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Written by: Sydney Sauer
Date: October 27, 2021

The British drama Land Girls comes to WOSU Passport on November 27.

With WOSU Passport, each new month brings a fresh selection of public media shows to your screen. This November, a new roster of cooking shows, dramas, historical documentaries and more will become available to Passport members. The list features year-round favorites, including several binge-worthy international dramas and biographies of celebrities like Leonard Nimoy and Bob Ross, as well as seasonal titles commemorating Veterans Day and Native American Heritage Month. 

The following shows are included with WOSU Passport, an expansive catalogue of local, national, and international public media favorites. Join today for access to dozens of existing titles and new shows every month. With the PBS Video App, you can stream Passport on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire Stick, Google Chromecast and Android TV, or use the WOSU mobile app to watch right from your phone. Become a member today to get started! 

Dramas

Broadchurch
Available November 27

The hit crime thriller series is coming to WOSU Passport. Starring Academy Award®-winning Olivia Colman and Emmy Award®-winning David Tennant, Broadchurch, takes place in a seemingly calm and friendly seaside town that becomes wrapped in secrets when the death of an 11-year-old boy sparks an unwanted media frenzy. As the town’s locals start to open up about what they do and don’t know, it falls upon the police to catch the killer.

Royal Flying Doctor Service
Available November 11

Follow the lives of Royal Flying Doctors Service workers in this Australian television drama. The series journeys through Australia’s vast, sparsely inhabited center as doctors, nurses and pilots fight to provide medical care to the people who live there. Plus, they tackle some personal challenges of their own.

Thou Shalt Not Kill: Season 3
Available November 18

Binge the new 12-episode season of this Italian drama with English subtitles. Set in Turin, Italy, the show follows Detective Valeria Ferro as she investigates the sentimental ecosystems struck by the trauma of crime while trying to piece together the mystery surrounding the death of her father. Catch up with first two seasons now on WOSU Passport.

Land Girls: Seasons 1-3 
Available November 27

As men fought on the battlefields, women from all walks of life worked the farms that fed the nation. In this series, follow the lives, loves, highs and lows of members of the Women’s Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II. Binge the entire series, consisting of three seasons and 13 episodes, exclusively on WOSU Passport.

Cooking

Jamie Oliver Together
Available November 6

The dining table is the new restaurant, and chef Jamie Oliver will help your home cooking meet the challenge. This four-part series is the ultimate guide to bringing people together over delicious and achievable food.

America’s Test Kitchen: 20th Anniversary Special
Available November 24

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the most-watched cooking show on public television, the cast of America’s Test Kitchen is counting down the show’s top 20 recipes of all time. Discover delicious recipes that have made the show a fan favorite for over 500 episodes, and learn more about the cast that makes it happen. Plus, enjoy touching fan-submitted videos.

America’s Test Kitchen: Home For the Holidays 
Available November 24

As if the 20th-anniversary edition wasn’t enough, America’s Test Kitchen has graced our televisions with another mouth-watering special. The hour-long program features five of the test kitchen’s favorite holiday recipes, including new twists on classic holiday fare like Turkey En Cocotte and Beef Tenderloin.

Sara’s Weeknight Meals: Seasons 6-9
Available November 23

Since 2008, Sara’s Weeknight Meals has been about the thing that matters most–tasty home-cooked meals, eaten with family and cooked with love. Hosted by Chef Sara Moulton, this fast-paced, informative half-hour program will help you get quick, delicious meals on the table every night of the week.

Music

Eliades Ochoa: Live At La Cases De La Trova 
Available November 24

Recorded live at the famous La Casa de La Trova in Santiago de Cuba, this special showcases the musicianship of Eliades Ochoa and his group, Cuarteto Patria. The program invites viewers inside the cherished music venue for an intimate and celebratory musical experience, including performances of songs made famous by The Buena Vista Social Club.

History

Remembering Leonard Nimoy 
Available November 24

Take a journey into the personal life of Leonard Nimoy, the prolific actor and director best known for his role as Spock in Star Trek. The film looks at his early career in Hollywood and his break-out role on the popular sci-fi series. It also offers a glimpse into his last years, when he helped raise awareness about COPD, the lung disease that eventually took his life.

Culture

The Bob Ross Experience 
Available November 20

From 1983 to 1988, Bob Ross filmed The Joy of Painting in a makeshift studio near Ball State University. This hour-long program documents the transformation of his original studio, the L.L. Ball home, into an intimate museum experience designed for those he inspired.

Born To Explore with Richard Wiese: Seasons 2 and 3 
Available November 22

A modern-day Indiana Jones, host Richard Wiese takes viewers around the world in search of adventure, wildlife and cultures untouched by modern civilization. Whether spending a day in the life of Indian elephants or exploring the wilds of Canada, Richard seeks the answers to humanity’s deepest questions.

A Craftsman’s Legacy: Season 4 
Available November 22

Join host Eric Gorges as he combs the country to meet and learn from America’s finest craftsmen, documenting what it means to be a modern-day maker. In season 4, discover the arts of glassblowing, tool chest making and more.

Great Scenic Railway Journeys 
Available November 22

The 1830 introduction of the steam engine blazed a trail linking the East Coast to the West, transforming the United States and Canada into industrial powerhouses. Today, however, only a handful of steam engines remain operational. In this series, take a gorgeous trip through the country by rail and explore the steam engines that have been painstakingly and lovingly preserved by a dedicated army of American and Canadian volunteers. 

In The Americas with David Yetman: Seasons 8 and 9 
Available November 23

Hosted by social scientist and researcher David Yetman, In The Americas explores the landscapes, peoples and history of North and South America. From the coldest towns in Canada to the tropical islands of the Caribbean, journey through the most beautiful, mystical and unique regions of the Americas. 

Passion Italy: Seasons 1 and 2 
Available November 24

See Italy through the passions of its people in this travelogue series. Host Alessandra Poli lays out authentic, inexpensive Italian adventures for travelers who want to experience the spirit of the true Italian artist–those who live to create and put quality and pride before profit and fame.

Weekends with Yankee: Season 3 
Available November 24

From foraging for edible invasive plants in Connecticut to whitewater rafting on the wild Kennebec River in Maine, explorer Richard Wiese unearths the sights, sounds and tastes of all six New England states. Plus, Yankee magazine senior food editor Amy Traverso shares the recipes, local flavors and sense of community that make up the fabric of the region’s food and dining scene.

Native American Heritage Month

Searching For Sequoyah 
Available November 1

Searching for Sequoyah spans two countries and three Cherokee nations to explore Sequoyah’s life and mysterious death. Chronicling his travels from east to west, the program recounts his final journey to Mexico where the aging Cherokee man hoped to reunite the “Mexican Cherokee” with the Cherokee nation after their removal to Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma.

Skindigenous: Seasons 1 and 2
Available November 15

Examine the art of tattooing as practiced by Indigenous peoples around the world. Each episode of this docuseries dives into a unique Indigenous culture to discover the tools, techniques, symbols and traditions that shape their tattooing art.

Science

Big Dreams in Umatilla
Available November 4

Follow a robotics team that united a town and taught its young residents to reach for the stars. This hour-long documentary follows the Umatilla robotics team through its 2016 season, highlighting the team’s inspiring fight to overcome obstacles and chase their dreams.

Wild Shetland: Scotland’s Viking Frontier 
Available November 1

Narrated by actor Ewan McGregor, this memorable wildlife special will leave viewers mesmerized by the breathtaking scenery of these islands. Dive into Scotland’s spectacular frontier scenery and enjoy underwater diving gannets, rarely seen storm petrels, native wildlife like otters and puffins, and much more. 

Veteran’s Day

D-Day at Pointe-Du-Hoc
Available Now

Witness the remarkable story of the U.S. Army’s 2nd Ranger battalion, whose soldiers scaled the 100-foot cliffs of Pointe-du-Hoc in Normandy on June 6, 1944.

Eagles of Mercy 
Available November 8

On June 6, 1944, two young American medics parachuted into France and became trapped in the small village of Angoville-au-Plain. Medics Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore of the 101st Airborne “Screaming Eagles” recount their time in the military, including the rigors of basic training, parachuting into Normandy, surviving German antiaircraft artillery and carrying on their life-saving work.

Leaving Soon

The Durrells in Corfu: Season 2
Leaving November 18

In this adaptation of Gerald Durrell’s book My Family and Other Animals, an intrepid widow moves away from England to raise her four children on a Greek island. Follow the dramatized life of Durrell and his siblings as they grow up in a new land. 

Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars
Leaving November 23

Follow along as free-spirited Anne Shirley turns 13 and faces the complex issues of teenage life. Her classic journey, fraught with confusion and some unfortunate mishaps, offers an amusing yet insightful glimpse into growing up. 

Whether you’re eagerly awaiting a new series or trying to catch an existing title before it’s gone, get access to all these shows and more with a WOSU Passport membership. Becoming a member not only gives you access to fantastic shows and movies on a wide variety of devices, but it also helps your local public media station continue to make great programs.