New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

June 18, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Agatha Christie's criminal games

June 17, 2019
[United States] : MHZ Networks Home Entertainment, [2017]
3 videodiscs (554 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Samuel Labarthe, Blandine Bellavoir, Elodie Frenck, Dominique Thomas.
Wide screen.
Produced by Escazal Films with the participation of TV5 Monde and Groupe France Télévisions.
disc 1. Sparkling cyanide ; Dumb witness -- disc 2. Why not Martin? ; Murder at the Kermesse -- disc 3. Cards on the table ; Crime does not pay.
Agatha Christie's world famous mysteries are delightfully adapted in a new series of French TV movies, sexy, witty and definitely addictive! Set in the 1950s, these iconic stories introduce new investigators in classic Christie style. Chief Inspector Laurence, a man of class and refined taste, and the young ambitious journalist Alice Avril, along with Laurence's ever loyal secretary, Marlene. Enjoy Agatha Christie mysteries with a decidedly French twist.

Will & Grace, the revival. Season two.

June 14, 2019
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 386 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes.
Special features: Deleted scenes; gag reel.
Anamorphic wide screen (1.78:1).
Will, Grace, Jack and Karen continue to try to navigate life as they get older -- sex, relationships, alimony, grandparenthood -- all of which take on hilarious and unexpected dimensions.

Rake. Series 1

June 14, 2019
[Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn Media, [2017]
3 videodiscs (approximately 450 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Adrienne Pickering, Russell Dykstra, Danielle Cormack, Caroline Brazier, Geoff Morrell.
Wide screen.
Originally broadcast in 2011.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 --disc 2. Episodes 4-6 -- disc 3. Episodes 7-8.
On any single day, Cleaver Greene is described as many things: to jurors he is hilarious, but to must judges he is an outrage. To the tax office, he is a defendant; to a certain brothel owner, a legend; and to his former cocaine dealer, a tragic loss. His favorite clients are those that appear to be hopelessly guilty. Despite his faults, Greene's wit and charm have won him hordes of female admirers over the years.

Rake. Series 3

June 14, 2019
3 videodiscs (approximately 463 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Adrienne Pickering, Russell Dykstra, Danielle Cormack, Caroline Brazier, Kate Box, Keegan Joyce, Robyn Malcolm, Damien Garvey.
Wide screen.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2014.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 --disc 2. Episodes 4-6 -- disc 3. Episodes 7-8.
Cleaver languishes in jail, facing the consequences of his crimes and misbehaviors, while he awaits the outcome of his appeal. When the conviction is quashed at last, he discovers his world has grown even more chaotic in his absence. The proliferation of Royal Commissions, inquiries and corruption trials requires so many barristers, even Cleaver can find work. Of course, Cleaver being Cleaver, he finds himself at the heart of a billion dollar criminal, political and moral dilemma.

Rake. Series 4

June 14, 2019
3 videodiscs (approximately 461 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Adrienne Pickering, Russell Dykstra, Danielle Cormack, Caroline Brazier, Kate Box, Keegan Joyce, Damien Garvey.
Wide screen.
Bonus features: Behind-the-scenes featurette.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-6 -- disc 3. Episodes 7-8.
Smart but self-destructive lawyer Cleaver Greene faces new challenges to his career and his personal life. Last seen dangling from a runway hot air balloon, Cleaver crashes into the window of wanted criminal Edgar Thompson. Forced out of hiding, Edgar stirs up a huge corruption scandal involving most of the politicians in Sydney, and vows revenge on Cleaver.

South park. The complete twenty-second season

June 13, 2019
Hollywood, California : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodiscs (223 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Voices: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, April Stewart, Mona Marshall, Adrien Beard, Lex Lang.
Bonus features: Mini-commentaries by the creators on all episodes; deleted scenes.
All ten episodes from South Park's incredible 22nd season are packed into this exclusive two-disc set. Join Cartman, Kenny, Stan, and Kyle as they have a memorable Halloween, get super cereal with Al Gore, and try to win the top prize in the town's bike parade. For them, it's all part of growing up in South Park!

I am the night

June 13, 2019
2 videodiscs (264 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Chris Pine, Leland Orser, India Eisley, Yul Vazquez, Connie Nielsen, Golden Brooks.
Wide screen.
Inspired by true events, this is the story of Fauna Hodel, a teenage girl who was given away at birth. Fauna lives with the mysteries of her origin, until one day she makes a discovery that leads her to question everything. As Fauna begins to investigate, she meets a ruined reporter, and together they follow a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Los Angeles gynecologist, a man involved in some of Hollywood's darkest debauchery, and possibly, its most infamous unsolved crime.

Magnum P.I. Season one

June 13, 2019
[Hollywood, CA] : Paramount, [2019]
5 videodiscs (approximately 840 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Zachary Knighton, Stephen Hill, Amy Hill, Tim Kang.
Special features: Aloha Magnum! ; Launch promos ; Rising of the sun, season 1 ; Scoring ; Kumu & Katsumoto ; Watch! magazine shoot with Jay Hernandez ; gag reel ; deleted & extended scenes on select episodes.
disc 1. I saw the sun rise ; From the head down ; The woman who never died ; Six paintings, one frame -- disc 2. Sudden death ; Death is only temporary ; The cat who cried wolf ; Die he said -- disc 3. The ties that bind ; Bad day to be a hero ; Day of the viper ; Winner takes all -- disc 4. Nowhere to hide ; I, the deceased ; Day the past came back ; Murder is never quiet -- disc 5. Black is the widow ; A kiss before dying ; Blood in the water ; The day it all came togehter.
A modern take on the classic series centering on Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator.

Orange is the new black. Season six

June 13, 2019
4 videodiscs (approximately 774 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Taylor Schilling, Natasha Lyonne, Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Jackie Cruz, Laura Gómez, Selenis Leyva, Taryn Manning, Adrienne C. Moore, Matt Peters, Jessica Pimentel, Dascha Polanco, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Nick Sandow, Dale Soules, Yael Stone, Kate Mulgrew, Laura Prepon, Lea Delaria, Michael J. Harney.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Based on the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman.
disc 1. Who knows better than I ; Sh*tstorm coming ; Look out for number one ; I'm the talking ass -- disc 2. Mischief mischief ; State of the uterus ; Changing winds -- disc 3. Gordons ; Break the string ; Chocolate chip nookie -- disc 4. Well this took a dark turn ; Double trouble ; Be free.
Picking up one week after the emergency response team stormed Litchfield Penitentiary, the ladies of Litch have been torn apart, literally and figuratively, as they enter a new facility. Now newbies starting at the bottom, they must navigate new rules and power dynamics while getting hazed by inmates and tortured by guards.

Killing Eve. Season two

June 10, 2019
[United States] : BBC, 2019.
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, Sean Delaney, Fiona Shaw, Kim Bodnia, Owen McDonnell.
Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings.
Season two begins 30 seconds after the final episode of the first season, Eve is reeling, and Villanelle has disappeared. Eve has no idea if the woman she stabbed is alive or dead, and now both of them are in deep trouble. Eve has to find Villanelle before someone else does, but unfortunately, she's not the only person looking for her.

Endeavour. The complete sixth season

June 7, 2019
[United States] : PBS, 2019.
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Shaun Evans, Roger Allam, James Bradshaw, Anton Lesser, Sean Rigby, Caroline O'Neill, Sara Vickers.
Widescreen (aspect ratio 16x9)
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
disc 1. Pylon ; Apollo -- disc 2. Confection ; Degüello.
It's 1969, and things have taken a darker turn for the old Cowley team. With the gang now scattered across Oxfordshire, it takes a series of brutal crimes to reunite them. Now joined by former adversary DCI Ronnie Box and his sidekick DS Alan Jago, the gang must battle crime and corruption to finally solve their greatest challenge, which is to find the truth behind George Fancy's death.

Blood. [Series 1]

May 31, 2019
Bethesda, MD : RLJ Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodiscs (288 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Adrian Dunbar, Carolina Main, Grainner Keenan, Diarmuid Noyes, Ingrid Craigie, Cillian O Gairbhi, Shereen Martin, Sean Duggan.
Special features: Cast and crew interviews; behind-the-scenes featurette.
Cat Hogan is forced to confront her past when the sudden 'accidental' death of her mother, Mary, draws her back to the family she has spent the last ten years trying to avoid. Now, this uncomfortable reunion awakens sinister demons from the past and shines a suspicious light on her mother's death. However much she wants to believe her death was innocent, her suspicions start to mount against her father when she begins to notice discrepancies in his stories.

Delicious. Series 3

May 31, 2019
[United States] : RLJ Entertainment
1 videodisc (approximately 185 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dawn French, Iain Glen, Emilia Fox, Tanya Reynolds, Ruairí O'Connor, Franco Nero, Sheila Hancock.
Wide screen.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2017 and 2018.
It's been almost a year since the sudden death of philandering chef Leo Vincent, but his presence at the Penrose Hotel is more palpable than ever. His ex-wife, Gina, and widow, Sam, have the business, but they continue to have professional and personal disagreements.

The Venture Bros. Season 7.

May 31, 2019
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video., [2019]
2 videodiscs (220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher McCulloch, James Urbaniak, Doc Hammer, Michael Sinterniklaas, Patrick Warburton.
Title from disc surface.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
"Jonny Quest" gets an irreverent but affectionate spoofing in this animated series chronicling the sometimes hair-raising adventures of Hank and Dean Venture, the not-especially-bright twin sons of pill-popping "super-scientist" Dr. Thaddeus "Rusty" Venture. Luckily (for the most part), their safety is overseen by a security guard who uses his license to kill every chance he gets.

Doctor Who : the animation collection.

May 31, 2019
[London] : BBC Studios, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 447 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard E. Grant, Tom Baker, Patrick Troughton, David Tennant.
Wide screen.
disc 1. Shada ; Dreamland ; The infinite quest -- disc 2. Scream of the Shalka ; The power of the Daleks.
Spectacular color animation and technological wizardry bring viewers a load of thrills in five brilliant Doctor Who releases. Decades after a strike stopped production of Shada with Fourth Doctor Tom Baker, animation filled the gaps and solved the mystery of the prison planet. By following the original soundtrack of the lost episode The Power of the Daleks with Second Doctor Patrick Troughton, master animators recreated the Doctor's first regeneration.

Lost in space. The complete first season.

May 31, 2019
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox, [2019]
4 videodiscs (approximately 551 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Molly Parker, Toby Stephens, Maxwell Jenkins.
Widescreen (2.00:1)
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
disc 1. Impact ; Diamonds in the sky ; Infestation -- disc 2. The Robinsons were here ; Transmission ; Eulogy -- disc 3. Pressurized ; Trajectory ; Resurrection -- disc 4. Danger, Will Robinson ; Special features.
Set thirty years in the future, this epic reimagining of the original family space adventure finds the Robinsons torn off course en route to what they hoped would be a fresh start on a distant space colony. Against all odds, but with endless hope and extensive training, the family bands together to survive on a dangerous alien planet.

Rake. Series 5

May 31, 2019
3 videodiscs (ca. 467 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Richard Roxburgh, Matt Day, Adrienne Pickering, Caroline Brazier, Kate Box, Keegan Joyce, Damien Garvey.
Title from disc.
Bonus feature: behind-the-scenes featurette.
Greene v the world -- Greene v the United States -- Evans v Greene -- Gold & Greene v Red -- Greene v Diaries -- Greene v the Unflushables -- Greene v Midwinter -- Green v the reckoning.
The final season tackles the contentious world of politics, with disbarred lawyer Cleaver Greene having won an Australian Senate seat on a campaign promise to do nothing. But even Cleaver's low expectations fall short, as he contends with a right-wing nemesis, a noxious gas attack believed to be the work of terrorists, and a disastrous visit from the US defense secretary. Can Cleaver outmaneuver his cutthroat colleagues, or will his self-destructive behavior destroy his budding new career?

Jack Ryan. Season one.

May 30, 2019
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, [2019]
3 videodiscs (399 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Abbie Cornish, John Krasinski, Wendell Pierce, Dina Shihabi, Ali Suliman.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
disc 1. Pilot ; French connection -- disc 2. The wolf ; End of honor ; Sources and methods -- disc 3. The boy ; Inshallah.
When CIA analyst Jack Ryan stumbles upon a suspicious series of bank transfers his search for answers pulls him from the safety of his desk job and catapults him into a deadly game of cat and mouse throughout Europe and the Middle East, with a rising terrorist figurehead preparing for a massive attack against the US and her allies.

Power. The complete fifth season

May 23, 2019
3 videodiscs (approximately 592 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Omari Hardwick, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora, Shane Johnson, Lela Loren, Rotimi, Michael Rainey Jr., 50 Cent, La La Anthony, Jerry Ferrara, William Sadler, Sung Kang, Larenz Tate, Matt Cedeno.
Title from disc label.
As Ghost mourns his daughter's death, he searches for vengeance and throws himself into his work, reaching new professional heights. But his quest for blood threatens to dismantle his legitimate legacy. He's blind to new enemies, and as the feds grow closer to unmasking his true identity. Ghost must remain vigilant toward those wanting to take him down for his past criminal enterprises.

Finding joy

May 23, 2019
[United States] : RLJ Entertainment
1 videodisc (approximately 156 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Amy Huberman, Aisling Bea, Lochlann O'Mearain.
Routine-loving Joy is having a tough time after a messy breakup with her live-in boyfriend, Aidan. Then a promotion forces her to step out of her comfort zone as she replaces her network's star vlogger. The job sends Joy to unusual places where people find bliss: wrestling matches, wellness retreats, hot yoga, and more, all while filming her discomfort. But despite the new gig and help from her free-spirited roommate, Joy can't seem to get over Aidan.

The simple heist. Series 1

May 23, 2019
[United States] : RLJ Entertainment
2 videodiscs (approximately 276 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sissela Kyle, Lotta Tejle, Tomas Von Brömssen, Ralph Carlsson, Kristin Andersson, Peter Carlberg, David Wiberg.
Title from disc surface.
Based on the book by Tomas Arvidsson.
The plan -- Casing the bank -- Locked away -- Blackmail -- Double-crossed -- Hot pursuit
When two women find themselves overlooked and underappreciated as they face their older years, they resort to drastic measures to get payback. Jenny is a teacher struggling to stay afloat during a messy divorce, while her best friend, gastroenterologist Cecilia, has financial problems from a failed stock investment. After Cecilia learns of a bank robbery plan from a dying patient, she convinces Jenny that a crime spree is just what they need to take control of their lives.

Les misérables

May 21, 2019
2 videodiscs (approximately 371 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Dominic West, David Oyelowo, Adeel Akhtar, David Bradley, Emma Fielding, Olivia Colman, Lily Collins, Josh O'connor, Ellie Bamber, Joseph Quinn, Erin Kellyman, Donald Sumpter.
Title from disc label.
Adapted from the Victor Hugo novel.
Against the backdrop of France at a time of civil unrest, this is the story of Jean Valjean, a former convict unable to escape his past life. His future is threatened by his nemesis, the chilling police officer and former prison guard Javert, who is determined to bring him to justice. As revolution ignites on the streets of Paris, Jean Valjean begins an epic journey towards self-acceptance, redemption, and love.

13 reasons why. Season 2.

May 21, 2019
4 videodiscs (747 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katherine Langford, Alisha Boe, Brandon Flynn, Dylan Minnette, Christian Navarro, Justin Prentice, Ross Butler, Devin Druid, Amy Hargreaves, Miles Heizer, Brian D'arcy James.
Title from disc.
Based on the novel by Jay Asher.
disc 1. The first polaroid ; Two girls kissing ; The drunk slut -- disc 2. The second polaroid ; The chalk machine ; The smile at the end of the dock ; The third polaroid -- disc 3. The little girl ; The missing page ; Smile, bitches -- disc 4. Bryce and Chloe ;j The box of polaroids ; Bye.
The season picks up in the aftermath of Hannah's death and the start of our characters' complicated journeys toward healing and recovery. Liberty High prepares to go on trial, but someone will stop at nothing to keep the truth surrounding Hannah's death concealed. A series of ominous Polaroids lead Clay and his classmates to the discovery that Hannah wasn't the only one to suffer at the hands of Liberty's elite. When the whole truth is exposed, no one is spared the consequences.

Call the midwife. Season eight

May 21, 2019
[London] : BBC, [2019]
3 videodiscs (570 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jenny Agutter, Linda Bassett, Helen George, Judy Parfitt.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2019.
Inspired by the memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
A drama about the lives of a group of midwives who care for expectant mothers in the East End of London during the 1950s.

Outlander. Season four.

May 15, 2019
Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
5 videodiscs (746 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Duncan Lacroix, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Sophie Skelton, Richard Rankin, John Bell, Ed Speelers, Cesar Domboy, Lauren Lyle, David Berry.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2014.
Continues the story of Claire and Jamie Fraser as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America. The Frasers in North Carolina are at another turning point in history, the edge of the American Revolution. Along the way, the Frasers cross paths with notorious pirate Stephen Bonnet in a fateful meeting that will haunt the family. Meanwhile, Brianna and Roger grow closer in the twentieth century but make a shocking discovery that has them following in Claire₂s footsteps.


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