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Peter Marshall hosts "The Big Band Years" (Courtesy of Courtesy TJL Productions)
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Big Band Years

The My Music series presents a "Big Band" retrospective featuring songs by Glenn Miller, the Andrews Sisters, Benny Goodman and many more artists from the 1930s and 1940s. Peter Marshall hosts.

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Marilyn Cooley
Classical WETA
Mid-day host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Marilyn Cooley

Marilyn Cooley is the mid-day host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. She came to WETA in 1985 after serving as music announcer at WGUC in Cincinnati, and later as announcer and music director at Baltimore station WBJC.

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Daniel Tiger
Kids
WETA Kids

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is a new animated program for preschoolers ages 2 to 4 which builds on the pioneering PBS series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

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Return to Downton Abbey
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Return to Downton Abbey

Actor Susan Sarandon hosts a celebration of the blockbuster Masterpiece drama, savoring moments from the first four seasons of the series. The program presents clips, interviews with creators and cast, and "behind-the-scenes" footage from the drama.

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Inspector Morse
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Morse

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include ale, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery!

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Around Town

Get the latest local reviews from art, theater and film critics.

Opera at Eight

VivaLaVoce features a complete opera at 8 pm each day.

Shown from L-R: Helen George as Trixie, Miranda Hart as Chummy, Jessica Raine as Jenny, Bryony Hannah as Cynthia (Courtesy of Jonathan Ford/©Neal Street Productions 2013)

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places

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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Ready to Learn

Ready to Learn - Clifford

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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Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets

ReadingRockets.org looks at how young children learn to read, why so many struggle, and what we can do to help. 

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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

Get answers to the many questions parents and educators have about children and television.

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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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Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Online-only WETA Digital Extras highlight local personalities and stories which make Washington an interesting place to live. 

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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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Giveaways

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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Volunteer

WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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What's on Now

11:00AMDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Playtime Is Different; The Playground Is Different With Baby
11:30AMDaniel Tiger's Neighborhood
The Tiger Family Grows; Daniel Learns About Being a Big Brother
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Classical WETA

Ralph Vaughan Williams

The Lark Ascending

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VivaLaVoce

George Frideric Handel

Agrippina: Act II, Scenes 6-12

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August 20
1986
The historic Willard Hotel reopens to much fanfare in Washington. It had been closed since the 1968 riots ravaged downtown Washington.
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WETA UK

Our UK channel offers the best of British television 24 hours a day! 

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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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