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David Tennant as Will Burton in "The Escape Artist," Courtesy of (C) Endor Productions Ltd MMXIII for MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Escape Artist

David Tennant (Doctor Who), stars as a brilliant defense lawyer with a storybook family and a potent nickname, "The Escape Artist," for his ability to spring the obviously guilty. Then he gets a trial that changes his life forever.

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John Banther
Classical WETA
Weekend host

John Banther

John Banther serves as a weekend host on Classical WETA 90.9. In his spare time, he is the tuba player of the Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass, and has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, and South America.

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Nature Cat
Kids
WETA Kids

Nature Cat

Brand new series Nature Cat follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors and learn about nature with the help of his animal friends.

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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
WETA Television
Saturdays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Follow the escapades of Australian female detective Phryne Fisher, a thoroughly modern woman of the 1920s who solves crimes in Melbourne. 

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Rosemary & Thyme
WETA UK
Saturdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Rosemary & Thyme

Follow the adventures of two amateur sleuths brought together by their mutual love of plants. 

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CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 5) Patsy, Trixie and Barbara CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 5) (Airdate: 4/3/2016)  S5 Iconic Size: 2.04 MB Dimensions: 2854 x 4288 DOWNLOAD PHOTO Credit: Courtesy of Red Productions Ltd 2015 Photo Caption Patsy (Emerald Fennell), Trixie (Helen George) and Barbara (Charlotte Ritchie). | Credit: Courtesy of Red Productions Ltd 2015
WETA UK
Saturdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Call the Midwife, Season 5

In Season 5 of the popular period drama, it's 1961 and the Poplar neighborhood of London's East End is beginning to feel the winds of social change.

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WETA Neighborhoods

Explore D.C. neighborhoods bursting with personality.

Classical Conversations

Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

The Great British Baking Show, Season 3 Recaps

Weekly recaps on Telly Visions

The "ancient" Chinese game of Mah Jongg was all the rage for high society types in Washington in the early 1920s. (Source: National Photo Company Collection, Library of Congress)

Boundary Stones Local History Blog

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Fun Places in DC

Carousel at Glen Echo Park, located along MacArthur Boulevard in Glen Echo, Maryland, United States. Built in 1921, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. | Credit: chrisbb@prodigy.net via Flickr Creative Commons

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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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 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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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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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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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 and explore 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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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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What's on Now

8:30AM Rick Steves' Europe
Italy's Riviera: Cinque Terre
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Classical WETA

Johannes Brahms

Violin Concerto

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VivaLaVoce

Johannes Brahms

A German Requiem, Op. 45: #3. Lord, make me to know

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July 23
1943
The interracial "Battle of Music" between Louis Armstrong and Charlie Barnet at Griffith Stadium turns unruly.
Curious George

WETA Kids Channel

The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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Hillary Clinton announces Virginia Senator @timkaine as her running mate. What do you think of the decision? t.co/iPZ6gg5Fsy

Tonight at 8 pm, join us as Gwen Ifill talks #RNCinCLE, #DNCinPHL, and Hillary's #VP pick on @WashingtonWeek.

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Volunteer at WETA!

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