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Maggie Smith as Violet, Dowager Countess of Grantham | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Downton Abbey, Season 5

Episode 5 of 9: Rose makes a new acquaintance. Something is wrong with Thomas. Edith's link to Marigold draws attention. Bricker and Robert lose control.

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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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Shown from left to right: James Norton as Sidney Chambers, Robson Green as Inspector Keating, and Mark Bonnar as Dr. Robinson | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Des Willie/Lovely Day Productions & ITV for MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD

Grantchester

Part 3 of 6: An old woman tells Sidney that someone wants her dead. Then she dies. Coincidence? The new curate delivers a surprising sermon.

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Passionate amateur bakers compete to be named the U.K.’s best. | Credit: Courtesy of Love Productions
WETA UK
Sundays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

The Great British Baking Show

A series follows amateur bakers competing to be named the U.K.'s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds.

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From the Top performers
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Sunday at 6:00pm on Classical WETA

From the Top: Montclair, NJ

This week's show from Montclair, New Jersey features a guest appearance by the world-renowned Shanghai String Quartet. Two lucky teenage performers get the privilege of joining the quartet in a thrilling performance of the music of Johannes Brahms.

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WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

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Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley, Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham and Allen Leech as Tom Branson | Credit: (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

Is Season 5 true to history?

Edith Lee Payne, the 12-year-old girl who later became the face of the March , photographed on the day which was also her 12th birthday. | Credit: Rowland Scherman/NARA

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

PROMOTION:

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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Fun Places in DC

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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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Family Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Family-Friendly Events

Check out our Community Calendar for fun and educational family-oriented events in Greater Washington.

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Community Calendar

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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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Ready to Learn

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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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Local History Blog

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Boundary Stones

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

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WETA Magazine

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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Giveaways

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Ticket Giveaways

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

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Local TV Productions

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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 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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What's on Now

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George Frideric Handel

Concerto Grosso, Op. 3 #2 in B-flat Major

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VivaLaVoce

Johann Sebastian Bach

Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: Gloria

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Under growing pressure from the Federal government, the Washington Redskins become the last NFL team to integrate when they trade for star flanker Bobby Mitchell.
Sesame Street

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