The Best Shows to Watch this October on WETA Passport

Scared you won’t have enough to stream this spooky season?  WETA Passport and the free PBS App is here to save the day!  Three riveting dramas are returning with fresh seasons to binge-watch, from the waters of Glasgow with DI Annika Strandhed to seaside Portofino in the Roaring 20s and the European theatre of World War II.  The drama continues with a brand-new series about a woman’s quest to unravel her history and find her lost family.  Plus, stream the latest from Ken Burns and WETA, and the return of a celebrated documentary series that reveals the beauty and power of today’s Indigenous world.  Get ready for a thrilling October with WETA Passport and the free PBS App's captivating lineup!


Annika, Season 2

Season 2 Official Preview

1m 30s

It's almost time to wade back into the murky world of Annika, starring Nicola Walker! Annika dives into more intriguing murders that wash up in Scotland’s waters.

Binge-watch the new season starting October 15 at 10 PM with WETA Passport!


Hotel Portofino, Season 2


53m 40s

Set in the breathtakingly beautiful Italian seaside town of Portofino during the "Roaring 20s," Season 2 begins in the summer of 1927 as Bella Ainsworth is still devoting all her energy into making Hotel Portofino a success.

Binge-watch this exciting new season starting October 15 at 8 PM with WETA Passport!


World on Fire, Season 2



In brand-new Season 2, viewers will taken from the war-torn streets of Britain deep into Nazi Germany, the resistance within occupied France, and the brutal sands of the North African desert.

Binge-watch this dramatic new season starting October 15 at 9 PM with WETA Passport!


The American Buffalo

Official Trailer


The American Buffalo, a new two-part, four-hour series, takes viewers on a journey through more than 10,000 years of North American history and across some of the continent’s most iconic landscapes, tracing the animal’s evolution, significance to the Great Plains, near demise, and relationship to the Indigenous People of North America.

Watch this thought-provoking documentary starting October 16 at 8 PM with WETA Passport and on the free PBS App!


Little Bird



Canadian drama Little Bird follows a First Nations woman’s journey as she seeks the birth family and Indigenous identity she was torn from under a 1960s government policy.

Get early access to this moving drama starting October 12 with WETA Passport!


Native America, Season 2

Native America Season 2 | Extended Trailer

2m 47s

Season 2 of Native America is a groundbreaking portrait of contemporary Indian Country. Building on the success of the first season, this four-part Native directed series reveals the beauty and power of today’s Indigenous world. Smashing stereotypes, it follows the brilliant engineers, bold politicians, and cutting-edge artists who draw upon Native tradition to build a better 21st century.

Watch groundbreaking new series starting October 24 at 9 PM with WETA Passport and on the free PBS App!


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