Streams

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 Brian Lehrer Show
  • Making Connections

    Historian Douglas Brinkley explains what precedent there is for President Obama’s second term, and reflects on post-Katrina lessons applicable to the post-Sandy recovery here. Plus: how disasters create communities and what it means for climate change activists; Slate’s Sasha Issenberg looks back at how the Obama campaign used data to win the election; an on-the-ground look at the Long Island communities of Long Beach and Oceanside.

  • 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
    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.

  • 06:30 AM
    Morning Edition
  • You know what that smooth jazz riff means: it’s your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates. Don’t start your day without it.

  • 09:00 AM
    The Takeaway
  • Today's Takeaway | November 22, 2012

    Hunger in New York City | Giving Thanks: Our Takeaway | Brooklyn with Reggie Watts | Adam Gopnik on the Meaning of Food | Consider the Fork: A Food Writer's Cultural History | Election Season Was a Comedy Gold Mine for SNL Writer Seth Meyers

  • 10:00 AM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec sits down with Billy Joel at a piano as Joel details the decisions -- musical and personal  -- that helped shape his music and his career.

  • 11:00 AM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec talks with Kristen Wiig, a breakout Saturday Night Live cast member star who says she loves performing, but admits “there’s also a big part of me that’s just like ‘Don’t look at me.’

    And Alec visits talk show legend Dick Cavett at his home, Tick Hall, in Montauk, Long ...

  • 12:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec goes backstage with comic actor Chris Rock after a matinee of “The Mother F**ker With The Hat” to hear what it was like for Rock to be in his first play. 

    Then Alec talks with Herb Alpert, legendary trumpeter and music producer. In 1966, Alpert’s band, The Tijuana Brass, ...

  • 01:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec visits Lorne Michaels in his office at Rockefeller Center -- the same office he’s had since 1975, when he created Saturday Night Live.

    Alec also talks with writer Erica Jong and her daughter Molly Jong-Fast as they spar about sex, the legacy of the feminist movement and the impact ...

  • 02:00 PM
    Here's The Thing
  • Alec talks with late-night legend David Letterman. Letterman admits that for a good portion of the past thirty years, he didn’t do anything else. Things have changed now; he has no patience for meetings and avoids making decisions on the show, preferring to save that energy to explore the world ...

  • 03:00 PM
    PRI's The World
  • Marco Werman hosts an engaging daily portrait of what’s happening around the world, from PRI, the BBC and WGBH in Boston.

  • 04:00 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.

  • 06:30 PM
    Marketplace
  • Marketplace is not only about money and business, but about people, local economies and the world — and what it all means to us.

  • 07:00 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.

  • 08:00 PM
    Third Coast International Audio Festival
  • The Third Coast International Audio Festival brings the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the national airwaves in a special two-hour program. Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast. This year's special showcases the winners of the 2012 TC/RHDF Competition, interviews with the winning producers, ...

  • 10:00 PM
    The Diane Rehm Show
  • Veteran host Diane Rehm guides powerful conversations on an array of topics with distinguished thinkers of our times.

  • 11:00 PM
    The PBS NewsHour
  • The PBS NewsHour continues to provide in-depth analysis of current events with a news summary, live studio interviews, discussions and documentary reports.