New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

April 19, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

A place to call home. Season 6

April 18, 2019
[Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn Media, [2019].
3 videodiscs (approximately 519 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Marta Dusseldorp, Noni Hazelhurst, Brett Climo, Craig Hall, David Berry, Abby Earl, Arianwen Parkes-Lockwood, Sara Wiseman, Frankie J. Holden.
disc 1. For better or worse ; Salt of the Earth ; Darkness and light ; Against the tide -- disc 2. Look not in my eyes ; Staring down the barrel ; New adventures -- disc 3. Autumn affairs ; Life longs for itself ; Reaching home.
In the final season, Sarah Nordmann finally marries wealthy landowner George Bligh. But as Sarah takes her place as lady of Ash Park, George's mother, Elizabeth, feels pushed out of the household. George's son, James, returns from abroad to start a business, while his daughter, Anna, lives in Hawaii with her sister-in-law, hiding a secret from the family. The Bligh's face tragedies, betrayals, and new beginnings that will challenge their relationships and change the courses of their lives.

Escape at Dannemora

April 16, 2019
Los Angeles, CA : Paramount, [2019]
3 videodiscs (443 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Arquette, Bonnie Hunt, Paul Dano.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced in 2018.
Based on the stranger-than-fiction prison break in upstate New York, the story of two convicts who spawned a statewide manhunt and were aided in their escape by a married female prison employee who became involved with both men. It's a bizarre tale filled with twists and turns, yet through it all there's one thing that unites the inmates and citizens, everyone's looking for a way out.

Project blue book. Season 1

April 10, 2019
Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Aidan Gillen, Michael Malarkey, Neal McDonough, Laura Mennell, Ksenia Solo.
Wide screen.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
A top-secret drama series that is based on true, Top Secret investigations into Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs), and related phenomena conducted by the United States Air Force from 1952 to 1969, starring Aidan Gillen and Michael Malarkey.

Dirty John

April 10, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 364 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Connie Britton, Eric Bana, Juno Temple, Julia Garner, Jean Smart, Keiko Agena, Jeff Perry, Kevin Zegers.
Originally released as episodes of a television series in 2018-2019.
disc 1. Approachable dreams ; Red flags and parades ; Remember it was me ; Shrapnel -- disc 2. Lord High Executioner ; One shoe ; Chivalry ; This young woman fought like hell.
Debra Newell has a seemingly perfect life: she's successful, beautiful and lives in one of California's most desirable coastal cities. Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love. So when she finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan she's quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to the dismay of her daughters Terra and Veronica.

LA to Vegas : the complete first season.

April 10, 2019
[Beverly Hills, CA] : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
2 videodiscs (approximately 338 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kim Matula, Ed Weeks, Peter Stormare, Nathan Lee Graham, Olivia MacKlin, Dylan McDermott, Amir Talai.
Wide screen.
Title from disc label.
disc 1. Pilot ; The yips and the dead ; Two and a half pilots ; The affair ; The fellowship of the bear ; #PilotFight ; Things to do in Vegas when you're grounded -- disc 2. Parking lot B ; Overbooked ; Bernard's birthday ; Jack Silver ; Training day ; The dinner party ; Captain Dave's on a roll ; The proposal.
A new comedy about an airline crew and the eccentric passengers who, every weekend, take a roundtrip flight from LA to Las Vegas with one goal in mind, to come back a winner.

The player. Season 1

April 8, 2019
Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Televison, 2017.
2 videodiscs (approximately 383 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Philip Winchester, Wesley Snipes, Charity Wakefield, Damon Gupton.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2015.
Anamorphic wide screen (1.78:1).
Former FBI agent Alex Kane becomes a reluctant player in an age-old secret society's perverse game of chance, where the stakes are measured in criminal acts and human lives. The wealthy members of this anonymous, amoral club place their bets through Mr. Johnson to gamble on the probable outcomes of horrific crimes, and Alex must walk a fine line between right and wrong as he fights to protect innocents from becoming casualties of The Game.

Killjoys. Season four.

April 3, 2019
2 videodiscs (approximately 425 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore, Luke MacFarlane.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
disc 1. The warrior princess bride ; Johnny dangerously ; Bro-d trip ; What to expect when you're expecting... an alien parasite ; Greening pains -- disc 2. Baby, face killer ; O mother, where art thou ; It takes a pillage ; The kids are alright ; Sporemageddon.
Scattered to the far corners of the J galaxy and beyond, our Killjoys find themselves united by the knowledge of the name of their true enemy: The Lady. An immeasurable manifestation of evil without beginning or end, The Lady is making her play and our trio has something she wants, the Hullen Heir. While Dutch is on a journey to face her biggest foe yet, D'av and John are trapped in an elevator in deep space with a pregnant Delle Seyah.

Shameless. The complete ninth season.

April 3, 2019
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
4 videodiscs (780 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum, Jeremy Allen White, Ethan Cutkosky, Shanola Hampton, Steve Howey, Emma Kenney, Cameron Monaghan, Richard Flood, Christian Isaiah.
Wide screen.
Special feature: Unaired scenes.
disc 1. Are you thereShim? It's me, Ian ; Mo white ; Weirdo Gallagher vortex -- disc 2. Do right, vote White ; Black-haired Ginger ; Face it, you're gorgeous ; Down like the Titanic -- disc 3. The apple doesn't fall far from the alibi ; Boooooooooooone! ; Los Diablos ; The hobo games -- disc 4. You'll know the bottom when you hit it ; Lost ; Found.
Political fervor hits the South Side in season 9, as the Gallaghers take justice into their own hands. While Frank sees financial opportunity in giving voice to the underrepresented working man, Fiona tries to build on her real estate success and takes an expensive gamble, Debbie fights for equal pay and Ian faces the consequences of his crimes as the Gay Jesus movement takes a destructive turn.

Ray Donovan. Season six

April 2, 2019
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2019]
4 videodiscs (approximately 638 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan, Dash Mihok, Steven Bauer.
Wide screen.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018
disc 1. Staten Island, part one ; Staten Island, part two ; He be tight, he be mean -- disc 2. Pudge ; Ellis Island ; A girl named Maria -- disc 3. The 1-2-3 ; Who once was dead ; Dream on -- disc 4. Baby ; Never gonna give you up ; The dead.
Ray's ongoing family upheaval has taken an emotional toll, leaving him more vulnerable than ever. LA's preeminent fixer is heading into uncharted territory and will soon discover that some damage cant be controlled.

Stranger things, season 2

April 1, 2019
[Los Gatos, CA] : Netflix, 2018, ©2017.
3 videodiscs (458 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Noah Schnapp, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Sean Astin, Paul Reiser, Matthew Modine, Dacre Montgomery, Cara Buono.
Videodisc release of a series originally made available for online streaming on Netflix in 2017.
Accompanying material varies. Some copies may include 5 behind the scenes photos (color illustrations ; 10 x 18 cm).
Disc 1. Episode 01. MADMAX -- Episode 02. Trick or treat, freak -- Episode 03. The pollywog -- Disc 2. Episode 04. Will the wise -- Episode 05. Dig dug -- Episode 06. The spy -- Disc 3. Episode 07. The lost sister -- Episode 08. The mind flayer -- Episode 9. The gate -- Featurette.
When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl. It's 1984 and the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana are still reeling from the horrors of the demagorgon and the secrets of Hawkins Lab. Will Byers has been rescued from the Upside Down but a bigger, sinister entity still threatens those who survived.

The heart guy. Series 3.

March 29, 2019
[United States] : RLJ Entertainment
3 videodiscs (approximately 473 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Rodger Corser, Hayley McElhinney, Tina Bursill, Steve Bisley, Nicole da Silva.
Wide screen (16x9).
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-7 -- disc 3. Episodes 8-10.
Hugh Knight is a renowned heart surgeon in Sydney, who believes he can live outside the rules. But after an incident involving drugs and alcohol, he is banned from surgery. Forced to work as a local doctor, Hugh retreats to rural Wyhope, his rarely visited hometown, which, he assumes, will be distraction-free. He couldn't be more wrong.

Archer, Danger Island. The complete season nine.

March 29, 2019
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2018]
1 videodisc (approximately 179 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
H. Jon Benjamin, Jessica Walter, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, Amber Nash, Judy Greer.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Special features: Inside look: Making Archer; Crackers' costumed playings.
Strange pilot -- Disheartening situation -- Different modes of preparing the fruit -- A warrior in costume -- Strange doings in the taboo groves -- Some remarks on cannibalism -- Comparative wickedness of civilized and unenlightened people -- A discovery.
The world's sauvest, most irreverent supersleuth is on a quest to find his partner's killer.

The Bletchley circle: San Francisco

March 29, 2019
[London] : BBC, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Crystal Balint, Rachael Stirling, Julie Graham, Chanelle Peloso, Jennifer Spence, Peter Benson, Agape Mngomezulu.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
A pair of British female codebreakers help American cryptographers solve murder cases in San Francisco.

Midnight, Texas. Season two

March 25, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, 2019.
2 videodiscs (approximately 386 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Francois Arnaud, Dylan Bruce, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Jason Lewis, Josh Kelly, Sarah Ramos, Arielle Kebbel.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
disc 1. Head games ; The monster of the week is patriarchy ; To witch hell and back ; I put a spell on you -- disc 2. Drown the sadness in chardonnay ; No more Mr. Nice Kai ; Resting witch face ; Patience is a virtue ; Yasss, Queen.
More thrills and chills in the steamy second season of the supernatural drama. Home to psychics, vampires, witches and other outcasts, the remote town of Midnight is a mysterious safe-haven for those seeking refuge from the outside world. As the town members' bond is stronger than ever, the mysterious arrival of new hotel owners threatens the balance of Midnight.

Victoria. The complete third season

March 20, 2019
[United States] : PBS, 2019.
3 videodiscs (approximately 418 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes, Andrew Bicknell, Peter Bowles, Bebe Cave.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
After ten years on the throne, life as a mother, wife, and Queen has never been more demanding.

My brilliant friend. The complete first season

March 20, 2019
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 464 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alba Rohrwacher, Margherita Mazzucco, Gaia Girace, Elisabetta De Palo.
Title from disc label.
An HBO original series broadcast in 2018.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-8.
A tale of best friends Lila and Elena, which started at the school in the 1950s. As an elderly woman, Elena tries to unravel the mystery of her brilliant friend, who also became her worst enemy.

Animal kingdom. The complete third season.

March 19, 2019
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2019]
3 videodiscs (596 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ellen Barkin, Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson, Jake Weary, Finn Cole, Molly Gordon, Scott Speedman, Carolina Guerra.
Widescreen (16x9, 1.78:1)
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
disc 1. The killing ; In the red ; The center will hold ; Wolves -- disc 2. Prey ; Broke from the box ; Low man ; Incoming ; Libertad -- disc 3. Off the tit ; Jackpot ; Homecoming ; The hyenas.
The Codys are back, and the ties that bind them are about to be stretched to the limit in the third season of this bold, adrenaline-fueled hit drama about a Southern California crime family. Cody clan matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody, takes in estranged grandson Joshua 'J' Cody following his mother's overdose on heroin. In last season's shocking conclusion, second-in-command Baz was shot while on his way to Mexico after framing Smurf for murder.

Episodes. Season 5

March 19, 2019
Hollywood, California : Paramount Pictures
1 videodisc (203 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matt LeBlanc, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig, John Pankow, Kathleen Rose Perkins, Mircea Monroe.
Widescreen (16:9).
Contains 7 episodes on 1 disc.
In the final season of EPISODES, several months have passed and the game show hosted by Matt is now a runaway hit. Unfortunately for Matt, this means his years as an actor are completely forgotten. Sean and Beverly are equally miserable. Sean's loathsome ex-partner is now in charge of their new series, The Opposite of Us, and Sean and Beverly must now endure his utter lack of humor or talent as they watch him slowly destroy their show.-- Container

40 & single. Season 1

March 18, 2019
[Place of publication not identified] : RLJ Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodiscs (5 hr., 34 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Miranda Bailey, Marie Humbert, Luckei E. Lawson, Leon, John Savage, Vanessa Williams, Rama Brew.
Title from disc.
"UMC original series"--Container.
The talented and beautiful Ebaner Temple is the wedding dress designer every couple wants for their big day. But, just as Ebaner is privy to all of the romantic dramas of her many clients, she struggles with her own intimate relationships and a closet full of secrets. To live as a successful, biracial, bisexual woman in a narrow-minded community will take all of her strength and the support of family and friends to keep her life from coming apart at the seams.

Chesapeake Shores. Season three

March 11, 2019
New York, NY : Cinedigm Entertainment
2 videodiscs (447 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Meghan Ory, Barbara Niven, Treat Williams, Diane Ladd, Jesse Metcalfe.
Wide screen.
Based on the novels by Sherryl Woods.
Having returned to Chesapeake Shores shortly after Abby, the O'Briens' once-estranged mother Megan strives to reestablish relationships with Abby and her siblings, though the O'Brien clan primarily looks to its wise grandmother Nell for guidance.

Hold the sunset. [Season 1]

March 11, 2019
London : BBC, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 173 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
John Cleese, Alison Steadman, Jason Watkins.
Title from disc label.
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on television in 2018.
Bubbly -- Birthday -- The marriage counsellor -- The burglary -- Roger the carer -- Old flames.
Edith and Phil are retired and in love. When she finally agrees to marry him, they're all set to move to a place in the sun. But then Edith's son Roger crashes back into their lives. Fifty going on twelve, Roger has had a mid-life breakdown and left his wife, children and job. As Roger and a host of other unwanted visitors cause havoc around their house, Edith and Phil's lives explode into farce.

Genius. The complete second season, Picasso

March 11, 2019
3 videodiscs (approximately 502 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Antonio Banderas, Alex Rich.
Widescreen (1.78:1).
Title from disc label.
disc 1. Chapters 1-3 -- disc 2. Chapters 4-7 -- disc 3. Chapters 8-10.
Genius: Picasso is the second season of National Geographic's first fully scripted drama series. Diving into the life and loves of the brilliant Spanish artist Pablo Picasso (Antonio Banderas), this season showcases Picasso's significant and wide-ranging contribution to modern art. Exploring the Spanish expatriate's devotion to his craft, the series also reveals Picasso's relationships with other well-known personalities of the time, including Coco Chanel, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall and Jean Cocteau. From the younger Picasso (Alex Rich) who rejects academic study and joins a circle of young, struggling bohemian artists and writers in early 20th century Spain and France, to the artist's tumultuous marriages, passionate affairs and ever-shifting political and personal alliances, Genius: Picasso uncovers what sparked Picasso's creative drive and pushed his artistic boundaries leading to his worldwide renown as a genius.


March 8, 2019
[United States] : VSN, [2019]
1 videodisc (177 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kit Harington, Liv Tyler, Edward Holcroft, Derek Riddell, Peter Mullan, Andy Lucas, Luke Neal, Matthew Neal.
Wide screen.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Activist Guy Fawkes and a group of disgruntled, persecuted provincial Catholics conspire to work together to blow up the House of Lords and kill King James I in the early seventeenth century.

Shakespeare & Hathaway : private investigators. Season 1

March 8, 2019
London : BBC, [2019]
2 videodiscs (450 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jo Joyner, Mark Benton, Patrick Walshe McBride, Amber Aga.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
A brave new world -- The chimes at midnight -- This promised end -- This rough magic -- Toil and trouble -- Exit, pursued by a bear -- The fairest show means most deceit -- The chameleon's dish -- The rascal cook -- Ill met by moonlight.
Private Investigator Frank Hathaway has always worked alone, but he isn't doing so well at the moment. Frank is off his game and low on cash - he needs a partner. Enter ex-hairdresser Luella Shakespeare who will turn his world around - he just doesn't know it yet. When the two join forces to investigate the criminals and surprisingly high drama in Stratford-Upon-Avon, the two quickly discover that all is not as peaceful as it seems in their pretty theatre town.

Mrs. Wilson

March 8, 2019
[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2019]
1 videodisc (approximately 170 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ruth Wilson, Keeley Hawes, Iain Glen, Fiona Shaw, Anupam Kher.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast on the PBS network on Masterpiece.
It's 1963, and Alison Wilson returns home to find husband Alexander dead. Soon afterward, a woman arrives at the door, claiming to be Alec's 'real wife.' Alison embarks on a mission of discovery to try and find out who her husband was, but from their wartime romance to a mysterious period in India, it soon becomes clear that Alec died holding his secrets close to his chest.


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