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Jessica Alba in Finding Your Roots – Season Two | Photo Credit: PBS
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Episode 10: Decoding Our Past: Gates explores how DNA analysis reveals a family tree with a range of cultures and races for guests Deval Patrick, governor of Massachusetts; and actress Jessica Alba. DNA is used to delve deeper into the families of other guests in the series, and to overcome dead ends on host Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s own tree.

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Classical Countdown
Classical WETA
Listen all week on Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Classical Countdown

Our annual countdown is underway! Listen for countdown selections sprinkled in the daily playlist Monday-Wednesday and then enjoy wall-to-wall countdown pieces Thanksgiving Day.

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Daniel Tiger
Kids
WETA Kids

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is a new animated program for preschoolers ages 2 to 4 which builds on the pioneering PBS series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

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Jay Leno and guests on stage at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | Photo Credit: Courtesy of Scott Suchman
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Jay Leno: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize

This special celebrates Tonight Show host, comedian and performer Jay Leno, the 17th recipient of The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The all-star cast includes Garth Brooks, Kristin Chenoweth, Kevin Eubanks, Jimmy Fallon, Chelsea Handler, Al Madrigal, Seth Myers, Jerry Seinfeld, JB Smoove and Wanda Sykes.

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WPC 56: Gina Dawson
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

WPC 56: Gina Dawson

Set in 1956, the 2013 British drama series WPC 56: Gina Dawson centers on the challenges faced by the first woman to join the police force of her West Midlands home town.

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Arlington National Cemetery

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C.P.E. Bach

Listen throughout November on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum/White House

Try our new trivia quiz!

Classical Countdown

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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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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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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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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

Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Nutcracker Suite

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VivaLaVoce

Jean-Philippe Rameau

Dardanus: Act V

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November 25
1963
President John F. Kennedy is laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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Donate Your Vehicle

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

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