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David Tennant as Will Burton in "The Escape Artist," Courtesy of (C) Endor Productions Ltd MMXIII for MASTERPIECE
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Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Escape Artist

David Tennant (Doctor Who), stars as a brilliant defense lawyer with a storybook family and a potent nickname, "The Escape Artist," for his ability to spring the obviously guilty. Then he gets a trial that changes his life forever. Watch both parts tonight!

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David Ginder
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David Ginder

David Ginder is Classical WETA 90.9 FM's early-morning host. He came to WETA in 1989 after working at WKSG in Binghampton, New York and WITF in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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Sid the Science Kid
Kids
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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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John Cleese in Fawlty Towers
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Fawlty Towers

A delightfully manic British comedy about an ill-mannered innkeeper, created by and starring Monty Python alum John Cleese and his then-wife, Connie Booth.

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Rev
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:30pm on WETA UK

Rev

A vicar from a small parish is promoted to the inner city world of a church in East London in this contemporary sitcom. 

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Telly Visions
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Telly Visions

Telly Visions is our British TV and culture blog. Stop by for the latest from around the Brit entertainment world!

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Burgers in Washington

Where can you find the juiciest, most delicious burgers?

Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

Courtesy of Florentine Films

The new documentary from Ken Burns premieres Sept. 14!

"The Godfather of Go-go," Chuck Brown. (Photo courtesy Chuck Brown)

Flash back to Washington's grooviest decade.

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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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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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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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Television & Children

Watching TV

Television & Children

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

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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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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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Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Online-only WETA Digital Extras highlight local personalities and stories which make Washington an interesting place to live. 

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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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Volunteer at WETA!

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his famous "I Have a Dream" speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington.
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