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Next week, join Poplar's festive midwives for another wholesome holiday special, explore the friendship between two comedy legends and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!

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With Christmas approaching, the midwives move to their maternity clinic and are delighted when their first patient is a familiar face. Life in Poplar returns to normal after the tragic train crash, and everyone unites for a festive talent show.

Discover the enduring friendship between television personality Dick Cavett and his mentor iconic comedian Groucho Marx. Their relationship is chronicled through interviews with Cavett, archival footage and interviews with George Burns and others.

Ring in the New Year with music that celebrates our nation’s diversity - from folk and rock to opera, country to hip hop, Broadway to bluegrass and beyond. This special performance also reflects on what brings us together as Americans.

Beloved Chicago vocalist and WFMT Radio Network Jazz Network host Dee Alexander entertains and enchants with songs and reminiscences of holidays past. Holiday favorites abound, including “White Christmas,” “Coventry Carol,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and show-stopping renditions of spirituals inspired by Chicago gospel legend Mahalia Jackson. 

On the Thursday, December 22 edition of Georgia Today, warming centers are opening in anticipation of the severe cold weather, South Georgia's getting a new ER and we take a look at the data behind the Georgia midterm election turnout. Listen and subscribe.

Celebrate the holiday season using these free resources from GPB and PBS LearningMedia! Explore the origin stories of Christmas traditions, discover how different artists are inspired by winter holidays and see how math is used to track Santa and his sleigh. 

When we’re little kids, this time of year can produce precious memories that will last our entire lives. Then we grow up and life gets more complicated. But there’s great value in savoring those old memories. Salvation South editor Chuck Reece tells us why in this week’s commentary.

Are you looking for one place to get the latest news from top-notch journalists from across the state of Georgia in a format that respects both your intelligence and your time? If so, the bi-weekly Georgia Today Newsletter from GPB News is for you. Sign up here and stay informed.

Stream the best of public television on demand this holiday season with GPB Passport, including MASTERPIECE favorites, dramas and mysteries, the Ken Burns Collection, Great Performances, cooking and travel shows and more. Binge full seasons, get early access to new episodes before they air on television and catch up on programs you missed with this powerful donor benefit from GPB!

Enjoy these programs and more on GPB Passport.

Downton Abbey
We just learned from PBS that all six seasons of this hit MASTERPIECE series will continue to be available on Passport for one more year. Binge every episode to your heart’s content!

Call the Midwife
Stream this moving and intimate insight into the colorful world of midwifery that has become a PBS favorite. The new holiday special begins streaming on December 25th at 8 pm.

Under Suspicion
This murder mystery is full of family secrets, intrigue and obsession, as the police battle to solve a dark and puzzling case. From Walter Presents, in Spanish with English subtitles.

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