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What to Watch on The PBS Video App and PBS Passport This Month

PBSPBS has long been a great source for free programming available with an antenna. But many people still don’t know there is a PBS Video App where you can stream more than 4000 PBS and local shows on-demand, all for free.

Stream PBS and local station shows like MASTERPIECE, Poldark, NOVA, Nature, PBS NewsHour, FRONTLINE, and more on your favorite device.

The following programming is currently available on the PBS Video App:

  • 2019 ONLINE FILM FESTIVAL
  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Chasing the Moon and Influenza 1918
  • AMERICAN MASTERS: Unladylike2020: Bessie Coleman, Unladylike2020: Grace Abbott, Holly Near: Singing for Our Lives, Everybody Knows…Elizabeth Murray, Margaret Mitchell: American Rebel and Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
  • ANTIQUES ROADSHOW – A variety of episodes are available.
  • COUNTRY MUSIC: LIVE AT THE RYMAN CONCERT
  • FRONTLINE: Weinstein, For Sama and Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos
  • GREAT PERFORMANCES: (coming March 15) Now Hear This “Vivaldi: Something Completely Different”, Now Hear This “The Riddle of Bach” and Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood
  •  INDEPENDENT LENS: Blind Love and Always in Season
  • NOVA: Cat Tales, The Planets Miniseries and Polar Extremes
  • PBS DIGITAL STUDIOS – Watch PBS Digital series like IT’S OK TO BE SMART, PHYSICS GIRL, MONSTRUM, SOUNDFIELD and SAY IT LOUD.
  • THIS OLD HOUSE – A variety of episodes are available.
Additionally, PBS members get PBS Passport as an added benefit within the app that gives even more access to exclusive content. It gives eligible donors and supporters extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online or within the PBS Video App. Local stations set their own qualifications for eligibility for the Passport membership benefit, with most stations requiring donations of at least $60 a year, or $5 Sustainer/Ongoing-monthly gifts.
Here’s a sample of exclusive content available on PBS Passport:
  • DISHING WITH JULIA CHILD – Series is available in advance of its April 3 broadcast premiere.
  • Beecham House on MASTERPIECE – Miniseries is available in advance of its Summer 2020 broadcast premiere.
  • MODUS – Season two is available exclusively on PBS Passport.

Series available to binge on PBS Passport:

  •  MASTERPIECE Series Available to Binge: Downton Abbey, Sanditon, Poldark, Grantchester (Seasons 1-4), The Durrells in Corfu (Seasons 1-4), Press (Season 1) and Howards End (Season 1)
  •  Ken Burns Films Available to Binge: COUNTRY MUSICJAZZEMPIRE OF THE AIR
  •  FINDING YOUR ROOTS – Binge seasons 4-6
  • THE GREAT BRITISH BAKING SHOW – Binge seasons 1-5
  • VIENNA BLOOD – Binge season 1
  • FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES – Binge seasons 1-2
  • JAMESTOWN – Binge seasons 1-3

 Additional PBS Passport programming highlights:

Woodstock

  • AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Woodstock
  •  FINDING YOUR ROOTS: Slave Trade
  •  GREAT PERFORMANCES
  •  NATURE: Equus The Story of the Horse
  •  NOVA: Dog Tales
  • THE BEST OF THE JOY OF PAINTING WITH BOB ROSS
  • THE CHAPERONE
  •  Foreign Language Dramas: PROFESSOR T, RESISTANCE, THOU SHALT NOT KILL, LINE OF SEPARATION

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