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May 23 - May 29, 2016
Join Us for The National Memorial Day Concert!
National Memorial Day Concert
In a co-production of Capital Concerts and WETA, Joe Mantegna and Gary Sinise co-host the 27th broadcast of this night of remembrance honoring the service and sacrifice of American men and women in uniform, their families at home and all those who have given their lives for our country. The concert airs live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol and will feature performances by country music star Trace Adkins, classical superstar Renée Fleming, and Broadway star Alfie Boe, in performance with the National Symphony Orchestra. 

The National Memorial Day Concert airs Sunday, May 29 at at 8pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD. See all broadcast times →Watch preview →
Secrets of the Dead: Teotihuacan's Lost Kings
Teotihuacan's Lost Kings
A team of scientists explores royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacán. After decades of research, these burial chambers may reveal clues about long-lost Teotihuacán culture and its mysterious people.

Secrets of the Dead airs Tuesday, May 24 at 9pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.
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Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Sherlock: the Abominable Bride
Don't miss an encore presentation of a special episode of popular mystery series Sherlock! This 90-minute installment finds Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in 1890s London, where the duo must solve the troubling case of a dead woman whose ghost appears to be prowling the streets in search of revenge. 

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride airs Thursday, May 26 at 9:30pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD.
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Boundary Stones
Front Row Washington Features Cellist David Hardy and Pianist Lisa Emenheiser
David Hardy, cello and Lisa Emenheiser, piano
This week Classical WETA's Front Row Washington features two eminent musicians both affiliated with the National Symphony Orchestra: principal cellist David Hardy and pianist Lisa Emenheiser in a concert recorded in the National Gallery of Art's West Garden Court. The program features Benjamin Britten's Sonata in C Major for Cello and Piano, Op.65, Sergei Rachmaninoff's Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op.19 and Gabriel Faure's Sicilienne for Cello and Piano, Op.78

Front Row Washington airs Monday, May 23 at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9 FM.
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Discuss the Call the Midwife Finale with Other Fans!
Call the Midwife, Season 5, Episode 8
Popular period drama Call the Midwife wrapped up its fifth season last night, with a dramatic episode full of both happiness and heartbreak. Discuss everything that happened in the finale and start speculating about what you'd like to see in Season 6 at the recap post on our Telly Visions blog. 
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WETA's Honored to Serve Featured at the GI Film Festival  
GI Film Festival
WETA TV 26 is proud to be a sponsor of the 10th annual GI Film Festival running through May 29. The festival celebrates works for, by and about the military and their families.  Two segments from the WETA local production Honored to Serve will be featured — Vietnam Veterans Memorial at 12:00pm on May 27 and Warrior Canine Connection at 3:30pm on May 29. Honored to Serve features stories on service members, memorials in Greater Washington, and other topics surrounding American forces. All GI Film Festival screenings will take place at the Angelika Film Center in the Merrifield Mosaic development.
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