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A Red kangaroo’s elastic tendons help make its hop the most efficient way of travelling on land. | Credit: Courtesy of BBC 2016
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Supernature — Wild Flyers

Defying Gravity: This program examines the basic principles of flight to see how animals become airborne in the first place. From leapers to gliders and those that effortlessly fly for hours, each creature has special techniques. But all must overcome a powerful force — gravity.

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David Ginder
Classical WETA
Weekday morning host

David Ginder

David Ginder is Classical WETA 90.9 FM's early-morning host. He came to WETA in 1989 after working at WKSG in Binghampton, New York and WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Nature Cat
Kids
WETA Kids

Nature Cat

Brand new series Nature Cat follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors and learn about nature with the help of his animal friends.

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Gooseberry Falls, Minnesota | Credit: Courtesy of ©WGBH
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Making North America

Origins: From palm trees that once flourished in Alaska to huge eruptions that nearly tore the Midwest in two, NOVA discovers how forces of almost unimaginable power gave birth to North America.

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Model Melanie Gaydos in Brooklyn, New York. | Credit: Courtesy of Augusto Giachino/BBC
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

9 Months That Made You

The First 8 Weeks: The series follows the story of how, from a fertilized egg, a person takes on human form in the womb; this program charts the metamorphosis from the various embryonic forms through the moment around 12 weeks when the embryo becomes unmistakably human.

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Joan Hickson as Miss Marple | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Miss Marple

Classic murder mysteries by Agatha Christie, filmed entirely on location and featuring award-winning actress Joan Hickson, the most popular Miss Marple ever.

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WETA Neighborhoods

Premieres Tues, July 5 at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

VivaLaVoce

Classical vocal music in all its forms, 24 hours per day

LGBT Pride Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in June.

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking on Women's Day at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Photo Credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

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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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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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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

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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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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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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight Explore and under-the-radar activities.

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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

1:00AM Antiques Roadshow
Vintage New York
2:00AM Antiques Roadshow
Vintage Secaucus
3:00AM POV
The Look of Silence
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Classical WETA

Edvard Grieg

Symphonic Dances

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VivaLaVoce

Robert Schumann

Liederkreis, Op. 39

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1969
University of Maryland graduate Jim Henson goes to work on Sesame Street.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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WETA Tweets

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