Upcoming DVD Releases





COMING ON 5/4:
* Hemingway – A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (PBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD; 49.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–HEMINGWAY examines the visionary work and turbulent life of one of the greatest and most influential American writers: Ernest Hemingway. Intimate and insightful, the series weaves together Hemingways biography with excerpts from his work. The film penetrates the myth of Hemingway to reveal a deeply troubled and ultimately tragic figure. Producer: Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, Ken Burns. Author: Geoffrey C. Ward. Narrator: Peter Coyote. 3-disc set in either format.

* Atlantic Crossing (PBS)
$44.99 SRP DVD

—–Inspired by true events, this is the untold story of the Norwegian Crown Princess becoming an influential figure in world politics during World War II, depicting the tragic events of the war from a unique and unseen perspective. Starring Sofia Helin and Kyle MacLachlan. Author: Alexander Eik, Linda May Kallestein. Producer: Moa Westeson, Silje Hopland Eik. 3-disc set.
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COMING ON 5/18:
* Rugrats – The Complete Series (Nickelodeon/ViacomCBS)
$55.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: Runaway Reptar; All Growed Up; Babies in Toyland; Tales from the Crib: “Snow White”; Tales from the Crib: “Three Jacks & A Beanstalk”
—–This must be your ducky day! The whole world is a big adventure waitin’ to be ‘splored with all 9 seasons of Rugrats, the classic Nickelodeon TV show, in a 26-disc complete series collection! Baldly go where no baby’s every gone before as the Rugrats turn the ordinary into the extraordinary every day! Rugrats follows the secret life of babies Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Kimi, and Dil, plus toddlers Angelica and Susie, as they embark on misguided adventures (in reality and their vivid imaginations), right under the noses of their unsuspecting parents and grandparents. Featuring the voice talents of E. G. Daily (“The Powerpuff Girls”) as Tommy, Tara Strong (“The Fairly Odd Parents”) as Dil, Nancy Cartwright (“The Simpsons”) as Chuckie, Kath Soucie (“Danny Phantom”) as Phil and Lil, Cree Summer (“Robot Chicken”) as Susie, Cheryl Chase (“All Grown Up!”) as Angelica, and more, this collection is perfect for both “growed up” long-time fans and today’s generation of kids to enjoy!
NOTE: seasons 5-9 have previously been available as manufacture-on-demand (MOD) titles, but are “going wide” at retail for the first time in this release
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COMING ON 5/21
* Baywatch – Remastered: All 9 Seasons (VEI)
$109.99 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Includes Pilot, Limited Edition Poster, and Fun Facts Booklet
—–First airing in 1989, Baywatch broadcast into over 200 different countries, was translated into 48 languages, reached an estimated audience of 1 billion viewers worldwide according to TV Guide, and was awarded a Guinness World Record for having the largest global TV audience in history. Described by Entertainment Weekly as ‘the most popular show in the history of the planet’, Baywatch spawned a legion of international stars including David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Carmen Electra, Gena Lee Nolan, and Yasmine Bleeth. All episodes are now available in High Definition, at 16:9 cinematic widescreen. In addition, 350 songs have been re-created to score the iconic Baywatch montages.
NOTE: this is the Blu-ray version of the title; the DVD format version was announced in last week’s Roundup: https://www.facebook.com/tvshowsondvd/posts/10159018812051063
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COMING ON 6/29:
* His Dark Materials – The Complete 2nd Season: New Worlds Await (Warner)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $29.98 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Noble Rogue: The Legend of Lee Scoresby [This documentary will explore the DNA of Lee Scoresby’s character (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and the aspects of the cowboy, outlaw or rogue, who through bravery, loyalty, and rebelliousness are willing to stick up for the underdog and fight for justice]; Exploring His Dark Materials: Panserbjørne; Exploring His Dark Materials: Daemons; Exploring His Dark Materials:Portals & The Multiverse; Exploring His Dark Materials: Witches; His Dark Materials: Bringing Daemons and Bears to Life; His Dark Materials: Exploring Cittàgazze; His Dark Materials: Worlds Collide; The Powerful Mrs. Coulter; Lyra; The Subtle Knife
—–His Dark Materials follows young orphan Lyra (Dafne Keen) on a journey through a parallel world, where a human’s soul exists outside one’s body – in the form of a talking animal called a daemon. Season Two begins as Lyra, distraught over the death of her best friend, embarks upon a journey in a strange and mysterious abandoned city. There she meets Will (Amir Wilson), a boy from our world who is also running from a troubled past. Lyra and Will learn their destinies are tied to reuniting Will with his father, but find their path is constantly thwarted as a war begins to brew around them. Meanwhile, Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson) searches for Lyra, determined to bring her home by any means necessary. Season Two series regulars include stars Dafne Keen (Logan), Ruth Wilson (The Affair), Amir Wilson (The Secret Garden), Ariyon Bakare (Life), Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Fleabag), Will Keen (The Crown), Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton). Joining the cast this season are Terence Stamp (Superman), Jade Anouka (Cleaning Up) and Simone Kirby (Notes on Blindness). 2-disc set in either format.
NOTE: we are aware that the attached cover art does NOT match the artwork seen at various pre-order listings for this title. We are using the box art which the studio provided to us as part of the title announcement/press release they emailed us.
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I Dream of Jeannie – The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
$85.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–Your Wish is Our Command! All 139 episodes debuting in HIGH DEFINITION! With the blink of her eyes and a nod of her head, Barbara Eden will make your wishes come true in I Dream Of Jeannie: The Complete Series. Larry Hagman is Captain Anthony Tony Nelson, an astronaut who finds himself Master to a beautiful and crafty genie (Eden), whom he unknowingly releases from a bottle. Together, he and Jeannie are a magical match. Packed with some of television’s brightest guest stars, I Dream Of Jeannie is the beloved must-own comedy series that will have you dreaming of TV’s Golden Age. 12-disc set.
NOTE: this is a high-def Blu-ray Disc release; the title was released on DVD format by Sony in 2008, and then again by Mill Creek in 2015



PBS KIDS DVD RELEASE FROM PBS DISTRIBUTION THIS MAY





PBS KIDS DVD RELEASE FROM PBS DISTRIBUTION THIS MAY
Below is a listing of the upcoming PBS KIDS DVD that will be released from PBS Distribution slated for May.

Every purchase helps support public television for all.

Families can also find full episodes of PBS KIDS series for free on their local PBS stations, the PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and PBS KIDS digital platforms, including pbskids.org, the PBS KIDS Video app, and the PBS KIDS Prime Video Channel.

Programs available:
PBS KIDS: 15 Sports Stories – 5/18/21
Run Time: 220 min. on 1 discs
SRP: $6.99

About PBS KIDS
PBS KIDS believes the world is full of possibilities, and so is every child. As the number one educational media brand for kids, PBS KIDS helps children ages 2-8 learn lessons that last a lifetime. Through television, digital media, and community-based programs, PBS KIDS wants children to see themselves uniquely reflected and celebrated in loveable, diverse characters who serve as positive role models, and to explore their feelings and discover new adventures along the way. Families can watch PBS KIDS anytime on the free PBS KIDS 24/7 channel and the PBS KIDS Video app, available on mobile and connected-TV devices, no subscription required. PBS KIDS’ large collection of mobile apps and pbskids.org provide accessible content, including digital games and streaming video to spark kids’ curiosity. PBS KIDS and local stations across the country support the entire ecosystem in which children learn and grow – including their teachers, parents, and community – providing resources to support children’s learning, anytime and anywhere. For more information, visit pbs.org/pressroom, or follow PBS KIDS on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

About PBS DISTRIBUTION
PBS Distribution is a leading distributor of public media content around the world, reaching audiences through multiple platforms and formats. The company, a joint venture of PBS and GBH Boston, operates six streaming channels — PBS Masterpiece (US and CAN), PBS KIDS, PBS Living, PBS Documentaries and PBS America (U.K.). Other services include transactional video-on-demand, subscription video-on-demand licensing, physical products on DVD and Blu-ray, theatrical releasing, educational, non-theatrical, inflight, and international program sales and co-productions.

PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators the highest quality factual, scripted, and children’s programming including films from Ken Burns, hit series from MASTERPIECE and foreign language dramas from Walter Presents, entertaining and educational PBS KIDS series, and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, and many independent producers. For over 10 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations, and producers.



“HEMINGWAY: A FILM BY KEN BURNS AND LYNN NOVICK” HEADLINES DVD/BLU-RAY RELEASES





“HEMINGWAY: A FILM BY KEN BURNS AND LYNN NOVICK” AND “MASTERPIECE: ATLANTIC CROSSING”
HEADLINE DVD/BLU-RAY RELEASES FROM PBS DISTRIBUTION
THIS MAY
Below is a listing of the upcoming DVD/Blu-Ray releases from PBS Distribution slated for May.

Every purchase helps support public television for all.

Programs available:
Hemingway: A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick – 5/4/21
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 360 min. on 3 discs – DVD and Blu-Ray
SRP: $39.99 / $49.99 (Blu-Ray)

MASTERPIECE: Atlantic Crossing – 5/4/21
Genre: Drama
Run Time: 470 min. on 3 discs – DVD
SRP: $44.99

MASTERPIECE: Triple Feature with Mrs. Wilson/Flesh & Blood/The Chaperone DVD – 5/4/21
Genre: Drama/Mystery
Run Time: 460 min. on 4 discs – DVD
SRP: $49.99

Dolly Parton: 50 Years at the Opry – 5/11/21
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 90 min. on 1 disc – DVD
SRP: $24.99

NOVA: Looking for Life on Mars – 5/4/21
Genre: Science Documentary
Run Time: 60 min. on 1 disc – DVD
SRP: $24.99



WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES HIS DARK MATERIALS: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON





WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES HBO’S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED

HIS DARK MATERIALS: THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON

COMING TO BLU-RAYTM AND DVD JUNE 29, 2021

Featuring Over an Hour of Bonus Material Including an All-New Never-Before-Seen Featurette

Twitter Pitch: Embark on a fantastical adventure into a parallel world when #HisDarkMaterials: The Complete Second Season arrives on Blu-ray & DVD 6/29 from @WBHomeEnt. @daemonsanddust @darkmaterials

Facebook: @warnerbrosent @HisDarkMaterialsOfficial

Instagram: @warnerbrosentertainment @daemonsanddust @darkmaterialsofficial

BURBANK, CA (April 27, 2021) – Embark on an incredible adventure into a parallel world when Warner Bros. Home Entertainment releases His Dark Materials: The Complete Second Season, the critically-acclaimed original fantasy series from HBO, on Blu-rayTM and DVD June 29, 2021. Adapted from the second book of Philip Pullman’s epic trilogy, which has sold over 22 million copies worldwide, His Dark Materials: The Complete Second Season features all seven episodes from the exciting second season plus over an hour of special features including an all-new never-before-seen featurette. The release will be priced at $29.98 SRP ($39.99 in Canada) for the Blu-ray, which includes Digital Copy (US Only) and $24.98 SRP ($29.98 SRP in Canada) for the DVD. His Dark Materials: The Complete Second Season is also available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers.

His Dark Materials follows young orphan Lyra (Dafne Keen) on a journey through a parallel world where a human’s soul exists outside one’s body – in the form of a talking animal called a daemon. Season two begins as Lyra, distraught over the death of her best friend, embarks upon a journey in a strange and mysterious abandoned city. There she meets Will (Amir Wilson), a boy from our world who is also running from a troubled past. Lyra and Will learn their destinies are tied to reuniting Will with his father but find their path is constantly thwarted as a war begins to brew around them. Meanwhile, Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson) searches for Lyra, determined to bring her home by any means necessary.

Season two series regulars include stars Dafne Keen (Logan), Ruth Wilson (The Affair), Amir Wilson (The Secret Garden), Ariyon Bakare (Life), Andrew Scott (Sherlock, Fleabag), Will Keen (The Crown), Ruta Gedmintas (The Strain) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton). Joining the cast this season are Terence Stamp (Superman), Jade Anouka (Cleaning Up) and Simone Kirby (Notes on Blindness).

His Dark Materials is produced by Bad Wolf in association with New Line Cinema for BBC One and HBO. Executive producing the series are Jane Tranter, Dan McCulloch, Joel Collins and Julie Gardner for Bad Wolf; Philip Pullman, Jack Thorne, Tom Hooper; Deborah Forte, Toby Emmerich and Carolyn Blackwood for New Line Cinema; and Ben Irving and Piers Wenger for the BBC.

7 ONE-HOUR EPISODES

1. The City of Magpies

2. The Cave

3. Theft

4. Tower of the Angels

5. The Scholar

6. Malice

7. Æsahættr

BONUS FEATURES

Noble Rogue: The Legend of Lee Scoresby (Exclusive to Blu-ray and DVD)
This documentary will explore the DNA of Lee Scoresby’s character (Lin-Manuel Miranda) and the aspects of the cowboy, outlaw or rogue, who through bravery, loyalty, and rebelliousness are willing to stick up for the underdog and fight for justice.

Exploring His Dark Materials: Panserbjørne
Exploring His Dark Materials: Daemons
Exploring His Dark Materials:Portals & The Multiverse
Exploring His Dark Materials: Witches
His Dark Materials: Bringing Daemons and Bears to Life
His Dark Materials: Exploring Cittàgazze
His Dark Materials: Worlds Collide
The Powerful Mrs. Coulter
Lyra
The Subtle Knife

DIGITAL

The second season of His Dark Materials is now available to own on Digital. Digital purchase allows consumers to instantly stream and download to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices. Digital movies and TV shows are available from various digital retailers including Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and others. A Digital Code is also included in the U.S. with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray™ discs for redemption and cloud storage.

BASICS

Street Date: June 29, 2021

BD and DVD Presented in 16×9 widescreen format

Run Time: Approx. 420 minutes

Enhanced Content: Approx. 67 minutes

DVD

Price: $24.98 SRP ($29.98 in Canada)

2 DVD-9s

DVD Audio: English (5.1) DD

DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish​

BLU-RAY

Price: $29.98 SRP ($39.99 in Canada)

2 BD-50s

BD Audio: English DTS 5.1, French​

BD Subtitles: English SDH, French, Latin Spanish

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Inc.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.



Upcoming DVD Releases





COMING ON 5/3:
* Baywatch – Remastered: All 9 Seasons! (VEI)
$69.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: Includes Pilot, Limited Edition Poster, and Fun Facts Booklet
—–First airing in 1989, Baywatch broadcast into over 200 different countries, was translated into 48 languages, reached an estimated audience of 1 billion viewers worldwide according to TV Guide, and was awarded a Guinness World Record for having the largest global TV audience in history. Described by Entertainment Weekly as ‘the most popular show in the history of the planet’, Baywatch spawned a legion of international stars including David Hasselhoff, Pamela Anderson, Carmen Electra, Gena Lee Nolan, and Yasmine Bleeth. All episodes (9 seasons, 198 episodes) are now available in High Definition, upscaled to 16:9 cinematic widescreen. In addition, 350 original songs have been created to score the iconic Baywatch montages.
NOTE: the studio, VEI, says on their Facebook page that a Blu-ray version is “coming very soon!”: https://www.facebook.com/Visual…/posts/4581745591841873…
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COMING ON 5/25:
* Genius – Season 3: Aretha (National Geographic/Disney)
$29.95 SRP DVD MOD

—–GENIUS is an Emmy-winning anthology series that dramatizes the fascinating stories of the world’s most brilliant innovators, exploring their extraordinary achievements along with their volatile, passionate and complex personal relationships. The third season explores Aretha Franklin’s musical genius and incomparable career, as well as the immeasurable impact and lasting influence she has had on music and culture around the world. Grammy Award winner Franklin was a gospel prodigy and outspoken civil rights champion; she is widely considered to be the greatest singer of the past 50 years, receiving countless honors throughout her career. 2-disc set.

* Doctor Who – Story #150: Delta And The Bannermen (BBC Archive)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–With high hopes, the Seventh Doctor (Sylvester McCoy) and Mel (Bonnie Langford) embark on an intergalactic tour bus for a prize trip to Disneyland, 1959. Their luck begins to change when the ship collides with an early satellite, and everyone winds up in a Welsh holiday camp. Single-disc title.
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COMING ON 6/8:
* MacGyver – Season 4 (Lionsgate)
$29.98 SRP DVD

—–The thrilling reimagining of the classic series is back! In this action-packed fourth season, ex-MI6 agent Russ Taylor recruits former Phoenix Foundation members Mac, Riley, Bozer, Matty, and Desi to hunt down a bioweapon that’s planned to be used by a mysterious organization for a devastating attack on a major U.S. city. Lucas Till, Tristin Mays, Justin Hires, Meredith Eaton, and Henry Ian Cusick. Created and executive produced by Lee David Zlotoff, the creator of the original series. 3-disc set.

* Power Book II: Ghost – Season 1 (Lionsgate)
$34.98 SRP DVD
PRE-ORDER LISTING IS NOT YET AVAILABLE
—–“Power Book II: Ghost” picks up after the events of “Power” as Tariq St. Patrick grapples with his father’s death while his mother, Tasha, faces charges for the murder her son committed. Tariq is forced to split his time between school and hustling to pay for Davis MacLean, the defense lawyer who is Tasha’s only hope of escaping prosecution by U.S. Attorney Cooper Saxe. Tariq turns to the drug game, entangling himself with a family headed by Monet Stewart Tejada. He figures out the only way to avoid the same fate his father met is to become him…only better.
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COMING ON 6/22:
* When Calls The Heart – What The Heart Wants & Before My Very Eyes (Shout!)
$14.98 SRP DVD

—–What the Heart Wants: Lucas and Elizabeth take their relationship to the next level, but Elizabeth worries she isn’t ready for commitment. Rosemary and Lee adjust to life with their niece with them while Rosemary ponders her life’s purpose. Before My Very Eyes: A health scare has everyone in Hope Valley worried about one of their own, and they band together to help with the recovery. Nathan works to finalize his adoption of Allie, and a new stranger comes to town with secrets of his own. Single-disc title.
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COMING ON 6/29:
* Bloodlands – Series 1 (RLJ/Acorn)
$34.99 SRP DVD

—–In the gripping thriller Bloodlands from Jed Mercurio (Line of Duty, Bodyguard), veteran detective Tom Brannick (James Nesbitt) connects a criminal’s car pulled from the sea to a notorious series of disappearances…including his own wife’s, 20 years earlier. Brannick begins an obsessive campaign to unmask a possible assassin, code-named Goliath, in a case that evokes Northern Ireland’s dark past. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 12/6:
* Ride with Norman Reedus, Season 2 (RLJ/Image)
$29.99 SRP DVD; $29.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–The Walking Dead star and motorcycle enthusiast Norman Reedus hits the open road once again. This time he is joined by friends like TWD’s co-star Jeffrey Dean Morgan, TWD’s showrunner Greg Nicotero, and comedian Dave Chappelle, as he travels the globe taking in the sites and experiencing the local culture and biker community. From as far as Spain and Hawaii to the lowlands of North Carolina and the streets of NYC, the adventure continues… 2-disc set in either format.



Upcoming DVD Releases





NOW AVAILABLE (4/13):
* Riviera – Season 3 (Universal)
$34.98 SRP DVD MOD

—–A year has passed since the explosive finale of Riviera Season Two. Georgina (Julia Stiles) has abandoned the Riviera and reinvented herself as Georgina Ryland. She has partnered up with charismatic art restitution expert, Gabriel Hirsch (Rupert Graves), and together they scour the world for stolen artworks. However, when Gabriel confiscates an artifact from a corrupt dealer, this catapults them into a dangerous conspiracy. From Venice, they travel to Saint-Tropez and Buenos Aires in pursuit of the truth. Riviera Season Three offers a glorious opportunity to lose yourself in the twists and turns of a juicy thriller while enjoying some serious escapism. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 4/27:
* Tell Me A Story – Season 2 (ViacomCBS)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–And they all lived happily ever after…or did they? TELL ME A STORY takes the world’s most beloved fairy tales and reimagines them as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. Exploring an entirely new set of fairy tales and characters, the 10-episode second season features the stories of three legendary princesses – “Beauty and the Beast,” “Sleeping Beauty” and “Cinderella” – like you’ve never seen them before. We’ll meet the Pruitt family as they navigate love, loss, romance and terror against the iconic backdrop of Music City – Nashville, Tenn. Filmed on location in Nashville, season two stars Paul Wesley (“The Vampire Diaries”) as Tucker Reed, Carrie-Anne Moss (“The Matrix,” “Jessica Jones”) as Rebecca Pruitt, Odette Annable (“House,” “Supergirl”) as Maddie Pruitt, Eka Darville (“Jessica Jones”) as Beau Morris, Matt Lauria (“Kingdom,” “Friday Night Lights”) as Jackson Pruitt, Natalie Alyn Lind (“The Gifted,” “The Goldbergs”) as Ashley Rose Pruitt, and Ashley Madekwe (“Salem,” “Revenge”) as Simone Garland. In addition, Danielle Campbell (“The Originals”) returns to TELL ME A STORY this season in a recurring role, as Olivia Moon. Garcelle Beauvais (“Spider-Man Homecoming”) as Veronica Garland, Caleb Castille (“Wu Tang: An American Saga”) as Ron, and Christopher Meyer (“The Affair”) as Derek round out the cast with recurring roles in this final season. 4-disc set.
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COMING ON 5/11:
* Dead To Me – Season 2 (ViacomCBS)
$24.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–“No one can ever know what happened. Except us.” Jen and Judy are not okay. Not even a little. With their lives spinning out of control, they’re clinging to each other…and their secrets. Stars Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini return as Jen (Appelgate) and Judy (Cardellini). Cast also includes James Marsden, Valerie Mahaffey, Suzy Nakamura, Natalie Morales, Katey Sagal, and more. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 5/18:
* Shadow Lines – Season 1 (RLJ/Image)
$27.99 SRP DVD

—–In the wake of World War II, Finland found itself on the front lines of the Cold War. This multilingual thriller follows Finnish student Helena (Emmi Parviainen, Secret Lives) as she is plunged headfirst into the dangerous world of espionage by her enigmatic godfather, leader of The Fist, a secret intelligence team whose mission is to defend Finland’s independence, no matter the cost. 3-disc set.
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COMING ON 6/1:
* Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal – The Complete 1st Season (Warner)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $27.98 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Digital Copy (Blu-ray only)
—–A caveman at the dawn of evolution and a dinosaur on the brink of extinction are bonded by tragedy. This unlikely friendship becomes the only hope of survival in a violent, primordial world. From Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars, the Hotel Transylvania films). 2-disc set on DVD and single-disc title on Blu-ray.

* The Little Rascals – The ClassicFlix Restorations, Volume 1 (ClassicFlix)
$39.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–Remastered, uncut and beautifully restored, now you can see The Little Rascals like never before. With restorations so glorious, it will be like watching these iconic shorts for the first time! Hal Roach’s Our Gang series is one of the longest running and most prolific in the field of short subjects, with 220 one- and two-reel comedies released between 1922 and 1944. The secret to the longevity of the series, as well as its appeal to generations long after its conclusion, is mainly due to Roach’s choice to cast kids who came across as “natural” on the screen – scruffy underdogs that moviegoers could identify with or wish they could be – not glossy “showbiz professionals”. After producing 88 silent Our Gang shorts, Roach transitioned to sound releasing 80 “talkies” in the series starting with Small Talk in 1929. It took time to fine-tune the adjustment from silent to sound, but soon the studio began firing on all cylinders, producing classics like Shivering Shakespeare and The First Seven Years (both 1930). The Little Rascals – The ClassicFlix Restorations, Volume 1 contains the first 11 Our Gang sound shorts produced by Roach at the dawn of the “talkie era”: Small Talk to A Tough Winter, with each short newly scanned and restored from original Hal Roach 35mm film elements. A must-have for any true Our Gang fan, Volume 1 features the talents of Jackie Cooper, Allen “Farina” Hoskins, Mary Ann Jackson, Bobby “Wheezer” Hutchins, Joe Cobb, Harry Spear and Norman “Chubby” Chaney. **Please note that while this set may go wide retail at some point in the future, it is currently exclusive to and only available at the ClassicFlix website.** SHORTS – 1929: Small Talk; Railroadin’; Lazy Days; Boxing Gloves; Bouncing Babies; Moan and Groan Inc; 1930: Shivering Shakespeare; The First Seven Years; When the Wind Blows; Bear Shooters; A Tough Winter
NOTE: this title was originally announced to ship this week, on 4/13, but has been delayed until June 1st. The “Volume 2” release is still set for June 29th, as we originally mentioned in our 3/12 Roundup. ClassicFlix plans to announce “Volume 3” in the near future, so stay tuned! Our thanks to reader John Cerone for the heads-up about the “Volume 1” delay.
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COMING ON 6/15:
* The Walking Dead: World Beyond – Season 1 (RLJ/Image)
$24.99 SRP DVD; $39.98 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: A Look at the Series; Meet the Characters; The Making of Season 1
—–A group of teenagers living in a community sheltered from the dangers of the apocalypse receive a message that inspires them to leave the safety of the only home they have ever known and embark on a cross-country journey to save their father. Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Hal Cumpston, Nicolas Cantu, Nico Tortorella. 3-disc set in either format.

* Garfield And Friends – The Grumpy Cat Collection (PBS)
$29.99 SRP DVD

—–Get ready for the first 3 seasons of Garfield and Friends, the beloved animated Saturday morning TV series! This hilarious DVD set includes more than 50 episodes starring everyone’s favorite feline. 6-disc set.
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COMING ON 6/22:
* Balthazar – Series 3 (RLJ/Acorn)
$39.99 SRP DVD

—–Devastated by his friend’s death, Parisian forensic pathologist Raphaël Balthazar (Tomer Sisley) has vowed never to touch a corpse again. But his resolve wavers when he discovers a dead body while sailing, and soon he’s working once more with Chief Inspector Hélène Bach (Hélène de Fougerolles), who’s closing in on their most elusive suspect: his wife’s killer. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 6/29:
* Drunk History – The Complete Series (Comedy Central/ViacomCBS)
$55.98 SRP DVD

—–A toast: To the complete series of Drunk History! For six buzzworthy seasons, host Derek Waters heard from actors and comedians about history’s most riveting chapters, and produced star-studded re-enactments of these events. Some of the stories are silly; others are sobering. Some have been taught far and wide, and others highlight the history of marginalized communities that many textbooks omit. All were worth talking about over a few drinks. (OK, sometimes it was more than a few drinks.) Executive produced by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Jeremy Konner and Derek Waters, all of Drunk History’s 70 episodes are included in this 11-disc set, including Seasons 5 and 6, which have never before been released on DVD. That’s 33 episodes brand new to DVD! The show has 17 Primetime Emmy nominations, including one win for “Outstanding Costumes for a Variety Program or a Special” (Christina Mongini and Cassandra Conners). Guest stars include Tiffany Haddish, Bill Hader, David Harbour, Bob Odenkirk, Octavia Spencer, Laura Dern, Ryan Gosling, Maya Rudolph, Jack Black, Will Ferrell, and more, including the “Hamilton” episode told by Pulitzer, Tony Award, Grammy, Emmy Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda!

* The Murders – Season 1 (RLJ/Acorn)
$34.99 SRP DVD

—–Jessica Lucas (Gotham) stars in this Canadian mystery series as Kate Jameson, a rookie detective determined to make her mark on the homicide team. But things go horribly awry when she breaks the first rule of policing: never leave your gun unattended. Haunted by her mistake, Kate seeks to make amends through every case, including that of a mysterious killer who seems particularly invested in her. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 7/6:
* Defending Jacob – The Limited Series (ViacomCBS)
$25.99 SRP DVD; also coming on Blu-ray Disc via manufacture on demand (“MOD”)

EXTRAS: two Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes; Deleted Scenes
—–Chris Evans (Captain America films, The Avengers films) stars in the acclaimed limited series DEFENDING JACOB. A gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, DEFENDING JACOB unfolds around a shocking crime that rocks a small Massachusetts town, and one family in particular…forcing an assistant district attorney (Evans) to choose between his sworn duty to uphold justice and his unconditional love for his son. DEFENDING JACOB was created, written, and executive produced by Mark Bomback (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), and directed and executive produced by Academy Award nominee Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game). The series also stars Golden Globe nominee Michelle Dockery (“Downton Abbey”), Jaeden Martell (It, Knives Out), Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash), and three-time Emmy Award winner Cherry Jones (“The Handmaid’s Tale”). 3-disc set on DVD.



Upcoming DVD Releases





NOW AVAILABLE (4/6):
* Bar Rescue – Season 7 (ViacomCBS)
$34.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–Veteran nightlife expert Jon Taffer is on a mission to save bars on the brink of shutting down. Bringing in over 30 years of hands-on experience, Jon empowers bar owners to eliminate health hazards, shoddy staff and bad branding to turn failing bars into profitable businesses. 3-disc set.
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COMING ON 5/4:
* The Mallorca Files – Series 1 (BBC)
$29.98 SRP DVD

—–Ambitious young British detective Miranda Blake and her laid-back German partner Max Winter look like the perfect team…if only they could see it. But as this mismatched partnership starts to solve some of the island’s most mysterious cases, the chemistry starts to build. This exhilarating detective drama, shot on spectacular locations all across Mallorca, lifts the veil on the many unknown and different sides to this picturesque island. 3-disc set.
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COMING ON 6/8:
* Fuller House – The 5th and Final Season (Warner)
$24.98 SRP DVD

—–Hey fannerinos, let’s laugh, cry and “awoooo” along with the whole Tanner-Fuller fam before we say goodbye. 2-disc set.
* Fuller House – The Complete Series (Warner)
$99.98 SRP DVD

—–In Fuller House, the adventures that began in 1987 on Full House continue, with veterinarian D.J. Tanner-Fuller (Candace Cameron Bure) recently widowed and living in San Francisco. D.J.’s younger sister/aspiring musician Stephanie Tanner (Jodie Sweetin) and D.J.’s lifelong best friend/fellow single mother Kimmy Gibbler (Andrea Barber), along with Kimmy’s feisty teenage daughter Ramona (Soni Nicole Bringas), all move in to help take care of D.J.’s three boys: the rebellious 12-year-old Jackson (Michael Champion), neurotic 7-year-old Max (Elias Harger) and her newborn baby, Tommy Jr (Messitt Twins). 10-disc set.
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COMING ON 6/29:
* Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts – The Complete Series (Universal)
$22.98 SRP DVD

—–After spending her entire life living in an underground burrow, a young girl named Kipo is thrust into an adventure on the surface of a fantastical post-apocalyptic Earth. She joins a ragtag group of survivors as they embark on a journey through a vibrant wonderland…where everything trying to kill them is downright adorable. The series is executive produced and created by Radford Sechrist (How to Train Your Dragon 2) and executive produced and developed for TV by Bill Wolko (Once Upon a Time). 6-disc set.



BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, PART ONE COMING TO DIGITAL & BLU-RAY™





HOLIDAY MURDERS LEAD GOTHAM CITY’S CRIME-FIGHTING TRIUMVIRATE TO EXTREME MEASURES IN

BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, PART ONE COMING TO DIGITAL & BLU-RAY™

ON JUNE 22, 2021

JENSEN ACKLES, NAYA RIVERA, JOSH DUHAMEL,

BILLY BURKE, DAVID DASTMALCHIAN, TITUS WELLIVER LEAD ALL-STAR CAST IN LATEST DC UNIVERSE MOVIES OFFERING

Twitter Pitch: BATMAN THE LONG HALLOWEEN PART ONE on Digital & Blu-ray 6/22/21. Featuring @JensenAckles @joshduhamel @billy_burke @Dastmalchian @TroyBakerVA @welliver_titus @AmyLandecker @Julie_Nathanson @JackQuaid92 @FredTatasciore @iamtimsheridan @WBHomeEnt @DCComics #LongHalloween1

TRAILER LINK:

BURBANK, CA (April 8, 2021) – Atrocious serial killings on holidays in Gotham send The World’s Greatest Detective into action – confronting both organized crime and a mysterious murderer – in Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One, the next entry in the popular series of the DC Universe Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, the feature-length animated film – which will be accompanied by the latest DC Showcase animated short, The Losers – is set for release on Digital and Blu-ray on June 22, 2021.

Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One will be available on Blu-ray (USA $29.98 SRP; Canada $39.99 SRP) as well as on Digital. The Blu-ray features a Blu-ray disc with the film in hi-definition and a digital version of the movie. Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One will be available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack at a later date in 2022 as a combined presentation of the film with Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two.

Inspired by the iconic mid-1990s DC story from Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One begins as a brutal murder on Halloween prompts Gotham’s young vigilante, the Batman, to form a pact with the city’s only two uncorrupt lawmen (Police Captain James Gordan and District Attorney Harvey Dent) in order to take down The Roman, head of the notorious and powerful Falcone Crime Family. But when more deaths occur on Thanksgiving and Christmas, it becomes clear that, instead of ordinary gang violence, they’re also dealing with a serial killer – the identity of whom, with each conflicting clue, grows harder to discern. Few cases have ever tested the wits of the World’s Greatest Detective like the mystery behind the Holiday Killer.

Lauded for his performance as Red Hood/Jason Todd in 2010’s Batman Under the Red Hood, Jensen Ackles (Supernatural, Smallville) returns to the DC Universe Movies as the title character of Batman/Bruce Wayne. The late Naya Rivera (Glee), who passed away in 2020, gives one of her final performances as Catwoman/Selina Kyle. The all-star cast includes Josh Duhamel (Transformers, Las Vegas) as Harvey Dent, Billy Burke (Twilight, Revolution, Zoo) as James Gordon, Titus Welliver (Bosch, Deadwood, The Town) as Carmine Falcone, David Dastmalchian (The Suicide Squad, Ant-Man, Dune, The Dark Knight) as Calendar Man, Troy Baker (The Last of Us, Batman: Arkham Knight) as Joker, Amy Landecker (Your Honor, Transparent) as Barbara Gordon, Julie Nathanson (Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay) as Gilda Dent, Jack Quaid (The Boys, The Hunger Games) as Alberto, Fred Tatasciore (American Dad!, Family Guy) as Solomon Grundy and Alastair Duncan (The Batman, Batman Unlimited franchise) as Alfred. Additional voices provided by Frances Callier, Greg Chun, Gary Leroi Gray and Jim Pirri.

Chris Palmer (Superman: Man of Tomorrow) directs Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One from a screenplay by Tim Sheridan (Reign of the Supermen, Superman: Man of Tomorrow). Producers are Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) and Kimberly S. Moreau (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). Butch Lukic (Justice Society: World War II, Superman: Man of Tomorrow) is Supervising Producer. Executive Producer is Michael Uslan. Sam Register is Executive Producer.

Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One – Special Features

Blu-ray and Digital

DC Showcase – The Losers (New Animated Short) – The legendary rag-tag team of World War II outcasts – Captain Storm, Johnny Cloud, “Mile-a Minute” Jones, rookie Gunner and Sarge – find themselves marooned on an uncharted island in the South Pacific that is completely overrun with dinosaurs! Their would-be ally on this deadly mission, the mysterious and beautiful Fan Long of the Chinese Security Agency, tells them their job is to rescue the scientists that have been sent to study the time/space anomaly. Perhaps… but what is her mission?

A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie – An advance look at the next animated film in the popular DC Universe Movies collection, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two.

From the DC Vault – Batman: The Animated Series – “Christmas With The Joker”

From the DC Vault – Batman: The Animated Series – “It’s Never Too Late”

Looking for a refresher course on animated super hero entertainment before seeing Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One? Check out the wide array of DC Universe Movies now available on HBO Max.

Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS

On June 22, 2021, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One will be available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including Amazon, the Apple TV app, FandangoNOW, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. On July 6, 2021, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.

ABOUT MOVIES ANYWHERE

Movies Anywhere is a digital movie platform that enables movie fans to discover, access, and watch their favorite digital movies in one place. Movies Anywhere brings together a library of nearly 7,500 digital movies from Sony Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox Film, The Walt Disney Studios (including Disney, Pixar, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm), Universal Pictures (including DreamWorks and Illumination Entertainment) and Warner Bros., and will continue to expand the consumer experience as more content providers, digital retailers and platforms are added. By connecting participating digital retailers that include Amazon Prime Video, the Apple TV app, FandangoNOW, Google Play, and Vudu, movie fans can now bring together their digital movie collections (whether purchased or redeemed) in one place and enjoy them from the comfort of their living rooms, and across multiple devices and platforms, including Amazon Fire devices; Android devices and Android TV; Apple TV, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch; Chromecast; Roku® devices and popular browsers. Movie fans can also redeem digital codes found in eligible Blu-ray and DVD disc packages from participating studios and enjoy them through Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere – your movies, together at last.

ABOUT DIGITAL

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BASICS

PRODUCT SRP

Blu-ray $29.98 USA, $39.99 Canada

Blu-ray Languages: English, Spanish, French, German

Blu-ray Subtitles: English, Spanish, French, German, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian

Running Time: 85 minutes

Rated PG-13 for violence, bloody images, language and some smoking

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.:

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s physical and digital distribution businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

ABOUT DC

DC, a WarnerMedia Company, creates iconic characters, enduring stories, and immersive experiences that inspire and entertain audiences of every generation around the world and is one of the world’s largest publishers of comics and graphic novels. As a creative division, DC is charged with strategically integrating its stories and characters across film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, interactive games, DC UNIVERSE INFINITE digital subscription service and community engagement portal. For more information visit dccomics.com and dcuniverseinfinite.com.

BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN, PART ONE © 2021 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. BATMAN and all related characters and elements TM & © DC.

About Warner Bros. Animation

Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s current series include Animaniacs for Hulu, Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix, Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Batwheels, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, Harley Quinn, Jellystone!, Little Ellen, Looney Tunes Cartoons, Tiny Toons Looniversity, Velma and Young Justice for HBO Max, DC Super Hero Girls, Teen Titans Go!, ThunderCats Roar for Cartoon Network, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, Scooby-Doo! and Guess Who?, The Tom and Jerry Show and Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs! for Boomerang. WBA’s full-length theatrical film, Teen Titans GO! to the Movies, was released in summer 2018. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray® and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, a BAFTA Children’s Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).



Upcoming DVD Releases





NOW AVAILABLE:
* The Midnight Special – The Soul of Midnight Special (Time Life)
$119.95 SRP DVD (“4 Easy Payments of $29.99”) for the 10-disc version
$239.92 SRP DVD (“4 Easy Payments of $59.98”) for the 18-disc Deluxe version

—–Live and uncut performances by ’70s soul legends! The ’70s was a special time for soul music, a decade filled with legendary artists like Al Green, Teddy Pendergrass, The O’Jays, Marvin Gaye, The Stylistics and so many more. Week after week, Burt Sugarman’s The Midnight Special featured soul artists performing their biggest hits live and uncut in the prime of their careers. Now, for the first time, the greatest soul performances from The Midnight Special are available in one collection, The Soul of Midnight Special. These soul performances showcase straight-from-the-heart soul singing – with live musicians in front of a live audience.
NOTE: our thanks to longtime reader John Cerone for the heads-up about this item
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COMING ON 4/6:
* Temple – Season 1 (Universal)
$34.98 SRP DVD MOD

—–Deep below the streets of London, descending past Temple tube in the beating heart of the city, lies a dark secret. An illegal clinic has been set up in an abandoned subterranean network of tunnels. Daniel, MARK STRONG, is a surgeon driven by personal tragedy to treat anyone who is willing to pay for medical help outside the system. Aided by Lee, DANIEL MAYS, a disgruntled transport employee, and Anna, CARICE VAN HOUTEN, a guilt-ridden medical researcher, they treat a variety of increasingly desperate and highly dangerous patients, as Daniel’s morality is tested to the limit. 2-disc set.

* Interrogation – The Complete Series (ViacomCBS)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–The Interrogator recounts some of the most hypnotic cases from the files of Houston Homicide Detective Fil Waters, who uses his charm, intellect, and down-home Texas style to get his prime suspects to reveal the truth. These interrogations are strategized with expertise that only a top-notch homicide detective can develop. 3-disc set.
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COMING ON 4/13:
* Survivor – Season 40: Winners At War (ViacomCBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD MOD

EXTRAS: Tribal Council Voting; Secret Scenes; Featurettes
—–The Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 40th season, themed “Winners at War.” This edition features 20 legendary winners of SURVIVOR who will return to compete against each other. The 20th anniversary edition of the groundbreaking series, unites the most memorable, heroic and celebrated champions from the past two decades in the biggest battle in the show’s history, as the series’ best strategists of all time fight to earn the title of Sole Survivor again. These returning masterminds will compete in epic challenges, face the return of Edge of Extinction, which gives voted-out players a second shot to win, and tackle a brand new layer of the game with the introduction of fire tokens. Fire tokens will serve as currency on the island and add more complexity to the already intense battle. The new twist allows players to use the tokens to buy advantages to help players stay in the game or get themselves back in the game. Additionally, the winner of this historic season will be awarded $2 million, the largest prize in reality show history. 5-disc set.
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COMING ON 6/1:
* Animaniacs – Hulu Season 1 (Warner)
$24.98 SRP DVD

—–They’re back! The Warner brothers, Yakko and Wakko, and the Warner sister Dot, have a great time wreaking havoc and mayhem in the lives of everyone they meet. After returning to their beloved home – the Warner Bros. water tower – the siblings waste no time in causing chaos and comic confusion as they run loose through the studio, turning the world into their personal playground. Joining Yakko, Wakko and Dot, fan-favorite characters Pinky and the Brain also return to continue their quest for world domination. 2-disc set.
NOTE: the attached artwork is a temp image from the promo campaign for the show’s streaming run on Hulu. It has not been finalized, and is highly subject to change.

* Genndy Tartakovsky’s Primal – The Complete 1st Season (Warner)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $27.98 SRP Blu-ray

—–A caveman at the dawn of evolution and a dinosaur on the brink of extinction are bonded by tragedy. This unlikely friendship
becomes the only hope of survival in a violent, primordial world. From Genndy Tartakovsky (Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, Star Wars: Clone Wars, the Hotel Transylvania films).
NOTE: the attached artwork is a temp image from the promo campaign for the show’s run on Adult Swim and HBO Max. It has not been finalized, and is highly subject to change.

* I Hate Suzie – Season 1 (Universal)
$39.98 SRP DVD

—–Suzie Pickles (Doctor Who’s Billie Piper), a star on the wane, has her whole life upended when her phone is hacked and a photo of her in an extremely compromising position is released for the whole world to see. This excruciatingly honest show follows the various stages of Suzie’s trauma episode by episode, through Shock, Denial, Fear, Shame, Bargaining, Guilt, Anger and Acceptance as Suzie and her best friend/manager Naomi try to hold her life, career, and marriage together in the face of being exposed for who she truly is. But who the hell is that? 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 6/15:
* Your Honor – The Miniseries (Showtime/ViacomCBS)
$29.98 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: exclusive deleted scenes
—–The 10-episode legal thriller stars Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) as Michael Desiato, a respected New Orleans judge whose teenage son, Adam (Hunter Doohan), is involved in a hit-and-run that leads to a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices. SAG Award winner Michael Stuhlbarg (Call Me By Your Name) stars as Jimmy Baxter, the much-feared head of a crime family opposite Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Hope Davis (For the People) as his wife, Gina, who might be even more dangerous than her husband. 3-disc set.
NOTE: the attached artwork is a temp image provided by the studio; it has not been finalized, and could be subject to change.

* Hey Arnold! – The Ultimate Collection (Nickelodeon/ViacomCBS)
$39.98 SRP DVD

—–Keeping your feelings secret is so last decade! Shout your love from the rooftop of the nearest boarding house with Hey Arnold!:The Ultimate Collection. This 18-disc set is jampacked with all 99 stories and over 42 hours of schoolyard shenanigans! Enjoy classic episodes “Downtown as Fruits,” “Stoop Kid,” “Eugene’s Bike” and “Hooky.” Then relive more of your favorite escapades, including Arnold’s fateful meeting with Pigeon Man, the class trip to the opera, Helga’s makeover, laughing gas-induced voicemail confession, and more! And no collection is complete withoutHey Arnold: The Movie! and Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie! Join Arnold and pals as they save the neighborhood and travel to San Lorenzo to finally solve the mystery of Arnold’s parents’ disappearance. What are you waiting for? Move it. Football head! 18-disc set.
NOTE: this is a repackage/reissue of the DVD set originally released by the studio in 2018, but which had become difficult for consumers to find

* Garfield And Friends – The Grumpy Cat Collection (PBS)
$29.99 SRP DVD

—–More than 22 hours of fun! Remasters episodes on a 6-disc set.
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COMING ON 6/22:
* The Umbrella Academy – Season 1 (Universal)
$39.98 SRP DVD; $44.98 SRP Blu-ray

—–On the same day in 1989, forty-three infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by a billionaire, who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his “children” to save the world. Now, the six surviving members reunite upon the news of their father’s passing, and must work together to solve a mystery surrounding his death. But the estranged family begins to come apart due to their divergent personalities and abilities…not to mention the imminent threat of a global apocalypse. The Umbrella Academy is based on the comic book series created and written by Gerard Way, illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics. 3-disc set in either format.
NOTE: we posted a heads-up listing for this title last week, with a 5/18 date per VideoETA. Now the studio has finalized and announced this title, providing an official street date of 6/22, along with pricing and making pre-order listings available at various online retailers (see above).
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COMING ON 6/29:
* The Purge – The Complete TV Series (Universal)
$39.98 SRP DVD

—–Based on the worldwide hit film franchise, The Purge is set in an altered America governed by a totalitarian political party that has established an annual 12-hour period when all crime – including murder – is legal. From Blumhouse Television and Universal Content Productions, we bring you The Purge: The Complete TV Series. Dive deep into the psyche of the Purgers with all full episodes from both riveting seasons. Experience what Daily Beast hails as “Darker, Freakier, Better” now. 4-disc set.



Upcoming DVD Releases





COMING ON 4/6:
* Traces – Season One (BBC Archive)
$24.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–Emma Hedges needs to find out what happened to her mum. With help from colleagues at the Scottish Institute of Forensic Science and Anatomy, she follows the trail of evidence. It leads her to a new love, old friends, and plunges her into a police investigation. Will Emma have the nerve to follow the evidence no matter where it takes her? Molly Windsor, Laura Fraser, Jennifer Spence, Michael Nardone, Martin Compston, John Gordon Sinclair, Carly Anderson, Morayo Akande. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 5/18:
* The Umbrella Academy – The Complete 1st Season (Universal)
DVD; Blu-ray
(pricing and pre-order listings are not available yet)
—–Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets…and a looming threat to humanity! Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Justin H. Min, Ritu Arya, Yusaf Gatewood, Marin Ireland, Adam Godley, Kate Walsh, Colm Feore, Cameron Britton, Mary J. Blige.
NOTE: The above information comes from the VideoETA website, and the attached artwork is a temporary image used to promote the first season’s appearance on Netflix. We have not yet gotten an official announcement from Universal for this product, so the date and artwork may not be finalized, and could be subject to change.
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COMING ON 6/8:
* The Critic – Complete Series (Mill Creek)
$25.99 SRP DVD

—–From the producers of “The Simpsons”! Jon Lovitz is the animated Jay Sherman, a TV movie critic who is forced to review the most pathetic films which he always rates as “It stinks.” In addition to the film parodies, the show also deals with his personal life: working for a tyrannical media mogul boss, his lovelife and his family. Starring: Jon Lovitz, Nancy Cartwright, Christine Cavanaugh. Co-Starring: Gerrit Graham, Doris Grau, Judith Ivey. Writers: Al Jean, Mike Reiss. 3-disc set.
NOTE: This title was first released on DVD in 2004 by Sony, but that release went out of print. Now Mill Creek is re-releasing this item, for those who missed it!