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Next week, we’ll follow along on a delightful road trip through Scotland, travel the globe in search of wild dogs and much more. Take a look at what’s coming up!

Miriam Margolyes (Call The Midwife; Harry Potter) and Alan Cumming (Masterpiece Mystery; The Good Wife) get cozy traveling in a mobile home, mixing wit and memories as they return to their Scottish roots. This charming series is part rediscovery, part revelation, and a total laugh riot, as the two beloved actors embark on a mission to uncover the country of their youth.

Beyond sending more than a dozen players to the NFL, Pahokee, a rural town on the banks of Lake Okeechobe, possesses a legacy of resilience and achievement in the face of great storms and personal trauma.

Henry Louis Gates uses DNA detective work to solve family mysteries for actor Joe Manganiello and football star Tony Gonzalez - uncovering close relatives whose names they’ve never heard and compelling each man to rethink his own identity. You’re invited to join us on Wednesday, February 8 for Finding Your Roots: Genealogy and the Next Generation, a virtual conversation about family trees and the diverse ways they came to be. Click here to learn more.

Travel the globe and uncover the secrets of the most successful carnivores on the planet: wild dogs. From recognizable foxes and wolves to the lesser-known ones like the Japanese raccoon dog, canids have conquered every continent except Antarctica.

A visionary astronomer in West Africa attempts a high-stakes observation of a distant asteroid vital to a NASA mission. From prehistoric ruins to Islamic skywatchers, explore the heritage and future of African astronomy.

This week on the Georgia Today podcast, Georgia lawmakers also are trying to once again legalize online sports betting. What are the odds of passage? Also, learn what's in the Georgia House budget proposal and more. Listen and Subscribe.

A memorial service will be held Saturday in Athens, Georgia for William Orten Carlton, who was born, raised, and lived his entire life in that college town. In many ways, this man - known to most people simply as “Ort” - was the glue that held Athens together. Salvation South editor Chuck Reece has this remembrance

Black History Month is celebrated each year in the United States during the month of February to coincide with the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln on February 12 and Frederick Douglass on February 14. GPB Education has gathered resources to help teach students about the significant events and people in African-American history in the United States. Click here.

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 Georgia Today Newsletter from GPB News is for you. Sign up here and stay informed.

The Moth's StorySlam open-mic storytelling competitions are open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night’s theme. Come tell a story, or just enjoy the show! Learn more.

Stream the best of public television whenever and wherever you want with GPB Passport! Binge full seasons, watch new episodes before they air on GPB, catch up on shows you missed and discover more PBS programs to love with this donor benefit from GPB. Enjoy these programs and more:
 

The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song
This series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the 400-year-old history of the black church in America.

All Creatures Great and Small
GPB Passport gives you early access to all episodes of Season 3 of this heart-warming MASTERPIECE series, even before they air on television. The first two seasons are also available for catch-up watching.

Finding Your Roots | Hidden Kin
Actors Edward Norton and Julia Roberts discover their hidden connections to our nation’s history and each other. Stream this episode and more with GPB Passport. 

Click here to learn more or activate your GPB Passport account and start streaming today!

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