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Gwen Ifill
WETA Television
Fridays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill

The longest-running news and public affairs program on public television, Washington Week has been a broadcast journalism mainstay for more than four decades. 

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Classical WETA Opera House: Carmen
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: Carmen

Richard Eyre’s stunning production returns with its original star, Elina Garanca, who plays the title role of the ill-fated temptress. Louis Langrée conducts.
 

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Thomas and Friends
Kids
WETA Kids

Thomas & Friends

Set on the imaginary island of Sodor, the series follows the adventures of Thomas, a cheeky little Tank Engine, and his friends, Edward, James, Gordon, Percy, Henry and Toby, and Emily, the first female steam engine.

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Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef are Mr. & Mrs. Murder | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Fridays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Mr. & Mrs. Murder

A comedic murder mystery series from Australia, Mr. & Mrs. Murder follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan (Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef), who run an industrial cleaning business — aka murder clean-up crew.

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Aging Backwards with Miranda Esmonde-White | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:30pm 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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Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Barbra Streisand: Back to Brooklyn

Streisand makes a historic homecoming to Brooklyn at the new Barclays Center arena, marking the superstar's first Brooklyn concert since her childhood years.

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WETA UK

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

Woody Guthrie, half-length portrait, seated, facing front, playing a guitar that has a sticker attached reading: 'This Machine Kills Fascists' (Library of Congress)

The story behind Woody Guthrie's first recordings

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

Which character are you?

Edith Lee Payne, the 12-year-old girl who later became the face of the March , photographed on the day which was also her 12th birthday. | Credit: Rowland Scherman/NARA

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

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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

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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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

Franz Schubert

Symphony #3 in D Major, D 200

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VivaLaVoce

Jules Massenet

Manon: Act II

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February 27
1859
Congressman Daniel Sickles kills D.C. District Attorney Philip Barton Key in Lafayette Square but avoids punishment by introducing "temporary insanity" defense.
Opera at Eight

Opera at Eight

VivaLaVoce features a complete opera at 8 pm each day: Opera at Eight.

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WETA Tweets

RT @teeNYMD50: @wetatvfm Watching #motown25 on WETA and catching Michael Jackson's epic Billy Jean performance. So amazing. I truly miss Mo…

@jnickrand Actually, it's on right now! (But don't worry it's repeating next week.)

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Friends of Classical Music

Support Washington's only classical music station while enjoying special benefits.

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