The Best Shows to Watch this November with WETA Passport

November is here – the leaves are falling, the weather is getting colder and there are so many new series coming to WETA Passport for you to stream all month long!  For local pride, new episodes of beloved DC area quiz show It’s Academic premiere every Saturday.  And there’s no shortage of international programming this month!  Binge-watch both classics and new favorites, from mysteries like Murder They Hope, River and Astrid to dramas like Lovejoy and The Mayor of Casterbridge.  So, get cozy and dive into everything that WETA Passport has to offer this month!


It's Academic

Washington-Liberty, Herndon and W.T. Woodson

26m 46s

It’s Academic showcases the best and brightest high school students from around the Washington Metro area competing head-to-head in a quiz show format hosted by Hillary Howard.

Get your thinking caps on and stream a new episode every Saturday at 10 AM with WETA Passport!


Murder They Hope

Murder They Hope Image

Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson return to our screens as Terry and Gemma who, having decided to quit the coach tour game are trying, and failing, to become private investigators. We follow Terry and Gemma battling obsessive figurine collectors, pasty poisoners, and a serial killer only Terry can catch. Big crimes, big laughs, woefully inadequate investigative ability.

Binge-watch Season 1 now with WETA Passport!



Episode #1

57m 59s

River is as tender and witty as it is unsettling and brutal. Adrift in a London full of other exiled souls, River’s own isolation helps him connect with the troubled victims who crash into his world, and to see the truth in ways his colleagues are drawn to admire and question.

Binge-watch this six-part drama series now with WETA Passport!





Astrid Nielsen works in the library of the judicial police. She has Asperger's syndrome. With an incredible memory she excels at analyzing files of ongoing investigations. The district commander decides to use it to the fullest, entrusting her with very complex investigations which have remained unsolved to date. From Walter Presents, in French with English subtitles.

Binge-watch all nine episodes of this foreign language drama now with WETA Passport!



The Firefly Cage

54m 12s

In the secretive, sometimes shadowy world of English antiques, there's no one quite like Lovejoy, a loveable rogue and antiques dealer with a talent for spotting hidden treasures. If there's a bargain to be had, Lovejoy will sense it. If there's a deal going down, Lovejoy will want a piece of the action. And if you're a victim of deception, injustice and deceit, Lovejoy will see you right.

Binge-watch Season 1 now with WETA Passport!


The Mayor of Casterbridge

Episode 1

1h 37m

A lavish period drama based on Thomas Hardy's classic tale of a man who sells his wife and child at a market and begins a new life of wealth and respect as the Mayor of Casterbridge. However, his past returns to haunt him when he is reunited with his family, with unexpected consequences.

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