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First Lady and Big Bird for Healthy Kids

First Lady Michelle Obama and Sesame Street's Big Bird teamed up to film two public service announcements encouraging kids to eat healthy and get active. The new PSAs are launched as part of the third anniversary celebration of Let's Move! -- Mrs. Obama's initiative to ensure that all our children grow up healthy and reach their full potential.

Sweet Potato Pie

I’m making a big Thanksgiving dinner again this year and have yet to fully decide on which recipes I’ll be using. I decided to check out the PBS website to see what they’ve got in the way of recipes.

Day of Action

This Thursday, June 21, 2012 marks United Way’s inspirational Day of Action. This is a national strategic effort on the longest day of the year to advance the common good. More than 74,000 individuals participated nationwide last year. To celebrate United Way's 125th anniversary, they have created a list of 125 volunteer opportunities. All that’s left to do is gather a group of friends and pick a few to do.

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 he looked for while casting extras.

Georgia's Most Romantic Places: Win A Trip By Watching The Show

What is your idea of a perfect Valentine’s Day destination? A lake with a view of the sunset? A classic victorian maison? To see these and other romantic spots in the the state of Georgia, tune into GPB on Thursday, February 11 at 8 p.m. for our special “Georgia’s Most Romantic Places”.

The show follows eight couples as they explore breathtaking locales with unique histories that evoke love.

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 American Civil War. While we love watching Josh Radnor’s Dr. Foster and Mary Elizabeth Winstead’s Mary Phinney encounter new adventures each week, it’s impossible not to notice the injured soldiers, doctors, townspeople of Alexandria and other characters they interact with each episode.

Relive The Top Five Anne Of Green Gables Moments During Our Marathon

Many people who enjoyed the book Anne Of Green Gables, the story of an orphan who charmed a whole town, also enjoyed the 1985 miniseries. That is why GPB is doing an Anne Of Green Gables Marathon, Sunday December 6th from 11:30 am-9 pm.

Before we get to the marathon, let’s recap some of our favorite Green Gables moments. (Be sure to tell us your favorite moments in the comments section before you settle in for the marathon!)

The Pilgrims And Other Holiday Programs For Kids Of All Ages

Before you hit the grocery store to gather ingredients for your Thanksgiving feast, there are several shows airing this week about the holiday for kids of all ages worth noting, watching and dvring. We've curated this short list for your convenience. You can also watch many of these shows the day after they air on our GPB Now app on Apple TV.

3 Reasons Why We Love Doc Martin

What is it about Dr. Martin Ellingham’s abrasive bedside manner and particular ways that keeps up coming back to watch his jaw dropping antics? For over a decade, Doc Martin has been a favorite not only of our viewers here at GPB but all over the world.

Give Back On Georgia Gives Day

The holidays are here, which means opportunities to give back to the community.

November 12th is Georgia Gives Day, when people donate to their favorite non-profit organization to give back their communities.

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