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Tonight at 8:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Carol Burnett: The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize

Salute comedic icon Carol Burnett, recipient of the 16th Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The all-star cast includes Julie Andrews, Lucie Arnaz, Tony Bennett, Tim Conway, Tina Fey, Rashida Jones, Vicki Lawrence, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Martin Short and Rosemary Watson.

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Faust
Classical WETA
Saturday at 1:00pm on Classical WETA

Classical WETA Opera House: Faust

Royal Opera Orchestra and Chorus performs this lush drama by Gounod, which is probably the most popular musical representation of the immortal story of Faust.

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Thomas and Friends
Kids
WETA Kids

Thomas & Friends

Set on the imaginary island of Sodor, the series follows the adventures of Thomas, a cheeky little Tank Engine, and his friends, Edward, James, Gordon, Percy, Henry and Toby, and Emily, the first female steam engine.

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Gwen Ifill
WETA Television
Fridays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Washington Week with Gwen Ifill

The longest-running news and public affairs program on public television, Washington Week has been a broadcast journalism mainstay for more than four decades. 

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Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in "Sherlock"
WETA UK
Tonight at 10:30pm on WETA UK

Sherlock

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman star in this modern-day retelling of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic Sherlock Holmes stories. Tonight's episode: The Blind Banker

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Burgers in Washington

Where can you find the juiciest, most delicious burgers?

Choral Showcase

Listen Sundays at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

Digital Extras

Watch web videos on unique local stories and personalities.

Real Life History of Call the Midwife

How accurate is the series?

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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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Ready to Learn

Ready to Learn - Clifford

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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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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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Local History Blog

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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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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Volunteer

WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to the Washington area includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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What's on Now

7:30AMWild Kratts
Crocogator Contest
8:00AMCurious George
George Goes for 100; Fearless George
8:30AMCurious George
Where's the Firedog?; Toot Toot Tootsie Goodbye
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Classical WETA

Pierre Rode

Violin Concerto #10 in B Minor, Op. 19: I. Moderato

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Amilcare Ponchielli

La gioconda: Act IV

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1950
Smokey the Bear comes to live at the National Zoo after he is rescued from a forest fire in New Mexico.
WETA UK

WETA UK

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

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WETA Tweets

TONIGHT on WETA UK, 9p: Series 1 of the "Upstairs Downstairs" reboot with Keeley Hawes, Claire Foy and Eileen Atkins. t.co/2EMRYtpAGR

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Leadership Circle

Leadership Circle

Join a group of generous donors committed to the continued excellence of WETA’s programs.

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