Friday, November 2, 2018

Upcoming DVD Releases for October 2018

* Legion - The Complete Season 2 (Fox)
$29.95 SRP DVD MOD

-----Legion follows the story of "David Haller," a man who believed he was schizophrenic but discovered he might be the most powerful mutant in the world. With help from a team of specialists, David harnessed his unique abilities and learned he'd been haunted by a malicious parasite. Now, David is all that stands in the way of "Amahl Farouk" from attaining infinite and world-ending power.

Now Available (10/15):
* Survivor - Season 29: San Juan del Sur - Blood vs Water (CBS)
$34.95 SRP DVD MOD (now available); $39.95 SRP Blu-ray (available for pre-order; no date provided)
Survivor: San Juan del Sur - S29 (6 Discs)
-----SURVIVOR: SAN JUAN DEL SUR- Former MLB pitcher John Rocker and his girlfriend, twin sisters and “The Amazing Race” contestants Natalie and Nadiya Anderson, a married cop and firefighter, as well as a cheerleading mother and daughter team, are among the nine pairs of loved ones vying for $1 million dollars and Sole Survivor status. Separated into two tribes, the brutal battle of blood vs. water kicks off on day 1 as a husband and wife face off in the season’s first challenge. In an ongoing, merciless twist, loved ones square off against each other at Hero Arena. The winner claims reward for their tribe, while their loved one is sent away to Exile Island, separated from their tribe until the next challenge.
COMING ON 10/23:
* Art: 21 (AKA Art in the Twenty-First Century) - Season 9 (PBS)
$24.99 SRP DVD
Art 21: Art in the 21st Century, Season 9 DVD
-----Season 9 charts art making in three urban centers – Berlin, Johannesburg, and the San Francisco Bay Area – featuring twelve artists and one non-profit art center who each respond to the forces shaping the places where they live and work, while pursuing their personal visions for a better future. Viewers will travel the world with Art21 to be inspired by the creative processes of today’s most compelling artists in the ninth season of the Peabody Award-winning ART IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY series. The series gives viewers unprecedented access to the leading creative minds of our time, drawing upon artists’ relationships with the places in which they work.

* The Bad News Bears - All 26 Episodes (VEI)
$24.99 SRP DVD

-----Based on the iconic 1976 film of the same name, Bad News Bears follows the comic misadventures of a sorry bunch of youthful misfits and their Little League baseball team, led by volunteer coach and former minor leaguer Morris Buttermaker. The series aired on CBS from March 1979 until July 1980. Stars include Emmy winner Jack Warden (Brian's Song) as coach Morris Buttermaker, Catherine Hicks (7th Heaven) as junior high principal Dr. Emily Rappant, Phillip Richard Allen (Star Trek III: The Search for Spock) as the coach of the dreaded rival team, as well as Corey Feldman (Stand By Me, Goonies), Billy Jayne (John Tucker Must Die ), and Tricia Cast (The Young and the Restless) were among the team's players.
NOTE: our thanks to legendary TV writer/producer Lee Goldberg (Diagnosis Murder, Martial Law) for emailing us with the heads-up about this release!

COMING ON 10/16:
* Anna Karenina {2000 mini-series} (RLJ/Acorn)
$34.99 SRP DVD
Anna Karenina
-----Helen McCrory is "mesmerizing" (TV Guide) in this "breathtakingly sensual" (The Independent) adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's timeless tale of love and betrayal in 19th century Russia. After a train journey to Moscow, married aristocrat Anna Karenina encounters dashing soldier Count Vronsky (Kevin McKidd), and the two begin a passionate affair. With gossip rife among society's elite, Anna's husband (Stephen Dillane, Game of Thrones) discovers their indiscretions, setting off a fateful chain of events. Adapted by award-winning writer Allan Cubitt (The Fall), this "well-acted" (People) period drama offers a fresh perspective on the classic story with a modern style and arresting visuals. The excellent ensemble cast also features Douglas Henshall (Shetland) as landowner Levin, unhappy suitor to the beautiful Princess Kitty (Paloma Baeza, Far from the Madding Crowd), and Mark Strong (Kingsman, The Imitation Game) as Anna's womanizing brother, with Amanda Root (Persuasion) as his long-suffering wife.
NOTE: this title was previously released in 2013 by another studio (PBS), but is now getting re-released by RLJ/Acorn.

* Deception - The Complete Series (Warner Archives)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD

-----Superstar magician Cameron Black (Jack Cutmore-Scott) grew up on the stage with his twin brother, Jonathan. When his career is ruined by scandal and his brother is framed for murder, Cameron has only one place to go to clear his brother's name and practice his art of deception, illusion and influence: the FBI. Together with his behind-the-scenes illusion team - producer Dina (Lenora Crichlow), eccentric engineer Gunter (Vinnie Jones) and street magician Jordan Kwon (Justin Chon) - the super-charming Cameron will team up with FBI agents Kay Daniels (Ilfenesh Hadera), Mike Alvarez (Amaury Nolasco) and Janet Deakins (Laila Robins) to become the world's first consulting illusionist, helping the government solve crimes that defy explanation and trap criminals and spies by using the timeless arts of magic, misdirection and deception.
COMING ON 10/16:
* Crazy Ex-Girlfriend - The Complete 3rd Season (Warner Archives)

-----The complete third season of the TV series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana, Donna Lynne Champlin, Gina Gallego, Ava Acres, Jacob Guenther, Tovah Feldshuh, Mel Harris.
NOTE: while Amazon's CreateSpace MOD program is showing a release date of 10/16/2018 for this title, VideoETA is instead showing a release date of 1/8/2019. There is no listing yet at WBshop or other Warner sources, nor is there a listing at popular MOD distributor Allied Vaughn. So take this 10/16 release date with a grain of salt, please!
COMING ON 10/23:
* Alice - The Complete 8th Season (Warner Archives)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD

-----Alice's eighth season starts with a bang as a distant relative of Jolene's (Celia Weston) comes visiting, straight from Hazzard County! Boss Hogg (Sorrell Booke) himself arrives, with Enos (Sonny Shroyer) in tow, and faster than you can say "Beau [sic] and Luke Duke," he's tricked Mel (Vic Tayback) out of his beloved diner. Good thing "good ol' gal" Alice (Linda Lavin) has a plan to get it back. Florence Henderson stops by as Sarah James, the singing-star girl of Mel's dreams, who stuns the staff when she sweeps him off his feet. Martha Raye makes a number of return visits as Mel's mom, Carrie, while the staff gears up for a big event - Vera (Beth Howland) gets hitched to her boy in blue, local cop Elliot (Charles Levin)! This 3-disc, 24-episode collection contains the entire eighth season, including the seventh-season-produced episodes Jolene Lets the Cat Out of the Bag and Vera's Secret Lover, which aired in season eight.
* Stephen King's The Shining (Warner Archives)
$24.99 SRP DVD MOD

-----Jack Torrance (Steven Weber) and his family (Rebecca De Mornay and Courtland Mead) move into the sprawling, vacant Overlook Hotel to get away from it all. Away from the alcoholism that derails Jack's writing career. Away from the violent outbursts that mar Jack's past. But Jack's young son Danny knows better. He possesses a psychic gift called the shining - a gift the hotel's vile spirits desperately want.In the hands of Stephen King, the "dead" Overlook comes horrifyingly alive. Phantoms lurk, the message "redrum" appears with scary frequency, and even garden topiary lurches into macabre existence in this atmospheric shocker scripted by King from his own novel and directed by ace King screen adaptor Mick Garris (Sleepwalkers, The Stand).
NOTE: this appears to be an MOD re-release of the title previously released as a traditionally produced DVD

* Barry - The Complete 1st Season (HBO)
$19.98 SRP DVD
EXTRAS: "Invitation to the Set" Featurette; "The World of Barry" Featurette; "Inside the Episodes": 8 featurettes dissecting each episode from Bill Hader, Alec Berg, and more; Digital Copy
-----Barry (Hader) is a depressed, low-rent hitman from the Midwest who falls in love with acting while on a job in Los Angeles. Barry's handler, Fuches (Stephen Root), hires Barry out to the deeply violent Chechen mob, led by Goran Pazar (Glenn Fleshler), and his right-hand man, NoHo Hank (Anthony Carrigan). Barry's target is an aspiring actor who is having an affair with Pazar's wife. When Barry follows his "mark" into an acting class taught by beloved teacher/guru Gene Cousineau (Henry Winkler), he is instantly drawn to the group of acting students, particularly Sally (Sarah Goldber). Barry wants to start a new life in this community of eager hopefuls, but his criminal past won't let him walk away. Can he find a way to balance the two worlds?
* Ghosted - The Complete First Season (Fox)
$29.95 SRP DVD MOD
Ghosted: Season 1
-----Starring Craig Robinson ("The Office") and Adam Scott ("Big Little Lies"), GHOSTED is a single-camera, live-action comedy about the partnership between two polar opposites - a cynical skeptic and a genius "true believer" in the paranormal - who are recruited by a secret government agency, known as the Bureau Underground, to save the human race from aliens.
NOTE: the official announcement from Fox shows the title as "The Complete 1st Season," but this is the only season of the program (the show was cancelled by the network on June 28th). FURTHER NOTE: the package cover art shown as a thumbnail in the attached collage may not be finalized artwork, and could be subject to change.

COMING ON 10/30:
* No Passport Required (PBS)
$34.99 SRP DVD
No Passport Required
-----Chef Samuelsson - co-owner of New York's critically acclaimed Red Rooster Harlem - embodies America's extraordinarily rich cultural diversity. Born in Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, and a proud resident of Harlem, he's inspired by this global background to infuse his culinary experiences with diverse elements of music, history, culture and the arts. Today, he is a celebrated award-winning chef, restaurateur, author, philanthropist and food activist. From Detroit, where Marcus meets Middle Eastern immigrants who call the city home, to the Ethiopian community in Washington, D.C., "NO PASSPORT REQUIRED" showcases how food can bring Americans - old and new - together around the table. In New Orleans, Marcus learns how Vietnamese culinary traditions have fully integrated into the fabric of the city, taking center stage with long-established French and African influences. In New York, he's shown how the Indo-Guyanese culture thrives in a small enclave of Queens, and how this one community has taken the best of its Indian and Caribbean roots and incorporated those influences into its customs and cuisine. In Chicago, Marcus heads to the city's Mexican neighborhoods and discovers their impact on the area's food and cultural landscape. Then in Miami, he meets with members of the proud local Haitian community.

* Rescue Me - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
$149.98 SRP Blu-ray (previously on DVD; now on Blu-ray for the first time)
Rescue Me - The Complete Series BD [Blu-ray]
EXTRAS: Cast and Crew Reunion at ATX Festival, Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes, Blooper Reels, Deleted and Extended Scenes, Commentaries with Denis Leary and Peter Tolan, On-Set Location Tour, Firehouse: Real Stories from America's Bravest, The Creators' Last Call
-----They save us, but who saves them? For the first time ever, all seven seasons of Rescue Me are available in one complete Blu-ray box set. From series creators Denis Leary and Peter Tolan, the highly acclaimed Rescue Me galvanized audiences with its uncompromising portrayal of the New York City firefighters of 62 Truck, whose duty to save lives puts their own in constant turmoil - on the front lines, in the firehouse, and at home. Leary is electrifying in his role as Tommy Gavin, a deeply driven first responder with a combustible personality and personal demons to match. Through seven groundbreaking seasons, we follow his gripping story, along with those of his fellow crew. Provocative, profane, dramatic, humorous, and unflinchingly honest, it is an unforgettable journey of courage, conflict and ultimate salvation.
* Community - The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
$69.98 SRP DVD; $99.98 SRP Blu-ray
Community - The Complete Series - DVD
EXTRAS: To Be Announced
-----First time released in HD on Blu-ray! Featuring all 110 Episodes in glorious High Definition! Community is a smart, exuberant comedy that was consistently ranked as one of the most inventive and original half hours on television. This ensemble comedy centers on a tight-knit group of friends who all met at what is possibly the world's worst educational institution: Greendale Community College. Recently disbarred lawyer Jeff Winger enrolls to get a legit degree the quickest and easiest way possible, but when he starts a fake Spanish study group solely for the purpose of hooking up with a sexy classmate, he doesn't expect to be joined by a random group of misfit fellow students. Over the course of the next 6 years, this group finds themselves involved in epic paintball battles, chicken finger conspiracies, sci-fi conventions, campus-wide pillow wars, and everything in-between. In the process, they become so much more than just a study group...they become a family.

* Animaniacs: The Complete Series (Warner)
$69.99 SRP DVD
Steven Spielberg Presents Animaniacs: The Complete Series
-----All the laughs in one monumental collection! Join the fun in all the risk-taking and brain-slapping moments, as we celebrate our favorite rambunctious rascals of riot in this Complete Series collection! The unforgettable Animaniacs siblings Yakko, Wakko and Dot are on the loose, running rampant on the Warner Bros. movie lot (and 'round the globe), taking the Warner Bros. tradition of anything-goes animation and going further...a lot further. Get ready for a wild ride through all 99 episodes (featuring pals like Pinky and The Brain, and Slappy the Squirrel) as well as the Animaniacs feature-length movie Wakko's Wish! And don't forget to say "Helloooo, Nurse!"
* The Mary Tyler Moore Show - The Complete Seasons 1-7 (Fox)
-----The complete TV series The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner, Gavin MacLeod, Ted Knight.
NOTE: this information comes from the VideoETA website; we have not received confirmation from Fox Home Entertainment
* Reba: The Complete Seasons 1-6 (Fox)
-----The complete TV series of the show Reba. Reba McEntire, Christopher Rich, Joanna Garcia, Steve Howey.
NOTE: this information comes from the VideoETA website; we have not received confirmation from Fox Home Entertainment
* Saturday Morning Cartoons Collection: Cartoon Favorites From The '60s, '70s and '80s (Warner)
$99.00 SRP DVD
Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1960s-1980s Collection
-----7-disc collection of five previously-released titles: "Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1960's Vol. 1," "Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1960's Vol. 2," "Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1970's Vol. 1," "Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1970's Vol. 2," and "Saturday Morning Cartoons: 1980's."
* Teen Titans - The Complete Series (Warner)
$93.50 SRP DVD
Teen Titans S:1-5 5pk
EXTRAS: Finding Their Voices Featurette, Comic Creations, Puffy Amiyumi Featurette, Catching Up With...Teen Titans, and more!
-----Cool Heroes. Killer Villains. Butt-Kickin' Action! It's a full plate of crime-fighting and chaso in this 7-disc collection chronicaling all five seasons of the hit TV series. Join Robin, Cyborg, Starfire, Raven and Beast Boy as they go up against killer vllains such as Brother Blood, Mad Mod and their archenemy Slade. So get ready for all the big battles and unbreakable bonds that make these friends the unstoppable Teen Titans!
IMPORTANT NOTE: This release collects the five seasons previously produced for TV and released on DVD, into one new box set. There are rumors circulating (supported by a tweet in early June from cast member Tara Strong, and a mid-closing-credits clip seen in this past summer's "Teen Titans Go To The Movies" theatrical film) that the 2003 animated series will possibly return in the future with a new sixth season. Nevertheless, Warner Home Video has chosen to release this 5-season set this October 2nd as "The Complete Series." We have no further information than that!
* Teen Titans Go! - Season 4, Part 2: Lo-Tech Heroes (Warner)
$18.94 SRP DVD
Teen Titans Go! S4 P2
-----The Teen Titans are back just in time to cure you of the blahs! Sing along when Robin, Raven, Starfire and Beast Boy recruit some of the biggest artists in music to help save Cyborg from an alternate dimension. Robin benefits from a sharing economy by renting his bike to Doctor Light. Auditions are underway for a spot in the Justice League, and the Titans unveil their individual talents. Raven and Starfire prove themselves to be the Ultimate Bros by saving the world with an Intergalactic Fist Bump. So pop your collar, flip your hat around and don't miss a single hilarious moment of this all-new 2-disc collection!
COMING ON 10/16:
* Ash vs Evil Dead - The Complete Collection (Liongate)
$49.98 SRP DVD; $49.99 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: 18 special features encompassing inside looks, season overviews, audio commentaries, and more. Blu-ray includes Digital Copy.
-----Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell), the chainsaw-wielding, wisecracking antihero of the legendary THE EVIL DEAD films, is back for more gore-filled adventures in this complete 30-episode collection of the "Ash vs Evil Dead" TV series. Follow Ash’s journey as he returns home to Elk Grove, Michigan, meets his long-lost daughter, and unites with former enemy Ruby (Lucy Lawless) and fellow demon fighters Pablo (Ray Santiago) and Kelly (Dana DeLorenzo) for a final blood-splattering stand to save the world!
COMING ON 10/30:
* Batman: The Complete Animated Series - Deluxe Limited Edition (Warner)
$112.99 SRP Blu-ray
Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition [Blu-ray]
-----Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition, one of the most anticipated Blu-ray releases of 2018, will now include a Digital version in the all-encompassing package. The stunning Blu-ray box set ($112.99 SRP) will now be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment on October 30, 2018.
IMPORTANT NOTE: previously announced for October 16th, this title has now been pushed back two weeks, with a new street date of October 30th.

COMING ON 10/16:
* Black Sails - The Complete Collection (Lionsgate)
$49.98 SRP DVD; $59.99 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: Over 20 Featurettes; Blu-ray exclusive: Digital Copy
-----Seasons 1-4 of "Black Sails" submerge you in the barbarous world of pirates, 20 years prior to the events of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel, Treasure Island. Captain Flint, the most brilliant and feared pirate of his day, joins crew member John Silver to fight for the survival of New Providence Island. Blood spills and tensions mount throughout "Black Sails" as new pirate breeds threaten and challenge the supremacy of Captain Flint in the Caribbean of the early 18th century. Cast: Toby Stevens, Luke Arnold, Toby Schmitz, Hannah New, Zach McGowan, and Jessica Parker Kennedy.
* The Affair - Season 4 (Showtime/Paramount)
$33.99 SRP DVD
The Affair: Season Four
EXTRAS: To Be Decided
-----WHAT ARE YOU HOLDING ON TO? Long past the secrets that brought them together and tore their lives apart, Noah, Alison, Helen and Cole are on separate journeys with the promise of new relationships and a fresh start. But as the past continues to surface, they question what they're holding on to as their lives keep crashing back into one another.

* Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In - The Complete Series (Time Life)
$249.95 SRP DVD

-----38-disc set with all six seasons, in a general retail release
* Private Eyes - Season 1 (Sony)
$38.99 SRP DVD
Private Eyes - Season 01
-----Ex-pro hockey player Matt Shade (Jason Priestley) irrevocably changes his life when he decides to team up with fierce PI Angie Everett (Cindy Sampson) to form an unlikely investigative powerhouse.
COMING ON 10/16:
* The Affair - Season 4
$39.98 SRP DVD

-----What are you holding on to? Long past the secrets that brought them together and tore their lives apart, Noah, Alison, Helen and Cole are on separate journeys with the promise of new relationships and a fresh start. But as the past continues to surface, they question what they re holding on to as their lives keep crashing back into one another.
COMING ON 10/30:
* Murdoch Mysteries - Christmas Cases Collection: Limited Edition (RLJ/Acorn)
$64.99 SRP DVD
Murdoch Mysteries: Christmas Cases Collection
-----Detective William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye) and his team solve yuletide crimes in these three feature-length mysteries set in Edwardian Toronto. "A Merry Murdoch Christmas" - At a charity gala, Murdoch and his wife, Dr. Julia Ogden (Hélène Joy, Durham County), find the host dead from a broken neck; Inspector Brackenreid (Thomas Craig, Coronation Street) suspects the culprit is the legendary Christmas creature Krampus; "Once Upon a Murdoch Christmas" - When Murdoch investigates a daring robbery where the culprit seemed to possess superhuman abilities, Constable Crabtree (Jonny Harris, Still Standing) realizes the robber resembles a character from his novel; "Home for the Holidays" - Murdoch and Julia travel to British Columbia to visit Murdoch's brother (Dylan Neal, Dawson’s Creek), but instead of a family holiday, they end up investigating a murder at an archaeological site; Guest stars include Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey), Kelly Rowan (The O.C.), Megan Follows (Reign, Anne of Green Gables), Kate Hewlett (The Girlfriend Experience), Jake Epstein (Degrassi: The Next Generation), and Ed Asner (The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Up).
* Charmed - The Complete 1st Season (CBS/Paramount)
Blu-ray Disc

-----HERE'S SOME IMPRESSIVE HOCUS-POCUS - CHARMED: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON MATERIALIZES LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE, WITH A NEW HIGH-DEFINITION PICTURE TRANSFER FOR ITS DEBUT ON BLU-RAY! Join the adventures of the bewitching Halliwellsisters (Shannen Doherty, Holly Marie Combs, and Alyssa Milano) as they discover their unique, supernatural powers and put them to use against the malevolent forces of darkness. What is captivating becomes unforgettable with all 22 Season 1 episodes restored in brilliant and pristine high definition format!
* MacGyver - The Complete 1st Season (CBS/Paramount)
Blu-ray Disc

-----LEAVE HIM TO HIS OWN DEVICES. Own all 22 episodes from Season One of the original MacGyver, newly HD-remastered on Blu-ray for the first time ever! Re-live the adventures of Angus MacGyver (Richard Dean Anderson), a secret agent that outwits his deadly enemies with quick thinking and a few everyday objects he finds along the way. Armed with duct tape, a pocketknife, and scientific training, this expert problem solver's missions are more intense than ever before. Get a closer look at the hero who proves brains beat brawn every time. FIRST TIME ON BLU-RAY! BRAND NEW HD TRANSFER; LOOKING AND SOUNDING BETTER THAN EVER!

* Constantine: City Of Demons - The Movie (Warner)
$24.98 SRP Blu-ray/DVD Combo; $39.99 SRP 4K UHD-BD
Constantine MFV (BD) [Blu-ray]
EXTRAS: The Sorcerer's Occultist - Understanding John Constantine: An exciting examination of the powers and abilities used by DC's working-class occult detective, John Constantine; Constantine: City of Demons WonderCon Panel 2018: Storytellers join City of Demons' star Matt Ryan at this year's WonderCon for an inside look at Constantine's latest adventure.
-----A decade after a tragic mistake, family man Chas and occult detective John Constantine set out to cure Chas's daughter Trish from a mysterious supernatural coma. With the help of the mysterious Nightmare Nurse, the influential Queen of Angels, and brutal Aztec God Mictlantecuhtli, the pair just might have a chance at outsmarting the demon Beroul to save Trish's soul. In a world of shadows and dark magic, not everything is what it seems, and there's always a price to pay. The path to redemption is never easy, and if Constantine is to succeed, he must navigate through the dark urban underbelly of Los Angeles, outwit the most cunning spawns of hell, and come face to face with arch-nemesis Nergal - all while battling his own inner demons! Constantine: City of Demons has been produced in a dual format - initially as animated shorts, the first five of which appeared on CW Seed. With a runtime of 90 minutes, the feature-length Constantine: City of Demons film has overan hour of never-before-seen content including the film's thrilling climax. Matt Ryan, who set the standard for the role of Constantine on the NBC live-action television series, returns to the famed trenchcoat in animated form - after reprising the role in both live-action (Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow) series and an animated film (Justice League Dark). Constantine: City of Demons is rated R for bloody violence/gore, disturbing images, and some sexual content.
* America the Beautiful - Complete National Parks Collection (Mill Creek)
$24.98 SRP Blu-ray
America the Beautiful - National Parks Collection + Digital [Blu-ray]
EXTRAS: Bonus Documentary - National Parks: An Eagle s View. Digital copies of the episodes are also included as a bonus, via MCE's proprietary digital streaming service, "Watch Mill Creek."
-----In 1872 President Ulysses S. Grant signed into law our nation s first National Park, Yellowstone. The purpose was to preserve the breathtaking scenery and the wildlife within the historic landscape. Since then, other significant pieces of land and sea have been designated as National Parks, in hopes to conserve the past and present glory of each unique ecosystem. Now you can journey through the ecology, geology and beauty of our amber plains, rugged mountain ranges and salty shores in this spectacular collection of majestic beauty - like you have never seen before! The exquisite National Parks Exploration Series takes viewers on a guided tour across the most visited and significant parks in the United States. Discover the wonder and mystery of these parks and enjoy over 12 hours of breathtaking beauty and exciting exploration of our country's most fascinating destinations! Featuring: The Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Everglades, The Great Smoky Mountains, The Grand Canyon, The Black Hills and The Badlands, Glacier, Death Valley, Acadia, Voyageurs.
COMING ON 10/23:
* How the Grinch Stole Christmas - The Ultimate Edition (Warner)
$19.98 SRP DVD; $24.98 SRP Blu-ray/DVD Combo
How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Ultimate Edition
EXTRAS: Digital Copy
-----HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!: Magnificently narrated by Boris Karloff (Frankenstein, The Mummy) and directed by animation genius and cartoon legend Chuck Jones (Looney Tunes, What's Opera, Doc?), How the Grinch Stole Christmas! tells the story of the miserable Grinch, who wants to sabotage Christmas for all the Whos in Who-ville. The Grinch thinks that by stealing the Whos Christmas trees and presents, he'll succeed in stealing their joy. However, when Christmas morning arrives, the Grinch is taken by surprise when he notices the Whos greet the day joyously singing Christmas carols regardless of the fact that their village has been completely stripped of holiday gifts, decorations and treats. The cheerful attitude of the Whos prompts the Grinch to ponder the true meaning of Christmas and he slowly comes to realize the spirit of the season is not generated by material possessions. Will the Grinch have a change of heart and consider returning the Whos' Christmas gifts? THE GRINCH GRINCHES THE CAT IN THE HAT: The Grinch is up to his old tricks again in The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat, the Emmy® Award-winning special directed by legendary animator Friz Freleng. In this special, the Cat in the Hat encounters the Grinch while picnicking one day. He refers to the Grinch as Mr. Greenface, which the Grinch takes an as insult, prompting him to retaliate by building a series of outrageous devices designed to cause all sorts of disruption. First, he creates a "Vacusound Sweeper," which distorts any and all of the sounds within a 50-mile radius of the Cat in the Hat. Then he creates the "Dark House," which is the direct opposite of a light house and puts the Cat in the Hat into complete darkness. He then uses the "Flummox Deluxe" to further warp the Cat in the Hat's surroundings, which sends him and everything around him into complete chaos. Will the Cat in the Hat figure out a way to stop the Grinch and outsmart all his crazy devices? HALLOWEEN IS GRINCH NIGHT: When the Sour-Sweet wind starts to blow in Who-ville, all the Whos take cover because this signifies the beginning of Grinch Night, an evening in which the Grinch descends upon Who-ville to terrorize all its citizens. As the Grinch sets out on his journey to Who-ville, he encounters a courageous young Who named Euchariah, who attempts to stall the Grinch from reaching Who-ville. The Grinch however puts Euchariah into a trance in which he encounters all sorts of strange creatures who try to intimidate him. Will Euchariah manage to snap out of the trance in time to stop Grinch from reaching Who-ville?
COMING ON 10/30:
* Chillers - The Complete 12-Part Anthology Series (Mill Creek)
$19.98 SRP DVD
Chillers - The Complete Series + Digital
EXTRAS: Digital copies of the episodes are also included as a bonus, via MCE's proprietary digital streaming service, "Watch Mill Creek."
-----Golden Globe winner Anthony Perkins (Psycho) delves into the darkest depths of human nature as the host of CHILLERS, a deliciously evil anthology series based on Patricia Highsmith's hair-raising short stories. Featuring a stellar cast including Ian McShane, Tuesday Weld, Ian Holm, Bill Nighy, Ian Richardson, Marisa Berenson, and more - imagine tales so bone-chilling cold, you'll beg for a warm bed to hide under.

* Vikings - Season 5, Part 1 (MGM)
$29.98 SRP DVD; $39.99 SRP Blu-ray
Vikings: Season 5, Part 1 (DVD)
EXTRAS: Deleted Scenes, I am Boneless featurette, Bringing the Invisible People to Life: The Sami featurette; BLU-RAY EXCLUSIVE EXTRAS: Creator's Audio Commentary with Michael Hirst - Moments of Vision, extended episode 510; extended unrated episodes not seen on TV
-----Season five begins with Ivar the Boneless asserting his leadership over the Great Heathen Army, while Lagertha reigns as Queen of Kattegat. Ivar's murder of his brother Sigurd sets the stage for vicious battles to come as Ragnar's sons plot their next moves after avenging their father's death. Bjorn follows his destiny into the Mediterranean Sea and Floki who is suffering from the loss of his wife Helga, takes to the seas submitting himself to the will of the Gods. This season is full of startling alliances and unbelievable betrayals as the Vikings fight to rule the world.
* The Resident - The Complete Season 1 (Fox)
$39.98 SRP DVD
The Resident Season 1
-----Starring Matt Czuchry (The Good Wife), The Resident is a powerful new medical drama that focuses on the final years of a young doctor's training and rips back the curtain to reveal both the good and the bad in hospitals across the country.
* Kolchak: The Night Stalker - The Night Stalker (Kino Lorber)
$19.95 SRP DVD; also will be available on Blu-ray

EXTRAS: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tim Lucas, NEW Interview with Director John Llewellyn Moxey, NEW Interview with Composer Bob Cobert, "The Night Stalker: Dan Curtis Interview" featurette, Limited Edition Booklet essay by Film critic and author Simon Abrams (Blu-ray only), Newly Commissioned Art by Sean Phillips, Limited Edition O-Card Slipcase (Blu-ray only)
-----Brand New 4K Restoration! An investigative journalist takes a stab at the supernatural - This unforgettable first entry in the Night Stalker series introduced the world to the quirky reporter with a penchant for the paranormal and became one of the top-rated TV movies of all time. Investigating a series of Las Vegas murders, Carl Kolchak (Darren McGavin, The Night Strangler) discovers that each victim has been bitten in the neck and drained of blood. Though Kolchak's outlandish theory about the murders gets him nowhere with the police, his initiative to apprehend the killer himself gets him into hot water...with a modern-day vampire. The great John Llewellyn Moxey (Nightmare in Badham County) directed this Dan Curtis (Burnt Offerings) production featuring Carol Lynley (The Poseidon Adventure), Simon Oakland (The Hunting Party), Ralph Meeker (Big House, U.S.A.), Claude Akins (A Man Called Sledge), Charles McGraw (The Narrow Margin), Kent Smith (The Spiral Staircase), Elisha Cook Jr. (I Wake Up Screaming) and Larry Linville (TV's M*A*S*H). Teleplay by legendary sci-fi/horror writer Richard Matheson (The Incredible Shrinking Man).
* Kolchak: The Night Stalker - The Night Strangler (Kino Lorber)
$19.95 SRP DVD; also will be available on Blu-ray

EXTRAS: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Tim Lucas, NEW Interview with Composer Bob Cobert, "Directing 'The Night Strangler'" Featurette, Limited Edition Booklet essay by film critic and author Simon Abrams (Blu-ray only), Newly Commissioned Art by Sean Phillips, Limited Edition O-Card Slipcase (Blu-ray only)
-----Brand New 4K Restoration! Supernatural phenomena, baffling murders and offbeat humor mark this second Night Stalker offering with a great cast and suspense so palpable, it'll feel like a presence right there in the room with you. Surfacing in Seattle, Kolchak (Darren McGavin, The Night Stalker) uncovers another maddening mystery: Ever 21 years - for the past century - a serial killer commits a spree of murders, drains his victims' blood and then quietly disappears. But Kolchak is on to this monster and is about to discover a shocking underground lair... an army of rotting corpses... and the ageless madman behind it all. The great Dan Curtis (Burnt Offerings) produced and directed this highly-rated TV movie written by legendary sci-fi/horror writer Richard Matheson (I Am Legend). The stellar cast includes Jo Ann Pflug (Scream of the Wolf), Simon Oakland (Bullitt), Scott Brady (He Walked by Night), Wally Cox (TV's Mister Peepers), Margaret Hamilton (The Wizard of Oz), John Carradine (House of the Long Shadows) and Al Lewis (TV's The Munsters).
* Killing Eve - Complete Season 1 (BBC)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $29.98 SRP Blu-ray
Killing Eve: Season One (DVD)
-----Starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer, Killing Eve centers on two women: Eve (Oh) is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade MI5 security officer whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfill her fantasies of being a spy. Villanelle (Comer) is a mercurial, talented killer who clings to the luxuries her violent job affords her. Penned by Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Fleabag) and based on the novellas by Luke Jennings, Killing Eve will follow these two women, equally obsessed with each other, as they go head to head in an epic game of cat and mouse.
* Born to Kill - Season 1 (Warner)
Info is per VideoETA; no other information (or package artwork) provided
COMING ON 10/16:
* Police Squad! - TV and Movie Collection
$22.98 SRP DVD

-----Police Squad! The Complete Series: The satirical comedy "Police Squad" pits an ace detective and his captain (Leslie Nielsen & Alan North) against the criminal elements that befoul a big city. From the creators of "Airplane!". The NAKED GUN: FROM THE FILES OF POLICE SQUAD!: Those screw-loose Airplane! creators have done it again! Leslie Nielsen stars as Police Squad's own granite-jawed, rock-brained cop Frank Drebin, who bumbles across a mind-control scheme to assassinate Queen Elizabeth. NAKED GUN 2 1/2: THE SMELL OF FEAR, THE: Leslie Nielsen returns as the intrepid (and accident-prone) Lt. Frank Drebinin Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear, "un film de David Zucker." This second feature film from the "Police Squad!" series finds Drebinas a guest at a White House dinner, receiving an award for shooting his 1,000th drug dealer, although he admits to shooting only 998 -he ran over the last two in his car. ("Luckily, they turned out to be drug dealers"). NAKED GUN 33 1/3: THE FINAL INSULT, THE: The further misadventures of bumbling Los Angeles police Lieutenant Frank Drebin(Leslie Nielsen) are chronicled in this third installment in the popular Naked Gun comedy series. This by-the-numbers entry begins with Drebinas a happily retired house-husband called back into action when an evil terrorist organization threatens Los Angeles.
* The Durrells - In Corfu: The Complete 3rd Season (PBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD
Masterpiece: The Durrells in Corfu, Season 3 (UK Edition) DVD
-----The beautiful island of Corfu continues to work its magic on the eccentric Durrell family. Even a visit from Aunt Hermione isn't the usual dreaded experience as the formerly formidable matriarch has embraced the laid-back Greek attitude and found romance. As for Louisa, after a brush with bohemian London artists, she realizes her heart lies in her island paradise. UK EDITION.

* Barry - The Complete First Season (HBO)
Currently this title has been listed for DVD only; no Blu-ray version is indicated as of this writing
Info is per VideoETA; no other information (or package artwork) provided
* The Love Boat - Season 4, Volume 1 (CBS/Paramount)
$29.98 SRP DVD

-----DIVE IN! Book passage on America's favorite cruise ship with Volume One of The Love Boat: Season Four! Join Captain Stubing (Gavin McLeod), Doc (Bernie Kopell), Gopher (Fred Grandy), Isaac the Bartender (Ted Lange), Cruise Director Julie (Lauren Tewes) and Vicki (Jill Whelan) for all the romance, adventure, and laughter that sailed The Love Boat straight into television history! Don't miss the boat on this must-own collection featuring guest appearances from two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks, Academy Award nominee Debbie Reynolds, and music legend David Cassidy!
* The Love Boat - Season 4, Volume 2 (CBS/Paramount)
$29.98 SRP DVD

-----DON'T MISS THE BOAT! Get "on board" with America's favorite guilty pleasure with Volume Two of The Love Boat: Season Four! Set sail with Captain Stubing (Gavin McLeod), Doc (Bernie Kopell), Gopher (Fred Grandy), Isaac the Bartender (Ted Lange), Cruise Director Julie (Lauren Tewes) and Vicki (Jill Whelan) for all the adventure, romance, and laughter that made The Love Boat one of the most beloved shows in television history. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind collection that make waves with any television fan!
* The Beverly Hillbillies - The Official 5th Season (CBS/Paramount)
$29.98 SRP DVD

-----UPSCALE NEIGHBORHOOD. DOWN HOME LIVING. The complete and OFFICIAL fifth season of The Beverly Hillbillies on DVD for the first time ever, with digitally remastered picture and sound, and looking better than ever before! Join in the fun with the Clampett family as they rub elbows with the rich and famous in Beverly Hills -Jed (Buddy Ebsen) fights to defend his fortune from con artists, Granny (Irene Ryan) clashes with her neighbors and the city government while trying to find Elly May (Donna Douglas) a blue-blooded suitor, and Jethro (Max Baer, Jr.) seeks to put his sixth grade education to work in the uproarious fifth season of The Beverly Hillbillies. Guest stars include John Wayne (True Grit), Gloria Swanson, (Sunset Boulevard), Robert Strauss (Stalag17), and Ted Cassidy ("The Addams Family"). Y'allcome back now, ya hear?
* Saved By The Bell - The Complete Collection (Shout! Factory)
$59.99 SRP DVD
Saved By The Bell: The Complete Collection
NOTE: in 2013, Lionsgate released a 13-disc set by the same title, but it has gone out of print. Shout! Factory's new release will come on 16 discs.
* Doctor Who - The Christopher Eccleston & David Tennant Collection (BBC)
$44.98 SRP DVD
Doctor Who: The Christopher Eccleston & David Tennant Collection
* Doctor Who - The Matt Smith Collection (BBC)
$44.98 SRP DVD
Doctor Who: The Matt Smith Collection
* Doctor Who - The Peter Capaldi Collection (BBC)
$44.98 SRP DVD
Doctor Who: The Peter Capaldi Collection
* Good Witch - Season 4 (Cinedigm)
$19.97 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: includes the Good Witch movie "Spellbound"
-----Cassie Nightingale (Catherine Bell) and Dr. Sam Radford (James Denton) plan their wedding while helping Grace (Bailee Madison) and Nick mend their friendship before they blend their families. Cassie continues to impact the lives of her guests at Grey House and works her special brand of magic with those closest to her as well. This 2-disc set features all 10 episodes from Good Witch: Season Four plus the 84 minute Good Witch movie Spellbound.
* Soul Food: The Complete Series (Paramount)
$49.98 SRP DVD

-----DIG INTO THE DELICIOUS DRAMA! Soul Food: The Complete Series dishes up every episode of the beloved Showtime series in the same place for the first time. The critically acclaimed and wildly popular show digs into the lives of the Joseph sisters, a loyal African-American family living in Chicago, and their steamy relationships, challenging jobs, heartwarming children, and everything in between. Join in their successes, share in their setbacks, and follow every moment of the drama that brought a new level of honesty to television. This collection includes each episode from all four seasons on 19 discs. Starring Vanessa Williams, Malinda Williams, Nicole Ari Parker, Boris Kodjoe, RockmondDunbar, Aaron Meeks and Darrin Dewitt Henson. Soul Food: The Complete Series is sure to leave you satisfied. Available for the first time in a new shelf-friendly complete series collection. 19-disc set includes all 5 seasons and all 74 episodes of the beloved series. Starring RockmondDunbar ("Prison Break"), Nicole Ari Parker (Almost Christmas), Vanessa A. Williams ("The Flash"), and Boris Kodjoe("Code Black"). Guest stars include Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Usher, Djimon Hounsou, Idris Elba, Tyra Banks, Drake, Faye Dunaway, Giancarlo Esposito, Hill Harper, Dennis Haysbert, Terrence Howard, BokeemWoodbine, Isaiah Washington, Stuart Scott, Mario Van Peebles, Michael Jai White, and more!
COMING ON 10/16:
* When Calls The Heart - Close To My Heart (Shout! Factory)
$14.93 SRP DVD
When Calls The Heart: Close To My Heart
-----"Wholesome content that the whole family can enjoy" - Parade. From celebrated author Janette Oke (The Love Comes Softly series) comes a rigorous and romantic adventure as epic as the wide frontier. Erin Krakow (Army Wives), Jack Wagner (Melrose Place) and Lori Loughlin (Full House, 90210) star in When Calls The Heart, a beautiful story filled with "many of the values we all hold precious such as love, family, friendship, community, faith and caring about one another" (Military Press)! In Hope Valley, the arrival of Eleanor, the widow of Lee's former silent partner, presents a questionable opportunity for Gowen - while Rosemary's intuition sets off alarm bells about the newcomer. And when a heartbreaking tragedy strikes, the town rallies around its most beloved citizen in her time of need.
* When Calls the Heart - Television Movie Collection: Year 5 (Shout! Factory)
$29.93 SRP DVD
When Calls The Heart: Year Five
-----"Wholesome content that the whole family can enjoy" - Parade. From celebrated author Janette Oke (The Love Comes Softly series) comes a rigorous and romantic adventure as epic as the wide frontier. Erin Krakow (Army Wives), Daniel Lissing (Eye Candy), Jack Wagner (Melrose Place) and Lori Loughlin (Full House, 90210) star in When Calls The Heart, a beautiful story filled with "many of the values we all hold precious such as love, family, friendship, community, faith and caring about one another" (Military Press)! Hearties, rejoice! This six-DVD set collects all of the romance and drama from Year Five of the warm and wonderful When Calls The Heart. Return once again to the town of Hope Valley as schoolteacher Elizabeth (Krakow), Mountie Jack (Lissing), Café owner-turned-Mayor Abigail (Loughlin), and all of your favorite characters bravely face the challenges of frontier life...and those of the heart.
COMING ON 10/23:
* The Americans - The Complete 6th and Final Season (Fox)
$29.98 SRP DVD
The Americans: Season 6
EXTRAS: Deleted Scenes, Gag Reel, Inside Looks - First look, The New Agent, Double Agents, The Jennings, Hidden Messages, The 80's, Favorite Scenes, Saying Goodbye.
-----It is 1987, and an imminent Gorbachev-Reagan nuclear arms summit promises to ease world tensions. But life for the Jennings family is more precarious than ever: Elizabeth's (Emmy Award nominee Keri Russell) relentless dedication as a KGB agent has dealt a potentially lethal blow to her marriage to Philip (Emmy Award nominee Matthew Rhys), who has left espionage behind. As Philip's friendship with FBI agent Stan Beeman (Noah Emmerich) grows, the danger of exposure of the family "business," which now includes Paige (Holly Taylor), reaches crisis level. With deft writing, impeccable performances and "deliciously suspenseful tension" (Matt Roush, TV Insider), the sixth and final season of The Americans delivers the most stunning revelations and betrayals in the acclaimed series' history.

* Shetland - Season 4 (BBC)
CA$49.98 SRP DVD

-----Welcome back to Scotland’s breathtakingly beautiful Shetland Islands, where re-opening a teenager’s cold murder case triggers a new chain of killings and attacks. Join good-natured DI Jimmy Perez (Douglas Henshall) and his bright young DS, “Tosh” MacIntosh (Alison O’Donnell), as they investigate the apparent copycat murder of a local journalist, killed while collecting clues about corporate manslaughter and its cover-up. Prepare yourself for shocks and suspense in this gripping police crime drama, inspired by the novels of Ann Cleeves.

+++++NOTE: This information comes from the pre-order listing found at Amazon's Canadian branch. We expect this in the USA as well, but BBC Home Entertainment has not officially announced the title for general retail in the USA as of this writing.

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