NHPBS Passport Update - November 7, 2022

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New/Returning Titles

Magpie Murders | Episode 2
Everyone he knew had reason to kill mystery author Alan Conway. But was his fatal fall actually murder? The missing last chapter of his new book may hold the secret.
Available: Nov. 7 – Nov. 19, 2032

Secrets of the Dead | Archeology of Althorp
Charles, Ninth Earl Spencer — best-selling author and brother to Diana, Princess of Wales — may be sitting on the greatest British archaeological find of the century. Searching Althorp, the Spencer family estate, for a medieval village, a team of British archaeologists find evidence of something far older.
Available: Nov. 7 – Oct. 8, 2025

How She Rolls | Flour & Butter
Carrie and Amy head to Ohio to see how raw wheat is milled into the flour they use in biscuits. Amy introduces Carrie to the sport of curling. Back in Charleston, Ashley and Annalyel make two very different cakes for a staff baby shower.
Available: Nov. 8 – Oct. 9, 2025

The Food Principle
Food not only connects us, it also plays a pivotal role in some of humanity’s greatest challenges: from climate change to biodiversity loss, from health and wellbeing to social justice and inclusion. In The Food Principle, we'll explore this idea together, side-by-side visionaries fighting at the front lines of conservation & community.
Available: Nov. 8 – Oct. 9, 2024

Antiques Roadshow | Vintage Palm Springs Hour 2
Travel to desert oasis Palm Springs and learn which finds are now heating up, like a Louis Comfort Tiffany necklace, a Louis Armstrong archive, ca. 1950, and a Joseph Stella oil & original frame. One has an appraisal update of $550,000!
Available: Nov. 8 – Oct. 9, 2026

Making Black America | Episode 2
As Jim Crow laws went into effect, African Americans built a “life behind the veil” to meet their educational, economic, political, and cultural needs. Hour two explores the genesis of these organizations and networks that paved the way for Black life to flourish. Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. highlights the progress Black people made during the early 20th Century.
Available: Nov. 9 – Oct. 10, 2026

Rivers of Life | Yukon
Remote and wild, the Yukon is a river of extremes; in summer a restless giant, in winter it becomes a river of ice.  Home to bears, moose and salmon, its riches have sustained people for centuries. The Yukon; North America's legendary frozen River.
Available: Nov. 10 – March 17, 2030

Next at The Kennedy Center | Let My Children Hear Mingus
The Kennedy Center celebrates jazz icon and social activist Charles Mingus at 100. Through performances and conversations, we explore how his outsized personality and inimitable style pushed boundaries and paved the way for future generations.
Available: Nov. 12 – Oct. 13, 2025

The Caverns Sessions | Katie Pruitt
With her highly personal and distinctly modern Southern storytelling, Georgia-born Katie Pruitt, explores complex emotional ground, covering topics such as mental illness and the frustration and difficulties of growing up gay in the Christian South. Katie Pruitt’s music is honest, vulnerable and absolutely beautiful.
Available: Nov. 13 – Dec. 31, 2023

Austin City Limits | Sylvan Esso / Lucius
Electro pop duo Sylvan Esso and wide-ranging indie rock band Lucius provide an entertaining hour of imaginative music. North Carolina’s Sylvan Esso play songs from their new album No Rules Sandy, plus other favorites from their Grammy-nominated career. Acclaimed act Lucius perform tunes from their album Second Nature.
Available: Nov. 13 – July 1, 2023

Expiring Soon

Metallica and the San Francisco Symphony: S&M2
Join the ultimate heavy metal band as they combine forces with the nearly 80-member orchestra. Filmed over two sold-out shows that opened San Francisco’s Chase Center, the concert features the symphonic renditions of Metallica fan favorites.
Expiration Date: Nov. 28, 2022

Great Performances | Kinky Boots
Rejoice with the Tony Award-winning high-heeled hit musical with songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper and a book by Broadway legend Harvey Fierstein about an unexpected duo that embraces their differences to create an extraordinary line of shoes.
Expiration Date: Nov. 28, 2022

Line of Separation | Season 2
Germany, spring 1960, a country is divided. Nuclear arms races, NATO secrets, sabotage, the construction of walls and the Prague Spring determine the fate of the families of Tannbach.
Expiration Date: Nov. 30, 2022

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