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Washington Week

Washington Week

  • Premiered: 
    February 23, 1967
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  • Network: WETA
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Talk
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
  • Subject Matter: Political
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Plot Synopsis

Hosted by Gwen Ifill, WASHINGTON WEEK features a group of journalists participating in roundtable discussion of major news events. This program is the longest-running primetime news & public affairs program on television. The show first aired locally on WETA on February 23, 1967 as WASHINGTON WEEK IN REVIEW. A few months later it began broadcasting over Eastern Educational Network, a group of 14 stations located between Washington, D.C. and Maine. In January 1969, it became the first local program to air on the new Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). In its early years, WASHINGTON WEEK maintained three regular correspondents -- Peter Lisagor, Charles Corddry, and Neil MacNeil -- but in 1970 the format changed to three regular reporters and a weekly guest reporter. The program currently maintains a small core group of regular correspondents and a larger group of occasional guests. Season 47 of WASHINGTON WEEK debuted on Friday, July 5, 2013 on PBS (check local listings for times).


Other Titles

  • Previously known as Washington Week in Review
  • Also known as Washington Week With Gwen Ifill

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by WETA