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WETA Kids Block Party | Wild Kratts: Reptile Week

We’re halfway through August and the summer heat is still going strong, so take a break and

relax with The WETA Kids Block Party! If there’s anyone who knows how to handle hot weather, its reptiles, so learn a lesson from the masters with Wild Kratts Reptile Week Monday August 19 - Friday August 23, learn about an entirely different reptilian creature each day at 5pm with NEW episodes! On top of that, Saturdays we have a WETA Kids Block Party, 5 episodes of Wild Kratts back to back from 5:30pm to 8pm!

Wild Kratts features The Kratt Brothers, Chris and Martin Kratt, who go on rescue missions to save animals from dangerous situations. Whether it’s villains, natural disasters, or unfortunate accidents, nothing can stop the Kratts in their pursuit to protect the wildlife! Along the way, you’ll learn a lot about these creatures and how you can help them out too!

WILD KRATTS Reptile Week | Coming Monday, August 19, 2013 | PBS KIDS


Here are the Wild Kratts Reptile Week episodes and air dates:

Rattlesnake Crystal   NEW!
Airs Monday, August 19 at 5pm on WETA Kids & Saturday, August 24 at 5:30pm
When the Kratt Brothers’ ship, The Tortuga, is forced to land in an unknown habitat, the Kratt Brothers are forced to search for rare tellurium crystals in order to repair their ship! In

order to do this, they must utilize the rattlesnake’s amazing infrared vision skills to save the day!

Gila Monster Under My House  NEW!
Airs Tuesday, August 20 at 5pm on WETA Kids & Saturday, August 24 at 6pm
When a loose Gila monster is discovered underneath a house in the wild, the Kratt Brothers are called in to help out! As the brothers show how amazing the Gila monster’s natural abilities are, the villainous Zach decides to use the Gila monster for his own nefarious purposes.

Tortuga Tune-Up  NEW!
Airs Wednesday, August 21 at 5pm on WETA Kids & Saturday, August 24 at 6:30pm
It’s time for the Tortuga to

receive an aquatic upgrade, but the brothers need to find an inspiration that will allow them to bring their ship to the bottom of the ocean! After they seek out a sea turtle, they get to witness how well they move through the sea and fight off natural predators!

Road Runner  NEW!
Airs Thursday, August 22 at 5pm on WETA Kids & Saturday, August 24 at 7pm
When the brothers fail to catch and identify a mysterious lizard, they decide to turn to the roadrunner for help! Utilizing the roadrunner’s amazing speed, they take turns running wild through the desert at the blink of an eye. But will this speed be

enough for them to catch their mystery lizard?

Mom of a Croc
Airs Friday, August 23 at 5pm on WETA Kids & Saturday, August 24 at 7:30pm

In order to show the less scary side of crocodiles, the brothers infiltrate a crocodile nest to learn more about their natural habitat! They discover many things about their lifestyle and natural heat transferring abilities, which allows them to convince others that crocodiles are much more than meets the eye!

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This Week on WETA UK | WETA UK Schedule December 3 – 9

WETA UK is your DC, MD, VA all-British broadcast television channel and this week we have new shows, new seasons, and new adventures to share with you! Here's what's coming up this week on WETA UK.


Monday at 7:00pm begin watching the new comedy My Family! This British family sitcom follows the Harper family: married couple Ben and Susan and their three children. Each character has a unique and hilarious personality, get to know them Mondays – Thursdays at 7:00pm. Learn more about the series in our Coming to WETA UK in December | New British Shows blog post and download our WETA UK MY FAMILY SEASON 1 EPISODE GUIDE!

My Family


Monday at 8:00pm join us for the premiere of Reilly Ace of Spies, the suspenseful dramatization of the real-life adventures of Sidney Reilly. Tonight at 8:00, discover the man who was said to be the inspiration behind Ian Fleming's James Bond. Learn more about the series in our Coming to WETA UK in December | New British Shows blog post!

Reilly Ace of Spies


Tuesday at 6:00pm tune in for the start of season 4 Born and Bred. Life is changing for the villagers in this new season of the popular countryside drama. Dr. Tom Gilder has left to make peace with his father so Dr. Donald Newman takes over the practice. New face Dr. Logan, young, good-looking and very confident sets feathers flying and even some romantic sparks! Deborah’s pretty, but self-centered and immature younger sister, Nancy, comes to live with the Gilder family.

Tuesday at 10:00pm kick off season 4 of the action-packed detective series MI-5! A terrorist attack hits London and MI-5 has only 48 hours to prevent a catastrophe. Adam faces a life-and-death situation and by going undercover, Fiona hopes to put her demons to rest. Blackmail, manipulation, personal agendas, and more means this season of MI-5 isn’t one to miss! Click here to download our free WETA UK MI-5 SEASON 4 EPISODE GUIDE.


Wednesday at 6:00pm catch the first episode of season 4 Ballykissangel! Continue to experience the spark of forbidden love and whimsical goings-on of this rural Irish community. Be sure to check out our WETA UK BALLYKISSANGEL SEASON 4 EPISODE GUIDE to help you stay on top of the drama and excitement! This episode repeats Sunday at 11:00am!

WETA UK | BallyKissAngel


Wednesday at 8:00pm open a new case with Inspector Morse: Death of the Self. He and Lewis head to Italy to investigate the death of an Englishwoman. Ruled an accidental death, the woman’s husband thinks otherwise. What will Inspector Morse uncover about this mysterious death?

Wednesday at 9:00pm Detective Superintendent Tennison’s career heads toward its inevitable conclusion in this new story of Prime Suspect: The Final Act. When the body of missing schoolgirl Sallie Sturdy is discovered, the hunt for her killer begins. But as Tennison and her team work to identify their prime suspect, the emotional fallout from the brutal murder starts to take its toll. This episode re-airs Saturday at 6:00pm!


Thursday at 8:00pm continue the light hearted mystery series Rosemary and Thyme as they begin a new adventure, Sweet Angelica. While trying to restore the lawns at a school that caters to the children of wealthy foreigners, Rosemary and Laura find themselves involved in a murder mystery. Angelica, an attractive Polish student, spurns the advances of more than one male at the school. When one of her suitors turns up dead, she is among the suspects.


Friday at 8:00pm start Fawlty Towers from the beginning! Watch season 1 episode 1 at 8:00pm then stay tuned for two more episodes at 8:30pm and 9:00pm!

WETA UK | Fawlty Towers


Saturday at 8:00pm we invite you to the WETA UK Event: The Complete Wallander! Start watching this week with two back-to-back episodes beginning at 8:00pm Sidetracked and Firewall. Learn more about the series in our Coming to WETA UK in December | New British Shows blog post!

WETA UK Event: The Complete Wallander


Sunday at 3:00pm is the first of many new seasons today! Watch the global phenomenon Red Dwarf from the very beginning! On board the Jupiter mining ship Red Dwarf, Dave Lister ranks 169 out of 169, lower than the Skutters, the maintenance robots. Lister has recently been dumped by Officer Kristine Kochanski but is still in love with her. By the end of the first episode, all the crew except Lister dies from a radiation leak caused by a badly sealed Drive plate. Click here to download our free WETA UK RED DWARF SEASON 1 EPISODE GUIDE! Episode 2 follows at 3:30pm!

Sunday at 6:00pm watch episode 1 of Monarch of the Glen season 4! This season brings more drama and romance, be sure to schedule your day around this British favorite!

WETA UK | Monarch of the Glen


Sunday at 8:00pm celebrate the premiere of Yes, Minister season 3! Government Ministers come and go, but Civil Servants are in the Ministry forever. Therefore it is the job of every responsible Government bureaucrat to ensure that meddling politicians do not rock the boat. This is the last season and certainly one of the funniest. Print and download our free WETA UK YES, MINISTER SEASON 3 EPISODE GUIDE!

Sunday at 10:00pm Doctor Who takes on season 3 episode 1. From the moment the Doctor walks into the life of medical student Martha Jones he changes her forever. Together they find themselves travelling through time and space encountering extraordinary events, amazing worlds and faces both old and new.