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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 Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD

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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From the Top
Classical WETA
Sunday at 6:00pm on Classical WETA

From the Top: Purchase, NY

This week's show features 120 of America's best and brightest young musicians performing works by Bernstein and Gershwin as well as a premiering a new piece by Samuel Adams, under the baton of conductor David Robertson.
 

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Sesame Street
Kids
WETA Kids

Sesame Street

Sesame Street, the recipient of 85 Emmys, helps children learn and grow with its unique blend of excitement, humor, and compassion. 

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Morven Christie as Amanda Kendall and James Norton as Sidney Chambers | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Des Willie/Lovely Day Productions & ITV for MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD

Grantchester

Part 2 of 6: Sidney's former flame throws an engagement party that leads to murder. To crack the case, Sidney and Geordie must break a code of silence.

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Passionate amateur bakers compete to be named the U.K.’s best. | Credit: Courtesy of Love Productions
WETA UK
Sundays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

The Great British Baking Show

A series follows amateur bakers competing to be named the U.K.'s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds.

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The Jewel in the Crown
WETA Television
Tonight at 7:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

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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WETA Neighborhoods

Explore unique and historic neighborhoods in the area.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Listen throughout the month on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Brendan Coyle as Mr. Bates and Joanne Froggatt as Anna Bates | Photo Credit: Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Films 2014 for MASTERPIECE

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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?

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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

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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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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

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Ticket Giveaways

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

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Local TV Productions

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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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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

Classical WETA

Ludwig van Beethoven

Piano Concerto #5 "Emperor"

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VivaLaVoce

Gioachino Rossini

Guglielmo Tell: Act II, Duetto. "Tutto apprendi, o sventurato"

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1972
George Mason University breaks off from the University of Virginia to become an independent school.
Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

Explore the history, mission and daily operations of Arlington National Cemetery. 

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