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Top Five Shows On The GPB Now App

With the launch of the new GPB Now App available on Apple TV and Roku, watching your favorite shows has never been easier. But if you are new to the app and aren't sure what to watch, we have picked out the top five...

February 22, 2017

Win A Poster Signed By The Cast Of Mercy Street!

If you love the new season of Mercy Street, join our giveaway for a free signed poster!

February 3, 2017

An Interview With Mercy Street Extras Casting Director Chad Darnell Part 2

Last week, we introduced you to Mercy Street casting director Chad Darnell, who helped cast dozens of extras for the show. He explained his background in film and television as well as the criteria...

February 8, 2016

An Interview With Mercy Street Extras Casting Director Chad Darnell Part 1

Mercy Street is unlike anything we’ve seen before on PBS. Airing after Downton Abbey, this PBS original drama gives us compelling characters, intriguing storylines, and a new way to look at the...

February 1, 2016

There Is Mercy On Mercy Street

My lifelong obsession with the Civil War began when I was in high school. I would stare for hours at Matthew Brady's battlefield photographs and imagine the life behind them. The smells, the...

January 15, 2016

Civil War-Inspired Educational Resources Launch January 15 To Coincide With Mercy Street Broadcast Premiere

Seven Short-form Webisodes Underscore the Relevance of the Civil War to Today’s Contemporary Issues for Students and EducatorsMercy Street, a new Civil War-era series, is set to air on GPB...

January 14, 2016

Mercy Street And What Else Will Trend In 2016

Welcome to 2016! With a new year comes new trends, ideas and technologies. Thanks to the Washington Post and some other sources, we already have a sense of what will be big this year. And we want to...

January 1, 2016