New TV on DVD Releases for the Week of June 30 2009

Here is a list of the new TV DVD Releases for the week of March 24 2009 (for movie releases head over to Daemon’s Movies):

Must Rent

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Parker Lewis Can’t Lose (The Complete First Season)

Synopsis: The series depicts the tribulations of the title character Parker Lewis, a Santo Domingo High School student, for whom nothing is impossible. Parker often narrates in shows. Just like his best friends, Jerry Steiner and Mikey Randall and his girlfriend Annie Sloan, his prime concern is achieving and maintaining “coolness” during the turbulent years of puberty. However, their efforts are often thwarted by Parker’s little sister, Shelly, and principal Grace Musso. (Source: Wikipedia)

Cast: Corin Nemec, Troy Slaten, Billy Jayne, Melanie Chartoff, Taj Johnson, Abraham Benrubi, Maia Brewton, Gerrit Graham

Recommendations: How exciting that this is FINALLY on DVD!!! So many memories… I have to rent it.

Buy it: PARKER LEWIS CAN’T LOSE on Amazon

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Eureka (Season 3.0)

Synopsis: Eureka takes place in a high tech community of the same name, located somewhere in the Pacific Northwest (implied to be Oregon, due to the presence of Oregon maps and flags. However, Jack Carter’s promotion letter in the pilot episode clearly labels it as the town of Eureka, Washington) and inhabited entirely by brilliant scientists working on new scientific advancements for the United States government that frequently go disastrously awry. The town’s existence and location are closely guarded secrets.
U.S. Marshal Jack Carter stumbles upon Eureka while transporting a fugitive prisoner — his own rebellious teenage daughter Zoe — back to her mother’s home in Los Angeles. When a faulty experiment cripples the sheriff of Eureka, Carter finds himself quickly chosen to fill the vacancy. Despite not being a genius like most members of the town, Jack Carter’s ability to connect to others repeatedly saves Eureka, and indeed the entire world, from one would-be disaster after another. (Source: Wikipedia)

Cast: Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Jordan Hinson, Joe Morton, Ed Quinn, Erica Cerra, Neil Grayston, Niall Matter

Recommendations: Who wouldn’t want to visit the town of Eureka?! And now is the perfect time to get caught up right before Season 4 premieres on July 10.

Buy it: EUREKA on Amazon

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Secret Diary of a Call Girl (Season Two)

Synopsis: Secret Diary of a Call Girl follows the adventures of Belle a high-class London-based call girl.

Cast: Billie Piper, Iddo Goldberg, Cherie Lunghi, Callum Blue, Ashley Madekwe

Recommendations: I think I enjoyed season two of Secret Diary of a Call Girl even more than season one. It’s definitely a great rental.

Buy it: SECRET DIARY OF A CALL GIRL on Amazon

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Stargate Altantis (The Complete Fifth Season)

Synopsis: The story of Stargate Atlantis follows the cliffhanger episode on Stargate SG-1’s seventh season finale “Lost City”, where SG-1 found an outpost made by the race known as the Ancients in Antarctica. After the events of Stargate SG-1 season eight premiere “New Order”, the Stargate Command sends an international team to investigate the outpost. Soon, Dr. Daniel Jackson discovers the location of the greatest city created by the Ancients, Atlantis. The story unfolds when the members of the expedition encounters the Wraith, the race that defeated the Ancients ten-thousand years ago. (Source: Wikipedia)

Cast: Joe Flanigan, David Hewlett, Rachel Luttrell, Rainbow Sun Francks, Torri Higginson, Paul McGillion, Jason Momoa, Amanda Tapping, Jewel Staite, Robert Picardo

Recommendations: I have never really followed Stargate Atlantis, but since it’s over now, it might be a great time to discover it from beginning to end.

Buy it: STARGATE ATLANTIS on Amazon

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ENTOURAGE (The Complete Fifth Season)

Synopsis: Entourage chronicles the rise of Vincent Chase, a young A-list movie star, and his childhood friends from Bayside, Queens, New York City, as they navigate the unfamiliar terrain of Hollywood, California. (Source: Wikipedia)

Cast: Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, Jeremy Piven, Perrey Reeves, Rex Lee, Debi Mazar, Shad Moss, Gary Cole

Recommendations: I haven’t been a loyal fan of Entourage, although I do watch an episode now and then.

Buy it: ENTOURAGE on Amazon

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Princess Protection Program

Synopsis: When Princess Rosalinda (Lovato) is about to become queen of her country of Costa Luna, the country is invaded by an evil dictator. She is put into the Princess Protection Program, a secret organization funded by royal families that looks after endangered princesses. Rosalinda is taken under the wing of Mason (Verica), an agent in the PPP from rural Louisiana. While there, she meets his daughter, Carter (Gomez), an insecure tomboy who works at the local bait shop. Carter dreams of going to the school dance with her crush, Donny, (Adamson), the school hottie. In becoming a normal teenager, Rosalinda takes up the name Rosie and soon becomes popular at school, which Carter must learn to handle. The two become close friends, with Carter teaching Rosie to act like a normal American girl, and Rosie helping Carter to find her inner princess.

Cast: Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Nicholas Braun, Samantha Droke, Robert Adamson

Recommendations: This is bound to please teenagers, especially since the movie was the third highest premiere for a Disney Channel Original Movie, behind Camp Rock and High School Musical 2.

Buy it: PRINCESS PROTECTION PROGRAM on Amazon

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