New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

October 22, 2019
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


October 21, 2019
2 videodiscs (ca. 350 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Charlotte Riley, Ben Chaplin, Priyanga Burford, Brendan Cowell, Paapa Essiedu, Ellie Kendrick, Elliot Levey, Natasha Little, Dominic Rowan, David Schofield, Al Weaver, Susannah Wise, Shane Zaza, David Suchet.
Bonus: Over 20 minutes of bonus interviews.
Set in the world of newspapers in London, it's past riven by hacking scandals, it's present at the mercy of the digital age and the 24-hour news cycle, it's future uncertain, this razor sharp and observant drama explores the current, turbulent media landscape and the ethical dilemmas that journalists and editors face each day.

Shetland. Season five

October 21, 2019
[London] : BBC Worldwide Ltd. : ITV Studios Limited, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 340 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Douglas Henshall, Alison O'Donnell, Steven Robertson, Mark Bonnar, Julie Graham, Lewis Howden, Anne Kidd, Rakie Ayola, Derek Riddell, Catherine Walker, Erin Armstrong, Titana Muthui.
Title and credits from container.
"Based on the characters created by Ann Cleeves"--Container.
Disc one, episodes 1-3 -- Disc two, episodes 4-6.
Follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as their investigation of a young Nigerian man's murder leads them to human trafficking network spanning Scotland's rural communities.

Veronica Mars. The complete first season (2019).

October 17, 2019
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodiscs (411 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Kristen Bell, Enrico Colantoni, Jason Dohring, Clifton Collins Jr., Percy Daggs Iii, Ryan Hansen, Patton Oswalt, Francis Capra, Frank Gallegos, Mido Hamada, Kirby Howell-baptiste, Dawnn Lewis, Ken Marino, J.K. Simmons, Max Greenfield.
Title from disc label.
Originally produced for Hulu as a revival of the original television series.
disc 1. Spring break forever ; Chino and the man ; Keep calm and party on ; Heads you lose -- disc 2. Losing streak ; Entering a world of pain ; Gods of war ; Years, continents, bloodshed.
Spring breakers are getting murdered in Neptune, thereby decimating the seaside town₂s tourist industry. After Mars Investigations is hired by the parents of one of the victims to find their son₂s killer, Veronica is drawn into an eight-episode mystery that pits the enclave₂s wealthy elites who would like to put an end to the bacchanalia against the working class that relies on the cash influx.

Black lightning. The complete second season.

October 17, 2019
[Burbank, CA] : Warner Home Video, [2019]
3 videodiscs (674 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, James Remar.
Title from disc label.
Nine years after giving up his superhero alter-ego, Jefferson Pierce is just your average, everyday high school principal. But the electricity-controlling crimefighter must reluctantly come out of retirement to protect his community from a dangerous gang known as the 100.

Lethal weapon. The complete third season.

October 17, 2019
Australia : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment : Distributed by Roadshow Entertainment, ©2019.
3 videodiscs (629 minutes) : sound, color ; 12 cm.
Damon Wayans, Seann William Scott, Keesha Sharp, Kevin Rahm, Michelle Mitchenor, Jordana Brewster.
Title from disc label.
TV show based on the popular 'Lethal Weapon' films in which a slightly unhinged cop is partnered with a veteran detective trying to maintain a low stress level in his life.Entering its third season, Lethal Weapon combines action and drama with friendship and humor as it follows Detective Roger Murtaugh (Damon Wayans) and the squad Captain Avery (Kevin Rahm), Scorsese (Johnathan Fernandez) and Detective Sonya Bailey (Michelle Mitchenor) working a crime-ridden beat in modern-day Los Angeles. The series also follows Murtaughs family, including his wife, Trish (Keesha Sharp), and children, Roger Jr. RJ (Dante Brown) and Riana (Chandler Kinney). In the third season, Murtaugh meets his match in Wesley Cole (Seann William Scott), a former international CIA operative who has been everywhere and seen everything. When Cole returns home and assumes his duties as an officer with the LAPD, he soon finds himself navigating a new partnership with Murtaugh as he adjusts to life in Los Angeles.

The haunting of Hill House

October 16, 2019
[Los Angeles, CA] : Paramount, [2019]
4 videodiscs (569 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Victoria Pedretti, Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Siegel, Lulu Wilson, Mckenna Grace, Timothy Hutton, Annabeth Gish.
Special features; Three extended director's cut episodes, extended director's cut commentaries, commentary
"Extended director's cut."
disc 1. Steven sees a ghost ; Open casket ; Touch -- disc 3. The twin thing ; The bent-neck lady; Two storms -- disc 3. Eulogy ; Witness marks -- disc 4. Screaming meemies ; Silence lay steadily.
Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Queen of the South. The complete third season

October 15, 2019
3 videodiscs (540 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Alice Braga, Veronica Falcon, Peter Gadiot, Joaquim De Almeida.
Title from disc label.
Based on the novel La Reina del Sur by Arturo Pérez-Reverte.
disc 1. La ermitana ; El colgado ; Reina de oros ; La fuerza -- disc 2. El jucio ; Los enamorados ; Reina de espadas ; El carro ; El diablo -- disc 3. La muerte ; Diez de copas ; Justicia ; El mundo.
Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.

Charmed. Season one

October 15, 2019
5 videodiscs (900 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ser'Darius Blain, Melonie Diaz, Rupert Evans, Nick Hargrove, Sarah Jeffery, Madeleine Mantock, Ellen Tamaki.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program, 2018-2019.
disc 1. Pilot ; Let this mother out ; Sweet tooth ; Exorcise your demons ; Other women -- disc 2. Kappa spirit ; Out of scythe ; Bug a boo ; Jingle hell ; Keep calm and Harry on -- disc 3. Witch perfect ; You're dead to me ; Manic pixie nightmare ; Touched by a demon -- disc 4. Switches & stones ; Memento mori ; Surrender -- disc 5. The replacement -- Source material -- Ambush -- Red rain -- The source awakens.
Three daughters, firebrand social justice warrior Melanie 'Mel' Vera, fun-loving Maggie, and brilliant geneticist Macy find out they're actually powerful witches, as was their mother. It's a lot to take in, but ultimately the sisters accept their new destiny.

The truth will out

October 15, 2019
2 videodiscs (ca. 356 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christopher Wagelin, La Langhammer, Louise Peterhoff, Maria Sundbom, Robert Gustafsson.
Title from disc label.
Following a mental breakdown, Detective Peter Wendel is tasked with creating an elite team of investigators to crack cold cases. When the police find a note on a dead body that claims Sweden's most notorious serial killer is a fraud, Wendel gets a chance to redeem himself, but only the dregs of the force are available to work the case. Under pressure to mobilize quickly, Wendel is forced to hire two cops who hate each other, plus a forthright woman who isn't even a police officer.

Vikings. Season 5, volume 2

October 15, 2019
3 videodiscs (447 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård, Alexander Ludwig, John Kavanagh, Peter Franzén, Alex Høgh, Marco Ilsø, Jordan Patrick Smith, Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2017-2018.
disc 1. The revelation ; Murder most foul ; A new god ; The lost moment -- disc 2. Hell ; The Buddha ; The most terrible thing -- disc 3. Baldur ; What happens in the cave ; Ragnarok.
Ivar the Bonless' tyrannical reign as king of Kattegat ushers in a new Dark Age for Scandinavia. And while Bjorn and Lagertha flee Ivar's murderous forces with Bishop Heahmund, Duke Rollo's return brings even more upheaval. Meanwhile, Floki battles the elements -as well as his settlers lust for revenge- in beautiful, desolate Iceland. Ultimately, the sons of Ragnar and old sworn enemies must become allies to challenge the despot Ivar, who has declared himself a god.

The curse of Oak Island. Season 4

October 15, 2019
Santa Monica, California : Lionsgate, [2019]
4 videodiscs (688 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrator, Robert Clotworthy.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as individual episodes of a television program in 2016-2017.
Brothers Rick and Marty Lagina, along with their team, pull out all the stops for the biggest and most expensive operation ever in an attempt to solve the 221-year-old treasure mystery. Utilizing 400 tons of heavy equipment, they dig four massive shafts in the Money Pit area leading to incredible finds that include golden artifacts, important historical clues, and even stunning evidence of the legendary treasure vault.

Chernobyl : a 5-part miniseries

October 1, 2019
[Los Angeles, CA] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodisc (ca. 321 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jared Harris, Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Paul Ritter, Jessie Buckley, Adam Nagaitis, Con O'Neill, Adrian Rawlins, Sam Troughton, Robert Emms, David Dencik, Mark Lewis Jones, Alan Williams, Alex Ferns, Ralph Ineson, Barry Keoghan, Fares Fares, Michael McElhatton.
Originally broadcast on television by HBO in 2019.
Bonus features: Inside the episode; Behind-the-curtain featurette; Meet the key players; What is Chernobyl?; Pivotal moment: the trial; Script-to-screen featurette.
disc 1. 1.23:45 ; Please remain calm ; Open wide, o Earth ; disc 2. The happiness of all mankind ; Vichnaya Pamyat.
In April 1986, an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics becomes one of the world's worst man-made catastrophes. This gripping 5-part HBO miniseries tells the powerful and visceral story of this event and its aftermath.

Gentleman Jack. The complete first season

October 1, 2019
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video
2 videodiscs (475 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Suranne Jones, Sophie Rundle, Rosie Cavaliero, Gemma Whelan, Gemma Jones, Timothy West.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2019.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-8.
Set in the complex, changing world of 1832 Halifax, West Yorkshire -the cradle of the evolving Industrial Revolution- Gentleman Jack focuses on real-life English landowner Anne Lister and her determination to transform the fate of her faded ancestral home, Shibden Hall, by reopening her coal mines and marrying well. However, the charismatic, single-minded Lister -who dresses in black from head-to-toe and has charmed her way into high society -has no intention of marrying a man. Instead, she is determined to stay true to her nature by marrying Ann Walker, a sheltered heiress who happens to be a seriously wealthy woman.

Luther. 5

October 1, 2019
[London] : BBC Studios, [2019]
2 videodiscs (approximately 227 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Idris Elba, Ruth Wilson, Dermot Crowley, Michael Smiley, Patrick Malahide, Wunmi Mosaku, Enzo Cilenti, Hermione Norris.
Wide screen (16:9)
Special features: Lust for Luther; Luther land.
disc 1. Episodes 1-2 -- disc 2. Episodes 3-4.
When the moonless shadows of London give birth to a new nightmare, John Luther (Idris Elba) once again confronts the depths of human depravity. As a series of monstrous killings becomes more audacious, Luther and new recruit DS Catherine Halliday (Wunmi Mosaku) are confounded by a tangle of misdirection that seems to protect an unspeakable horror. But as the case brings him closer than ever to the nature of true evil, a reluctant Luther faces the ghosts of his own past. Striding back into the line of fire, he must choose who to protect, and who to sacrifice. Whatever his next move, it will change John Luther forever.

Empire. The complete fifth season

September 30, 2019
4 videodiscs (ca. 836 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett, Trai Byers, Grace Byers, Yazz, Gabourey Sidibe, Xzibit, Serayah, Kaitlin Doubleday, Ta'Rhonda Jones, Vivca A. Fox, Forest Whitaker, Rhyon Nicole Brown, A.Z. Kelsey, Toby Onwumere, Meta Golding, Wood Harris, Mario, Katlynn Simone.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of the television program, 2018--2019.
disc 1. Steal from the thief ; Pay for their presumptions ; Pride ; Love all, trust a few -- disc 2. The depth of grief ; What is done ; Treasons, stratagems, and spoils ; Master of what is mine own ; Had it from my father -- disc 3. My fault is past ; In loving virtue ; Shift and save yourself ; Hot blood, hot thoughts, hot deeds -- disc 4. Without all remedy ; A wise father that knows his own child ; Never doubt I love ; My fate cries out ; The roughest day.
At the end of Season Four, the Lyons lost Empire. However, Lucious (Terrence Howard) and Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) finally found their way to each other and said their "I do's." In Season Five, two years have passed, and the Lyons have yet to reclaim Empire. The family has experienced unimagined tragedies and now must join forces to rebuild from scratch. As their plans begin to take shape, they will be force to learn -- once again -- that fame and fortune come with a hefty price tag.

What we do in the shadows. The complete first season

September 30, 2019
Montreal : FX Productions, 2019.
2 videodiscs (approximately 242 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillén, Mark Proksch.
disc 1. Pilot ; City council ; Werewolf feud ; Manhattan night club ; Animal control -- disc 2. Baron's night out ; The trial ; Citizenship ; The orgy ; Ancestry.
Three vampires have lived together for hundreds of years. After an unexpected visit from their dark lord and leader, they're reminded that they were initially tasked with completing domination of the New World upon their arrival in Staten Island...over a hundred years ago. But what exactly is the best way to go about achieving said domination?

The good fight. Season three

September 27, 2019
3 videodiscs (545 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Michael Sheen, Gary Cole, Sarah Steele, Nyambi Nyambi, Michael Boatman, Audra McDonald.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as individual episodes of the television program in 2019.
Disc 1: The one about the recent troubles -- The one inspired by Roy Cohn -- The one where Diane joins the resistance -- The one with Lucca becoming a meme -- Special features. Disc 2: The one where a Nazi gets punched -- The one with the celebrity divorce -- The one where Diane and Liz topple democracy -- The one where Kurt saves Diane -- Special features. Disc 3: The one where the sun comes out -- The one about the end of the world -- Special features.
Diane Lockhart tries to figure out whether she can resist a crazy administration without going crazy herself, while Adrian Boseman and Liz Reddick-Lawrence struggle with a new post-factual world where the lawyer who tells the best story triumphs over the lawyer with the best facts. Meanwhile, Lucca Quinn balances a new baby with a new love, and Maia Rindell finds a new Mephistopheles in Roland Blum, a lawyer who is corruption incarnate.

Supergirl. The complete fourth season.

September 27, 2019
5 videodiscs (931 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Jeremy Jordan, Chyler Leigh, Katie McGrath, Jesse Rath, Odette Annable, Sam Witwer.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018-2019.
disc 1. American alien ; Fallout ; Man of Steel ; Ahimsa ; Parasite lost -- disc 2. Call to action ; Rather the fallen angel ; Bunker Hill ; Elseworlds: hour 3 -- disc 3. Suspicious minds ; Blood memory ; Menagerie ; What's so funny about truth, justice, and the American way? ; Stand and deliver -- disc 4. O brother, where art thou? ; The house of L ; All about Eve ; Crime and punishment ; American dreamer -- disc 5. Will the real Miss Tessmacher please stand up? ; Red dawn ; The quest for peace.
Season three saw the hero stop Reign and the other Worldkillers' threat to the planet, and in the process, Kara discovered her mother survived the destruction of Krypton. Reconnecting with her past caused Kara to realize that her true home is on Earth, where big changes are taking place for her and all her friends in National City, and also, it appears, for a doppelganger in Russia.

Modern family. the complete tenth season

September 27, 2019
Beverly Hills, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2019]
3 videodiscs (473 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Ed O'Neill, Sofia Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet.
Title from disc label.
Special feature: Gag reel.
disc 1. I love a parade ; Kiss and tell ; A sketchy area ; Torn between two lovers ; Good grief ; On the same page ; Did the chicken cross the road? ; Kids these days -- disc 2. Putting down roots ; Stuck in a moment ; A moving day ; Blasts from the past ; Whanex? ; We need to talk about Lily ; Supershowerbabybowl -- disc 3. Red alert ; The wild ; Stand by your man ; Yes-woman ; Can't elope ; Commencement ; A year of birthdays.
As the tenth season kicks off, Jay's slated to be grand marshal in a Fourth of July parade, prompting the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tuckers to set off a few too many fireworks. Phil stumbles into a new career opportunity, while Claire grapples with her potentially changing role in the family. Meanwhile, Gloria obsesses over Manny's relationship and Joe's extracurricular activities. The extended family deals with death, but they also evolve, with more laughs than ever.

Elementary. The final season

September 26, 2019
3 videodiscs (approximately 549 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill, Aidan Quinn, James Frain.
Special features: Mystery solved, the final season ; Holmes is where the heart is ; deleted scenes ; gag reel.
disc 1. The further adventures ; Gutshot ; The price of admission ; Red light, green light -- disc 2. Into the woods ; Command: delete ; From Russia with drugs ; Miss Understood ; On the scent -- disc 3. The latest model ; Unfriended ; Reichenbach Falls ; Their last bow ; Special features.
Having lied and confessed to a murder he did not commit in order to protect Watson, Holmes moves back home to London in order to avoid jail time, so Watson follows.

Good witch. Season five.

September 26, 2019
[London] : ITV Studios Global Entertainment, [2019]
2 videodiscs (ca. 509 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Catherine Bell, Bailee Madison, Catherine Disher, James Denton.
Title from disc label.
Bonus: the 84-minute movie "Good witch, Tale of two hearts".
Love is in the air with Cassie and Sam's much-anticipated wedding. The union brings their two families together under one roof as they face new challenges as a blended family.

American horror story. Apocalypse. The complete 8th season.

September 26, 2019
[Los Angeles, California] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2019]
3 videodiscs (431 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Cody Fern, Evan Peters, Adina Porter, Billie Lourd, Leslie Grossman, Emma Roberts, Cheyenne Jackson, Billy Eichner.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018.
disc 1. The end ; The morning after ; Forbidden fruit ; Could it be Satan? -- disc 2. Boy wonder ; Return to murder house ; Traitor ; Sojourn -- disc 3. Fire and reign ; Apocalypse then.
After a nuclear apocalypse, the world's chosen elite survive in secure Outposts created by the mysterious Cooperative. On the American West Coast, Ms. Wilhemina Venable and Ms. Miriam Mead run Outpost Three with an iron fist. The unexpected arrival of Michael Langdon, a Cooperative representative determined to save society with a secret paradise, throws their order into chaos. However, underneath the surface of humanity's salvation lies a battlefield for the final conflict between good and evil.

Billions. Season four

September 26, 2019
Hollywood, CA : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2019]
4 videodiscs (approximately 693 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile, Condola Rashad, Asia Kate Dillon, Jeffrey DeMunn, Kelly AuCoin, John Malkovich.
Wide screen.
Special features: Pick a side ; Inside fight night ; Script to screen ; Billions references.
disc 1. Chucky Rhoades's greatest game ; Arousal template ; Chickentown -- disc 2. Overton window ; A proper sendoff ; Maximum recreational depth -- disc 3. Infinite game ; Fight night ; American champion -- disc 4. New Year's Day ; Lamster ; Extreme sandbox ; Special features.
Former enemies Bobby Axelrod and Chuck Rhoades, and Wendy Rhoades, the chief counselor to each, have come together to form an uneasy but highly effective alliance, aimed at the eradication of all their rivals.

Madam Secretary. The fifth season.

September 26, 2019
[Hollywood, CA] : Paramount, [2019]
5 videodiscs (approximately 863 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Tea Leoni, Tim Daly, Sebastian Arcelus, Sara Ramirez, Keith Carradine.
Special features: deleted scenes on select episodes.
disc 1. E Pluribus Unum ; The chaos game ; The magic rake ; Requiem -- disc 2. Ghosts ; Eyjafjallajökull ; Baby steps ; The courage to continue -- disc 3. Winter garden ; Family separation: part 1 ; Family separation: part 2 ; Strategic ambiguity -- disc 4. Proxy war ; Something better ; Between the seats ; The new normal -- disc 5. The common defense ; Ready ; Carrying the gold ; Better angels.
Terrorist attacks. Natural disasters. No crisis is out of control for Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord. Thinking outside the box and acting outside political protocol make McCord a force to be reckoned with both stateside and overseas, along with support from her CIA operative husband Henry, Chief of Staff Jay, policy advisor Kat, and of course, President Dalton. As McCord prepares to transition from her office to a presidential campaign, she₂s going to need all the help she can get.

Bob's Burgers. The complete 9th season

September 26, 2019
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2019]
3 videodiscs (approximately 484 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts, Kristen Schaal, Larry Murphy.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2018-2019.
disc 1. Just one of the Boyz 4 Now for now ; The taking of funtime, one, two, three ; Tweentrepreneurs ; Nightmare on Ocean Avenue street ; Live and let fly ; Bobby Driver ; I Bob your pardon -- disc 2. Roller? I hardly know her! ; UFO no you don't ; Better off sled ; Lorenzo's oil? No, Linda's ; The Helen Hunt ; Bed, Bob & beyond ; Every which way but goose ; The fresh princ-ipal -- disc 3. Roamin' Bob-iday ; What about blob? ; If you love it so much, why don't you marionette? ; Long time listener, first time Bob ; The gene mile ; PTA it ain't so ; Yes without my Zeke.
This season, Bob's Burgers serves up even more greasy fun. In the hilarious musical milestone 150th episode, Tina tries to connect with her (latest) soulmate at boy band auditions. Power, betrayal and revenge are on the menu when Louise becomes Principal for a Day, Gene gets ditched by his BFF, and Bob befriends a vengeful quilter, and loses his ability to flip burgers. Meanwhile Linda gets a whiff of essential oil entrepreneurialism, and a cute baby rat joins the family thanks to Teddy.


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