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Daily Schedule

As of December 1, you'll hear a new weeknight line-up on WNYC-FM. Learn about these schedule changes here.

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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Rise and Shine

    On today’s show: we’ll look at the countries that are expected to rise in the years ahead (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), and how they’ll interact with the West. Director Philippe Falardeau talks about his new film, “Monsieur Lazhar.” Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a sculpture of a Huastec goddess. Plus, Please Explain is all about deep sea exploration.

  • 01:00 AM
    A History of the World in 100 Objects
  • Sculpture of Huastec Goddess

    From Mexico to Easter Island, the followers of many world religions used objects to become closer to their gods. Neil MacGregor finds five such devotional items.

    Read more about the Sculpture of Huastec Goddess.

  • 01:15 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Rise and Shine

    On today’s show: we’ll look at the countries that are expected to rise in the years ahead (Brazil, Russia, India, and China), and how they’ll interact with the West. Director Philippe Falardeau talks about his new film, “Monsieur Lazhar.” Today’s installment of A History of the World in 100 Objects takes a look at a sculpture of a Huastec goddess. Plus, Please Explain is all about deep sea exploration.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 06:00 AM
    Specials
  • Sustainable Design for the Future

    Sustainable planning – of buildings, communities and products -- can be part of the architecture of everyday life. This program explores green cities and towns, where sustainable ideas are part of the architecture of everyday life and large projects, encompassing the whole community, major green technologies, and small, inexpensive products ...

  • 07:00 AM
    On The Media
  • Reporting in North Korea, Open Season for Political Scandals, and More

    The trickiness of reporting on North Korea, the beginning of the political scandal season, and the media myth of failing schools.

  • 08:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday
  • NPR’s Scott Simon adds the world’s top news and features to your Saturday morning coffee. 

  • 10:00 AM
    Car Talk
  • For years, America’s funniest auto mechanics, Click and Clack, have offered insights on that weird sound your Volkswagen makes.

  • 11:00 AM
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!
  • The NPR news quiz where the panelists are funny, the limericks are lyrical and you get to shout answers at your radio. Hosted by Peter Sagal.

  • 12:00 PM
    The Jonathan Schwartz Show
  • A master of the Great American Songbook, Jonathan guides listeners through decades of tunes, drawing from his encyclopedic knowledge of music and friendships with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Stephen Sondheim. 

  • 04:00 PM
    Freakonomics Radio
  • Freakonomics Radio: Eating and Tweeting

    In this episode of Freakonomics Radio, we look at the tension between “slow food” – a return to the past – and the food future. You’ll hear from slow-food champion Alice Waters and uber-modernist Nathan Myhrvold, who advocates bringing more science into the kitchen – including, perhaps, a centrifuge, a ...

  • 05:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 06:00 PM
    A Prairie Home Companion
  • From the American heartland of Lake Wobegon to Town Hall in New York City, humorist, writer and hardcore Minnesotan Garrison Keillor hosts the variety show that’s as homespun as it is sharp.

  • 08:00 PM
    Special Programming
     
     
  • 09:00 PM
    This American Life
  • Themed, offbeat, (mostly) true stories that shed new light on the extraordinary side of everyday life. Host Ira Glass and a regular cast of personalities, including David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell and Mike Birbiglia, bring the best of nonfiction storytelling to the radio.

  • 10:00 PM
    Selected Shorts
  • Selected Shorts: Speeding Away

    A lot of people listen to SELECTED SHORTS in their cars.  In this program, the characters are in their cars—running from a bad love affair in the first piece, and toward a natural disaster in the second.

  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • A New Type of Art Song

    For this New Sounds, take a listen to the new kind of art song.  There are some traditional America hymns, spirituals, and folk songs, recast as art songs, arranged into an unsettled and haunted landscape by George Crumb.  It’s something that composer Charles Ives did nearly 100 years before Crumb.  We’ll also hear music by Ives, as performed by Theo Bleckmann and the quintet Kneebody – a group who uses piano, trumpet, saxophone, bass, drums and some effects.