The Best Shows to Watch this May on WETA Passport
This May, there are so many new programs for you to stream with WETA Passport! Binge-watch Masterpiece’s newest hit Tom Jones right now and then definitely don’t miss two new highly anticipated series, heartwarming drama Marriage and thriller Our House. Then check out a powerful new documentary series that shares unheard testimonies from all sides of the conflict in Northern Ireland and, in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, stream celebrated WETA production Asian Americans. Plus, with WETA Passport, you’ll have the best seat in the house for the Coronation of King Charles III and WETA’s beloved National Memorial Day Concert!
Masterpiece has a new hit period drama—Tom Jones! Two lovers follow their hearts in a new adaptation of Henry Fielding's novel starring Solly McLeod (House of the Dragon), Sophie Wilde (You Don't Know Me), and Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso), and adapted by Gwyneth Hughes (Vanity Fair).
Marriage is a warm, sometimes funny, sometimes moving, always revealing look at the need for togetherness and the joy of love in a difficult world. Married couple Ian and Emma negotiate the insecurities, the ambiguities, the hopes and the fears, and the risks and the gifts of a long-term intimate relationship.
Our House tells the story of Fi Lawson, who arrives home one day to find a family of strangers moving into her house – and that her husband Bram has disappeared.
The Coronation of King Charles III
Stream the coronation of King Charles III on May 6 at 2 AM and revisit highlights of the historic event starting that night at 8 PM with WETA Passport.
WETA production, 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.
Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland
From the makers of the Bafta and Emmy award winning documentary Once Upon a Time in Iraq comes a powerful new series. This is the story of the Troubles in Northern Ireland told by the ordinary people whose lives it changed forever. Once Upon a Time in Northern Ireland mixes extraordinary archive footage and intimate, untold testimony to create a unique, multi-generational portrait of a place shaped by over three decades of conflict. With an emphasis on understanding and empathy for all points of view, the series shines a light on communities that had to live with violence on a daily basis—and that are still trying to hold onto a fragile sense of peace today.
National Memorial Day Concert
On the eve of Memorial Day, a star-studded lineup will grace the stage for one of the highest-rated programs on PBS. For over 30 years, this multiple-award-winning WETA production has honored the military service and sacrifice of all our men and women in uniform, their families at home, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
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