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George C. Scott stars as flamboyant Gen. George S. Patton | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The WETA Movie: Patton

In Franklin Schaffner's 1970 war drama/biopic, George C. Scott stars as flamboyant Gen. George S. Patton, who receives accolades and censure as he leads his army in North Africa and Europe during World War II.

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John Banther
Classical WETA
Weekend host

John Banther

John Banther serves as a weekend host on Classical WETA 90.9. In his spare time, he is the tuba player of the Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass, and has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, and South America.

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PEG + CAT
Kids
WETA Kids

PEG + CAT

This animated preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills.

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Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Death by Miss Adventure
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

Death by Miss Adventure: Phryne investigates the death of a young female worker in a factory "accident" and soon learns that the woman's death might not be the misadventure the police think it is. Faced with a wall of secrecy and lies, Phryne sends her trusty maid, Dot, undercover into the factory to investigate.

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Marta Dusseldorp stars as Janet King | Credit: ABC
WETA UK
Saturdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Janet King

Senior Prosecutor Janet King returns from maternity leave to confront a high-profile murder, and a conspiracy which will have shocking ramifications throughout the judicial system.

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Wunmi Mosaku as Carla | Credit: Courtesy of © Ruby Films and Television (DOTE) Limited
WETA UK
Tonight at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Dancing on the Edge

Part 7: Lady Cremone becomes suspicious of Masterson's offer of such a large reward and Pamela decides to help Stanley and the band. As Julian's behavior becomes more and more unbalanced, Masterson becomes ever more apprehensive.

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

Test Your Classical Music IQ!

Can you identify the composer?

Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Robert Viglasky/Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE

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Hispanic Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

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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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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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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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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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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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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

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

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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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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

9:00PM Patton
12:00AM POV
Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)
1:30AM Latino Americans
Prejudice and Pride
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Classical WETA

Johannes Brahms

Symphony #1

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VivaLaVoce

Antonin Dvorák

Stabat Mater, Op. 58

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1962
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.
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WETA UK

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

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