Welcome to February! We’re deep into winter now, and when you’re not outdoors enjoying some cross-country skiing, an afternoon of ice skating or a wintry hike, we’re here to entertain you indoors, where you can stay warm and dry. February is also Black History Month. We’re excited to celebrate here at TPT. Check out our themed list on what to stream now.
Get a first look at new programs below and a list of shows that are leaving soon. Take advantage of this unique member benefit and start watching now.
TPT Passport is a member benefit that gives you extended access to an on-demand streaming library of PBS and TPT shows, including full seasons of many favorites like World on Fire, Poldark, The Great British Baking Show, and many, many more. Make a qualifying donation so you can start enjoying TPT Passport on your computer or with the PBS Video App on your favorite streaming device, mobile device or Samsung smart TV!
RECENTLY ADDED SPOTLIGHT:
The Long Song
This three-part miniseries based on Andrea Levy’s award-winning novel about the end of slavery in Jamaica follows July (Tamara Lawrance), an indomitable, young slave who works on a sugarcane plantation with her detestable mistress, Caroline Mortimer (Hayley Atwell).
Their lives change with the arrival of a new overseer, Robert Goodwin (Jack Lowden) who sets out to improve life on the plantation.
Episode 1 is currently streaming with the second to be be added on Sunday, February 7, and the third coming on Sunday, February 14.
Become a member today and start watching on TPT Passport.
Drama & Arts
Miss Scarlet & the Duke
Kate Phillips (Peaky Blinders) stars in a six-part mystery as the headstrong, first-ever female detective in Victorian London. Stuart Martin (Jamestown) plays her childhood friend, professional colleague, and potential love interest, Scotland Yard Detective Inspector William Wellington, a.k.a., The Duke.
United in Song: Celebrating the Resilience of America
Join us for an evening of powerful performances to unite and celebrate our country, affirming our commitment to come together as Americans through the arts.
Austin City Limits Hall of Fame: The First Six Years
Enjoy select cuts from the first six years of Austin City Limits’ Hall of Fame celebrations. Performers include Willie Nelson, Buddy Guy, Bonnie Raitt, Los Lobos, and more.
Austin City Limits Hall of Fame | Foo Fighters Rock Austin City Limits
Enjoy highlights from superstar rock band Foo Fighters’ 2009 and 2015 episodes of Austin City Limits. Songs include The Pretender and Best of You.
City government touches almost every aspect of our lives. City Hall, by Frederick Wiseman, shows a city government successfully offering a wide variety of services to a diverse population.
Finding Your Roots | Flight
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. meets actors Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o, and chef Lidia Bastianich — three women whose families crisscrossed the globe to escape oppression and find opportunity, leaving them with questions about their relatives who stayed behind.
American Masters | Laura Ingalls Wilder: Prairie Legend
An unvarnished look at the unlikely Little House series author whose autobiographical fiction helped shape American ideas of the frontier and self-reliance.
Vernon Jordan | Make it Plain
Explore the life of Vernon Jordan, one of the most influential African American thought leaders. The film traces Jordan’s rise from modest origins to national renown as a distinguished, pioneering attorney, businessman and civil rights leader; and as an influential powerbroker and counselor to American presidents spanning the era from LBJ to Barack Obama.
Antiques Roadshow | American Stories
Celebrate the collective history of our country through personal accounts behind standout treasures like a Navajo belt, bracelet & basket, a WWI peach can label letter, and James McNeill Whistler artwork. Which is now valued at $165,000-$250,000?
Science & Nature
When Disaster Strikes | A Perfect Storm
Hear the extraordinary story of bravery and hope after Cyclone Idai strikes Mozambique. The world races to help rescue and support survivors from flooding on a biblical scale.
Independent Lens | A Woman’s Work
A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem sheds light on the continued fight to end the gender pay gap prevalent throughout the National Football League, chronicling the journeys of cheerleaders from the Raiders and the Bills, each of whom put their careers on the line to take legal action and fight for fair pay.
John Lewis – Get in the Way
Follow the journey of civil rights hero, congressman and human rights champion John Lewis. At the Selma March, Lewis came face-to-face with club-wielding troopers and exemplified non-violence.
Removed from TPT Passport February 10
Africa’s Great Civilizations
In his six-hour series, Africa’s Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. This is a breathtaking and personal journey through two hundred thousand years of history, from the origins, on the African continent, of art, writing and civilization itself, through the millennia in which Africa and Africans shaped not only shaped their own rich civilizations, but also the wider world.
Removed from TPT Passport February 27
Austin City Limits: Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit / Amanda Shires
Savor the best in Americana with Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit and Amanda Shires. Isbell and his band showcase their acclaimed roots rock from The Nashville Sound. Singer/songwriter/violinist Shires unveils her distinctive take on country music from My Piece of Land.
Removed from TPT Passport February 28
Groove to a full hour with hip-hop superstars Run The Jewels. The duo showcases its latest album Run the Jewels 3, as well as its greatest hits.
Removed from TPT Passport February 28
Dishing with Julia: Your Own French Soup
Chef Rick Bayless marvels over Julia Child’s knife skills and what great technique training she provided. José Andres and Eric Ripert are also impressed with her teaching – how she took the time to include skills and techniques in her programs, and they wonder how many tips are in her two hundred episodes of The French Chef.
Removed from TPT Passport March 6
POV: The Rescue List
In a rehabilitation shelter in Ghana, two children are recovering from enslavement to fishermen. But their story takes an unexpected turn when their rescuer embarks on another mission and asks the children for help. Charting the unfolding drama, The Rescue List tells a moving story of friendship and courage—transcending tropes of victimhood and illustrating what it means to love and survive.
Removed from TPT Passport March 23
Independent Lens: The Providers
Three rural healthcare providers try to make a difference in the lives of their patients against overwhelming odds.
Removed from TPT Passport March 23
To Walk Invisible: The Bronte Sisters
Learn the extraordinary story of how, against all odds, the famous literary trio had their genius for writing romantic novels recognized in a male-dominated 19th-century world.
Removed from TPT Passport March 25
NOVA: Dead Reckoning
Civilians worldwide are increasingly the targets of war crimes. An unprecedented three-part series examines the evolution of postwar justice in investigating genocide, ethnic cleansing and other atrocities, and in prosecuting the perpetrators.
Removed from TPT Passport March 27
Secrets of the Dead: Nero’s Sunken City
Explore some iconic historical moments while debunking long-held myths and shining new light on past events. Advances in investigative techniques, forensic science and historical scholarship offer new evidence on forgotten mysteries.
Removed from TPT Passport March 28
Before We Die
In this compelling thriller, police detective Hanna Svensson steps in to handle a mysterious informant in a criminal organization when her colleague and lover, Sven, goes missing. From Walter’s Choice, in Swedish with English subtitles.
Removed from TPT Passport March 30
Austin City Limits: Billie Eilish
Savor an hour with young pop superstar Billie Eilish. The L.A. singer/songwriter performs her hits and songs from her debut LP When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go?
Removed from TPT Passport March 31
© Twin Cities Public Television - 2021. All rights reserved.