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05/02/2018

New Programs Added to SCETV Passport

By Natalyn Klump

A Child in Time

 

Even more of your favorite shows and episodes have been added to SCETV Passport, an ETV Endowment member benefit providing you with extended access to a rich library of public television programming.

Jamestown comes from the creators of Downton Abbey to SCETV Passport members. This new dramatic series follows the lives of three courageous, dynamic women who decide to leave their dark pasts behind in England, and make the journey of a lifetime across the ocean for a new life in 17th Century America. 
Watch all eight episodes now!

Civilizations
Civilizations reveals the role art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity, and introduces viewers to works of beauty, ingenuity and illumination across cultures. It surveys the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. All nine episodes are currently available for streaming.  

In Their Own Words
Watch this unique and stylish biography series that explores an elite few of the 20th century’s greatest figures. Each chapter in these artfully crafted episodes is inspired by some of the most memorable words spoken by these world icons. In Their Own Words sheds light on key moments in their lives, illuminating their fascinating personalities and spotlighting their profound cultural and historical significance.
Muhammad Ali
Jim Henson
Queen Elizabeth

Tales from the Royal Bedchamber
Host Lucy Worsley gets into bed with Britain’s past monarchs to uncover the secrets and history of the royal bedchamber. She explores the royal bedchamber's role in the public sphere.

Plants Behaving Badly: Murder & Mayhem
Recently scientists have shown that many more plants are carnivorous than we ever thought. Welcome to the world of killer tomatoes and murderous potatoes. But even the more obvious carnivorous plants — sundews, flytraps and pitchers — are revealing new behavior. Carnivorous plants have featured in many sci-fi films over the years, but the reality turns out to be far stranger than the fiction.

Dead Reckoning
The three-hour series follows war crimes investigators and prosecutors as they pursue some of the most notorious war criminals. The tactics that emerged from those pursuits now inform the effort to expose, prosecute and punish present day human rights violators whose depredations have left millions dead and displaced.
The General’s Ghost
The Blind Eye
In Our Time

Royal Wives at War
A revealing new look at the abdication crisis of 1936 through the eyes of the two women at its very heart. In a series of dramatized monologues set in 1967, Elizabeth the Queen Mother and Wallis Simpson look back at the dramatic events, which led to the British King, Edward VIII, giving up the throne for the woman he loved.

Masterpiece | The Child in Time
The Child in Time is a lyrical and heart-breaking exploration of love, loss and the power of things unseen. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Stephen Lewis, a successful writer of children's books, who is confronted with the unthinkable: the loss of a child.

Nature | Forest of the Lynx
Austria’s Kalkalpen National Park is the largest tract of wilderness in the Alps, but it wasn’t always that way. The park was once the site of major logging and mining operations, but those activities ceased more than two decades ago. Three years in the making, Forest of the Lynx chronicles life in this remote wilderness and the complex partnerships among plants, insects, animals and trees.

WWII Mega Weapons: The Tunnels of Okinawa
The tide of war in the Pacific has now fully turned against the Imperial Japanese forces. In a fierce and brutal island hopping campaign, the Americans are winning battle after battle, rapidly gaining ground in their ultimate goal of invading mainland Japan. However, the Japanese decide that the island of Okinawa will be their last bastion of defense.

Masterpiece | Unforgotten
Cassie and Sunny confront a skeleton buried in a cellar. Is it ancient or more recent? Moldering clues tell them it’s a forty-year-old murder and identify suspects Father Rob, Lizzie, Sir Phillip and Eric.

Masterpiece | Unforgotten Ep. 2
Cassie and Sunny dig deeper into Jimmy’s murder, which involved torture. Father Rob remembers Jimmy fondly, so does Eric. Questioned about past gangland ties, Sir Phillip refuses to cooperate.

WWII Mega Weapons | Battleship Yamato
In 1934 the Japanese begin designing The Yamato, the most powerful battleship in history. Constructed in absolute secrecy, the Japanese go to extraordinary lengths to ensure no detail is revealed.

Great British Baking Show | Easter Masterclass
Celebrate Easter with Paul and Mary.

SCETV Passport is available as an additional benefit to ETV Endowment members at the $75 or higher annual giving level, or with a Sustaining Star membership of at least $6.25 a month. If you’re already an ETV Endowment member and would like assistance in accessing your SCETV Passport, please contact passport@etvendowment.org or 1-877-253-2092.    

Not an ETV Endowment member? Become one today with a $75 or higher annual giving level, or with a Sustaining Star membership of at least $6.25 a month, to enjoy all SCETV Passport has to offer. Please contact the ETV Endowment at passport@etvendowment.org or 1-877-253-2092 for more information.