January 20, 2022

Winter has finally arrived here in southeastern Virginia. As the longer nights and cooler temperatures settle in, we have terrific programming for you to enjoy. In addition to new drama, we also have a new season of Finding Your Roots. Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he takes a fascinating look at genealogy and history. Grab a blanket, get cozy, and enjoy the programs below.

- Heather Mazzoni, Chief Content Officer


Now on to the shows

All Creatures Great and Small

All Creatures Great & Small, Season 2

All Creatures Great and Small returns for a second season of heartwarming and humorous stories based on James Herriot’s beloved bestselling novels about a young vet and his surrogate family in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales of the 1930s. A series so glorious, PBS has just renewed for a third and fourth season! Seven new episodes are available in Passport. Binge Now.




Vienna Blood

Vienna Blood, Season 2

Vienna Blood returns! 1900s Vienna is a hotbed of philosophy, science, and art. Dr. Max Liebermann's extraordinary skills of perception and Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt's determination lead them to some of the city's most mysterious and deadly cases. Binge Now.






Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots, Season 8

For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all. Watch Now.




Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg: A Year to Change the World

This revealing series follows Greta Thunberg as she steps from behind the podium and onto the front lines. Over the course of the three episodes, Greta explores the science as she travels to extraordinary locations across the globe, meeting leading climate scientists, witnessing firsthand the consequences of climate change, and confronting the complexity of what is required to make change happen. Watch Now. 





Mark Your Calendar

Cinema15 Classics

Cinema 15 Classics

A collection of classic movies from the golden age of Hollywood will be added to WHRO Passport in February. This member-exclusive collection includes comedies, dramas, film noir, mysteries, westerns, and a few late-night horror clunkers as well as traditional holiday fare! All are offered commercial-free.






A Little More

Most Streamed in 2021

1. All Creatures Great & Small

2. Grantchester

3. Atlantic Crossing

4. Downton Abbey

5. PBS Newshour

6. Unforgotten


8. Miss Scarlet & the Duke

9. Call the Midwife

10. Hemingway



Past Picks

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