NHPBS Passport Update - March 13, 2023

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles:

Sanditon Season 3
Jane Austen’s final and incomplete novel, written only months before her death in 1817, Sanditon tells the story of the joyously impulsive, spirited and unconventional Charlotte Heywood (Rose Williams) and her romantic journey.
Available: March 19, 2023 – April 22, 2030

Marie Antoinette
Marie Antoinette is just a teenager when she leaves Austria to marry the Dauphin of France. At Versailles, under the complex rules of the French court, she suffers from not being able to live her life the way she wants, under pressure to continue the Bourbon line and secure the Franco-Austrian alliance.
Available: March 19, 2023 – March 18, 2030

Antiques Roadshow Episode | Cheekwood Estates and Garden, Hour 1
Watch charming appraisals from Cheekwood Estate & Gardens including an 1880 Celia Thaxter hand-painted vase, a 1964 Presidential Rolex with the box and papers, and a Mary Elizabeth Price painted screen, ca. 1925. Guess the top find!
Available: March 14, 2023 – Feb. 12, 2027

Finding Your Roots | Chosen
Henry Louis Gates helps actors David Duchovny and Richard Kind trace their roots from Jewish communities in Eastern Europe to the United States—telling stories of triumph and tragedy that laid the groundwork for his guest’s success.
Available: March 15, 2023 – Feb. 13, 2027

After Action | Taps
Host Stacy Pearsall sits down for a candid conversation with three fellow veterans who help service men and women overcome the challenge of transitioning back to civilian life. They reveal the trials and tribulations of returning home after action.
Available: March 15, 2023 – Feb. 7, 2026

Nature | Dogs in the Wild: Secrets of Success
How do wild dogs survive and thrive in the wild? Discover the secrets to their success, from black-backed jackals that leap skywards to catch prey to agile gray foxes that climb high into the trees.
Available: March 16, 2023 – Dec. 27, 2030

NOVA | Ancient Builders of the Amazon
Recent discoveries in archaeology are exploding the myth of the Amazon as a primeval wilderness, revealing traces of ancient civilizations that flourished for centuries, with populations numbering in the millions.
Available: March 16, 2023 – Feb. 14, 2026

Call the Midwife | Season 12 Episode 5
Nancy oversees a child born out of wedlock, but things take a very unexpected and shocking turn. Dr. Turner and Sister Veronica discuss a new contraception procedure: the Vasectomy. The Board of Health delivers some unwelcome news to Sister Julienne.
Available: March 19, 2023 – June 6, 2023

Austin City Limits | Spoon
One of modern rock’s premier bands, Spoon performs songs from their Grammy-nominated album Lucifer On the Sofa alongside fan favorites.
Available: March 20, 2023 – Aug. 18, 2023

Walter Presents Titles:

Luisa Spagnoli – Queen of Chocolate | Season 1
What do the 1920’s, world-famous Perugina chocolate, angora rabbits and high-end tailoring have in common? One woman: Luisa Spagnoli. Teeming with entrepreneurial spirit and endowed with extraordinary modernity and creativity, she made her mark in an environment unfriendly to powerful, visionary women. From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles.
Available: March 16, 2023 – April 30, 2025

Leo Mattei – Special Unit | Season 1
Leo Mattei leads a special team of investigators dedicated to protecting children, whether they are the victims of criminal acts--or the perpetrators. From Walter Presents, in French with English subtitles.
Available: March 16, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025

Luna & Sophie | Season 3
Luna Kunath is strong-willed but her penchant for naivety gets her into trouble. Sophie Pohlmann seems more mature, but her desire for harmony and fairness can be her weakness. From Walter Presents, in German with English subtitles.
Available: March 16, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025

The Inside Game | Season 1
The marketing director of a multinational agrochemical company is discovered drowned in the Seine. An MP is fighting for a ban on a registered pesticide. A sick farmer files a complaint against the multinational that he accuses of being at the root of his disease. The stakes--political, ecological and financial--are high. From Walter Presents, in French with English subtitles.
Available: March 16, 2023 – Oct. 31, 2025

St. Maik | Seasons 2 & 3
Maik and Kevin are back! The two brothers are willing to lie, steal and break hearts in order to get on the next plane to Panama. From Walter Presents, in German with English subtitles.
Available: March 17, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025

Expiring Soon

The Colorado
Narrated by Academy Award-winning actor Mark Rylance, The Colorado is an epic film about North America’s wildest river. From the earliest settlements in the region to the impact of climate change today, the documentary is a sweeping exploration of the river’s history. Along the way, The Colorado tells the stories of European and Anglo- American explorations in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Expiration Date: March 26, 2023

Mr. Selfridge
In 1909 London, an American retail tycoon arrives at the unfashionable end of Oxford Street to jettison fusty British tradition and open one of the finest department stores the world has ever seen. Three-time Emmy® winner Jeremy Piven stars as Harry Gordon Selfridge, the flamboyant entrepreneur and showman seeking to provide London’s shoppers with the ultimate merchandise and the ultimate thrill.
Expiration Date: March 26, 2023

NOVA | Meteor Strike
A blinding flash of light streaked across the Russian sky, followed by a shuddering blast strong enough to damage buildings and send more than 1,000 people to the hospital. On the morning of February 15, 2013, a 7,000-ton asteroid crashed into the Earth's atmosphere. According to NASA, the Siberian meteor exploded with the power of 30 Hiroshima bombs.
Expiration Date: March 26, 2023