NHPBS Passport Update - October 24, 2022

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New/Returning Titles

Mayor of Casterbridge
A lavish period drama based on Thomas Hardy's classic tale of a man who sells his wife and child at a market and begins a new life of wealth and respect as the Mayor of Casterbridge. However, his past returns to haunt him when he is reunited with his family, with unexpected consequences.
Available: Oct. 27 – Dec. 30, 2023

In the secretive, sometimes shadowy world of English antiques, there's no one quite like Lovejoy, a loveable rogue and antiques dealer with a talent for spotting hidden treasures. If there's a bargain to be had, Lovejoy will sense it. If there's a deal going down, Lovejoy will want a piece of the action. And if you're a victim of deception, injustice and deceit, Lovejoy will see you right.
Available: Oct. 27 – Dec. 30, 2023

Lucy Worsley Investigates | The Black Death
How did the Black Death change Britain? Lucy Worsley examines the latest science and explores how the vast death toll affected religious beliefs, class structure, work and women.
Available: Oct. 24 – May 14, 2030

How She Rolls | Life Aquatic
Carrie and her dad harvest oysters, which leads to a backyard oyster roast on Shem Creek. She takes her staff to the bay to learn how to crab with a local expert. Carrie demonstrates an original recipe for a delicious fish sandwich dinner.
Available: Oct. 25 – Sept. 25, 2025

POV | Delikado
Palawan is a tropical island paradise and one of Asia's tourist hotspots. But for a tiny network of environmental crusaders struggling to protect its spectacular forests and seas, it is a battlefield. Delikado follows three land defenders as they brave violence, death threats and murder while trying to stop politicians and businessmen from destroying the Philippines’ last ecological frontier.
Available: Oct. 26 – Sept. 25, 2026

Rivers of Life | Zambezi
From elephants and wildebeest to Victoria Falls, the largest curtain of water on earth. This is the story of the Zambezi, Africa’s wildest river.
Available: Oct. 27 – march 17, 2030

NOVA | Saving Venice
Rising seas and sinking land threaten to destroy Venice. Can the city’s new hi-tech flood barrier save it? Discover the innovative projects and feats of engineering designed to stop this historic city from being lost to future generations.
Available: Oct. 27 – Sept. 27, 2025

The Cavern Sessions | Shooter Jennings
Shooter Jennings has defied expectation while expanding the parameters of Country, Rock ‘n’ Roll and beyond. Son of anti-Nashville music icons Waylon Jennings and Jessi Colter, Shooter—singer/songwriter, guitarist, actor and  producer—spent his first years on a tour bus. For 25 years Shooter has issued albums & EPs in his brand of genre-defying Outlaw Country and Southern Rock.
Available: Oct. 30 – Dec. 31, 2023

Austin City Limits | Brandi Carlile
Celebrated Americana singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile raises the roof for a full hour of passionate and powerful songs from her acclaimed album In These Silent Days.
Available: Oct. 30 – April 1, 2023

Expiring Soon

NOVA | The Violence Paradox
Violence is all over the news. But some say we’re living in the most peaceful time in history. Journey through time and the human mind to investigate whether—and how—violence has declined. And witness how people are working to stop violence today.
Expiration Date: Nov. 19, 2022

WORLD Channel | Against All Odds: The Fight for a Black Middle Class
Probing the harsh and often brutal discrimination that has made it extremely difficult for African-Americans to establish a middle-class standard of living. Through dramatic historical footage and deeply moving personal interviews, AGAINST ALL ODDS: THE FIGHT FOR A BLACK MIDDLE CLASS explores the often frustrated efforts of black families to pursue the American dream.
Expiration Date: Nov. 19, 2022

Austin City Limits | Sharon Van Etten / Lucy Dacus
Savor an hour with adventurous singer/songwriters Sharon Van Etten and Lucy Dacus. New Yorker Van Etten performs songs from her acclaimed LP Remind Me Tomorrow, while Virginian Dacus highlights her album Historian.
Expiration Date: Nov. 19, 2022

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