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  • 12:00 AM
  • The Price of Knowledge
    Florida lawmakers are considering charging college students more to study the humanities and less for disciplines tied to in-demand jobs like engineering and tech. Michael Ruse, profe...
  • 02:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 05:00 AM
  • Keep abreast of political developments and gain insight into how New York State politicians think when you listen in as political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock converses with people in positions of power.

  • 05:30 AM
    Special Programming
  • 06:00 AM
  • Lizzie O'Leary brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at those matters with wit and wisdom.

  • 07:00 AM
  • Gabfest Radio: The “You Asked for It, Beck” Edition
    On this week’s episode, the Political Gabfest panelists discuss Michigan’s new right-to-work law and the declining power of unions while the Culture Gabfesters talk about the awa...
  • 08:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Saturday
  • Weekend Edition Saturday

    NPR’s Scott Simon adds the world’s top news and features to your Saturday morning coffee. 

  • 11:00 AM
  • 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 Brian Lehrer Show
  • The Brian Lehrer Show

    Special coverage of the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

  • 01:00 PM
  • Jesse Thorn cuts through the weeds of pop culture, with irreverent comedy, in-depth interviews and a keen eye for what’s worth knowing about.

  • 02:00 PM
    Freakonomics Radio
  • 03:00 PM
  • 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.

  • 04:00 PM
  • For years, America’s funniest auto mechanics, Click and Clack, have offered insights on that weird sound your Volkswagen makes.

  • 05:00 PM
  • 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
  • Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich host WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning show about curiosity, where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between philosophy, science, and human experience.

  • 07:00 PM
  • Humorous, heartbreaking and true stories told live on stage. No script. No props. Just a microphone, a spotlight and room full of strangers.

  • 08:00 PM
  • We continue the legacy of Danny Stiles every Saturday night with archive broadcasts of his WNYC shows.  Hear the sounds of big band music as the "Vicar of Vintage" sets your radio aglow with songs, remembrances, and the spin only he can provide.

  • 10:00 PM
  • Oscar Brand hosts the longest running radio show in history — and the first radio show to ever interview Bob Dylan — which has seen battles with mayors and blacklists to keep folk music alive on the air.

  • 11:00 PM
  • The Tavis Smiley Show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations on topics ranging from presidential power to reparations for slavery, from campaign finance reform to miscegenation in music videos — all with a special focus on black America.