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Yellow-naped Amazon parrot enjoying a bath at the Santa Barbara Bird Farm, Montecito, CA. | Credit: Courtesy of Joe Brunette/©2013 THIRTEEN Productions LLC
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Parrot Confidential

Nature explores issues surrounding the keeping of parrots as pets, why some breeders and owners become rescuers, and conservation efforts in the wild. Owners and rescuers talk about the ups and downs of caring for the colorful characters.

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Classical WETA
Wednesday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

NSO Showcase: Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony

Christoph Eschenbach conducts the National Symphony Orchestra in Anton Bruckner’s Symphony No. 8 in C Minor, the composer's largest and last complete symphony.

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Zula Patrol
Kids
WETA Kids

The Zula Patrol

Aliens learn about science and space exploration while traveling through the universe.

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German U-boats on display for Admiral Horthy, regent of Hungary and guest of Hitler. | Credit: Courtesy of Everett Historical
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Nazi Attack on America

During World War II, a little-known attack from the ocean depths struck America's shores, lasting three-and-a-half years and claiming 5,000 lives. Now, famed undersea explorer Bob Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic, investigates the wreck of a German submarine that lies just a few miles off New Orleans.

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Inspector Morse
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Morse

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include opera, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery!

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Shaun Evans as Endeavour Morse (Courtesy of ©ITV 2011 for MASTERPIECE)
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Endeavour

Shaun Evans is a young Endeavour Morse in this prequel mystery series that follows the famous Inspector's younger days as a rookie detective constable. 

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

NSO Showcase

Performances from the National Symphony Orchestra's archives

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in May.

Jane Seymour

Which member of Henry VIII's court do you resemble?

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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. 

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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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WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

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

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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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Ready to Learn

Ready to Learn - Clifford

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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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Telly Visions

Telly Visions

Telly Visions

Telly Visions is our British TV and culture blog. Stop by for the latest from around the Brit entertainment world!

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Local History Blog

Boundary Stones

Boundary Stones

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

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What's on Now

11:00PM Charlie Rose
12:00AM Tavis Smiley
12:30AM The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
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Classical WETA

Clara Wieck Schumann

Piano Concerto

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VivaLaVoce

George Frideric Handel

Alcina: Act III

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May 6
1742
Fairfax County, Virginia is founded, carved out from the northern part of Prince William County.
WETA UK

WETA UK

Our UK channel offers the best of British television 24 hours a day! 

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Donate Your Vehicle

Support WETA by donating your used car, truck, boat or other vehicle.

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