WETA broadcasts on five channels, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our channels are WETA PBS, WETA UK, WETA PBS Kids, WETA World and WETA Metro. See below for details including a breakdown of channel numbers by service provider.



The flagship PBS channel in the Washington metropolitan area. 

How to watch:

  • Via antenna: 26.1
  • Comcast: 26, 800, 1026, 219 (Baltimore)
  • Cox: 26, 1026, 1003 (Fredericksburg)
  • Verizon FIOS: 26, 526
  • RCN: 26, 613
  • DirecTV: 26, 26-1
  • Dish Network: 8076
WETA UK logo


Your favorite British programming, 24 hours a day.

How to Watch:

  • Via antenna: 26.2
  • Comcast (HD subscribers only): 265, 1146
  • Cox: 800
  • Verizon FIOS (HD subscribers only): 474
  • RCN: 39 (SD), 602 (HD)
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The best in children's television, all day every day.

How to watch:

  • Via antenna: 26.3
  • Comcast: 266, 1147
  • Cox: 801
  • Verizon FIOS: 472
  • RCN: 38
WETA World logo

WETA World

Real stories that inform and inspire from around the world.

How to watch:

  • Via antenna: 26.4
  • Comcast: 270, 1148
  • Cox: 802
  • Verizon FIOS: 475
  • RCN: 37
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WETA Metro

Featuring PBS favorites with local flair.

How to watch:

TV Remote

On Demand

It's never been easier to watch your favorite WETA and PBS shows. With on-demand offerings from your cable provider, and a large online video archive, WETA puts you in charge of what, when and where to watch. 

PBS Video App

Watch Online

You can also watch up with many of your favorite PBS programs and WETA local features through the PBS Video App.