Downton Abbey is returning to GPB! Rachel Buchman and Kirk Cooper will be tuning in weekly to share their perspectives as a die-hard fan (Rachel) and someone who gave up on Downton very early on (Kirk).
Next week, join us as we celebrate a music legend, groove to 50 years of funk and enjoy a powerhouse performance by an icon who's simply the best.
We've got spirit (yes, we do), and next week we'll get into it with Georgia's best cheerleaders. We'll also take a look back at a groundbreaking public television series from the '60s and visit the Red Planet with NOVA and the Perseverance Rover.
To borrow from "The Black Church's" subtitle, Georgia, this is very much your story. This is your song.
Next week on GPB, we'll hear the story of a legendary performance and the groundbreaking performer behind it, and trace the history of African American Christians from Africa to the new world.
Next week, explore the life and legacy of a civil rights icon, see the impact COVID is having on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and roam the wild frontier of Texas.
Next week, Andrea Levy's award-winning novel The Long Song hits the small screen and our Masterpiece lineup, ladies working 9 to 5 have had enough, and NOVA goes even further in the hunt for the tiny things that make everything.
Next week, GPB goes inside the world of legendary crime author Agatha Christie, undercover in a nursing home with a PI to find evidence of neglect and more. Take a look below at what’s coming up!
Before dawn Oct. 26, 1960, police dogs roused a then-31-year-old Martin Luther King Jr. awake in a DeKalb County Jail cell. Sherriff’s deputies yelled for him to get up, handcuffed and manacled him by flashlight, and shoved him into the back of a police car. They ignored his pleas for an explanation.
It was 4 a.m. when they drove into the night on a desolate country road. He had no idea if he would live to see the sun rise.
Next week on GPB, we welcome a Victorian PI to the Sunday Masterpiece line-up, learn what freedom feels like from a few American icons and hear what shaped Joe Biden into the man he became.