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Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever

A 1983 salute to the company on its silver anniversary reunites the Jackson 5, Diana Ross and the Supremes, the Four Tops, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, and the Temptations. Also appearing: Stevie Wonder, Lionel Richie, Martha Reeves, Mary Wells, and Richard Pryor.

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James Jacobs
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Weekend host

James Jacobs

James Jacobs Classical WETA's Saturday evening host.  His varied career has included performing on programs like A Prairie Home Companion and working as a producer for both recorded programs and concert broadcasts.

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Wild Kratts
Kids
WETA Kids

Wild Kratts

Join Chris and Martin Kratt as they encounter incredible wild animals, combining science education with fun and adventure, while traveling to animal habitats around the globe. 

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The Jewel in the Crown
WETA UK
Saturdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

The Jewel in the Crown

Based on Paul Scott's Raj Quartet novels, this classic 1984 series recounts the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II. Art Malik, Geraldine James, Saeed Jaffrey, Peggy Ashcroft, Charles Dance, Tim Pigott-Smith, Eric Porter and Susan Wooldridge star.

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Jim Carter as Mr. Carson and Phyllis Logan as Mrs. Hughes | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE
WETA UK
Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Downton Abbey, Season 5

Episode 8 of 9: Someone tries to derail Rose and Atticus' happiness. Mrs. Patmore gets a surprise. Anna is in trouble. Robert has a revelation.

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Aging Backwards with Miranda Esmonde-White | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Aging Backwards with Miranda Esmonde-White

Former National Ballet of Canada dancer Miranda Esmonde-White, host of the series Classical Stretch (a program presenting a combination of scientific stretching, tai chi, ballet, physiotherapy and chiropractic movements), provides insights on combating aging.

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WETA UK

British television at its best, around the clock, seven days a week

NSO Showcase

Performances from the National Symphony Orchestra's archives

FDR throws out ceremonial first pitch of 1934 season. (Photo source: National Archives)

During WWII, the Nats trained in sunny College Park, MD.

Jim Carter as Mr. Carson and Phyllis Logan as Mrs. Hughes | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

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WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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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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Family Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Check out our Community Calendar for fun and educational family-oriented events in Greater Washington.

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Community Calendar

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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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Ready to Learn

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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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Local History Blog

Boundary Stones

Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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WETA Magazine

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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Local TV Productions

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Local Productions

WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

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WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

Join us for a variety of exciting screenings, special appearances, get-togethers and activities.

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What's on Now

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Muzio Clementi

Symphony #1

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VivaLaVoce

Johann Sebastian Bach

Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: Credo (Symbolum Nicenum)

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February 28
1844
Shortly after the USS Princeton departs Alexandria for a demonstration, a cannon aboard the ship explodes, killing the Secretary of State and Secretary of War.

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The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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