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Washington Week Special Edition from Wisconsin
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Washington Week Special Edition from Wisconsin

A special edition of the WETA production features moderator and managing editor Gwen Ifill and the panel of top journalists providing analysis of the February 11 Democratic Primary Debate and political events of the week before a live audience at the debate site in Milwaukee.

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Classical WETA Opera House: Il Trovatore
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: Il Trovatore

The Metropolitan Opera performs Verdi's turbulent tragedy of four characters caught in a web of family ties, politics and love. The score is as melodic as it is energetic, with infectious tunes that are not easily forgotten.

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Cyberchase
Kids
WETA Kids

Cyberchase

Three kids and their bird friend must save Cyberspace from the evil villian Hacker using their brain power and math skills. 

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B. B. King performs live at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, 1972. | Credit: Courtesy of Gijsbert Hanekroot/Redferns
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

B.B. King: The Life of Riley

American Masters explores B.B. King's challenging life and career through candid interviews with the "King of the Blues," filmed shortly before his death, and fellow music stars, including Bono, Bonnie Raitt, Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, John Mayer, and Ringo Starr.

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Muhammad Ali walks through the streets of NYC with members of the Black Panther Party, Sept 1970. (Courtesy of David Fenton/Archive Photos/Getty Images)
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Trials of Muhammad Ali

This documentary covers Muhammad Ali's toughest bout, his battle to overturn his five-year prison sentence for refusing U.S. military service. The film focuses on the years 1967 to 1970, when Ali lived in exile within the U.S., stripped of his heavyweight belt and banned from boxing, sacrificing fame and fortune on principle.

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Essie Davis as Phryne Fisher | Credit: Every Cloud Productions & All3 Media International
WETA UK
Fridays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

The glamorous Miss Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis), Australia's leading lady detective, returns to 1920s Melbourne after years abroad and is quickly embroiled in mystery.

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Independent Lens: The Black Panthers | Courtesy of Stephen Shames

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

Mozart

Which composer are you?

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

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Luther, Series 2 | Credit: BBC

Sundays at 11:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

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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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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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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

9:00PM American Masters
10:00PM Independent Lens
The Trials of Muhammad Ali
11:30PM Charlie Rose
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Classical WETA

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony #9 in D Minor, Op. 125

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VivaLaVoce

Jean-Baptiste Lully

Thésée

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February 12
1914
Ground is broken on the Lincoln Memorial at the western end of the National Mall. It would be completed in 1922.
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WETA UK

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

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