NHPBS Passport Update - March 20, 2023

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles:

Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World
Chuck D of Public Enemy explores Hip Hop’s political awakening over the last 50 years. With a host of rap stars and cultural commentators he tracks Hip Hop’s socially conscious roots. From The Message to Fight The Power 2020, he examines how Hip Hop has become "the Black CNN."
Available: March 24, 2023 – Jan. 20, 2031

Antiques Roadshow Episode | Cheekwood Estates and Garden, Hour 2
Visit Music City for astonishing finds including a Civil War Union soldier archive, Disneyland railroad hat badges, ca. 1957, and an art deco diamond, sapphire & pearl necklace, ca. 1925. One find is $75,000 to $85,000!
Available: March 21, 2023 – Feb. 19, 2027

American Experience | Ruthless: Monopoly’s Secret History
Monopoly is America’s favorite board game, a love letter to unbridled capitalism and our free market society. But behind the myth of the game’s creation is an untold tale of theft, obsession and corporate double-dealing.
Available: March 21, 2023 – Feb. 19, 2026

Finding Your Roots | And Still I Rise
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of activist Angela Y. Davis and statesman Jeh Johnson, using DNA and long-lost records to redefine notions of the black experience—and challenge preconceptions of America’s past.
Available: March 22, 2023 – Feb. 20, 2027

Nature | Dogs in the Wild: Defending Wild Dogs
Join scientists and researchers across the globe as they go to extraordinary lengths to understand wild dogs. See the groundbreaking discoveries that are crucial to saving this incredible animal family, such as the vets treating captive African wild dogs suffering from “broken heart syndrome.”
Available: March 23, 2023 – Dec. 27, 2030

Call the Midwife | Season 12 Episode 6
One of the boys of Buckle’s paper shop becomes unwell. Sister Veronica spearheads a new council initiative to monitor the health of working children in the borough. Trixie is thrown into a challenging case involving an underage mother.
Available: March 26, 2023 – June 6, 2023

Great Performances | The Magic of Spirituals
Glimpse behind the curtain at opera legends Kathleen Battle and Jessye Norman’s famed concert at Carnegie Hall on March 18, 1990, featuring performance clips and new interviews with opera star Angel Blue, Met Opera General Manager Peter Gelb and more.
Available: March 25, 2023 – Feb. 23, 2026

Austin City Limits | ACL 8th Annual Hall of Fame Honors joe Ely
The eighth annual Austin City Limits Hall of Fame salutes Texas music pioneer Joe Ely. Guests include famed Texas songwriting legends Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore along with all-stars Rodney Crowell, Marcia Ball and Lloyd Maines.
Available: March 26, 2023 – Aug. 25, 2023

Walter Presents Titles:

Hunted Season 1
Sarah leads a lonely life until she meets 11-year-old Leo. His father killed in a shootout and a hitman on his tail, Sarah takes it upon herself to protect the boy--from everyone. From Walter Presents, in French with English subtitles.
Available: March 23, 2023 – June 30, 2025

Stanley Season 1
Stanley Hillis was a low-level career criminal who enjoyed a meteoric rise to cartel status with impressive illusiveness, unique cunning--and help from the police. From Walter Presents, in Dutch with English subtitles.
Available: March 23, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025

Rocco Schiavone: Ice Cold Murders Season 4
In anticipation of the police unearthing Luigi Baiocchi’s body, Rocco goes abroad on what looks like the start of a long exile. However, the digs found nothing. Rocco is in the clear. From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles.
Available: March 23, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025

Troubled Waters Season 1
Back in her hometown after a tragic mistake that destroyed her career, detective Marianne Desbiens is immediately thrust into a homicide investigation. Meanwhile, her 15-year-old son Billy isn’t thrilled with the sudden change but is willing to give small-town life a shot if it means reconnecting with his estranged father. From Walter Presents, in French with English subtitles.
VIDEO: https://video.nhpbs.org/show/troubled-waters/
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GEO AVAILABILITY: US and Territories, Canada
Available: March 23, 2023 – April 30, 2025

Charite Season 1
Step into the halls of the prestigious Berlin hospital, Charité. Home to many of history’s great medical pioneers, the fictionalized lives of doctors, nurses and patients become intertwined in this charming, award-winning depiction. From Walter Presents, in German with English subtitles.
Available: March 17, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025

Besa Blood Oath Season 1
A car accident changes everything for an ordinary family man. From Walter Presents, in Serbian with English subtitles.
Available: March 23, 2023 – May 31, 2025

All Heart Season 1
Step inside the halls of Turin’s Le Molinette hospital in the late 1960s. As the world changes, is brilliance any match for chauvinism? From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles.
Available: March 24, 2023 – Nov. 30, 2026

Expiring Soon

Independent Lens | The Debate
While Bill Nye "The Science Guy" debates the Creation Museum's Ken Ham, a biologist rallies educators to teach evolution in schools.
Expiration Date: March 28, 2023

American Experience | The Polio Crusade
In the summer of 1950 Wytheville, VA realized the nation's worst medical fears. An outbreak of Infantile Paralysis, commonly known as Polio, swept through a small town of 5,500 in which 40 percent of residents had not yet reached their eighteenth birthday. Highly contagious, just in time for summer vacation, the devastating neurodegenerative disease had chosen its next target.
Expiration Date: March 29, 2023

Finding Your Roots | The Eye of the Beholder
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares the family histories of director Alejandro G. Iñárritu, iconoclastic performance artist Marina Abramovic and painter Kehinde Wiley. These visionary artists find their identities challenged—and affirmed.
Expiration Date: April 1, 2023

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