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WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Part 3 of 3: Finding the Achilles Heel: Optimism that the mystery of the malignant cell has been solved fades due to the complexity of cancer. However, by the 2010s, new avenues of attack are uncovered. Also: a 60-year-old melanoma patient and a 6-year-old leukemia patient undergo immunotherapy.

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Nikolai Schukoff
Classical WETA
Wednesday at 9:00pm on Classical WETA

NSO Showcase: Good Friday Music

This month's NSO Showcase honors Holy Week with a special performance of the final act of Wagner's Parsifal, featuring the transcendent "Good Friday Music." Austrian tenor Nikolai Schukoff sings the role of Parsifal.

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Kids
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Odd Squad

Two young agents, Olive and Otto, are part of the Odd Squad, an agency whose mission is to save the day whenever something unusual happens in their town. A math concept is embedded in each of their cases, as Olive and Otto work together to problem-solve and correct the oddity in each episode.

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CGI recreation of a possible alien land whale that might exist on a Red Dwarf planet. | Credit: Courtesy of Barefoot; © Darlow Smithson
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Alien Planets Revealed

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler Telescope has discovered thousands of exotic new worlds far beyond our solar system. Are any of them like Earth? And what sort of life could flourish on them?

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Inspector Morse
WETA UK
Wednesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Inspector Morse

The cases of author Colin Dexter's prickly, eccentric Oxford sleuth, whose passions include opera, crosswords and, of course, a good mystery!

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WETA UK
Wednesdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Endeavour

Shaun Evans is a young Endeavour Morse in this prequel mystery series that follows the famous Inspector's younger days as a rookie detective constable. 

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Saturdays at 9:00pm on 90.9 FM

Texas Western's NCAA Championship victory over all-white Kentucky at Cole Field House in 1966 went way beyond sports. | Credit: El Paso Times

The 1966 NCAA final at Cole Field House went way beyond sports.

Sister Monica Joan (Judy Parfitt) and Sister Evangelina (Pam Ferris) | Credit: Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/© Neal Street Productions

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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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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 Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids Writers Contest

WETA Kids Young Writers' Contest

WETA Kids is encouraging K-3rd grade children to make their own “books” and enter the PBS KIDS Writers Contest.

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Community Calendar

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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

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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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Telly Visions

Telly Visions

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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Giveaways

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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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WETA Magazine

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WETA Magazine

WETA Magazine features TV schedules and highlights as well as updates about Classical WETA 90.9 FM programs.

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Local TV Productions

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Local Productions

WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Johannes Brahms

Symphony #1

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VivaLaVoce

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Mitridate, rè di Ponto (Mitridate, King of Pontus): Act I

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April 1
2002
Riots break out in College Park after the University of Maryland wins the 2002 NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Around Town

WETA Around Town

Get the latest reviews and recommendations from our team of noted local art, theater and film critics.

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