Search form

JENNA COLEMAN as Victoria and RUFUS SEWELL as Melbourne | Courtesy of ITV Plc/MASTERPIECE

Which of Victoria's compelling cast of characters are you most like?


Which composer are you?

James Norton as Sidney Chambers | Courtesy of Colin Hutton and Kudos/ITV for MASTERPIECE

Visit Telly Visions to discuss the latest episode with other fans.

LGBT Pride Month

WETA Television celebrates with special programming in June.

Classical WETA 90.9

Current Program

From the Top

Now Playing

Johann Sebastian Bach
Capriccio, BWV 993 in E Major
VivaLaVoce Bill Bukowski

On-Air Host

Bill Bukowski

Now Playing

Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata, BWV 140. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme (Wake up, cries the watchmen's voice)

Classical Music News

Philharmonic Flip-Flop: Conductor Alan Gilbert Trades New York For Hamburg

June 23, 2017

The conductor, who cut his tenure short as the New York Philharmonic's music director, finds a welcoming new home — with a glitzy new concert hall — in Hamburg, Germany.

Meet Felix Mendelssohn, Composer Of The Original Song Of The Summer

June 23, 2017

Celebrate the sunniest of seasons with the German prodigy's timeless Overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream.

Mozart And 'The Peanut Vendor' In Havana

June 22, 2017

What happens when cultural doors open between the U.S. and Cuba? Beautiful moments like this mix of Mozart and a Cuban classic — with Brooklyn pianist Simone Dinnerstein and an orchestra from Havana.

Watch Conductor Simon Rattle Turn Into A High-Tech Tangle Of Spaghetti

June 20, 2017

With the aid of motion capture technology, and an imaginative digital artist, the gestures of the London Symphony Orchestra's conductor are transformed into trippy new animations.

Meet The Nanotechnologist Behind The Timpani At The Met

June 17, 2017

Jason Haaheim was a senior scientist at a nanotech company before deciding he wanted to play in a professional orchestra. He's now principal timpanist with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

On WETA Television

What's On Tonight

8:00PM The Great British Baking Show
9:00PM Nature's Miracle Orphans
10:00PM Globe Trekker
Papua New Guinea Islands
11:00PM Doctor Who
The Twin Dilemma
See Full Schedule

What's On Now

6:00PM Biz Kid$
How to Succeed in Biz-Ness By Really Trying!
6:30PM Biz Kid$
Cash and Credit
7:00PM Biz Kid$
How to Achieve Your Financial Goals
See Full Schedule

What's On Tonight

8:00PM Martha Speaks
Martha Acts Up; Ronald Is In
8:30PM Martha Speaks
Myth Me?; TD's Myth Take
9:00PM Martha Speaks
The Dog Did It; Martha Out West
9:30PM Martha Speaks
The Long Rotten Summer; The Case of the Shattered Vase
See Full Schedule

From Our Blogs

Telly Visions

Telly Visions is about British TV and culture.

Boundary Stones

Local history tidbits from the DC metro area

June 25
Nelson Mandela makes his first visit to Washington, D.C., meeting President George H. W. Bush in the White House.
WETA Kids Channel

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

Telly Visions

Visit our British TV blog for the latest on your favorite shows.

WETA Community Calendar

Learn about events happening in and around Washington!

Check, Please!

Apply now to be a guest reviewer on our new series.

WETA Passport

WETA Passport

Our newest member benefit allows you to watch your favorite PBS shows whenever and wherever you want. 

Learn more →


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

Learn more →
WETA Around Town

WETA Around Town

Join the circle of prominent art, theater and film critics who make WETA Around Town your one source for the latest Washington-area reviews.

Watch online →