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Joe Hutto wearing Stetson and stroking mule deer neck. (Courtesy of ©THIRTEEN Productions LLC)
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Touching the Wild

Nature: Touching the Wild follows naturalist Joe Hutto (of My Life as a Turkey) as he befriends, and becomes part of, a herd of mule deer in Wyoming, tapping into an understanding of these animals.

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Bill Bukowski
Classical WETA
Afternoon host of Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Bill Bukowski

Bill Bukowski is Classical WETA 90.9 FM's weekday afternoon host. He came to WETA in 2013 from WSCL on the Delmarva pennisula. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar, mountain dulcimer and ukulele.

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Biz Kid$
Kids
WETA Kids

Biz Kid$

The young business owners featured in Biz Kid$ inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit, while stressing the importance of saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to the community.

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NOVA: Inside Animal Minds (Courtesy of WGBH)
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Inside Animal Minds

A three-part NOVA miniseries explores breakthroughs in the science of animal cognition. Dogs & Super Senses: What is it like to be a dog, a shark or a bird? This question is now getting serious attention from scientists who study animal senses.

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Neil Shubin with Gorgonopsid fossil. (Courtesy of Tangled Bank Studios, LLC)
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Your Inner Fish

Based on the best-selling book by Neil Shubin, the series travels from Africa to the Arctic Circle to uncover the 3.5 billion year history of the human body — and how a colorful cast of ancient characters made us who we are today. Episode 2: Learn which parts of our bodies we've inherited from our reptilian ancestors.

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WETA Arts

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

Opera at Eight

VivaLaVoce features a complete opera at 8 pm each day, ranging from classics to recent releases.

Shown from L-R: Helen George as Trixie, Miranda Hart as Chummy, Jessica Raine as Jenny, Bryony Hannah as Cynthia (Courtesy of Jonathan Ford/©Neal Street Productions 2013)

How much do you know about the notorious setting for Call the Midwife?

Ken Burns: The Address

Join WETA at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool on April 16 & 19.

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places

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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Ready to Learn

Ready to Learn - Clifford

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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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

Get answers to the many questions parents and educators have about children and television.

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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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Special Events

WETA Special Events

WETA Special Events

Join us for a variety of exciting screenings, special appearances, get-togethers and activities.

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Local History Blog

Boundary Stones

Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to the Washington area includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Franz Xaver Dussek

Sinfonia in G Major (Altner G4)

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VivaLaVoce

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata, BWV 35. Geist und Seele wird verwirret (Spirit and soul become confused)

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April 16
1972
Giant pandas Hsing-Hsing and Ling-Ling arrive at the National Zoo from China. In return, the U.S. sends China two musk oxen.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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WETA Tweets

RT @washingtonweek: Ask @gwenifill anything. She'll be answering your questions Thurs @ 12pm t.co/wmu5WeQeQf

#DoctorWho star David Tennant stars in #TheEscapeArtist, coming to MASTERPIECE in June: t.co/ZIbYMJMpPs (via @telly_visions)

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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