Each month, The Agenda News suggests select Public Television programs that will be broadcast - mostly in the evening - on WETA & WETA UK Channel 26.
August 6 @ 8:30 THE DAVID RUBENSTEIN SHOW: PEER-TO-PEER CONVERSATIONS, SERIES 2 — The Washington-based ﬁnancier/philanthropist explores successful leadership. Episode 1. President George W. Bush & President Bill Clinton.
August 6 @ 9:00 LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: ODYSSEY CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY IN GREECE— Signature works performed in venues such as the Ancient Amphitheater of Larissa, the historic Church of the Taxiarchon in Pelion, and more.
September 7 @ 7:59 JAMESTOWN, SERIES 2— A second season of the drama series set in 1620 in the British colony. Part 1 of 8.
September 8 @ 8:00 COUNTRY MUSIC: LIVE AT THE RYMAN, A CONCERT CELEBRATING THE FILM BY KEN BURNS— The concert took place at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on March 27, 2019, featuring Dierks Bentley, Rosanne Cash, Rhiannon Giddens, Vince Gill, Kathy Mattea, Marty Stuart, Dwight Yoakam and others, with select clips from the new ﬁlm.
September 13 @ 9:00 RAUL JULIA: THE WORLD’S A STAGE: AMERICAN MASTERS — Voces & American Masters, discover the career of the award-winning actor and humanitarian.
September 14 @ 11:06 BALLET HISPANICO FROM LINCOLN CENTER — Two iconic works from the premier Latino dance company: Carmen.maquia, a modern take on Bizet’s passionate opera, and Club Havana, a virtuosic reimagining of a sizzling nightclub by Cuban-born choreographer Pedro Ruiz.
September 15 @ 8:00 COUNTRY MUSIC — A new Ken Burns ﬁlm explores the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. The co-production of Florentine Films and WETA features neverbefore-seen footage and photographs, plus interviews with a wide array of country music artists. Part 1 of 8.
September 20 @ 9:30 GREAT PERFORMANCES: NOW HEAR THIS: VIVALDI: SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT — Explore northern Italy with host Scott Yoo and discover how Italian baroque composer Antonio Vivaldi’s masterwork The Four Seasons merged religious melodies, opera and virtuosic violin-playing to create a new era of music. Part 1 of 4.
September 27 @ 9:00 GREAT PERFORMANCES: NOW HEAR THIS: THE RIDDLE OF BACH — Travel to Germany and France to explore Johann Sebastian Bach’s sonatas and partitas for solo violin. Host Scott Yoo and his wife, leading ﬂutist Alice Dade, discover a melodic similarity with Vivaldi and a riddle hidden in Bach’s portrait. Part 1 of 4. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Yusef Svačina
September 29 @ 8:00 THE DURRELLS IN CORFU, SERIES 4 ON MASTERPIECE— In a new season of the drama based on the life of the eccentric Durrell family on the beautiful Greek island of Corfu. Part 1 of 6.
September 29 @ 9:00 POLDARK, SERIES 5 ON MASTERPIECE— The historical drama-romance set in Cornwall launches its ﬁnal season, starring Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson and Jack Farthing. Part 1 of 8.