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18 New Shows to Stream on TPT Passport This May

Check out the newest additions to the streaming platform

April 25, 2024

May flowers are blooming and TPT Passport members can look forward to a fresh bouquet of shows to stream this month! Check out these 18 new shows to watch this month. We’re celebrating spring with new and returning dramas, fascinating historical docs, new music and more—all ready to stream anytime, anywhere.

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MaryLand – Coming May 5
MaryLand follows two estranged sisters who reunite to unearth the truth about their mother’s sudden death and her double life on the Isle of Man. Suranne Jones and Eve Best play convincing siblings Becca and Rosaline, with Stockard Channing as their mother’s enigmatic best friend, Maureen. TPT Passport members can binge every episode on the night of the premiere.

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COBRA – Season 3 Coming May 13
TPT Passport members have early access to COBRA Season 3 before Summer 2024 broadcast premiere.

Prime Minister Robert Sutherland is plunged into chaos when an environmental demonstration meets with grave consequences, just as his popularity is plummeting in light of a controversial police-protest bill. As an investigation gets underway, the PM is forced to reckon with the possibility that the most dangerous rebellion has come from within.

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Seaside Hotel – Season 10 Coming May 31
Don’t miss this TPT Passport exclusive!

Following the end of WWII, Denmark is free again. Will the residents and owners of this famous Danish hotel see things differently once the Nazis are gone? In Danish with English subtitles.

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Roots of Comedy with Jesus Terjo – Coming May 24
TPT Passport members have early access to Roots of Comedy ahead of its broadcast premiere in June.

Part comedy, part social commentary, host Jesus Trejo embarks on a journey across America meeting with six rising comedians who explore the mosaic of our nation through the lens of stand-up comedy.

Roots of Comedy will even feature Minnesota comedian Ali Sultan, who spoke with us ahead of the premiere. See what he had to say!

Meet Ali Sultan


Antiques Roadshow: North Carolina Museum of Art
Antiques Roadshow heads to Raleigh in search of treasures, including 1994 Maya Angelou Spingarn Awards, a 1939 autographed Baseball Hall of Fame program and a Le Pho La Cueillette des Pommes Cannelle oil, ca. 1950. One is $60,000 to $100,000!

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American Masters: Moynihan
Discover the life and legacy of former U.S. Senator and diplomat Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Going beyond the “Moynihan Report,” President Joe Biden, Ta-Nehisi Coates and others reflect on his decades-long fight to end national poverty.

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American Masters: The Incomparable Mr. Buckley
Discover the intellectual evolution and political legacy of William F. Buckley, Jr. See how the author and commentator, one of the foremost public intellectuals in American history, galvanized the modern conservative movement.

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America ReFramed: The Cost of Inheritance
Don’t miss this America ReFramed special, explores the complex issue of reparations in the U.S. using a thoughtful approach to history, historical injustices, systemic inequities, and critical dialogue on racial conciliation. Through personal narratives, community inquiries, and scholarly insights, it aims to inspire understanding of the scope and rationale of the reparations debate.

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Finding Your Roots: In The Blood
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Michael Douglas & writer-director Lena Dunham. Both guests are the children of famous artists—and both proudly followed in their parents’ footsteps. But their family trees contain a cast of characters whose lives were forgotten. Gates recovers them, telling fascinating stories from the shtetls of Eastern Europe to the streets of colonial America.

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Independent Lens: Razing Liberty Square
Liberty City, Miami, is home to one of the oldest segregated public housing projects in the United States. Now with rising sea levels, the neighborhood’s higher ground has become something else: real estate gold.

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Independent Lens: Sister Úna Lived a Good Death
Following a cancer diagnosis, Sister Úna—a mischievous, rule-breaking Catholic nun dedicated to social justice—chooses to live as she’s dying. In this touching end-of-life documentary, the self-proclaimed “leader of the misfits” plans her funeral in her last nine months to live.

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Julius Caesar: The Making of a Dictator
Witness the dramatic story of how nearly five centuries of ancient Roman democracy was overthrown in just 16 years… by one man. This is the story of a brazen, ambitious power-grab that saw Julius Caesar consolidate the vast power of Rome in his own hands.

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POV: Brief and Tender Light
A Ghanaian MIT alum follows four African students at his alma mater as they strive to become agents of change for their home countries Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. Over an intimate, nearly decade-long journey, all must decide how much of America to absorb, how much of Africa to hold on to, and how to reconcile teenage ideals with the truths they discover about the world and themselves.

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American Experience: The Cancer Detectives
The Cancer Detectives tells the untold story of the first-ever war on cancer and the coalition of people who fought tirelessly to save women from cervical cancer: a Greek immigrant, Dr. George Papanicolau; his intrepid wife, Mary; Japanese-born artist Hashime Murayama; Dr. Helen Dickens, an African American OBGYN in Philadelphia; and an entirely new class of female scientists.

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Equus: The Story of the Horse: Origins
The relationship between man and his noble steed is almost as old as civilization itself, allowing our species to explore, conquer and flourish side by side with the horse. Nature traces this revolutionizing partnership with anthropologist Niobe Thompson in this two-part series.

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Equus: The Story of the Horse: Chasing the Wind
Take a global tour of the most fascinating members of the modern horse club.

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Raptors: A Fistful of Daggers: Meet the Raptors
From giant eagles to miniature falconets, meet the many species of raptors. Explore how they survive winters, learn to hunt and undergo migrations. Their superpowers of flight, sight, hearing and smell give them dominance over the skies.

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NOVA: Polar Extremes
Following a trail of fossils found in all the wrong places–beech trees in Antarctica, redwoods and hippo-like mammals in the Arctic–NOVA uncovers the bizarre history of the poles, from miles-thick ice sheets to warm polar forests teeming with life.

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