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April 27 - May 3, 2020

Baptiste Continues on Masterpiece


The gritty new mystery series continues on Masterpiece. This week, Julien finds the money, but Edward makes a reckless move that puts the case in jeopardy.

Baptiste airs Sunday, May 3 at 10pm on WETA PBS or stream with the free PBS Video App.

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Go Inside the Vatican This Tuesday

Inside the Vatican

Go inside the daily lives of those who live and work in the Vatican. From the Pope to the gardener to the head of security, the film gives rare behind-the-scenes access to the inner workings of the city-state.

Inside the Vatican airs Tuesday, April 28 at 9pm on WETA PBS or stream with the PBS Video App.

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Spy in the Wild 2: A Nature Miniseries

Spy in the Wild

The sequel to the popular Nature: Spy in the Wild miniseries places more animatronic spy cameras disguised as animals to secretly record animal behavior in the wild. In the first episode, the spy creatures infiltrate a hippo pod, a nursery of red flying foxes, a gorilla sanctuary and the secret world of pygmy forest elephants.

Spy in the Wild 2: A Nature Miniseries airs Wednesday, April 29 at 8pm on WETA or stream with the PBS Video App.

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Now Streaming on WETA Passport

Call the Midwife

Our newest member benefit allows you to watch your favorite WETA shows whenever and wherever you want. This week, enjoy these programs among many others:

  • Call the Midwife 
    Catch each new episode of Season 9 on Fridays – before it airs!
  • Baptiste 
    Watch the season from start to finish today!
  • World on Fire 
    Binge the acclaimed WWII drama in its entirety right now.

WETA Passport is a benefit for members that provides you with extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming. Featuring both PBS and select local programming, WETA Passport allows you to watch even more of your favorite shows, including full seasons of many current and past series. Click here to learn more or activate now!


Download the Classical WETA App Today!

Classical WETA App

Get the best of Classical WETA in more ways than ever before! Our Classical WETA app is now available via iTunes, Google Play and Download it today and access great music anytime, anywhere.

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Support WETA and get a Roku Premiere!

Roku Offer

When you become a WETA member with a monthly gift of $10 (or a one-time gift of $120), you'll receive a Roku Premiere as a special thank-you gift PLUS access to your streaming video member benefit, WETA Passport. But hurry, you only have until Sunday, May 3 to take advantage of this special offer and supplies are limited!

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Looking for the Helpers: An Oasis in Silver Spring

Looking for the Helpers

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, two parishioners from St. Michael's Catholic Church are leading an interfaith effort to fight hunger. As Jason Giovannettone puts it, churches "always talk about our differences, why we're different, why we're doing something better than somebody else. This is a great opportunity to be unified and show how we're the same, how we care about the same things."

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Catch Up on the Latest Episode of World on Fire with Telly Visions

World on Fire

In the latest episode of Masterpiece drama World on Fire, Harry's courage is tested at Louvain, while Kasia's resistance activity in Warsaw intensifies. Catch up on what you missed and discuss all the drama with other fans at our Telly Visions recap.

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Asian Americans Digital Town Hall

Asian Americans

In connection with the upcoming PBS series, ASIAN AMERICANS, which will air on May 11 and 12, the digital town hall, presented on Facebook Live by the Center for Asian American Media, will explore how today’s discrimination directed at Asian Americans is rooted in a long history of xenophobia and racism from the mid-19th century to the present.  Panelists will discuss what can be learned from the history of Asian Americans, and how we can move forward together as Americans in this particularly challenging moment.

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