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The WETA Movie: Queen Christina
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The WETA Movie: Queen Christina

In Rouben Mamoulian's 1933 drama, a 17th-century Swedish queen (Greta Garbo) falls in love with the Spanish ambassador (John Gilbert) while posing as a boy.

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John Banther
Classical WETA
Weekend host

John Banther

John Banther serves as a weekend host on Classical WETA 90.9. In his spare time, he is the tuba player of the Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass, and has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, and South America.

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Bob the Builder
Kids
WETA Kids

Bob the Builder

From the top of his yellow hard hat to the toes of his chunky work boots, Bob the Builder is ready to go! No project is too big or too small — whether it's fixing a leaky roof or installing an elevator in a skyscraper, Bob and his team have the knowledge and the know-how to finish the task.

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Credit: Courtesy of © Robert Viglasky/Hartswood Films and BBC Wales for BBC One and MASTERPIECE
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman return as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in the acclaimed modern retelling of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic stories. But now our heroes find themselves in 1890s London.

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Rosemary & Thyme
WETA UK
Saturdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Rosemary & Thyme

Follow the adventures of two amateur sleuths brought together by their mutual love of plants. 

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CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 5) Patsy, Trixie and Barbara CALL THE MIDWIFE (Season 5) (Airdate: 4/3/2016)  S5 Iconic Size: 2.04 MB Dimensions: 2854 x 4288 DOWNLOAD PHOTO Credit: Courtesy of Red Productions Ltd 2015 Photo Caption Patsy (Emerald Fennell), Trixie (Helen George) and Barbara (Charlotte Ritchie). | Credit: Courtesy of Red Productions Ltd 2015
WETA UK
Saturdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Call the Midwife, Season 5

In Season 5 of the popular period drama, it's 1961 and the Poplar neighborhood of London's East End is beginning to feel the winds of social change.

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WETA Neighborhoods

Premieres Tues, July 5 at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Center Stage from Wolf Trap

Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt speaking on Women's Day at the Chicago World's Fair, 1933 (Photo Credit: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library)

Who said it -- Theodore, Franklin or Eleanor?

Paul Hollywood, Mary Berry, Sue Perkins, Mel Giedroyc | Credit: Courtesy of © Mark Bourdillion/Love Productions

Sundays at 7:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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What's on Now

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They Do It with Mirrors
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Drama on a Plate
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Classical WETA

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony #1

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VivaLaVoce

Ludwig van Beethoven

Missa solemnis, Op. 123

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July 2
1923
The Naval Research Laboratory, which was the brainchild of Thomas Edison, opens 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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