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Little Anthony and the Imperials sing their hits "Tears on My Pillow," "Going Out of My Head," "Hurt So Bad" and "Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop."
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Rock, Rhythm & Doo Wop

Join Frankie Valli, Little Richard, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Fred Parris & The Five Satins, Lou Christie, Lenny Welch and more for a once-in-a-lifetime reunion of musical legends that takes viewers back to the 50s and 60s.

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NSO conductor
Classical WETA
Wednesday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

NSO Showcase: Orchestral Favorites

This month, Classical WETA’s NSO Showcase unwraps a festive program of light classics featuring six conductors, eight delightful orchestral favorites, and soloist Paul Jacobs, who is the first organist to ever win a Grammy Award.

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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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International recording star Emin | Credit: Courtesy of International Media
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Emin: Live from Russia with David Foster

International recording star Emin and special guests present a spectacular concert taped at the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. Emin is joined onstage by Grammy Award-winner David Foster along with singers Ani Lorak and Polina Gagarina.

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Inspector Morse
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Morse

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include opera, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery!

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Kenneth Branagh as Wallander
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Wallander

Kenneth Branagh (My Week with Marilyn, Henry V, Hamlet) portrays Inspector Kurt Wallander in the gritty crime series based on the novels of Swedish author Henning Mankell.

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National Christmas Tree

Get into the spirit with specials on WETA TV and 90.9 FM.

Library of Congress Jefferson Building

Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

Boundary Stones

Learn about our area's rich past with WETA's local history blog.

Remembering Gwen Ifill

WETA pays tribute to our friend and colleague.

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Ticket Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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Educational Outings

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Educational Outings

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for fun and educational outings with children.

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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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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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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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight and explore under-the-radar activities.

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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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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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What's on Now

7:00AM Wild Kratts
Polar Bears Don't Dance
7:30AM Ready Jet Go!
The Grandest Canyon; A Visit to the Planetarium
8:00AM Nature Cat
Heartthrob Hamster; Astronuts
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Classical WETA

Gioachino Rossini

Otello: Overture

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VivaLaVoce

Johann David Heinichen

Missa #11 in D Major

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1973
Arena Stage becomes the first American theater company to tour the Soviet Union.
WETA Kids Channel

WETA Kids Channel

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

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