The Best Shows to Watch this April with WETA Passport

April showers bring May flowers…and so many new programs for you to stream with WETA Passport!  Definitely don’t miss both parts of Ken Burns’s highly-anticipated new documentary on the fascinating Founding Father Benjamin Franklin.  In the mood for drama?  Binge-watch Luna and Sophie and Aristocrats right now, and get ready for the new Masterpiece drama Annika. Or if you’re feeling hungry, check out our new local food series, Signature Dish, or discover Mary Berry’s secret recipes in her just-added specials.  If you don’t have WETA Passport yet, sign up right now for instant access to all of the exciting shows that your friends and neighbors are talking about!


Benjamin Franklin from Ken Burns

Official Trailer


Ken Burns’s two-part, four-hour documentary, Benjamin Franklin, explores the revolutionary life of one of the 18th century's most consequential and compelling personalities, whose work and words unlocked the mystery of electricity and helped create the United States.

Stream the entire series now with WETA Passport!


Annika from Masterpiece

Annika Official Preview


Masterpiece's new series Annika stars Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, Last Tango in Halifax) as DI Annika Strandhed, the dry-witted, speedboat-driving head of Glasgow's newly-formed Marine Homicide Unit, who juggles baffling cases and a rebellious teenage daughter.

Watch Annika ahead of its Fall 2022 broadcast premiere! Binge-watch all episodes of Annika starting April 17 only with WETA Passport.


Signature Dish

Preview: Signature Dish


Signature Dish discovers and reveals the standout dishes at a wide array of the region’s best restaurants, from the latest dining hot spots to strip-mall eateries serving up authentic global cuisines.

Stream new episodes of Signature Dish Mondays at 9 PM with WETA Passport! 


Luna and Sophie

Luna + Sophie Preview


Luna Kunath is strong-willed but her penchant for naivety gets her into trouble. Sophie Pohlmann seems more mature, but her desire for harmony and fairness can be her weakness. From Walter's Choice, in German with English subtitles.

Binge-watch Seasons 1 & 2 of Luna and Sophie right now with WETA Passport! 


Mary Berry's Absolute Favorites & Easter Feasts

Two new Mary Berry special series were just added to WETA Passport! Check out Mary Berry's Absolute Favorites and follow Britain's much-loved home cook re-create her favourite recipes in this six-part series. Watch as Mary sources produce from the seaside to farmer's markets as well as using what a herb garden and the local countryside have to offer.

Then, watch Mary Berry's Easter Feasts specials. From Russians to Filipinos to Caribbeans to Italians and Poles, every Christian community and culture has its own way of celebrating Easter's most important festival through food, all religiously and culturally symbolic and distinct.

Stream both Mary Berry series right now with WETA Passport! 


Finding Your Roots

Season 8 Official Preview

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There's two episodes remaining in Season 8 of hit series Finding Your Roots! For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.

Stream the final two episodes of Finding Your Roots Season 8 Tuesdays at 8 PM starting April 12 with WETA Passport!



Episode 1

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Based on a true story of high politics and romance, of family solidarity and disaster, Aristocrats chronicles the long and often turbulent lives of the Lennox sisters, daughters of the Duke of Richmond. Set in the 18th Century against a backdrop of royalty and rigid conventions, of political intrigue and scandal, each of the sisters searches for love and happiness, in an age of great change.

Binge-watch all of Aristocrats now with WETA Passport.

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