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 two series plus one made-for-television movie being released this week.
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CSI: NY is the third spin-off of the popular Crime Scene Investigation franchise. A team of police forensics specialists is led by Detective Mac Taylor (Gary Sinise), who use high-tech science to follow the evidence and solve crimes in the Big Apple.
The New York CSIs may have a different process from those in Las Vegas or Miami, but they are guided by the same steadfast determination. These skilled investigators follow the evidence as they piece together clues and eliminate doubt, to ultimately crack their cases.
These are the final cases for Detective Stella Bonasera (Melina Kanakaredes), who was Taylor's partner for the series first six seasons.
The CSI: NY: Season Six DVD set of 7 discs contain the 23 episodes that aired on CBS from September 2009 through May 2010.
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Law & Order UK is the British version of the original, a gritty look at crime in London. Each episode is divided into two parts: investigation of a crime followed by the court proceedings to try the case.
The Law & Order UK: Season One DVD set of 3 discs contain the 13 episodes that comprise the first two seasons of the series as it aired in the UK, from February through March 2009 and from January through February 2010.
(Strictly speaking, this is not a "new" release. This DVD set has been available prior to its general release tmorrow exclusively at Target stores in the US.)
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Several weeks ago, a movie collection of Poirot was released that included an adaptation of the classic Murder on the Orient Express starring David Suchet as Hercule Poirot.
The studio is now releasing that film separately as Poirot: Murder on the Orient Express (Blu-ray disc).
As our reviewer noted in his review of the film, "There will probably be few viewers of the episode who don't know the story, yet the direction manages to retain a high level of suspense. There are a few changes from the book, most notably in some characters but also in how the conclusion is structured. Still, this is a remarkable episode and definitely one not to miss."
Read his complete review of this episode at Mr. E. Reviews Poirot: The Movie Collection 5.
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