WETA is the leading public broadcasting station in the nation’s capital, serving Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia with educational, cultural, news and public affairs programs and services.
WETA is one of 354 television stations that make up the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). WETA TV 26 reaches 1.3 million Washington area viewers in an average week who tune in for broadcasts of children’s programs, news and public affairs, history and culture, and science and nature programs. WETA's other channels include WETA HD, WETA Create, and the WETA Kids Channel.
On the radio dial, Classical WETA 90.9 FM is the exclusive home of classical music in Greater Washington. Classical WETA is also available in the Cumberland Valley on WGMS 89.1 FM and in Frederick, Maryland on WETA 88.9 FM.
WETA is one of the top producing stations for public television, producing and co-producing landmark television series. Ken Burns’s The Civil War, Baseball and The War drew international praise; The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer is highly regarded for its news coverage; Washington Week with Gwen Ifill and National Journal continues a 40-year tradition of insightful news analysis; and The Kennedy Center Presents performance series bring the richness of Washington’s arts and culture to the nation.more » « less