Telemystery, your source for one of the most comprehensive selections of detective, amateur sleuth, private investigator, and suspense television mystery series, mini-series and made-for-television movies, now available or coming soon to DVD or Blu-ray disc, is profiling six series being released this week.
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Meet Jonathan Ames: writer, romantic, and unlicensed private detective in the comedy crime drama Bored To Death. Moonlighting from his job as a novelist and writer for a New York magazine, Jonathan (Jason Schwartzman) is looking to jettison some heavy emotional baggage (his girlfriend just dumped him, okay?) through an unusual second career of cracking cases of missing persons, espionage and infidelity in the Big Apple.
The series also stars Zach Galifianakis as his best friend Ray and Ted Danson as his editor George.
The Bored To Death: Season One DVD set of 2 discs contain the 8 episodes that aired on HBO from September through November 2009.
The second season of Bored to Death premieres this Sunday, September 26th.
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The banter flies faster than the bullets in Castle, a crime series loaded with drama, romance, and laughs.
Best-selling mystery novelist Rick Castle (Nathan Fillion) has a unique approach to crime solving that may have won over NYPD Homicide Detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic), but after crossing her, Castle is going to have to do his best work to get her back on his side.
The Castle: Season Two DVD set of 5 discs contain the 24 episodes that aired on ABC from September 2009 through May 2010.
The third season of Castle airs tonight, Monday September 20th.
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Using the popular DC Comics title as a springboard for riveting and intelligent action and adventure, Human Target provides a thrill ride with no clear boundaries.
Mark Valley stars as Christopher Chance, a mysterious security agent for hire who assumes different identities, at times literally becoming a human target on behalf of his clients. Resourceful, driven and compelled by a force known only to him, this take-charge anti-hero will barter his services for an aged bottle of scotch, much to the chagrin of his shadowy associates. If someone is threatened or a life is in danger ... leave it to Chance.
The Human Target: Season One DVD set of 3 discs contain the 12 episodes that aired on Fox from January through April 2010. Also available: Human Target: Season One (Blu-ray disc).
The second season of Human Target premieres Friday, October 1st.
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Christopher Meloni returns as Detective Elliot Stabler and Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
This season the officers track down the most deviant of criminals including dangerous religious fanatics serial rapists and child predators. They also grapple with deeply personal matters as Stabler helps his troubled son and Benson finds herself the prime suspect in a violent case.
The Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season Eleven DVD set of 5 discs contain the 24 episodes that aired on NBC from September 2009 through May 2010.
The twelfth season of Law & Order: SVU premieres Wednesday, September 22nd.
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California Bureau of Investigation consultant Patrick Jane (Simon Baker) has a blatant lack of protocol but is self-assured and driven as The Mentalist.
The former “psychic” uses his talent for seeing the clues everyone else misses to solve the most baffling crimes. But there’s more than crime this season: violence fells one CBI boss, and the new boss seems more interested in authority than teamwork.
The The Mentalist: Season Two DVD set of 5 discs contain the 23 episodes that aired on CBS from September 2009 through May 2010.
The third season of The Mentalist premieres Thursday, September 23rd.
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Taggart is award-winning television drama follows four cops on the streets of one of Britain’s most menacing cities. Detectives Burke, Ross, Reid, and Fraser make a formidable team against Glasgow’s criminals, from drug dealers and blackmailers to gangsters and pimps. Armed with determination and intuition, they pursue justice in an often dark and dangerous world.
Deadpan humor and genuine humanity round out the eight suspenseful mysteries in this set.
The Taggart: Set Three DVD set of 4 discs contain the 8 episodes that originally aired on ITV during 2005.
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