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Monday-Friday, 4-6:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 4-5pm All Things Considered
All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Michele Norris, and Melissa Block present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews and offbeat features.
Friday, 12-1pm Anything You Ever Wanted To Know
Questions are answered and knowledge is revealed on this long-running weekly call-in show hosted by Jeff Whittington. Submit your question or answer at email@example.com or 1-800-933-5372.
Saturday, 2-3pm Ask Me Another
Ophira Eisenberg, Puzzlemaster Will Shortz and Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! host Peter Sagal walk into a bar... No, it's not the start of a joke. It's the essence of Ask Me Another, a rambunctious hour that blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music.
Saturday and Sunday, 3-4pm BBC Newshour
With the world's 24-hour news cycle now more intense and unrelenting than ever, BBC Newshour cuts through the background noise and provides you a definitive take on the big stories of the day.
Overnight BBC World Service
International news, analysis and information from the BBC's global network of correspondents. The World Service provides news and reports on location, as well as insightful analysis of current events.
Saturday, 10-11am; Sunday, 12-1pm Car Talk
Brothers and mechanics Ray and Tom Magliozzi (aka "Click and Clack, The Tappet Brothers") chat about cars, dispense advice to callers and give their weekly Puzzler.
Monday-Friday, 9-11am; Friday, 9-11pm The Diane Rehm Show
For more than 25 years, The Diane Rehm Show has offered listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times.
Monday-Friday, 3-4pm Fresh Air
This Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues hosted by Terry Gross gives interviews as much time as needed, and complements them with comments from well-known critics, commentators and more.
Sunday, 6-7am and 5-6pm Humankind
Humankind presents the riveting stories of everyday people who have found real purpose in life. Living by their principles - compassion, service, generosity, spirituality, equality and integrity - they make a profound difference in the quality of life in their communities.
Saturday, 8-9pm Latino USA
Maria Hinojosa hosts this radio journal of news and culture, the only national, English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective.
Monday-Friday, 6:30-7pm Marketplace
Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace presents business news that's in-depth, understandable, and interesting. It's news on business, economics, and money for the rest of us.
Monday-Friday, 4-9am Morning Edition
NPR's Morning Edition prepares listeners for the day ahead with two hours of up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts and sports. Hosted by Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne.
Saturday, 10-11pm The Moth Radio Hour
The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props or accompaniment. Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. Each hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise, and delight with their honesty, bravery, and humor.
Monday-Friday, 7-8pm PBS NewsHour
Millions of Americans turn to PBS NewsHour for the solid, reliable reporting that has made the long-running program one of the most trusted news programs on television and radio.
Saturday, 6-7am The People's Pharmacy
Everything from home remedies to the latest breakthrough drugs are discussed on The People's Pharmacy. Pharmacologist Joe Graedon and medical anthropologist Terry Graedon talk to leading experts to discuss issues relating to drugs, herbs, home remedies, vitamins and related health topics.
Saturday, 5-7pm; Sunday, 10am-12pm A Prairie Home Companion
Long-running live radio variety show hosted by Garrison Keillor, featuring comedy sketches, music, and Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."
Sunday, 7-8pm Radiolab
Radiolab, with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, is an award-winning radio show and podcast weaving stories and science into compelling sound and music-rich documentaries.
Friday, 1-2pm Science Friday
Each week, Science Friday focuses on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join Science Friday's host, Ira Flatow, a veteran science journalist, to discuss science - and to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.
Sunday, 8-9pm Snap Judgment
Snap Judgment explores the decisions people make that change everything. Host Glynn Washington takes listeners on a narrative journey, exploring decisions that define lives. The show has been called "Storytelling ... with a beat".
Sunday, 6-7pm Studio 360
Host Kurt Andersen and guests look at the myriad intersections between the arts, popular culture and everyday life, with current issues and trends as the jumping-off points.
Monday-Friday, 11am-12pm The Takeaway
The Takeaway is the national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Host John Hockenberry, along with the The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invites listeners every morning to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online here at thetakeaway.org.
Sunday, 2-3pm TED Radio Hour
The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems AND new ways to think and create. Hosted by Guy Raz, each show is centered on a common theme - such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections.
Monday-Friday, 8-9pm Tell Me More
From the opinions of global newsmakers to listeners, personal experiences of life-changing travel, the wisdom of renowned thinkers, activists and spiritual leaders - and intimate dispatches of daily life around the world from NPR News correspondents on the ground - the NPR talk show Tell Me More with host Michel Martin brings fresh voices and perspectives to public radio.
Monday-Thursday, 12-2pm and 9-11pm Think
Insightful discussion of topics ranging from history, current events and technology to food and wine, travel and entertainment.
Currently on Think:
- Misty’s Dream
- Plastic Oh No
Saturday, 12-1pm and 9-10pm This American Life
This American Life, with host Ira Glass, documents and describes contemporary America with stories that are alternately engaging, intimate, surprising, funny, disturbing, and bittersweet.
Sunday, 10-11pm Travel With Rick Steves
Travel with Rick Steves is a fun, hour-long weekly talk show with guest experts, practical advice and calls and questions from travelers.
Saturday, 11am-12pm; Sunday, 1-2pm Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me
Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program, hosted by Peter Sagal, with judge-scorekeeper Carl Kasell. Each week, test your knowledge against some of the best and the brightest in the news and entertainment worlds..
Saturday, 1-2pm A Way With Words
Public radio's show about words and language and how we use them, with Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett.
Saturday, 7-10am Weekend Edition Saturday
From civil wars to hospital rooms, police stations to America's backyards, Weekend Edition Saturday, hosted by NPR's Scott Simon, covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.
Sunday, 7-10am Weekend Edition Sunday
NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday, hosted by Audie Cornish, combines the news with colorful arts and human-interest features, appealing to the curious and eclectic with a visit from Puzzlemaster, Will Shortz, puzzle editor of The New York Times.
Monday-Friday, 2-3pm The World
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