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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Vol. 23 premieres May 12th on PBS KIDS
Our House will binge drop May 15th on PBS MASTERPIECE
Marriage will binge drop starting on May 29th on PBS MASTERPIECE
Welcome to PBS Distribution’s (PBSd) inaugural monthly newsletter where you will get all the latest and greatest information on PBS Distribution’s titles across its Prime Video Channels – MASTERPIECE, KIDS, Documentaries, and Living. Each month we will inform you of what is premiering, returning, and available to binge on each of these Prime Video Channels.
This May, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Month with “Ganden a Joyful Land” (May 14th) “Asian Americans,” “AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Mr. Tornado,” “Rising Against Asian Hate: One Day in March” and more on PBS Documentaries. Celebrate all mothers this Mother’s Day (May 14th) with For Sama, a documentary told as a love letter from mother to daughter featuring the astonishing personal story of a young Syrian mothers’ perseverance through the siege of Aleppo – on PBS Documentaries.
PBSd proudly distributes popular drama series from PBS MASTERPIECE and exclusive foreign language content from WALTER PRESENTS for $5.99 a month; trusted and engaging PBS KIDS series that prepare children for success for $4.99 a month; award-winning documentaries that explore a diverse range of topics and take an in-depth look at the people, traditions, and events that mold our world on PBS Documentaries for $3.99 a month; food, travel, and culture series from PBS Living that spark creativity and curiosity for $2.99 a month; and innovative films from independent producers. Click here for more information on the services provided by each PBS Prime Video Channel.
See below for what is coming to the PBS Prime Video Channels this May. For any screener requests, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy!
(Premiering May 15th)
When Fi Lawson arrives home to find strangers moving into her house, she is plunged into terror and confusion. Discovering that her husband, Bram, has disappeared, Fi’s panic rises as she realizes the secrets and lies have only just begun. In this gripping story of intrigue, conspiracy and betrayal, will either survive the chilling truth that there are far worse things you can lose than your house.
(Premiering May 29th)
Marriage is a warm, sometimes funny, sometimes moving, always revealing look at the need for togetherness and the joy of love in a difficult world. Married couple Ian and Emma negotiate the insecurities, the ambiguities, the hopes and the fears, and the risks and the gifts of a long-term intimate relationship.
Don’t forget to continue streaming Marie Antoinette with the final episode airing May 7th and Tom Jones that releases weekly on PBS MASTERPIECE beginning April 30th.
Additional new titles this month – Paradise Season 4 (May 5th), The Wind in the Willows (May 8th), Solo Season 2 (May 12th), Murder in Sweden (May 19th), and Rosy Abate Season 2 (May 26th).
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Vol. 23
(Premiering May 12th)
4-year-old Daniel Tiger invites young viewers ages 2-4 into his world, giving them a kid’s-eye view of his life. The Emmy®-winning animated preschool program models social-emotional strategies and life skills for young children. DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD builds on the beloved PBS series, MISTER ROGERS’ NEIGHBORHOOD.
The Not-Too-Late Show with ElmoSeason 1-2
(Premiering May 19th)
Coming to you from 123 Sesame Street, it’s The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo! Before putting on his jammies at night, Elmo teams up with his trusty sidekick Cookie Monster and their Sesame Street friends to play games with some of the biggest stars in movies, TV and music. Join your favorite 3½-year-old monster as he dusts off his cutest suit to bring his laughter, curiosity and love to your home!
Additional new titles this month – Wild Kratts Vol. 21 (May 26th).
Matter of Mind: My ALS
(Available May 1st)
Three people confront what it means to live with the fatal illness ALS: renowned African-American architect Phil Freelon, heavy-duty mechanic Charlie Wren, and Michelle Stellato, a communications director diagnosed at only 32-years-old. As their stories collide, a picture emerges of the complex choices that people face and the different paths they choose as they live with this disease.
Additional new titles this month – Boblo Boats: A Detroit Ferry Tale (May 1st), Saving the Right Whale (May 3rd), Secrets, Politics, and the Supreme Court (May 9th), Wild Scandinavia (May 10th), Hidden Volcano Abyss (May 10th), Ganden: The Joyful Land (May 13th), Your Brain! (May 17th), The Accused (May 21st), Once Upon a Time in Iraq: Falljuah (May 23rd), and The Big Payback (May 29th).
Celebrity Antiques Road TripSeason 10
(Available May 15th)
Two celebrities hit the road in classic cars for a tour through Great Britain. With antiques experts by their side, they search the local stores for treasures, competing to see who can turn a limited budget into a small fortune. Their adventures take them off the beaten path and allow them to learn about the little-known stories behind some of the greatest events in British history.
Additional new titles this month – Antiques Road Trip Season 23 (May 1st), Antiques Road Trip Season 24 (May 8th), and Lidia Celebrates America: The Flavors That Define Us (May 30th).
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