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July 27-August 2, 2015
Poldark Season 1 Concludes with a Two-Hour Finale This Sunday!
Poldark on Masterpiece
Poldark's first season comes to a dramatic close as Verity makes her move, Ross is blamed and events spiral out of control. Elsewhere, an epidemic leads to tragedy, and a shipwreck is both a blessing and a curse.

Masterpiece: Poldark airs Sunday, August 2 at 9pm WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.
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Don't Miss the Last Tango in Halifax Finale!
Last Tango in Halifax
In the Season 3 finale, Caroline gets to the heart of the reason Gillian is reluctant to go through with the wedding. With Celia’s encouragement, Alan takes the first step toward forgiveness.

Last Tango in Halifax airs Sunday, August 2 at 8pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.
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The Bomb
The Bomb
A documentary explores how America developed the most destructive invention in history — the nuclear bomb. Hear from historians and those who experienced the dawn of the atomic age, and take a look at how its development continues to loom large in our lives.

The Bomb airs Tuesday, July 28 at 8pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD. See all broadcast times → Watch preview →
Midsomer Murders Season 10 Continues!
Midsomer Murders: Death in a Chocolate Box
The all-new season of popular mystery series Midsomer Murders continues this week on WETA Television! In Season 10's "Death in a Chocolate Box," Barnaby's former CID colleague — who left the force in disgrace — is found bludgeoned to death, and the detective sets out to discover why the past would not leave him alone.

Midsomer Murders airs Thursday, July 30 at 9pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.See all broadcast times →
Catch Up on Last Tango in Halifax and Poldark Before Their Finales!
Poldark and Last Tango in Halifax recaps on TellyVisions
Did you miss an episode of Last Tango in Halifax or Poldark this season? Need to refresh your memory on the dramatic events that happened on either show before tuning in to their season finales this Sunday? Stop by our Telly Visions blog for full recaps and discussion posts on every episode from Last Tango in Halifax, Season 3 and Poldark, Season 1! Last Tango in Halifax recaps → Poldark recaps →
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Front Row Washington Features Imani Winds
Imani Winds
Classical WETA's Front Row Washington wraps up a month-long survey of chamber music at the Barns at Wolf Trap with North America's premier wind quartet, Imani Winds. Comprised of flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, and bassoon, the ensemble presents Valerie Coleman's Red Clay and Mississippi Delta; jazz pianist Jason Moran's Cane, and arrangements of Debussy's Brüyeres and Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring.

Front Row Washington airs Monday, July 27 at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9 FM.Learn more →
Summer Adventures: Read. Talk. Explore!
Start With a Book
Join Reading Rockets' guest blogger Carol Shen and her two young kids Addie and Taylor on their Start with a Book summer adventures. Backyard bug hunts, whale watching, local strawberry picking, and much more! See how Carol weaves fiction and nonfiction books, hands-on activities, educational apps, and DC day trips into a summer full of learning and fun with her kids.
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In Case You Missed It
Did you miss a program when it aired on WETA Television? Don't fret! Many are now available online, including:

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