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David Suchet as Poirot and Zoë Wanamaker as Ariadne Oliver, Courtesy of (C) ITV Studios for MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Poirot, Series 12: Dead Man's Folly

A wealthy financier and his wife stage a grand party at their new summer home. Poirot (David Suchet) is a reluctant guest, urged to attend by his old friend Ariadne Oliver (Zoë Wanamaker), who suspects the "murder hunt" game she is preparing may turn out to be a real murder.

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Nicole Lacroix
Classical WETA
Evening host of Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Nicole Lacroix

Nicole Lacroix is the weekday evening host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. After receiving a degree in music from Trinity College, Lacroix spent fifteen years at WGMS in Washington, with stints at VOA, KDFC San Francisco and at Baltimore's WJHU and WBJC.

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The Cat in the Hat
Kids
WETA Kids

The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is an award-winning series designed to spark a love of learning and an interest in science and math for preschool-aged children. 

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Midsomer Murders, Series VIII: Second Sight
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Midsomer Murders, Series VIII

Second Sight: John Ransom collapses and dies outside a pub after a fight with his brother-in-law. Ransom has electrical scars across the top of his head from being experimented upon by his brother, who suspected Ransom of having "second sight," the ability to predict events. DCI Barnaby investigates.

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Scott & Bailey
WETA UK
Tonight at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Scott & Bailey

Two female police detectives with very different personalities solve crimes in this mystery series.

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

Vocal CD Pick of the Week

VivaLaVoce showcases a notable new (or newly reissued) CD.

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Explore Arlington's Vietnamese community.

Shown from left to right: Ben Daniels as Tom Weston, Elaine Cassidy as Katherine, Joanna Vanderham as Denise, and Emun Elliott as Moray, Courtesy of (C) Jonathan Ford/BBC 2013 for MASTERPIECE

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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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Television & Children

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Television & Children

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

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American Graduate Day

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American Graduate Day 2014

WETA TV is highlighting American Graduate Champions, community leaders keeping students on the path to graduation. 

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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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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Online-only WETA Digital Extras highlight local personalities and stories which make Washington an interesting place to live. 

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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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Classical WETA

Antonio Vivaldi

Concerto, RV 516 in G Major

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VivaLaVoce

Georges Bizet

Carmen: Act II, Opening

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October 30
1938
Thousands of Washingtonians panic upon hearing Orson Welles' radio drama "War of the Worlds" broadcast.
Around Town

WETA Around Town

Get the latest reviews and recommendations from our team of noted local art, theater and film critics.

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