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November 12 - 18, 2018

Don’t Miss the Season Finale of Poldark!

Poldark Finale

The exciting fourth season of Poldark comes to a close this Sunday on Masterpiece! In the Season 4 finale, Elizabeth hopes to persuade George that Valentine is his child, while Ross tries to mend things with Demelza. Dwight delivers the Warleggans a daughter as the Poldarks look to a new century of change together.

Poldark airs Sunday, November 18 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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We’ll Meet Again Season 2 Begins

We'll Meet Again Season 2

Witness emotional reunions between people who were thrown together or separated under circumstances of historical significance in the second season of this popular series. In the Season 2 premiere, join host Ann Curry as two Vietnam War veterans search for the heroes who saved them.

Well Meet Again airs Tuesday, November 13 at 8pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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NOVA: Thai Cave Rescue

NOVA: Thai Cave Rescue

Follow the remarkable story of how a Thai boys’ soccer team became trapped in a cave system, how they were located, and how rescuers worked against the clock to save the boys and their coach.

NOVA airs Wednesday, November 14 at 9pm on TV 26 and WETA HD.

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Durrells in Corfu Passport

Our newest member benefit allows you to watch your favorite WETA shows whenever and wherever you want. This week, enjoy these programs among many others:

WETA Passport is a benefit for members that provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming. Featuring both PBS and select local programming, WETA Passport allows you to watch even more of your favorite shows, including full seasons of many current and past series. Click here to learn more or activate now!


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Choral Showcase’s “Music of Remembrance” Series Continues

Choral Showcase: Music of Remembrance

Classical WETA’s month-long “Music of Remembrance” series, honoring the 100th anniversary of the 1918 armistice that ended World War I, continues on Choral Showcase. In a program entitled “Memory Eternal,” we’ll hear Alexander Kastalsky’s reaction to the war’s devastation in the 1917 requiem, Memory Eternal to the Fallen Heroes, along with Te Deum by Walter Braunfels, a former German soldier whose shattering experience during the war led to his conversion to Catholicism and the creation of this choral symphony.

Choral Showcase airs Sunday, November 18 at 9pm on Classical WETA 90.9 FM.

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Catch up on The Durrells in Corfu Before the Season 3 Finale!

The Durrells in Corfu Recaps

Heartwarming family drama The Durrells in Corfu wraps its third season this Sunday. But before the finale airs, catch up on everything that happened this season, from Leslie’s impending fatherhood and Gerry’s teenage angst to Spiros’ relationship with Louisa at our Telly Visions recaps!

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PBS NewsHour: With Incoming Lawmakers, Congress Makes a Historic Shift

PBS NewsHour: New Congress

Washington, D.C., will be seeing some new faces come January. The 116th Congress — with more women, people of color and LGBTQ members — will be the most diverse ever. PBS NewsHour’s Lisa Desjardins joins Amna Nawaz to take a closer look.

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No Bridge for Three Sisters

Map of proposed Three Sisters Bridge to connect Virginia and Washington D.C. via I-266 (Photo source:

As a centuries-old legend has it, three young women attempted to cross the Potomac River late one night. They drowned in a horrific storm and marked the place of their deaths with a cluster of cursed rocks: the Three Sisters Islands. Several attempts to build a highway bridge over the islands were similarly doomed to failure.

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