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 Leonard Lopate Show
  • Capital Punishment in the U.S.; Wong Kar War on His New Film; Amy Grant; Please Explain

    On today’s show, we take a look at two of the most consequential—but largely forgotten—Supreme Court decisions on capital punishment. Director Wong Kar Wai talks about his long-awaited film “The Grandmaster.” Singer-songwriter Amy Grant discusses collaborating with James Taylor, Carole King, and others on her first album in 10 years. Plus, inspired by this week’s blue moon, Please Explain is all about the moon!

  • 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
    Freakonomics Radio
  • Freakonomics Radio: The Cobra Effect

    If you want to get rid of a nasty invasive pest, it might seem sensible to offer a bounty. But as we’ll hear in this episode of Freakonomics Radio, bounties can backfire. We look at bounties on snakes in Delhi, rats in Hanoi, and feral pigs in Fort Benning, Georgia. ...

  • 07:00 AM
    On The Media
  • WNYC’s weekly investigation into how the media shapes our world view. Veteran journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield take a closer look at what the news media does and doesn’t say, and the impact that has on our society.

  • 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
    Radiolab
  • 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.

  • 01:00 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.

  • 02:00 PM
    The Moth Radio Hour
  • Humorous, heartbreaking and true stories told live on stage. No script. No props. Just a microphone, a spotlight and room full of strangers.

  • 03:00 PM
    Ask Me Another
  • Part comedy, part musical revue, part pub trivia night. Host and comedian Ophira Eisenberg and musical sidekick Jonathan Coulton run contestants and celebrities through an hour of puzzles, word play and comedic reimaginings of your favorite songs.

  • 04:00 PM
    Studio 360
  • Elmore Leonard & High School Band Finale

    This week in Studio 360, we remember master crime writer Elmore Leonard, who died this week, with an interview from 2005. Our Battle of the High School Bands concludes when rock star judges Andrew W.K. and Thao Nguyen pick a winning song and unveil their cover version. Kurt asks Tony ...

  • 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
    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.