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Misty Copeland | Credit: Courtesy of Urban Romances, Inc
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Ballerina’s Tale

An intimate look at the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

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Front Row Washington: Alexander Melnikov
Classical WETA
Monday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Front Row Washington: Alexander Melnikov

Pianist Alexander Melnikov performs music by Schubert, Brahms and Shostakovich, in a recital recorded February 8th, 2015 at the Phillips Collection Sunday Concerts.

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Arthur
Kids
WETA Kids

Arthur

Arthur follows the adventures and misadventures of 8-year-old Arthur Read (an aardvark), his little sister D.W., and his friends and family. 

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Antiques Roadshow
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.

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Pie in the Sky
WETA UK
Mondays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Pie in the Sky

A retired police detective tries to succeed in the restaurant business, but is constantly still being called upon to solve mysterious crimes.

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MAGGIE SMITH as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham | Credit: Courtesy of Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE
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Downton Abbey Recaps

Need to talk about the latest episode of Downton Abbey? Our Telly Visions blog has you covered! Stop by for our Season 6 episode recaps, catch up on moments you missed, and share your thoughts with other fans.

Season 6 recaps →
Independent Lens: The Black Panthers | Courtesy of Stephen Shames

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

Scene from Mercy Street

Is the show true to history?

Bassoonist Sandra Bailey, 18, from Atlanta, GA, performs "I. Allegro con moto" from Sonatine by Alexandre Tansman

Hear the next generation of classical champions!

MAGGIE SMITH as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham | Credit: Courtesy of Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE

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Fun Places in DC

Credit: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for taking children on daytime adventures. 

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Community Calendar

WETA Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Looking for something to do around town? Want to get the word out about your group's event? Check out our calendar!

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Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

ReadingRockets.org looks at how young children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help. 

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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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Ready to Learn

Ready To Learn

Ready to Learn

WETA Kids' Ready To Learn program offers free literacy workshops, conducted in English and Spanish, throughout the area.

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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

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Ken Burns Partnership

Ken Burns

Ken Burns Partnership

For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.

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WETA History

WETA History Timeline

Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.

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Arlington History Videos

Arlington Historical Society Presents

Arlington History Videos

WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.

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What's on Now

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Classical WETA

Antonín Dvorák

Symphony #4 in D Minor, Op. 13: IV. Finale. Allegro con brio

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VivaLaVoce

Nicola Porpora

Cantata #8. Recitative and aria. "Or che una numbe ingrata...Senza il misero piacer" (Now that a cruel cloud...Without the miserable pleasure)

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1971
Howard University wins the NCAA men's soccer championship and becomes the first team from a historically black institution to win a major college championship.
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WETA UK

Our UK channel offers the best of British television 24 hours a day! 

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