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 on or coming soon to DVD or Blu-ray disc, is profiling six series being released this week.
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Spies don't get fired ... they get burned.
Burn Notice stars Jeffrey Donovan as Michael Westen, an international spy who suddenly finds himself blacklisted. Back in his hometown of Miami, Michael uses his skills to help people in need ... mostly people who can't get help from the police ... while trying to find out who burned him.
In this fourth season he's joined by Jesse Porter (Coby Bell), a no-nonsense counter-intelligence expert who has been burned himself. Along with go-to guy Sam Axe (Bruce Campbell) and the dangerously sexy Fiona Glenanne (Gabrielle Anwar), the team takes on a barrage of outlaw biker gangs drug dealers and a worldwide terrorist threat. As tension mounts uneasy alliances are forged, friendships are tested and a lethal game unfolds when Jesse vows to find and kill the one who burned him.
The Burn Notice: Season Four DVD set of 4 discs contain the 18 episodes that originally aired on USA Network from June through August and November through December, 2010.
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Nate Ford (Timothy Hutton) and his team of ex-cons and ex-thieves apply their own unique brand of Leverage to help secure justice for those victimized by the rich and powerful.
The Leverage: Season Three DVD set of 4 discs contain the 16 episodes that originally aired on TNT from June through September 2010 with two additional episodes that aired in December 2010.
The fourth season of Leverage premieres on June 26th.
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San Francisco Police Commission Stewart McMillan (Rock Hudson) and Sally McMillan (Susan Saint James) return for another season of mystery in McMillan and Wife. Nancy Walker provided comic relief in the form of their housekeeper, Mildred, with backup to the Commissioner supplied by the able Sgt. Charles Enright (John Schuck).
As one of the rotating Mystery Movies seen on NBC, McMillan and Wife aired six 90-minute episodes this season. (The other rotating series were Columbo and McCloud.)
The McMillan and Wife: Season Three DVD set of 3 discs contain these six mystery movies, that aired from September 1973 through February 1974.
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Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman (Amanda Redman) leads a team of retired police officers to solve cold case crimes in New Tricks. Her team includes the obsessive Brian Lane (Alun Armstrong), the depressed Jack Halford (James Bolam), and ladies man Gerry Standing (Dennis Waterman), men who remember fondly "how it used to be" and are often frustrated by "how it is now".
The New Tricks: Season Four DVD set of 3 discs contain the eight episodes that originally aired on BBC during April and May, 2007.
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Rosewood is a perfect little town. So quiet and pristine, you'd never guess it holds so many secrets. And some of the ugliest ones belong to the prettiest girls in town in Pretty Little Liars.
When their best friend Alison mysteriously vanishes, four girls believe their secrets are safe forever. But when they begin to receive threatening messages from someone named "A," the truth may be only one text away. Filled with mystery, scandal, intrigue and nail-biting suspense, Pretty Little Liars is based on the bestselling book series for young adults by Sara Shepard.
The Pretty Little Liars: Season One DVD set of 5 discs contain the 22 episodes that originally aired on ABC Family during the summer of 2010 and spring of 2011. The second season of the series premieres June 14th at 8 PM (ET/PT).
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Matt Bomer plays sophisticated con man (and ex-con) Neal Caffrey, assisting the FBI solve crimes in White Collar. His agency handler is Peter Burke, played by Tim DeKay.
At the start of this season, Neal is reeling from the death of his girlfriend. He struggles to unlock the secret behind a mysterious music box and find Kate's killer even as his partnership with Peter begins to crumble.
The White Collar: Season Two DVD set of 4 discs contain the 16 episodes that aired on USA Network from July through September 2010 and January through March 2011. The third season of White Collar premieres this week on Tuesday, June 7th at 9 PM (ET/PT).
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