Watch WETA Metro Live!

WETA Metro is currently available over-the-air on channel 26.5, via cable networks Verizon FIOS (channel 470) and RCN (channel 599) and streaming on YouTube TV, PBS.org, the free PBS Video App and here on WETA.org. Featuring PBS favorites with local flair, WETA Metro provides an additional public television resource for viewers in the Washington, D.C., metro area. Highlights include timely and relevant news, new locally-focused shows, themed programming nights including local and lifestyle programs on Mondays, American history on Thursdays and documentaries on Saturdays, and PBS programs also found on WETA PBS every weekday evening.

Please note: livestream only available to viewers in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

To see what's on now check the WETA Metro schedule below:

WETA Metro

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    Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer: TVSS: Iconic

    Extra Life: A Short History of Living Longer

    Medical Drugs

    Tuesday
    May 18

    1 Hour

    The invention of medicine that combats illness directly, such as antibiotics, from the accidental discovery of penicillin to the hunt for antivirals.
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    Philly D.A.

    Tuesday
    May 18

    1 Hour

    A councilwoman bridges constituents plagued by the opioid crisis with D.A. Krasner's unorthodox plans, which include safe injection sites.
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    FRONTLINE

    The Healthcare Divide

    Tuesday
    May 18

    1 Hour

    An investigation into growing inequities in American health care exposed by COVID-19 and how the pressure for profit and uneven government support is creating a larger divide between rich and poor hospitals.
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    PBS NewsHour

    Tuesday
    May 18

    1 Hour

    Journalists report on the news of the day.