Monday, October 29, 2012

Telemystery: Cannon, Copper, Don Matteo, The Streets of San Francisco, and Young Montalbano, New This Week on DVD

Telemystery, the most complete selection of detective, amateur sleuth, private investigator, and suspense television mystery series now available or coming soon to DVD

Telemystery, your source for one of the most comprehensive listings of crime drama, amateur sleuth, private investigator, mystery and suspense television series, mini-series and made-for-television movies, now available on or coming soon to DVD or Blu-ray disc, is profiling four series on our site being released this week.

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Cannon: Season Three

Cannon
Season Three

Frank Cannon (William Conrad) is back and keeping the streets of Los Angeles safe in the action-packed third season of Cannon, taking on everyone from a kidnapper to an incarcerated burglar to a psychopathic killer.

All 24 episodes of this third season, which originally aired on CBS during the 1973/1974 television season, are available via manufacturing-on-demand from Amazon. The original release date we had for this set — October 30th — may have been delayed. Amazon no longer shows a date, while other sources indicate a November 6th date. It may be, however, pre-ordered.

Cannon: Season Three on DVD

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Copper: Season One

Copper
Season One

This BBC America original historical crime drama, which aired its first season earlier this summer, centers on Kevin Corcoran (Tom Weston-Jones), an intense, rugged Irish-American cop working the city's notorious Five Points neighborhood. Corcoran is struggling to maintain his moral compass in a turbulent world, while on an emotional and relentless quest to learn the truth about the disappearance of his wife and the death of his daughter.

His friendship with two Civil War compatriots — the wayward son of a wealthy white industrialist and a black physician, who secretly assists Corcoran with his detective work — takes him to the contrasting worlds of elegant Fifth Avenue and an emerging black community in rural northern Manhattan. The three men share a secret from their experience on the battlefield that inextricably links their lives forever.

Copper has been renewed for a second season.

Copper: Season One on DVD  Copper: Season One on Blu-ray Disc  Copper: Season One on Amazon Instant VOD

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Don Matteo: Set 3: Episodes 17-24

Don Matteo
Set 3: Episodes 17-24

Terence Hill stars as Don Matteo, a thoroughly ordinary Catholic priest with an extraordinary ability to read people and solve crimes. He is a parish priest who never met an unjustly accused person he didn't want to help. In fact, he never met anyone marginalized he didn't want to help: the elderly, the homeless, the immigrant, the unemployed. He sees them all as he bicycles along the streets and through the countryside of his parish.

His friend and chess partner is policeman Marshal Cecchini, who slips him information about new cases much to the chagrin of the police chief who isn't at all thrilled about the collaboration. But he's in agreement with Don Matteo about one thing: the importance of justice being served.

The episodes included in this set, in Italian with English subtitles, originally aired during October 2001.

Also being released this week: Don Matteo, Set 4: Episodes 25-32, which originally aired during November and early December 2001.

Don Matteo: Set 3: Episodes 17-24 on DVD

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The Streets of San Francisco: Season Five (V1)

The Streets of San Francisco
Season Five (Volume 1)

Karl Malden stars as San Francisco Detective Lieutenant Mike Stone in this crime drama set in the city by the bay.

The first four seasons featured Michael Douglas as Stone's young partner Steve Keller, who left in a dispute with producers at the end of the fourth season. In this fifth and final season, Richard Hatch joins the cast as Dan Robbins.

Also being released this week: The Streets of San Francisco: Season Five (Volume 2).

The Streets of San Francisco: Season Five (V1) on DVD

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Young Montalbano: Episodes 1-3

Young Montalbano
Episodes 1-3

This Italian crime drama is a prequel to the popular Detective Montalbano series, and stars Michele Riondino as the titular character, which is based on one created by crime novelist Andrea Camilleri.

This DVD set includes the first three (of six) episodes of the first season, in Italian with English subtitles, which aired earlier this year. A second season has been commissioned.

Also being released this week: Young Montalbano: Episodes 4-6.

Young Montalbano: Episodes 1-3 on DVD

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Visit the Telemystery website to discover more television mystery series currently available on and coming soon to DVD, Blu-ray disc, or video on demand.

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