WETA produces an impressive portfolio of programs and series especially for Washington area audiences. 

These shows highlight the best of Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. with lively shows that explore the people, places and culture of our region.

Current Series


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

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WETA Around Town

Get Washington-area reviews and recommendations from our team of noted local art, theater and film critics.

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Looking for the Helpers

Looking for the Helpers highlights the ways people in the Washington area community are coming together to uplift and help one another.

If You Lived Here

If You Lived Here

WETA's fun new house hunting show explores the Washington, D.C. region through the local real estate market.

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When Music Makes History

Sometimes a song or artist becomes inseparably intertwined with an historical moment. Join WETA as we examine some of these times When Music Makes History.

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The Black Church in Washington

WETA explores the Black Church experience in the Washington, D.C. region, with the stories of several local congregations.

Washington Through The Decades


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Washington in the 2000s

WETA revisits the major events, people and developments that shaped Washington at the dawn of the new millennium.

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Washington in the 90s

WETA recounts the major events, people and places of a decade in which the District of Columbia transitioned from a city of crisis, to a city of opportunity.

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Washington in the 80s

It was the decade of Reagan and Barry, the Wall and the Quilt, Go-Go and DC punk, the Air Florida crash and crack, a golden age for local media and sports.

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Washington in the 70s

A decade that began under a cloud of war, riots, and division and ended with a feeling of promise, calm, and relative harmony.

Broadcast only. Not available for streaming.

Washington in the 60s Title Treatment

Washington in the 60s

The people. The protests. The progress. WETA examines the people and events of the dramatic decade that changed our city forever.

Broadcast only. Not available for streaming.

From Our Archives


Looking for older WETA local programs? Check out our Programs A to Z page!