NHPBS Passport Update - April 3, 2023

What's Arriving and Leaving NHPBS Passport

New Titles:

Victoria & Albert The Wedding Episode 2
Witness the most accurate reconstruction of Victoria and Albert's wedding ever staged, followed by a sumptuous wedding breakfast, a prelude to the first night that began a marriage so iconic, it heralded constitutional monarchy as we know it today.
Available: April 4, 2023 – Jan. 13, 2027

My Grandparents’ War | Kristin Scott Thomas
Follow actress Kristin Scott Thomas as she pieces together a lost chapter of her family history, learning how her grandfather, a Royal Navy officer, saved thousands at Dunkirk and survived some of World War II’s most devastating battles.
Available: April 5, 2023 – April 3, 2025

My Grandparents’ War | Carey Mulligan
Follow actress Carey Mulligan as she travels to Japan to learn about her grandfather’s experience as a British naval officer during World War II.
Available: April 5, 2023 – April 3, 2025

American Masters | Becoming Hellen Keller
Revisit the complex life and legacy of the author, advocate and human rights pioneer. Helen Keller, who was deaf and blind, used her celebrity and wit to champion rights for women, people with disabilities and people living in poverty.
Available: April 9, 2023 – Oct. 19, 2025

Before We Die | Season 2
Detective Inspector Hannah Laing and crime matriarch Dubravka Mimica, two mothers on opposite sides of the law, both lost sons in season one. Hannah’s son fell in love with Bianca Mimica and fled overseas while Dubravka’s son is missing presumed dead. While Dubravka seeks revenge, Hannah must finish the job her son started and expose the Mimica gang.
Available: April 10, 2023 – June 30, 2025


Walter Presents Titles:

Rosy Abate | Season 1
Spun off from the popular Squadra Antimafia, Rosy Abate finds Rosy, believed dead in an explosion, living in Liguria under a new identity. While working on having a normal life, she discovers that her son is alive and will stop at nothing to get him back. From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles.
Available: April 6, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025

Dignity | Season 1
Chilean prosecutor Leo Ramirez is tasked with arresting a cult leader on charges of child abuse. Established by a Nazi fleeing Germany and long protected by General Pinochet’s regime, “Colonia Dignidad” hides more than Leo is prepared to face. From Walter Presents, in Spanish and German with English subtitles.
Available: April 6, 2023 – Sept. 30, 2025

The Good Apprentice | Season 1
In Rome, Alice is a medical student who falls in love with forensic medicine. Can she manage her private life at the same time she’s struggling to be a great medical examiner? From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles.
Available: April 6, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025

The Silence of Water | Season 1, 2
When tragedy strikes a tiny town by the sea, investigator Luisa Ferrari is sent in to assist the locals. Beneath the surface, idyllic Castel Marciano is seething with secrets. From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles.
Available: April 7, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2025

Expiring Soon

NOVA | The Truth About Fat
Scientists are coming to understand fat as a dynamic organ—one whose size may have more to do with biological processes than personal choices. Explore the mysteries of fat and its role in hormone production, hunger, and even pregnancy.
Expiration Date: April 8, 2023

The aftermath of the Civil War was bewildering, exhilarating . . . and terrifying. African Americans had played a crucial role in saving the Union and now, as the country grappled with the terms and implications of Reconstruction, they struggled to breathe life into their hard-won freedom. The result was a second American Revolution.
Expiration Date: April 8, 2023

Hour three of the series examines the years 1877-1896, a transitional period that saw visions of a “New South” set the stage for the rise of Jim Crow and the undermining of Reconstruction’s legal and political legacy. While some African Americans attempted to migrate, the vast majority remained in the South, where sharecropping, convict leasing, disfranchisement, and lynchings drew a “color line”.
Expiration Date: April 15, 2023

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