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Pop crooner Bobby Vinton sings a medley of his big hits "Blue Velvet," "Roses Are Red" and "There I've Said It Again.” | Credit: Courtesy of SOFA Entertainment/TJL Productions
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

My Yearbook: 1960-1963

A new music special explores pop songs of hope and heartbreak from the early 1960s. Bobby Vinton hosts. Archival clips feature songs by the Everly Brothers, Paul Anka, Percy Faith, Ricky Nelson, Patsy Cline, Del Shannon, Neil Sedaka, Shelley Fabares, Ray Charles, Andy Williams and many other artists.

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Trio Cavatina
Classical WETA
Monday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Front Row Washington: Trio Cavatina

The all-woman Trio Cavatina kicks off Classical WETA's Women's History Month tribute on Front Row Washington with works by Clara Schumann, Gabriela Ortiz Torres and Augusta Read Thomas.

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PEG + CAT
Kids
WETA Kids

PEG + CAT

This new animated preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills.

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Passionate amateur bakers compete to be named the U.K.’s best. | Credit: Courtesy of Love Productions
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Great British Baking Show

A series follows amateur bakers competing to be named the U.K.'s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds.

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

Baseball spring training is usually a pastime for Florida or Arizona. But in the 1940s wartime restrictions on travel forced the Washington Senators to train in College Park, Maryland.

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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

Classical WETA

Robert Schumann

Piano Trio #3 in G Minor, Op. 110

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VivaLaVoce

Antonin Dvorák

Song of a Czech, B 73

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March 2
1889
President Grover Cleveland signs a bill that officially establishes the National Zoo and allocates funds for the purchase of land along Rock Creek

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

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Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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