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New on TPT Passport, July 2020

July 10, 2020

Coming Soon:

TPT Passport is constantly adding new shows to make sure our members have access to high-quality content on demand.
Above, check out a teaser of all the new shows coming to TPT Passport in the coming month, and see below for a first look at new programs and a list of shows that are leaving soon.
Take advantage of this unique member benefit by signing into TPT Passport online at or by using the PBS Video App on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Kindle & Fire Stick Chromecast, or Android TV.


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Recently Added:


American Experience | George W. Bush Parts 1 & 2
The latest in our award-winning series of presidential biographies, this film looks at the life and presidency of George W. Bush, from his unorthodox road to the presidency to the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the myriad of challenges he faced over his two terms, from the war in Iraq to the 2008 financial crisis.Watch Now

American Experience | The Vote: Part 1 and 2
One hundred years after the passage of the 19th Amendment, The Vote tells the dramatic culmination story of the hard-fought campaign waged by American women for the right to vote, a transformative cultural and political movement that resulted in the largest expansion of voting rights in U.S. history.Watch Now

Asian Americans | Episodes 1 – 5
Asian Americans is a five-hour film series that delivers a bold, fresh perspective on a history that matters today, more than ever. As America becomes more diverse, and more divided while facing unimaginable challenges, how do we move forward together? Told through intimate personal stories, the series will cast a new lens on U.S. history and the ongoing role that Asian Americans have played.

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Somewhere South | Season 1
Host and award-winning chef Vivian Howard digs deeper into the lesser-known roots of Southern food, Southern cooking, and Southern living. Each episode of “Somewhere South” explores the connectivity of a single dish, and the ways people of different backgrounds interpret that dish while expressing the complex values, identities, and histories that make up the American South.Watch Now


Science & Nature

Nature | Spy in the Wild: The North
Travel to the Northern Hemisphere, where the spy creatures learn how animals move, feed and fight. A spy hummingbird films millions of butterflies, and a spy squirrel winds up in a battle. A spy beaver observes other beavers building dams.Watch Now

Nature | Spy in the Wild: The Islands
Explore the islands of the South Pacific with creatures like the spy koala, who captures breeding behavior in Australia, or the spy crab, who joins an army of red crabs on their march to the sea to deposit their eggs.Watch Now

Nature | Spy in the Wild: The Poles
From penguin chicks to elephant seals and wolf cubs to polar bears, the spy creatures meet and observe the hardiest and most charismatic animals in the Arctic and Antarctic circles.Watch Now

The Molecule that Made Us | Crisis
‘Crisis’ examines how the planet’s changing water cycle is forcing us to change our relationship with water. An increasingly, globalized agricultural industry is turning precious water reserves into profit, “mining” water faster than it can be replaced. As Chairman Emeritus of Nestle, Peter Brabeck-Letmathe says, “…. the water issue is more urgent than the climate issue.”Watch Now

NOVA | Eagle Power
Eagles dominate the skies. But what makes these predators so special? Researchers study one special bird—and stunning up-close footage reveals her exceptional strength, eyesight, and flying skills. With intimate access to a new bald eagle family, NOVA takes you into the nest to witness the drama of chicks struggling to survive.Watch Now



Independent Lens | Rewind
Made up of home video footage that reveals a long-kept secret, Sasha Joseph Neulinger’s Rewind is a brave and wrenching look at his childhood and his journey to reconcile his past. By probing the gap between image and reality, the film depicts both how little and how much a camera can capture.Watch Now


Drama & Arts

Great Performances | Leonard Bernstein Mass
Enjoy Ravinia Festival’s production of Leonard Bernstein’s theater piece starring Tony Award-winning baritone Paulo Szot and featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra artistic director Marin Alsop conducts.Watch Now

Poetry in America | Leaves of Grass, By Walt Whitman
In 1855 Walt Whitman declared “The United States themselves are essentially the greatest poem.” Join host Elisa New as Poetry in America celebrates the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan, playwright Tony Kushner, poets Mark Doty and Marilyn Chin, and a chorus of National Student Poets, discussing Whitman’s powerful and timeless work.Watch Now

Grantchester | Season 5
It’s 1957, and Will Davenport has settled into his role as the vicar of Grantchester, preaching to a packed church. His best friend, Detective Inspector Geordie Keating, has come to accept his wife Cathy’s commitment to her job – just about. Mrs C. happily juggles her roles as the vicarage housekeeper and being a well-to-do married woman, and after a trip to Marrakech, even Leonard has managed to carve out some happiness with Daniel. But Will’s faith will be thoroughly tested as he and Geordie are reminded once more that there’s darkness lurking in their little corner of Cambridgeshire…Watch Now

Professor T | Season 2
Eccentric Professor T is released from the hospital, but the outside world is not quite as he left it; a new professor has been appointed in his place, which means war. From Walter Presents, in Flemish with English subtitles.Watch Now


Expiring on TPT Passport Soon

Unfortunately, we are unable to make all of our shows available all of the time. Because of limited streaming rights, shows are occasionally removed from TPT Passport until rights can be renewed. Below are the shows that will be removed from TPT Passport in the weeks ahead.

The Nazi Games – Berlin 1936
The film chronicles the story of how the Nazis and the IOC turned, to their mutual benefit, a small sports event into the modern Olympics. The grand themes and controversial issues from the 1936 Games have continued to this day: Monumentality, budget overruns, collusion with authoritarian regimes, corruption and sometimes even bribery.
Removed from TPT Passport August 1Watch Now

RARE travels with renowned photographer Joel Sartore as he photographs at-risk and rare species in the wild, in zoos, in nature preserves and explores his Photo Ark initiative. This captivating and visually stunning special will reveal why ensuring species’ futures matters to us all.
Removed from TPT Passport August 1Watch Now

POV: The Distant Barking of Dogs
The Distant Barking of Dogs follows the life of 10-year-old Ukrainian boy Oleg over a year, witnessing the gradual erosion of his innocence beneath the pressures of the on-going war in Eastern Ukraine. Having no other place to go, Oleg and his grandmother Alexandra stay and watch as others leave the village, showing just how crucial—and fragile—family is for survival.
Removed from TPT Passport August 4Watch Now

POV: Happy Winter
Every summer on Palermo’s Mondello beach, over 1,000 cabins are built in preparation of the Ferragosto holiday. Centered around a family who goes into debt, three women holding onto the feeling of youth, and a politician seeking votes, Happy Winter portrays a vanity fair of beach goers hiding behind the memory of a social status that the economic crisis of recent years has compromised.
Removed from TPT Passport August 11Watch Now

Inspector Lewis, Season 8
This global hit detective drama that sees Inspector Robbie Lewis, investigating a series of brutal murders against the stunning backdrop of Oxford. Lewis learned enough from his old mentor Morse to keep a calm, open mind even when a murder case delves into the world of psychic phenomena, but his partner, the impulsive DS Hathaway, is less restrained. Away from police work, Lewis wistfully recalls past loss and old friends as he moves on to start a new chapter in his life. Lewis continues the Morse legacy of quality crime drama.
Removed from TPT Passport August 20Watch Now

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