New on DVD and Blu-ray
"The LEGO Batman Movie"
Will Arnett has fired up the bat-signal: His LEGO Batman is ready for your batcave this Tuesday, June 13 on Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra-HD. The release comes with so many special features, including original animated shorts, several behind-the-scenes featurettes, special promos, deleted scenes, and director and crew commentary.
"John Wick: Chapter 2"
Keanu Reeves is back in this action sequel out on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD on June 13. Bonus features include nine behind-the-scenes featurettes, deleted scenes, audio commentary with Keanu and director Chad Stahelski, plus the "Dog Wick" short. Have you seen "Dog Wick"? You don't want to mess with this little guy:"Americano"
This animated adventure -- awarded the Dove Family Seal of Approval, and available in both English and Spanish -- arrives on DVD, Digital HD, and On Demand on June 13, featuring the voices of Rico Rodriguez, Kate Del Castillo, Cheech Marin, Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias, Lisa Kudrow, and Edward James Olmos. "Americano" follows Cuco (Rico Rodriguez), a Mexican parrot that would rather imitate the crazy stunts of his TV parrot superhero, El Americano, than help with his chores at the family bird circus. But when a gang of bully birds threatens his ringmaster father and takes over the circus, Cuco sets off on a hilarious and perilous journey to Hollywood to enlist his hero in his fight, only to discover the true hero within himself.
Check out this exclusive clip, with Martin (Cheech Marin) crashing Gayo's (Edward James Olmos) performance and threatening to take the cape:"Table 19"
Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow, Craig Robinson, Stephen Merchant, Tony Revolori, and June Squibb lead the cast of this wedding comedy, arriving on Digital HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on June 13.
Kendrick plays Eloise, freshly dumped by the best man at her oldest friend's wedding, and thereby relieved of her maid-of-honor duties. But she decides to attend the wedding anyway, sitting at the strangers table at the back of the ballroom. "Table 19" includes several extras, including three featurettes and four deleted scenes.
"The Vampire Diaries: The Eighth and Final Season"
The final season of "The Vampire Diaries" arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on June 13. After you devour all 16 one-hour episodes, you can feast on an hour of extras, including a brand-new featurette, the 2016 Comic-Con Panel, the retrospective "The Vampire Diaries: Forever Yours," and deleted scenes.
New Video on Demand, Rental Streaming, and Digital
Go, go, Power Rangers -- right onto Digital HD, starting June 13. The action movie will be available on DVD and Blu-ray in a couple of weeks, on June 27. The DVD will feature audio commentary, outtakes, and deleted/alternate/extended scenes. The 4K, Blu-ray, and Digital HD have all of that, plus the multi-part "The Power of the Present" documentary.
"The Belko Experiment"
Eighty American employees in the normally calm Belko Industries gets a rude awakening when a mysterious voice on the intercom orders them to participate in a ruthless game of kill or be killed in a battle royale at their office building in Bogotá, Colombia.
The horror thriller -- starring John Gallagher Jr., Tony Goldwyn, Adria Arjona, John C. McGinley, Josh Brener, Michael Rooker, Sean Gunn, and Melonie Diaz -- arrives on Digital HD June 13, then on Blu-ray and DVD June 27. The discs will include "Rules of the Game: The Secrets Behind The Belko Experiment," "Lee Hardcastle's Survival Tips," and deleted scenes.
Dax Shepard and Michael Peña star in this action comedy directed by Shepard from his own script, based on the classic '70s-'80s TV series. The movie -- filled with star-studded cameos and supporting roles -- is available for digital purchase starting June 13, then on Blu-ray and DVD on June 27. The DVD will include the featurette "This Is Not Your Dad's CHIPS"; the Blu-ray has that, plus deleted scenes, director's commentary, and a couple of other featurettes.
New on Netflix
"Counterpunch" (Netflix Original)
This unflinching documentary on boxing will (wait for it) knock you out. Here's the official logline: "Discipline, sweat, heartbreak and triumph are all on full display in director Jay Bulger's look into the world of boxing. Despite the odds, these young boxers are determined to make a name for themselves alongside the sport's most remembered and revered champions." It streams exclusively on Netflix starting June 16."The Ranch" Season 3 (Netflix Original)
Ashton Kutcher returns as a failed semi-pro football player back at the family ranching business with his older brother (Danny Masterson) and father (Sam Elliott), with his mother Debra Winger running the local town bar. Part 3 of the sitcom is ready for streaming on June 16."Oh, Hello on Broadway" (Netflix Original)
Two delusional geriatrics (Nick Kroll, John Mulaney) reveal curious pasts, share a love of tuna, and welcome surprise guests in this filming of the Broadway comedy show. Watch the show play out starting June 13. According to Entertainment Weekly, "the production features a great deal of improv as the comedians riff from a loose script in the 90-minute play. Kroll and Mulaney have been performing these characters since the early-2000s; the duo rose to popularity when they were featured in sketches on Comedy Central's The Kroll Show.""Grey's Anatomy" Season 13
"Scandal" Season 6
You don't have to TGIT anymore. Just binge the most recent seasons of "Grey's" and "Scandal" any day you want, starting June 17 on Netflix.
TV Worth Watching
"Blood Drive" (Wednesday on Syfy at 10 p.m.)
Syfy's bloody new series, set in a dystopian future, starts its 13-episode first season on June 14. The title of the first episode is pretty dang good: "The F***ing Cop." Here's the synopsis to go with it: "A cop [Alan Ritchson] is forced to partner with a homicidal bombshell [Christina Ochoa] in a bloodthirsty road race across America." FYI, the cars run on human blood... Watch the trailer:"Grantchester" Season 3 (Sunday on PBS at 9 p.m.)
James Norton's tortured soul vicar Sidney Chambers is back for a third season of murder, mystery, and star-crossed love, starting June 18. When we last left the sleepy village -- and Sid's partner in crime-solving, Inspector Geordie Keating -- Sidney faced a moral dilemma: be with the woman he loves, or take the moral high road. The vicar has never been a saint, but is this a step too far?
"America's Got Talent" Season 12 (Tuesday on NBC at 8 p.m.)
The talent has been impressive so far this season, so don't miss the auditions fans will be talking about the next morning. Watch them as they play out as AGT Season 12 continues with Episode 3.
"So You Think You Can Dance" Season 14 (Monday on Fox at 8 p.m.)
Fox is going back to basics for its 14th season, with adult (18-30) competitors partnered with fan-favorite All-Star dancers. Auditions begin June 12 in Los Angeles.