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NOVA | The Next Pompeii
In the shadow of Italy’s Vesuvius, a lesser-known volcano rumbles: Campi Flegrei. If it erupts, millions of lives could be at risk. Scientists explore its unique geology and develop a warning system that could prevent Naples becoming the next Pompeii.
Expires Feb. 4, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/the-next-pompeii-qwfg7o/
Nature | Raccoon Nation
Are the obstacles that our fast-paced urban world throws at raccoons actually pushing the development of their brains? Closely follow a family of urban raccoons as they navigate the complex world of a big city.
Expires Feb. 7, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/nature-raccoon-nation/
Independent Lens | Leftover Women
Leftover Women follows three successful Chinese women who, despite thriving careers, are still labeled sheng nu, a derogatory term in China to describe educated, professional women in their mid-20s and ’30s who are not married. As they search for “Mr. Right,” they struggle to stay true to their ambitions, while dealing with pressure from families, friends, and governmental stigma.
Expires Feb. 10, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/leftover-women-hbg8pq/
Coming Soon to CPTV Passport
Call the Midwife, Season 10 (Full-Season Binge!)
Beginning Thursday, Jan. 20, stream Season 10 of Call the Midwife on CPTV Passport. Catch up before Season 11 premieres on CPTV in March 2022! In Season 10, it’s 1966, and it’s a testing time for the midwives. But there’s excitement, too, as the women’s rights movement intensifies. Interesting challenges lie ahead for Nonnatus House, as well as great celebrations when England wins the World Cup.
Available on Passport Jan. 20, 2022 until Feb. 19, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/call-midwife/
New Titles Now Available on CPTV Passport
Roadfood (Full-Season Binge!)
Host Misha Collins hits the highways and byways of America, exploring uniquely American dishes in each episode of Roadfood: Discovering America One Dish at a Time. Meeting local cooks, pit-masters, bakers, and proprietors of local eating establishments, Misha explores the roots of each dish. He also meets and talk with locals who savor the dish to learn about their community, history, and values. Watch all eight episodes now with CPTV Passport.
Available until Nov. 16, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/roadfood/
The Good Road | Season 1 (Full-Season Binge!)
The full first season of The Good Road is now available on CPTV Passport. This innovative, inspiring documentary series follows two best friends who travel the world meeting philanthropists and change-makers, who have dedicated their lives to addressing global humanitarian issues.
Available until April 5, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/the-good-road/
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
Conceived by John Mauceri, this new work is a re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. Based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’s 1816 book, Alan Cumming recounts the origin story of how a prince got put into a nutcracker. Unlike the ballet, we also learn what happens when the young girl grows up, having saved the prince, and what they are doing today.
Available until Dec. 13, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/the-nutcracker-and-the-mouse-king-meabwt/
Lidia Celebrates America | Overcoming the Odds
In this hour-long Lidia Celebrates America special, Lidia travels from big cities to small pockets of rural America, both in person and virtually, to share the inspiring stories of a diverse group of resilient Americans who have overcome extraordinary odds in their own lives, found purpose in serving their communities, and turned their loss into inspiring accomplishments.
Available until Dec. 13, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/lidia-celebrates-america-overcoming-the-odds-axtsgu/
Live from Bradley Symphony Center: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra celebrates its new season with the opening of a restored city landmark, Bradley Symphony Center. Under the baton of Ken-David Masur, with special guest pianist Aaron Diehl, the orchestra will perform works by Ellington, Gershwin, and Stravinsky, along with a new piece by Eric Nathan commemorating the grand opening of the Center.
Available until Dec. 16, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/live-from-bradley-symphony-center-pjdkl0/
Yoshiki Live at Carnegie Hall
A classically trained pianist and drummer of the rock group X Japan, best-selling Japanese musician Yoshiki packed Carnegie Hall in New York City for two back-to-back performances. Featuring the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra and performances of the theme song for the Golden Globe Awards, plus Yoshiki’s heartfelt rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner.”
Available until Oct. 23, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/yoshiki-live-at-carnegie-hall-onanyn/
Antiques Roadshow | Special: Naughty or Nice
Antiques Roadshow‘s special edition “Naughty or Nice” features favorite appraisals from past seasons to satisfy everyone’s wish list. Highlights include a Temperance lithograph illustrating the evils of imbibing spirits; a letter from Gerald Ford to his kindergarten teacher who called him “naughty little Gerry Ford”; and a dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in the film Some Like It Hot.
Available until Dec. 19, 2025
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/antiques-roadshow-special-naughty-or-nice/
Also Available Now on CPTV Passport
Finding Your Roots | Seasons 5-7
Seasons 5-7 of Finding Your Roots are now available on CPTV Passport. Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he uncovers celebrities’ family histories, with guests including George R.R. Martin, Christiane Amanpour, Jordan Peele, and more.
Stream all available seasons here: https://video.cptv.org/show/finding-your-roots/
All Creatures Great and Small on Masterpiece, Season 2
Return to the Yorkshire Dales to follow the adventures of veterinarian James Herriot in the 1930s. Stream all seven Season 2 episodes now with CPTV Passport!
Available until Feb. 19, 2026
Stream Seasons 1 & 2 here: https://video.cptv.org/show/all-creatures-great-and-small/
Vienna Blood, Season 2
1900s Vienna is a hotbed of philosophy, science, and art. Dr. Max Liebermann’s extraordinary skills of perception and Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt’s determination lead them to some of the city’s most mysterious and deadly cases. Stream all six Season 2 episodes now with CPTV Passport!
Available until Jan. 18, 2030
Stream Seasons 1 & 2 here: https://video.cptv.org/show/vienna-blood/
Now Available from APT
The following titles from American Public Television (APT) are now available to stream for CPTV Passport members!
1st to Fight: Pacific War Marines
On the Pacific island of Guadalcanal in 1942, the famed 1st Marine Division — the oldest, largest and most decorated division of the U.S. Marine Corps — defeated Japanese forces in a turning point of WWII. This documentary documents the experiences of 1st Marine Division veterans who took part in the historic fight.
Available on Passport until May 14, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/1st-fight-pacific-war-marines/
America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated, Season 21
Hosts Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison bring viewers equipment reviews, taste tests, and recipes for the home cook. Watch all Season 21 episodes with CPTV Passport.
Season 21 available on Passport until December 31, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/americas-test-kitchen-from-cooks-illustrated/
The Best of The Joy of Painting, Seasons 35 & 36
Bob Ross relaxes viewers and encourages the painting hobbyist in The Best of The Joy of Painting. Using his “wet-on-wet” technique, Bob paints natural scenes with bold strokes across the canvas, from cascading waterfalls to snow-covered forests.
Season 35 available on Passport until Jan. 11, 2022
Season 36 available on Passport until Jan. 10, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/best-joy-painting/
Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Television, Season 4
The editors of Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Magazine search the world over for techniques and ingredients that can transform your home cooking, producing bigger, bolder dishes with less time and effort. Watch all Season 4 episodes with CPTV Passport.
Season 4 available on Passport until Sept. 9, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/christopher-kimballs-milk-street-television/
Cook’s Country, Season 13
Cook’s Country is where family recipes from every corner of America are re-imagined for home cooks everywhere. Watch all Season 13 episodes with CPTV Passport.
Season 13 available on Passport until Sept. 11, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/cooks-country/
D-Day at Pointe-du-Hoc
This documentary tells the remarkable story of the U.S. Army’s 2nd Ranger battalion. The soldiers scaled the 100-foot cliffs of Pointe-du-Hoc in Normandy on June 6, 1944. Featuring interviews with surviving veterans from the Pointe-du-Hoc assault, the film shares an incredible story of adversity and courage.
Available on Passport until May 6, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/d-day-pointe-du-hoc/
D-Day: Over Normandy
Narrated by New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, this documentary focuses on the personal stories of those who served in the Second World War. It combines modern-day aerial footage, interviews with World War II veterans, archival footage of the June 6, 1944 “D-Day” invasion, and newly created maps and photo animations.
Available on Passport until May 17, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/d-day-over-normandy/
Day of Days: June 6, 1944
On June 6, 1944, thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, tasked with liberating western Europe from Nazi tyranny. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landing, four D-Day veterans gather at the famed Museum of World War II outside of Boston, Mass., to share their experiences from that fateful “Day of Days.”
Available on Passport until May 14, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/day-days-june-6-1944/
Fauci: The Virus Hunter
This documentary provides an in-depth look at Dr. Anthony Fauci’s life story by shedding light on the significant discoveries made during his esteemed career.
Available on Passport until March 9, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/fauci-virus-hunter/
Grandpa’s War Story Goes Viral
This documentary shares the remarkable account of James Schmidt’s World War II service and military career. Schmidt responded to the national call to duty following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. The twist: Schmidt enlisted at the age of 14 and left home without ever telling his parents.
Available on Passport until Nov. 3, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/grandpas-war-story-goes-viral-w24q5q/
J Schwanke’s Life in Bloom, Season 2
Host J Schwanke shows how to bring the beauty of flowers into your surroundings and demonstrates how living a life surrounded by colorful blossoms can reduce stress, instill wellness, and enhance happiness. Season 2 features techniques for flower arrangement, delicious floral food and cocktail recipes, and fun conversations with guests.
Season 2 available on Passport until April 13, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/j-schwankes-life-in-bloom/
Journey Home to the USS Arizona
The family of Raymond Haerry, Sr. travels to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor to place his ashes aboard the sunken battleship. One of the few remaining crew members who survived the attack, Haerry passed away in 2017, and was interred in the USS Arizona, rejoining more than 1,000 of his shipmates who lost their lives on that fateful day.
Available on Passport until Oct. 31, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/journey-home-uss-arizona/
Kevin Belton’s Cookin’ Louisiana
Chef Belton explores the rich and multi-faceted foodways of Louisiana in a tasty tour of the Pelican State’s best flavors and dishes. Watch all Season 1 episodes with Passport.
Season 1 available on Passport until June 29, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/kevin-beltons-cookin-louisiana/episodes/
Lidia’s Kitchen, Season 8
Daytime Emmy Award-winning chef and author Lidia Bastianich prepares simple, seasonal, and economical dishes with tips and techniques collected over the years. Stream all Season 8 episodes with CPTV Passport.
Season 8 available on Passport until Oct. 16, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/lidias-kitchen/
Modern Pioneering with Georgia Pellegrini
Outdoor expert Georgia Pellegrini teaches recipes, projects, and skills for a self-sufficient life. Her passion for sustainable living and the environment were instilled at an early age from growing up on her family’s farm in upstate New York.
Available on Passport until Oct. 4, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/modern-pioneering-georgia-pellegrini/
Pati’s Mexican Table, Season 6
Acclaimed chef and cookbook author Pati Jinich opens her home in Washington, D.C., to share the fascinating cuisine that nurtured her childhood in Mexico, and takes us along on her excursions in her native country to meet the people, see the places, and hear the legends behind the food. Watch all Season 6 episodes with CPTV Passport.
Season 6 available on Passport until Sept. 4, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/patis-mexican-table/
The Portillo Expedition: Mystery on Bougainville Island
This film examines the circumstances surrounding the death of Isoroku Yamamoto, the Japanese WWII admiral who planned the Pearl Harbor surprise attack and the Battle at Midway. The documentary follows a crew of American explorers working to uncover the mystery of Admiral Yamamoto’s downfall.
Available on Passport until Nov. 1, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/portillo-expedition-mystery-bougainville-island/
Real Raid Adventures: Swiss Grand Tour
Jeff Wilson searches for excitement in Switzerland aboard the world’s best rail system.
Available on Passport until March 31, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/real-rail-adventures-swiss-grand-tour/
Real Raid Adventures: Swiss International Hubs
Jeff Wilson explores five international rail hubs in Switzerland.
Available on Passport until March 31, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/real-rail-adventures-swiss-international-hubs/
Real Raid Adventures: Swiss Winter Magic
Jeff Wilson explores the construction marvels and visual majesty of the Swiss rail system.
Available on Passport until Oct. 1, 2025
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/real-rail-adventures-swiss-winter-magic/
Real Raid Adventures: Switzerland
Jeff Wilson showcases the construction marvels and visual splendors of the Swiss rail system, where majesty and machine meet.
Available on Passport until April 6, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/real-rail-adventures-switzerland/
Rick Steves’ Best of the Alps
In this thin-air thriller, join Rick Steves on an alpine adventure — from Italy to Austria to Switzerland to France — with scenic train rides, breathtaking lifts, majestic glaciers, and unforgettable hikes.
Available on Passport until June 26, 2026
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/rick-steves-best-of-the-alps-DyFtPl/
Simply Ming, Season 18
In each episode of the James Beard Award- and Emmy Award-nominated series, host Ming Tsai cooks a dish and invites a celebrity guest chef to cook another, improvising from items in Ming’s East-West pantry.
Season 18 available on Passport until April 23, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/simply-ming/
Step It Up with Steph, Season 2
Stephanie Mansour provides a healthy dose of fitness, food, and lifestyle entertainment. See all Season 2 episodes with CPTV Passport.
Season 2 available on Passport until July 20, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/step-it-steph/
Surrender on the USS Missouri
This documentary focuses on those who witnessed the official Japanese surrender on September 2, 1945, ending World War II. Through interviews with those who served on the battleship, the film follows the USS Missouri from its construction, through varied battles in the Pacific, to its final resting place as a memorial and museum in Pearl Harbor.
Available on Passport until May 24, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/video/surrender-on-the-uss-missouri-Qm8x2d/
Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944
This documentary tells the story of the World War II massacre of 84 American soldiers in Belgium during the opening days of the famous “Battle of the Bulge.”
Available on Passport until May 5, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/survivors-malmedy-december-1944/
Taste of Malaysia with Martin Yan
A journey of cultural discovery through this stunning gem in Southeast Asia, exploring a wide variety of dishes from this tri-cultural landscape as well as highlighting diverse cultural and historical elements.
Available on Passport until Oct. 11, 2024
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/taste-malaysia-martin-yan/
Urban Conversion, Season 3
Follow entrepreneur Rodman Schley and his wife, eco-enthusiast Gina Schley, as they combine their passions to explore how to live a more family-centered, sustainable lifestyle. Watch all Season 3 episodes with CPTV Passport.
Season 3 available on Passport until May 4, 2023
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/urban-conversion/
Weekends with Yankee, Season 3
Richard Wiese explores the sights, sounds and tastes of all six New England states — from foraging for edible invasive plants in Connecticut to whitewater rafting on Maine’s wild Kennebec River. Senior food editor Amy Traverso shares the recipes, local flavors and sense of community that make up the fabric of the region’s food and dining scene.
Season 3 available on Passport until April 5, 2022
Stream it here: https://video.cptv.org/show/weekends-yankee/