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Jim Carter as Mr. Carson and Phyllis Logan as Mrs. Hughes | Credit: Courtesy of Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Downton Abbey, The Final Season

A car race gives Mary flashbacks. Mrs. Patmore opens for business. Mrs. Hughes tricks Carson. Things get serious for Edith. Robert gets a surprise gift.

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Benjamin Wenzelberg, Raymond Feng, Ward Stare, Alec Manasse, Esther Yu, Christopher O'Riley, and the RPO | Credit: From the Top
Classical WETA
Sunday at 6:00pm on Classical WETA

From the Top: Rochester, NY

From the Top celebrates its young musicians with the superb Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and their conductor, Ward Stare. The orchestra performs concerti with three young soloists including a 14-year-old pianist tackling the music of Grieg and a 17-year-old clarinetist playing Mozart.

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Dinosaur Train
Kids
WETA Kids

Dinosaur Train

Dinosaur Train embraces the fascination that preschoolers have with both dinosaurs and trains while encouraging basic scientific thinking and skills.

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Doc Martin, Season 7 | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Doc Martin, Season 7

Martin and Louisa's plans for both a date and James Henry's first birthday party are thrown off by an unexpected visit from Danny, Louisa's ex-boyfriend.

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Dr. Jedediah Foster (Josh Radnor) | Credit: Courtesy of Antony Platt/PBS
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Mercy Street

The Dead Room: The unexpected visit of a hospital inspector throws the staff into disarray. Mary feels empathy for a deserter, while Silas makes Samuel pay for his arrogance. A family tragedy forces James Sr. to take a risky step to earn his family's respect.

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Luther, Series 2 | Credit: BBC
WETA Television
Sundays at 11:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Luther, Series 2

Crime drama series starring Idris Elba as Luther, a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions.

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Independent Lens: The Black Panthers | Courtesy of Stephen Shames

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

Mozart

Which composer are you?

MAGGIE SMITH as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham | Credit: Courtesy of Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for MASTERPIECE

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Luther, Series 2 | Credit: BBC

Sundays at 11:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

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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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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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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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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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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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Ken Burns Partnership

Ken Burns

Ken Burns Partnership

For more than 30 years, WETA has proudly partnered with Ken Burns to bring landmark documentaries to the nation.

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WETA History

WETA History Timeline

Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s to becoming a major national producer for PBS.

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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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The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela
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Classical WETA

Richard Wagner

Siegfried Idyll

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VivaLaVoce

Alessandro Scarlatti

Cantata Pastorale "Non so qual piu m'ingombra"

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1931
The National Symphony Orchestra is founded with Hans Kindler as its first music director.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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