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April 20-26, 2015

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This Week on WETA Television

The WETA Movie: Gone with the Wind

The 1939 blockbuster, based on Margaret Mitchell’s novel and directed by Victor Fleming, follows the epic story of a fiery Southern belle's struggles to return her family’s estate to its former grandeur after the Civil War. Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable star as Scarlett O'Hara and Rhett Butler in this classic film that won eight Academy Awards.

The WETA Movie: Gone with the Wind airs Saturday, April 25 at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.


Gone With the Wind

The WETA Movie: Gone with the Wind
Saturday, April 25 at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

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NOVA: The Invisible Universe Revealed

NOVA: The Invisible Universe Revealed

Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. In honor of Hubble’s landmark anniversary, NOVA tells the story of the telescope that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.

NOVA airs Wednesday, April 22 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Midsomer Murders, Season 9

Midsomer Murders Season 9 Begins on TV 26 and WETA HD!

An all-new season of popular mystery series Midsomer Murders begins Thursday night on WETA Television! In Season 9 opener, "The House in the Woods," local police constable Ben Jones (Jason Hughes) steps into DS Scott's shoes to help perceptive, meticulous DCI Tom Barnaby (John Nettles) investigate the garrotting of two house hunters outside a deserted — supposedly haunted — house.

Midsomer Murders Season 9 premieres Thursday, April 23 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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This week's WETA Television schedule


Call the Midwife Recaps on Telly Visions

Telly VisionsHave you been watching the new season of Call the Midwife? Discuss the episode's dramatic developments with other fans — or catch up on what you missed — at the recap post over at our Telly Visions blog. We'll be recapping every episode of the season — so stop by and let us know your thoughts.

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Classical Radio Highlight

Front Row Washington Presents the New Orchestra of Washington

Front Row Washington: New Orchestra of WashingtonTonight, Front Row Washington presents the broadcast debut of the New Orchestra of Washington (NOW), a group founded in 2012 by rising stars from D.C.'s professional music community. Artistic Director Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez leads this vibrant ensemble in the original orchestration of Aaron Copland’s beloved Appalachian Spring, followed by the world premiere of a NOW commission, Chilean composer Javier Farías Caballero’s El vuelo de tu alma ("The flight of your soul") featuring Alturas Duo playing guitar and the popular Andean guitar-like folk instrument, the charango.

Front Row Washington airs TONIGHT at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9FM.

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Join in the Fun at the 3rd Annual Tots to Teens Expo!



In Case You Missed It


Looking for something to do this weekend? Come out to the 3rd Annual Tots to Teens Expo on Saturday, April 25 from 10am-6pm at The Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

You'll find something for kids of all ages — family health and dental screenings, storytelling, cooking classes, arts and crafts, fencing, bumper cars and lots more! And stop by the WETA Kids booth to pick up lots of goodies and meet children's characters Daniel Tiger and The Cat in the Hat.

For more information visit http://www.totstoteensexpo.com/ or call 301-213-8909.

Did you miss a program when it aired on WETA Television? Don't fret! Many are now available online, including:

Visit the WETA video portal to watch these and many more full-length programs!




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