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September 26 - October 2, 2016
Poldark Season 2 Continues on Masterpiece
Poldark: Season 2, Episode 2
The highly anticipated second season of popular period drama Poldark continues this Sunday, as George Warleggan tries Plan B against Ross. Meanwhile, Jud pays a steep price for treachery, while Francis has a meeting of minds with his cousin and Demelza breaks some difficult news.

Poldark Season 2 airs Sunday, October 2 at 9pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD. See all broadcast times →Watch preview →
Frontline: The Choice 2016
The Choice
In an election season tradition, Frontline presents a journalistic investigation of where the two principal presidential candidates came from, how they lead and why they want to take on one of the most difficult jobs imaginable. The two-hour special examines formative years in the lives of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump through interviews with those who know them best.

Frontline airs Tuesday, September 27 at 9pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD. See all broadcast times →Watch preview →
Legal Drama Janet King Premieres on TV 26 and WETA HD
Janet King
Marta Dusseldorp stars in this Australian legal drama about a gifted senior crown prosecutor who is thrust into a high-profile case and struggles to balance her roles at home with her workload at the Department of Public Prosecutions.

Janet King airs Thursday, September 29 at 8pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.
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Thanks to our sponsor: National Gallery of Art
Join Classical WETA for the NSO Season Opening Concert
Lang Lang
The 2016-17 National Symphony Orchestra Season opens with a dazzling concert honoring Christoph Eschenbach's final season as music director. The program, recorded September 25 by Classical WETA, includes Dvorák’s Carnival Overture and Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.1 featuring the celebrated pianist Lang Lang.

Highlights from the NSO Season-Opening Concert airs Wednesday, September 28 at 11am on Classical WETA 90.9 FM.
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Explore Local African-American History Beyond the New Smithsonian Museum
Frederick Douglass House (Source: National Park Service)
Don't have tickets for the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture yet? Well, this might be a great time to explore the many other African-American history-focused museums, cultural centers and historic homes in Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland. Our Boundary Stones blog has a primer to help get you started.Visit Boundary Stones
Catch up on the Poldark Season 2 Premiere
Poldark: Season 2, Episode 1 recap
The highly anticipated second season of Poldark is here! Want to discuss the latest episode in every detail? Telly Visions has you covered! Stop by our British blog for an in-depth recap of the Season 2 premiere, and discuss the latest developments in the lives of Ross, Demelza, Francis and Elizabeth with other fans.Visit Telly Visions
Now Streaming on WETA
Defying the Nazis: The Sharps War
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: WETA Passport LogoThis program available exclusively to WETA members on WETA Passport! Click here to learn more or activate now.

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