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Relive the thrilling first season of the swashbuckling romantic series with hints of what’s to come for the dashing Captain Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner). | Credit: Courtesy of © ITV plc (ITV Global Entertainment Ltd)
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Inside Poldark

Relive the thrilling first season of Masterpiece's swashbuckling romantic series and enjoy hints of what's to come for the dashing Captain Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner) in the upcoming second season of the drama.

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Classical Conversations
Classical WETA
Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

Classical Conversations

Listen online as Classical WETA's on-air hosts invite prominent classical music performers, composers and artists to the WETA studio for this series of intimate conversations.

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Daniel Tiger
Kids
WETA Kids

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is a new animated program for preschoolers ages 2 to 4 which builds on the pioneering PBS series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

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Pioneering outlaw country music supergroup The Highwaymen featured Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings. | Credit: Courtesy of Sony Music Archives / Photo by Jim McGuire
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Highwaymen Live at Nassau Colosseum

Join Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Kris Kristofferson — "the Mt. Rushmore of country music" — for this live concert recorded in 1990. The Highwaymen perform classics like "Big River," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Always on My Mind."

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Mark Williams as Father Brown
WETA UK
Thursdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Father Brown

A Catholic priest with excellent detective skills solves crimes in this stylish series set in the 1950s and based on G.K. Chesterton's stories.

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Dalziel and Pascoe
WETA UK
Thursdays at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Dalziel and Pascoe

Dalziel is an idiosyncratic, no-nonsense cop with a penetrating wit and questionable habits. Pascoe is his cultured and thoughtful sidekick. Despite their obvious differences, the pair forges an impressive crime-solving partnership.

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Burgers in Washington

Where can you find the juiciest, most delicious burgers?

Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

WETA Neighborhoods

Explore D.C. neighborhoods bursting with personality.

Effect of the Marathon Craze (1909) by Charles Dana Gibson. (Source: Library of Congress)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

9:00AM Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Friends Help Each Other; Daniel Helps O Tell a Story
9:30AM Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Something Special for Dad; I Love You, Mom
10:00AM Sesame Street
Fetch the Letter I
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Classical WETA

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Symphony #40

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VivaLaVoce

Gioachino Rossini

Guillaume Tell: Act III

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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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