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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
Classical WETA
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 Byrds, folk-rock pioneers, perform their #1 hit "Turn, Turn, Turn." | Photo Credit: Courtesy of TJL Productions
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Rock Rewind 1965-1967

Join host Adam West to celebrate fun, romance and good times with classic songs from The Beach Boys, The Monkees, The Byrds, The Righteous Brothers, The Rascals and more.

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Benedict Cumberbatch portrays Vincent Van Gogh in "Van Gogh: Painted With Words"
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Van Gogh: Painted With Words

Benedict Cumberbatch portrays Vincent Van Gogh to perfection in this powerful and critically-acclaimed docudrama, with every single word of dialogue sourced from the artist's original correspondence. Based on years of painstaking research, this is Vincent Van Gogh's story in his own words.

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WETA UK

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

Beethoven

Listen throughout December on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Allen Leech as Tom Branson, Tom Cullen as Lord Gillingham, and Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary | Credit: Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Films 2014 for MASTERPIECE

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Telly Visions

Visit our British TV blog for the latest on your favorite shows.

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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

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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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Television & Children

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Television & Children

Get answers to the many questions parents and educators have about children and television.

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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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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 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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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 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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Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Online-only WETA Digital Extras highlight local personalities and stories which make Washington an interesting place to live. 

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Franz Anton Hoffmeister

Viola Concerto in B-flat Major

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VivaLaVoce

Thomas Tallis

Selections from The Cardinall's Musick Tallis Edition

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1849
Harriet Tubman Escapes from slavery in Maryland and soon becomes a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
Sesame Street

WETA Kids Channel

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

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Donate Your Vehicle

Donate Your Vehicle

Support WETA by donating your used car, truck, boat or other vehicle.

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