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Common Dolphin | Credit: Courtesy of Bill Margol
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Big Blue Live

Part 3 of 3: Scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts participate in a live TV broadcast to view the rejuvenation of the once endangered ecosystem of Monterey Bay, California, where marine creatures convene in a once-a-year confluence of fins, fur and fangs.

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Nicole Lacroix
Classical WETA
Evening host of Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Nicole Lacroix

Nicole Lacroix is the weekday evening host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. After receiving a degree in music from Trinity College, Lacroix spent fifteen years at WGMS in Washington, with stints at VOA, KDFC San Francisco and at Baltimore's WJHU and WBJC.

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Sid the Science Kid
Kids
WETA Kids

Sid the Science Kid

Sid the Science Kid, from The Jim Henson Company, follows an inquisitive preschooler who begins each day asking a question such as "Why are my shoes shrinking?" and "Why do bananas get mushy?" 

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Dinosaur fossil outside museum in Erfoud, Morocco | Photo Credit: Courtesy of WGBH
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Bigger Than T. rex

Almost a century ago, paleontologists found fossil bones from a dinosaur that was bigger than Tyrannosaurus rex, but the Spinosaurus fossils were destroyed in a World War II bombing raid. Now, the discovery of new bones in Morocco is reopening the investigation into this epic carnivore, a 53-foot-long behemoth.

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Children of Giant
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Voces: Children of Giant

The 1955 western Giant was one of the first films to explore the racial divide between Anglos and Mexican Americans in the Southwest. This documentary explores how the making of a classic Hollywood movie transformed the lives of residents of a small Texas town.

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Inspector Lewis
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Lewis

Inspector Lewis (Kevin Whately), the former working-class foil to the erudite Inspector Morse, tackles murder and mayhem with the help of cool, cerebral partner Detective Sergeant Hathaway (Laurence Fox), in the seemingly perfect academic haven of Oxford.

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Honored to Serve

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

Front Row Washington

Top local classical performances, Mondays at 9:00pm

Hispanic Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

Ling-Ling (left) and Hsing-Hsing, the National Zoological Park's giant pandas, playing in their outside enclosure in August 1985, by Jessie Cohen (Smithsonian Institution Archives, Negative Number: 96-1378)

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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

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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Local 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 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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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 interesting, out-of-the-ordinary 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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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4:00AM Big Blue Live
5:00AM Sesame Street
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Caillou's Surprise
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Classical WETA

Carl Stamitz

Viola Concerto in C Major

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VivaLaVoce

Jean-Joseph Cassanéa de Mondonville

Titon et l'Aurore

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Smokey the Bear comes to live at the National Zoo after he is rescued from a forest fire in New Mexico.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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