– Titles include “The Boarding School” Season 2, “Munch” Season 2 and “Solo” –
Arlington, VA – November 29, 2022 – This December, arriving on the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel in Canada comes three new international series from Walter Presents, including the new season of the historical drama “The Boarding School,” the Spanish series that follows Teresa, a woman who flees to a young girls’ finishing school to escape her mysterious past. “Munch,” the French crime drama follows the exceptional female lawyer who defends innocent people who are falsely accused. Faced with a miscarriage of justice, Munch is able to cross all lines, even those of illegality, to prove their innocence. Also arriving on the Channel is the first season of the Italian crime-drama “Solo,” that follows Marco, an undercover cop (code named Solo) who has infiltrated the Italian Mafia in Rome. However his first day on the job proves to be a decisive one for his destiny in the mafia — and as a cop.
The PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel in Canada 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 Canada is CDN $6.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription. Every purchase helps support public television for all.
Information about each of the programs is below:
Walter Presents: The Boarding School, Season 2
Streaming Date: December 9, 2022
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
After spending four months in prison, Teresa is declared innocent of her father’s murder and is released. She meets Ines, a young hustler living on the street and decides to enroll her in the boarding school she teaches at so Ines can get an education. In addition, the boarding school needs funding and Manuela must give into a group of new investors who introduce a new administration with plans of drastically changing the way the school is run.
Walter Presents: Munch, Season 2
Streaming Date: December 23, 2022
Language: French with English Subtitles
The powerhouse lawyer is still as punchy and offbeat as ever and is always ready to defend a good cause – with her very unique methods! In order to help a dad on the run, she may have to take a legal detour, and the new Attorney General isn’t going to let anything slide. It’s hard to motivate her favorite associate Bellanger to come back from New York to help keep an eye on the flock, but she manages to do it. Now, the whole team is back together again and ready to take on the many challenges in the new season. But could Munch be hiding something about her private life?
Walter Presents: Solo
Streaming Date: December 16, 2022
Language: Italian with English Subtitles
Marco is an undercover agent, with the codename “Solo.” He is on a mission to disrupt business for the Mafia-type Calabrian crime families, one of the most powerful organized crime syndicates in the world. He quickly learns that surviving even a single day in the mountainous region of Calabria is not always a certainty in this story of drugs, corruption, deceit and murder.
Other Titles Coming to the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel in Canada in December Include:
Tales from the Royal Wardrobe -12/2
Walter Presents: Love and Sacrifice – 12/2
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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.
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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.