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Doc Martin and the Legend of the Cloutie | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Doc Martin and the Legend of the Cloutie

In a sequel to Doc Martin: The Movie, the Doc (Martin Clunes) is in need of a bit of distance from Port Isaac, setting his sights on a ramshackle property, Tregrunnt Farm. But a London family also has ideas for it: holiday cottages. Desperate to buy the property, Doc resorts to an old Cornish witch's trick.

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Curious George
Kids
WETA Kids

Curious George

Curious George, based on the children's classic created by Margret and H.A. Rey, uses George's insatiable curiosity as a way of acquainting preschoolers with key concepts in math, science and engineering.

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The Jewel in the Crown
WETA UK
Saturdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

The Jewel in the Crown

Based on Paul Scott's Raj Quartet novels, this classic 1984 series recounts the final days of the British Raj in India during World War II. Art Malik, Geraldine James, Saeed Jaffrey, Peggy Ashcroft, Charles Dance, Tim Pigott-Smith, Eric Porter and Susan Wooldridge star.

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Tom Cullen as Lord Gillingham and Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE
WETA UK
Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Downton Abbey, Season 5

Episode 4 of 9: Lord Merton delivers a bombshell to Isobel, and Mary does likewise to Tony. Police suspicions deepen in an unexplained death. Robert and Sarah lock horns.

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Poldark
WETA UK
Saturdays at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Poldark

The sweeping, swashbuckling, romantic saga Poldark, a 1970s BBC blockbuster that is now remembered as a classic, tells the story of a dashing 18th-century English army officer, played by Robin Ellis, and his ever-changing fortunes.

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WETA Arts spotlights local visual and performing art.

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Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley, Hugh Bonneville as Robert, Earl of Grantham and Allen Leech as Tom Branson | Credit: (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

Is Season 5 true to history?

Edith Lee Payne, the 12-year-old girl who later became the face of the March , photographed on the day which was also her 12th birthday. | Credit: Rowland Scherman/NARA

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

PROMOTION:

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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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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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

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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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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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WETA Magazine

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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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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Local TV 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.

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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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What's on Now

9:30AM EastEnders
10:00AM The This Old House Hour
Lexington Project 2015: Making Connections
11:00AM Great Performances at the Met
Francesca da Rimini
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Classical WETA

Georg Philipp Telemann

Banquet Music, Part III: Concerto in E-flat major: IV. Vivace

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VivaLaVoce

George Frideric Handel

Rodelinda: Act III

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January 31
1988
The Washington Redskins defeat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII by a score of 42-10, setting numerous Super Bowl records in the process.
Sesame Street

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