'legit'. Joined by his neurotic best friend and roommate, Steve, and Steve's wheelchair-bound brother, Billy, Jim takes comedy to a whole new level, whether it's visiting a Las Vegas brothel, partying with the mentally-challenged or trying to pick up women at a gay bar.

Poldark. The complete fifth season

October 25, 2019
[United States] : PBS, [2019]
3 videodiscs (440 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Ellise Chappell, Tim Dutton, Beatie Edney, Jack Farthing.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novels by Winston Graham.
It is a new century and with it comes the promise of a hopeful future, but the past casts a long shadow over Cornwall. Following the death of Elizabeth, Ross Poldark resolves to put Westminster behind him and spend more time with the people he loves. However, when an old friend emerges with a plea for help, Ross is compelled to challenge the establishment again.

American dad!. Vol. 14.

October 25, 2019
©2019
3 videodiscs (462 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program 2017-2019.
Disc one: Santa, Schmanta -- PARANOID_FRANDROID -- The census of the lambs -- Shell game -- The mural of the story -- (You gotta) Strike for your right -- Klaustastrophe.tv. Disc two: Death by dinner party -- The never-ending stories -- Railroaded -- My purity ball and chain -- OreTron Trail -- Mean Francine -- One-woman swole -- Flavortown. Disc three: Persona assistant -- The legend of Old Ulysses -- Twinanigans -- Top of the Steve -- Funnyish games -- Fleabiscuit -- The furture is Borax.
Stan Smith leads the all-American family in this animated sitcom. Everyday life is taken to the limit as Stan applies the same drastic measures used in his job at the CIA to his home life. Driven by machismo and the American dream, he often is blind to how horribly he fails at his attempts.

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