New Arrivals · DVDs—Television Programs

June 22, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Girlfriends. Series 1

June 21, 2018
[Silver Spring, Maryland] : Acorn Media, [2018]
2 videodiscs (approximately 294 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Phyllis Logan, Miranda Richardson, Zoe Wanamaker, Anthony Head.
Title from disc label.
16:9 wide screen.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-6.
Three women of a certain age are juggling the challenges of modern life when a tragedy exposes secrets that put their friendship to the test.

The last post

June 21, 2018
[London] : BBC, [2018]
2 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Jessica Raine, Ben Miles, Stephen Campbell Moore, Jessie Buckley, Jeremy Jones.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
disc 1. Episodes 1-3 -- disc 2. Episodes 4-6.
War and romance collide in the sweltering heat and political unrest of 1960's Aden--a port city in today's Yemen--where the British Royal Military Police battle local militia in an intense struggle to control the strategically important port. The officers know only too well that a lapse in luck or judgment risks death. But do they know what their wives are risking at the local country club, where the swinging '60s are in full swing?

The heart guy. Series 2.

June 21, 2018
[United States] : RLJ Entertainment, [2018]
3 videodiscs (approximately 479 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Hayley McElhinney, Nicole Da Silva, Rodger Corser, Ryan Johnson, Steve Bisley.
Title from disc label.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-7 -- disc 3. Episodes 8-10.
As the hit Australian dramedy returns, hotshot surgeon Hugh Knight continues to serve out his probation in his rural hometown, while his family faces struggles that could bring them closer together, or tear them apart.

Black lightning. The complete first season.

June 21, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2018]
3 videodiscs (544 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, Marvin 'Krondon' Jones, Damon Gupton, James Remar, Charlbi Dean Kriek, Skye P. Marshall, William Catlett.
Wide screen.
Special features: Art imitating life: the pilot episode; A family of strength; Black Lightning: 2017 Comic-Con Panel; deleted scenes; gag reel; 2 come visit Georgia PSAs.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-9 -- disc 3. Episodes 10-13.
Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community. Nine years ago, Pierce was a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning.

RuPaul's drag race. Season 3

June 19, 2018
[New York] : Logo, 2011.
4 videodiscs (745 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Host: RuPaul.
Special features: Disc 2. Meet the queens -- Disc 3. Absolut ; Drag PSAs ; Song performance ; Safe sex cheer -- Disc 4. Make dat money ; RuPaul's "Champion" music video ; Reunion fan questions answered ; Finale party interviews.
Originally broadcast as a television series in 2011.
Disc 1. Casting extravaganza ; The queen who mopped X-mas ; Queens in space ; Totally leotarded -- Disc 2. QNN News ; The snatch game ; Face, face, face of cakes ; Ru ha ha -- Disc 3. Life, liberty & the pursuit of style ; RuPaul-a-palooza ; RuPaul's hair extravaganza ; Jocks in frocks -- Disc 4. Make dat money ; RuPaul rewind ; Grand finale ; Reunited!
Join RuPaul, the most famous drag queen in the world, as the host, mentor and inspiration on RuPaul's Drag Race, the ultimate in drag queen competitions. Playing a dual role, RuPaul reigns supreme in all judging and eliminations, while RuPaul, the man, helps guide the contestants as they prepare for each challenge. Contestants include the nation's most outrageous, cutting-edge, talented and stunningly gorgeous drag queens all fighting for the title (and tiara) as top drag queen of the land. Working with our contestants are top models, designers and American idols all rolled up into one. Each week, through the trials and tribulations of glam, glitter and show-stopping performances, one drag queen is eliminated until reaching the next superstar drag queen of America.

Famous in love. The complete first season.

June 14, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2018]
2 videodiscs (414 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Bella Thorne, Jesse Henderson, Carter Jenkins, Keith Powers, Niki Koss, Georgie Flores, Pepi Sonuga, Perry Reeves.
Wide screen.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2017.
disc 1. Pilot ; A star is torn ; Not so easy A ; Prelude to a diss ; Some like it not -- disc 2. Found in translation ; Secrets & pies ; Crazy scripted love ; Fifty shades of red ; Leaving Los Angeles.
Based on the novel by Rebecca Serle published by Little, Brown and Company, it follows ordinary college student Paige as she gets her big break after auditioning for the starring role in a Hollywood blockbuster. Paige must now navigate her new star-studded life and undeniable chemistry with her two co-leads while discovering the highs and lows that come with being the new It Girl.

Unforgettable. Season 4.

June 13, 2018
©2016
4 videodiscs (approximately 9 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh, Daya Vaidya, Kevin Rankin, Michael Gaston.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast on television 2015-2016.
Blast from the past -- Gut check -- Behind the beat -- Dollars and scents -- All in -- Return of Eddie -- We can be heroes -- Breathing space -- Shelter from the storm -- Game on -- About face -- Bad company -- Paranoid android.
Join Detective Carrie Wells as she works high-profile cases in the NYPD Major Crimes Department while using her unique skill - a perfect memory that lets her remember every detail of her life - to help solve the crimes.

Suits. Season seven.

June 7, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, [2018]
4 videodiscs (approximately 703 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Gabriel MacHt, Patrick J. Adams, Rick Hoffman, Gina Torres, Meghan Markle.
Title from disc label.
Anamorphic wide screen (1.78:1).
disc 1. Skin in the game ; The statue ; Mudmare ; Divide and conquer -- disc 2. Brooklyn housing ; Home to roost ; Full disclosure ; 100 -- disc 3. Shame ; Donna ; Hard truths ; Bad man -- disc 4. Inevitable ; Pulling the goalie ; Tiny violin ; Good-bye.
The team is back together again at Pearson Specfer Litt as the show enters its seventh season. Now that he is out of prison and officially recognized as a lawyer, Mike has rejoined Harvey, Lois, Donna and Rachel at the firm. Harvey is finally taking control in the aftermath of Jessica's departure. Meanwhile, Mike is juggling corporate cases with pro bono work, Louis is struggling to cope with his recent heartbreak, Donna is eyeing a more substantial role.

Channel zero. Season three, Butcher's Block.

June 7, 2018
Universal City, CA : Universal, [2018]
2 videodiscs (251 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Abigail Pniowsky, Keenan Lehmann, Amy Forsyth, Rutger Hauer, Aisha Dee, Holland Roden.
Widescreen (1.78:1)
Title from disc label.
disc 1. Insidious onset ; Father time ; All you ghost mice -- disc 2. Alice in Slaughterland ; The red door ; Sacrifice zone.
It follows Alice Woods and her schizophrenic sister Zoe who have moved to a small town to start over. On the outskirts of town lies Butcher's Block, a hellish neighborhood where junkies roam and lawlessness abounds. The sisters encounter Joseph Peach and his family, who offer them a place with promise of a world without worry and without illness. The sisters soon find that the cost of living the good life comes at an unimaginable price.

Orange is the new black. Season five

June 7, 2018
©2017
4 videodiscs (approximately 725 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Taylor Schilling, Natasha Lyonne, Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Jackie Cruz, Lea Delaria, Michael J. Harney, Selenis Leyva, Taryn Manning, Adrienne C. Moore, Dascha Polanco, Nick Sandow, Yael Stone, Kate Mulgrew, Laura Prepon, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Jessica Pimentel.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
Based on the book by Piper Kerman.
disc 4. Breaking the fiberboard ceiling ; Tattoo you ; Storm-y weather.
New faces and old resentments make for a potentially volatile blend, especially now that Litchfield is a for-profit business. This season delves into the racial and economic tensions that run rampant in the halls of Litchfield. Overrun with new inmates and overseen by inexperienced guards, the prison undergoes an unprecedented culture war.

Power. The complete fourth season

June 7, 2018
[Englewood, Colorado] : Starz Originals, [2018]
3 videodiscs (approximately 580 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Lela Loren, Omari Hardwick, Naturi Naughton.
Widescreen.
Title from disc label.
Season four follows Ghost's arrest by his ex-girlfriend, AUSA Angela Valdes, for the murder of FBI Agent Greg Knox, a crime he did not commit.

Portlandia. Season eight

June 7, 2018
Toronto, Ontario : Unobstructed View Inc., [2018]
2 videodiscs (approximately 220 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel.
Title from disc label.
Originally broadcast as individual episodes of the television program.
The hit sketch comedy driven by a series of hilarious character-based shorts all of which take place in the creators' dreamy and absurd rendering of Portland, Oregon--where '90s culture reigns supreme and political correctness is all the rage.

Will & Grace the revival. Season one

June 5, 2018
Universal City, California : Universal Television, [2018]
2 videodiscs (336 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, Megan Mullally.
Title from disc label.
Special features: behind-the-scenes; deleted scenes; gag reel.
disc 1. Eleven years later ; Who's your daddy? ; Emergency contact ; Grandpa Jack ; How to succeed in business without really crying ; Rosario's quinceanera ; A gay olde Christmas ; Friends & lover -- disc 2. There's something about Larry ; The wedding ; Staten Island fairy ; Three wise men ; Sweatshop Annie & the annoying baby shower ; The beefcake and the cake beef ; One job ; It's a family affair.
A decade after their unforgettable eight-season run, comedy's most fabulous foursome is back.

The last ship. The complete fourth season.

June 1, 2018
Hollywood, CA : Warner Bros., [2018]
3 videodisc (440 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin, Travis Van Winkle, Charles Parnell, Christina Elmore, Marissa Neitling, John Pyper-ferguson, Jocko Sims.
Widescreen (aspect ratio, 1.78:1)
Originally broadcast in 2017.
Based on William Brinkley's popular novel, it chronicles a global catastrophe that nearly decimates the world's population. Because of its positioning, the Navy destroyer U.S.S. Nathan James avoided falling victim to the devastating tragedy. But now the crew and its captain must confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they may be among the few remaining survivors.

South Park. The complete twenty first season

June 1, 2018
[Hollywood, CA] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2018]
2 videodiscs (223 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Trey Parker, Matt Stone.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program on the Comedy Central network, 2017.
Join Cartman, Kenny, Stan and Kyle as they get lost in virtual reality, go underground with Cock Magic, uncover the shocking truth about a music superstar, and reach transcendence with Cartman BRAAAH!

Jericho. The complete series

June 1, 2018
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2018]
9 videodiscs (approximately 1312 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Skeet Ulrich, Lennie James, Kenneth Mitchell, Pamela Reed, Gerald McRaney.
Originally broadcast on television 2006-2008.
Features: "Building Jericho" behind-the-scenes featurette with interviews and cast audition tapes; "What if?", how the nuclear arms race evolved since the end of World War II and where we stand now; deleted scenes; audio commentaries on selected epsiodes with cast and crew, "Rebuilding Jericho" featurette; "Nut job"; "Patriots and tyrants," alternate unaired ending segment from series finale; "Tick tock boom"; behind-the-scenes thank you; 100 reasons to watch Jericho; Table read, Napalm action sequence; Train crash sequence; cast members' memorable moments.
disc 1.Season one. Pilot ; Fallout ; Four horseman ; Walls of Jericho -- disc 2. Federal response ; 9:02 ; Long live the mayor ; Rogue river -- disc 3. Crossroads ; Red flag ; Vox populi ; The day before -- disc 4. Black Jack ; Heart of winter ; Semper fidelis ; Winter's end -- disc 5. One man's terrorist ; A.K.A. ; Casus Belli ; One if by land -- disc 6. Coalition of the willing ; Why we fight -- disc 7. Season two. Reconstruction ; Condor ; Jennings & Rall ; Oversight -- disc 8. Terination for cause ; Sedition ; Patriots and tyrants -- disc 9. Special features.
After nuclear terrorist attacks destroy most of America, the residents of one small Kansas town struggle to survive.

The 10th kingdom

June 1, 2018
©2018
2 videodiscs (approximately 447 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Anne-Margaret, Scott Cohen, Rutger Hauer, John Larroquette, Camryn Manheim, Ed O'Neill, Dianne Wiest, Kimberly Williams-Paisley.
Title from disc label.
Bonus features include: making of the film, isolated score track.
disc 1. Parts 1-3 -- disc 2. Parts 4-5.
Beyond the mortal world lies Nine Kingdoms where the fantastic land of fairy tales and magic exist. This is the tale of Prince Wendell and the evil queen who has doomed him to spend the rest of his life as a dog. In order to recapture the throne Prince Wendell travels through the portal to the 'kingdom' of Manhattan and finds two ordinary mortals Virginia and Tony. Together they battle the evils of the parallel universe, and defend themselves from every fairy tale character imaginable!

Night court. The complete second season

May 30, 2018
©2009
3 videodiscs (525 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Harry Anderson, Ellen Foley, John Larroquette, Charles Robinson, Richard Moll, Selma Diamond ; guest stars: Michael Richards, Stella Stevens, Jack Gilford, John Astin, Lou Ferrigno, Markie Post.
Originally produced for broadcast in 1984-1985 as 22 episodes of the television program: Night Court.
Disc 1. The nun -- Christine and Mac -- Billie and the cat -- Pick a number -- The computer kid -- Bull gets a kid -- Harry on trial -- Harry and the madam -- Disc 2. Inside Harry Stone -- The blizzard -- Take my wife, please -- The birthday visitor -- Dan's parents -- Nuts about Harry -- An old flame -- Disc 3. The gypsy -- Battling bailiff -- Billie's valentine -- Married alive -- Mac and Quon Le: Together again -- World War III -- Walk, don't wheel.
Judge Harold T. Stone, Dan, Bull, Selma, and new public defender Christine return for a rollicking second season of dispensing justice to the assorted nuts of Night Court.

Night court. The complete third season

May 30, 2018
Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2010]
3 videodiscs (526 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Harry Anderson, Markie Post, John Larroquette, Charles Robinson, Richard Moll, Florence Halop.
Title from disc.
Contains all 22 episodes from the third season.
Disc 3. Episode 17: The mugger / written by Robert Perlow & Gene Braunstein ; directed by Jim Drake -- Episode 18: Could this be magic? -- Episode 19: Monkey business -- g Episode 20: Flo's retirement -- Episode 21: Hurricane, part 1 -- Episode 22: Hurricane, part 2.
Life in Judge Harry Stone's court starts with a tear (as the gang says farewell to Selma) and a horselaugh (as they welcome wiseacre Flo to the municipal menagerie). Harry and his staff contend with New York's zaniest nuts and dolts: the usual winos, weirdos, hookers and con artists, plus an orangutan, a rock star, a man from Saturn and a gorgeous witch who has Harry under her spell.

Night court. The complete first season

May 30, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2005.
2 videodiscs (313 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Harry Anderson, Karen Austin, John Larroquette, Paula Kelly, Richard Moll, Selma Diamond.
Special features (disc 2): "Night court : comedy's swing shift" documentary featurette.
Collective title from container, episode titles from disc menus.
disc 1. Episodes 1-7. All you need is love (with optional audio commentary by creator Reinhold Weege) ; Santa goes downtown ; The former Harry Stone ; Welcome back, Momma ; The eye of the beholder ; Death threat ; Once in love with Harry -- disc 2. Episodes 8-13. Quadrangle of love ; Wonder drug ; Some like it hot ; Harry and the rock star ; Bull's baby ; Hi honey, I'm home.
An unconventional judge presides over a wacky courtroom in the State of New York's Criminal Court, Part II.

Living single. The complete fourth season.

May 25, 2018
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros., [2018]
3 videodiscs (536 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Queen Latifah, Kim Coles, John Henton, Erika Alexander, Kim Fields.
Title from disc label.
Aspect ratio (4x3, 1.37:1)
disc 1. The engagement, pt. 2 ; Ride the maverick ; Not quite Mr. Right ; Moi, the jury ; Multiple choice ; I've got you under my skin ; School's out forever -- disc 2. Do you take this man's wallet? ; Virgin territory ; Riot on the set ; Doctor in the house ; Mother inferior ; The clown that roared ; Back in the day ; Playing house -- disc 3. Oh, solo mio ; Swing out sisters ; Moonlight savings time ; Living single undercover ; One degree of separation ; Too good to screw ; Papa was a rolling stone ; Never can say goodbye.
It's definitely a 'singles thing' when six upwardly-mobile African-Americans; a smart feminist, her endearing cousin, a superficial diva, and sharp-tongued lawyer, a macho stockbroker, and a naïve handyman allow viewers to come into their Brooklyn brownstone and eavesdrop on their lives, loves and attitudes.

Detectorists. Series 3

May 24, 2018
[United States?] : distributed by RLJ Entertainment
2 videodiscs (approximately 179 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Mackenzie Crook, Toby Jones, Rachael Stirling.
Title from disc
"Acorn TV original"--Container.
disc 1. Episodes 1-4 -- disc 2. Episodes 5-6 ; Bonus.
Andy and Lance continue to pursue their shared hobby of metal detecting searching the Essex countryside for treasure while navigating the challenges of their personal lives.

East west 101. Series 2

May 24, 2018
[Silver Spring, Maryland] : Acorn Media, [2018]
2 videodiscs (378 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Arron Faaoso, Don Hany, Susie Porter.
Title from disc.
Originally broadcast as episodes of the television program in 2009.
As a devout Muslim in post-9/11 Australia, detective Zane Malik feels constant pressure to prove himself but frequently clashes with his old-school superior. This critically acclaimed, award-winning crime series tackles thorny themes in today's complex world.

I'm dying up here. Season one.

May 24, 2018
Hollywood, CA : Paramount : Showtime, [2018]
3 videodiscs (approximately 581 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Melissa Leo, Clark Duke, Ari Graynor, Erik Griffin, Jake Lacy, Rj Cyler, Michael Angarano, Al Madrigal, Andrew Santino.
Widescreen.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2017.
disc 1. Pilot ; Midnight special ; The cost of a free buffet -- disc 2. Sugar and spice ; The return ; Girls are funny, too ; My rifle, my pony and me -- disc 3. The unbelievable power of believing ; Lingchi ; Creative indifferences.
Explores the struggles of 'making it big' in the 1970's L.A. comedy scene. Every night, a group of young, up-and-coming comedians waits their turn to perform at Goldie's, the hottest stand-up club in Hollywood. But first they'll have to win over club owner Goldie, who rules the Sunset Strip with an iron fist. For them, stand-up is a drug and they're willing to sacrifice everything to get their fix.

Mysteries at the museum. Season 2

May 22, 2018
[United States] : Gaiam : Travel Channel, 2012.
2 videodiscs (430 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Don Wildman.
Title from disc.
"Stories of scandal, intrigue, and an American Icon's untimely death"--Cover.
Disc 1 Siamese twins -- Annabelle doll -- Prison experiment -- French connection -- Eastland disaster. Disc 2 Shrunken heads -- Outlaw shoes -- Anthrax -- Lotto scam -- Flying car.
In this season, history buff Don Wildman takes viewers on a captivating, revealing and at times, shocking tour of America's past, revisiting its most crucial events by reexamining what has been left behind.

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