COMING ON 8/2:
* American Gothic – Season 1 (CBS/Paramount)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD
EXTRAS: Extended/Deleted Scenes; American Gothic First Look; American Gothic at Comic-Con; Gag Reel
—–SOME SECRETS CAN’T BE BURIED FOREVER. American Gothic is the thrilling thirteen-part murder mystery based on a prominent Boston family reeling in the wake of the chilling discovery that someone in their midst is linked to an infamous string of murders. As shocking secrets from the past and present are revealed, their mounting suspicion and paranoia that one of them is a killer threatens to tear the family apart. 4-disc set.
NOTE: this title was originally released into stores on DVD in 2016, but was discontinued; the item is being re-released as a Manufacture On Demand (MOD) item for those who previously missed purchasing it
* Survivor – Season 2: The Australian Outback (CBS/Paramount)
$29.99 SRP DVD MOD
EXTRAS: Surviving The Australian Outback; The Luxury Items; Dining: Survivor-Style; Keith Famie’s Paella; Cast and crew audio commentaries on select episodes
—–BE THERE…AGAIN AND AGAIN. Survivor’s first season, Borneo, was groundbreaking. The second season, Survivor: The Australian Outback, proved the franchise a bona fide hit. The premiere was watched by 45 million viewers, and it became the #1 series for the season. Survivor would now be considered the “Gold Standard” in reality television. With this special edition DVD box set you can relive every bit of the original series’ episodes, plus see and hear many bonus features never shown on TV. The “full Survivor experience” is now yours. 6-disc set.
NOTE: this title was originally released into stores on DVD in 2005, but was discontinued; the item is being re-released as a Manufacture On Demand (MOD) item for those who previously missed purchasing it
* American Vandal – Season 1 (CBS/Paramount)
$25.99 SRP DVD MOD
EXTRAS: Point/Counter Point: Alex Trimboli vs The Wayback Boyz; Dylan Maxwell Extended Interviews; Mr. Krazanski Extended Interviews School Board Hearings
—–An aspiring sophomore documentarian Peter Maldonado investigates the troubled class clown. The controversial and potentially unjust expulsion of troubled senior (and known dick-drawer) Dylan Maxwell. Not unlike its now iconic true-crime predecessors, the addictive American Vandal will leave one question on everyone’s minds until the very end: Who drew the dicks? 2-disc set.
NOTE: this title was originally released into stores on DVD in 2019, but was discontinued; the item is being re-released as a Manufacture On Demand (MOD) item for those who previously missed purchasing it
COMING ON 8/9:
* One Lane Bridge – Season 2 (RLJ/Image)
$31.99 SRP DVD
—–A bridge. A body. A twisted New Zealand town. When Detective Ariki Davis saves the life of his boss, DSS Stephen Tremaine, he inadvertently triggers a cataclysmic chain of events that uncovers long-buried secrets and threatens those closest to him. Burdened by premonitions from his second sight, Ariki navigates a murder investigation rife with ulterior motives and conflicting loyalties. 2-disc set.
COMING ON 8/16:
* Firebite – Season 1 (RLJ/Image)
$34.97 SRP DVD; $35.97 SRP Blu-ray
—–When the Vampire King arrives to the last colonial stronghold in a remote Australian mining town, it’s up to two Aboriginal renegades, Tyson and Shanika, to stop and end the bloody 230-year war for land and power. 2-disc set in either format.
COMING ON 9/6:
* Chicago P.D. – Season 9 (Universal)
$24.98 SRP DVD
—–The men and women of the Chicago Police Department’s elite Intelligence Unit continue battling the city’s major criminal offenses in Season Nine of the gripping drama series from multiple Emmy-winning executive producer Dick Wolf and the team behind the hit Chicago franchise. Over the past year, Sgt. Hank Voight (Jason Beghe) has had to adapt to changing realities while remaining as committed as ever to bringing criminals to justice. Voight fights to keep the city safe alongside his dedicated team, including Det. Jay Halstead (Jesse Lee Soffer), Officer Adam Ruzek (Patrick John Flueger), Officer Kim Burgess (Marina Squerciati), Officer Kevin Atwater (LaRoyce Hawkins), Det. Hailey Upton (Tracy Spiridakos) and Desk Sgt. Trudy Platt (Amy Morton). 5-disc set.
* Super Sentai Fiveman – The Complete Series (Shout!)
$59.98 SRP DVD
—–BEFORE MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS, THERE WAS SUPER SENTAI! See where the worldwide phenomenon began with the original Japanese series that inspired the Power Rangers franchise! Twenty years after their planet was attacked by the brutal Zone Empire, the five Hoshikawa children – who escaped and were raised on Earth – must prepare for a brand-new war. This time, though, they’re ready…having developed the powerful Fiveman technology that will help them defend Earth from the same empire that conquered their home world. INCLUDES ALL 48 EPISODES! Japanese language with English subtitles. 7-disc set.
NOTE: this title has been announced as being available “months before you can buy it anywhere else” exclusively from the Shout Factory studio website
* Peacemaker – The Complete 1st Season (Warner Canada)
—–Picking up where 2021’s The Suicide Squad left off, this James Gunn-created series continues the saga of Peacemaker, a compellingly vainglorious superhero/supervillain who believes in peace at any cost – no matter how many people he has to kill along the way. After a miraculous recovery from his encounter with Bloodsport, Peacemaker soon discovers that his freedom comes at a cost, when he’s requisitioned by Clemson Murn and joined by his handler, Emilia Harcourt, tech and tactics John Economos, and new recruit Leota Adebayo for an off-the-books mission, codename: Project Butterfly. But, ever the consummate professional, Peacemaker remains committed to saving the world – and all that other superhero stuff.
NOTE: this has been announced in Canada only; there is no USA announcement yet
COMING ON 9/13:
* Harley Quinn – The Complete 1st And 2nd Seasons (Warner)
$39.99 SRP DVD
—–Harley Quinn (Kaley Cuoco) has finally broken things off once and for all with the Joker (Alan Tudyk) and attempts to make it on her own as the criminal Queenpin of Gotham City in this half-hour adult animated action-comedy series. With the help of Poison Ivy (Lake Bell) and a ragtag crew of DC castoffs, Harley tries to earn a seat at the biggest table in villainy: the Legion of Doom. Don’t worry…she’s got this. Or does she? In Season 2, Harley has defeated the Joker, and Gotham City is hers for the taking. What’s left of it, that is. Her celebration in the newly created chaos is cut short when Penguin, Bane, Mr. Freeze, The Riddler and Two-Face join forces to restore order in the criminal underworld. Calling themselves the Injustice League, they’re intent on keeping Harley and her crew from taking control as the top villains in Gotham. For mature audiences only. 4-disc set.
NOTE: this title was released on Blu-ray format as an MOD (Manufacture On Demand) item in 2021; this is the first time both seasons are being offered in one package on the DVD format…but the first season was released individually on DVD in 2020, and the second season on DVD in 2021; this new item is for those fans who need it on DVD and missed purchasing the previous releases
COMING ON 9/20:
* The Equalizer – Season 2 (CBS/Paramount)
$24.99 SRP DVD
EXTRAS: Deleted Scene and Gag Reel
—–In Season Two of THE EQUALIZER, Robyn McCall (Queen Latifah) is reeling from the fallout of Delilah’s (Laya DeLeon Hayes) discovery that her mother is The Equalizer. While McCall struggles to reconnect with Delilah, she is dismayed to learn that her vigilante profile is growing exponentially online. Just as McCall considers ending her work as The Equalizer due to the social chatter and the district attorney’s commitment to bringing her to justice, she takes on an unexpected client: Detective Marcus Dante (Tory Kittles). Dante approaches McCall to help him find a highly tactical and untraceable group of bank robbers who killed and injured multiple police officers in a recent bank heist. Together, they attempt to run down the criminals and are shocked when their investigation leads them to the highest levels of U.S. intelligence and American politics. This four-disc collection includes every high-octane episode. 4-disc set.
* Kamen Rider Kuuga – The Complete Series (Shout!)
$59.98 SRP Blu-ray
—–A NEW HERO. A NEW LEGEND. Kamen Rider Kuuga is the first installment in the franchise’s televised run in the Heisei Era. When a group of archaeologists uncover the tomb of a legendary warrior, they unearth Kuuga’s belt, accidentally releasing an ancient race of monsters called the Grongi bent on destroying humanity. Enter Yusuke Godai, a guy-next- door type, who learns he is telepathically linked to the mysterious stone belt. With its power, he transforms into the legendary warrior known as Kuuga, humanity’s only defense against the murderous Grongi monsters. INCLUDES ALL 49 EPISODES! JAPANESE LANGUAGE PLUS ENGLISH SUBTITLES (WITH AND WITHOUT GRONGI)! 7-disc set.
NOTE: this title has only been announced for Blu-ray format
* Kim’s Convenience – The Complete Series (Universal)
$69.99 SRP DVD
EXTRAS: What is Kim’s Convenience about?; Kim’s Convenience: From Stage to Screen; Inside “Convenience Store” Culture; What is a Ddong Chim?; A Day in The Life of Appa; Behind the Scenes of Kim’s Convenience; The Impact of Season One; Welcome to Season 2!; Kim’s Convenience in New York City; Meet the Kimbits!; Who You Gonna Paul?; Inside Episode 3: “House Guest”; Inside Episode 6: “Resting Place”; Bloopers ; OK S3! Season 3 Mini-Doc; A Family Portrait; Inanimate Funnies by Andrea Bang; Kim’s Convenience x Fan Expo 2018; A Look Inside: Episode 313 Lord of the Ring; Favourite Moments: Jean Yoon; Favourite Moments: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee; Favourite Moments: Andrea Bang; Favourite Moments: Andrew Phung; Favourite Moments: Nicole Power; Life Before Kim’s: Jean Yoon; Life Before Kim’s: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee; Life Before Kim’s: Andrea Bang; Life Before Kim’s: Simu Liu; Life Before Kim’s: Andrew Phung; Life Before Kim’s: Nicole Power ; OK S4! Season 4 Mini-Doc; Season 4 Theme Song; Family Dinner; Andrew Talks Sneakers; Appa Day; Umma Day ; OK S5! Season 5 Mini-Doc; OK SEE YOU! The Story of Kim’s Convenience
—–Kim’s Convenience is the funny, heartfelt story of The Kims—a Korean Canadian family running a convenience store in downtown Toronto. Based on the hit play by Ins Choi, this acclaimed comedy explores the multicultural community and the generational tension between immigrant parents and their Canadian-born children with smart comedy and authentic depth.The series is set in urban Regent Park, a rundown neighborhood bustling with immigrants and rich in cultural diversity, at the heart of which is the Kim family and their store, and the series finds laughter in the trials of running a literal “Mom and Pop” shop while raising kids in a culture that is not quite your own. 10-disc set.
NOTE: this title was originally released in Canada last year (2021), but is now planned for release in the USA
COMING ON 9/27:
* The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet – Season 5 (MPI Home Video)
$29.98 SRP DVD
—–THE OFFICIAL COMPLETE SEASON FIVE 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, Nancy Kulp, Edgar Buchanan, Mary Jane Croft, Dwayne Hickman, Joi Lansing, James Stacy, Parley Baer and other familiar faces. 4-disc set.
* The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet – Season 6 (MPI Home Video)
$29.98 SRP DVD
—–THE OFFICIAL COMPLETE SEASON SIX contains all 35 full, fun-filled episodes including rare adventures not seen on television in decades. Lyle Talbot and Mary Jane Croft appear as Ozzie and Harriet’s best friends Joe and Clara Randolph along with classic television and film guest stars Frank Cady, Stanley Livingston, James Stacy, Edgar Buchanan, Madge Blake, Hal Smith, Joi Lansing, Parley Baer, Yvonne Lime and other familiar faces. 4-disc set.
* Mayor of Kingstown – Season 1 (CBS/Paramount)
$25.99 SRP DVD; $33.99 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: thrilling bonus features
—–From Academy Award nominee Taylor Sheridan, co-creator of Yellowstone, and Hugh Dillon, Mayor of Kingstown follows the McLusky family–power brokers in Kingstown, Michigan, where the business of incarceration is the only thriving industry. Tackling themes of systemic racism, corruption and inequality, the series provides a stark look at their attempt to bring order and justice to a town that has neither. With an impressive line-up of star power, including two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner, Golden Globe, Emmy and Academy Award winner Dianne Wiest, and five-time Emmy nominee Kyle Chandler, Mayor Of Kingstown is a must-add to your DVD or Blu-ray collection.