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National Productions

For more than four decades, WETA has been a major producing station for PBS, creating exceptional television programs for audiences nationwide.

WETA is especially noted for its more than 20-year partnership with Ken Burns that has resulted in landmark television series such as in landmark television series such as The National Parks: America's Best Idea. In addition, our acclaimed news and public affairs series such as PBS NewsHour and Washington Week with Gwen Ifill are staples of the national public television schedule. More information about these and other WETA productions and co-productions are on the Ongoing and Past Productions pages. 

Below are just a few examples of national television productions currently in WETA's pipeline. Look for them to be broadcast on public television stations nationwide in the months and years ahead!


Currently in production 

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (w.t.)

Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt as they have never been seen before: the most prominent members of the most important family in U.S. history.


Makers: The Series
As part of the MAKERS: Women Who Make America initiative six new one-hour documentaries will premiere in September 2014. The documentaries feature untold stories from an extensive list of groundbreaking women in America. An ever-growing collection of women's stories can be found in the digital video library.

Visit the MAKERS website →

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