Is ‘Call the Midwife’ new tonight? What to expect in season 6

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Sad news for all fans of “Call the Midwife” out there in America: After a really fantastic fifth season, we’re now at the end. We wish that the fifth season did not end up with the loss of a character in Evangelina, but ultimately this is one of those situations where it is, alas, precisely what it is.

So when can you expect the sixth season of the show to premiere? It all starts on Christmas Day. The special will air on the BBC on that particular day, and most likely at some point in December on PBS.

As for the sixth season proper, there are still some questions when it comes to when it could return. Our guess will be that it will once again be back on BBC One in late January, given that this is when it has begun for many years. If “Sherlock” season 4 starts early in January, it will likely not begin until it is over. As for on PBS, it’ll be interesting since there is no longer “Downton Abbey” to anchor the first two months of the year. Could the network move up the American airing of these episodes? It’s something that we’ll have some sort of update on later this year.

As for what to expect, here are a pair of teases for the future if you haven’t seen them already:

1. The Christmas Special is on the move – Specifically, we’re going to see the show head to South Africa!

2. Miranda Hart will return – After being largely absent the past two seasons, Chummy will have a much larger role.

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