Titles include “Paradise” Season 3, “The Paris Murders” Season 5, “The Hunt” and “Léo Mattéï – Special Unit” Season 2
Arlington, VA – October 25, 2022 – This November, arriving on the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel comes four new international series from Walter Presents, including the new season of the Italian drama “Paradise” and the French crime-dramas “The Paris Murders” and “Léo Mattéï – Special Unit.” In addition, the Spanish crime-thriller “The Hunt” will also be added to the channel.
The PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel consists of binge-worthy British and international drama series and movies from producers like MASTERPIECE, Walter Presents and other critically acclaimed producers. The subscription rate for the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel is $5.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. Every purchase helps support public television for all.
Information about each program is below:
Walter Presents: Paradise, Season 3
Streaming Date: November 4, 2022
Language: Italian with English Subtitles
The Ladies’ Paradise prepares to reopen amid a swirl of negative press about Mori. Newly promoted to the advertising department, Teresa brainstorms ideas for the store’s opening event while also dealing with the emotional fallout of coming face-to-face with Mori’s ex-wife.
Walter Presents: The Paris Murders, Season 5
Streaming Date: November 11, 2022
Language: French with English Subtitles
After Chloe leaves for NY, the department is reorganized and adds Adele, the new criminologist. Her sensitivity and exceptional talent for profiling make her an asset to the team. Wanting to move forward after her twin sister was murdered by Argos, she throws herself into her new job and devotes herself to raising her nephew. The team becomes more than just work colleagues, they become her family and their support goes beyond the office. But fate seems to be working against her, Argos lurks in the shadows waiting to demand from Adele what he thinks is his due: his son.
Walter Presents: The Hunt
Streaming Date: November 18, 2022
Genre: Crime-Drama, Thriller
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Five years ago, Ana and Lucía, two eleven-year-old girls, disappeared from Monteperdido, a town in the Spanish Pyrenees. After a long and extensive investigation, the case went cold and the small town was scarred by the tragedy.
Suddenly, Ana, one of the missing girls returns. The case is reopened and the police work to find Lucía. However, not wanting to be caught in their lies and their secrets exposed, the people of Monteperdido will not make the search easy for investigators. One thing is clear: the monster is among them and the detectives begin a hunt that will endanger their lives.
Walter Presents: Léo Mattéï Special Unit, Season 2
Streaming Date: November 25, 2022
Language: French with English Subtitles
Commander Léo Mattéï, head of the Paris Juvenile Protection Unit continues to fight against child injustices. A highly trained and deeply compassionate former BAC cop, he is committed to the safety and well-being of at-risk youth and the reuniting of fractured families across the city. When he needs to bend the law for them, he does. Leo Mattei’s fast-paced, emotionally charged investigations explore a vast array of issues faced by kids and their families in today’s world.
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Winner of 83 Primetime Emmys® and 18 Peabody Awards, MASTERPIECE has been essential Sunday night viewing for millions of fans since 1971. Susanne Simpson is the executive producer and Rebecca Eaton is the executive producer-at-large for the series. Series funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking Cruises, Raymond James, The MASTERPIECE Trust, and public television viewers. Produced for PBS by GBH Boston, MASTERPIECE is known for hits such as All Creatures Great and Small, Sherlock, Downton Abbey and Victoria, and beloved classics such as Upstairs Downstairs, Prime Suspect, The Forsyte Saga and Poldark.
About WALTER PRESENTS
Walter Presents launched January 2016 in the U.K. as a video-on-demand service, founded by Jason Thorp, Walter Iuzzolino and Jo McGrath. Dedicated to showcasing award winning foreign language drama, the service is named after its curator, Walter Iuzzolino, a passionate drama fan. In March 2017, Walter Presents launched as an SVOD platform in the U.S., with the New York Times hailing it as a “chic TV boutique with a foreign accent.” Walter Presents launched in Italy September 2018, its first roll-out in mainland Europe, on Discovery’s Nove, Giallo and Dplay channels. In October 2018 Walter Presents partnered with PBS Distribution in the US, to make premium foreign language drama available on PBS Masterpiece on the Amazon Prime Video channel. Additionally, select top-tier titles chosen by PBS are also broadcast on PBS stations and streaming on PBS Passport, a digital member benefit available through local stations. In February 2019 Walter Presents increased its US distribution further launching on Comcast Xfinity X1 and later in June Walter Presents launched on the Roku Channel. In 2019 Walter Presents teamed up with Medialaan to make the service available to Flemish audiences on their newly launched digital channel StreamZ, and also joined forces with S4C to make its dramas available in Welsh. In 2020 we partnered with TVNZ on their VOD service, launched Walter Presents in Russia exclusively on Start, Russia’s fastest growing SVOD platform, and launched our channel on PBS Masterpiece in Canada. In 2021 Walter Presents partnered with Australia’s largest streaming service, Stan, and launched in Latin America with market leader DMD’s streaming service Cindie. From 2022 we will be available on C More in Scandinavia with over 500 hours of content.
About PBS DISTRIBUTION
PBS Distribution is a leading distributor of public media content around the world, reaching audiences through multiple platforms and formats. The company operates five streaming channels —PBS MASTERPIECE, PBS KIDS, PBS LIVING, PBS DOCUMENTARIES, and PBS America (U.K.). Other services include transactional video-on-demand, subscription video-on-demand licensing, physical products on DVD and Blu-ray, theatrical releasing, educational, non-theatrical, inflight, and international program sales and co-productions.
PBS Distribution offers consumers and educators the highest quality factual, scripted, and children’s programming including films from Ken Burns, hit series from MASTERPIECE and foreign language dramas from Walter Presents, entertaining and educational PBS KIDS series, and award-winning documentaries from NOVA, FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, NATURE, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, and many independent producers. For over 10 years, the company has extended the reach of programming beyond broadcast while generating revenue for the public television system, stations, and producers.