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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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Choral Showcase
Classical WETA
Listen Sundays at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Choral Showcase

Choral Showcase presents the best in classical choral music from Washington and beyond each Sunday evening.

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Maya & Miguel
Kids
WETA Kids

Maya & Miguel

With humorous twists and turns, every episode of Maya & Miguel presents new adventures and double the fun for these 10-year-old twins. Maya and Miguel are driven by the idea that shared happiness is greater than personal gain.

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Jason Isaacs as Jackson Brodie | Credit: Courtesy of © Steffan Hill 2010/BBC/Ruby Films
WETA UK
Thursdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Case Histories

Based on the popular Jackson Brodie novels by Kate Atkinson, Case Histories stars Harry Potter's Jason Isaacs as a ex-cop turned private investigator who, haunted by a past family tragedy, solves mysteries in the Scottish city of Edinburgh.

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Mark Williams as Father Brown
WETA UK
Thursdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Father Brown

A Catholic priest with excellent detective skills solves crimes in this stylish series set in the 1950s and based on G.K. Chesterton's stories.

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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

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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

Alexander Borodin

Prince Igor: Overture

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VivaLaVoce

Antonio Vivaldi

Ercole sul Termodonte (Hercules on the Thermodon): Act II, Scenes 7-12

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1849
Harriet Tubman Escapes from slavery in Maryland and soon becomes a conductor on the Underground Railroad.
Opera at Eight

Opera at Eight

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

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Friends of Classical Music

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

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