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This spring there are lots of new shows and series to look forward to from PBS and other partners! Whether you’re looking for something on the lighter side, thrilling mysteries, compelling dramas or moving true stories, look no further than PBS North starting weekends in April!


Packed to the Rafters

7pm starting April 3 on PBS North

Stream Weekly Episodes on the PBS Video App

This drama-comedy turns a microscope on the lives of would-be "empty-nesters" Dave and Julie Rafter after their adult children move back in with them. 

Seaside Hotel 

8pm starting April 10 on PBS North

Stream with WDSE Passport 

At Andersen’s Seaside Hotel, meet the chambermaid Fie, the merchant's daughter Amanda, and the local fisherman Morten, whose fates are intertwined as they seek to emancipate themselves from the plans other people have made on their behalf. In Danish with English subtitles. 


9pm on PBS North

Stream Weekly Episodes on the PBS Video App

Set against the hauntingly beautiful landscape, Shetland follows DI Jimmy Perez and his team as they investigate complex crimes within a close-knit island community.


No Second Chance

3pm starting April 11 on PBS North

In this French thriller, Dr. Alice Lambert wakes up in a hospital after eight days in a coma, she finds that her life has taken a drastic turn. She has been shot, her husband killed and her daughter, Tara, abducted. The abductors are asking for one million euros in exchange for her baby with one rule: no police involvement. 

My Grandparents’ War

7pm on PBS North

Stream after the premiere on the PBS Video app or at pbs.org  

This series showcases leading Hollywood actors exploring their family’s past by retracing the footsteps of their grandparents during World War II.  

Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece

8pm on PBS North

Stream the full series the night of the premiere with WDSE Passport 

A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an epic drama based on the World War II relationship of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha. 

The Victim

9pm on PBS North

Stream Weekly Episodes on the PBS Video App

In the thrilling series, Anna Dean is accused of leaking her son's murderer's new identity online and conspiring to have him killed. Hard-working family man Craig Myers must try and prove his innocence, or is he really the man who killed her son 15 years ago? 

Photo credits: MY GRANDPARENTS' WAR Carey Mulligan, Courtesy of Wild Pictures. ATLANTIC CROSSING ON MASTERPIECE Crown Princess Martha and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Courtesy of Julie Vrabelova