The Best Shows to Watch this October with WETA Passport

October is the time for all things spooky and mysterious…and WETA Passport has everything you need for a month full of suspense!  The newest MASTERPIECE series Magpie Murders is coming to WETA Passport this month, as well as highly anticipated Miss Scarlet & The Duke Season 2! That’s not all: the detective-turned-chef in Pie in the Sky is returning and follow the legendary super-spy who inspired James Bond in Reilly, Ace of Spies (a true story!).  For even more international drama, Rumpole of the Bailey will be at your fingertips to binge-watch and remember to check out THREE installments of new Van der Valk Season 2.  And if thoughts of Halloween candy are making you hungry, new episodes of local WETA production Signature Dish are released every Monday.  Happy spooktacular streaming this month with WETA Passport!


Signature Dish

Preview: Seafood Standouts


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.

Keep up with Seth and his food adventures as new episodes are released every Monday on the free PBS Video App!


Van der Valk

Official Preview


Amsterdam—city of bikes, boats, and bodies. Marc Warren (Beecham House, The Good Wife) stars as steely-eyed cop Piet van der Valk in Van der Valk, an all-new series based on Nicolas Freeling’s legendary crime thrillers. Co-starring are Maimie McCoy (Wallander) as Van der Valk’s right-hand woman, Lucienne Hassell; Luke Allen-Gale (Dominion) as the scruffy sergeant, Brad de Vries; and more!

Binge-watch the first three episodes of Season 2 now with WETA Passport!


Magpie Murders

The Double World of Magpie Murders

5m 32s

Lesley Manville and Tim McMullan star in the TV adaptation of Anthony Horowitz's bestselling novel about a dead mystery author, an incomplete manuscript and suspects galore.

Watch new episodes weekly starting Sunday, October 16 with WETA Passport!


Miss Scarlet & The Duke

Season 2 Official Preview


Kate Phillips stars as Eliza Scarlet who is back in action and more determined than ever as the only female private detective in Victorian London! Stuart Martin plays her childhood friend, professional colleague, and potential love interest, Scotland Yard Detective Inspector William Wellington, a.k.a., The Duke.

Season 2 premieres Sunday, October 16 at 8/7c. Binge-watch with WETA Passport and stream new episodes released weekly on the free PBS Video App!


Pie in the Sky

The Mild Bunch

49m 12s

Henry Crabbe, a reluctant detective with a passion for food gets set to retire and open his own restaurant, Pie in the Sky. However, his supervisor, Chief Constable Fisher, keeps drawing Crabbe back into investigations.

Binge-watch with WETA Passport starting Thursday, October 6!


Reilly, Ace of Spies

An Affair with a Married Woman

1h 19m

This epic miniseries tells the true story of Sidney Reilly, the legendary super-spy who inspired James Bond. Sam Neill stars as the suave Reilly, who spied for Britain against his native Russia in the early 1900s, even plotting to overthrow Lenin. Against a backdrop of international politics and intrigue, the series depicts the life of this flamboyant, ruthless and brilliant spy.

Binge-watch with WETA Passport starting Thursday, October 6!


Rumpole of the Bailey

Rumpole and the Heavy Brigade

53m 6s

In John Mortimer's satirical look at criminal law and the workings of the Old Bailey, Horace Rumpole is a barrister who spouts Wordsworth to himself and is famed among colleagues for his battered hat and general slovenliness. His wife, known as "She who must be obeyed," sometimes thinks Rumpole has been so busy playing parts in courts that he's lost all trace of his own identity.

Binge-watch with WETA Passport starting Thursday, October 20!

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