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Left to right: Panelists Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer; Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and CEO of WETA, and a cancer survivor; filmmaker Ken Burns, series executive producer for Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies; and host Katie Couric, global news anchor for Yahoo! News and a co-founder of Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) | Credit: Cable Risdon Photography.
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Conversation

A special WETA program features a discussion led by journalist and Stand Up To Cancer co-founder Katie Couric with cancer physician, researcher and author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee; WETA C.E.O. Sharon Percy Rockefeller; and filmmaker Ken Burns, previewing the upcoming series Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.

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Classical WETA Opera House: Lucia di Lammermoor
Classical WETA
Saturday at 12:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: Lucia di Lammermoor

Albina Shagimuratova sings bel canto’s unhinged bride, delivering opera’s most thrilling mad scene. Joseph Calleja is her tragic lover.

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Thomas and Friends

Thomas & Friends

Set on the imaginary island of Sodor, the series follows the adventures of Thomas, a cheeky little Tank Engine, and his friends, Edward, James, Gordon, Percy, Henry and Toby, and Emily, the first female steam engine.

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Gwen Ifill
WETA Television
Fridays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill

The longest-running news and public affairs program on public television, Washington Week has been a broadcast journalism mainstay for more than four decades. 

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WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Mark Morris Dance Group: L’Allegro, Il Penseroso ed il Moderato

Choreographer Mark Morris garnered international fame for this 1988 "work of genius" (The New York Times) set to Handel's Baroque masterpiece, in which a colorful array of dancers embodies the ecstasy of art that transforms.

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Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef are Mr. & Mrs. Murder | Photo Credit: BBC
Fridays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Mr. & Mrs. Murder

A comedic murder mystery series from Australia, Mr. & Mrs. Murder follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan (Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef), who run an industrial cleaning business — aka murder clean-up crew.

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J.S. Bach

Listen throughout the month on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Texas Western's NCAA Championship victory over all-white Kentucky at Cole Field House in 1966 went way beyond sports. | Credit: El Paso Times

The 1966 NCAA final at Cole Field House went way beyond sports.

Sister Winifred (Victoria Yeates), Patsy (Emerald Fennell) and Nurse Barbara Gilbert (Charlotte Ritchie) riding their bicycles | Credit: Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/Neal Street Productions

Premieres Sunday, March 29 at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD


WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

Play matching, alphabet and concentration games from your favorite WETA Kids characters.

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Fun Places in DC

Credit: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for taking children on daytime adventures. 

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WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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Community Calendar

WETA Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Looking for something to do around town? Want to get the word out about your group's event? Check out our calendar!

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Ready to Learn

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Ready to Learn

WETA Kids' Ready To Learn program offers free literacy workshops, conducted in English and Spanish, throughout the area.

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Telly Visions

Telly Visions

Telly Visions

Telly Visions is our British TV and culture blog. Stop by for the latest from around the Brit entertainment world!

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Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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Local History Blog

Boundary Stones

Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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WETA Magazine

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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Local TV Productions

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Local Productions

WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

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What's on Now

9:00PM Great Performances
Mark Morris Dance Group: L'Allegro
11:00PM Charlie Rose: The Week
11:30PM Charlie Rose
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Classical WETA

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto, RV 210 in D Major

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Bedrich Smetana


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March 27
Metro opens its first subway line with five stations on the Red line: Rhode Island Avenue, Union Station, Judiciary Square, Metro Center, and Farragut North.
Around Town

WETA Around Town

Get the latest reviews and recommendations from our team of noted local art, theater and film critics.

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WETA Tweets

Pushing the envelope of discovery is the great theme of cancer research. Watch a clip from next week's #CancerFilm:

Masterpiece ranks the 50 Most Memborable Moments from #DowntonAbbey - do you agree?

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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