Arlington, VA – June 21, 2022 – This July, seven new international programs come to the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel in Canada including the new season of “MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!: Grantchester”, which follows everyone’s favorite crime-fighting clergyman. In Season 7, vicar Will Davenport (Tom Brittney), and Geordie Keating (Robson Green), his law-enforcement ally, continue to investigate the suspicious murders taking place in their small hamlet of Grantchester. In the Spanish crime drama from Walter Presents, “I Know Who You Are” a prestigious attorney is accused of murdering his missing niece and must work to clear his name. Other programs coming to the channel from Walter Presents include, “Below the Surface,” Season 2, “The Inside Game,” “The Defence,” Season 3, “Stanley,” and “Hunted.”
The subscription rate for the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel in Canada is CDN $6.99/month with an Amazon Prime or Prime Video subscription.
Information about each of the programs is below:
MASTERPIECE MYSTERY!: Grantchester, Season 7
Streaming Date: July 10, 2022
Genre: Drama, Crime
Although Will lives the life of a clergyman, sometimes he can’t help but fall into more worldly habits as he solves murders in the bucolic village of Granchester. The series picks up in the long hot summer of 1959 with wedding season in full swing in the Cambridgeshire village of Grantchester where once again, Will and Geordie are on alert for suspicious happenings.
Walter Presents: I Know Who You Are
Streaming Date: July 1, 2022
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Language: Spanish with English Subtitles
Set in Barcelona, a prestigious lawyer, Juan Elias suffers amnesia after a terrible car accident and must defend his name after being accused of the death of his missing niece Ana. With the help of his wife, Judge Alicia Castro, Juan tries to reconstruct what happened that night. Ana’s father, Ramón, is convinced Juan murdered Ana and hires a prestigious legal firm to prove Juan’s guilt. Exploring the Spanish legal system, the bonds of love, friendship and family, “I Know Who You Are” will keep viewers guessing to the very end.
Other titles coming to the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel in June:
Walter Presents: Below the Surface, Season 2 – 7/8
Walter Presents: The Inside Game – 7/15
Walter Presents: The Defence, Season 3 – 7/22
Walter Presents: Stanley – 7/29
Walter Presents: Hunted – 7/29
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MASTERPIECE has been setting the standard for exceptional British drama in the US for 50 years and the PBS MASTERPIECE Prime Video Channel continues this legacy and has expanded to include award-winning TV series from around the 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. Funding for MASTERPIECE is provided by Viking and Raymond James with additional support from public television viewers and contributors to The MASTERPIECE Trust. Presented on PBS by GBH Boston, MASTERPIECE is known for recent 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.