NHPBS Passport Update - October 11, 2021

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles Coming to NHPBS Passport

Grantchester | Season 6 Episode 3
Will and Geordie are drawn into local politics when the death of a councilor prompts a parish election. An allegation against Leonard rocks life at the vicarage to its core.
Available: Oct. 10, 2021 – Nov. 20, 2031

Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali brings to life one of the most indelible figures of the 20th century, a three-time heavyweight boxing champion who captivated millions of fans across the world with his mesmerizing combination of speed, grace, and power in the ring, and charm and playful boasting outside of it. Ali insisted on being himself unconditionally and became a global icon and inspiration to people everywhere.
Available: Oct. 11, 2021 – Sept. 19, 2028

American Experience | Sandra Day O’Connor: The First
Discover the story of the Supreme Court’s first female justice. A pioneer who both reflected and shaped an era, Sandra Day O'Connor was the deciding vote in cases on some of the 20th century’s most controversial issues—including race, gender and reproductive rights.
Available: Oct. 12, 2021 – Sept. 13, 2024

NOVA | Bat Superpowers
Bats have been implicated in deadly epidemics such as COVID-19 and Ebola, yet scientists are discovering evidence that they may hold a key to a longer and healthier life. From caves in Thailand and Texas to labs around the globe, NOVA meets the scientists who are decoding the superpowers of the bat.
Available: Oct. 14, 2021 – Sept. 14, 2024

Call the Midwife | Season 10 Episode 7 (Passport Early Release)
In the season finale, Nonnatus House struggles to come to terms with Nancy’s revelation. Poplar’s housing crisis worsens, leaving the Nonnatus team vowing to fight for change. The birth of a very special baby leads many people to count their blessings.
Available: Oct. 15, 2021 – Dec. 21, 2021

Future of Work | Changing Work, Changing Workers
Companies rethink the need to even have offices, or how to redesign places of work. The traditional work shift - 9-5, 5 days a week – is losing relevance. Many companies are adopting the remote work models, spawned by the pandemic, as their new normal. Does the nation need new policies of Guaranteed Basic Income, (UBI) or a drastic rethinking of the social safety nets?
Available: Oct. 14, 2021 – Sept. 14, 2024

Great Performances | The Red Shoes
Experience?Hans Christian Andersen’s?dark fairytale from acclaimed director-choreographer?Matthew Bourne with this Olivier Award-winning stage adaptation starring Ashley Shaw,?Adam Cooper, Dominic North?and?Michaela?Meazza.
Available: Oct. 16, 2021 – Sept. 16, 2024

Baptiste | Season 2 (6-Episode Binge)
Fiona Shaw guest stars in the second season of this spinoff of THE MISSING. The acclaimed series follows retired detective Julien Baptiste (Tchéky Karyo) as he delves into Budapest’s corrupt underworld to find a British Ambassador’s family who go missing on a skiing holiday in the Hungarian mountains.
Available: Oct. 17, 2021 – Nov. 20, 28

Expiring Soon

Finding Your Roots | Black Like Me
Three African-American guests delve deep into their family trees, discovering unexpected stories that challenge our assumptions about black history.
Expiration Date: Nov. 6, 2021

Austin City Limits | Janelle Monae
Thrill to an hour with iconoclastic R&B maverick Janelle Monáe, as the singer and actress performs songs from her acclaimed LP Dirty Computer.
Expiration Date: Nov. 8, 2021

How We Got to Now | Sound
Imagine a world without the power to capture or transmit sound. Steven Johnson journeys to the Arcy sur Cure caves in northern France, where he finds the first traces of the desire to record sound. He also learns about the role radio played in the civil rights movement and reveals the Hollywood star who designed a WW2 weapon that would make possible the modern cell phone network.
Expiration Date: Nov. 12, 2021

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