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Martin Clunes as Ian Bennet | Credit: APT
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Man Who Lost His Head, with Martin Clunes

Catch Doc Martin's Martin Clunes in a very different sort of role in this light-hearted comic drama. Clunes stars as repressed museum curator Ian Bennett, who is sent to assess the possible return of an ancient Maori carving to the small, fictional New Zealand town of Otakataka.

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Chip Brienza
Classical WETA
Weekend host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM

Chip Brienza

Chip Brienza is a weekend host on Classical WETA 90.9 FM. An actor as well as a broadcaster, Chip has many film and television credits on his resume.

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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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Midsomer Murders, Series VIII: Things That Go Bump in the Night
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Midsomer Murders, Series VIII

Dead in the Water: The body of Guy Sweetman is found in the river on the day of the annual Midsomer Regatta. Guy was a ladies man with many enemies, so DCI Barnaby has his work cut out for him in his investigation.

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LAURENCE CENDROWICZ ©CARNIVAL FILM & TELEVISION
WETA UK
Saturdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Whitechapel

Rupert Penry-Jones (MI-5) stars in an atmospheric, brooding drama that follows members of a modern team of detectives in London's Whitechapel district who are contending, in Series One, with copycat killings that replicate murders committed by Jack the Ripper a century before.

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Damian Lewis as Soames and Gina McKee as Irene | Credit: Courtesy of ©Granada
WETA UK
Saturdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

The Forsyte Saga

This dazzling 13-part series chronicles three generations of a powerful upper middle-class family from the Victorian era through World War I. Damian Lewis, Gina McKee and Ioan Gruffudd star in the story of class, sex and power based on Nobel Prize-winning author John Galsworthy's classic novel.

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Arlington National Cemetery

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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 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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Armadillo
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Classical WETA

Amilcare Ponchielli

Capriccio for Oboe and Piano

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VivaLaVoce

Giacomo Puccini

La bohème

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1931
The National Symphony Orchestra is founded with Hans Kindler as its first music director.
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WETA UK

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

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