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A Green Sea Turtle climbs up the beach of Raine Island to lay her eggs. Raine Island is the largest Green Sea Turtle rookery in the world. | Credit: Courtesy of Nick Robinson / © Eye Spy Productions Trading as Northern Pictures
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Life on the Reef

Episode 3 of 3: See how the human and animal residents of the reef prepare for a category five cyclone that brings destruction to the North Queensland coast. As cyclone season finally passes and calm seas return, the reef begins to recover and thrive.

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Marilyn Cooley
Classical WETA
Mid-day host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Marilyn Cooley

Marilyn Cooley is the mid-day host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. She came to WETA in 1985 after serving as music announcer at WGUC in Cincinnati, and later as announcer and music director at Baltimore station WBJC.

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Zula Patrol
Kids
WETA Kids

The Zula Patrol

Aliens learn about science and space exploration while traveling through the universe.

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Each year, hundreds of Viking reenactors meet for the "Big Battle" at the Viking Festival in Wolin, Poland. The Vikings are supposed to be some of the fiercest fighters in history. | Credit: Courtesy of National Geographic Television
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Secrets of the Viking Sword

The Vikings were among the fiercest warriors of all time, yet only a select few carried the ultimate weapon of their era: the feared Ulfberht sword. Fashioned using a process that would remain unknown to the Vikings' rivals for centuries, the Ulfberht was a revolutionary high-tech tool.

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NOVA: Mystery of Easter Island
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Mystery of Easter Island

A remote, bleak speck of rock in the middle of the Pacific, Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, has mystified the world ever since the first Europeans arrived in 1722. How and why did the ancient islanders build and move nearly 900 giant statues, or moai, weighing up to 86 tons?

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Inspector Morse
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Morse

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include opera, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery!

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Not THAT DC: Tweed Ride

WETA's New Web Series

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

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VivaLaVoce

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

Jim Carter as Mr. Carson and Phyllis Logan as Mrs. Hughes | Credit: Courtesy of (C) Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for MASTERPIECE

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington and around the nation. 

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Fun Places in DC

Fun Places

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 Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

Play matching, alphabet and concentration games from your favorite WETA Kids characters.

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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

Get answers to the many questions parents and educators have about children and television.

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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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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 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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

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Beats of the Antonov
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Rochester Cathedral 2
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Classical WETA

Ottorino Respighi

Ancient Airs and Dances

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VivaLaVoce

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata, BWV 8. Liebster Gott, wenn werd ich sterben? (Loving God, when shall I die?)

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1930
The cornerstone of the Folger Shakespeare Library is laid in Washington, D.C.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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