Upcoming DVD Releases





COMING ON 10/5:
* Tex Avery: Screwball Classics – Volume 3 (Warner Archives)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD; $21.99 SRP Blu-ray MOD

EXTRAS: a pre-MGM cartoon short from Avery’s time with Warner Bros, THE CRACKPOT QUAIL, with its original 1941 soundtrack
—–Shorts: BLITZ WOLF, THE EARLY BIRD DOOD IT, ONE HAM’S FAMILY, HAPPY GO NUTTY, JERKY TURKEY, THE SHOOTING OF DAN McGOO, SWING SHIFT CINDERELLA, WILD AND WOLFY, NORTHWEST HOUNDED POLICE, SLAP HAPPY LION, KING SIZE CANARY, WHAT PRICE FLEADOM, LITTLE TINKER, SENOR DROOPY, COCK-A-DOODLE DOG, ROCK-A-BYE BEAR, LITTLE JOHNNY JET, BILLY BOY, DEPUTY DROOPY, and CELLBOUND.
NOTE: our thanks to our friend, Jerry Beck, for this information courtesy of his Cartoon Research website
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COMING ON 10/26:
* New Amsterdam – Season 3 (Universal)
$34.98 SRP DVD MOD

—–Maverick medical director Dr. Max Goodwin (Ryan Eggold) and his inspiring team of doctors and nurses are back for the timely third season of the emotional and heart-pounding medical drama, “New Amsterdam.” This season, Max and his team’s devotion to fixing the broken health care system is put to the test amidst the unique and overwhelming challenges of a global pandemic. But no matter what obstacles they face, together these selfless medical heroes remain hopeful and committed to revolutionizing health care, one patient at a time. Also starring Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery, Jocko Sims, and Tyler Labine. 3-disc set.

* Good Witch – Season 7 (Hallmark)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–The velvet pouches of soil discovered by Cassie, Abigail, and Joy mark the start of a new Merriwick mystery, one that leads them to reflect on their pasts. With the usual Middleton fun, new relationships, personal challenges and romance are in store. Actors: Catherine Bell; James Denton; Rhys Matthew Bond; Sarah Power; Catherine Disher. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 11/9:
* Muhammad Ali – A Film by Ken Burns (PBS)
$69.99 SRP DVD; $79.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–Muhammad Ali brings to life one of the best-known and most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans throughout the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it. Born Cassius Clay, Jr., Ali rose from boxing amateur to Olympic gold medalist and heavyweight champion, just as he had promised he would at the age of twelve. He wrote his own rules – in the ring and in his life – infuriating his critics, baffling his opponents, and riveting millions of fans. He spoke his mind and stood on principle, staying true to his Islamic faith and refusing induction into the U.S. Army…even when it cost him his livelihood. Banished for his beliefs, he returned to boxing an underdog, reclaimed his title twice, and became the most famous man on earth. An intimate portrait of a larger-than-life global icon, this four-part, eight-hour documentary tells the story of an exceptional athlete whose influence transcends boxing. “He was,” the novelist Norman Mailer wrote, “the very spirit of the 20th Century.” 4-disc set in either format.
NOTE: this is the general retail release of this title; the PBS shop will begin selling it directly to customers on Oct. 19th (delayed from 9/28): https://shop.pbs.org/WD5942.html
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COMING ON 11/30:
* I Dream of Jeannie – The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
$44.98 SRP DVD; $85.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–Your Wish is Our Command! All 139 episodes filled with hilarious blinks! 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. Enjoy all 139 episodes in their original broadcast presentation – including the first season in black & white – on this 12-disc collection that re-introduces Larry Hagman as 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.
NOTE: this first-ever Blu-ray Disc edition of the title was originally scheduled for release in June, then July, then August, but now Mill Creek seems confident in being able to deliver it on their new release date of November 30th; on the same date they will release a 12-disc set on DVD format as well…this title was released as a 20-disc set by Sony in limited edition packaging back in 2008, then in unlimited packaging in 2013, but this is Mill Creek’s first DVD “complete series” set, which Amazon is taking pre-orders for as of this writing at a price point under $20!
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COMING ON 12/7:
* Avatar: The Last Airbender AND The Legend Of Korra – The Ultimate Aang & Korra Blu-ray Collection (Nickelodeon/ViacomCBS)
$97.99 SRP Blu-ray

EXTRAS: features over an hour of all-new and exclusive bonus features, including an Auditory Exploration with the Avatarverse Creators, a conversation with Janet Varney and Dante Bosco, hosts of the Avatar: Braving the Elements podcast, and 8 collectible art cards in special packaging!
—–The ultimate Aang and Korra Blu-ray collection. Experience the complete Avatar saga, from the discovery of Avatar Aang in the iceberg in Avatar: The Last Airbender to Korra’s heroic journey to set things right in Republic City through The Legend of Korra. Relive all the epic air-, earth-, water-, and firebending in the ultimate Avatar Collection! 18-disc set.



Upcoming DVD Releases





COMING ON 7/6:
* No Activity – Season 2 (ViacomCBS)
$19.99 SRP DVD MOD

—–NO ACTIVITY celebrates the mundane in what should be a high-stakes operation. Season Two finds us back in Car 27 with SDPD detectives Cullen and Tolbeck as they stake out the seedy underbelly of a cockfighting ring. Meanwhile, the SDPD is rocked by a massive corruption scandal, and the culprit might be close to home. Patrick Brammall and Tim Meadows reprise their roles as Detectives Cullen and Tolbeck, and are joined by returning guest stars Jake Johnson as Detective Haldeman, Sunita Mani as SDPD Dispatch’s Fatima, Jason Mantzoukas as haphazard criminal Marco, Amy Sedaris as SDPD Dispatch’s mother hen, Janice, and Academy Award Winner J.K. Simmons as Leon, the internal affairs investigator with a fondness for deep sea fishing. New guest stars joining them this season include Jessica Alba, Chris Gethard, Max Greenfield, Joe Manganiello, Cristin Milioti and Nasim Pedrad, among others. Single-disc title.
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COMING ON 7/13:
* I Dream of Jeannie – The Complete Series (Mill Creek)
$85.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–Your Wish is Our Command! All 139 episodes filled with hilarious blinks! 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. Enjoy all 139 episodes in their original broadcast presentation – including the first season in black & white – on this 12-disc collection that re-introduces Larry Hagman as 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 first-ever Blu-ray Disc edition of the title was originally scheduled for release on June 29th, but has now been delayed until July 13th.
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COMING ON 7/20:
* The Walking Dead – The Complete 10th Season (AMC/Lionsgate)
$70.98 SRP DVD; $80.99 SRP Blu-ray
EXTRAS: 6 bonus episodes including the backstory “Here’s Negan”; Audio Commentaries; In Memoriam featurette; Digital Copy (Blu-ray only)
—–Winter has turned to spring, and the collected communities are grudgingly respecting the new borders imposed upon them by the ever-brutal Alpha. But having organized themselves into a militia-style fighting force, our group of survivors is prepared for battle…though they’re keenly aware that the Whisperers, and the horde of dead they mingle with, pose a threat unlike any they’ve ever faced. Paranoia, propaganda, secret agendas, infighting – all of these will test the group, individually and collectively, with the survival of civilization in a world filled with the walking dead hanging in the balance. Featuring the six additional episodes of the extended 10th season, including Negan’s long-awaited backstory, “Here’s Negan.” 6-disc set in either format.

* The Spanish Princess – Part 2 (Starz/Lionsgate)
$34.98 SRP DVD
—–The epic story of Queen Catherine and King Henry VIII continues in this conclusion to the dramatic miniseries. Beloved by their people and presiding over the most glamorous court in Europe, Catherine and Henry see their relationship tested as Catherine prepares to give birth to an heir, and England wars with France. Charlotte Hope, Stephanie Levi-John, Rauiri O’Connor, Aaron Cobham, Richard Pepper, Laura Carmichael, Georgie Henley, Philip Cumbus, Jordan Renzo. 2-disc set.
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COMING ON 7/27:
* Keeping Faith – Series 3 (RLJ/Acorn)
$39.99 SRP DVD; $39.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–This record-setting, award-winning thriller comes to a close in a dramatic final season. Series 3 finds small town lawyer Faith Howells (Eve Myles; Broadchurch, Torchwood) attempting to navigate the disillusion of her marriage, while taking on an emotionally wrenching case involving a gravely ill young boy. Into this mix, Faith is confronted by a terrible and long-buried figure from her past: her mother, Rose Fairchild (Celia Imrie; The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel), whose reappearance uncovers secrets in Faith’s background and will force audiences to ask the question: Who is Faith Howells? 2-disc set in either format.
NOTE: this item was originally scheduled for release on June 29th, but has now been delayed until July 27th.
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COMING ON 8/10:
* When Calls The Heart – Pre-Wedding Jitters And Changing Times (Shout! Factory)
$14.98 SRP DVD

—–In Pre-Wedding Jitters, Elizabeth is distraught over the revelation of Nathan’s secret, causing friction – even between Elizabeth and Rosemary – until everyone puts their differences aside to help Ned and Florence prepare for their wedding. Then, in Changing Times, Carson and Faith’s relationship is put to the ultimate test, while Elizabeth’s own romantic destiny finally becomes clear – though a threat to the Jack Thornton School might interfere with her plans! Single-disc title.
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COMING ON 8/17:
* Gridman: The Hyper Agent (Mill Creek)
$40.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–Three computer-savvy kids – Naoto, Yuka and Ippei – created their own videogame superhero, but then discover it’s possessed by an inter-dimensional police officer, Gridman. Pursuing an evil program called Kahn Digifer, he merges with Naoto and fights Kahn Digifer’s digitized monsters in order to prevent the computerized demon from wreaking havoc on the Human World. 4-disc set.
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DATE NOT YET ANNOUNCED:
* Superman & Lois – The Complete 1st Season (Warner/SDS)
$29.98 SRP DVD; $39.99 SRP Blu-ray

—–After years of facing supervillains, monsters, and alien invaders intent on wiping out the human race, the world’s most famous superhero (Tyler Hoechlin) and comic books’ most famous journalist (Elizabeth Tulloch) come face to face with one of their greatest challenges ever: dealing with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society.
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.

* Batwoman – The Complete 2nd Season (Warner/SDS)
$39.99 SRP DVD; $44.98 SRP Blu-ray

—–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!
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.

* The Flash – The Complete 7th Season (Warner/SDS)
$39.99 SRP DVD; $44.98 SRP Blu-ray

—–After last season’s cliffhanger, which saw the Mirror Master victorious and still at-large in Central City, Barry Allen/The Flash must regroup in order to stop her and find his missing wife. With help from the rest of Team Flash, Barry will ultimately defeat Mirror Master. But in doing so, he’ll unleash a more devastating threat…one that threatens to tear his team – and his marriage – apart.
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.



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