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David Tennant and Emily Watson star in "The Politician's Husband." | Credit: APT
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Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The Politician's Husband

Aiden Hoynes (David Tennant), a senior Cabinet Minister, is happily married to Freya (Emily Watson), a junior Minister who has put her own ambitions on hold for the sake of Aiden's career and their family. When Aiden's career path comes to an abrupt halt as Freya's soars, the power balance within their marriage is irrevocably altered.

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18-year-old violinist Sophia Stoyanovich from Bainbridge Island, Washington, performs Romance for Violin and Piano by her father, Patrick Stoyanovich.
Classical WETA
Sunday at 6:00pm on Classical WETA

From the Top: Tacoma, WA

In this week's show from Tacoma, Washington we’ll hear a young violinist perform a lush and lyrical piece written for her by her father and more!
 

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Elmo’s Christmas Countdown
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WETA Kids Holiday Specials

WETA Kids celebrates the holiday season with holiday episodes of your favorite WETA Kids shows!

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Ladies of Letters
WETA UK
Tonight at 8:00pm on WETA UK

Ladies of Letters

Two British widows who met at a wedding trade letters in which they attempt to one-up each other with stories from their lives.

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Inside Claridge's | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA UK
Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Inside Claridge's

Claridge's, in the heart of London's Mayfair, is a five star luxury hotel favoured by royalty and celebrities. For the first time in its long history, this famously discreet institution has opened its doors to documentary cameras.

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British television at its best, around the clock, seven days a week.

Beethoven

Listen throughout December on Classical WETA and VivaLaVoce.

Allen Leech as Tom Branson, Tom Cullen as Lord Gillingham, and Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary | Credit: Courtesy of ©Nick Briggs/Carnival Films 2014 for MASTERPIECE

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Photo Credit: Paul Morigi for the National Park Foundation, 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting

Get into the spirit with specials on WETA TV and 90.9 FM.

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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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Fun Places in DC

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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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Television & Children

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Television & Children

Get answers to the many questions parents and educators have about children and television.

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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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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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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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Ticket Giveaways

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

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Local History Blog

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Boundary Stones

WETA's local history blog uncovers unique stories that have helped shape our community over the years.

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WETA Special Events

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WETA Special Events

Join us for a variety of exciting screenings, special appearances, get-togethers and activities.

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Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Digital Extras

Online-only WETA Digital Extras highlight local personalities and stories which make Washington an interesting place to live. 

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What's on Now

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Traditional

Selections from "Christmas With Thomas Hampson" (1-8)

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Giacomo Meyerbeer

Les Huguenots

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President Nixon greets Elvis Presley at the White House after the rock'n'roll star offers his services in the war on drugs.
Sesame Street

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The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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