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Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) | Credit: Courtesy of Bertie Gregory
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Big Blue Live

Part 1 of 3: Scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts participate in a live TV broadcast to view the rejuvenation of the once endangered ecosystem of Monterey Bay, California, where marine creatures convene in a once-a-year confluence of fins, fur and fangs.

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José Franch-Ballester
Classical WETA
Monday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Front Row Washington: José Franch-Ballester

The exceptional Spanish virtuoso clarinetist José Franch-Ballester makes his Washington, DC debut with returning Sunday Concerts performer, pianist Michael Brown.

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Caillou
Kids
WETA Kids

Caillou

Caillou is an inquisitive 4-year-old who's constantly finding exciting new things in the world around him.

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Antiques Roadshow
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Antiques Roadshow

Antiques Roadshow cameras capture tales of family heirlooms, yard sale bargains and long-lost items salvaged from attics and basements, while experts reveal the fascinating truths about these finds.

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Pie in the Sky
WETA UK
Mondays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Pie in the Sky

A retired police detective tries to succeed in the restaurant business, but is constantly still being called upon to solve mysterious crimes.

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Ling-Ling (left) and Hsing-Hsing, the National Zoological Park's giant pandas, playing in their outside enclosure in August 1985, by Jessie Cohen (Smithsonian Institution Archives, Negative Number: 96-1378)
Local
Boundary Stones Local History Blog

Panda-monium at the National Zoo

The arrival of Washington's first-ever pair of pandas, Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing, created what First Lady Pat Nixon couldn't resist describing as "Panda-monium" in the nation's capital back in April 1972.

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Arlington National Cemetery

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Front Row Washington

Top local classical performances, Mondays at 9:00pm

Hispanic Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

Ling-Ling (left) and Hsing-Hsing, the National Zoological Park's giant pandas, playing in their outside enclosure in August 1985, by Jessie Cohen (Smithsonian Institution Archives, Negative Number: 96-1378)

Boundary Stones Local History Blog

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington and around the nation. 

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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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Local Productions

Washington National Cathedral

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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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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Ready to Learn

Ready To Learn

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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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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

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Arlington History Videos

Arlington Historical Society Presents

Arlington History Videos

WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.

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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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WETA in the Community

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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What's on Now

4:30PM Masterpiece
Sherlock, Season 3: The Empty Hearse
6:00PM BBC World News
6:30PM Nightly Business Report
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Classical WETA

Ludwig van Beethoven

Consecration of the House Overture

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VivaLaVoce

Vincenzo Bellini

I puritani: Aria. "A te, o cara"

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1973
Arena Stage becomes the first American theater company to tour the Soviet Union.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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