Upcoming DVD Releases





NOW AVAILABLE:
* Deadhouse Dark – Season 1 (RLJ/Image)
$27.97 SRP DVD

—–A woman receives a mysterious box containing items that gradually unveil dark and troubling truths in this anthology of six interconnected horror short films. Dive into a boxful of chilling tales of terror inspired by frighteningly familiar modern trends, including dark web mystery boxes, dash cam footage, and Insta-fame hungry vloggers. 6 episodes starring Nicholas Hope, Barbara Bingham, Lauren Orrell, Anni Finsterer, Naomi Sequeira, Akosia Sabet, Eliza Nicholls, Ryan Morgan, Jenny Wu, Adam Sollis, Gemma Bird Matheson.
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COMING ON 4/12:
* Survivor – Season 41 (Paramount)
$39.99 SRP DVD MOD

EXTRAS: Secret Scenes; Tribal Council Votings; Life at Pandorosa
—–As TV’s preeminent reality series for 20 years, SURVIVOR 41 begins a bold new era this fall with the introduction of exciting fresh elements to the competition, which promise to intensify the battle for $1 million and the title of Sole Survivor. As the thrilling competition begins on the beautiful islands of Fiji, 18 determined castaways will be divided into three tribes of six to face a faster, more intense and more dangerous season than ever before. The unpredictable, accelerated pace will test even the strongest super-fan, as supplies are minimal, reward challenges are scarce, and players find themselves faced with advantages that could significantly help their game or, just as easily, extinguish their torch. 4-disc set.

* Chesapeake Shores – Season 5 (Hallmark)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–Season Five begins with an ending, as a kiss goodbye sends Abby and Trace to travel separate paths. With the help of her family and some new friends, she must contemplate the future on her own terms. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 5/3:
* The Larkins – Series 1 (RLJ/Acorn)
$39.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: Christmas Special; Meet The Larkins; Lookin’ Larkin; Lovin’ Larkins
—–This new adaptation of the classic novel “The Darling Buds of May” by H.E. Bates follows the warmhearted, wheeler-dealer adventures of the Larkin family in the idyllic Kent countryside of the 1950s. Joanna Scanlan (No Offence) and Bradley Walsh (Law & Order: UK) star in a “joyous, comforting” (Radio Times) show capturing the warmth, optimism, and escapism of the Larkins for a modern generation.
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COMING ON 5/10:
* Kin – Season 1 (RLJ/Image)
$34.97 SRP DVD; $35.97 SRP Blu-ray

—–A boy is killed and his family embark on a gangland war with an international cartel – a war that is impossible to win. It’s David and Goliath. Out-numbered, out-financed and out-gunned, the Kinsellas find themselves holed up in their Dublin stronghold while their businesses fail, and family members and associates are picked off. But they have something the cartel does not: the unbreakable bonds of blood and family. Kin is a world where gangsters are treated like reality stars, with nicknames and celebrity status, where assassins dress up as women, and drug dealers keep exotic pets in their den. A world of drugs and guns and murder and loyalty and family and men, and a woman. Stars Charlie Cox (Daredevil). 2-disc set in either format.
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COMING ON 5/17:
* Slasher: Flesh & Blood – Season 1 (RLJ/Image)
$34.97 SRP DVD; $34.97 SRP Blu-ray

—–A wealthy, dysfunctional family gathers for a reunion on a secluded island only to learn they’ll be pitted against one another in a cruel game of life and death, all while being stalked by a mysterious masked killer. 2-disc set in either format.

* Ridley Road (PBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD

—–Set against the backdrop of London in the swinging sixties, Ridley Road is in an East End world where far-right fascism is on the rise. When Vivien Epstein follows her lover into danger and he is caught between life and death, Vivien finds herself going undercover with the fascists, not only for him, but for the sake of her country. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 5/24:
* The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet – The Complete Season 1 (MPI Home Video)
$29.98 SRP DVD

—–Stars real-life couple Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and their sons, Ricky and David. THE OFFICIAL COMPLETE SEASON ONE contains all 39 full, fun-filled episodes starting with the premiere show and other rare adventures not seen on television in decades. Don DeFore appears as Ozzie’s neighbor pal Thorny along with classic television and film guest stars Hal Smith, Ellen Corby, Janet Waldo, Joseph Kearns, Jeanette Nolan, Stanley Holloway, Frank Nelson and other familiar faces. 4-disc set.

* The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet – The Complete Season 2 (MPI Home Video)
$29.98 SRP DVD

—–Stars real-life couple Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and their sons, Ricky and David. THE OFFICIAL COMPLETE SEASON TWO contains all 39 full, fun-filled episodes including rare adventures not seen on television in decades. Don DeFore appears as Ozzie’s neighbor pal Thorny along with classic television and film guest stars Frank Cady, John Carradine, Lurene Tuttle, Hal Smith, Joseph Kearns, Janet Waldo and other familiar faces. 4-disc set.

* Finding Your Roots – Season 8 (PBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD

—–A new season of Finding Your Roots with all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests: Amy Carlson, André Leon Talley, Anita Hill, Brittany Packnett Cunningham, Damon Lindelof, David Chang, Erin Burnett, John Leguizamo, Kathryn Hahn, Lee Daniels, Lena Waithe, Leslie Odom, Jr., Mario Lopez, Melissa Villaseñor, Nathan Lane, Pamela Adlon, Raúl Esparza, Rebecca Hall, Regina King, Terry Crews, and Tony Danza.
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COMING ON 5/31:
* Agatha Raisin – Series 4 (RLJ/Acorn)
$39.99 SRP DVD

—–Ashley Jensen (Catastrophe, Extras) is back as formidable and fashionable PI Agatha Raisin in Series 4 of this comic mystery series based on the books by MC Beaton. 3-disc set.



“FINDING YOUR ROOTS, SEASON 8” STREAMING ON THE PBS DOCUMENTARIES PRIME VIDEO CHANNEL





“FINDING YOUR ROOTS, SEASON 8” STREAMING ON THE PBS DOCUMENTARIES PRIME VIDEO CHANNEL
THIS JANUARY
Arlington, VA – January 3, 2022 – This January, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s acclaimed series, “Finding Your Roots,” returns to the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel with a new season. Exploring the mysteries and surprising revelations hidden within the family trees of popular figures, Season 8 includes examinations and ancestral discussions with Terry Crews, Tony Danza, Kathryn Hahn, Nathan Lane, John Leguizamo, Leslie Odom Jr., Pamela Adlon, Regina King, André Leon Talley, Erin Burnett, Mario Lopez, and Anita Hill, among many others.

The subscription rate for the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel is $3.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. However, during a limited-time promotion this December 23rd through January 3rd the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel will be available to new subscribers for $0.99/month for two months. Every purchase helps support public television for all.

Information about this program is listed below.
“FINDING YOUR ROOTS,” SEASON 8

Premiere Date: January 5, 2022
Episodes: 10
Genre: Biography, History, Culture

Twenty-one of America’s most fascinating people discover the rich history and tremendous diversity hidden within their families in the eighth season of the critically acclaimed series, “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” Each of these ancestral stories touch on the human experience and bring insight into how each guest became the trailblazer they are today.

In the episode “Activist Roots,” Henry Louis Gates explores the family trees of Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill, introducing two women who’ve made profound sacrifices for social justice to the ancestors who made sacrifices for them.

Then, in “Children of Exile,” Henry Louis Gates explores the poignant roots of chef David Chang and actor Raúl Esparza—two men whose families fled their homelands to live in exile, never to return. From war-torn cities in North Korea to shark-infested waters off the shores of Cuba, Gates sets off to recover the stories of individuals who came to America against all odds and built a better life for themselves.

In sharing their stories, “Finding Your Roots” reveals long-buried secrets and hidden identities using every tool available. Spanning the globe, season eight maps family trees and uncovers lost ancestors from the United States and Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean; as well as Poland, Ireland, Russia, and Korea.

Other titles coming to the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel
in January:

180 Days: Hartsville, Season 1
Alaskan Dinosaurs (NOVA)
America After Charleston
America Revealed, Season 1
American Comandante (American Experience)
Ancient Maya Metropolis (NOVA)
Animals With Cameras, Season 2 (Nature)
Blackout (FRONTLINE)
The Bombing of Wall Street (American Experience)
Butterfly Blueprints (NOVA)
Can I Eat That? (NOVA)
Children of Giant
Grand Central (American Experience)
High-Risk High-Rise (NOVA)
Ice Warriors: USA Sled Hockey
Inside Obama’s Presidency
James McNeill Whistler and The Case for Beauty
The Lost Gardens of Babylon (Secrets of the Dead)
My Bionic Pet (Nature)
Operation Wild, Season 1
Poor Kids (FRONTLINE)
The Race Underground (American Experience)
Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power
Russia’s Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin
Separate and Unequal & Middle School Moment (FRONTLINE)
Smartest Machine on Earth (NOVA)
Two American Families (FRONTLINE)
What Are Animals Thinking? (NOVA)
What Makes Us Human? (NOVA)
What Will the Future be Like? (NOVA)
Wyatt Earp (American Experience)

About PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel
The PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel is a DTC-SVOD channel exclusive to Prime Video. This channel features over 1,500 hours of the highest quality factual programming, including the full catalog of films from Ken Burns and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, in addition to programming from other independent producers.

Follow the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel on Facebook

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 CA), 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.



“FINDING YOUR ROOTS, SEASON 8” STREAMING ON THE PBS DOCUMENTARIES PRIME VIDEO CHANNEL





“FINDING YOUR ROOTS, SEASON 8” STREAMING ON THE PBS DOCUMENTARIES PRIME VIDEO CHANNEL
THIS JANUARY
Arlington, VA – December 20, 2021 – This January, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s acclaimed series, “Finding Your Roots,” returns to the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel with a new season. Exploring the mysteries and surprising revelations hidden within the family trees of popular figures, Season 8 includes examinations and ancestral discussions with Terry Crews, Tony Danza, Kathryn Hahn, Nathan Lane, John Leguizamo, Leslie Odom Jr., Pamela Adlon, Regina King, André Leon Talley, Erin Burnett, Mario Lopez, and Anita Hill, among many others.

The subscription rate for the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel is $3.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. However, during a limited-time promotion this December 23rd through January 3rd the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel will be available to new subscribers for $0.99/month for two months. Every purchase helps support public television for all.

Information about this program is listed below.
“FINDING YOUR ROOTS,” SEASON 8

Premiere Date: January 5, 2022
Episodes: 10
Genre: Biography, History, Culture

Twenty-one of America’s most fascinating people discover the rich history and tremendous diversity hidden within their families in the eighth season of the critically acclaimed series, “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” Each of these ancestral stories touch on the human experience and bring insight into how each guest became the trailblazer they are today.

In the episode “Activist Roots,” Henry Louis Gates explores the family trees of Brittany Packnett Cunningham and Anita Hill, introducing two women who’ve made profound sacrifices for social justice to the ancestors who made sacrifices for them.

Then, in “Children of Exile,” Henry Louis Gates explores the poignant roots of chef David Chang and actor Raúl Esparza—two men whose families fled their homelands to live in exile, never to return. From war-torn cities in North Korea to shark-infested waters off the shores of Cuba, Gates sets off to recover the stories of individuals who came to America against all odds and built a better life for themselves.

In sharing their stories, “Finding Your Roots” reveals long-buried secrets and hidden identities using every tool available. Spanning the globe, season eight maps family trees and uncovers lost ancestors from the United States and Africa; Latin America and the Caribbean; as well as Poland, Ireland, Russia, and Korea.
Other titles coming to the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel
in January:

180 Days: Hartsville, Season 1
Alaskan Dinosaurs (NOVA)
America After Charleston
America Revealed, Season 1
American Comandante (American Experience)
Ancient Maya Metropolis (NOVA)
Animals With Cameras, Season 2 (Nature)
Blackout (FRONTLINE)
The Bombing of Wall Street (American Experience)
Butterfly Blueprints (NOVA)
Can I Eat That? (NOVA)
Children of Giant
Grand Central (American Experience)
High-Risk High-Rise (NOVA)
Ice Warriors: USA Sled Hockey
Inside Obama’s Presidency
James McNeill Whistler and The Case for Beauty
The Lost Gardens of Babylon (Secrets of the Dead)
My Bionic Pet (Nature)
Operation Wild, Season 1
Poor Kids (FRONTLINE)
The Race Underground (American Experience)
Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power
Russia’s Open Book: Writing in the Age of Putin
Separate and Unequal & Middle School Moment (FRONTLINE)
Smartest Machine on Earth (NOVA)
Two American Families (FRONTLINE)
What Are Animals Thinking? (NOVA)
What Makes Us Human? (NOVA)
What Will the Future be Like? (NOVA)
Wyatt Earp (American Experience)

About PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel
The PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel is a DTC-SVOD channel exclusive to Prime Video. This channel features over 1,500 hours of the highest quality factual programming, including the full catalog of films from Ken Burns and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, in addition to programming from other independent producers.

Follow the PBS Documentaries Prime Video Channel on Facebook

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 CA), 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.



Upcoming DVD Releases





COMING ON 7/27:
* Professor T. – The Complete 1st Season (PBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD

—–Jasper Tempest is a Professor of Criminology at Cambridge University. He is obsessed with cleanliness, structure and order, but his genius for solving crimes means he is constantly having to get his hands dirty, helping the police to crack their most difficult cases. Producers:Robin Kerremans, Bert Hamelinck, Dimitri Verbeeck. Authors:Matt Baker, Malin-Sarah Gozin, Paul Piedfort, Sarah Freethy, Jan Van Dyck. 2-disc set.

* Finding Your Roots – Season 7 (PBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD

—–Renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. returns for a new season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS. Using genealogical detective work and cutting-edge DNA analysis, Gates guides influential guests deep into the branches of their family trees, revealing surprising stories of love, hardship, and triumph that transcend borders and merge to form an American root system fortified by its diversity. Featured Guests: Andy Cohen; Audra McDonald; Christopher Meloni; Clint Black; Don Lemon; Glenn Close; Gretchen Carlson; Jane Lynch; Jim Gaffigan; John Lithgow; John Waters; Kasi Lemmons; Lewis Black; Mandy Patinkin; Maria Hinojosa; Nina Totenberg; Pharrell Williams; Rosanne Cash; Roy Wood, Jr.; Tony Shalhoub. 3-disc set.

* Unforgotten – The Complete 4th Season (PBS)
$34.99 SRP DVD

—–A corpse is discovered in a scrap yard. Four suspects emerge; all have links to the law and attended the same police training course back in 1989. Since then their lives have gone in very different directions. But exactly who is fighting for justice? Can the police force ever really be trusted? 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 8/24:
* Chicago Fire – Season 9 (Universal)
$39.98 SRP DVD
—–No job is more stressful, dangerous or exhilarating than those of the Firefighters, Rescue Squad, and Paramedics of Chicago Firehouse 51. These are the courageous men and women who forge headfirst into danger when everyone else is running the other way. But the enormous responsibilities of the job also take a personal toll. With big reputations and hefty egos, the pressure to perform and make split-second decisions is bound to put squad members at odds. When it’s “go-time” though, they put their differences aside and put everything on the line for each other. From renowned Emmy-winning producer Dick Wolf. 4-disc set.
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COMING ON 9/7:
* SEAL Team – Season 4 (ViacomCBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: Featurettes, Deleted Scenes, and Audio Commentary
—–Season four of SEAL TEAM finds Bravo Team up against some of the biggest obstacles yet, both on and off the battlefield. Jason Hayes (David Boreanaz) wrestles with the toll of his long career as a Special Operator and struggles to guide an evolving Bravo Team. Also, Ray Perry (Neil Brown, Jr.) delves into the world of Special Activities, and Clay Spenser (Max Thieriot) and Sonny Quinn (AJ Buckley) face unexpected crossroads in their personal lives. 4-disc set.

* Frankie Drake Mysteries – The Complete 4th Season (PBS)
$49.99 SRP DVD

—–Season Four opens with our intrepid detectives Frankie Drake (Lauren Lee Smith) and Trudy Clarke (Chantel Riley) and their best gal pals, Mary Shaw (Rebecca Liddiard) and Flo Chakowitz (Sharron Matthews), traipsing through the woods on a scavenger hunt that quickly turns deadly. 3-disc set.
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COMING ON 9/14:
* Magnum P.I. – Season 3 (ViacomCBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: includes a hilarious Gag Reel, and never-before-seen Deleted Scenes
—–MAGNUM P.I. returns with Magnum (Jay Hernandez) and Higgins (Perdita Weeks) working in sync as private investigating partners, just as she begins a new relationship with her doctor, the handsome Dr. Ethan Shah (Jay Ali). Rick (Zachary Knighton) continues to manage La Mariana, the hottest tiki bar on the Island along with his best pal and Island Hoppers boss, TC (Stephen Hill), while Magnum and Higgins tackle cases that include re-possessing a plane from a drug cartel, helping an MMA fighter being blackmailed into throwing a fight and weathering a hurricane inside La Mariana with two armed killers. Watch Thomas Magnum get back on the case in Season Three! 4-disc set.
NOTE: at least one retailer (Amazon) is currently showing an incorrect street date for this title (“August 31”). The studio has confirmed that September 14 is the correct street date for Magnum P.I. – Season 3 on DVD.
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COMING ON 9/21:
* Batwoman – The Complete 2nd Season (Warner/SDS)
$39.99 SRP DVD; $44.98 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: Digital Copy (Blu-ray version only)
—–At the end of the first season, Crows Commander Kane has declared war on Batwoman, forcing everyone around them to choose sides. Season Two kicks off with a major game-changer, that will alter Gotham and The Bat-Team forever. A new hero emerges from the shadows. Relatable, messy, loyal, a little goofy, Ryan Wilder couldn’t be more different than the woman who wore the Batsuit before her, billionaire Kate Kane. Living in her van, Ryan has been made to feel trapped and powerless by the system her whole life, and believes the Batsuit is the key to breaking out of it. But what she’ll come to discover is that it’s not the suit that makes Ryan Wilder powerful, it’s the woman inside of it…who finds her destiny in changing Gotham City for good! 3-disc set in either format.
NOTE: “SDS” (Studio Distribution Services) is a new company created earlier this year, as a joint effort between AT&T/WarnerMedia and Comcast/NBCUniversal to continue to distribute physical discs – DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K UHD – at retail in a world where viewers are increasingly turning to streaming services.
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DATE NOT YET ANNOUNCED:
* Legends Of Tomorrow – The Complete 6th Season (Warner/SDS)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $29.98 SRP Blu-ray

—–Co-captains of the time-ship Waverider Sara Lance (Caity Lotz) and Ava Sharpe (Jes Macallan) have dealt with monsters, time anomalies, and most recently, villains from Hell. But this season they will face something even more challenging and bizarre: space aliens! After one of their own is abducted by a ruthless alien, this new mission becomes personal. Fighting against aliens in the timeline while also working to bring back their missing team mate, it will take more than the combined powers of a dark magician, John Constantine (Matt Ryan); a semi-reformed arsonist and Waverider O.G., Mick Rory (Dominic Purcell); a historian who transforms into steel, Nate Heywood (Nick Zano); a fresh out of Hell Astra Logue (Olivia Swann); and a brother-sister air-totem-wielding duo, Zara Tarazi (Tala Ashe) and Behrad Tarazi (Shayan Sobhian) to save the world (and beyond) for a sixth time. They must recruit a new Legend, a gun-totin’ Texan named Spooner (Lisseth Chavez) who was abducted by aliens when she was a child and imbued with powers that will help the team defeat their intergalactic foes. Either that or she’s just crazy.
NOTE: “SDS” (Studio Distribution Services) is a new company created earlier this year, as a joint effort between AT&T/WarnerMedia and Comcast/NBCUniversal to continue to distribute physical discs – DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K UHD – at retail in a world where viewers are increasingly turning to streaming services. Artwork for this title, shown in the attached collage below, is not yet finalized and could be subject to change.

* Kung Fu – The Complete 1st Season (Warner/SDS)
$24.98 SRP DVD; $29.98 SRP Blu-ray

—–A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese American woman, Nicky Shen (Olivia Liang), to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to San Francisco, she finds her hometown is overrun with crime and corruption and her own parents Jin (Tzi Ma) and Mei-Li (Kheng Hua Tan) are at the mercy of a powerful Triad. Nicky will rely on her tech-savvy sister Althea (Shannon Dang) and Althea’s fiancé Dennis (Tony Chung), pre-med brother Ryan (Jon Prasida), Assistant District Attorney and ex-boyfriend Evan (Gavin Stenhouse), and new love interest Henry (Eddie Liu) as well as her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice…all while searching for the ruthless assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor Pei-Ling (Vanessa Kai) and is now targeting her.
NOTE: “SDS” (Studio Distribution Services) is a new company created earlier this year, as a joint effort between AT&T/WarnerMedia and Comcast/NBCUniversal to continue to distribute physical discs – DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K UHD – at retail in a world where viewers are increasingly turning to streaming services. Artwork for this title, shown in the attached collage below, is not yet finalized and could be subject to change.



“PROFESSOR T” AND “MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!: UNFORGOTTEN, SEASON 4” HEADLINE DVD RELEASES





“PROFESSOR T” AND “MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!: UNFORGOTTEN, SEASON 4” HEADLINE DVD RELEASES FROM PBS DISTRIBUTION
THIS JULY
Below is a listing of the upcoming DVD releases from PBS Distribution slated for July.

Every purchase helps support public television for all

Programs available:
Professor T – 7/27/21
Genre: Drama, Crime Thriller
Run Time: 275 min. on 2 discs
SRP: $39.99

MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!: Unforgotten, Season 4 – 7/27/21
Genre: Drama, Crime Thriller
Run Time: 270 min. on 2 discs
SRP: $34.99

Finding Your Roots, Season 7 – 7/27/21
Genre: Docuseries
Run Time: 520 min. on 3 discs
SRP: $39.99

American Experience: Billy Graham – 7/20/21
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 112 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

NOVA: Picture a Scientist – 7/6/21
Genre: Science
Run Time: 90 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

NATURE: Sharks of Hawaii – 7/6/21
Genre: Nature
Run Time: 53 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten – 7/13/21
Genre: Documentary, History
Run Time: 84 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

Frontline: The Virus that Shook the World – 7/13/21
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 180 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

Journey into Buddhism – 7/13/21
Genre: Documentary
Run Time: 255 min. on 3 discs
SRP: $39.99

NOVA: Reef Rescue – 7/20/21
Genre: Science, Nature
Run Time: 54 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

Inside the Met – 7/20/21
Genre: Docuseries
Run Time: 180 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

NOVA: Fighting for Fertility – 7/20/21
Genre: Science
Run Time: 54 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

Great Performances: Broadway Musicals – A Jewish Legacy – 7/20/21
Genre: Documentary, Music
Run Time: 85 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

NOVA: Hindenburg – The New Evidence – 7/27/21
Genre: History, Science
Run Time: 54 min. on 1 disc
SRP: $24.99

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 CA), 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.



Upcoming DVD Releases





COMING ON 3/9:
* Riviera – Season 2 (Universal)
$34.98 SRP DVD MOD

—–The second ten sensational part season of Riviera sees Georgina (Julia Stiles) focused on trying to get away with murder as she ghts to retain power within the Clios household and her position at the top of the elusive art world. This intoxicating drama is full of sun, sex, sea, fast cars, fast living, chateaus and everything that says the glamour of the rich and powerful. Picking up immediately from the shocking ending of season one, with the Clios family still reeling from the devastation caused by Constantine’s mysterious death, Georgina continues her battle for dominance and control with Irina Clios (Lena Olin) and her children Christos (Dimitri Leonidas) and Adriana (Roxanne Duran). 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 3/16:
* Thundarr The Barbarian – The Complete Series (Warner Archive)
$29.99 SRP Blu-ray MOD

EXTRAS: “Lords of Light: The Story of Thundarr the Barbarian” featurette
—–Civilization is cast into ruin when a runaway planet speeds between the Earth and the Moon, unleashing cosmic destruction. Two thousand years later, Earth is reborn from the ashes with a savage landscape, strange creatures and a primitive sense of justice. But, one man fights to spread peace throughout the land: He is Thundarr the Barbarian, and you can own all 21 exciting adventures starring Thundarr and his companions Ookla the Mok and sorceress Princess Ariel. Using their strength, courage and wits, plus Thundarr’s magical Sunsword, they journey from village to village, liberating slaves and battling all kinds of beasts, mutants, wizards, thieves and robots. The future of Earth may be shrouded in darkness, but Thundarr the Barbarian bursts into action as a shining symbol of hope for humanity. 3-disc set.
NOTE: this title was originally released on DVD format in 2010 as a manufacture-on-demand (MOD) item by the Warner Archive Collection. Now the Warner Archive is preparing a Blu-ray MOD release of the same title, for March 2021. Also note that the Blu-ray version’s official title info does NOT mention the featurette, but we hope that is a simple oversight, because the Warner Archive mentions it on their 2/1/2021 announcement on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/p/CKxLuabsMBP/
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COMING ON 3/23:
* Animal Kingdom – The Complete 4th Season (Warner Archive)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–Season Four opens with Janine “Smurf” Cody (Ellen Barkin) back on top, reminding her boys who’s boss…no matter whom she hurts in the process. Trapped with Smurf and becoming increasingly unhinged, Andrew “Pope” Cody (Shawn Hatosy) finds new and dangerous ways to deal with his anger. Joshua “J” Cody (Finn Cole) continues to scheme, while tough, impulsive Craig (Ben Robson) plots one of their most difficult heists and Deran (Jake Weary) worries about his future with Adrian (Spencer Treat Clark). As always, outsiders move in, threatening the Codys’ fragile peace. Among them are Angela (Emily Deschanel) – the former best friend of J’s deceased mother and a recovering junkie, who tries to snake her way back into the family’s good graces – and Mia (Sohvi Rodriguez), along with a new criminal crew that has a surprising connection to the Codys. 3-disc set.

* Finding Your Roots – Season 6 (PBS)
$39.99 SRP DVD

—–In sharing their stories, FINDING YOUR ROOTS uses every tool available, from cutting-edge DNA research to old-school genealogical sleuthing to reveal long-buried secrets. Spanning the globe, the series compiles family trees that trace throughout the United States and Canada; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Germany, Poland, Ireland, Russia and more. Episode to episode, audiences will meet guests’ ancestors who were businesspeople and bootleggers, war heroes and criminals, farmers and immigrants, the persecuted and the persevering under the most extraordinary circumstances. Together, the arc of each guest’s family personalizes history while emphasizing the human connections that unite us. This season’s guests are Amy Ryan, Anjelica Huston, Ann Curry, Ava DuVernay, Bill Hader, Diane von Furstenberg, Eric Stonestreet, Francis Collins, Gayle King, Harold E. Varmus, Isabella Rossellini, Issa Rae, Jeff Goldblum, Jeffrey Wright, Jimmy Kimmel, Joe Madison, John Turturro, Jon Batiste, Jordan Peele, Julianne Moore, Justina Machado, Kehinde Wiley, Laura Linney, Lidia Bastianich, Lisa Ling, Lupita Nyong’o, Marc Maron, Marisa Tomei, Melissa McCarthy, Mia Farrow, Nancy Pelosi, Narciso Rodriguez, Norah O’Donnell, Queen Latifah, Questlove, RuPaul Charles, S. Epatha Merkerson, Scarlett Johansson, Shasheer Zamata, Shirley Ann Jackson, Sigourney Weaver, Soledad O’Brien, Sterling K. Brown, Téa Leoni, Terry Gross, and Zac Posen. 3-disc set.

* Soulmates – Season 1 (RLJ/Image)
$34.97 SRP DVD; $35.97 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: A Look at SOULMATES Featurette
—–Soulmates is set fifteen years into the future, when science has made a discovery that changes the lives of everyone on the planet: a test that unequivocally tells you who your soulmate is. Nikki doubts her marriage, David has an affair, Libby loves both soulmate and husband, Mateo has a wild adventure, Kurt’s soulmate is dead, and Caitlin questions if her match is good for her. Cast includes Sarah Snook (Succession), Kingsley Ben-Adir (The OA), Dolly Wells (BBC’s Dracula), Anna Wilson-Jones (Hotel Babylon), Bill Skarsgård (Castle Rock), Malin Åkerman (Billions), Charlie Heaton (Stranger Things), Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad), and more. 2-disc set in either format.
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COMING ON 4/6:
* Finding Joy – Series 2 (RLJ/Acorn)
$34.99 SRP DVD

EXTRAS: Behind The Scenes
—–Vlogger Joy Morris (Amy Huberman, Striking Out) faces new challenges in the uproarious second season of this Irish comedy. Encouraged by her stint as an internet sensation, Joy has started her own video channel in the continued search for happiness. Amid the constant pressure of producing content, the glossy lifestyle she wanted starts to lose its shine. But she has it all under control…kind of. Single-disc release.
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COMING ON 5/18:
* Loud House – Season 3, Volume 1: Road Tripped (Nickelodeon/ViacomCBS)
DVD

—–During a road trip to their vacation destination, everything that can go wrong for the family, does. This and other adventures make up the first portion of the fan-favorite Nick show’s third season.
NOTE: we have not gotten detailed announcement information yet for this item from the studio. Available information comes from the Walmart pre-order listing (linked above) and from the VideoETA website. Stay tuned for updates, confirmed list pricing, and the cover art!