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August 14 - August 20

Endeavour Season 4 Begins This Sunday on Masterpiece!

Endeavour: Season 4

The highly anticipated fourth season of mystery series Endeavour begins this Sunday on Masterpiece. Shaun Evans returns as a young Endeavour Morse in four new episodes, in which the sleuth and his supervisor, DI Thursday (Roger Allam) must pick up the pieces of their personal and professional lives. As the season opens, Endeavour struggles with Joan Thursday's sudden departure, and finds himself consumed by a nightmarish hunt for a serial killer.  

Endeavour airs Sunday, August 20 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD. 

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My Music: Johnny Mathis: Wonderful, Wonderful

Johnny Mathis: Wonderful, Wonderful

Perennially popular singer Johnny Mathis, the voice of romance for more than two generations, celebrated his fiftieth year as a recording artist with a gala concert performance on October 27, 2006, at the Tropicana Resort Showroom in Atlantic City. This program includes Mathis’ most memorable song hits as well as vintage television clips from the 1950s through the ’90s with such guest stars as Andy Williams, Johnny Carson, Deniece Williams and Nancy Reagan.

My Music: Johnny Mathis: Wonderful, Wonderful airs Monday, August 14 at 8pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Don't Miss Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime on WETA UK!

Agatha Christie's Partners in Crime

Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and spinster sleuth Miss Marple weren't Dame Agatha Christie's only creations. She also invented Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, an ordinary married couple who stumble into spy craft and end up being rather good at it. In these sparkling new adaptations of two classic mysteries, set in 1950s Britain at the start of the Cold War, Tommy and Tuppence return to the small screen, bickering, sweet on each other, and soon knee-deep in danger. David Walliams and Call the Midwife's Jessica Raine star.

Partners in Crime airs Saturday, August 19 at 9pm on WETA UK.

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Front Row Washington Presents Violinist Marc Bouchkov and Pianist Katia Skanavi

Violinist Marc Bouchkov

This week, Classical WETA's Front Row Washington presents a Phillips Collection recital by French violinist Marc Bouchkov and Russian pianist Katia Skanavi. The program, recorded in March 2017, features Mozart's Sonata for Violin and Piano in B-flat Major, K. 454, Schubert's seven-movement Fantasie for Violin and Piano in C Major, Op. 159, D. 934, Prokofiev's Sonata for Violin and Piano Op. 1, No. 1 in F minor, Op. 80, and the incredibly difficult Sonata for Solo Violin, Op. 27 No. 6 by Eugène Ysaÿe.

Front Row Washington airs Monday, August 14 at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9 FM.

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Once Upon a Time the Ballston Common Mall was a Trendsetting Place

Ballston Common Mall 1950s (Photo courtesy of Arlington Public Library Center for Local History)

While it may be hard to imagine today, the much-maligned Ballston Common Mall was once celebrated as an advanced piece of architectural planning. When it opened as "Parkington" in 1951, the mall was the largest suburban retail space on the East Coast and the first ever to be built around a parking garage, which also happened to be the largest parking garage in the United States. Sadly, the honeymoon wouldn't last.

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In case you missed it on WETA, you can still catch many of your favorite programs streaming online. This week, enjoy these programs among many others:

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