AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Continue Every Friday with Action Heist Stowaway, True Crime Thriller Rogue Agent, Female-Led Vacation Comedy Spin Me Round, and Shudder Original Watcher Newly Acquired Anime-Focused Streamer HIDIVE Features New Season of Critically Acclaimed MADE IN ABYSS Series with New Episodes Every Wednesday New Series, Films, Specials and More Now Streaming on AMC Networks’ Suite of Targeted Streaming Services This August
New York, NY – July 15, 2022 – AMC Networks’ targeted streaming services are sizzling with a number of highly anticipated series debuts and sendoffs including the debut of the latest series in The Walking Dead Universe, Tales of the Walking Dead on August 14, the season finale of AMC+ Original Moonhaven, the series finale of celebrated Better Call Saul on August 15, as well as the return of critically-acclaimed Kevin Can F**K Himself on August 22.

This month also features exclusive new film premieres rolling out every week in June with the AMC+ Friday Night Films lineup, including the action heist Stowaway (August 5), true life thriller Rogue Agent (August 12), female-led vacation comedy Spin Me Round (August 19), and Shudder Original Watcher (August 26).

The company’s targeted streamers also set to bring viewers an extensive catalogue of compelling dramas, fan-favorite franchises, highly anticipated films and timely collections on AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, IFC Films Unlimited, Shudder and Sundance Now, and the newly acquired anime-focused HIDIVE, all month long.

Highlights from across the suite of services include (in alphabetical and chronological order):


The Brokenwood Mysteries (Acorn TV Exclusive)
Season Finale on Monday, August 1

The charred remains of a body are discovered in the burned-out remnants of a rural shed, but no one lived there, and no one was meant to be there at all. As DSS Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea, Go Girls) and DC Kristin Simms (Fern Sutherland, The Almighty Johnsons) are tasked with identifying the unidentifiable, it becomes apparent this is the third in a run of “accidental” deaths, all attended by the Brokenwood Fire Brigade. Could one of its members be Brokenwood’s first serial killer?

Darby & Joan (Acorn TV Exclusive)
New Series Premieres Monday, August 8 with Two Episodes Weekly Through August 28

In this lively road trip mystery drama, retired Australian homicide detective Jack Darby (Bryan Brown, Cocktail) has taken to the open road with his dog Diesel to flee his past, while recently widowed English nurse Joan Kirkhope (Greta Scacchi, The Player) is on a pilgrimage to find answers about her husband’s mysterious death. They couldn’t be more different: the low key, ruggedly charming Aussie and the tightly-wound, yet warm and witty Englishwoman, but when they collide in the Australian outback, and become drawn into a series of unexpected mysteries, this unlikely investigative duo soon realize the most intriguing puzzle they face is each other. The series shines a light on fascinating and often unseen areas of the continent from isolated, sweeping coastlines to lush hinterland to small communities in the Outback, and many fascinating characters moving through a world where everyone seems to be searching for something – or trying to escape it. Danger and secrets lurk for those who bother to look. The series asks: can you find yourself in the middle of nowhere?

Anne (Acorn TV Exclusive)
All Episodes Premiere Monday, August 22

This “painful, tender” (Guardian) 2022 UK drama is about Anne Williams (Maxine Peake, The Village) who lost her 15-year-old-son Kevin in the Hillsborough Disaster- he was one of 96 fans who lost their lives at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest. Anne refused to believe the verdict of accidental death and was determined to discover the truth of what happened in the disaster. Over the next 24 years, Anne tracked down witnesses, sought medical advice, enlisted political support and campaigned tirelessly for new inquests for Kevin and the other victims. This is the story of one mother’s quest for truth and justice.


Terror Lake Drive (ALLBLK Original)
Season 2 Finale Premieres Thursday, August 4

Terror Lake Drive: Single Black Female takes place two years after the chain of events that traumatized the tenants of the Freeman Lake Apartments in season one…bringing a new and unsuspecting tenant to the mystifying lakeside apartment complex. Created and written by Jerry LaMothe (Blackout) and Kajuana S. Marie, season two follows Deja (Pascale Armand, Eclipsed), a traveling nurse, who recently completed an assignment in Austin, Texas. Amid her housing quest, she meets an awkwardly shy and eclectic Doula named Shana (Yolonda Ross, The Chi), a nursing student at the university who is seeking a roommate – single Black female preferred. Oblivious to its checkered past, Deja makes herself at home with Shana at Freeman Lake, while unknowingly becoming a target of the latest eerie coincidences to inhabit the troubled apartment complex. In the season finale…a showdown falls on the grounds formerly known as Freeman Lakes. Additional cast includes Charles Malik Whitfield (Chicago Med), Keith Arthur Bolden (Black Lightning, Cobra Kai), Denise Boutte (Meet the Browns) and Kendrick Cross (Ambitions). With Cynthia Bailey (Real Housewives of ATL) and Reginae Carter (Social Society, Pride & Prejudice ATL) in supporting roles.

Send Help (ALLBLK Original)
Season 1 Premieres Thursday August 11

Send Help is a half-hour dramedy following Fritz Jean-Baptiste (Jean Elie), a first-generation Haitian American actor who is on top of the world, since landing a starring role on fictional hit TV show, This Can’t Be Us…all while being the sole support system for his incredibly demanding Haitian family, reeling from a recent tragedy. Fritz is firing on all cylinders, until he receives a fateful call delivering the news of his shows’ cancellation. As Fritz struggles to conquer his feelings of imposter syndrome, the Hollywood community, and high maintenance family, he leans on his closest friends and confidantes…Patrick Cantave (Catfish Jean, Survivor’s Remorse), Nicole Cooper (Courtney Taylor, Insecure) and Sebastian “Simp” Gauyo (Amin Joseph, Snowfall), whose presence serves as a guide for Fritz, helping him navigate the difficult and often comical scenarios in his life. Now unemployed, will Fritz be able to keep his family afloat, while struggling to overcome the challenges of, once again, “making it” in Hollywood?

Additional cast includes Karina Bonnefil (Snowfall, David Makes Mann), Karen Obilom (Games People Play, upcoming House Party reboot) and Kimiko Singer (Emily the Criminal), and a fresh new face, Ana Bowen.

On AMC+:

Moonhaven (AMC+ Original)
Season Finale Premieres Thursday, August 4

This sci-fi thriller set 100 years into the future follows Bella Sway (Emma McDonald), a lunar cargo pilot and smuggler who finds herself accused of a crime and marooned on Moonhaven, a utopian community on a 500 square mile Garden of Eden built on the moon to find solutions to the problems that will soon end civilization on Mother Earth. A skeptic in paradise, Bella is sucked into a conspiracy to gain control of the artificial intelligence responsible for Moonhaven’s miracles and teams with a local detective, Paul Serno (Dominic Monaghan, Lost), to stop the forces that want to destroy Earth’s last hope before they are destroyed themselves. Tomm Schultz (Joe Manganiello, True Blood), an ex-military with a philosophical bent, is the right hand of the lead Earth diplomat to the moon, who finds his ambitions changed when he’s injected with a mind-altering moon drug.

Tales of the Walking Dead
Two-Episode Premiere on Sunday, August 14; Subsequent Episodes Released One Week Ahead of AMC

New episodic anthology series Tales of the Walking Dead is the latest series withing the expanding TWD Universe. With six original one-hour standalone episodes focused on both new and established characters within the walker apocalypse, each episode has its own distinct tone and point of view – but the stakes are high in each story, pushing new, indelible characters with relentless, life-threatening choices and situations. We get to see the apocalypse through different eyes, discovering more worlds, mythos, and mysteries of the Walking Dead. The series stars Olivia Munn (The Newsroom, X-Men: Apocalypse, Six), Samantha Morton (The Walking Dead, Harlots), Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Parker Posey (Lost In Space), Anthony Edwards (Inventing Anna, WeCrashed), Poppy Liu (Dead Ringers), Jillian Bell(Rough Night), Loan Chabanol (Fading Gigolo), Embeth Davidtz (Old, Ray Donovan,) Jessie T. Usher (Shaft, The Boys), Daniella Pineda (Cowboy Bebop), Danny Ramirez (Top Gun: Maverick), amongst others.

Better Call Saul
Series Finale Premieres Monday, August 15

Better Call Saul’s final season concludes the complicated journey and transformation of its compromised hero, Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), into criminal lawyer Saul Goodman.

Kevin Can F**K Himself
Two-Episode Season 2 Premiere on Monday, August 22; Subsequent Episodes Released One Week Ahead of AMC

Allison (Emmy winner Annie Murphy) and Patty (Mary Hollis Inboden) must deal with Neil’s (Alex Bonifer) discovery of their dark secret, pushing Allison to find a better way out of her marriage to Kevin (Eric Petersen). Allison alters her original escape plan from Kevin. Patty once again agrees to help, but this time, on her own terms.


Premiered July 5; New Episodes Weekly on Tuesdays

The classic anime series returns! TOKYO MEW MEW NEW reintroduces fans to the magical girl Ichigo as she develops special powers and learns to fight for love, justice… and endangered species!? The scientists of the μ(Mew) Project use DNA of endangered species to create a team of heroines imbued with amazing super-human abilities. Ichigo must band together with other Mew Mew girls to repel an alien incursion, all the while hiding their thrilling double lives from friends and family. The original Tokyo Mew Mew anime series (stylized for broadcast as “Mew Mew Power”) aired in the US in 2005. The reboot of the classic Tokyo Mew Mew franchise is animated with stunning, modern visuals by Yumeta Company (Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna) and Graphinica (Hellsing Ultimate); Takahiro Natori (episode director for My Hero Academia) directs the series.

MADE IN ABYSS: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun (HIDIVE EXLUSIVE)
Premiered July 6; New Episodes Weekly on Wednesdays

MADE IN ABYSS: The Golden City of the Scorching Sun follows intrepid explorer Riko (Miyu Tomita, Kaguya-sama: Love is War) as she descends deeper into the mysterious Abyss, a terrifying subterranean chasm filled with vicious monsters and deadly curses. Joined by her robot companion Reg (Mariya Ise, The Promised Neverland) and their guide Nanachi (Shiori Izawa, The Asterisk War) on the search for Riko’s missing mother, the trio encounter the shocking denizens of the legendary Capital of the Unreturned, a fabled city lying in wait just past the Abyss’ dreaded point of no return. Animated by Kinema Citrus (Revue Starlight) and directed by series’ veteran Masayuki Kojima (Monster) with spectacular music from Kevin Penkin (Tower of God), the second season of MADE IN ABYSS brings audiences more of the stunning visuals, stellar writing and fascinating premise expected from this critically lauded production.

Call of the Night (HIDIVE EXLUSIVE)
Premiered July 7; New Episodes Weekly on Thursdays

The classic tale of “boy meets girl” gets a ghoulish twist in Call of the Night when protagonist Ko (Gen Sato, Dr. Stone) encounters a vampire while wandering the city after nightfall. The vampire Nazuna (Sora Amamiya, Akame ga Kill!) can grant him dark gifts and nocturnal immortality, but there are conditions Ko must meet before can sink his teeth into vampirism, and he’ll have to discover just how far he’s willing to go to satisfy his desires before he can heed the call of the night.

Adapted by studio LIDENFILMS (Blade of the Immortal) from Weekly Shonen Sunday’s hit manga series of the same name, Tomoyuki Itamura (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) directs Call of the Night while Michiko Yokote (Cowboy Bebop) provides the script.


The Wretched
Film Premieres Wednesday, August 3

A rebellious teenage boy embarks on a gutsy crusade to stop the terrifying evil he suspects has possessed his neighbor in this bone-chilling occult thriller.

The Trip to Greece
Film Premieres Wednesday, August 24

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reunite in Greece for the fourth installment of THE TRIP series in a delightful odyssey of gut-busting comedy. From director Michael Winterbottom.


What Josiah Saw (Shudder Original)
New Film Premieres Thursday, August 4

Everyone in town knows about the haunted Graham Farm on Willow Road. You’ll hear there’s a bad history to it. Josiah (Robert Patrick, The Terminator) and his youngest son, Thomas (Scott Haze, Child of God), are all that remain of this estranged family. But after experiencing terrifying visions from beyond, Josiah decides they must change their ways to right a great wrong. After being away for over two decades, Eli (Nick Stahl, Sin City) and Mary (Kelli Garner, Lars and the Real Girl), Josiah’s eldest children, are enticed to sell the property and reunite at the old farmhouse in hopes of closing this haunting chapter of their lives for good. Sins of the past will be paid in full. Directed by Vincent Grashaw (Coldwater).

Glorious (Shudder Exclusive)
New Film Premieres Thursday, August 18

In Glorious, Ryan Kwanten (True Blood, Kindred) plays a young man who is spiraling out of control after a bad breakup. His situation worsens after he finds himself locked inside a rest stop bathroom with a mysterious figure played by Oscar-winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash, Being the Ricardos) speaking to him from an adjacent stall. As he tries to escape, he realizes he is an unwilling player in a situation bigger and more terrible than he could have imagined. The film is directed by Rebekah McKendry and written by Todd Rigney, Joshua Hull and David Ian McKendry.

Watcher (Shudder Original)
New Film Premieres Friday, August 26

As a serial killer stalks the city, a young actress who just moved to town with her boyfriend notices a mysterious stranger watching her from across the street in this terrifying thriller. Starring Maika Monroe (It Follows) and directed by Chloe Okuno (V/H/S/94).


Good Grief (Sundance Now and IFC Original)
Season 2 Binge on Thursday, August 4

Since inheriting the Loving Tributes funeral home in Season 1, Ellie (Eve Palmer) and Gwen Goode (Grace Palmer, Adrift) have set off on very different paths. Ellie embraces her inner ‘girlboss’, with all the ill-fitting pantsuits, amateur TV ads, and plumber liaisons that entails. Meanwhile, Gwen spends five months DJing in Bali and reappears unexpectedly in New Zealand to discover their mother has a new boyfriend and she’s been kicked out of the family home. Gwen moves in with Ellie, takes up the job of social marketing for Loving Tributes, and embarks on a childish prank war against their mother’s new partner. As family tensions escalate at work and at home, Ellie must decide whether to intervene, or let Gwen grow up all by herself.

Blinded (Sundance Now Exclusive)
Season 2 Binge on Thursday, August 18

Blinded is a series about a journalist who is investigating the man she loves. Business journalist Bea Farkas (Julia Ragnarsson, Midsommar) and businessman Peder Rooth (Martias Varela, Narcos) are two champions: ruthless but with bleeding hearts, each on opposite sides of the trench. They love and despise each other; help each other out and tear each other down. Season 2 of Blinded brings the next chapter of their love story. (Swedish Language)

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Upcoming DVD Releases

* The Amanda Show – Season 2 (Nickelodeon/ViacomCBS)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD…/886470348657
—–It’s sketch comedy with a twist. Amanda Bynes stars in this variety show featuring hilarious characters like Judge Trudy, Mother Caboose and Crazy Courtney, and memorable parodies including Moody’s Point, A Hillbilly Moment, and more twisted takes on pop culture. 3-disc set.
NOTE: this title was originally released by Nickelodeon in 2012, and is now getting re-released via the Allied-Vaughn MOD (manufacture on demand) distribution network of online retailers. It’s also available at Allied-Vaughn’s online store, MovieZyng (which we’ve linked to above).
* Double Cross – Season 1 (RLJ/Image)
$16.96 SRP DVD

—–They are brother and sister – twins that share an unbreakable bond and are deadly to anyone who crosses their path. And when a sex trafficking ring starts kidnapping little girls, Eric and Erica Cross can’t just sit back and allow that injustice in their neighborhood. But the police already have eyes on the siblings and are just one step away from taking them down. Don’t call them criminals. Don’t call them heroes. And don’t get on their bad side. Also starring Darrin Dewitt Henson (Soul Food), Jasmine Burke (Star, Saints & Sinners), and Tremayne Norris (Games People Play). 2-disc set.
COMING ON 10/13:
* El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie – Blu-ray+DVD Limited Edition (Sony)
$40.99 SRP Blu-ray/DVD Combo

—–EL CAMINO: A BREAKING BAD MOVIE reunites fans with Jesse Pinkman (Emmy Award-winner Aaron Paul). In the wake of his dramatic escape from captivity, Jesse must come to terms with his past in order to forge some kind of future. This riveting thriller, originally seen as a movie special that streamed on Netflix, was written and directed by Vince Gilligan, the creator of Breaking Bad. 2-disc set.

* Our Cartoon President – Season 2 (ViacomCBS)
$24.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–President Trump tries to convince the American people that he’s the greatest, least criminal president in history as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer attempt to win back the Democratic base from newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Trump also tries to get the American people to pay for Trump Tower-Moscow, prove he’s mentally fit enough to possess the nuclear codes, and solve climate change to stop his sweating problem. 2-disc set.

* Space Ghost And Dino Boy – The Complete Series (Warner Archives)
$24.99 SRP Blu-ray MOD

—–Showcasing the episodes in the three-segment form as they originally aired, these stellar retro hits soar through space and time to deliver justice! First, intergalactic policeman Space Ghost navigates the cosmos in his tricked-out spaceship, The Phantom Cruiser, battling villains like Brak and Zorak in his legendary suit and powerful wristbands. Then, Dino Boy teams with caveman Ugh and dinosaur Bronty to go primeval on the ancient menaces of their primitive home. And finally, Space Ghost flies again with more extraterrestrial adventures and thrilling takedowns. This dynamite compilation also features the dynamic six-part Space Ghost episode The Council of Doom. It’s cosmic entertainment for all! 2-disc set.
NOTE: this manufacture-on-demand (MOD) title originally came out on DVD format in 2017, but is now becoming available on Blu-ray Disc.

* Doctor Who – Story #063: The Mutants (BBC Archives)
$24.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–When the strange message pod turns up at UNIT HQ, the Doctor and his assistant Jo suddenly involved in another dangerous mission for the Time Lords. The TARDIS takes them to Skybase One above the inhospitable Solos. It is the 30th century and the planet is about to gain independence from Earth’s glorious empire. But someone on Solos has other plans and, alarmingly, the natives are slowly evolving into fierce-looking creatures. It’s time for the Doctor and Jo to find out why. 2-disc set.
NOTE: this title was originally released to stores in 2011, and is now being re-released as a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) title.

* Doctor Who – Story #088: The Deadly Assassin (BBC Archives)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–Gallifrey. Planet of the Time Lords. The Doctor has finally come home, but not by choice. Summoned by a vision from the Matrix, he is drawn into a web of political intrigue and assassination. Nothing is quite what it seems, and in the shadows lurks his oldest and deadliest enemy. Single-disc release.
NOTE: this title was originally released to stores in 2009, and is now being re-released as a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) title.

* Doctor Who – Easter Special 2009: Planet Of The Dead (BBC Archives)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD
—–When a London bus travels through a worm-hole to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the mysterious and aristocratic Lady Christina to help get the unfortunate passengers, and themselves, back home. But the mysterious planet holds terrifying secrets, hidden in the sand. And time is running out, as the deadly swarm gets closer…
NOTE: this title was originally released to stores in 2009 on DVD and on Blu-ray, and is now being re-released as a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) title in DVD format.
COMING ON 10/20:
* Doctor Who – Story #035: The Faceless Ones (BBC)
$24.98 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: surviving archive material from the original 1967 production
—–The Faceless Ones is the mostly-missing eighth serial of the fourth season of Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in six weekly parts from April to May 1967. Starring Patrick Troughton as the Doctor, the story concerns a race of identity-stealing aliens known as the Chameleons. Only two of the six episodes are held in the BBC film archives, with snippets of footage and still images existing from the other four. Off-air recordings of the soundtrack also still exist, making the animation of a complete serial possible once again. The six new animated episodes are being made in full color and high definition.
NOTE: this title was previously scheduled for release in late July, but was then delayed until October 6th. It has now been pushed back again, this time to October 20th (a short delay). Package cover art (see attached collage) has now been finalized.

* Scarecrow And Mrs. King – The Complete 1st Season (Warner Archives)
$34.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–Goodbye, PTA…hello, foreign intrigue! Single mom Amanda King leads a quiet suburban life in Washington DC, until the day a dashing stranger shoves a package in her hands with instructions to give it to the man in the red hat. In no time, Amanda is dodging bullets, foiling assassination plots – and finding herself drawn to the dashing stranger, agent Lee Stetson, aka Scarecrow. Of course, Scarecrow has no interest in a ditsy amateur spy, no matter how pretty. But she certainly is handy in a crisis! Share the Season One fun with stars Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner in this fast-paced 5-Disc, 21-Episode Set of the lighthearted series that proves laughs and romance are powerful weapons in the battle to protect national security.
NOTE: this title was originally released into stores by Warner in 2010 (the other three seasons were also released on DVD in the years to follow). This first-season set is now being re-released on DVD as a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) title.

* The Plot Against America – The Complete Series (HBO Archives)
$24.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–The HBO series The Plot Against America, created by The Wire’s David Simon and Ed Burns and based on Philip Roth’s acclaimed novel, brilliantly imagines an alternate American history during World War II. Told through the eyes of the Levins, a working-class Jewish family in Newark, New Jersey, the six-part limited series charts the political rise of aviation hero Charles Lindbergh, a xenophobic populist who captures the presidency in 1940 and turns the nation toward fascism. Caught in the upheaval, the Levins learn that the violence threatening the lives of ordinary Americans is never more than a moment’s political provocation away. Winona Ryder, Anthony Boyle, Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Michael Kostroff, David Krumholtz, Azhy Robertson, Caleb Malis, Jacob Laval and John Turturro star in this powerful tale of intolerance and totalitarianism. 2-disc set.
COMING ON 10/27:
* Black Lightning – The Complete 2nd Season (Warner Archives)
$29.99 SRP Blu-ray MOD

—–Nine years after giving up his superhero alter-ego, Black Lightning, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is just your average, everyday high school principal. But the electricity-controlling crimefighter must reluctantly come out of retirement in order to protect his community from a dangerous gang known as the 100. Debuting in 2018, this action-packed CW series-based on the DC Comics character-also stars China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, and James Remar. 3-disc set.
NOTE: this title was originally released in 2019 on DVD format only. There was a huge public outcry from the fans about the lack of a Blu-ray version for this item, and it seems that Warner has heard you! Now, to coincide with their DVD – and Blu-ray Disc – release of the show’s third season, the Warner Archive is finally putting the second season set out in high-def Blu-ray format. Kudos to the studio for listening (next time don’t take so long!).

* Black Lightning – The Complete 3rd Season (Warner Archives)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD; $29.99 SRP Blu-ray MOD

—–Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) – respected educator and father of two – is also Black Lightning, superpowered protector of Freeland. And he doesn’t fight alone. He is joined by his superpowered daughters, Anissa (Nafessa Williams), aka Thunder, and Jennifer (China Anne McClain), aka Lightning, as well as his ex-wife, metahuman expert Lynn (Christine Adams). Together, the Pierce family combats the ills eroding their city, including a menacing gang that calls itself The 100 and infamous gangster Tobias Whale (Marvin Jones III). Worse, Freeland has been plagued by government-sponsored experiments and drug trafficking, creating metahumans and addicts while making Freeland the target of a dangerous foreign power, Markovia. Fortunately, the family still has allies in their fight: former covert superspy Peter Gambi (James Remar) and Jefferson’s neighbor, the scrupulously honest deputy police chief Bill Henderson (Damon Gupton). 3-disc set in either format.

* Head Of The Class – The Complete 2nd Season (Warner Archives)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–Howard Hesseman (WKRP in Cincinnati) returns as good-natured substitute teacher Charlie Moore for the sophomore season of this fan-favorite sitcom. Charlie is assigned to the Individualized Honors Program, a very different kind of class. The IHP students are so gifted that their teachers are expected to be glorified babysitters, but the unconventional Charlie upsets the applecart by deciding to actually teach! He guides his charges – classic nerd Arvid (Dan Frischman), overachiever Maria (Leslie Bega), debate dynamo Darlene (Robin Givens), Indian immigrant Jawaharlal (Jory Husain), child prodigy Janice (Tannis Vallely), too-cool-for-school Eric (Brian Robbins), chemistry whiz Dennis (Dan Schneider), academic Renaissance woman Sarah (Kimberly Russell), ultraserious Alan (Tony O’Dell) and ethereal bibliophile Simone (Khrystyne Haje) – through academic challenges and real-life problems alike. 3-disc set.
* Monogamy – Season 1 (RLJ/Image)
$16.96 SRP DVD

—–Craig Ross Jr.’s Monogamy is an ensemble drama about 4 couples to undergo a new type of treatment called Swap Therapy to repair their broken marriages. Swap Therapy is the process of switching spouses in order to better define and thus fix, what’s lacking in your own relationship. Single-disc release.
COMING ON 11/10:
* The Office – The Complete Series (Universal)
$119.98 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: bonus commentaries, webisodes, blooper reels and over 15 hours of deleted scenes
—–A favorite of critics and audiences alike, The Office is a hilarious documentary style look at the humorous and sometimes poignant foolishness that plagues the 9 to 5 world. Relive every one of your favorite moments, including Michael’s (Steve Carell) infamous encounter with a breakfast grill, Dwight’s (Rainn Wilson) power plays, Jim’s (John Krasinksi) pranks, Andy’s (Ed Helms) struggles with anger management, and of course, Pam (Jenna Fischer) and Jim’s evolving romance. Developed for American television by Primetime Emmy Award winner Greg Daniels, The Office: The Complete Series includes every single episode, which are guaranteed to leave you satisfied and smiling. That’s what she said! 34-disc set.
NOTE: this title was previously released on DVD format in 2014, and again in 2018. It is now getting released on Blu-ray Disc format for the first time. Our thanks to longtime reader Jeff Montoya for his help with this information.
COMING ON 11/24:
* Buck Rogers In The 25th Century – The Complete Collection (Kino Lorber)
$99.95 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Includes the Theatrical Version of the pilot (First Time in HD), in addition to the broadcast pilot episode (“Awakening”) and the 32 regular episodes; NEW Audio Commentaries for 11 Selected Episodes by Film/TV Historian Patrick Jankiewicz, Author of Buck Rogers in the 25th Century: A TV Companion; NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Steve Mitchell and Nathaniel Thompson (Theatrical Feature); NEW Interview with Co-Star Erin Gray (“Col. Wilma Deering”); NEW Interview with Actor Thom Christopher (“Hawk”); 9-Minute Special Theatrical Preview; Theatrical Trailer; Two Radio Spots (Theatrical Feature)
—–Blast off to the 25th century with Buck Rogers, one of the most popular sci-fi heroes of all time! When 20th-century astronaut William “Buck” Rogers (Gil Gerard) is awakened – 500 years after a deep-space disaster – to an Earth in recovery from nuclear war, he must join Colonel Wilma Deering (Erin Gray) to lead the crew of the starship Searcher against a galaxy of evil from the past, present and faraway future. Co-starring Felix Silla, Tim O’Connor and the legendary voice of Mel Blanc as Twiki. This 9-disc set includes the pilot episode, the theatrical feature, and all 32 action-packed Season One and Season Two episodes of the epic series with phenomenal guest stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Julie Newmar, Henry Silva, Pamela Hensley, Jack Palance, Roddy McDowall, Macdonald Carey, Cesar Romero, Richard Lynch, Frank Gorshin, Markie Post, Anthony James, Peter Graves, Robert Quarry, Woody Strode, Gary Coleman, Ray Walston, John P. Ryan, Paul Koslo, Mary Woronov, Jerry Orbach, Richard Moll, William Smith, Sid Haig, Barbara Luna, Dennis Haysbert, Amanda Wyss, Alex Hyde-White, Tony Cox, Billy Curtis, William Sylvester, John Fujioka, and many more!
NOTE: our thanks to long-time reader John Cerone his assistance with this update. This show was first released on DVD in 2004 by Universal, and was re-released in that format as season sets in 2012 and 2013. This is the first North American release of the series on Blu-ray Disc. Note also that the theatrical edit of the pilot episode will also be available separately, in both DVD and Blu-ray Disc formats, from Kino Lorber, on the same date…so be sure to get the right item!

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

—–Julia Ragnarsson (Midsommar) and Matias Varela (Narcos) star in this Swedish financial thriller based on true events. Young economics reporter Bea has a secret affair with Peder, a married bank CEO. Although she promised herself not to mix her job with her private life, Bea has fallen in love and can’t bring herself to break up with him. Then, Bea gets a tip that Peder’s bank is hiding something. 2-disc set.