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Southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) | Credit: Courtesy of © Monterey Bay Aquarium, Photo by Randy Wilder
WETA Television
Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Big Blue Live

Part 2 of 3: Scientists, animal behaviorists and other experts participate in a live TV broadcast to view the rejuvenation of the once endangered ecosystem of Monterey Bay, California, where marine creatures convene in a once-a-year confluence of fins, fur and fangs.

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David Ginder
Classical WETA
Weekday morning host

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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Martha Speaks
Kids
WETA Kids

Martha Speaks

Based on the best-selling children's book series by Susan Meddaugh, Martha Speaks follows the adventures of Martha, a loveable dog who gains the ability to speak after eating alphabet soup. 

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The extraordinary life and long reign of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II is explored on a new PBS biography series, In Their Own Words. | Credit: Courtesy of Lichfield
WETA Television
Tonight at 9:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

In Their Own Words: Queen Elizabeth II

Follow Elizabeth's remarkable life, from her youth to her uncle's abdication, her father's coronation as King George VI, her experience during World War II, her sudden ascension to the throne and her reign of more than 60 years.

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FRONTLINE investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin's reign in Russia. | Credit: Courtesy of REUTERS/Sergei Chirikov/Pool
WETA Television
Tonight at 10:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Putin’s Way

Frontline investigates the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Vladimir Putin's reign in Russia. Tracing his career back over two decades, this investigation reveals how the accumulation of wealth and power has led to autocratic rule and the specter of a new Cold War.

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Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef are Mr. & Mrs. Murder | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Tuesdays at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Mr. & Mrs. Murder

A comedic murder mystery series from Australia, Mr. & Mrs. Murder follows the adventures of married couple Nicola and Charlie Buchanan (Kat Stewart and Shaun Micallef), who run an industrial cleaning business — aka murder clean-up crew.

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Arlington National Cemetery

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Front Row Washington

Top local classical performances, Mondays at 9:00pm

Hispanic Heritage Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming.

Ling-Ling (left) and Hsing-Hsing, the National Zoological Park's giant pandas, playing in their outside enclosure in August 1985, by Jessie Cohen (Smithsonian Institution Archives, Negative Number: 96-1378)

Boundary Stones Local History Blog

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington and around the nation. 

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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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Local Productions

Washington National Cathedral

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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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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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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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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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary 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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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

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

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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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What's on Now

8:30AM Curious George
The Wheels on the Bus; Seed Trouble
9:00AM Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Miss Elaina Gets Hurt; Daniel Feels Better
9:30AM Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Daniel Can't Ride Trolley; Daniel Can't Get What He Wants
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Classical WETA

Bedrich Smetana

Ma Vlast: The Moldau

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VivaLaVoce

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Eugene Onegin: Letter Scene ["Nu, zaboltalas ya!...Puskai pogibnu ya"]

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September 1
1862
Confederate and Union forces fight the Battle of Chantilly, which concludes the 1862 Northern Virginia Campaign of the Civil War.
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WETA UK

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

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