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Midsomer Murders, Series XI: Talking to the Dead | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Midsomer Murders, Series XI

Talking to the Dead: Two couples living on the edge of Barton Woods disappear, leaving the village abuzz with rumors of supernatural causes. According to a local priest, the woods are haunted by the ghosts of monks killed there in the 16th century.

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Classical Conversations
Classical WETA
Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

Classical Conversations

Listen online as Classical WETA's on-air hosts invite prominent classical music performers, composers and artists to the WETA studio for this series of intimate conversations.

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Daniel Tiger
Kids
WETA Kids

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood is a new animated program for preschoolers ages 2 to 4 which builds on the pioneering PBS series, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood.

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Credit: Courtesy of © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films and BBC Wales for BBC One and MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the acclaimed modern retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories. But now our heroes find themselves in 1890s London.

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Mark Williams as Father Brown
WETA UK
Thursdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Father Brown

A Catholic priest with excellent detective skills solves crimes in this stylish series set in the 1950s and based on G.K. Chesterton's stories.

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Douglas Henshall plays detective Jimmy Perez in "Shetland." | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Thursdays at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Shetland

Douglas Henshall stars as Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez in this murder mystery set against the stunning Scottish backdrop of the Shetland Isles.

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Honored to Serve

WETA TV 26 spotlights those who serve in America's military.

Discuss Call the Midwife

Our Telly Visions blog has recaps of every episode after it airs.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in May.

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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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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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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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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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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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

7:00AM Wild Kratts
Golden Bamboo Lemur
7:30AM Ready Jet Go!
The Grandest Canyon; A Visit to the Planetarium
8:00AM Nature Cat
Happy Halentine's Day; The Groundhog Way
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Classical WETA

Domenico Scarlatti

Keyboard Sonata (K. 114)

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VivaLaVoce

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Nine Songs (from the album "In the Still of the Night")

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1964
The U.S. Postal Service gives Smokey the Bear his own zip code at the National Zoo.
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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WETA Tweets

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Donate Your Vehicle

Donate Your Vehicle

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

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