Monday, August 31, 2009

Mysteries on TV: CSI and The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes, New This Week on DVD

Mysteries on TV

, your source for the most complete selection of detective, amateur sleuth, private investigator, and suspense television mystery series now available or coming soon to DVD, is profiling two series that have season DVDs being released this week.

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features a passionate team of Las Vegas forensic investigators trained to solve crimes the old-fashioned way -- by examining the evidence.

Gil Grissom (William L. Petersen) exits this season and Laurence Fishburne joins the cast in the lead role of Dr. Raymond Langston. Along with Catherine Willows (Marg Helgenberger), Nick Stokes (George Eads), Greg Sanders (Eric Szmanda), and Captain Jim Brass (Paul Guilfoyle), they are all on the case 24-7, scouring the scene, collecting irrefutable evidence, and finding the missing pieces that will solve the mystery.

The CSI: Season Nine DVD set of 6 discs contain the 24 episodes that aired on CBS from October 2008 through May 2009.

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Victorian London was a boon for crooks--and a bane for Scotland Yard, whose job it was to thwart crime. In the pages of fiction, the citizens of the capital often turned to private sleuths for redress. But Sherlock Holmes was not the only detective in town. Contemporary writers created an impressive cast of investigators, both amateur and professional, as colorful as the criminals they set out to catch. are their stories.

Some of the detectives in this classic British series work with the police. Others achieve success in spite of them. And a few even fall under official suspicion themselves. Yet all pit their wits against the best that London’s underworld has to offer in 13 finely crafted mysteries delivered by Britain’s top character actors.

The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes: Set One DVD set of 6 discs contain the 13 episodes of this series that aired during the fall of 1971.

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