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Idaho Public Television Passport Picks

IdahoPTV Staff Picks

Outdoor Idaho, IdahoPTV's series known for showcasing outdoor adventure and Idaho’s scenic wilderness, has occasionally turned its attention to significant environmental and resource issues, winning dozens of ‘Public Affairs’ awards, including Emmys and Edward R. Murrow awards.

Former Host and Executive Producer Bruce Reichert gives his picks for favorite Outdoor Idaho public affairs episodes.

Streaming expert/wizard/guru Veronica Cast knows a few things about IdahoPTV Passport. As her days are filled with all things Passport-related, we thought she might share what’s currently on her streaming (and listening!) list. 

Read on for Veronica's picks for her Top 10 music specials. 

 

Search the dictionary for “book nerd” and you might find IdahoPTV’s writer/editor Greg Likins. The former librarian and bookstore manager gets a bit swoon-y each time PBS airs a new biography about a famous author, especially when it means he learns something new or surprising about the writer’s life. 

Check out Greg’s picks and descriptions of his Top 10 literary biographies currently streaming on IdahoPTV Passport.

Streaming guru Veronica Cast is no stranger to Passport. Working with IdahoPTV's members to assist in their Passport account set up and management, she's seen firsthand the variety and quality content available to stream.

Here are her picks and descriptions of her Top 10 animal and nature programs.

Jay Krajic was a director, editor and chief videographer of Outdoor Idaho for over 15 years. He retired in December 2022 with his last show being ‘In the Shadow of the Bitterroots.’

Check out Jay’s Top Ten episodes selected from his time working with Outdoor Idaho.
 

With over 40 years and hundreds of episodes, how can you pick favorites? 

Former Outdoor IdahoPTV host and producer Bruce Reichert weighs in on his top 10 programs; specifically, episodes that were particularly challenging but well worth the effort. 
 

Seasonal Favorites

Delve into the eerie realm of IdahoPTV Passport's Spooky Program streaming collection, where spine-tingling shows and films await.

Get into the holiday spirit with these festive music specials that are sure to put a jingle in your step. 
 

Add some new programs to your holiday must-watch lineup, including travel shows, stage performances and a documentary on Santa School! 

Scripted Series

With heartwarming dramas, beloved hosts and unforgettable stories, enjoy this collection of programs that have earned their place in the hearts of viewers. 
 

Uncover the enigmatic world of mysteries in this captivating collection of programs. Dive into gripping whodunits, mind-bending puzzles, and thrilling detective stories that will keep you on the edge of your seat. 

Looking for your next tv bingeing obsession? Get ready to lose yourself in a world of riveting storytelling and unforgettable moments with stories in their entireties, all from the comfort of your own screen.

Experience the timeless tales you know and love with IdahoPTV Passport, Journey into the pages of literary masterpieces like Oliver Twist and Les Misérables, brought to life on screen in all their captivating glory.

Give your viewing history a global flair with programs from around the world! From dramas to mysteries in languages from Flemish to French, immerse yourself in these culturally-rich and engaging programs.

Biographies & Documentaries

Uncover the remarkable lives of extraordinary women through IdahoPTV Passport's captivating biography programs. From trailblazers to unsung heroes, these stories inspire and empower.

From visionary leaders to pioneering inventors, explore the extraordinary journeys and enduring legacies in this biographical program collection of notable men in history. 

Step into the world of the British monarchy with this captivating collection of programs. Explore the rich history, pageantry, and legacy of the royal family that has shaped the United Kingdom for centuries.

Experience the power of storytelling with this captivating collection of Ken Burns documentaries. From iconic historical events to intimate portraits of remarkable individuals, these films take you on a compelling journey through time.

Take a front row seat to discover the stories that have shaped America's collective identity and provide invaluable context to the world we live in today.

 

From freedom fighters to codebreakers, meet the remarkable women who blazed a trail and left their footprints throughout history.

 

Science & Nature Programs

Embark on a breathtaking journey through the depths of water, uncovering the hidden treasures and captivating stories that lie beneath the surface with IdahoPTV's Water Features & Creatures programs.

From the birth of stars to the search for distant civilizations, these space programs will ignite your curiosity and transport you to the frontiers of space exploration. 

Elephants, warthogs, and penguins - oh my! Witness breathtaking wildlife documentaries, explore diverse ecosystems, and gain a deeper understanding of the intricate relationships between species. 

Embark on a breathtaking journey through the Earth's most stunning locations and encounter the remarkable creatures that call it home. 

Culture & Home

Experience the magic of music through IdahoPTV Passport's music specials, featuring David Bowie, Tina Turner, Metallica and more. 
 

From the breathtaking landscapes of distant lands to the hidden gems in your own backyard, these travel programs invite you to experience the world like never before.

Indulge your culinary curiosity and ignite your passion for the art of cooking with this delectable selection of cooking programs to unleash your inner chef.
 

Are you looking to stick to your exercise goals, create new ones, or just focus on mind & body? Check out these exercise and wellness programs to help get you started.

Ignite your creativity and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of art and artists with IdahoPTV Passport's captivating streaming programs.
 

Whether they're grand and ornate, functional or innovative, marvel at the incredible feats of design and engineering with this list of top ten architecture programs.