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Janis Joplin | Credit: Courtesy of Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Janis: Little Girl Blue

American Masters chronicles Janis Joplin's life and career through intimate letters and rare footage in the first in-depth film celebration of the musical artist. Director Amy Berg presents a portrait of a complicated, driven, often beleaguered artist. Chan Marshall narrates.

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Alen Held as Wotan and Catherine Foster as Brünnhilde. Photo by Scott Suchman for WNO.
Classical WETA
Special Content on Classical WETA

Washington National Opera Presents "The Ring"

This spring, WNO is presenting its first complete Ring cycle by Richard Wagner. Learn more about this massive undertaking as Classical WETA hosts talk with performers.

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Biz Kid$
Kids
WETA Kids

Biz Kid$

The young business owners featured in Biz Kid$ inspire viewers to turn their passions into profit, while stressing the importance of saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to the community.

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Benghazi in Crisis | Credit: Courtesy of FRONTLINE
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on WETA TV 26 and WETA HD

Benghazi in Crisis

On the ground in Benghazi, birthplace of Libya's uprising, now besieged by ISIS and warring militias, journalist Feras Kilani goes inside the war-torn city. Also in this Frontline program, Safa Al-Ahmad makes a dangerous trip to report on the fighting in Yemen.

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Craig McLachlan stars as the maverick country town doctor Lucien Blake in "The Doctor Blake Mysteries" | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

The Doctor Blake Mysteries

Australian Second World War veteran Doctor Lucien Blake returns home to Ballarat after 30 years to take over the local medical practice and solve crimes.

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Scott (Suranne Jones) and Bailey (Lesley Sharp) | Credit: ITV
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 10:00pm on WETA UK

Scott & Bailey, Series V

Lesley Sharp and Suranne Jones return to their roles as Manchester murder squad detectives, the super-cool Janet Scott and her hotheaded partner, Rachel Bailey.

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Re:Dream

What does it mean to "make it" in the 21st century?

Alen Held as Wotan and Catherine Foster as Brünnhilde. Photo by Scott Suchman for WNO.

Special Content on Classical WETA

JEREMY PIVEN as Harry Selfridge | Credit: Courtesy of © ITV Studios Limited 2016 for MASTERPIECE

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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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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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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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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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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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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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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Joseph Haydn

Symphony #46

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VivaLaVoce

Johann Sebastian Bach

Cantata, BWV 182. Himmelskönig, sei willkommen (King of Heaven, Thou art welcome)

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May 3
1792
Washington, D.C. is incorporated by Congress, the only city in the country to have such a designation.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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