Search form

Credit: Courtesy of 2015 Richard Schuster
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015

The Vienna Philharmonic performs an open-air concert from the gardens of Austria's Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. Zubin Mehta conducts, with pianist Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist, in works by Grieg, Sibelius, Richard Strauss and Johann Strauss II.

Watch a preview →
La Clemenza di Tito
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: La Clemenza di Tito

The characters in Mozart's final opera discover that even when it seems things could hardly go more horribly, disastrously wrong, everything can still turn out just fine.

Learn more →
Sesame Street
Kids
WETA Kids

Sesame Street

Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion. 

Watch on WETA TV 26 and WETA Kids →
Washington Week with Gwen Ifill
WETA Television
Fridays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill

The longest-running news and public affairs program on public television, Washington Week has been a broadcast journalism mainstay for more than four decades. 

Learn more →
President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy traveling in car, May 1961. | Credit: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Library
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

JFK: One PM Central Standard Time

A special recounts the riveting story of the reporting from Dallas and the New York CBS Newsroom from the moment President Kennedy was shot until Walter Cronkite's emotional pronouncement of his death at 1 p.m. CST. George Clooney narrates.

Watch a preview →
Scott (Suranne Jones) and Bailey (Lesley Sharp) | Credit: ITV
WETA UK
Fridays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Scott & Bailey

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

See all broadcast times →
Burgers in Washington

Where can you find the juiciest, most delicious burgers?

Bassoonist Sandra Bailey, 18, from Atlanta, GA, performs "I. Allegro con moto" from Sonatine by Alexandre Tansman

Hear the next generation of classical champions!

Leonard Bernstein and cast at rehearsal for West Side Story. (Library of Congress)

Boundary Stones Local History Blog

Sherlock Quiz

Discover which character you most resemble.

PROMOTION:

Fun Places in DC

Credit: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for taking children on daytime adventures. 

Learn More →

Local Productions

Washington National Cathedral

Local Productions

WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

Learn more →

WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts

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

Watch online →

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

Play matching, alphabet and concentration games from your favorite WETA Kids characters.

Play now →

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.

Learn more →

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

Watch the latest videos →

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!

Learn more →

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.

Watch video →

Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

Learn more →

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.

Learn more →

What's on Now

3:00AM Nazi Mega Weapons
V2 Rocket
4:00AM Nature
Siberian Tiger Quest
5:00AM Sesame Street
Jack B. Nimble Can't Sit Down
See Full Schedule

Classical WETA

Joseph Haydn

Symphony #12

Buy the CD →

VivaLaVoce

Giacomo Puccini

Edgar

Buy the CD →
August 28
1963
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his famous "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington.

WETA Kids Channel

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

Learn More →

WETA Tweets

RT @IndependentLens: This week's #TBT film is one of the most talked about docs of last season. Don't miss it: t.co/bLA7F05Le0 http:…

RT @washingtonweek: .@GwenIfill saw that #NewOrleans today is full of "pessimism, optimism and grit." t.co/dmXwbwY9Fa

Follow @wetatvfm →

WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

Learn more →