What to Watch in THIRTEEN Passport: September

Christina Knight | September 21, 2017

173rd Airborne Brigade paratrooper after an early morning firefight. July 14, 1966. From “The Vietnam War.” Courtesy of AP/John Nance.

The member benefit THIRTEEN Passport is a particularly smart way to watch new PBS programming this September and fall. The gripping 18-hour documentary The Vietnam War is available to watch on your own schedule, as is the new season of the Masterpiece drama Poldark, which will be made available all at once on October 1, the premiere date of Season 3.

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The Vietnam War

The reviews are in: America’s top critics are unanimous in their praise for The Vietnam War, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series. While episodes are broadcast Sunday through Thursday at 8 and 9:30pm through September 28, members who have activated THIRTEEN Passport have had access to the entire 10 episodes since September 17. This epic series is available to stream through December 31, 2017.  Choose from four streaming options: English broadcast versionEnglish explicit language version (not edited for TV; adult language), Spanish-language version, and a Vietnamese version with subtitles.

Coming Soon: Poldark Season 3

Ross and Demelza Poldark return in Masterpiece’s Poldark, Season 3 on Sunday, October 1 at 9pm! Famine, a secret marriage proposal, and the French Revolution spark conflict in Cornwall, while an old foe threatens to crush the Poldarks. At the same time as the broadcast premiere, all eight episodes of Season 3 will be available for THIRTEEN Passport members to watch online or stream via Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV and mobile through THIRTEEN Explore. You can catch up with Poldark Seasons 1 and 2 in Passport now.


Rome from above

Visions: The Great Cities of Europe. From the air we see the majestic architecture of Vienna, the incomparable coastline of the Cote d’Azur, the timeless monuments of Rome, and a Mary Poppins’ view of foggy London.

All 18 episodes are now available in Visions, a traveler’s dream and visual itinerary through breathtaking countries, regions and cities. Aerial cameras soar past iconic landmarks, famous cities and bucolic terrain, capturing views and panoramas like no other program or tour. Newly available are the episodes The Great Cities of Europe, The Riviera, Provence, Israel, Greece and more. Watch episodes now.

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Great Performances | Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert

American opera star Renée Fleming is special guest at the annual Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert on Great Performances. Christoph Eschenbach conducts a varied program of works from “Sleeping Beauty” to “Hansel and Gretel” to “Harry Potter.” Watch now.

The David Rubenstein Show: Peer to Peer Conversations | Jamie Dimon

Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (r) and David Rubenstein, co-founder and co-CEO of the Carlyle Group LP (l) lat an Economic Club of Washington luncheon conversation. Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Renowned financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein interviews JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon. Dimon tells Rubenstein about his experience building a great company only to be fired, how he views the leader’s role in running an organization, his contributions to society, and why America has it better than many people think. Watch this episode and others now.

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Endeavour – Masterpiece

Shaun Evans charms audiences with his portrayal of the cerebral and solitary Detective Constable in this prequel series to Inspector Morse. Season 4 is streaming now in its entirety. If you’re behind, you can also watch Seasons 2 and 3 in Passport. Watch episodes now.

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The Durrells in Corfu

Keeley Hawes stars as a widow who transplants her four unruly children from Britain to sun-drenched Corfu, Greece, in 1935. Catch up on the first six episodes before Season 2 begins October 15 at 8pm on THIRTEEN. Watch all Durrells in Corfu Season 1 episodes now.

Ways to Watch THIRTEEN Passport Programs

THIRTEEN Passport allows you to watch even more episodes of your favorite shows, including full seasons of many current and past series. To browse Passport videos and access FAQs, see our THIRTEEN Passport page. Passport is available on THIRTEEN.org and through our free THIRTEEN Explore app, which is available on ROKU and Fire TV.

If you use ROKU, here are instructions on how to pair THIRTEEN Passport on your ROKU device.

Fire TV users can watch all our content and THIRTEEN Passport programs on the new THIRTEEN Explore for Amazon’s Fire TV.

THIRTEEN Explore is a free app you can download to view content on both Apple and Android mobile devices.