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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.

Celebrate Memorial Day With GPB

Additional contributions by Rosemary Jean-Louis

Memorial Day is the holiday when we remember the fallen military men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. We invite you to pay tribute to them with us by taking a look at our Memorial Day programs on radio, television and online that honor our heroes.

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Take A Look At GPB's Primetime Programing

Primetime is the best time to check out our quality programing on GPB. With support from viewers like you, we are able to bring you your favorite shows as well as brand new programs.

Shows like Georgia Traveler, where you can explore the best places in Georgia for a quick getaway, and the BBC drama Mrs.Bradley Mysteries where in the newest episode, Mrs.Bradley solves a murder in the circus.

Georgia Traveler will on tonight, April 14th at 8 p.m. and then Mrs. Bradley Mysteries at 9 p.m.

Grantchester Comes Back With New Season

With the end of the Downton Abbey era, many are wondering what program will become the new Masterpiece favorite. GPB is bringing back a favorite with a brand new season.

On March 27, Sunday at 10PM, GPB will be airing the season 2 premiere of Grantchester. Reverend Sidney and Inspector Geordie Keating come back to solve mysteries as a mismatched team.

In the season 2 premiere, Sidney is suspected of murder, along with a fellow priest, a photographer and a classmate for the victim. It is up to Gordie to find out who is the culprit.

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!)

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