The Best Shows to Watch this May with WETA Passport

If you’re looking for great shows to watch this May, WETA Passport has an exciting streaming lineup for you! Dive into a thrilling new series from Masterpiece, stream more just-added dramas including The Hour, see our new local show Signature Dish, and check out featured documentaries from our special programming collection in honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month with our top streaming selections for this May. You can stream all of the below programs and so much more, including thousands of hours of your PBS and local favorites. We hope you enjoy our top picks for this month and if you aren’t taking advantage of this fabulous member benefit yet, sign up now for instant access with WETA Passport!


Ridley Road

Official Teaser: Ridley Road


Ridley Road stars newcomer Agnes O’Casey as Vivien Epstein, a young Jewish hairdresser who fits right into London’s mod scene, while secretly infiltrating the British neo-Nazi hierarchy on behalf of Jewish antifascists.

Binge-watch every episode of this new Masterpiece series right now with WETA Passport!


The Hour

01 - A New Kind of News

59m 4s

The Hour is a widely acclaimed original, sexy thriller set in the world of television journalism in the 50s, written by BAFTA award-winning writer Abi Morgan and produced by the UK’s unrivalled Kudos (Broadchurch, Utopia and Law and Order: UK). Described as “absolute TV perfection” by The Guardian newspaper.

Watch both seasons of The Hour right now with WETA Passport.


Asian Americans

Asian Americans Preview


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 casts a new lens on U.S. history and the ongoing role that Asian Americans have played.

Watch all of Asian Americans now with WETA Passport.


The Hunter

The Hunter Preview


Italy and the mafia were at war in the early 1990s. Saverio Barone, a determined young prosecutor, steps in to fight for the innocents caught up in the carnage. From Walter Presents, in Italian with English subtitles, The Hunter is based on a true story.

Binge-watch all episodes of The Hunter starting May 12 with WETA Passport.



Episode 101

49m 27s

Alibi is about two people, brought together in the most unusual of circumstances. Starring Michael Kitchen, Sophie Okonedo, Phyllis Logan, and Tom Knight, Alibi is a romantic black comedy - a deft and extraordinary rollercoaster of love, murder and lies. It is written by Paul Abbott, one of the UK's most acclaimed screenwriters.

Stream every episode of Alibi right now with WETA Passport.


Plague at the Golden Gate

Trailer | Plague at the Golden Gate

1m 46s

Discover how an outbreak of bubonic plague in 1900 set off fear and anti-Asian sentiment in San Francisco. This new documentary tells the gripping story of the race against time by health officials to save the city from the deadly disease. Plague at the Golden Gate is based in part on David K. Randall’s critically acclaimed book, Black Death at the Golden Gate.

Stream the new documentary Plague at the Golden Gate starting May 24 at 9 PM with WETA Passport.


Hamish MacBeth

06 - The Lochdubh Deluxe

52m 2s

Hamish MacBeth is an offbeat "whodunnit" series, spiced with laconic wit and outrageous black comedy. Hamish is a young policeman, who has a shrewd knack of solving the bizarre cases that come his way. His beat is the apparently sleepy village of Lochdubh in the breathtaking scenery of the Scottish Highlands. Starring Robert Carlyle (The Full Monty, Once Upon a Time, Trainspotting).

Binge-watch all three seasons of Hamish MacBeth right now 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! 

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